Houston Ballet's NutcrackerIt’s Houston’s annual holiday shopping bonanza — and it benefits Houston Ballet! Houston Ballet’s Nutcracker Market, held at NRG Center, is this weekend November 8-11, 2018.

Don’t get overwhelmed if it’s your first time! Explore 300 national and local merchants featuring home décor, apparel, toys, holiday decor, gourmet food, garden items and more! Find that original gift for your special someone.

Thursday, November 8 – 10 am – 8 pm
Friday, November 9 — 10 am – 8 pm
Saturday, November 10 — 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday, November 11 — 10 am – 5 pm

Discounts tickets are available for $18 in advance at Randall’s. Tickets also are available online from Ticketmaster but the price is $18 plus taxes and fees. Tickets are $20 at the door, cash only. Children under 5 are free. Take advantage of half-price admission for the last three hours of each day. Be prepared to pay for onsite parking as well.

Keep in mind that strollers, rolling carts, pets, and wagons are not permitted in Nutcracker Market. You can bring your kids, but you will probably end up carrying them! All proceeds from the market benefit the Academy and scholarship programs for Houston Ballet Foundation.

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