Let's Shop!

Houston Ballet's Spring Nutcracker Market Is Now Open Online

Cool news: 100 percent of proceeds will support the vendors.

03/26/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Hold Onto Your Walnuts

Here's How Y'all Sleighed Slayed the Nutcracker Market This Year

Merchandise sales from more than 107,000 shoppers exceeded $20.4 million at this year's 39th annual holiday shopping bonanza.

12/09/2019 By Josh Davis

It's-the-Most-Wonderful-Time-of-the-Year Edition

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 15–17

From holiday plays to food truck festivals, it's all happening.

11/15/2019 By Holly Beretto

Very Merry

The To-Doux List: Nov. 14-17

This weekend brings four-legged fashion, Beyoncé dance class, and—brace yourselves—the return of the Nutcracker Market.

11/14/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Holly, Jolly Houston

Deck Your Christmas Calendar With These Events

Get your dose of holiday culture.

10/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Double the Fun

Coming This Spring: Another Nutcracker Market

The Spring Spectacular will bring more than 150 merchants to NRG Center from April 12-14.

02/15/2019 By Kirsten Keller

Fa La La La La

This Year's Nutcracker Market in Numbers and Photos

The holiday shopping extravaganza saw record attendance in its 38th year.

12/14/2018 By Abby Ledoux

If You Wanna Go and Take a Ride With Me

Lyft Wants to Help You Get to the Nutcracker Market

Because you know parking is going to be straight-up miserable.

11/07/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

How to Survive the Houston Ballet's Annual Nutcracker Market

With more than 100,000 shoppers expected to descend, drinking an estimated 14,000 mimosas while they peruse the 300 vendors spread over 540,000 square feet, the market gets downright crazy.

10/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

'tis the season

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 10–12

Must-see films invade Houston, the holidays arrive, and Peppa Pig makes the jump to the 3-D realm.

11/09/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Holiday 2015

What's New at Nutcracker Market

Don't get stuck on shopping autopilot—we found six new-to-Nutcracker booths you don't want to miss.

11/12/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Style and The City

Where to Wear: Leather Leggings

Caracol, Discovery Green, and other H-Town hotspots

11/13/2014 By Nadia Michel

'Tis the Season

Getting Swept Up in the Christmas Tornado

Fond and occasionally frantic memories of the Nutcracker Market

11/11/2014 By Natalie Harms