Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Ceremony Brings Some Holiday Cheer to NYC

The 75 foot high Norway Spruce wrapped in five miles of wire and 50,000 LED lights kicks off the Christmas season in NYC

From the LifeMinute.TV Team

December 3, 2020

Long Live New York City!

The 88th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony was held last night in New York City with performances by Tori Kelly and Dan + Shay.

The 2020 tree, a Norway Spruce, from Oneonta, NY, stands 75 feet high, 45 feet wide and is wrapped in five miles of wire and 50,000 LED lights and topped with a Swarovski Star. 

Rock Center began its iconic Tree Lighting Ceremony in 1933, when a Christmas tree was placed in front of the then-RCA Building and decorated with 700 lights.  

Viewing guidelines, approved by New York State and New York City, will follow social distancing and capacity control protocols and masks must be worn.

Viewing entrances at 49th and 50th Streets at 5th and 6th Avenues only, from 8 a.m. to midnight every day. Visit for more info.  

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