Seasons of Light


We look forward to welcoming you to our annual celebration of seasonal holidays from around the world. The history and customs of Diwali (Devali), Chanukah, Las Posadas, Ramadan, Sankta Lucia Day, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and the First Nations’ tradition of the Winter Solstice make for an amazing interactive event that bridges communities and cultures. Back for its 18th season, this signature Discovery Theater show sells out early, so get your tickets now!

Recommended for Ages 5-10 / Kindergarten to Grade 5

Presented by Discovery Theater

Show Type
Children's Theater
Running Time
45 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$7 - $9

Discount Tickets Available $6 Group Tickets

Visit Show Website

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 12/01/2017 - 12/21/2017
Sunday ---
Monday 10:15am11:30am-
Tuesday 10:15am11:30am-
Wednesday 10:15am11:30am-
Thursday 10:15am11:30am-
Friday 10:15am11:30am-
Saturday ---
Important Dates

Extra Performances

  • 12/07/2017 - 1:00pm
  • 12/12/2017 - 1:00pm
  • 12/19/2017 - 1:00pm
Performer Role
Production Personnel


Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW, , Washington, DC 20024
About the Venue:
Entered from a copper domed kiosk on Jefferson Drive between the "Castle" and the Freer Gallery of Art, the S. Dillon Ripley Center houses the International Gallery, The Smithsonian Associates, the Discovery Theater, and the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service. The Ripley Center also contains a small conference center and meeting rooms.

Getting There

  • Smithsonian (Blue/Orange Lines)


  • Street parking
  • Paid garages


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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