Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
2018 Christmas Concert Dates:
The 2018 Christmas concerts will be presented December 13 -15 (Thursday-Saturday) in the Conference Center at Temple Square. Special guest artists for these concerts will be announced in mid-October.
Tabernacle Choir Christmas concerts have been a tradition that dates back decades. Beginning in 2000, the annual concerts moved to the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City where the Choir, the Orchestra at Temple Square and Bells on Temple Square have hosted a diverse roster of world-class talent. Check here to see the historical list of special guests and resulting Christmas products who have participated in these wonderful live concerts.
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir includes a 600-person-strong-cast of 360 Choir voices, 150-piece Orchestra at Temple Square, the 32-member Bells on Temple Square, actors, and dancers who combined with the invited guest artists to produce this annual spectacle.
Future Christmas Concert Dates (Dates subject to change.)
2019: December 12–14 (Thursday – Saturday)
Tickets for the Live Concerts
Tickets for these concerts are required, but are a free gift to concertgoers. Concerts are held three nights: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Each year there are hundreds of thousands of requests for tickets. For those who are not successful with the online ticket request, standby seating is often available.
Special guest announcement
The announcement of the special guest for the 2018 concerts will be on Friday, October 19, 2018, on The Doug Wright Show on KSL Radio (1160 AM/102.7 FM) between 10 and 11 a.m.
How to obtain tickets
Tickets will be available only online on Saturday, October 20, at 10:00 a.m. (mountain time) at lds.org/events. Each patron will be able to request 4 tickets and admission is open to everyone eight years and older. There will be no phone requests for tickets and tickets will not be available in person through the ticket office.
The Sunday morning following the concerts, music from the concerts will be performed on the 30-minute weekly Music and the Spoken Word broadcast. Tickets for the Music and the Spoken Word are not required.
For advance notifice of tickets: Subscribers to the weekly Choir Notes newsletter will be the first to receive information of upcoming events, tickets, guest artist announcements, and other news of the Choir. Subscribe here to the Choir Notes newsletter.
PBS and BYUtv Special Christmas Broadcasts
Since 2004, the Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir PBS Christmas broadcasts—recorded over three nights and broadcast one-year later—have become a beloved PBS tradition. For 12 years, it has been its #1 holiday program on PBS.
Beginning in 2017, BYUtv—the groundbreaking HD cable TV network—joined with the Choir to produce the broadcast specials. With partner station WGBH—the largest creator of PBS content for TV and the Web—the PBS 60-minute version of the concert will air the following year on PBS stations nationwide. A full 90-minue version of the concert will air on BYUtv during the holiday season.
During the holiday season, visit this page for links to determine broadcasts dates and times in your local areas.
Christmas Concert Series products
Christmas concert recordings are available the year following the live concert and are available for purchase, download, and DVD rentals. Books have also been published for the inspirational stories presented at the concerts. Check our shop pages for links to each product.
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