The Lighting of the Macy's Tree high atop Lenox Square Mall is a holiday tradition in Atlanta. Thanksgiving night, thousands gather for the big event. The preshow starts at 6:15 and there will be performances by Katharine McPhee, Chuck Wicks, Bobby V, Austin Renfroe, & Macy's All-Star Choir. The highlight of the event is the tree lighting and a fireworks show with holiday music.
The lighting of the tree will also be broadcast on WSB (Channel 2) starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday.