The Nutcracker and More: Kid-Friendly Holiday Shows in Houston

The Nutcracker choreographed by Stanton Welch and performed by the Houston Ballet/Photo courtesy of Houston Ballet

The holiday season is full of our favorite shows with beautiful dances and songs we all know and love to sing. Whether your a Nutcracker purist or a die-hard Christmas Carol fan, Houston has something for everyone. Read on for this season's shows around town. And for more activities and things to do, check out our Christmas and Holiday Guide for Houston families.

"The Nutcracker" Performances
Arranged by date

The Woodlands Ballet Theatre - The Woodlands
November 24-26

Moscow Ballet - Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
December 28

The Houston Ballet - Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land; Hobby Center
Dec. 10-Jan. 6, 2018

Uptown Dance Company - Spring Branch
Nov. 30-Dec. 3, Dec. 7-10

Bay Area Houston Ballet Theatre - University of Houston - Clear Lake
December 1-3, 8-10

Houston Repertoire Ballet - Tomball High School Theatre
December 2-3

Kingwood Dance Theatre - Atascocita
December 2-3

BalletForte - Stafford Centre
December 8-10, 2017

Artisan Ballet Company - Berry Center (Cypress)
December 9-10

Allegro Ballet of Houston - Katy High School
December 17-18

"A Christmas Carol"/Photo courtesy the Alley Theatre

Other Holiday Shows

A Christmas Carol - Alley Theatre
Nov. 24-Dec. 30 (various dates and showtimes)

A Charlie Brown Christmas - Main Street Theatre
Nov. 21-Dec. 16

Holly Jolly Jingle - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion - The Woodlands
Nov. 30

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol - The Grand - Galveston
Dec. 1-2

A Grinch Christmas - Jones Hall
Dec. 2

Top photo courtesy of Houston Ballet