Wells Fargo Preview Party

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6:30 PM – 10:00 PM 

NRG Center

Tables start at $3,500




*Your ticket to the Wells Fargo Preview Party also allows you access to early admission on Thursday and Friday at 8:30 AM as well as repeat admission all four days of the Market.

Join us for the best holiday cocktail and shopping party!

BEST AND FIRST OPPORTUNITY TO SHOP: The Nutcracker Market Wells Fargo Preview Party has become the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. It is a chance to enjoy an exclusive evening to shop at more than 270 booths, enjoy complimentary cocktails, dinner buffet, live entertainment, and much more!  

Reserved sponsor tables, at the $3,500 level, sell out quickly, so call us today to reserve your spot.  Buying a table guarantees a place for you and your special guests to sit and enjoy your buffet dinner and beverage table service with VIP drink ticket - no need to wait in line at the bar! Send your payment now to avoid missing the most unique shopping event of the year! We will also have limited open seating available as well.

Be sure to check out these special areas at the Wells Fargo Preview Party:

TAKE A SELFIE: Stop by the Stewart Title Selfie Station, located in the main aisle behind the Market Raffle, to take your photo with characters from Stanton Welch's The Nutcracker, only at the Wells Fargo Preview Party! The Selfie Station will also be available throughout the weekend.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Check out the Kendra Scott Jewelry Pull located in the main aisle next to the Market Raffle only at the Wells Fargo Preview Party. Tickets are $100 each, (first come, first served), and all proceeds benefit Houston Ballet. Ticket includes jewelry, an ornament, custom calligraphy and discounts at the Kendra Scott booth #508.

NEW FOR 2019: Join us for an exclusive Wine Pull located next to the Market Raffle in the main aisle, only at the Wells Fargo Preview Party. For each $50 donation, (first come, first served) guests can “pull” a cork at random for a bottle of wine valued at $50 or more. All proceeds benefit Houston Ballet.

And you can help us create this exclusive experience! Help us collect bottles of wine (valued at $50 or higher). All donors will be acknowledged on a special donor sign featured at the Wine Pull area.


      If you already have a great bottle of wine valued at $50 or more, or will be purchasing a bottle to donate, please drop off it off at the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market office at 601 Preston St. (77002), attention to Nutcracker Market.

      Include credit card information below, or mail us a check for any amount and we’ll purchase a great wine on your behalf! Checks should be made out to Nutcracker Market and sent to 601 Preston St. Houston, TX 77002

Please send donations by Friday, October 25.


Check out this PaperCity recap of the 2018 Nutcracker Market Wells Fargo Preview Party!

CALL US AT 713-535-3231 TO PLACE YOUR ticket order by 10 am, MONDAY, NOV. 11.

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