Watch Nutcracker Market CEO Patsy Chapman and Sue Giammalva with Donne Di Domani give us a sneak peek of the 2018 Nutcracker Market including some exciting items from our nonprofit merchants.


Check out Deborah Duncan's exclusive interview for Great Day Houston with Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM and Nutcracker Market CEO Patsy Chapman!


Join Houston Life reporter Stephanie Gerry with Market Chairman Myrna Fisch talking about what people can expect at the 2017 Nutcracker Market, including a look at our Ornament Barre and Santa Barre!


What's New at Nutcracker Market

Catch KTRK reporter Christine Dobbyn as she checks out some of the hottest items from the Nutcracker Market at the 2017 Wells Fargo Preview Party. 


What You Need to Know about the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market

Get a sneak peek inside the 2017 Nutcracker Market with KPRC reporter Chip Brewster! Hear from our merchants and learn about all of the incredible merchandise available at the Market and how the Market gives back.


 PaperCityYour Sneak Peek Guide to Houston's Nutcracker Market

 CultureMap: Nutcracker Market Rocks and Rolls into the Holidays 

 PaperCity Houston's Nutcracker Market Opens With a Frenzy

 Houston Chronicle:  Nutcracker Market Party Kicks Off Holiday Shopping

 CultureMap: Everything You Need To Know Before You Head to the Nutcracker Market

 PrimeLiving: 2017 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market

 Texas Hill Country: The Beloved Nutcracker Market Brings Christmas Early to Houston

 Houston Press: Going Nuts: What's Hot at This Year's Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market

 John Daugherty, Realtors Magazine: Houstonians Who Matter

Click2Houston.com7 Trends Seen at the 2017 Nutcracker Market

Houston ChronicleBefore You Go to this year's Nutcracker Market

Additional 2017 Nutcracker Market Media Highlights:

  • Prime Living Fall 2017: Cocktails & Conversation
  • ABC13 August 15, 2017: Tickets for the Nutcracker Market Go On Sale Today
  • CultureMap August 15, 2017: 2017 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market
  • Houston Lifestyles September 2017: The Arts & Happenings
  • Cy-Fair Lifestyles & Homes October 2017: Happenings
  • The Katy News October 12, 2017: 'Spaghetti Sauce' Ladies Return to Nutcracker Market for 26th Year
  • ABC13 October 16, 2017: 2017 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market Discount Tickets On Sale Now
  • KHOU October 16, 2017: 37th Annual Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market is Nov. 8-12
  • KPRC October 16, 2017: This is How to Score Discounted General Admission Tickets to the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market
  • CW39 October 17, 2017: Holidays Are Almost Here! 
  • CBS Radio October 25, 2017: The Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market is Back Just in Time for the Holiday Season
  • Prime Living: November 2017: Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market Time Lapse
  • ABC13 November 1, 2017: Wildly Popular Nutcracker Market Vendor Stirs the Sauce into Millions for Charity
  • KPRC November 1, 2017: Must Have Astros Items You'll See at the Nutcracker Market
  • Chron.com November 1, 2017: Get into the Swing of the Season at These Fall Festivals
  • KPRC November 1, 2017: Houston Life - Meet the Merchants From the Nutcracker Market
  • Univision November 3, 2017: Emprendedores ofreceran sus productos navidenos en el Nutcracker Market de Houston
  • Houston Chronicle November 3, 2017: Paris Texas Apparel Co. Shows Lone Star Pride at Nutcracker Market
  • KPRC November 6, 2017: Houston Life - Tackle Your Holiday Shopping
  • KPRC November 6, 2017: Houston Life - Get Your Astros Gear
  • Houston Press November 7, 2017: 21 Best Things to do in Houston This Week
  • Fox 26 November 8, 2017: Nutcracker Market
  • Chron.com November 8, 2017: What to Wear: Nutcracker Market Edition
  • Chron.com November 8, 2017: On the Go: Nutcracker Market, Flamenco and a Graffiti Ride
  • KPRC November 9, 2017: Houston Life - Find the Perfect Gift at Nutcracker Market
  • KPRC November 9, 2017: Houston Life - What's Happening at Nutcracker Market
  • ABC13 November 10, 2017Get Your Astros Fix at the Nutcracker Market
  • Community Impact November 10, 2017: Events to Attend This Weekend 
  • Chron.com November 24, 2017: John Daugherty, Realtors Rocks the Raffle 



Two ballet dancers under the text, "Making Merry, Making Money"  Dance Studio Life: Making Merry, Making Money

A young blond woman in a Santa hat  Houston ChronicleNutcracker Market kicks off Christmas season

 Jars of tomato sauce  Houston Chronicle: Ready to get sauced?

 A scene from the Nutcracker ballet  Go Texas: Nutcracker Highlights Houston's Holiday Season

A woman wearing jewelry  Chron.com: Jewelry designer finds place at Nutcracker Market

Nutcracker Market merchandise  Paper City Mag: The Insider's Guide to the Nutcracker Market

 PRIME Living: The Prime List

 Additional 2016 Nutcracker Market Media Highlights:

  • CultureMap, September 2016: The 2016 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market
  • CultureMap, September 5, 2016: Shelby’s Guide to the Fall Social Season: Deciphering H-Town’s amazing array of charity parties
  • My San Antonio, September 13, 2016: Guide: Fall/winter 2016 festivals, events in Houston
  • CBS, September 25, 2016: Nutcracker Market
  • Community Impact, September 27, 2016: Nutcracker Market Favorite Royal Standards Opens Towne Lake Boardwalk
  • Texas Monthly, October 2016: Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market
  • Chron.com, October 6, 2016: Houstonians have an epic lineup of 2016 fall festivals to choose from
  • Chron.com, October 12, 2016: Houston hosts a diverse range of Halloween fests
  • KHOU, October 20, 2016: 36th Annual Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market set for Nov. 10-13
  • Houston Chronicle, October 25, 2016: Houston's Halloween weekend is made up of so much more than just Halloween-themed events 
  • Woodlands Lifestyles and Homes, November 1, 2016: 'Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping
  • Houston on the Cheap, November 7, 2016: Houston Nutcracker Market Discount Tickets
  • Chron.com, November 8, 2016: Houston Ballet Market offers Katy-area merchants a chance to exhibit their crafts
  • Paper City Mag, November 9, 2016: Holiday Shopping Fever Overtakes Houston Already: Nutcracker Market Draws a Crazy Preview Crowd
  • Community Impact, November 9, 2016: As the holiday season begins, here are 5 things to do this weekend, Nov. 10-13
  • CultureMap, November 9, 2016: Here are the top 9 things to do in Houston this weekend
  • KHOU, November 10, 2016: Houston Happenings
  • ABC 13, November 10, 2016: Nutcracker Market Set to Open Thursday at NRG
  • KHOU, November 10, 2016: Shoppers Go Nuts at Nutcracker Market
  • CW 39, November 10, 2016: 36th Annual Nutcracker Market Opens in Houston
  • Community Impact, November 10, 2016: Everything You Need to Know About the Nutcracker Market
  • Chron.com, November 10, 2016: Thousands Turn Out for Nutcracker Market preview party
  • Culture Map, November 10, 2016: 'Tis the Season to Shop New Finds, Old Favorites at Nutcracker Market
  • Click2Houston, November 10, 2016: Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market opens Thursday at NRG Park
  • Houston Press, November 11, 2016: The Five Best Things to do in Houston This Weekend
  • ABC 13, November 11, 2016: How to Avoid Nutcracker Market Parking Woes


2015 Nutcracker Market Media Highlights

  • ABC 13, November 12, 2015: The Smart Shopper’s Guide to the Nutcracker Market
  • CultureMap, November 12, 2015: 4,000 shoppers get an early start at Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market
  • Houston Chronicle, November 12, 2015: Nutcracker Market raises the barre on ornaments
  • Houston Press, November 12, 2015: The Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market Preview Party Was a Wild Foretaste of This Weekend’s Main Event
  • Houstonia, November 12, 2015: What’s New at Nutcracker Market
  • KHOU.com, November 12, 2015: Men play waiting game while women shop at Nutcracker Market
  • Newsfix, November 12, 2015: Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market opens today
  • Chron.com, November 16, 2015: 4,000 turn out for Nutcracker Market VIP party


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