Which RGV city has the tallest Christmas tree?

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RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (KVEO) – With 24 days left until Christmas Day, CBS 4/KVEO 23 cities across the Rio Grande Valley are putting up their Christmas tree.

Most claiming to have the tallest, but who really takes the number one spot?

“I think the biggest Christmas tree is in the city of McAllen,” said one McAllen resident.

CBS 4/ KVEO 23 took to Facebook which city had the tallest Christmas tree with top comments being: McAllen, Pharr, Mercedes, Harlingen and San Juan.

Those cities reported exactly how tall their Christmas tree stands:

  • McAllen – 64ft.
  • Pharr – 50 ft.
  • Harlingen – 34 ft.
  • Mercedes – 26 ft.
  • San Juan – (TBA)

McAllen’s Oval park is lit up on Tuesday.

The city of Edinburg is scheduled to light their Christmas tree up Thursday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. The city of San Juan has postponed their 6th annual Christmas tree lighting until further notice.

City of San Juan via Facebook, Nov. 30, 2020

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