Photo By: Elwin Huffman - Waterloo Broadcasting

Celebrate the holiday season with one of the most popular Christmas traditions in the Cedar Valley. "Christmas with Wartburg" has been entertaining audiences since 1947.

The annual event showcases Wartburg's talented music community and emphasizes classic religious and liturgical songs celebrating Christ's birth.

The four-concert series includes on-and off-campus performances attended by nearly 7,000 people each year. The program features the talents of more than 350 students from the Wartburg Choir, Castle Singers, and Wind Ensemble, along with The Ritterchor, St. Elizabeth Chorale, Kantorei, and Kammerstreicher (chamber orchestra).

"Christmas with Wartburg" 2016 Concert Schedule

Lutheran Church of Hope, West Des Moines - Friday, 12/2, 7:30 p.m.

Neumann Auditorium, Waverly - Sunday, 12/4, 3 p.m.

Tickets are $18 for all Waverly performances and $20 for the West Des Moines concert. Waverly dinners are available Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m. at $25. Order tickets HERE.