45th Annual Festival of Lights

Bryant’s holiday Festival of Lights, one of the University’s oldest and most cherished traditions, returns this year on Wednesday, December 1. Now in its 45th year, Festival of Lights brings the entire Bryant community together to celebrate holiday traditions with gratitude and good cheer while enjoying creative activities, musical performances, fun photos, and seasonal food. 

Student Organizations Craft Fair and Music
10 am-2 pm in the Rotunda

Evening Ceremony
7 pm-8 pm in the Rotunda

Ceremonies begin in the Rotunda at 7 pm and feature religious readings, music, and dance with students sharing traditions from around the world including: 

Lighting of Advent Wreath
Lighting of Menorah
Chinese Lantern Festival
Diwali Celebration and Lighting
Muslim Eid Celebration and Lighting

Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting
8 pm Fisher Student Center

A candle lighting and procession will lead everyone to the celebratory lighting of the campus holiday tree and menorah. A reception with holiday treats and music by the Bryant Jazz Band will follow in the Fisher Student Center. 

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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Entertainment/Performance, Multicultural/International, Religious Services/Events


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