What Is the Nutcracker Market?

What Is the Nutcracker Market?

The Nutcracker Market is holiday season shopping event presented by the Houston Ballet. It takes place annually and features approximately 300 merchants selling a variety of holiday-themed goods, including home decor, clothing, toys, food and accessories.

Visitors to the four-day market must pay an admission fee. Visitors have the opportunity to volunteer to help out at the market either as an individual or as a member of the Houston Ballet Guild. The market features fashion shows by Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy's as well as a welcome party sponsored by Wells Fargo. Merchants come from all over the country to the event, including Cherchies Specialty Foods from Malvern, Pennsylvania, and Peaches Provisions from Ft. Myers, Florida.