The Festival of Lights is one of the D.C. area’s great community traditions. Beginning November 29th, the Festival features free performances nightly in the comfortable, state-of-the-art theater located in the Visitors’ Center.

A different performing artist or group is showcased each night, including bell ensembles, choirs, orchestras, and more! Each performance is presented twice nightly.

The Visitors’ Center of the Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Temple grounds glow with over 650,000 lights, November 29th through January 1st
Nightly performances in indoor theater
Christmas trees decorated in international themes
Exhibit of crèches from around the world
Life-sized outdoor nativity

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Festival of Lights at the Washington D.C. Temple