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Get ready for Holidays at DePaul, Dec. 7 -11

Holidays at DePaul

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with DePaul University. As our Vincentian tradition calls to honor all human dignity, we are excited to celebrate all holidays throughout the season with our Holidays at DePaul week, set for Dec. 7 - 11.

Join us virtually for long-standing traditions such as Christmas from DePaul and the Tree Lighting Ceremony. The university also will host new initiatives, including Deck the Canvas, Holiday Trivia and a Holidays Around the World streaming series. 

No matter your holiday or where you are in the world, you can join us as we celebrate this joyous season.

Monday, Dec. 7
Merry and Bingo!
6 p.m.
Kick off the week with a spirit filled game of bingo and win some great prizes 

​Tuesday, Dec. 8
Holidays Around​ the World
12 – 3 p.m.
Join us in conversations as we take a journey around to world to learn how other cultures and religions are celebrating this holiday season. 

Holiday Trivia
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Alumni Relations, attendees can join alumni and friends for a themed night of holiday trivia.

Escape Room
7 p.m.
Can you escape this holiday themed virtual escape room? As a team, can you beat the race of time in full holiday spirit? Limited spots available.

Wednesday, Dec. 9
T​ree Lighting Ceremony​​
7 p.m.
Join the DePaul community for the third annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. All are welcome to attend this year's virtual lighting ceremony as we kick off the holiday season at DePaul.  

Thursday, Dec. 10
Deck the Canvas
6 p.m.
Create your very own winter wonderland and 'Fa la la' (follow) along on this guided adventure.

Santa and Friends Holiday Celebration
6 – 7 p.m.  
A family-friendly celebration, attendees can listen to performances of holiday music, hear a story from Santa and learn a new holiday activity you can do with your family. Ugly holiday sweaters encouraged. This event is sponsored by Alumni Relations.

Friday, Dec. 11
Christmas From DePaul
6 – 7 p.m.
Dr. And Mrs. Gabriel Esteban invite you to Christmas from DePaul, a wondrous retelling of the birth of Christ in word and song. All are invited to attend this virtual performance that showcases the talents of DePaul's faculty, staff, students and alumni.