Purdue Christmas Show

Since its inception in 1933, the annual Purdue Christmas Show has become a family favorite holiday tradition. Currently in its 89th year, this magical, lyrical campus miracle welcomes nearly 18,000 visitors to the Elliott Hall of Music for the annual performance in December.

All PMO ensembles perform in the Christmas Show, including the Purdue Varsity Glee Club, the Purduettes, University Choir, the Purdue Bells and Heart & Soul. Members of the All-Campus & Community Chorale are also invited to participate in the combined Vocalis choir.

Tickets for the Christmas Show go on sale 10:00 am Eastern "Purdue" Time August 1st through the Purdue Account Manager website. Orders can also be placed in person at the Box Office located in the Stewart Center on Purdue's campus, or over the phone by calling (765) 494-3933.  Box Office staff are happy to assist callers from 10 am to 4 pm Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

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Christmas Show Frequently Asked Questions

Will PMO be livestreaming this year's Christmas Show in addition to performing live?
Yes!  In addition to offering live performances in Elliott Hall of Music, we'll also be livestreaming a select performance via PMOBroadcasting.com.  More details to come soon.
Will PMO be offering a Friday school matinee?
No, PMO will not be offering a Friday matinee this year.
Will my gift to PMO made today be counted toward preferential seating for this year's Christmas Show?
Yes!  Gifts made from August 1, 2021 to September 23, 2022 (end of Christmas Show presale) will be utilized to evaluate preferential donor seating.
Will PMO be utilizing a Kid's Choir this year?
A Kid's Choir will not be utilized in this year's production.
How long will the show be?
Our goal is a 90 minute show this year, but give us a few extra minutes just in case!
Are there elevators in Elliott Hall of Music?
Regrettably, there are no elevators in Elliott Hall of Music.  There are handicap accessible doors and you may request "main floor only" online, over the phone, or via mail when purchasing tickets.
What about parking? Parking for tour buses?
See the link to updated map for public parking. Tour bus parking will be shared as the performance date draws closer, but is available. Email PMOMDM@purdue.edu for more information about tour bus parking.
Can I drop off passengers closer to the doors of Elliott?
Yes.  Please follow all Purdue Police officer instructions and be mindful of event signage.
I purchased tickets online and didn't get a confirmation email, who do I contact?
Please check your SPAM or junk folders as the ticketing system is working correctly and is sending emails. If you still can't find your confirmation email, you can email the Box Office at HLMCTix@purdue.edu for a confirmation from them.
My question isn't listed, who do I contact?
Please email PMOMDM@purdue.edu to speak with a PMO staff member.  This inbox is monitored by multiple PMO staff members from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.  Your question is very important to us and we will respond within one to two business days.