Since 1932, State Auto Insurance downtown has set up the State Auto Christmas Corner and Life-Sized Nativity that is open to the public. The nativity scene and story of Christmas is a tradition that is loved by many.
All ages will love the tradition of this family-friendly seasonal delight.
State Auto Christmas Corner and Life-Sized Nativity
State Auto’s Christmas Corner, including its historic life-sized Nativity display, returns to 518 E. Broad St. on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.
From a rooftop Santa Town with thousands of lights and hundreds of Christmas trees, to the current display which includes a life-sized Nativity scene, State Auto’s Christmas Corner is recognized around the world for its beauty and attention to artistic and historic detail.
The holiday season in downtown Columbus officially kicks off with the lighting of Christmas Corner and a performance by the Columbus Children’s Choir.
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 5:30 p.m. – Annual lighting ceremony, including a performance by the Columbus Children’s Choir
Friday, Dec. 3
6 p.m. – Columbus State Gospel Ensemble
7 p.m. – Men of Vision
8 p.m. – Ohio Dominican University
Friday, Dec. 10
6 p.m. – Alan Tyson
7 p.m. – Grove City Chamber Singers
8 p.m. – J. London
Saturday, Dec. 11
6 p.m. – Columbus Damenchor
7 p.m. – VOCALities Mitzi Goldsmith
Friday, Dec. 24
3 p.m. – Annual Christmas Eve ceremony
Christmas Corner Lighting times
Dec 1 – Jan. 3, 2022
Daily from 6 – 8 a.m.; 5:00 – 11:30 p.m.; until 12:30 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays
Christmas Eve: 3:00 p.m. until 8 a.m. Christmas Day
After the lighting of the display, check out the other downtown light displays