Rockefeller Center Christmas tree arrives in New York City

A symbol of the holiday season arrived in New York City on Saturday: the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.

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The 72-foot-tall Norway spruce will be decorated with 50,000 LED lights and overlook the Rockefeller ice skating rink, The Associated Press reported.

The lighting of the tree, which will feature a 900-pound Swarovski crystal star, will take place Nov. 28 in a televised ceremony.

This year's tree hails from a private property in Wallkill, New York, the AP reported. The tree's owners nicknamed it "Shelby."

Credit: Diane Bondareff

Credit: Diane Bondareff

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