CHICAGO (WLS) -- Christmas is still more than three months away but the search for Chicago's official holiday tree starts today.
The 109th Annual Christmas Tree will return to Millennium Park as the centerpiece of a full slate of holiday programming, the city announced Thursday.
From now through October 7, the city is taking nominations.
The winning tree will go up in Millennium Park, where the lighting ceremony is set for November 18 and will remain illuminated until Janurary 8.
All nominated trees must meet the following criteria:
Trees that do not meet these criteria will not be considered, city officials said.
Sumbissions should include:
You can submit your nominations at email@example.com.