Chicago is looking for their next official Christmas tree.

The city is currently accepting nominations to find the perfect tree to put up in Millennium Park this Christmas season.

Here are the criteria:

  • A spruce or fir at least 55 feet tall
  • Located less than 100 miles from downtown Chicago
  • Nominations need at least two close-up photos
  • An essay on why your tree should be selected

If you have a tree that you think is a good fit you can mail your entry here:

Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

ATTN: Christmas Tree Contest

78 E. Washington Street

Chicago Il 60602

Entries are due by October 20.

Good luck to any that enter.

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