2021 nutcracker MARKET DATES & TIMES




Details including on sale dates for Discount 2021 Nutcracker Market General Admission tickets will be announced in the coming weeks. One hundred percent of the proceeds from your general admission ticket go back to Houston Ballet Foundation, its Academy and scholarship programs.

NOTE: General Admission tickets are good for one-day admission ONLY. Preview Party, Fashion Show, and Early Bird ticket holders are allowed repeat admission. Additionally, physical tickets are required to enter the Market. We do not accept photos of tickets.

General Admission tickets can NOT be purchased at the door.

Consider volunteering! Volunteers receive free admission and parking on the day of their shift. Click here for more info.  


Groups of 20 or more will receive a discount of $2.00 off each of their Early Bird Day tickets only. There is no discount for General Admission Group Sales tickets. Discount for Early Bird Groups Sales tickets only applied when purchased in advance by calling 713-535-3231.

*ALL SALES ARE FINAL* unless the event is cancelled.



No strollers, rolling carts, rolling bags, wagons or pets are permitted inside the Market. However, walkers, canes, crutches, wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, medical strollers and electric scooters are permitted. Please visit our Accessibility Information page for more. 


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Nutcracker Market Special Events

Preview parties, fashion shows and more! Learn more and buy your tickets to Nutcracker Market special events.

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Shining Star

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