Take the Train to the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center will take place on Wednesday, November 30 and the subway is the best way to get there.
The festivities begin at 5 p.m. and end with the lighting of the tree at 9 p.m.Nearby recommended subway stops are:Times Square-42nd Street (N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3, 7), Grand Central-42nd Street (S, 4, 5, 6), 47th-50th Sts/Rockefeller Center (B, D, F, M) and 5th Avenue/53d Street (E,M).
The following buses serving the Rockefeller Center area will be rerouted or skip stops during the ceremony to avoid congestion:M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M7, M50, X1, X7, X9, X10, X12, X14, X17, X27, X28, X30, X37, X38, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM7A, BxM8, BxM9, BxM10, BxM11, BxM18, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BM5 and Q32.
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