All the ways you can experience “The Nutcracker” in San Antonio, TX

There’s no mistaking the beloved scenes set to their classical scores like “The March of the Toys” and “The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” have become a holiday staple.

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Walk through projections composed of over one million frames of video.

Provided by Lighthouse ArtSpace San Antonio

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Whether it was on a school field trip or a weekend outing with the grandparents, chances are you have some memory of attending a local production of “The Nutcracker.

Today, we’re sharing how you and your family can experience that same joy in a potentially whole new way.

❄️ The Immersive Nutcracker, A Winter Miracle

Date: Now-Saturday, Dec. 31 | Times vary
📍 Lighthouse ArtSpace, 221 Burleson St.

From the team behind the Immersive Van Gogh and the upcoming Disney Animation: Immersive Experience, comes a new 40-minute holiday experience. The Immersive Nutcracker, A Winter Miracle features 500,000 cubic feet of projections that visitors can walk through. In addition to the standard show, visitors can also take part in a 45-minute dance session for all ages on select dates.

❄️ NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet!

Date: Thursday, Dec. 29 | 12 p.m., 4 p.m., and 8 p.m.
📍 Majestic Theater, 224 E. Houston St.

Experience a magical production of the holiday tale featuring stars of the Ukraine ballet performing at the highest level of classical technique. Expect to be amazed by larger-than-life puppets, breath-taking acrobatics, and dazzling costumes all under the star-lit Majestic Theater.

❄️ Ballet San Antonio’s The Nutcracker

Date: Friday, Dec. 2-Sunday, Dec. 11 | 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
📍 Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir.

You can’t go wrong with a classic retelling of Hoffman’s 1816 fairy tale. Go on nostalgic journey with a cast of over 100 children and other professional ballet performers.

❄️ The Children’s Nutcracker

Date: Friday, Dec. 9-Saturday, Dec. 10 | 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
📍 Lila Cockrell Theater, 200 E. Market St.

From a holiday market and photos with Santa to magical makeovers, this kid-friendly experience is straight out of a sugarplum dream. Condensed to a 1.5 hour performance, this show can captivate even the tiniest attendees.

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