Thousands gather for LDS Church’s Ogden Temple Cultural Celebration

Posted at 6:20 PM, Sep 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-20 23:46:30-04

OGDEN, Utah -- More than 7,500 people packed the Dee Events Center on the campus of Weber State University for the Ogden Temple Cultural Celebration on Saturday.

Many of those on stage were young performers. Numerous choreographed dances and musical performances comprised the program, which reflected on the traditions of the Ogden area.

The President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was on hand and greeted some of the children present.

A second performance is schedules for 7 p.m. Saturday.

The temple will be re-dedicated Sunday, following four years of extensive renovations. For more information about the events at the LDS Church's Ogden Temple, click here.