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Celebrate the Light is an event you simply can't miss! This December 9th, join us at 6:00 pm for a free evening of indoor and outdoor events. Enjoy the warmth of hot chocolate and catch a special concert that will fill you with holiday cheer.

Not to mention, our huge cookie table will leave you feeling satisfied and happy! Bring your loved ones along for an unforgettable night of wonder and joy!

Concert Features

Special Guest:

Howard Gospel Choir

Experience the unforgettable sound of the Howard Gospel Choir - a premier performing arts ensemble that has captivated audiences for almost five decades. Our team of passionate and talented singers is well-respected in the community, and we are proud to have performed at the White House, the Capitol, and other prestigious venues. We are overjoyed to have The Howard Gospel Choir join us this year!

Chancel Quartet

We invite you to share in the joy and beauty of the season by listening to our Chancel Section Leaders. The dedication and talent of these performers is truly awe-inspiring. We are thrilled to offer their carols in an upcoming feature that will transport you to another world. Make sure you don't miss this opportunity to listen to their amazing talents.


Praise Team & Band

We invite you to join us in singing and worshiping with the Eastminster Praise team and band during the upcoming Celebrate the Light concert. This group of talented individuals has a passion for music and a heart for leading others to connect with God through worship. With a mix of contemporary Christian songs and gospel music, our Praise Team and Band is sure to offer a meaningful and uplifting experience for all who attend. Come and be a part of something special.

OutDoor Events

Carriage Rides

Experience the magic of the holiday season with a carriage ride through Highland Park during the Celebrate the Light event. Our beautiful carriages are the perfect way to fully take in the park’s festive ambiance. Relax with your loved ones, sip on some hot cocoa, and watch as Highland Park comes alive with twinkling lights.


Live Nativity


For a truly unique holiday experience, come visit our live nativity. Our live nativity features real people, that bring the story of the Nativity to life. Our team is passionate about creating an immersive and authentic experience that is perfect for the whole family. Come see for yourself why our live nativity is one of the most anticipated scenes of the holiday season.

InDoor Events

Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World is the ultimate destination to learn about how different cultures celebrate this special time of year. Our presentations are an exciting way to explore the meaning of Christmas in different cultures. Our exclusive content provides an in-depth, educational experience that will captivate and delight you. Get ready to embark on a voyage of discovery as we travel around the globe, exploring the Christmas traditions of various cultures.

Decorated Cookies

The Cookie Table

Welcome to the ultimate cookie table! Come and grab some snacks to satisfy your sweet tooth. Cookies at the table cookies are made with the finest ingredients and baked to perfection. Treat yourself to a delicious cookie during the Celebrate the Light Event.

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