We have so many holiday shows, Christmas pageants, concerts and other holiday entertainment in Wichita it’s difficult to keep track of them all! Here’s where we’ll be posting new ones as we find them.
In this list you’ll find productions from community theaters, concerts from local musical groups, student performances, Christmas movies on the big screen, and more. Some will be family-friendly while others are just for grown-ups!
All of them will be fairly inexpensive, and if we find out about a discount on the typically more expensive events, we’ll let you know about those here too.
2019 Christmas Shows and Concerts in the Wichita Area
As always, click on the links to get more information about shows you’re interested in. And if you know of an inexpensive holiday concert or show that we’ve missed, please let us know in the comments!
Nutcracker Wichita KS 2019
While there aren’t a lot of discounts or coupons for Nutcracker performances, we did find a few ways that you can save money on shows.
Before you buy tickets to the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, check Groupon. They often times have a Groupon discount for the show.
Also, if you plan on going to any of the ballet performances with a large group, call and check to see if they offer any discounts. Depending on the number of people in your party, this is a great way to save some cash.
In addition, I suggest going to Hobby Lobby or Michael’s and buying an inexpensive nutcracker ornament before attending a show, because your kid will definitely want one after seeing the ballet! Some of the shows sell them on site but they are more expensive. Friends University sells them as a fundraiser, but they sell out of the small ones quickly. You have to go early if you want to buy one there.
Ballet Wichita Nutcracker
Wichita Ballet’s annual performances of the time-honored classic Nutcracker ballet are held in the Century II Concert hall in mid-December. Tickets start at $25 and go up to $55.
Friends University Nutcracker
Performances are held at the Riney Fine Arts Center at Friends University in December. This is one of the most affordable options to see the Nutcracker Ballet in Wichita and is an annual tradition for many families. Tickets sell quickly and range in price from $16 for adults and $12 for seniors and students.
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
“World-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds… Celebrate this cherished holiday tradition and relive the dream with Tchaikovsky’s timeless score.”
Short & Suite Nutcracker
This family friendly Nutcracker experience is only 75 minutes long with an intermission. There will be interactive fun before and after the show, including photo ops with magical backdrops, a visit from Santa, and a cast meet and greet after the show. There will also be sweet treats and nutcracker related items available for purchase.
Midwest Dance Mechanix is hosting this ballet December 6-8, 2019 at the Wichita Center for Performing Arts. Located at 9112 E. Central. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for kids.
Metropolitan Ballet Wichita Nutcracker
Metropolitan Ballet Wichita will have two performances of the Nutcracker at the historic Scottish Rite Auditorium. Shows will feature Artistic Director, Jill Landrith, local and regional dancers, as well as Guest Artists Jillian Davis from Complexions Contemporary Ballet in New York and Brandon Ramey from Memphis Ballet.
Show times are Saturday, December 7th at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 8th at 2 p.m. Tickets range in price from $25-$45.
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