Every Christmas, thousands of New Yorkers (and tourists) travel to the bright and brilliant nexus of town: the Rockefeller Christmas Tree. This year’s version will be the best one yet, so whether you’re stopping by for the ice-skating or to see the Lighting Ceremony, you will certainly feel the magic when you witness the wonder of the 78-foot, 10-ton Norway Spruce illuminated in over 45,000 LED lights. Seriously, you have to see it. Not only is this the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting one of the best NYC events in November, but there’s also a ton of festive things to do around the landmark. We’ll tell you everything you need to know, from how to get tickets to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular including where to grab winter cocktails nearby.
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When is the Rockefeller Christmas Tree on view?
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree 2017 will be lit for the holiday season starting Wednesday, November 29 at 7pm. The humungous Norway Spruce will be illuminated every evening thereafter through 9pm on January 7.
Where is the Rockefeller Christmas Tree?
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is located at Rockefeller Center on 49th St between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
How do I get to the Rockefeller Christmas Tree?
You can get there by taking the B, D, F, M to 47th-50th Sts-Rockefeller Center.