Red and white lights sparkle from the trees between the Salt Lake Tabernacle and the Assembly Hall with green lights illuminating bushes at the edge of the sidewalk. Even the two cranes in place for the Salt Lake Temple renovation have green and red lights on them.
The lights on Temple Square in Salt Lake City turned on Friday, Nov. 24, and will remain on from 3:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. daily through Jan. 1, 2024.
Christmas lights are on between the Salt Lake Tabernacle and the Assembly Hall, around the Conference Center and also on the plaza between the Church Office Building and the Lion House, where international Nativities are also on display.
Daily musical performances are at various locations around Temple Square, both in the evening and livestreamed midday concerts. See the daily concert series schedule and locations, including the Tabernacle, the Conference Center lobby, Church History Museum and the City Creek Center. Also, missionaries are available to give tours of historic Temple Square and the Conference Center.
International Nativities can be seen in the “Christmas Around the World” display in the FamilySearch Library and “Christmas With the Saints” in the Church History Museum. This year, Light the World Giving Machines in downtown Salt Lake City are at the City Creek Center.
The Temple Square and Salt Lake Temple renovation projects are ongoing, and the Beehive House, Lion House and Joseph Smith Memorial Building are closed for renovation.
For more on what is available on and around Temple Square in Salt Lake City for the 2023 Christmas season, see “Christmas traditions from around the world and other things to see at Temple Square” on TheChurchNews.com.