Universal Studios and NBC4 announced that the second annual THE WISHING TREE event, inviting viewers to pay it forward by making a wish for someone deserving is beginning Monday, November 21 through Thursday, December 15. People are encouraged to submit wishes for friends and family at NBCLA.com/wishingtree. Guests are also invited to share their wishes in person at Universal CityWalk’s holiday-themed 5 TOWERS PLAZA.
Every night from December 12-16, NBC4 will grant the wishes live from Universal CityWalk during the NBC4 News starting at 4 p.m. with Weathercaster Fritz Coleman. For the next four weeks, viewers are encouraged to make wishes for others who are important in their lives. Everyone is welcome to join NBC4 and be part of the live wish reveals at the “5 Towers” plaza on Universal CityWalk.
Those visiting The Wishing Tree are encouraged to post photos and videos on social media using #NBC4You. Updates and a schedule of the Holidays at Universal CityWalk can be found at http://www.CityWalkHollywood.com as well as on CityWalk’s Facebook- Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Twitter and Instagram @CityWalkLA.Viewers can tune in to NBC4’s Today in LA at 4:30 to 7 a.m. and NBC4 News at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., and follow @NBCLA on social media for daily highlights.
In addition to The Wishing Tree, Universal CityWalk celebrates the spirit of the season, beginning the day after Thanksgiving on Friday, November 25 through Sunday, January 1. A spectacular 40-foot tall Christmas tree will glisten with 200,000 LED icicles choreographed to the lights and sounds of the season in the 5 Towers plaza. Santa Claus will make nightly appearances and offer special photo opportunities at “5 Towers.” Admission to Universal CityWalk is free.