CHICAGO (CBS) — Santa has gotten a head start on making his holiday appearances.
He stopped by Macy’s on State Street on Saturday, where the Great Tree was unveiled in the Walnut Room. Macy’s touts the Walnut Room as the first restaurant in a department store and the nation’s longest continuously running restaurant.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Wind Chill Advisory In Effect, Wind Chills Dropping Well Below Zero
The 45 foot tree, decorated with 2,000 ornaments and 6,000 lights, has been a centerpiece of the holiday season for 112 years.READ MORE: View Live Radar
Visitors also got to enjoy the 52nd annual holiday windows, which were unveiled Saturday.MORE NEWS: Many Chicago Area Schools To Close Or Go Remote Wednesday Due To Extreme Cold
This year’s theme, “Believe in the Wonder,” is told through the animated story of Sunny the Snowpal. The window display runs through Jan. 5.