News 6 morning team hosts lighting of Christmas tree at Lake Eola in Orlando

72-foot tree has 160,000 LED lights and 7,000 ornaments

ORLANDO, Fla. – The big Christmas tree made its return to Lake Eola in downtown Orlando.

The lighting of the 72-foot tree was held Friday.

The News 6 morning team hosted the ceremony with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer.

It took crews five days to construct the tree, which contains 160,000 LED lights and 7,000 ornaments.

During the holiday season, guests will be able to view a 15-minute synchronized light and music show.

The show will be played at 5:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 8:45 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. each night during the holiday season.


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Jon is a Web Producer for ClickOrlando and has been with News 6 since March 2019.