Sound the trumpets. The world's most famous Christmas Tree has been chosen to light up Rockefeller Center this holiday season.

Travel to Rockefeller Center

The tree will make its way to Rockefeller Center in New York City with a special escort on November 11,  where it'll be wrapped in more than 50,000 multi-colored, energy-saving LED lights and crowned with a 9-foot, 900-pound Swarovski star covered in 3 million crystals.

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Live Tree Lighting

The official tree lighting will take place during "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" on NBC on November 29 at 8 PM. Kelly Clarkson will host the annual event.

To celebrate the Christmas Tree’s arrival, Rockefeller Center invites guests of all ages to enjoy a day filled with live music and kid-friendly activities.

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 Tree to Housing

After the holidays are over, the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is milled into lumber and sent to Habitat for Humanity where it's used for affordable housing.

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Vestal, New York Tree

This year’s tree was chosen from a home in Vestal, New York. The 80-year-old Norway Spruce stands 80 feet tall and weighs about 12 tons.

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See the Tree in Person

You can see the 91st Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in person. It'll be on display between West 49th and 50th Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues and will be lit daily from 6 AM to 12 AM and 24 hours on Christmas Day.

10 Years of Christmas Trees in Rockefeller Center

Check out more than a decade of Christmas trees in Rockefeller Center.

Gallery Credit: Credit - Polly McAdams

11 Christmas Towns in New York to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

New York City may be home to the Rockefeller Christmas tree but there are several small towns and villages that will get you in the holiday spirit with all the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple.

Gallery Credit: Credit - Polly McAdams

Longest Christmas Lights Display in the World a Short Drive from CNY

Millions travel to Niagara Falls for the Winter Festival of Lights to see the more than 3 million lights and spectacular fireworks displays that run from November 18, 2023, through January 7, 2024.

Gallery Credit: Credit - Polly McAdams

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