The Nutcracker Ballet and Other Holiday Shows for Kids in Houston

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

Ready to see The Nutcracker Ballet in Houston? We have a full list of The Nutcracker performances, plus other holiday shows for kids.

The holiday season is full of opportunities to see The Nutcracker in Houston. Of course, The Houston Ballet has its own performance of the classic Christmas ballet, but many of the smaller dance companies show The Nutcracker near Houston. Also, don't miss the other Christmas shows in Houston: whether you're 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 fun holiday activities and things to do, check out our Guide to Holiday and Christmas Events for Houston Families.

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Santa's Wonderland
Santa's Wonderland - various times Pick
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