The tree will arrive at Daley Plaza Friday night and be lit the day before Thanksgiving.
The family that donated the 75-year-old tree will help Mayor Richard M. Daley flip the switch during the 97th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Daley Plaza on November 24.
When: Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Where: Daley Plaza, Washington St. & Dearborn St., Chicago 60602
Hours: Music begins at 4:30 p.m., tree will be lit at 5 p.m.
For more information, visit www.explorechicago.us/specialevents.
The giant tree was located on soon-to-be-developed property in northwest suburban McHenry, Ill.