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Union Square’s Macy’s Tree Lighting

What’s 80 feet tall, has 700 ornaments and over 40,000 twinkling lights?
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Macy’s Great Tree in Union Square, San Francisco’s most recognized Christmas tree standing 83-feet tall, decorated with more than 43,000 twinkling energy-efficient LED lights and 700 shining ornaments, will be officially lit on Friday, November 24, 2017.

28th Annual Macy’s Great Tree Lighting
Friday, November 24, 2017 | 5:30 pm
Union Square Park | Geary and Powell, San Francisco, CA

Enjoy a special performance by Us the Duo, an American folk pop duo and Carmen Cusack. Carmen is a theater actress and singer known for playing Elphaba in the musical Wicked. Also, joining the celebration will be the San Francisco Boys Chorus and Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Playhouse’s A Christmas Story: The Musical, plus there will be a visit from Snoopy, Santa and more.

The Christmas tree will be lit at the end of the ceremony, around 6:50 p.m.

For Best Viewing
For the best viewing, get there really early, or head up to the balcony off of the Cheesecake Factory in the Macy’s building and see the view from above.