Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree – 2022 Complete Guide

This is the Complete 2022 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Guide.

If you visit New York City during the holiday season, you must see this amazing tree.

This Tree is a must-see for both locals and visitors to New York City during the holiday season, whether you’re stopping by before ice skating on The Rink at Rockefeller Center or just passing through on your way to TIMES SQUARE.

This blog post is part of the section about the HOLIDAY SEASON

Where is the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree?

The Tree is located in MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, right in front of the ROCKEFELLER CENTER.

The exact address is 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112

Use this GOOGLE MAP link to get directions to the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.

How do I get to the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree?

Take the B/D/F/M train to the 47th-50th Sts-Rockefeller Center stop.

If you want to get more info about the NYC SUBWAY, we suggest you to read the dedicated section in our BLOG.

When does the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree usually arrives in NYC?

The Tree usually arrives in NYC about two weeks before the tree lighting ceremony to allow enough time for it to be decorated before it is lit.

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What is the best way to watch the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Ceremony?

On November 30th, you can either attend the ceremony in person or watch it on NBC.

When is the 2022 lighting ceremony of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree?

The 2022 lighting ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

Is the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Ceremony free?

Yes, you can attend the Lighting Ceremony for free.

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When can I visit the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree?

The area of the tree is open 24/7 however it is not always lit.

Starting December 1, 2022, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit daily from 6am to midnight.

On Christmas Day, the tree is lit for 24 hours and on New Year’s Eve it is lit from 6am to 9pm.

If you are looking for great ideas for your NYC NIGHTS, check the related section in our blog.

How many lights are on the tree?

There are more than 50,000 multi-colored LED lights on approximately 5 miles (8 km) of wire.

How big is the Star on the Tree?

Designed by architect Daniel Libeskind in 2018, the three dimensional Swarovski star weighs approximately 900 pounds (408.23 kg) and features 70 spikes covered in 3 million crystals.

When does the tree come down?

Typically, the last day of the Tree is by the end of the first week of January, or within the first two weeks at the most.

What else you suggest me to do in the area of the Tree?

If you are visiting the area of the tree after 4pm, make sure you also go on the 5th Avenue to view the amazing lights show of Saks 5th Avenue.

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