Obamas Merrily Mingle With Elves

The first family traditionally socializes with the tiny creatures before the annual Christmas in Washington gala.

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The Obama family greeted elves... errr, we meant, children dressed as elves, before attending performances at the annual Christmas in Washington gala on Sunday.
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Digging the shoes!
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This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Christmas in Washington gala, which featured performances by Jennifer Hudson, Cee-Lo and Justin Bieber.
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...Where's Santa?
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The gala started with the National Anthem.
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Also in attendance: The Band Perry and Conan O'Brien.
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