NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree was cut down Thursday to begin its trip to the city.
It’s expected to arrive in Midtown on Saturday.
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Stay tuned: the 2021 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree arrives in 2 days! pic.twitter.com/HCrVYCp8BI
— Rockefeller Center (@rockcenternyc) November 11, 2021
Last week, the 79-foot Norway Spruce was bound and packed up in Elkton, Maryland.READ MORE: New York City's New Vaccine Mandate Also Impacts Kids 5-11
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Workers will wrap it more than 50,000 lights, and the tree will be lit up on December 1.