Sunday, December 01, 2013

Echoes of Christmas 2013

1417716_637946599602193_1477020409_oAll pictures in this post are courtesy of the Echoes of Christmas Facebook page

Echoes of Christmas 2013
Liberty Park - 600 East 900 South in Salt Lake City
December 12 - 14, 16 – 18, 2013 (7pm to 8:45pm each night)
FREE admission for all!

Echoes of Christmas is a yearly tradition that has become an important part of our family's holiday season. Watch a short video at the end of this post done by KBYU about Echoes of Christmas.

A free event in Liberty Park, Echoes of Christmas is organized and put on by a group of volunteers every year as "a musical reflection on the Savior's birth; A gift to the community featuring live nativity and original music." Kids will love seeing the real camels and donkeys, and get a feel for what it was like to be there on that sacred night.

1451335_638644349532418_1072246719_nWe first experienced Echoes of Christmas in 2010, and it quickly became something we must on our "must do" list every holiday season. We want to share it with all of our family and friends, and they have also made it a part of their yearly tradition. 

Upon arriving, you are greeted by a small fire to warm your hands by while you wait for your turn to start the journey. When a small group has gathered, you are assigned two shepherd guides: one to guide the group, and one to follow behind the group to make sure that none of you are lost. The shepherds guide you to a man who will introduce what Echoes of Christmas is all about. 

1457508_638644362865750_1513501269_nAn echo is something that is heard after the fact. The Echoes Of Christmas are accounts from those that were around during the birth of Christ, and they tell their part in this miraculous event. You hear accounts from a lonely shepherd boy, a group of shepherds that are visited by an angel, a priest, wise men, the innkeepers that could not turn Mary and Joseph away, Mary and Joseph themselves, and a heavenly choir of angels. Each little area is about 3-5 minutes long. Upon leaving, my children whispered to me, "Mom! This was cool!"


Read my complete review of Echoes of Christmas HERE.


Visit Echoes of Christmas this year:

1003934_638644339532419_264649604_nEchoes of Christmas will be at Liberty Park this year nightly from 7pm to 8:45pm, Thursday December 12 through Saturday December 14, and Monday December 16 through Wednesday December 18. Monday nights seem to be the busiest. 

Dress warm, and make sure to stay tuned to the Echoes of Christmas Facebook page for weather updates. Performances shut down if the weather is too bad.  

Liberty Park is located at 600 East 900 South in Salt Lake City. Enter Liberty Park from 900 South, and drive around the West side by the tennis courts.  


  1. Ohhh, we might have to try this one out, too. We love the Alpine live nativity (in fact its this coming weekend) but I'm sure we could use a little more of the real reason for the season!

  2. We are attenDing the Alpine Live Nativity for the first time ever this Friday! We are super excited! :) I highly recommend Echoes of Christmas! :)


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