Irving Berlin’s "White Christmas" | Nov. 17-22
This merry and bright Broadway experience is great for the whole family. Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” is full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written. The uplifting story and beloved songs of Bing Crosby's movie “White Christmas” have been enjoyed by families for generations. See the live production of this holiday classic at the Fabulous Fox Nov. 17-22. Tickets start at $54.
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker | Nov. 30
World-class Russian dancers bring the Christmas spirit to life at the Moscow Ballet’s production of the Great Russian Nutcracker at the Fabulous Fox. The production features beautifully recorded music, playful puppets, and hand-crafted costumes and sets. Tickets start at $31.
Cirque Dreams Holidaze | Dec. 4-6, 2015
This holiday spectacular is not only a cirque show, but also a Broadway musical and family show all in one. Buy one adult ticket and get one kid’s ticket free! Before the show is a bundle of family fun activities starting at 6 p.m.. Then, starting at 7:30 pm, watch as the show lights up the 2015 holiday season with its newest holiday stage spectacular at The Fabulous Fox Theatre. Tickets are start at $25.
"The Nutcracker" | Dec. 17-23, 2015
With newly added choreography, this magical production, which features the professional Saint Louis Ballet company along with students from the Saint Louis Ballet School, is sure to entertain. See “The Nutcracker” at Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center Dec. 17-23. Tickets start at $32.
Families can also make reservations and arrive early for a magical meeting with the Sugar Plum Fairy. At the Sugar Plum Fairy Luncheon visitors can take pictures with their favorite characters, including the Snow King and the Snow Queen. Memory books are provided to collect autographs from the Saint Louis Ballet dancers. Festive holiday décor, a three-course lunch, and treats and sweets make this a popular holiday tradition. Tickets are $36.
Macy’s Holiday Celebration | Dec. 18-20
See Powell Hall transformed into a magical place for all ages! Join the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra for a St. Louis holiday tradition featuring timeless classics like “Winter Wonderland,” “Sleigh Ride,” and a holiday sing-along that features a visit from St. Nick himself. Tickets start at $35.
"The Elves and the Shoemaker" | Dec. 19-23
When a shoemaker gives his last pair of shoes to a cold and hungry beggar woman, he finds his good deed rewarded by magical elves that turn his simple shoe shop into a great success. Imaginary Theatre Company brings this warm-hearted play, which is perfect for all ages, to Heagney Theatre at Nerinx Hall High School.
"Elf: The Musical" | Dec. 26-27
Join Buddy as he embarks on a journey to New York City to discover his birth father, find his true identity, and help New York remember the true definition of Christmas. This modern-day Christmas classic is sure to make people of all ages channel their inner elf. See “Elf” at Peabody Opera House Dec. 26-27. Tickets start at $40.
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