Christmas is in the air, and entertainment venues are filling their schedules with spectacular holiday-themed shows for your viewing pleasure! With the vast choices of shows on sale this sea Christmas season, we listed some of the most exciting and much-awaited events! Here are our top 8 Christmas shows to see!
1. A Drag Queen Christmas Tour
For RuPaul Drag Race lovers, seeing several superstar drag queens share the stage in one night is a dream come true. Now in its eighth year, A Drag Queen Christmas is bigger than ever. The tour is set to feature Nina West and Trinity Tuck as hosts and several incredible performers, such as Alyssa Edwards, She Coulee’, Crystal Methyd, Manila Luzon, Jimbo The Drag Clown, and many more. Furthermore, award-winning singer-songwriter, performer, and choreographer Todrick Hall will also appear as a special guest! Enjoy the holidays with big wigs and even bigger personalities at A Drag Queen Christmas!
2. Lindsey Stirling – The Snow Waltz Tour
If you love classical music infused with pop, EDM, and hip-hop, Lindsey Stirling brings the most unequivocally unique holiday show this season! The American virtuoso is known for her incredibly high-energy violin performances paired with captivating dance choreographies. Lindsey brings her Snow Waltz Tour to major cities this fall and winter. This series of anticipated shows will promote her latest Christmas album, Snow Waltz, featuring her renditions of Christmas classics, “Joy To The World,” “Little Drummer Boy,” “O Holy Night,” and many more. See Lindsey Stirling perform in your city this holiday season!
3. Trans Siberian Orchestra – The Ghosts of Christmas Eve Tour
Who says heavy metal bands can’t perform Christmas songs? Trans Siberian Orchestra can, and they are extremely good at it! The band has earned a stellar reputation for performing the world’s most epic Christmas-themed rock opera shows. This holiday season, the band embarks on The Ghosts of Christmas Eve Tour. Fans can expect symphonic metal versions of their favorite Christmas songs. Witness impeccable artistry and groundbreaking musical exploration at Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s show.
4. Harry Connic Jr. – The Holiday Celebration Tour
If jazz music is more to your taste, the prince of jazz Harry Connick Jr. is traveling this season to promote the Holiday Celebration Tour. The Grammy-Award-winning singer-songwriter and pianist has sold some of the best-selling Christmas albums of all time, and you’ll get to see him perform these songs live! Expect incredible soundscapes, such as jazz, blues, funk, and easy listening, at the Holiday Celebration Tour!
5. American Midwest Ballet: The Nutcracker
Ballet lovers can expect hundreds of The Nutcracker productions this holiday season. The American Midwest Ballet is one of the top ballet companies in the United States. Every year, the company introduces a fresh take on the ballet classic, featuring your favorite characters. Expect whimsical choreographies, captivating solo numbers, and eye-catching costumes in American Midwest Ballet’s version of The Nutcracker. The premier ballet company will present the show at the Hoff Family Arts and Culture Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
6. New West Symphony: Winter Spectacular at the Fred Kavli Theatre
Enjoy classical symphonies this holiday season when you come and see New West Symphony at the Fred Kavli Theatre on Saturday, 3rd December 2022. The New West Symphony has prepared a captivating repertoire of holiday and classical favorites, such as Debussy’s The Snow is Dancing, Korngold’s Snowman Overture, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1 “Inter Dreams,” and Leontovych’s Carol of the Bells. Besides the world-class ensemble of the New West Symphony led by Maestro Michael Christie, the event will also feature Los Robles Children’s Choir and a Ukrainian folk dance group called the Chervona Kalyna.
7. Holiday Dreams – A Spectacular Holiday Cirque
If you’re looking for some jaw-dropping excitement, you may want to check out Holiday Dreams – A Spectacular Holiday Cirque. The touring cirque, Holiday Dreams, is spearheaded by founder Fernando Quevedo. The show presents a Christmas-themed extravaganza full of high-flying acrobats, hi-technology holograms, projections, and lasers. Holiday Dreams was born from Quevedo’s pure passion for arts and entertainment after seeing his acrobat father perform. “I remember being very young, growing up in Europe, and watching my father perform in an amazing circus, and it was magical! The artists worldwide performed incredible acts that mixed entertainment and daring routines.” Today, Holiday Dreams – A Spectacular Holiday Cirque has amassed more than 25,000 viewers since its inception. This year, that number will massively grow thanks to the series of shows Holiday Dreams have lined up for the holiday season.
8. Pentatonix: A Christmas Spectacular Tour
Grammy Award-winning acapella group, Pentatonix goes on an extensive outing this holiday season for A Christmas Spectacular Tour! See the hottest acapella group perform their Christmas hits from their five holiday-themed albums. Pentatonix has notably sold millions of copies of their chart-topping efforts, That’s Christmas To Me, A Pentatonix Christmas, Christmas is Here, We Need a Littel Christmas, and their recently released, Holidays Around the World.
Spend your holidays watching these incredible entertainment opportunities lined up for you and your family!