The 80th Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Concert / Holiday Event Nov 28, 2012

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting - Concert | Holiday Event in New York.
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A tradition that has been a part of Rockefeller Center since the 1930s, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting is a signature holiday experience in New York City. Every November, an enormous tree is hoisted into... ... read more

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The 80th Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Description

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting - Concert | Holiday Event in New York.

A tradition that has been a part of Rockefeller Center since the 1930s, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting is a signature holiday experience in New York City.

Every November, an enormous tree is hoisted into the Center’s courtyard and decorated with roughly 30,000 lights – which require nearly five miles of wiring – and a 550-pound star is placed on the tree’s top.

Free to attend, the ceremonial Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting usually takes place on November 30th, drawing a mass audience to the Center. The lighting is also broadcast nationally on NBC, so the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting draws several million viewers to their TVs as well.

After the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting, the tree remains lit till the first week of January.

The 80th Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting User Comments

Anonymous Nov 21, 2012
I am so excited to see the lighting of the Christmas tree. I just found my Family last year and my cousins from England are meeting my husband and I in NYC, it will be there 1st time to the States.
Chris M. Oct 18, 2012
I watch almost every year and it really signals the beginning of the holiday season for me. Forget people who start decorating in mid-November, until Thanksgiving is over and the Rockefeller tree is lit you should not be putting up lights. Christmas in NYC is really magical and this is always step 1 of the process, I would love to see it in person.
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