Texas Tech University

Texas Tech and Residence Hall Association Host 59th Annual Carol of Lights®

Bailey Bales

November 29, 2017


This year’s theme is “Miracle on Memorial Circle.”

Carol of Lights

WHAT: The Texas Tech University Residence Hall Association will host the 59th annual Carol of Lights® ceremony with the theme “Miracle on Memorial Circle.”

WHEN: Friday (Dec. 1)

  • At 6:30 p.m., the Carillon Concert will take place at the Administration Building west tower, directed by Thomas Hughes.
  • At 7 p.m., the Torch Light Processional will begin the ceremony.

WHERE: Memorial Circle, the Engineering Key, the Science Quad and the Broadway Entrance to Texas Tech

EVENT: More than 25,000 colored lights will illuminate to the university. The 38-foot Christmas tree sitting behind the Texas Tech seal also will be lit during the ceremony. Student organizations collaborated to honor the annual tradition.

Parking will be available in most faculty/staff or commuter lots. ADA parking will be available in the R1 parking lot, accessible from 15th Street and Detroit Avenue.

The event will be broadcast on 88.1 KTXT-FM The Raider, the Lubbock PBS station KTTZ and on Texas Tech's livestream. Join the conversation on social media using #TTUCOL. For more information, visit the website.

CONTACT: D'aun Green, senior associate managing director, University Student Housing, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5813 or d.green@ttu.edu

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