The 2011 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 with live and taped performances from 7 P.M. – 9 P.M., at Rockefeller Plaza, Manhattan.

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a symbol of the holidays in New York City. The tree, a Norway Spruce, is illuminated by 30,000 LED lights and crowned by a Swarovski crystal star.