Experience a little bit of Bethlehem…. Enjoy live music, lights, artwork, and the largest indoor seasonal nativity and crèche display in the Puget Sound area. The ninth annual Tacoma Festival of the Nativity is themed “Star of Wonder, Star of Light” and celebrates the beauty and diversity of the Christmas Crèche with lighted displays of over 900 nativities from around the world. A centerpiece of the event is a continual “ living nativity”. It also includes performing arts venues, family activities, a “Life of Christ” art room, a family photo booth (with biblical costumes) and more.