The Nutcracker Giveaway!!

The Nutcracker Giveaway!!

Christmas time is that magical time of year where loved ones get together, traditions are held, and wonderful memories are made! Spending time together and sharing experiences is what this season is all about, and there’s no better way to do that than by visiting a family tradition favorite- The Nutcracker ballet.

If you’ve never seen it, or even if you are a devoted annual spectator, I’m so excited to announce that I have 4 FREE Tickets to give away to one lucky reader for this event! The details are below. Read on!

I was not compensated for this post, but was given free tickets to enjoy the show. 

A Popular Family Tradition

From George Balanchine’s first production of The Nutcracker at the New York City Ballet in 1954, this timeless classic has become an annual holiday tradition for millions of people throughout the nation- and for good reason! It’s a beautiful production featuring immensely talented dancers, perfectly choreographed scenes, gorgeous costumes, and exciting characters, in a wonderful storyline.


ARTS San Antonio Nutcracker

“Set to Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, The Nutcracker is, by far, the most widely attended ballet in America.” –ARTS San Antonio

The Show

The Nutcracker is a beloved tale about a young girl, her Nutcracker and their adventure- filled with magic, mystery, excitement, and love. Through breathtaking movement and music, each audience member is whisked away to a magical land where anything is possible and love conquers all. It encompasses the true spirit of the holiday season, and it’s no wonder that it’s a long-standing family favorite.

Interested in seeing the show? The Nutcracker is coming to the Lila Cockrell Theatre in San Antonio December 16th-18th and it’s sure to be a wonderful family event! In addition to watching the performance, there will be holiday photo opportunities with their life-sized Nutcracker Doll.  You’ll also be able to browse the selection of souvenirs and merchandise they have available whose proceeds benefit the nonprofit mission of San Antonio Metropolitan Ballet!

Have little ones? While it’s not prohibited to buy a ticket for a child under the age of six, it is not recommended, due to the length of the performance (it is a two-hour event). This show is great for families with children aged six and older or it can be enjoyed by couples looking to have a great date night.

If this is your first time seeing The Nutcracker, make sure you check out these helpful tips on making your experience a great one at: First Time 101.


Mejia Ballet International

This production of The Nutcracker is being performed by Mejia Ballet International. Choreographed and directed by Paul Mejia, founder of Mejia Ballet International and former principal dancer under George Balanchine at New York City Ballet, this show is sure to be a delight! The amazing cast of this production includes award-winning, Prima Ballerina, Olga Pavlova, Marina Goshko, Andrey Prikhodko, Yevgeni Anfinogenov, and students from the San Antonio Metropolitan Classical Ballet.


ARTS San Antonio Nutcracker

 Dates & Ticket Information

The production will run December 16th-18th with four scheduled performances. Tickets are on sale NOW and start at $29 per ticket. Performances for this event will be held at:

Lila Cockrell Theatre
610 E. Market St. 
San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: (210) 226-2891

On December 16th-18th at the following showing times:

12.16.16 | 7:30 pm
12.17.16 | 2:00 pm
12.17.16 | 7:30 pm
12.18.16 | 2:00 pm

Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster HERE. There is a Group Discount if you purchase 10 tickets (equal to the price of 8 individual tickets).

 Save 20% on tickets for these performances HERE.

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Let me help you start a wonderful holiday family tradition!! I’m giving away 4 FREE tickets to one lucky reader to attend either Saturday or Sunday matinee show at 2 p.m., on December 17-18. How awesome is that?! Enter below to win!! Winner will be announced 12/14!!! Enter below:

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Check out other ARTS San Antonio events, like The Peking Acrobats. Their shows are great and bring San Antonio the best of the theatre!


What do you love most about The Nutcracker? What other holiday family traditions do you have?

Pamela is a Freelance Writer, Blogger, WAHM of 3, and Veteran Military Wife living in Southwest Texas. Raised in the Northeast and having lived a few years in the Pacific Northwest, she likes to write about mom life, parenting, frugal living, experiences, and WINE. (Lots of wine!) When she’s not busy chasing toddlers around, you can find her on the blog or on social media. Check her out on Instagram:

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