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Holiday & Christmas Shows in December

A Christmas Carol

Metropolis Performing Arts Center Until Dec 25, 2022

Don't be a humbug, book now!

A Christmas Carol, Metropolis Performing Arts Center, Chicago

Penny-pinching and bad-tempered old miser Ebenezer Scrooge goes on the adventure of his life, from his past to his present and beyond and learns that the value of gold will never equal that of genuine...

Prices from: $155


Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace Until Jan 8, 2023

The movie gets the musical treatment!

Elf, Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, Chicago
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Elf: The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan who accidentally crawls into Santa's sack of gifts and is taken to the North Pole. Buddy is raised unaware that he is actually a human, until...

Prices from: $155

Joffrey Ballet - The Nutcracker

Civic Opera House Dec 3 - 27, 2022

Joffrey gifts Chicago a homegrown holiday classic not to be missed!

Joffrey Ballet The Nutcracker, Civic Opera House, Chicago
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The Joffrey Ballet's annual holiday ballet returns following a critically acclaimed reinvention by the iconic Christopher Wheeldon in 2016. The previous Joffrey version ran for many years, becoming the...

Prices from: $100

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve

All State Arena Dec 21 - 22, 2022

The TSO are back with The Ghosts of Christmas Eve: The Best of TSO and More

Trans Siberian Orchestra The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve, All State Arena, Chicago
4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating

The Tran-Siberian Orchestra hit the road again in 2022 with the return of their beloved classic production, The Ghosts of Christmas Eve! Join them as they celebrate over two decades as the top purveyors...

Prices from: $55

Nutcracker! The Magic of Christmas Ballet

Rosemont Theater Dec 4 - 5, 2022

A delightful treat for the whole family!

Nutcracker The Magic of Christmas Ballet, Rosemont Theater, Chicago
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Featuring spectacular sets and beautifully costumed dancers, the Nutcracker! The Magic of Christmas Ballet is an annual treat for the whole family. Whimsical and imaginative storytelling blends with the...

Prices from: $60

Salt Creek Ballet - The Nutcracker

Belushi Performance Hall Dec 17 - 19, 2022

Salt Creek Ballet's Holiday hit returns!

Salt Creek Ballet The Nutcracker, Belushi Performance Hall, Chicago

Once again, Salt Creek Ballet will march their way on to the stage this December for the holiday season! This season you will be able to see the brand-new sets and costumes for the first time ever. Performed...

Prices from: $80

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Auditorium Theatre Dec 22 - 24, 2022

A delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleigh load!

Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Ornaments come to life when Cirque Dream: Holidaze's costumed characters perform astonishing feats that celebrate the holiday season with spectacle, imagination and whimsical dreams. Marvel at gingerbread...

Prices from: $70

Mannheim Steamroller

Rosemont Theater Dec 17 - 18, 2022

The epic festive concert returns for another year of yuletide fun!

Mannheim Steamroller, Rosemont Theater, Chicago
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

With the release of Mannheim Steamroller's first holiday album 1984 came the kind of fame that made the act a veritable Christmas time tradition. With founder and composer Chip Davis at the helm, the all-American...

Prices from: $50

A Very Electric Christmas

Genesee Theater Dec 2 - 3, 2022

The dark days of winter are over!

A Very Electric Christmas, Genesee Theater, Chicago

Lightwire Theater are gearing up for their ultimate holiday show that's guaranteed to light you up in time for the festive season! A truly magical and engaging production for all members of your family,...

Prices from: $55

Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith

Rosemont Theater Dec 7 - 8, 2022

Celebrate the holiday season with Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith.

Amy Grant and Michael W Smith, Rosemont Theater, Chicago

Multi-platinum Grammy-winners Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith joint Christmas tours have turned into a highly anticipated holiday season event, which has been made evident by the multiple sell-out crowds...

Prices from: $50

Ballet Chicago - The Nutcracker

Athenaeum Theater Dec 9 - 19, 2022

A Chicago Christmas tradition returns!

Ballet Chicago The Nutcracker, Athenaeum Theater, Chicago

Now celebrating 20 at the Athenaeum, The Nutcracker by Ballet Chicago returns for another brilliant year! As one of the USA's favorite Christmas events, and one of the most performed ballets in the world,...

Prices from: $90

Charlie Brown Christmas

Evanston Space Dec 19 - 20, 2022

Charlie and the gang ring in the Holidays

Charlie Brown Christmas, Evanston Space, Chicago

Charlie and the gang are here to show you the true meaning of Christmas in this stage adaptation of the classic TV Special. Debuting in 2013, this theatrical production faithfully recreates the atmosphere...

Prices from: $30

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Merry, Merry Chicago

Symphony Center Orchestra Hall Dec 16 - 24, 2022

Back by popular demand!

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Merry Merry Chicago, Symphony Center Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Prepare to usher in the holiday spirit once again with 2022's Christmas-tastic concert, Merry, Merry Chicago from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra! Accompanied by the Chicago Symphony Chorus as well as some...

Prices from: $95

The Art Deco Nutcracker

Athenaeum Theater Dec 3 - 4, 2022

A&A Ballet's stylish take on The Nutrcacker

The Art Deco Nutcracker, Athenaeum Theater, Chicago

Inspired by the sumptuous and iconic design of the Art Deco era, this period imagining of the Nutcracker comes from A&A Ballet and President and Director Alexi Kremnev. Set in the 1920s, A&A Ballet lay...

Prices from: $75

Too Hot To Handel

Auditorium Theatre Dec 3 - 4, 2022

The celebrated reinvention of Handel's iconic Messiah!

Too Hot To Handel, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

Chicago's own Too Hot to Handel choir brings the music of Handel's famous work The Messiah to life with a modern twist. Re-imagined for the 21st century, the piece's melodies and text remain the same but...

Prices from: $55

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Genesee Theater Dec 8 - 9, 2022

The animated festive favourite comes the stage!

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Genesee Theater, Chicago

Based on the beloved 1964 animated special, this adaptation brings everyone's favourite reindeer to the stage. This classic tale teaches the importance of friendship and respect, whilst getting everyone...

Prices from: $70

Irving Berlin's White Christmas

Center East Theatre Dec 15, 2022 - Jan 2, 2023

This cozy trip down memory lane should be put on your wish list!

Irving Berlins White Christmas, Center East Theatre, Chicago

A local production of the Christmas classic! The uplifting story and beloved songs of Bing Crosby's film White Christmas have been enjoyed by families for generations. Two former servicemen and best friend...

Prices from: $45

Dancenter North: The Magic of the Nutcracker

Genesee Theater Dec 21 - 23, 2022

Dancenter North's annual production of The Nutcracker is now in its 34th year!

Dancenter North The Magic of the Nutcracker, Genesee Theater, Chicago

Now celebrating its 34th glorious year, Dancenter North will once again delight Lake County with its lavish, epic staging of The Magic of the Nutcracker. Seen by thousands every December, this is the longest...

Prices from: $40

A Magical Cirque Christmas

CIBC Theatre Dec 6 - 12, 2022

Celebrate the holiday season with the world's greatest variety show, now featuring America's Got Talent's Duo Transcend!

A Magical Cirque Christmas, CIBC Theatre, Chicago

What better way to get the family together and celebrate the holiday season, than with the world's greatest variety show! With jaw-dropping, breathtaking circus acts of A Magical Cirque Christmas, you'll...

Prices from: $60

Jinkx and DeLa Holiday Show

Auditorium Theatre Dec 7 - 8, 2022

The Drag Race favorites reunite to spread Christmas Cheer!

Jinkx and DeLa Holiday Show, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

The Queens of Christmas return for 2022 with another holiday spectacular for everyone naughty or nice! Making the yuletide gay since 2018, this glorious collaboration from two of RuPaul's DragRace's most...

Prices from: $70

DeRay Davis Funny And Famous Chi Town Comedy Countdown

Arie Crown Theater Dec 30, 2022 - Jan 1, 2023

What better way to count down to the New Year than with DeRay Davis and a host of talented comedians!?

DeRay Davis Funny And Famous Chi Town Comedy Countdown, Arie Crown Theater, Chicago

Iconic African American funnyman DeRay Davis is back for another year of belly laughs during his annual Comedy Countdown at Chicago's Arie Crown Theater. For these special events, the host with the most...

Prices from: $100

WGCI Big Jam

United Center Dec 3 - 4, 2022

Don't miss the return of WGCI's annual Big Jam

WGCI Big Jam, United Center, Chicago

The Windy City's number one station for the hottest Hip Hop and R&B jams 107.5 WGCI FM will set winter temperatures to sizzling during the return of their annual Christmas concert WGCI's Big Jam. This...

Prices from: $55

Baby Shark! The Christmas Show

Rosemont Theater Dec 23 - 24, 2022

Splash along with Baby Shark and Pinkfong as they journey into the sea for the Holidays!

Baby Shark The Christmas Show, Rosemont Theater, Chicago

Prices from: $40

Dave Koz Christmas Tour

The Chicago Theatre Dec 8 - 9, 2022

A smooth blend of jazz with an upbeat personality, Koz knows how to hit all the right notes!

Dave Koz Christmas Tour, The Chicago Theatre, Chicago

Prices from: $70

Jingle Ball

All State Arena Dec 5 - 6, 2022

Featuring some of the biggest names in music!

Jingle Ball, All State Arena, Chicago

Prices from: $150

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Rosemont Theater Dec 4 - 5, 2022

A Delight!

Moscow Ballets Great Russian Nutcracker, Rosemont Theater, Chicago
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Prices from: $60

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