Feel like getting all dolled up and heading to the theater? Whether you’re wanting a date night or a family outing, there are performances for every age. You can’t go wrong with these wonderful ballet performances, plays, and concerts celebrating the holidays, right here in Wichita!
November 10 at The Orpheum
Featuring the talented cast of Cirque Musica, spectators will be dazzled by the acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer. The show blends the spellbinding grace and daredevil athleticism of today’s greatest circus performers with a musical mix of timeless seasonal favorites played LIVE.
November 18-December 18 at Crown Uptown
Madi White and Max Wilson emcee this Rockettes-inspired Christmas spectacular! Our 7-piece band and talented troupe of performers will dazzle with high-energy vocals, high kicks, and holiday cheer. Singing, dancing, and comedic acts will entertain audiences of all ages this holiday season. You won’t find anything like this in Wichita!
November 25-December 23 at Roxy’s Downtown
November 26 at The Orpheum
American Music Legend Michael Martin Murphey is hitting the trail for his Annual Cowboy Christmas Tour.
November 26 & 27 at Century II Concert Hall
Experience the magic of the holidays in this family-friendly, classical ballet. Featuring local & regional dancers, The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition for young and old.
November 28th: Rie Bloomfield Organ Series Presents ‘Christmas in Wiedeman
December 2-4: 59th Annual Candlelight Concert Choir
These events can be viewed on the 2021-22 WSU School of Music Event Calendar.
December 2-4 at Friends University
Generations of students, faculty and audiences have participated in the candlelight tradition on Friends University’s campus for years, but this year the production will be moved to a more spacious venue – Central Community Church. In addition to hearing the traditional renditions by the Friends University Singing Quakers and Concert Choir, concert goers will have the opportunity to hear from other groups including Falcon Chorus, Women’s Choir, Orchestra, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Dance and Singing Quakers Alumni Choir. Of course, all these forces combined create a holiday spirit that will warm any heart.
December 2-4 at Wichita Center for Performing Arts
Looking for a holiday tradition that is short, but very sweet? Midwest Dance Mechanix is proud to offer the Wichita community a Nutcracker experience that children of all ages can enjoy! Get swept away in the magic, beauty and grace of this holiday tradition that is perfect for your family – in person again this year!
December 3, 6:30-8pm at LifeChange Church
Celebrate the season with us! FREE Christmas treat for all who attend! Presented by LifeChange Church WorshipArts and Intrepid Brass.
December 4 at Century II Music Hall
Celebrate the season with the Wichita Symphony! Take a snowy walk in the air with Howard Blake’s enchanting score for The Snowman and experience childhood imagination as the Oscar-nominated film rolls on the screen above the orchestra.
It’s the holidays and only here will you experience a full orchestra perform Tchaikovsky’s lush, beloved score of The Nutcracker as he intended. Act 2 is the Land of Sweets, where the flowers waltz and the Sugar Plum Fairy dances.
December 8-10 at Crown Uptown
Enjoy pizza & a holiday show just for kids!
December 8-9 at Century II Concert Hall
Rocky Mountain High Experience® starring Rick Schuler, America’s Top John Denver Tribute is an unforgettable, magical, and intimate experience that will take you back to the ’70s when John Denver was everywhere.
December 9-11 at Century II Concert Hall
Celebrate the holidays and begin a new tradition with Music Theatre Wichita! For the first time on stage, MTWichita brings you an original Live Holiday Special featuring Broadway veterans, the resident ensemble, local favorites, and talented youth singing and dancing to holiday classics. This special is certain to send your spirits soaring. It’s a show for the whole family to enjoy!
MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 35 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics in the distinctive Mannheim sound. The program celebrates the group’s recent anniversary of 35 years since the first Christmas album and includes dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.
December 10 at The Orpheum
Jim Brickman, the multiple Grammy nominated songwriter and piano sensation is back this festive season with his annual holiday tour “A Very Merry Christmas,” a magical evening celebrating music, love and family.
December 10-11 at Century II
Don’t miss the story behind the man who brought us the Chronicles of Narnia! We join him at his home near Oxford on Christmas Eve hosting a group of Americans who are Christmassing in England. They are about to experience an unforgettable assortment of Yuletide recollections which stimulates a whole range of emotions – curiosity, laughter, gladness and even some tears.
December 15 at The Orpheum
Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind. Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 American Christmas comedy-drama film starring Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Natalie Wood, and Edmund Gwenn.
December 16-18 at Century II Concert Hall
This December, Ballet Wichita will transport Wichita into a magical world of dancing dolls, mischievous mice and sparkling snowflakes with the time-honored classic, and the Holiday Event of the Season, the Nutcracker ballet.