The most famous tree of 2020, the 88th Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, a Norway spruce, hails from Oneonta, New York. There will be no public access to the tree lighting ceremony, however, the public is invited to view the live national broadcast “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” from home on NBC. Details about how to visit the lit Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be announced in the coming weeks. Schedule as follows:
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- Nov. 14—The Tree arrives at Rockefeller Center.
- Dec. 2—The Tree will be lit for the first time on Rockefeller Plaza.
- Dec. 25—On Christmas Day, the lights shine for a full 24 hours.
- Dec. 31—On New Year’s Eve, visiting hours are from 6 am to 9 pm.