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Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting: See photos

Christmastime is here.

The 2017 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, a 75-foot, 80-year-old Norway spruce from State College, Pennsylvania, was unveiled on Wednesday with a little help from celebrity performers Gwen Stefani, Brett Eldridge, Leslie Odom Jr., Pentatonix and more.

Kick off the start of the holiday season with photos from the ceremony.

Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani performs during the tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

Auli'i Cravalho

Auli'i Cravalho performs during the tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

The Tenors

The Tenors perform during the tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

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Train

Patrick Monahan of Train performs during the tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

The Rockettes

The Rockettes perform during the 85th Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and 'Today' hosts

Hoda Kotb, Savannah Guthrie, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Al Roker push the tree-lighting button onstage during the ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

Harry Connick Jr.

Harry Connick Jr. performs during the tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr. performs during the tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

Brett Eldredge

Brett Eldredge performs at the tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

The Rock Center tree

Rockefeller Center and its famous Christmas tree are all lit up on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

Spectators watch from windows

People watch from an upper floor of a building in Rockefeller Plaza as they wait to see the Christmas tree lighting on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

The crowd

People wait to see the tree lighting on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.