The Rockefeller Center in New York City is a busy place at Christmas time. It starts with a  Christmas Concert and Tree Lighting Ceremony. This year’s Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Center concert performers included Mariah Carey, Rod Stewart, CeeLo Green, Scotty McCreery, Il Volo, Victoria Justice, Brooke White,  Trace Adkins and Tony Bennett,  Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and The Muppets.

Rockefeller Cristmas Tree

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Rockefeller Tree 2012 Tree Cutting

The 2012 80 foot tree came from the property of Mount Olive, New Jersey, resident Joseph Balku.

 Rockefeller Tree Lighting 2012