The annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will once again light up the plaza this week. More than 50,000 multicolored, LED lights will decorate the tree. 

Here's some information about this year's tree and what you need to know to see the lighting:

When is the 2016 tree lighting?

The lighting will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at 7 p.m. Thousands are expected to gather between West 48th and West 51st streets and Fifth and Sixth avenues to see the lighting.

The lighting will also air on NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller" special.

Who is performing at the tree lighting?

There will be live performances at the plaza that will also air during NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller" special. This year's event will include songs from Tony Bennett, Neil Diamond, Josh Groban, Dolly Parton and more.

How long will the tree be on display?

The tree will be on display until 9 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2017. It will be lit every day from 5:30 a.m. to midnight.

Where is the tree from this year?

This year's tree, a 94-foot-tall Norway spruce, came from Oneonta, New York. It was put into place at the plaza on Nov. 12.

What happens to the tree when it's taken down?

The tree will be turned into lumber and donated to Habitat for Humanity, for the 10th consecutive year.