Published: Sept. 6, 2016
The holiday concert performers are on Macky's stage amidst holiday decorations

Continuing its beloved annual tradition of seasonal music and festive holiday decorations at Macky Auditorium, the CU Boulder College of Music has announced that single tickets will go on sale Sunday, Sept. 18. From noon until 2 p.m. that day, ticket orders will be taken by phone, in person and online; thereafter, tickets may be purchased online anytime or from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at (303) 492-8008 or at 972 Broadway in Boulder. 

Inspiring sold-out audiences year after year, Boulder's favorite holiday custom features the College of Music orchestra, choirs, ensembles and faculty soloists in an event that sparks the joy and warmth of the season. This year’s festival features a vocal swing trio, music from the 1990 film “Home Alone” and the Nigerian Christmas song “Betelhemu,” a longtime audience favorite.

Holiday Festival
Friday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3, 4 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 4, 4 p.m.

Tickets are $20 and up. Student and senior discounts are not available for these performances. Holiday Festival revenues benefit CU Boulder’s Music Scholarship Fund.

For tickets, visit the CU Presents box office in person (972 Broadway), call 303-492-8008 during business hours, or visit us online anytime. Note: All online and phone orders are subject to a service fee. For more information, contact Jill Kimball at

Click here for more information on all our performances, including free shows featuring the work of talented undergraduate dancers, choreographers, directors, designers and actors. Call 303-492-8008 for tickets.

CU Presents offers the best in performing arts on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, including the Artist Series, the College of Music, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Eklund Opera, the Holiday Festival, the Takács Quartet Chamber and Encore Series and CU Theatre & Dance.