The annual lighting of the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will take place Wednesday night -- and you can watch the festivities live from home on NBC 5 or wherever you are on NBCDFW.com*.
Thousands of spectactors are expected to crowd walkways near the Plaza to witness the illumination of a 75-foot tall, 12-plus ton Norway spruce grown in Pennsylvania. The tree lighting will be the culmination of a two-hour TV special featuring live performances by some of music's biggest stars.
The evening includes festive performances by Brett Eldredge, Jennifer Nettles, Leslie Odom Jr., Pentatonix, Gwen Stefani and The Tenors, with additional acts to be announced. NBC's "Today" anchors Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker will host the holiday special.
The event begins at 7 p.m., and the event can be watched on TV, online or on a smartphone, by clicking this link.
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