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Monday, November 29, 2021

Nutcracker Performances Tucson 2021

 Nutcracker Performances in Tucson 2021



There are many wonderful options to enjoy The Nutcracker Ballet in Tucson from traditional to unique!


What: Tucson Regional Ballet Featuring the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Southwest Nutcracker is Tchiakovsky’s full-length ballet with a unique Sonoran Desert flair! This original, full-length classical ballet translates the traditional Nutcracker to Tucson in the 1880s, complete with coyotes, cavalry, and rattlesnakes.


The live orchestra, lovely costumes and beautiful, professionally designed sets – combined with the stunning dancing – all make for a holiday tradition that will be enjoyed by the entire family.  
When: December 4 & 5, 2021 
Where: Tucson Music Hall
Tickets:Please visit our website to find out our COVID-19 restrictions and venue requirements. https://www.tucsonregionalballet.org/covid-19-theatre.../

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What: Ballet Tucson's 20th Annual Sugar Plum Tea!
There are few things more rewarding than experiencing the joy of tradition during the festive season, and the Sugar Plum Tea has become a holiday tradition for Tucson families.
Confections of every kind will transform the ballroom at the Doubletree Hotel Tucson - Reid Park into a magical setting for this hallmark event. Join Ballet Tucson artists along with the Sugar Plum Fairy, Clara and other characters from The Nutcracker ballet in celebrating the sights and sounds of the season. Festivities will also include a Ballet Tucson performance, holiday boutique and marketplace and a silent auction of gifts and treasures. Enjoy high tea, holiday shopping and outstanding performances.
Entertainment headliners to provide live holiday music will be harpist CHRISTINE VIVONA and the 4TH AVENUE STRINGS led by Rose Todaro.
All proceeds benefit Ballet Tucson (Tucson’s professional ballet company).
When: Sunday, December 5 at 1pm
Where: Doubletree Hilton Reid Park
Tickets:More information is available at: https://ballettucson.org/events/

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What: Ballet Rincon's annual full length production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Ballet returns to the stage! Come experience this family tradition once again with Ballet Rincon, and featured guest artists Marquez Johnson, Maya Hughes and Hannah Novinski.
Face masks are recommended for all audience members attending performances at the theater
When: December 10th at 7pm and December 11th at 2pm and 7pm
Where: Vail Theatre of the Arts 10701 E Mary Ann Cleveland Way!
Tickets: Reserved Ticket Pricing for theater performances:
Orchestra $22.00 per adult, $18.00 for seniors and children under 12
Mezzanine $18.00 per adult, $14.00 for seniors and children under 12
New Online Livestream option: $25.00

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What: Gotta Dance Presents The Nutcracker


When: Friday, December 17th at 7pm and Saturday, December 18th at 6pm 
Where: Leo Rich Theatre Leo Rich Theater

Tucson Convention Center
260 S Church Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701, United States

  • The seating is reserved.
  • All attendees require a ticket (except lap children). 
  • There are designated wheel chair assigned areas. 
 
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What: Dancing in the Streets Nutcracker  Dancing in the Streets AZ Alumni Alvaro Oquita is coming home to visit Tucson AZ to perform as the Cavalier!!!

When:Decmber 18 and December 19th at 2pm
Where:Tucson Music Hall

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What: Ballet Tucson’s production has become an annual holiday tradition. Complete with spectacular sets, colorful costumes, dazzling choreography and exceptional dancing, this production truly stands out from the rest! Ballet Tucson’s The Nutcracker is the perfect event to take loved ones to during Christmas week. Put tickets under your tree for the whole family and cap off the season in a delightful way.  

When:Thursday, December 23 - 7:00 pm]Friday, December 24 - 3:00 pm Sunday, December 26 - 1:00 p]Sunday, December 26 - 5:00 pm 
Where: Tucson Music Hall 260 S. Church 
Tickets:General: $37 - $65* Break]Seniors/Students/Military: $30 - $46*Groups (of 10 or more): $25 - $35*Phone: 800.745.3000]www.ticketmaster.com[Text Wrapping Break]www.ballettucson.org 

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Road trip to Phoenix?
What: Ballet Arizona's Nutcracker The Phoenix Symphony accompanies every performance with live music to enrich this spectacular rendition.

When: Friday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 11 at 2:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 12 at 1:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 16 at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 18 at 2:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 19 at 1:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m.

Where: Symphony Hall 75 N. 2nd Street Phoenix
Tickets: Tickets and packages can be purchased by calling 602-381-1096 or visiting balletaz.org.





Holiday Toy Drive at Scottsdale Fashion Square Free Disney On Ice Tickets with donation

  Holiday Toy Drive at Scottsdale Fashion Square     Free Disney On Ice Tickets with donation 

This holiday season, those who go the extra mile for Valley children in need will get something magical for themselves in return. 

The first 1,000 merry-makers who stop by the South Parking Lot at Scottsdale Fashion Square between 10 a.m. and noon on Saturday, Dec. 4 to donate a new, unwrapped toy during the Scottsdale Fire Department’s Annual Toy Drive will receive a complimentary show ticket to Disney On IcepresentsDream Big(courtesy of Feld Entertainment) which features favorite Disney friends such as Mickey, Minnie, Miguel, Moana, Elsa, Belle, Genie, and more highlighting all the magic and adventure of Disney’s tales through world-class figure skating. Audiences will be transported to exciting worlds where heroes of every kind seek to fulfill their dreams at a live experience families will never forget!  

*limit one voucher per person/per donation - Tickets received in exchange for donations are available for use for select showtimes when Disney On Ice presents Dream skates into the Footprint Arena in Phoenix Jan. 13–16, 2022 

 

Members of the Scottsdale Fire Department will pick up the collected toys and distribute them among its affiliated community charities, including the Paiute Neighborhood Center, Cardon Children’s Hospital, Honor Health Hospitals and Arizona Helping Hands  

 

 

What Holiday Toy Drive at Scottsdale Fashion Square  

 

When Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10:00AM – 12:00PM 

 

Where Scottsdale Fashion Square South Parking Lot 

7014 E Camelback Road, Scottsdale AZ 85251 

 

For more on Disney On IcepresentsDream Big, including show times, visit www.DisneyOnIce.com. 




Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Tucson Christmas and Holiday Events {2021}

 Tucson Christmas and Holiday Events  {2021}

It is that time of year and Arizona Families has put together a fabulous, family-fun calendar of everything going on around Tucson, Arizona to celebrate the holidays for the 2021 year! There are Santa sightings,  storytimes, The Nutcracker, musical performances, snowfall, and so much more! 
*Please check and follow all COVID protocols for venues and events.

If you have an event at your church, school or business that you would like added to the Tucson events calendar please message  arizonafamilies@hotmail.com.


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Thursday, October 7, 2021

Disney On Ice Dream Big in Tucson, Arizona October 2021

 




Your Favorite Disney Characters Make Much-Anticipated Return to Tucson As

Disney On Ice presents Dream Big

Skating into Tucson Arena this Fall from October 14–17, 2021

Feld Entertainment Introduces Guest Wellness Enhancements

to the Beloved Live Family Experience

Tucson, AZ (August 24, 2021) – Courage leads the way for Disney’s most adventurous heroes when Disney On Ice presents Dream Big skates into Arizona this Fall playing seven fun-filled performances at the Tucson Arena from October 14-17, 2021. Dream Big features favorite Disney friends such as Mickey, Minnie, Miguel, Moana, Elsa, Belle, Genie, and more highlighting all the magic and adventure of Disney’s tales through world-class figure skating. Audiences will be transported to exciting worlds where heroes of every kind seek to fulfill their dreams at a live experience families will never forget!

Ø Disney On Ice Preferred Customers can purchase advance tickets starting today to get the best seats available before tickets go on-sale to the general public on August 31st. Fans can still sign up to become a Disney On Ice Preferred Customer and get exclusive access to the pre-sale offer code.


Join the fearless Moana and the greatest demigod that ever lived, Maui, on an action-packed voyage to restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti. Explore the Land of the Dead as Miguel from Disney Pixar’s Coco brings the festivities of Día de los Muertos to the ice. Get tangled up in Rapunzel’s hair-raising quest to see the floating lights. Travel to the kingdom of Arendelle with Anna, Elsa and Olaf in a dramatic retelling of the sisterly love that saved a kingdom. And discover the strength, bravery and kindness that inspired generation after generation with Jasmine, Ariel, Aurora, Belle and Cinderella.

While delivering the same magical experiences guests expect from Disney On Ice, Feld Entertainment is continuing Guest Wellness Enhancements to help keep families safe at its live events. Feld Entertainment is working closely with venue partners to establish and follow COVID-19 health and safety standards in accordance with all federal, state and local guidelines. Full details on Feld Entertainment Guest Wellness Enhancements can be found here. Please monitor the venue website at Tucson Arena for health and safety policies, including face covering and entry requirements, which are subject to change.

Guests looking to purchase Disney On Ice souvenirs will find the process easier than ever thanks to a new contactless shopping experience with touch-free payment and digital purchasing options. Guests can pre-order items prior to arriving at the venue. Once ordered, guests can pick up their purchases at a convenient, contactless pickup station during the show. Additional information can be found here.

WHEN: Thursday, October 14 7:00 PM

Friday, October 15 7:00 PM

Saturday, October 16 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM

Sunday, October 17 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM

WHERE: Tucson Arena – 260 S. Church Street Tucson, AZ 85701

TICKETS: Family friendly ticket pricing available – tickets can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com or in-person at the venue box office. https://www.disneyonice.com/dream-big/tucson-az-tucson-arena

*Ticket pricing is subject to change based on market demand.