Submit Your Tree to Be Chicago's Official Christmas Tree

You can submit your tree to be Chicago's official Christmas tree! Here are some of the rules:

-Tree submissions must be 55 feet or taller

-Must be a spruce or fir tree (pine trees are ineligible)

-tree must be less than 100 miles from the city's loop

You must submit two photos of the tree, one from afar and one close up, by October 19th.

Here's more to know if you're going to submit your tree:

"To nominate a tree, submissions must include the owner’s name, address, phone and email along with a brief description on why the tree should be Chicago's offical Christmas tree, including any additional background information as to what makes the tree special. Entries can be sent via email to or via mail to: Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, ATTN: Christmas Tree Contest, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, IL. 60602."

Be sure to click HERE if you want to learn more about submitting your tree!



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