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Christmas Tree Lightings in NYC

The best free entertainment during the holidays are the numerous tree lightings all over the city. Enjoy.

Rockefeller Center Tree
50th Street and Fifth Ave, (212) 332-7654
The Rockefeller Center Tree is a spectacular mountain of branches covered with around 5 miles of lights. The lighting ceremony takes place every year on the first Wednesday after Thanksgiving and features an evening of celebrity guests and performers. On view daily through January 3rd from 5:30am to 11:30pm, all day on Christmas, and from 5:30am to 9pm on New Year's Eve.