2018 Guide to Bay Area Nutcracker Ballets

Our Annual Guide to Nutcracker performances in the San Francisco Bay area. Don’t forget the magic of meeting the dancers. Whether the event is called Sweet Dreams, Sugar Plum or Family Performance it always means the same thing, an opportunity to meet and greet costumed cast members, refreshments and perhaps a picture or two with Clara or the Mouse King.

Nutcracker Weekend will be December 7-9, 2018 with December 15-16 being a close second.  These weekends will have the most number of performances.

 Ballet Company or School Name
City
Performance Dates
Alameda Civic Ballet
Castro Valley
Dec 21-23, 2018
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Los Gatos Ballet
Cupertino
Dec 7-9, 2018
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Moscow Ballet
Cupertino
Dec 16, 2018
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Soo Dance
Dublin
Dec 15, 2018
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Berkeley City Ballet
Fremont
Dec 15-16, 2018
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Yoko’s Dance And Performing Arts
Fremont
Dec 8-9, 2018
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Ballet Petit
Hayward 
Dec 1-2, 2018
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Valley Dance Theatre
Livermore
Dec 8-9, 14-16, 2018
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Santa Cruz City Ballet
Los Aptos
Dec 15-16, 2018
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California Academy Of Performing Arts
Moraga
Dec 6-9, 2018
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South Valley Dance Arts
Morgan Hill
Dec 7-8, 2018
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Pacific Ballet
Mountain View
Nov 23-25, 2018
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Western Ballet
Mountain View
Nov 30-Dec 2, 2018
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Berkeley Ballet Theater
Oakland
Dec 14-16, 2018
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Oakland Ballet Nutcracker
Oakland 
Dec 22-23, 2018
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Rachel’s Ballet
Oakland
Dec 14-15, 2018
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Orinda Ballet Academy
Orinda
Dec 7-9, 2018
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Black Diamond Ballet Theatre
Pittsburg
Dec 8-9, 2018
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Ballet America
Redwood City
Dec 7 and 9, 2018
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Peninsula Ballet Theatre
Redwood City 
Dec 22-24, 29, 2018
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PBT Hip Hop Nutcracker
Redwood City
Dec 21-22, 28-29, 2018
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Ramon Moreno School
Redwood City
Dec 8-9, 2018
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City Ballet School
San Francisco
Nov 30-Dec 2, 2018
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San Francisco Ballet
San Francisco 
Dec 12-29,2018
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San Francisco Youth Ballet
San Francisco 
Dec 1-2, 2018
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Bay Ballet Academy
San Jose
Nov 30-Dec 1, 2018
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San Jose Dance Theatre
San Jose
Dec 7-9, 14-16, 2018
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San Jose Youth Ballet
San Jose
Dec 1-2, 2018
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The New Ballet
San Jose
Dec 14-16, 21 -24, 2018
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Ballet Folklorico Mexico Danza
San Leandro
Nov 24-25, 2018
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PBT Nutcracker Sweet
San Mateo
Dec 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 2018
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Peninsula Youth Ballet
San Mateo 
Dec 1-2, 2018
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Westlake School
San Mateo
Dec 15-16, 2018
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Marin Ballet
San Rafael 
Dec 8-9, 2018
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Stapleton Ballet
San Rafael 
Dec 1-2, 2018
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Santa Clara Ballet Company
Santa Clara
Dec 8-9, 2018
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Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre
Santa Cruz 
Dec 21-23, 2018
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Cardinal Ballet Company
Stanford
Dec 8, 2018
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Contra Costa Ballet Company
Walnut Creek
Nov 23-25, 2018
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This company offers a Sugar Plum, Tea Party or Cast Party