Annual Light The Way

Light The Way

Light the Way - Rain Plan

Due to the threat of inclement weather this weekend, the annual Light the Way holiday event scheduled for Sat. Nov. 22 will move from Benson Stadium to the Convocation Center. The Convo holds approx. 2000 guests as opposed to 7000 in Benson Stadium, so arrive early! Doors will open at 6:45p.m. for the 7:30p.m. show. For those guests unable to make the event, it will be streamed live at The evening will finish with the flipping of the switch. The candlelight procession through campus will NOT be held but the cookie and cocoa reception sponsored by H-E-B, Sodexo and Martinelli’s Sparkling Cider will be held adjacent to the Convocation Center.


Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
7:30 p.m. | Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center

Light the Way aerial photoLights stay lit through January 6th.

LTW designJoin us for the 28th Annual Light the Way "A Cardinals Christmas" on Saturday, November 22. This free holiday celebration kicks off at 7:30 p.m. in Gayle & Tom Benson Stadium (4301 Broadyway), complete with music and dance performances by students from UIW and the Brainpower Connections schools as well as appearances by several special guests.

You won't want to miss the official switch being flipped to illuminate the campus with nearly a million lights. The evening ends with a reception of hot cocoa, cookies and non-alcoholic sparkling cider on Dubuis Lawn following the candle-lit procession through campus to enjoy the twinkling lights.

New, unwrapped toys are being collected during the event for the Elf Louise Project, which benefits children in need. Look for donations tents at the stadium. 


If you can't make it out on the 22nd, watch the event live herePre-show starts at 7 p.m.


 Title Sponsor Light the WayH-E-B Logo