rockefeller_treeOne of the highlights of the Holiday season in New York City is the lighting of the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center. The 2010 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time on Tuesday, November 30, 2010. There will be live and taped performances from 7 P.M. – 9 P.M., at Rockefeller Plaza, between West 48th & West 51st Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues, Manhattan.The tree, traditionally a Norway Spruce, is illuminated by 30,000 environmentally friendly LED lights on five miles of wire, and crowned by a Swarovski crystal star.  And best of all it’s free.

The Christmas Tree will be illuminated from 5:30 A.M. – 11:30 P.M. daily, all day (24 hours) on Christmas Day and 5:30 A.M. – 9 P.M. on New Year’s Eve.

TREE LIGHTING DATE:  Tuesday, November 30, 2010

TIME:  7:00 – 9:00 P.M. (8:55 P.M. Tree Lighting)

PLACE:Rockefeller Center Between 48th & 51st Streets And 5th & 6th Avenues

For more information, the public can call 212-632-3975.