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Best Holiday & Christmas Shows in Sarasota

Cirque Dreams Holidaze at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Ornaments come to life when Cirque Dream: Holidaze's costumed characters perform astonishing feats that celebrate the holiday season with spectacle, imagination and whimsical dreams. Marvel at gingerbread men flipping through the air, toy soldiers skillfully marching on thin wires, snowmen daringly balancing, icemen sculpting powerfully, penguins spinning, puppets caroling and reindeer soaring high above a landscape of holiday wonderment.

Salute To Vienna at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Salute To Vienna

Waltz into the golden era of Viennese music with Salute to Vienna, a celebrated classical concert tour that began with Attila and Marion Glatz's iconic 2013 Wiener Konzerthaus performance. Inspired by the Viennese tradition of the Neujahrzkonzert, the sonic New Year's Eve celebration welcomes in the new year in the most spectacular fashion, bringing together talented singers, orchestra members, and ballroom and ballet dancers.

Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet

Featuring spectacular sets and beautifully costumed dancers, the Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet is an annual treat for the whole family. Whimsical and imaginative storytelling blends with the richness of classical dance, dazzling costumes, soaring birds, giant puppets and a grand stage design to make this particular Nutcracker a unique holiday treat not to be missed!