A Christmas Carol – Can’t wait for Christmas? Enjoy a production of Dickens’ enduring classic brought to you by the Dallas Theater Center to prepare for the season. Three spirits have come to visit the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge to take him through Christmases past, present and future. Join him on his journey any day from Dec. 7-24. Tickets start at $17.50.
Christmas Pops – The beloved tradition continues with the Dallas Symphony Chorus performing holiday classics and sing-along carols. Holiday vocalists will join the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Dallas Symphony Chorus to bring a bit of Christmas magic to the Meyerson. Performances will be held Dec. 8-11. Tickets start at $48.
Holidays at the Heard – Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will present Holidays at the Heard, bringing the beauty of the holiday season into nature. Holiday lights will accentuate a half-mile Heard nature trail. Join in on the fun Dec. 9 and 10. Admission is $8.
Cirque du Soleil – “Twas the Night Before…”, marks Cirque du Soleil’s first-ever Christmas show. Multiple performances will be held Dec. 8-11. Tickets start at $44.
50th Annual Candlelight- Old City Park will present the longest running holiday event in Texas. There will be over 13 acres of decorated buildings, strolling carolers, craft vendors, food trucks and more. The walkways are candlelit in the evenings to create the perfect holiday atmosphere. The weekend kicks off with Cocktails by Candlelight on Thursday, Dec. 9. Enjoy drinks at the park and see a sneak peek of Candlelight. There will be vendors, Victorian Carolers, drinks, snacks, music and more. This will be held Dec. 9-11. Tickets start at $10.
Immersive Nutcracker – “The Nutcracker” is a holiday classic, taking the form of ballets, films and more. “Immersive Nutcracker: A Winter Miracle” is the newest rendition of this timeless classic, creating a new experience of the adventure across a holiday-themed dreamscape through projections spanning an entire room. The projection features beloved scenes set to Tchaiskovsky’s classical masterpieces like “The March of the Toys,” “The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” and more. Tickets are available for Dec. 8-31. Admission starts at $27.