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Will there be Christmas lights on Temple Square this year?

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Despite ongoing construction on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, the five city blocks of historic sites of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are still offering several Christmas-themed activities for visitors to enjoy during the 2022 Christmas season.

For the following activities, refer to the Temple Square holiday hours page for hours of operation for each location and building closure details. Find of map showing construction zones and activity locations below.

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Christmas Lights

There is no longer a formal lighting ceremony on Temple Square, but lights on Temple Square turn on November 25 and will remain on from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. daily through January 1.

Christmas Around the World Display

This display showcases Christmas foods and traditions from different countries. Open November 29 through December 31 at the Family History Library.

International Nativities

A collection of nativities from around the world are on display at the Assembly Hall from November 26 through December 31.

For more information about the Bells on Temple Square concert, the “Savior of the World” musical production, the “Peace on Earth” animated nativity in the Salt Lake Tabernacle, the Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert, and more, visit Church Newsroom.

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