Escape the rush with a relaxing, pre-ordered intermission indulgence. Waiting for you will be champagne, a holiday appetizer buffet, and holiday cupcakes by Trophy Cupcakes. (Available all evening performances) Click here for more information and to purchase.
Treat your family to pre-ordered fun and fare in the Nutcracker Suite! Waiting for you are Nutcracker-themed delectables and activities: the Trophy Cupcakes Sprinkle Station; marshmallows and toppings galore at the Hot Cocoa Station; pose in the photo booth; a holiday appetizer buffet; champagne and coffee for the grownups. (Available all matinee performances, except 12/8) Click here for more information and to purchase.
Or, make your experience at McCaw Hall complete at our inhouse restaurant, Prelude, with a menu by Executive Chef Shawn Applin featuring fresh local ingredients and a Northwest-focused wine list. Reservations are suggested and available online or 206.615.0404.
Each year, thousands of Nutcracker patrons choose their favorite spot in McCaw Hall’s lobby to capture a memorable moment with friends and family. This year, patrons can enter their most memorable photos in our Say Cheese Please! photo contest for the chance to win one of eight prize packages. Four lucky winners will each receive four tickets to PNB’s production of Roméo et Juliette or Swan Lake; four runner-up winners will each receive two tickets to PNB’s Family Matinee production of Hansel & Gretel.
PNB partners with 98.1 Classical KING FM to bring listeners some of history’s most popular ballet scores, featuring the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra direct from McCaw Hall. Tune in for a live broadcast of Nutcracker on Saturday, December 8 at 7:30 pm. Only on KING FM, 98.1 fm or online at king.org/listen. Classical KING FM and Music Center Northwest will also host their popular Instrument Petting Zoo at Nutcracker matinees on December 8, 9, 15 & 16. Stop by and get a feel for the instruments that make Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score come to life!
The December 24, 2:00 pm show is PNB's annual "Nutty Nutcracker" performance, with some scene changes, improvisation, and surprise features. Perfect for the audience-goer who loves PNB's Nutcracker, but is up for the adventure of seeing a surprise twist or two.