THE HOLIDAY SEASON 2022 – A LISTING OF ENTERTAINMENT AND ACTIVITIES

GLOW. Photo by Sarah Dope
GLOW. Photo by Sarah Dope

DR. SEUSS’S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
November 8 – January 8
Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis
Tickets from $15 – $89
www.childrenstheatre.org

Photo by Gallop Studios

“A CHRISTMAS CAROL”
November 12 – December 31
Wurtele Thrust Stage, Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis
Tickets from $20.00 – $134.00
www.guthrietheater.org/shows-and-tickets/2022-2023-season/a-christmas-carol/


THE NUTCRACKER BALLET
November 17 – 19
Paramount Center for The Arts, St. Cloud
Tickets from $18.00 – $21.00
www.paramountarts.org/event/nutcracker_2022/

MISS BENNET – CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
November 18 – December 18
Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, Anoka
Tickets from $34 – $42
www.lyricarts.org

“THE BEST CHRISTMAS SHOW IN THREE YEARS”
November 18 – January 28, 2023
Brave New Workshop, 824 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
Tickets $40.00
www.hennepintheatretrust.org/events/the-best-christmas-show-in-three-years-824-hennepin-minneapolis-mn-2022-2023/

BENTLEYVILLE ‘TOUR OF LIGHTS”
November 19 – December 26
700 Railroad St., Duluth
FREE Admission, Parking $10.00
www.bentleyvilleusa.org

GEORGIANA & KITTY: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
November 19 – December 23
Jungle Theater, Minneapolis
Tickets up to $92.00
www.jungletheater.org

GLOW Photo by Sarah Dope

GLOW HOLIDAY FESTIVAL
November 23 – January 1
CHS Field, St. Paul      
$20.75/Adults; $12.75/Children aged 4-12
www.glowholiday.com

FESTIVAL OF TREES
November 24 – December 5
Grand Ely Lodge Resort and Conference Center, Ely
www.exploreminnesota.com/event/festival-trees/9907

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE
November 25 – 26
Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis
Tickets from $33.00 – $103.00
www.hennepintheatretrust.org/events/cirque-dreams-holidaze-orpheum-theatre-minneapolis-mn-2022/

GREAT THEATRE: IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS
November 26 – December 11
Paramount Center For The Arts, St. Cloud
Tickets $36.00
www.paramountarts.org/event/whitechristmas/

BLACK NATIVITY
November 29 – December 24
Penumbra Theatre, Minneapolis
Tickets from $20 – $45
www.penumbratheatre.org/event/black-nativity-5  

BIG BAND HOLIDAYS: JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA
November 30
Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis
Tickets from $52 – $100
www.minnesotaorchestra.org

KAT PERKINS – A NORTH COUNTRY CHRISTMAS
December 2
Mayo Civic Center, Rochester
Tickets from $12.00
www.mayociviccenter.com/event/kat-perkins-a-north-country-christmas/58200/

Photo courtesy of BigStock/nd3000

THE NEW STANDARDS HOLIDAY SHOW
December 2 – 3
State Theatre, Minneapolis
Tickets from $29.00 – $134.00
www.hennepintheatretrust.org/events/the-new-standards-holiday-show-state-theatre-minneapolis-mn-2022-2/

NUTCRACKER! MAGICAL CHRISTMAS BALLET
December 2 – 3
Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis
Tickets from $33.00 – $113.00
www.hennepintheatretrust.org/events/nutcracker-magical-christmas-ballet-orpheum-theatre-minneapolis-mn-2022/

NORTHERN LIGHTS FESTIVAL
December 2 – 4
Mayo Civic Center, Rochester
Tickets from $15.00 – $17.00
www.mayociviccenter.com/event/northern-lights-festival/57039/

OVER THE RIVER HOLIDAY FESTIVAL
December 3
Fergus Falls
www.ffriver.org/otr/

AN INTIMATE CHRISTMAS WITH LORI LINE
December 3
Masquerade Dance Theater, Ames Center, Burnsville
Tickets $65.00
www.ames-center.com/806828.html

A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS
December 3
Mayo Civic Center, Rochester
Tickets from $36.00
www.mayociviccenter.com/event/a-magical-cirque-christmas/57156/

“AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS”
December 3 – 18
Skylark Opera, Andy Boss Thrust Stage at Park Square Theatre, St. Paul
Tickets from $25
www.skylarkopera.org/upcoming-events

“JINX AND DELA HOLDAY SHOW LIVE”
December 6 – 7
Fitzgerald Theatre, St. Paul
Tickets start at $49.00
www.first-avenue.com/event/2022-12-the-jinkx-dela-holiday-show/

MISS RICHFIELD 1981 CANCEL CULTURED CHRISTMAS PEARLS
December 8 – 18
Tickets: General Admission $45, Limited VIP $75
www.illusiontheater.org

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM JOSE JAMES
December 9 – 10
The Dakota, Minneapolis
Tickets start at $40.00
www.dakotacooks.com/event/merry-christmas-from-jose-james-2/

Photo courtesy of Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus

“SHALL WE PRANCE?” – TWIN CITIES GAY MEN’S CHORUS
December 9 – 10
Ted Mann Concert Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Tickets from $17.50 – $60.00
www.tcgmc.org/2022/10/20/shall-we-prance/

THE BLENDERS – HOLIDAY SOUL TOUR 2022
December 9-11
Pantages Theatre, Minneapolis
Tickets $48.00
www.hennepintheatretrust.org/events/the-blenders-holiday-soul-tour-2022-pantages-theatre-minneapolis-mn-2022/

VOCALESSENCE: WELCOME CHRISTMAS
December 10 – 11
Carlson Family Stage at the Northrup Auditorium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Tickets from $22.00 – $40.00
www.northrop.umn.edu/events/vocalessence-welcome-christmas-2022

ROCHESTER DANCE COMPANY PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER
December 10 – 11     
Mayo Civic Center, Rochester
Tickets from $17.00
www.mayociviccenter.com/event/rochester-dance-company-presents-the-nutcracker/58245/

MERRY & BRIGHT WITH CHARLES LAZARUS
December 11
Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis
Tickets from $43 – $78
www.minnesotaorchestra.org

HOLIDAY EVENING WITH KRISTIN CHENOWETH
December 13
Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis
SOLD OUT
www.minnesotaorchestra.org/tickets/calendar/holiday/a-holiday-evening-with-kristin-chenoweth/

AN ANDY AND BING CHRISTMAS
December 13
Paramount Center For The Arts, St. Cloud
Tickets from $24.00 – $29.00
www.paramountarts.org/event/andybing_2022/

LOYCE HOULTON’S NUTCRACKER FANTASY
December 16 – 23
State Theatre, Minneapolis
Tickets from $19.00 – $129.00
www.hennepintheatretrust.org/events/loyce-houltons-nutcracker-fantasy-state-theatre-minneapolis-mn-2022/

CHRISTMAS WITH CANTUS: INTO THE LIGHT
December 16
Ordway Concert Hall, St. Paul
Tickets from $25.00 – $48.00
www.ordway.org/events/christmas-with-cantus-into-the-light

ELF IN CONCERT
December 17 – 18
Orchestra Hall, with the Minnesota Orchestra, Minneapolis
Tickets from $50.00 – $107.00
www.minnesotaorchestra.org

HOLIDAYS WITH BING
December 22 – 31
Schneider Theater, Bloomington Center For The Arts, Bloomington
Tickets $48.00
www.artistrymn.org/bing

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA: THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS EVE
December 23
Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul
Tickets from $70
www.st-paul-theater.com/theaters/xcel-energy-center/trans-siberian-orchestra-the-ghosts-of-christmas-eve.php

Photo by Mark Vancleave

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