Macy's 2019 Great Tree Lighting ceremony will include performances from Lea Michele, CeCe Winans and Carly Pearce

Channel 2's Lauren Davis reports on Atlanta's holiday tradition.

The 72nd edition of the Macy’s Atlanta Great Tree Lighting will include a musical backdrop from Lea Michele, CeCe Winans and Carly Pearce.

The event, Nov. 24 at Lenox Square (parking is limited, MARTA use is encouraged), will also air live on WSB-TV.

Photos from the Great Tree Lighting on Nov. 24.

Actress/singer Michele - known for her work on Broadway and in “Glee” - along with gospel staple Winans and country music’s Pearce kick off the entertainment at 6:30 p.m., with the tree lighting ceremony slated to begin at 7 p.m. The Macy’s All-Star Holiday Choir, Macy’s Children’s Choir and Macy’s Magical Stars will also perform.

Two patients from the Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – 5-year-old Brooks and 10-year-old Makayla – will serve as honorary tree lighters and help “flip the switch” to illuminate the tree.

As is tradition, the evening’s conclusion includes a fireworks finale set to holiday music in keeping with the theme of “Believe in Wonder.”

The installment of the Atlanta Great Tree – an eco-friendly, reusable tree that stands 56 feet tall and will be adorned with 45,000 multi-colored LED lights – begins Nov. 11 and will take two days and a team of 12 to complete.

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