Christmas at Valley Forge Returns to Phoenixville

Christmas at Valley Forge Returns to Phoenixville

November 26, 2018

PHOENIXVILLE, PA, November 10, 2018 — The University of Valley Forge (UVF) will celebrate the Christmas season by hosting its annual concert event, Christmas at Valley Forge, on Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1.

Talented musicians and singers from the UVF Music Department will perform as part of the Wind Ensemble, the Patriot Bells (a handbell ensemble), the Jazz Ensemble, and the University Choir. At select points throughout the evening, a light show will enhance the senses, illuminating the concert venue with a display of festive colors. 

Each year, the repertoire is varied during the first half of the evening which includes an audience carol sing-along. In keeping with cherished tradition, the second half of the concert will include excerpts from Handel’s “Messiah.” This portion is accompanied by the orchestra, comprised of students, accomplished faculty and staff as well as professional musicians, and conducted by Dr. William DeSanto.

As part of the tradition of Christmas at Valley Forge, luminary candles will line the sidewalks of the campus, welcoming visitors to the concert performance.

Share this truly memorable evening with family and friends to awake and enlighten the Christmas spirit within! Showtime is 7:30 pm on November 30th and December 1st in the Flower Chapel located at 1401 Charlestown Road. Tickets can be purchased online at, by phone at 610.917.3954, or at the door. Parking is free.

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About the University of Valley Forge

The University of Valley Forge is part of an international network of Assemblies of God colleges and universities. As a private university of the Arts, Sciences and Professions, it provides both undergraduate and graduate programs. Its mission is to prepare individuals for a life of service and leadership in the church and in the world. The University of Valley Forge’s main campus is located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. The university offers more than 50 undergraduate majors, seven graduate programs and nine associate programs, and has a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio. The University of Valley Forge is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Social Work Program of UVF is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.