Interesting Facts About Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree [Infographic]

By on December 19, 2013

In the eccentric vicinity of New York lies the Rockefeller Center in mid-town Manhattan. Colorful lights and jingle bells begin to rhyme with chimes around this time of the year. A tradition follows to this very day!

Since 1933, The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a large Christmas tree placed annually in Rockefeller Center, typically a Norway Spruce. The ceremonial dressing of the tree begins towards the end of November every year, and usually goes live by December.

The whole nation also usually witness this blissful merry from there very homes, just by tuning in to the Live broadcast from NBC’s show Christmas in Rockefeller Center.

The tradition began unofficially during the Great Depression-era (1931) when the Rockefeller Center was merely a framework of pillars.

If you would like to witness the event in person this year, you can be there any day between 4th of Dec’13 to 7th of Jan’14.

Except on the Christmas & New Year’s Eve visitors can plan between 5:30am to 11:30AM. On the Christmas Day it would be bliss to be there all day round. Conventionally the Lights go off at 9:00PM on the New Year Eve and the whole nation prepares for the countdown.

Rockefeller Center ChristmasTree Facts

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