New York (CBS New York) – The Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center You will shine brightly after Wednesday night’s lighting ceremony.
The 79-foot-high spruce is decorated with 50,000 lights.
The tree was donated by a family from Maryland and Arrived in town two weeks ago.
If you want to see the tree up close, expect streets to be closed in Midtown. There will be pedestrianized areas on 49th and 50th Streets between Sixth Avenue and Fifth Avenue. That area will expand to 48th and 52nd Streets on Wednesday.