Virginia State Capitol Christmas tree lights up in ceremony closed to public

Virginia State Capitol Christmas tree lights up in ceremony closed to public
The lighting of the State Capitol Christmas tree will take place on Dec. 2 at 5 p.m. (Source: Pixabay)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The Virginia State Capitol Christmas tree lit up in a ceremony closed to the public this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Watch the tree lighting below:

Virginia State Capitol Christmas tree lighting

🌲TREE LIGHTING🌲 Governor and First Lady Northam participate in the annual tree lighting ceremony for the Virginia State Capitol Christmas tree at 5 p.m.

Posted by NBC12 on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The lighting of the tree took place on Dec. 2 at 5 p.m.

This year’s State Capitol Christmas tree is a 25 foot Norway Spruce donated by Claybrooke Farm in Mineral, Va.

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