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Santa Delivers 80-Foot Tall Christmas Tree To The Outlets At Anthem

By Amanda Luberto, Lauren Gilger
Published: Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 12:33pm
Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 3:51pm

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Santa Claus helps deliver Arizona's tallest Christmas tree at the Outlets at Anthem in Phoenix.

There’s exactly one week until Halloween and, in a couple months, it’ll be Christmas time — but you might not even need to wait that long.

On Thursday morning, Santa delivered an 80-foot tall Christmas tree to the Outlets at Anthem.

The fresh cut pine stands as the largest tree in the state, which had to be placed upright by a construction crane, and will be on display all season long.

Santa drove into the Outlets at Anthem on a Daisy Mountain Fire Truck to help move the tree and take pictures.

It's the 18th year that Anthem has housed the state’s largest tree in their outdoor outlet mall and, this year, it will feature more than 1.5 miles of LED lights, more than 5,000 ornaments and bows and a 3-foot copper star to top it off.

At 80-feet tall, Arizona’s tree stands taller than the one in Rockefeller Center in New York, if you can believe that.

So while you’re out getting your Halloween candy, you can stop by to see the big tree.

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