New Haven Tree Lighting

Tune into NBC Connecticut at 7 p.m. on Nov. 29 for a special broadcast of the tree lighting with exclusive access you won't see anywhere else

NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are Connecting You to Joy with coverage of the New Haven Tree lighting.

Come join us on Thursday, Nov. 29th 4 to 8 p.m. as Santa flips the switch to activate thousands of lights on the massive tree at the New Haven Green - 250 Temple St. in New Haven.

The East Windsor Middle School Chorus won this year's "Choral Contest," sponsored by NBC CT and will be performing on the Green and live on television!

Kick off the holiday season with this free festival with a petting zoo, carnival rides, Santa visits, refreshments, live entertainment and more!

NBC Connecticut will also present our special at the New Haven tree lighting! If you cannot join us in person, tune in at 7 p.m. and watch it on NBC Connecticut.  You can also watch it live on our free mobile app.

The show will be hosted by Keisha Grant, Mike Hydeck, Kerri-Lee Mayland and Kevin Nathan.

PHOTOS: 2018 New Haven Tree Lighting

Ryan Hanrahan, Justin Schecker, Leslie Mayes and CT LIVE!'s Taylor Kinzler and Jimmy Marlow V will all be joining in the festivities on the Green.  Snow Monster will also be making a special appearance starting at 4 p.m.!

Telemundo Nueva Inglaterra's Cecy Del Carmen will be broadcasting the weather forecast live for Telemundo Connecticut from the Green from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

See the event Facebook invite here.

Here is a look at the beginning of last year's tree lighting broadcast and the moment the tree was lit last year.

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