Reno Performing Arts- Reno Tahoe Holiday Shows

The Hottest Holiday Shows and Events

Snowflakes, hot chocolate, and spending time with loved ones – the holidays are all about enjoying traditions and making new memories. This year, there’s no better way to experience the Reno Tahoe winter wonderland than seeing a holiday show. From classic holiday concerts to festive family performances, you can’t help but sing along to. These shows are a must if you want to be in the holiday spirit!

Santa’s Christmas Wonderland

November 26-December 29 – This beloved Christmas show features glittering costumes, sensational sets, and the highest kicking chorus dancers this side of the North Pole. Don’t miss a night of merriment at Eldorado Resort Casino at THE ROW.

A Christmas Story – The Musical

November 29-December 1 – Join Ralphie Parker as he works towards the gift of his dreams in this classic holiday favorite, live on stage at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts.

Crafts for Christmas

November 29-December 1 – Get ready for the holiday season! Shop more than 100 craft and gift vendors, enjoy live demonstrations, visit Santa, and musical performances at the Nugget Resort Casino.

Sparks Annual Hometowne Christmas Celebration

December 6-7 – Kick off the holiday season with the tree lighting ceremony on Friday. With the Christmas parade on Saturday, complete with hot cocoa, carols, and Santa himself.

Spirit of the Season

December 6-8 – The Reno Phil and conductor Jason Altieri celebrate the season with orchestral arrangements, jazzy numbers, traditional holiday tunes, and carols at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts.

Winter Dreams

December 6-22 – This performance is a blend of modern entertainment and Olde World artistry which will leave audiences in awe. Be amazed by magic, aerial dance, acrobats, and more at this winter-inspired circus,  at Sierra Marketplace on Virginia and Moana.

39 North Pole Village

December 12-14 – Experience a fun-filled, sparkling winter wonderland in downtown Sparks. Stroll through holiday lights, take photos with Santa, and don’t miss The Griswold Challenge!

AVA Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker

December 13-15 – The sugarplum fairy and dancing mice take the stage at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts in this favorite Christmas classic.

Reno Santa Pub Crawl

December 14 – This is the largest Santa pub crawl in the country. With more than 15,000 holiday-clad revelers taking to the streets of downtown Reno for a night of festive fun.

Unsilent Night

December 15 – Join the masses in a luminous soundscape played by the audience on boomboxes and phones through downtown Reno’s city streets this holiday season.

Holiday Dreams – Spectacular Holiday Cirque

December 19-January 1 – A modern soundtrack, holographic effects, world-class acrobats, and performers come together in this high-energy show for the whole family at Grand Sierra Resort.

Nevada Chamber Music Festival

December 26-January 1 – Experience the 15th annual festival, held at Nightingale Concert Hall on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. Showcasing world-class holiday music and culminating with a New Year’s Day celebration.

These holiday shows and so many other festive events in Reno Tahoe are just the way to get in the spirit of the season! Head to the events calendar so you can find other upcoming events, festivals, concerts, and more!

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