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Tickets are available by invitation only. Beginning November 1, 2017, any remaining tickets may be purchased online by the general public.

Christmas at Luther 2017:
The Tree of Life My Soul Hath Seen

Thursday, November 30 — 5:45 p.m.
Friday, December 1 — 6:30 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.
Saturday, December 2 — 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 3 — 2:30 p.m.

Center for Faith and Life

Christmas at Luther is our musical celebration of Christmas in the college’s beautiful Center for Faith and Life. Now in its 38th year, the five concerts feature performances by six choirs under the direction of Andrew Last '97, Mark Potvin '01, Jennaya Robison '96, and Jill Wilson; Luther Ringers led by college organist Gregory Peterson '83; Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Baldwin; along with audience singing. 

Tickets are available to purchase on the following dates by those who received an invitation in the mail
September 21 — Parents of Christmas at Luther Participants
October 5 — Faculty, Staff and Current Students
October 12 — Current Luther Parents and Alumni

Date tickets are available to the General Public
November 1 — Any remaining tickets become available

Refund Deadline 
Friday, November 3 (tickets need to be returned to us)

*Note: Christmas at Luther participants do not need a ticket.

Advent Eucharist

Sunday / December 3 / 10:00 a.m.
The Second Sunday of Advent
Center for Faith and Life

The members of the Luther College Student Congregation invite visitors to join them for the annual Christmas at Luther Advent Eucharist service. All are welcome, and music is provided by the Luther College community.

Holiday Buffet

Friday, December 1 / 4:00-6:00 p.m. & 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 2 / 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 3 / 10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Peace Dining Room, Dahl Centennial Union

Tickets for each seating of the Holiday Buffet can be purchased at the same time you purchase your Christmas at Luther concert tickets online or over the phone.


You will be able to pre-order the 2017 Christmas at Luther: The Tree of Life My Soul Hath Seen CD with your online ticket order. Previous Christmas at Luther recordings are always available at www.lutherbookshop.com or (888) 521-5039. Shipping charges for merchandise is $3.50 per item with a maximum of $10.00 per order.

Holiday Lights, Magical Nights

Bring your family to Holiday Lights, Magical Nights at the Pulpit Rock Campgrounds. Open each night during Christmas at Luther weekend, November 30-December 3, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Norwegian Christmas at Vesterheim

December 2 / 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
523 West Water Street
Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-9681

Admission is free to museum members and to the Luther faculty, staff, and students with a Luther College ID. For more information, go to http://vesterheim.org/events/annual/norwegian-christmas/


A list of commercial lodging locations can be found at www.luther.edu/decorah/lodging. To arrange overnight housing in private homes, contact the Alumni Office by phone at (563) 387-1524 or e-mail rihajudy@luther.edu.


Ticket Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

9-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Weekday Performances
9 a.m. to show time

Saturday & Sunday Performances
1 p.m. to show time


Contact Information

Bradley Phillips
Ticket Office Manager

Ticket Office
Center for Faith and Life
Luther College
700 College Drive
Decorah, Iowa 52101

or 800-4 LUTHER