Television, Radio, and Streaming Broadcasts

All radio, television, and internet broadcast times are listed in Central Standard Time. Check local listings for broadcast times in other areas.


Minnesota Public RadioMinnesota Public Radio (MPR) will present a live broadcast of the 2018 St. Olaf Christmas Festival on Sunday, December 2, at 3 p.m. on most regional classical music stations, including 99.5 KSJN in the Twin Cities. An encore broadcast will air later in December.

National broadcasts of the 2018 St. Olaf Christmas Festival are distributed by American Public Media. If you are outside the MPR listening area, check local radio listings to see if it will be carried in your region. The December 2 and encore radio broadcasts of the 2018 St. Olaf Christmas Festival can be heard on the internet via Minnesota Public Radio’s online streaming service.

Live Concert Stream

Based on the overwhelming popularity and tremendous success of the Christmas Festival live stream, we will again offer the live concert stream for the Sunday, December 2 performance.

Over the coming weeks, please be on the lookout for more details on how you can enjoy this time-honored event from the comfort of your home.

Special Sing For Joy Radio Program

Sing For JoySt. Olaf College’s Sing For Joy radio program produces a half-hour program of music for the Advent and Christmas season, featuring highlights from the 2017 St. Olaf Christmas Festival. Many stations across the country will carry this broadcast.

Check your local listings for details.