Performance dates for the Carolina Opry Christmas Special are available on the calendar page of TheCarolinaOpry.com, as of May 2015. The calendar includes dates for all the shows at the Carolina Opry, with show dates shaded a certain color for each show.
Visitors to the home page of The Carolina Opry can click on Buy Tickets Now or on the Calendar link under The Carolina Opry Christmas Special. The chart at the bottom displays the color code for the calendar.
Visitors should click the Buy Tickets link, which then allows selection of a show time and date, and then of a seat. After selecting seats, the user can complete the purchase. Tickets are also available over the phone by calling 800-843-6779.
The Carolina Opry Christmas Special takes place at The Calvin Gilmore Theater. The annual special has taken place for over 25 years. Most showings are in the evening, although matinees are available on certain dates. The production features music, comedy and dance routines.
The Calvin Gilmore Theater features extensive holiday decorations, including 75 wreaths, snow mounds and over 35 Christmas trees, one of which is over 30 feet tall and set up in the lobby. The trees are decorated with ornaments and over 5 miles of lighting.