YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — Thanksgiving may be on Thursday, but Christmas is not too far off either.

The community Christmas tree arrived in York back on Nov. 14. The tree is 30 feet tall and it was not originally meant to be a Christmas tree.

Scott and Debbie Young of Dover donated the large tree.

“They saw it on the news and they were in the process of moving it into the house and they said ‘We might as well see what happens’. We blocked school buses; kids were late for school. People were lining the streets (to see the tree),” Kate Harmon said.

Crews have been busy decorating and so far the stars and lights are up.

The tree should be ready for the annual tree lighting on Dec. 1.