A close up of a Christmas tree decorated with various ornaments

Christmas on the Bluff

The bluff is merry and bright as we joyfully celebrate the holidays. Join us in honoring the sacred season with LMU’s beloved traditions.

ASLMU Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

three people smiling at the Christmas Tree Lighting

Friday, Dec. 2
5-8 p.m.
Regents Terrace

Join us for an evening of singing, lighting of the tree, cheer, shopping, food, hot cocoa and the reveal of the 2022 Christmas Tree Lighting mug.

This year’s theme is “Classic Christmas/Visitors from the North Pole.” ASLMU is hosting a classic Christmas market featuring students and outside vendors, including original student products. ASLMU will also sell light-up necklaces and donate all proceeds to the LMU Food Pantry.

Hallelujah! - Gala Christmas Choral Concert

Choir performing on the stage in Sacred Heart Chapel

Saturday, Dec. 10
8:00 p.m.
Sacred Heart Chapel

The LMU Choral Music Program proudly presents the annual Gala Christmas Choral Concert: Hallelujah!

All ticket sales are online only.


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Masses for Advent and Christmas

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

Christmas Eve
Saturday, Dec. 24
9:30 p.m. – Christmas Carols
10:00 p.m. – Solemnity of Christmas Mass

See full schedule


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. 2, 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 one of LMU’s festive Zoom backgrounds to share the wonder and merriment of the season.