Christmas on the Bluff

"It's a Wonderful Life at LMU"

Music composed, arranged, performed, and mixed by President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D.

Enjoy "Snowlight" and "O Christmas Tree" at

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ASLMU Christmas Tree Lighting

Dec. 3, Regents Terrace

Did you miss this year’s Christmas Tree Lighting? Relive the magic of LMU’s most beloved tradition.

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Chapel frontside with wreath

Masses for Advent and Christmas

Sacred Heart Chapel is open for Advent and Christmas liturgies, and all are welcome.

Christmas Eve
Thursday, Dec. 24
7:30 p.m. | Carols
8 p.m. | Solemnity of Christmas Mass

See full schedule

More Holiday Events

Students standing near the lit up LMU Christmas tree in Regents Terrace with Sacred Heart Chapel in the background

Due to COVID-19 health protocols, many events are only open to current LMU students, faculty, and staff. See individual listings for details.

ASLMU Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Dec. 3, 5-8 p.m. | Regents Terrace

Hanukkah Shabbat

Dec. 3, 6 p.m. | The Cave | Register

Club Sports Men’s Ice Hockey Christmas Game vs. LBSU

Dec. 4, 5:45 p.m. | Skating Edge Ice Arena, Harbor City | Register

SFTV Holiday Mixer, Followed by Alumni Connection: The Hallmark Movie Experience

Dec. 7, 6 p.m. | Mayer Theater | Register

Kwanzaa Celebration

Dec. 8, 6 p.m. | Register

Mane Entertainment Holiday House Decorating

Dec. 10, 8 p.m. | The Living Room | Register

LMU Gala Christmas Choral Concert

Dec. 11, 8 p.m. | Sacred Heart Chapel | Register

Get in the Spirit

Download a Zoom background to bring some cheer to your screen.

Christmas Drinks

Two mugs of hot cocoa with marshmallows

Make cozy Christmas drinks with recipes from the Lion’s Den.


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Christmas Tunes

A Christmas tree ornament with the words KXLU Holiday Playlist

Enjoy a festive holiday playlist, curated by the DJs at KXLU.


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