Chicago begins search for 2016 official Christmas tree

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Friday, September 30, 2016
Chicago Christmas tree lighting ceremony tonight
The lighting ceremony for the city's Christmas Tree will be held Tuesday night. This is the first year the tree is in Millennium Park.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- It's beginning to look like Christmas.

Now through Oct. 21, the City of Chicago will accept nominations for the city's official Christmas tree.

The family of the selected tree will get the opportunity to flip the switch and light the tree at Millennium Park on Nov. 18.

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Chicago's official Christmas tree was moved from Daley Plaza to Millennium Park for the first time last year.