Each year, countless people flock to Rockefeller Center or tune in from their televisions to watch the star-studded performances and the event’s defining moment: the lighting of the massive tree.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is carefully selected each year among candidates from across the country, this world-famous tree is the best of the best.
Lights go on just after Thanksgiving, and the tree is available on display for all to see for the entire month. It’s worth a visit to Rockefeller Center for even just a glimpse of this tree.
Take a tour of Rockefeller Center for the full effect.
Getting In: It’s free to see the Rockefeller tree; Rockefeller Center Tour tickets are available with the New York City Explorer Pass.