Macy's Great Tree lighting at Lenox Square

Macy's Great Tree lighting at Lenox Square

ATLANTA,None — Channel 2 WSB-TV brings the lighting of Atlanta’s most recognized Christmas tree to homes all over North Georgia. For more than six decades, generations of Atlantans have welcomed the holiday season with the lighting of the Macy’s Great Tree.

Channel 2’s Monica Pearson and David Chandley host the live broadcast from Lenox Square on Thanksgiving night.

Pre-show entertainment begins at 6:15 p.m., hosted by Kicks 101.5 FM’s Cadillac Jack. The pre-show will feature behind the scenes interviews and exciting performances by the evening’s entertainers.

Content Continues Below

The live broadcast begins at 7 p.m. with musical performances by American Idol winner Scotty McCreery; three time Grammy winners, Mary Mary; a holiday dance from Marietta's own Melanie Moore, winner of So You Think You Can Dance; and Atlanta native, Erica Nicole.

The holiday celebration will be capped off with a fantastic fireworks finale set to holiday music and the lighting of a 70-foot white pine filled with over 4,000 lights. Join Channel 2 WSB-TV for this exciting and memorable way to kick off the holiday season!

WHAT:        Macy’s Great Tree Lighting

WHO:           Hosted by Monica Pearson and David Chandley

WHEN:        November 24, 2011 at 7 p.m. on Channel 2 WSB-TV       

About Channel 2 WSB-TV The ABC Affiliate is part of Cox Media Group and ranks as Atlanta's number one local television station. The station also operates its website,, its mobile site,, and airs MeTV on its digital channel 2.2.

About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group, Inc. is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. With $1.8 billion in revenue, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 85 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.  Additionally, CMG owns and operates Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America.   For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at