‘Light Up December’


As part of the Gail Miller family’s “Light Up December” initiative, the Block U on the hill will be lit red on Friday and Saturday evenings during the month of December. It will also be lit red on Christmas Eve, which falls on a Thursday.

Additionally, with support from the Salt Lake and South Valley Chambers, Downtown Alliance and other statewide community organizations, Light Up December invites towers, buildings, homes and structures everywhere to join together and shine with holiday lights this year. With the goal of spreading radiant messages of hope, joy and positivity, Light Up December aims to transform every Utah city and town into illuminated beacons of holiday spirit to bring cheer to all—in a physically and socially distant manner.

Participating venues include the Winter Wonderland on the plaza at Vivint Arena, the “Aurora Borealis” window display at the Eccles Theater, the holiday installations at Gallivan Center, the lights at City Creek, the Jordan Commons campus in Sandy, messages of unity on the digital tower at The Gateway, and the virtual viewing of the lights at Temple Square. Families can share their favorite holiday light locations and post Light Up December pictures on social media, and businesses can share the lighting of their buildings with the hashtag #LightUpDecember.

More information and other holiday activities can be found here.