CHICAGO (CBS)– It’s a sign the holidays are on the way.

Chicago’s Christmas tree has officially arrived at Millennium Park.

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The 45-foot tree was cut down Friday in Morgan Park. It was selected from nearly 50 nominations and was donation by a retired Chicago Public Schools teacher.

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The tree will be delivered at 10 a.m. The virtual lighting service will take place on Nov. 19.

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