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City now accepting nominations for Chicago's official Christmas tree

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Do you have a tree that could help Chicago deck the halls this holiday season?

Starting Wednesday, you can nominate your tree to be Millennium Park's official Christmas tree. 

Here are the requirements: 

  • The tree needs to be at least 45 feet tall.
  • Must be no more than 50 miles from The Loop. 
  • Preferably a Norway spruce or fir tree.    

You have until October 12 to enter. 

Submissions must be sent to with:

  • Owner's name, address, phone number and email
  • Brief description of why the tree should be selected 
  • At least two pictures of the tree 
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