Chicago’s Next Official Christmas Tree Could Come From Your Backyard
Chicago is looking for their next official Christmas tree.
The city is currently accepting nominations to find the perfect tree to put up in Millennium Park this Christmas season.
Here are the criteria:
- A spruce or fir at least 55 feet tall
- Located less than 100 miles from downtown Chicago
- Nominations need at least two close-up photos
- An essay on why your tree should be selected
If you have a tree that you think is a good fit you can mail your entry here:
Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
ATTN: Christmas Tree Contest
78 E. Washington Street
Chicago Il 60602
Entries are due by October 20.
Good luck to any that enter.