ET's Kevin Frazier is on the ground in Washington, DC, where security is on high alert for the National Christmas Tree Lighting.
Kevin talks to Sara Greenstein, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer for of Underwriters Laboratories about keeping safety and security paramount at the event. Watch the video to see how the high-security measures are put into place.
Families are reminded to keep safe at home too -- visit SafetyAtHome.org to see ways to keep the holidays safe.
Common will serve as host, who tells Kevin he's honored to be part of the event. "I feel so excited and blessed to be able to host the National Christmas Tree Lighting ... and to be down with the first family," he says.
The rapper/actor and President Barack Obama are personal friends and even go to church together.
"This guy is really just a good-hearted person," he says of Obama. "They're beautiful people. I love to be part of a moment that is good and about good people."