Spectacular Christmas Light Displays at LDS Mormon Temples

Are you looking for a great free Christmas light display to take the family to?

It’s that time of year when everybody starts looking for the most spectacular Christmas light displays to visit. There is one great source for a free Christmas light extravaganza that is right in your own backyard, in most every corner of the world, that you probably didn’t even think to look for. That place is your local MormonTemple.

Salt Lake City Utah, home of the most famous LDS Temple Chirstmas light display.

The Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City Utah is a wonderful place to visit at Christmas time.  The lights are truly spectacular.
The Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City Utah is a wonderful place to visit at Christmas time. The lights are truly spectacular.

Christmas lights in Utah are worth a visit.

In Salt Lake City, the MormonTemple has the most wonderful Christmas light excursion you can ever imagine.  Not only are all the trees lit up in resplendent glory, but there are several Nativity displays located on the Temple Square that represent many different areas of the world.  The crisp air is the perfect atmosphere for a Christmas stroll that is about a city block long.  Make sure you bundle up and take your camera!

Reflection Pond on Temple Square with Christmas Lights

Salt Lake City Mormon Temple Reflection Pond illuminated with Christmas lights.
Salt Lake City Mormon Temple Reflection Pond illuminated with Christmas lights.

More Christmas Lights on Temple Square

LDS Assembly Hall on Temple Square in Salt Lake City adorned with Christmas lights.
LDS Assembly Hall on Temple Square in Salt Lake City adorned with Christmas lights.

Is Utah just too far away ?

If the Salt Lake CityUtahTemple is simply to far away to venture to, don’t be discouraged.  There is probably a MormonTemple right in your very own backyard that you can visit with its very own spectacular Christmas light display just waiting for you to visit. 

Temple Christmas Lights in Hamilton New Zealand

Lighting up the skyline in San Diego California.

San Diego Temple in spectacular Christmas lights.
San Diego Temple in spectacular Christmas lights.

Santa Monica California lights up with the Christmas lights of the Mormon Temple.

Los Angeles California Christmas light display at the LDS Temple.
Los Angeles California Christmas light display at the LDS Temple.

"Festival of Lights" in the Washington DC Mormon Temple

A really spectacular Christmas Light event is held every year at the Washington DC Mormon Temple called the “Festival of Lights.”  Every night there is a free nightly musical performance along with guided tours of the Temple grounds. 

Mormon Temple "Festival of Lights"

Christmas lights in Washington DC.

The beauty of the Washington DC Mormon Temple in Christmas lights.
The beauty of the Washington DC Mormon Temple in Christmas lights.

Oakland California Mormon Temple Christmas Lights

Mesa Arizona LDS Temple at Christmas time.

Christmas Lights in Mesa Arizona

The Mesa Arizona Mormon Temple has spectacular Christmas lights through out the garden.
The Mesa Arizona Mormon Temple has spectacular Christmas lights throughout the garden.

Make visiting your local Mormon Temple a Christmas Tradition!

So, if you want a spectacular way to celebrate the Christmas season, then make sure you visit your local LDSTemple.  I am sure the Christmas light display will be one you will remember forever!

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Putz Ballard 6 years ago

Awesome! Simply Awesome! Thanks for sharing.


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Nancy's Niche 6 years ago from USA

Beautiful pictures---these are breathtaking thanks for sharing...


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Hello, hello, 6 years ago from London, UK

Thank you for these fantastic pictures. Yes, it is a bit far ha ha ha


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wannabwestern 6 years ago from The Land of Tractors

Usually during the Christmas season you can also hear some wonderful free concerts from a range of musicians. Nicely done, Doghouse!


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eovery 6 years ago from MIddle of the Boondocks of Iowa

This is beautiful,

Missed you, it's been awhile.

Keep on Hubbing!


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MikeJ 6 years ago from Utah

WOW!!!!!! Most excellent. Thank you for sharing. You are the best. And I think it is one of your best hubs ever.


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funride 6 years ago from Portugal

What a beautiful comeback In The Doghouse :)

Happy Christmas to you!


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sweetldschic1987 6 years ago

Awesome about Light at Temple Square!!!! I love going!!! Its so amazing!!!!!


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LdsNana-AskMormon 6 years ago from Southern California

Just beautiful, Doghouse. Thanks for sharing:)

tDMg


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MissE 6 years ago from Texas

I hadn't even thought about the other temples having light displays! So cool! Thanks!!


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elayne001 6 years ago from Rocky Mountains

Great hub! I was going to do this one, but you beat me to it and did a better job.


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caderade2 6 years ago

Great Hub! I am going to see those lights next weekend.


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eLightSpot 5 years ago from Enid

The one in Utah is definitely a must visit! I have always wanted to travel out to the southwest, so I'll have to add that to my list.


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Wendy Krick 5 years ago from Maryland

beautiful!


Jake 5 years ago

I love the Christmas lights in Utah


ExoticHippieQueen 5 years ago

I had no idea that the Mormons decorated their temples so beautifully. The palm trees looked like they had jewelry on, diamonds. Every picture was over the top beautiful!

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