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Temple Square Is Reopening to the Public This Summer

Temple Square Is Reopening to the Public This Summer

Temple Square, one of Utah’s top tourist attractions, will begin a phased reopening on June 14. The Conference Center will be the first to welcome guests, with additional facilities to follow in coming months. As Temple Square begins its phased reopening, it will once again offer unique and meaningful guest experiences. While some activities may not be fully open for …

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Christmas Lights Shine Bright on Temple Square

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Get ready, set, light! Thousands of LED lights spread out over the 35 acres of historic Temple Square and the immediate area were turned on Friday, November 24, 2017. Hundreds of people of all ages, waiting in great anticipation for the magic moment, were not disappointed. The annual lighting of Temple Square has become a …

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Experience the Magical Christmas Lights on Temple Square in New Video

Experience the Magical Christmas Lights on Temple Square in New Video

This new video by Rory Wallwork, uploaded on the LDS Temple Pictures Facebook page, helps people around the world experience the magic of the Christmas lights on temple square. You can watch the entire thing below. You can learn more about the history of the lights on Temple Square here.   Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, …

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The History of the Christmas Lights on Temple Square

The History of the Christmas Lights on Temple Square

Christmastime at Temple Square really is the most magical time of year! As Temple Square is dressed in its Christmas best, covered with millions of sparkling lights, beautiful nativities and hopefully fluffy snow, a December visit is the perfect way to capture the Christmas spirit. And while the lights are a real crowd pleaser, do you know how long ago …

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Time-Lapse Video: Christmas Lights Brighten Temple Square

Time-Lapse Video: Christmas Lights Brighten Temple Square

Video by Mormon Newsroom Millions of Christmas lights on Temple Square were turned on Friday, November 25, 2016, ushering in the celebratory season of remembering Jesus Christ’s birth. Temple Square grounds staff turn on the lights each year the day after Thanksgiving. This year the lights will stay illuminated every morning and evening between now and January 3, 2017. Aleah …

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Enjoy the Spirit of Christmas with the Lights at Temple Square

Enjoy the Spirit of Christmas with the Lights at Temple Square

Braving cold temperatures in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, visitors to historic Temple Square felt the warmth of Christmas as millions of tiny lights were illuminated on Friday, November 27, 2015. “Nothing like the lights at Temple Square,” was heard by one visitor during the annual lighting. Enjoy these pictures from Mormon Newsroom!               …

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Submit a Missionary Name Tag to Temple Square and Make History

Submit a Missionary Tag to Temple Square and Make HIistory

A new exhibit all about LDS missionaries is being created at Temple Square and you have the chance to be a part of history. Curators of the upcoming, permanent exhibit are asking for 1,200 missionary name tags to put on display. Anyone who served a full-time mission is invited to donate one of their missionary name tags. Name tags will …

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