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The Tacoma Festival of the Nativity is the largest seasonal nativity display in the Puget Sound area.

The annual event features nativities & crèches from residents of Tacoma, University Place, Lakewood, Puyallup and more. It is presented by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The festival is located at the Tacoma North LDS Stake Center, located at 1102 South Pearl Street in Tacoma, WA.

The centerpiece of the event is a live Nativity and a vast display of nativities from around the world. This year, more than 900 nativities from 85 countries will be represented, along with performing arts venues, family activities, a Life of Christ room and more.

The theme chosen for this year is “Star of Wonder, Star of Light,” taken from a beloved Christmas hymn. It inspires us each to point our lives toward Christ and partake of the wonder and light that he gives to each of us.

This is a FREE event for the public. Free parking is available.

All Faiths are Welcome! Thank you for supporting this great community event celebrating the birth of our Savior!

We would love to include YOUR Nativities from around the world. Click here to learn more about sharing your Nativity. 

This event is being hosted by the Multi-Stake Cultural Arts Committee and the Tacoma North, Tacoma South, Lakewood and Puyallup Stakes of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.