83nd Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting, NYC

Mariah Carey | Photo: Marco Sagliocco

When: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 @ 7 PM

Hot Spot: Rockefeller Center, NYC

Deets: The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a world-wide symbol of the holidays in New York City. The 2015 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time on Wednesday, December 2, with live performances from 7–9PM, at Rockefeller Plaza, between West 48th and West 51st Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Tens of thousands will crowd the sidewalks for the event and hundreds of millions will watch it live across the globe. The Tree will remain lit and can be viewed until 8PM on January 6, 2016.

Who You May Spot: The Band Perry will be performing. Also scheduled to take the stage during 2015’s Christmas in Rockefeller Center special are Sting, James Taylor, Mary J. Blige, Andrea Bocelli, Andy Grammer, Carly Rae Jepsen and Pentatonix.

Hint For The Average Socialite: This event is free and open to the public.

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting | Photo: Marco Sagliocco/PR Photos