PHOTOS: Thousands Celebrate 2015 Rockefeller Tree Lighting

Thousands flocked to Rockefeller Center for the annual tree lighting, including some familiar faces from NBC New York.

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The Rockefeller tree lights up for thousands of spectators.
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People watch as the Rockefeller Center tree is lit. The Norway Spruce tree stands at about 78 feet tall and is lit with over 40,000 multi-colored LED lights.
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Moments before the tree lights up.
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And the countdown begins...
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The tree lights up in front of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
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The tree lighting ceremony lit up an otherwise foggy night.
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The tree in its full glory.
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Thousands cheered and took photos.
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NBC New York's general manager Eric Lerner was at the tree lighting, as were his son Ari, his daughter Kyra, and his wife Amy.
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NBC New York anchor Chuck Scarborough and his wife, Ellen Ward Scarborough, on the red carpet.
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NBC New York anchor Shiba Russell on the red carpet.
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NBC New York's Katherine Creag, Shiba Russell, Michael George, Brynn Gingras, Checkey Beckford and Marc Santia pose for a memento shot.
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NBC New York's Katherine Creag, Shiba Russell, Michael George, Brynn Gingras, Checkey Beckford and Marc Santia pose for a memento shot.
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People watch as the Rockefeller Center tree is lit.
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NBC New York's Janice Huff, Chris Glorioso and Pat Battle.
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NBC New York's Checkey Beckford, Michael George, Brynn Gingras, Katherine Creag and Marc Santia on the red carpet.
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NBC New York's Sarah Wallace.
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NBC New York's Bruce Beck and the tree.
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NBC New York's Dave Price and Natalie Pasquarella on the red carpet.
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Chris Glorioso and Janice Huff.
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NBC New York's Brynn Gingras, Katherine Creag and Pei-Sze Cheng.
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NBC New York's Brynn Gingras and George to the Rescue's George Oliphant.
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New York Live hosts Sara Gore and Joelle Garguilo.
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Actor Laz Alonso on the red carpet.
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The De Cecco family of De Cecco USA.
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Geraldine Gately, Yolanda Askew, Marla Mudd, Nina Lloyd, Eric Wiener, Vicki Fabricant and Robin Borst.
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NBC New York's tree lighting party.
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NBC New York's tree lighting party.
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People watch as the Rockefeller Center tree is lit .
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