It’s official, the 2021 Rockefeller Christmas Tree has finally arrived!
If you remember last year’s anticlimactic arrival, you can imagine New Yorker’s excitement when they saw this year’s perfectly plump tree stood up in Rockefeller Center Plaza.
And though there were some hilarious reactions from last year’s “thinner than normal” tree, it’s refreshing to see the iconic symbol of the holiday season return with its rightful glory upon first impression.
The 79-foot Norway Spruce arrived this past Saturday, November 13th all the way from Maryland.
After being unwrapped, the tree can now enter our favorite phase—decoration time! This year’s tree will be decked out in 50,000 LED lights and topped with a sparkling Swarovski star.
Here’s a first look at the progress: