Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting

One of the beloved events in New York are the tree lighting ceremonies in New York.

There are always disagreements on what the ceremony should be called (the “lighting of the Christmas Tree” or “lighting of the Holiday Tree”) but one thing that they can all agree on is that is it a magical event not to be missed.

Rockefeller Center
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020

Available for five weeks daily from 5:30am – 11:30pm (after the annual ceremonial lighting at 8:55PM on the Wednesday following Thanksgiving), the Rockefeller Center provides one of the best attractions for locals and visitors to see. For changes and current tree lighting times for Rockefeller Center, visit

About the Author

After years of writing about the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on my Hackintosh and HackBook, I have evolved into the persona of The Tree Guy and I'll be here at least once a day to update you on the never-ending search for the perfect tree.