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The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to be Lit This Wednesday
November 28, 2022, 11:38.46 am ET



Get ready for the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree set for Wednesday, Nov 30th. The 82-feet tall, 50-feet wide Norway Spruce will be lit with 50,000 multicolored LED lights and a 900-pound star covered in 3 million crystals.

This year’s entertainers include Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton perform their holiday single, "You Make It Feel Like Christmas," as well as appearances from Jimmie Allen, Andrea Bocelli, Alicia Keys, and more.

The lighting ceremony will take place from 7-10pm at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. The tree will remain lit daily from 6am to 9pm with the exceptions of Chriostmas Day and New Year’s Eve when it will be lit for 24 hours. After the holidays, the tree will be milled into lumber for Habitat for Humanity.


Arrival of the 2022 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree