Actress Olivia Wilde will unveil the 2011 Swarovski Star that will crown the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at Rockefeller Plaza between 49th and 50th streets and 5th and 6th Avenues, Manhattan at 11:00 a.m. Press check-in will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Olivia will be on hand to reveal the star that will then be raised to sit atop the 74 -foot-high, 46-foot wide, 10-ton Norway Spruce for the 2011 holiday season.
This is the eighth year a Swarovski Star will adorn the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. The 2011 Swarovski Star is comprised of 25,000 crystals and one million facets. It features 30,000 multi-colored LED bulbs and a state-of-the art computer program, to create a stunning, shimmering effect through customized light sequencing.