december, 2019

03dec6:30 pm61st Annual Carol of Lights @ Texas Tech University | Memorial Circle

Event Details

61st Annual Carol of Lights
Texas Tech University Residence Halls Association
Memorial Circle

Tuesday, December 3rd
6:30pm: Carillon Concert
7:00pm: Carol of Lights

Free and open to the public

The Masked Rider, Saddle Tramps Torch Light Processional and High Riders will begin the ceremony at the University Seal on Broadway and follow the luminaria lighted route around Memorial Circle to the Science Quadrangle.  The Tech Trombone Choir, under the direction of Jim Decker, will accompany the Texas Tech University Combined Choirs.

The lights will be turned on every night from dusk (approximately 6:30pm) until midnight from December 3, 2019 through January 2, 2020.

For additional information please visit  www.housing.ttu.edu/CarolOfLights

Join Us!

With the flip of a switch, more than 25,000 lights illuminate 18 buildings around Memorial Circle, the Engineering Key and the Broadway Entrance to the campus during Texas Tech University’s Carol of Lights®. 

The 61st Annual Carol of Lights® will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. The Carillon Concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. before the ceremony, with the Carol of Lights commencing at 7:00 p.m. The Masked Rider, Saddle Tramps Torch Light Processional, and High Riders will begin the ceremony at the University Seal on Broadway and follow the luminaria lighted route around Memorial Circle to the Science Quadrangle.

The Tech Trombone Choir, under the direction of Jim Decker, will accompany the Texas Tech University Combined Choirs.

Broadcast Information:

Last year, over 7,000 people watched the Carol of Lights® through one of the broadcast options.

  • KTXT-FM “The Raider” will broadcast the event live on 88.1 FM in Lubbock
  • KTTZ-TX will broadcast the event live on Lubbock area PBS stations
  • Texas Tech will stream the event live on Facebook from http://www.ttu.edu/livestream/

Driving and Parking On Campus

  • ADA parking will be provided in the R1 parking lot, which is located near the intersection of 15th Street and Detroit Avenue.
  • Parking for the general public will be available in most faculty/staff “R” parking lots after 5:30 p.m. Please check signage when entering a lot.
  • No guest parking will be permitted in residence hall “Z” parking lots. Ticketing is enforced in these lots 24/7.
  • Campus streets around Memorial Circle will experience some lane restrictions and street closures beginning at approximately 6:00 p.m.

This annual event, sponsored by the Texas Tech Residence Halls Association, is attended by over 20,000 Tech students and local residents. The Carol of Lights® is one of Texas Tech’s largest and oldest traditions. The event brings together both the Texas Tech and Lubbock communities during its ceremonies.

Time

(Tuesday) 6:30 pm

Location

Memorial Circle

2500 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79409

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