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Planning Your Nutcracker Market Trip

Are you new to the Houston area? With the holiday season quickly approaching, now is the ideal time to start planning a trip to the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market, the city’s premier annual holiday fundraising shopping event taking place this year November 17-19! Featuring over 260 merchants, there’s no better way to kick off your holiday shopping while supporting the Houston Ballet Foundation. As you make plans and get ready for your first Nutcracker Market experiencehere are some ways to get involved:    

Special Events   

One of the most exciting parts of the Nutcracker Market is the many exciting events offered to visitors. This year there are many special events scheduled, including the Wells Fargo Preview Party, Saks Fifth Avenue Fashion Show and Luncheon, and the Macy’s Fashion Show and Luncheon. Whether you’re interested in enjoying cocktails and entertainment with friends or seeing the latest fashions of the season, you’re sure to find an event at the Market that suits your fancy! 

Merchant Opportunities  

Do you make and sell products during the holiday time? Well, the Nutcracker Market is the perfect place to sell your merchandise, giving you exposure to over 100,000 shoppers over a fourday period! To become a participating merchant, you must apply by at least two weeks prior to the event in order to be considered by the review committee. The Nutcracker Market Merchant Experience is truly like no other! To access the merchant application, click here


Are you looking to give back to the community and enhance your resume at the same time? Look no further than Nutcracker Market volunteer opportunities! From selling tickets and wrapping ornaments at the Ornament Barre to setting up tables for events, there are countless ways to volunteer your time and talents for a good cause. In addition to being an incredibly rewarding experience, volunteering at the Market can give your resume a boost – especially if you’re looking for a job and want to gain some real-world experience. And, the best part? Each day you volunteer, you’ll receive free admission to the Market so you can shop before or after your shift!  

As one of the city’s holiday staples, the Nutcracker Market is arguably one of Houston’s most highly anticipated events of the year. Whether you already have a job or are searching for employment in Houston, being part of the Market is a great opportunity to meet new people, expand your network and immerse yourself in your new surroundings.  You don’t want to miss out on this event, buy your Nutcracker Market tickets here.

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