Holiday Happenings

Whether establishing a new holiday family tradition or continuing an old one, the Lincoln Center is the place to create lasting holiday memories with one of the following festive offerings.

Nov 24 — Face Holiday Concert — Presented by Face Vocal Band
Face is back to rock The Lincoln Center and officially open your holiday season with musical cheer for the whole family!

Dec 1–3 — Nutcracker with a Twist — Presented by Mountain Dance
Clara and her sisters travel to the magical land Inspiration, but unlike the traditional Nutcracker, you’ll experience many styles of dance from ballet to hip hop set to music of all genres.

Dec 8–10 — The Nutcracker Ballet — Presented by Canyon Concert Ballet
With Tchaikovsky’s dazzling score performed live by the Fort Collins Symphony, this iconic holiday story is please audiences of all ages with mystery, battles, and beautiful ballerinas in sparkling tutus.

Dec 8–10 — A Musical Christmas Carol — Presented by la-de-da Performing Arts
True to Dickens’ classic tale of Scrooge’s redemption, this is an uplifting, joyous 90 minutes of entertainment for the whole family.

Dec 15–16 — Clara and The Nutcracker — Presented by Contemporary Dance Academy
A full-scale production of The Nutcracker with talented students and professional guest artists that will delight audiences of all ages.

Dec 17 — Just for Kix Winter Show — Presented by Just For Kix
The Windsor Just For Kix dancers will perform a variety of dance styles.

Dec 18 — Rocky Mountain Holiday Stocking — Presented by Rocky Mountain High School
A 90-minute, non-stop holiday music performance that’s sure to put the entire family into the holiday spirit.

Dec 19–20 — December Delight — Presented by Dance Express
Join Dance Express to enjoy dance delights of December from around the world and over the course of time.

Dec 20 — Seó Na Nollag: A Celtic Christmas Celebration — Presented by Irish Dance Theatre
Playing for the first time in Fort Collins, experience the delight of Irish dance, song and music beautifully intertwined with recognizable Christmas melodies by renowned composer Trevor Rutkowsk.

Dec 22 — A Charlie Brown Christmas— Presented by the Lincoln Center
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation featuring all of your favorite characters and classic Vince Guaraldi score.

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Dec 1–23 — Christmas Chaos: Getting Scrooged — OpenStage Theatre & Company at ArtLab
Hysteria takes the stage as the best parts of two beloved Christmas stories are squeezed into condensed mayhem, condensed again, and then merged together to create a completely new Christmas experience.

Dec 15-16 — A Candlelight Christmas — The Larimer Chorale at First United Methodist Church
This unique “surround-sound” presentation of holiday pageantry and wonder features glorious seasonal music for accompanied and unaccompanied voices in a signature candle lighting vignette.