At Temple Hill, we host uplifting devotionals, high quality performances, and family-friendly activities. Almost all of our events are free and open to the public; please check each event page for more information. This list does not include weekly Sunday worship services. To be notified of upcoming events at Temple Hill, please subscribe to our free newsletter below.
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Visitors are welcome and encouraged to come to events. Most events are free to enjoy and are fun for the family. Temple Hill is part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. We host Christian events, concerts, performances, devotionals, and musicals along with our Sunday Worship Services. Some events, such as the Lamb of God performance, are done in collaboration with local Oakland Christian churches and organizations.
Temple Hill is home to the Temple Hill Dance Company, Temple Hill Choir, and Temple Hill Symphony. These organizations have been sharing their talents with Northern California and the Bay Area for years and continue to provide uplifting performances for residents.
During the Holiday Season, Temple Hill becomes illuminated by more than 500,000 Christmas lights. Bring your family to enjoy the lights along with Christmas performances and events.
Frequently Asked Questions
The majority of the events held at Temple Hill are free of charge. Some require you to reserve tickets in advance. Check out the event page for more information about whether a ticket is required and whether there is a charge.
Some of the events require a ticket to get in. However, you may still be able to get in even if you don’t have a ticket. For performances that charge for admission, please check with them to see if there are ways to get a ticket.
If you do not have a ticket, arrive early and there are at least 5 other ways to be admitted:
- At performance time, unused tickets are turned in at the door or made available while waiting in line. Ask for extras from people in line with tickets. Often, people have tickets they are not using. (Some last minute change of plans free up seats for Non-ticket Walk-Ins.)
- Fifteen Minutes Before Showtime: Unused tickets expire, allowing Non-Ticket Walk-Ins to be admitted.
- Some performers’ families may choose not to use their tickets. These tickets will be added to the next ticket issue.
- Standby Tickets and Waiting List: We no longer issue standby tickets and do not keep a waiting list. But, we are conservative in our estimates of potential “no shows” and have never turned anyone away.
So, for those who try, there is a way to get in. Good Luck!
Absolutely! Everybody is welcome to attend our events and worship services. We request that all attendees use clean language and treat everyone with respect. We are Christians who do our best to follow the commandments and teachings of Christ. Whatever your background, you’re invited to join us!
The dress depends on the type of event. You’re welcome to wear any modest clothes that you feel comfortable in. But just so you know during devotionals and worship services, most men wear suits, sport coats, and shirts and ties, and women wear dresses or skirts. Children also typically dress up.
The majority of the events are family friendly and children are welcome! There are some devotionals or events that are specifically for adults or teenage youth. All events have clean language and appropriate topics. We are a church that values families and teaches that families are at the center of the Gospel. All events help build and uplift families, bringing them to Christ.
Our Christian worship services and youth activities occur each week. You can find more information our worship services and schedule here. Other events such as concerts, performances, and devotionals happen throughout each month. During the Christmas season, there tend to be more events.
We will do our best to help you feel comfortable! Many people come to events and activities by themselves each week. However, if you’d like someone to attend an event with you, just give the temple visitor’s center a call: 510-328-0044. The missionaries there would be happy to find you a friend to sit with that is friendly and welcoming. We look forward to meeting you, introducing you to new friends, and helping you feel at home.