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Where to See the Nutcracker {Northshore Parent Holiday Guide}

Where to See the Nutcracker {Northshore Parent Holiday Guide}

Nutcracker performances on the Northshore and New Orleans

This list is updated for 2021


Ballet Apetrei 

Fuhrmann Auditorium

Friday and Saturday, December 10th and 11th. 7PM

Sunday, December 12th at 2PM.

Tickets go on sale to the public on November 8 at Pineapple Gallery in Mandeville. Tickets are $20-25 reserved seating. Please call 985-624-3622 for more information or visit their website at

If you’d like to read more about Ballet Apetrei and their long history on the Northshore, please see our article on them.


Hammond Ballet Company

Due to damage from Hurricane Ida, the Nutcracker has been canceled for 2021.


Southern Youth Ballet

An Old Fashioned Christmas with caroling, a reading of The Night Before Christmas, & Southern Youth Ballet’s adaptation of The Nutcracker.

Aldersgate United Methodist Church

December 11th, 6PM

Tickets available here.

New Orleans

Delta Festival Ballet

Mahalia Jackson Theater

Saturday, December 18th at 2PM

Sunday, December 19th at 2PM

Tickets available online. Prices range from $35-$85.

The Great Russian Nutcracker

The Great Russian Nutcracker will be returning in 2022.

New Orleans Ballet Theater

Orpheum Theater

See Also

Saturday, Dec 11th, 2PM

Saturday, Dec 11th 7PM

Sunday, December 12th 2PM

Saturday, December 18th, 2PM

Saturday, December 18th 7PM

Sunday, December 19th, 2PM

Tickets available online. Tickets range from $25-$75.

Looking for Some Other Holiday Fun?

You can see where to get pictures with Santa Claus.

See a Christmas play or concert.

Join your community and visit a Christmas parade (or participate in one!)

We also have a big list of Christmas events that are free and cheap.

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