By Washington D.C. Temple

Each year, the Washington, D.C. Temple Visitor’s Center hosts some of the Christmas season’s most exciting and uplifting events. If you will be in the area, here is a schedule of the performances happening throughout the month of December.


36th Annual Festival of Lights

Schedule of Nightly Musical Performances

Washington D.C. Temple Visitors’ Center

9900 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MD 20985

All Performances Begin at 7 and 8 PM Unless Otherwise Noted


3          Tuesday           Bells at Mt. Vernon

4          Wednesday      We Three Queens (women’s trio)

5          Thursday         No Public Event

6          Friday              Olney Big Band

7          Saturday          Suzuki Association of the Greater Washington Area (flute ensemble)

8          Sunday            Young Columbians Glee Club (Performances at 6 & 7 PM)

9          Monday           Nova Institute Choir

10        Tuesday           McDonough High School Lords and Ladies Madrigal Choir

11        Wednesday      Olney Concert Band

12        Thursday         Follow Your Dreams Vocal Lyceum with Andrea Thornock (soprano)

13        Friday              McLean Virginia Stake Hand bell Choir

14        Saturday          Mormon Choir of Washington D.C.

15        Sunday            Jenny Oaks Baker/Alexandria Sharpe (violinist/vocalist) (6, 7, & 8 PM)

16        Monday           Jenny Oaks Baker/Alexandria Sharpe (violinist/vocalist) (6, 7, & 8 PM)

17        Tuesday           Paul Cardall (pianist)

18        Wednesday      Voices Four (vocal quartet)

19        Thursday         Britton Family (vocalists and instrumentalists)

20        Friday              Capitol Carillon (bell choir)

21        Saturday          Hit Singles (male vocal quartet)

22        Sunday            Washington D.C. Temple Orchestra

23        Monday           Todd Thatcher (vocalist)

24        Tuesday           Sister Missionaries (vocalists and instrumentalists)

25        Wednesday      Washington DC North Missionaries (vocalists and instrumentalists)

26        Thursday         Harbor City Music Company and Capitol Accord Choruses

27        Friday              Trifecta (holiday jazz trio)

28        Saturday          Lyons Sisters (violinists)

29        Sunday            Rockville Swing Band

30        Monday           Feliz Navidad (Spanish musical variety)

31        Tuesday           Chinese Children Dancers


1          Wednesday      BBT Trio (piano/flute/violin)

Tickets are required for concerts. They are free of charge, and will be distributed beginning 90 minutes before each performance. There is ample free parking. Go to for more information.