Leaping onto the San Diego Civic Theatre stage!

The Nutcracker with the Classics Philharmonics (Dec. 10-11) and the San Diego Symphony (Dec. 16-24)

California Ballet’s glittering production of The Nutcracker leaps onto the stage of the San Diego Civic Theatre in America’s favorite holiday tradition. Under the baton of Music Director John Stubbs, Tchaikovsky’s extravagant score comes to life with a case of over 150.

TICKETS & INFORMATION: (619) 570-1100

December 10-24, 2016

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Red Carpet Photo Ops

and Professional Christmas carolers on the plaza

beginning one hour prior to 5:30, 7:00 & 7:30 performances

Photo Booth on the plaza (no carolers) beginning

one hour prior to 1:00pm, 2:00 & 5:30 performances



Meet the cast at our Sugar Plum Parties in the Grand Salon

following our 1:00, 2:30 & 5:30 performances


Run time – 2 hours includes one intermission.

Tickets: Adults: $105, $90, $75, $65, $55, $40, $25;

Children 12 & under receive up to a 20% discount (must be at least 4 years old to attend)

For families with infants and toddlers under the age of 4, please our new Toddler Friendly Nutcracker show.



Saturday, December 10th at 2:30pm

(Run time – 60 minutes with Recorded Music)

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Wednesday, December 21st at 2:00pm

(Run time – 60 minutes with Recorded Music)

Toddlers under 4 are welcome!

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Groups of 10 or more save 20%

Call the California Ballet Ticketing Office regarding ticket information at: 858.560.6741

San Diego Civic Theatre 1100 3rd Ave, San Diego, 92101

Accessibility is a priority. Wheelchair and handicap services are available. To learn more CLICK HERE.

Links: Planning Your Visit | Audience Services | Learn More About The Nutcracker