Most people don’t know where the nativity on the reflecting pool came from, how the display supports local schools, or exactly how many lights grace the Cedar of Lebanon. Here are five illuminating facts about Utah’s most famous bright spot.
Utah County has its share of holiday entertainment. But if your Christmas plans involve a trip over the river and through the woods to Salt Lake City, the Temple Square lights are a can’t-miss. Much of the display is familiar to Utah County families—the beauty of the lights, the nativity on the reflecting pool and the life-size nativity. But a lot happens behind the scenes that isn’t so obvious.
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