Nutcracker Performances in The Bay Area

Just Dance Academy Winter Performance

  • November 20 at 2pm
  • Enjoy an abbreviated version of the classical ballet The Nutcracker
  • Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael

Stapleton Ballet’s Nutcracker

  • December 3-4, 1pm & 5pm
  • Meet and greet with costumed characters after 1:00 p.m. matinees. 
  • Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael

The Nutcracker Ballet

  • December 3, 6pm & December 4, 2pm
  • Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco

San Francisco's Youth Ballet

  • December 3-4, 1pm & 5pm
  • Mercy High School Theatre, 3250 19th Ave. San Francisco

Nutcracker Sweets

  • December 10-20, 11am, 1pm & 4pm
  • Cowell Theatre, Fort Mason, San Francisco

Marin Ballet, Nutcracker

  • December 10-11
  • Candy Cane Party - immediately following each 1 pm performance $10
  • Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael

Dance-Along Nutcrackers The Fantastic Adventures of Captain Nutcracker

  • December 10-11
  • A zany superhero quest that’s perfect for the whole family
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker

  • December 10-29, ages 5+
  • San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House

Miss Sara, The Story of the Nutcracker

  • December 11, 11am & 2pm
  • Perfect for the very young
  • Showcase Theatre, San Rafael

Nutcracker Puppet Show

  • December 15, 4pm
  • Belvedere Tiburon Library

Berkeley Ballet Theater’s The Nutcracker

  • December 16-18 
  • Sugarplum Fairy Party: Directly following performances
  • Regents’ Theater, Holy Names University3500 Mountain Blvd. Oakland

Petaluma School of Ballet Nutcracker

  • December 16 - 18
  • Person Theatre, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park

Sophie and the Enchanted Toyshop

  • December 17, 1pm, 3pm, 5:30pm
  • Following the 1pm performance, meet the cast at the Teddy Bear Tea Party and enjoy sweet treats, refreshments and have the opportunity to take photos with the cast of “Sophie” dancers
  • Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael

Dance with Sherry Studio’s Tapcracker

  • December 17, 2pm & 5:30pm
  • Showcase Theater, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael

Oakland Ballet Nutcracker

  • December 17, 1pm & 5pm, December 18, 2pm
  • Paramount Theatre of the Arts, Oakland

Berkeley City Ballet

  • December 17-18, 1pm & 5pm
  • Smith Center Ohlone College, Fremont

The Nutcracker, Bolshoi Ballet

  • December 18 & 24, 1pm
  • Lark Theatre, Larkspur

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

  • December 18, 3pm & 7pm
  • Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

  • December 19, 7pm
  • The Warfield, San Francisco