Capital University Christmas Festival
Capital University Conservatory of Music will present its annual Christmas Festival with in person concerts featuring the Chapel Choir, Choral Union, Cantabile, Consort, and a variety of instrumentalists. This festival is a long-standing holiday tradition enjoyed by the university, its friends and the greater Columbus community. Dates and concert times below. All performances will be in Mees Hall, Capital University.
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Christmas Festival 2023 Dates and Times
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The doors open 30 minutes prior to the start of each performance: at 7:00pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening and at 3:00pm on Sunday afternoon.
The performances are approximately two and a half hours long with no intermission.
Yes. Please arrive early since restroom lines can be long. They are in the hallway between Mees Hall lobby and Huntington Recital Hall lobby.
Yes, there are handrails. The stairs are shallow (about 6” high). Please note that there are no handrails in the balcony area.
Tickets & Ticketing Questions
The tickets for Capital University’s Christmas Festival will go on sale in early November.
Yes, all ticket sales will be available through an online system. Please visit www.capital.edu/christmasfestival to purchase your tickets. If you require further assistance to complete your purchase, please call (614) 236-6474 at anytime between 9:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday.
We will provide detailed step-by-step instructions for ordering tickets when they become available for purchase in November.
Due to the length of the concert, we welcome children age 6 and older to the Christmas Festival performances.
Electronic tickets will be sent to the email address provided at the time of checkout. Please ensure that your inbox is able to accept incoming messages, and be sure to check junk and spam folders if you do not receive your tickets in an email after you make your purchase. You may email email@example.com if you need assistance or special accommodations.
Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded. If you wish to return tickets you cannot use, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (614) 236-6474 as soon as possible. Unused tickets may also be turned in to the Mees Hall ticket office up to one hour prior to each performance.
Please send an email to email@example.com or call (614) 236-6474 and provide us with the name of the ticket purchaser.
Yes. They can also be printed prior to your arrival and scanned at the door.
If possible, please contact us by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Otherwise, you call (614) 236-6474 during 9:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday.
No, at this time, we are not planning to livestream the Christmas Festival concerts.
Yes. CD recordings of previous Christmas Festivals may be purchased after every concert or by calling 614-236-6116.
Please see our map of on-campus parking (PDF) for details.
The largest and closest parking area available (F7 on the map) is across the street at the Trinity Lutheran Seminary parking lot, just past the intersection of College Avenue and Main Street.
Another large parking area (F3 on the map) with several handicap parking spaces may be found just past Mound Street on College Avenue.
If you are driving south on College Avenue from East Main Street, The Trinity Seminary Lot (F7) will be on your right, and lot F3 will be on your left.
Yes, absolutely! The drop-off is adjacent to Huber-Spielman Hall, near the H2 designation on the map of on-campus parking (PDF).