Whether your favorite Christmas song is Jingle Bells, Joy to the World, or Silent Night, there is nothing like hearing Christmas music performed live, and we have a list of opportunities below. Looking for a holiday performance like Handel’s Messiah, A Christmas Carol, or The Nutcracker performed on stage? You can find those here too! Our list includes holiday shows in Lakeland and across Polk County and Central Florida. These Christmas Concerts will get you in the holiday spirit!
Don’t miss our Ultimate Guide to Christmas Events + Holiday Activities for a full list of things to do this holiday season in Lakeland and Polk County including Christmas Light Displays, Santa Photos, Christmas Tree Lots, Christmas Parades, Holidays Concerts, Live Performances, Holiday Markets, Ice Skating, Toy Donation Needs, and more.
A full list of events can be viewed on our Calendar Page.
Russian Ballet Orlando – The Nutcracker
Saturday, December 5, 2020
2 pm and 7pm – Two Performances
The Polk Theatre
139 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33801
Experience the timeless story of the Nutcracker in this grand production. Audiences of all ages will marvel at the magic and wonderment of this stunning holiday presentation. The Russian Ballet Orlando production has become a memorable annual event for families all over Central Florida.
Florida Dance Theatre presents the Nutcracker Spectacular
Saturday, December 12, 2020
1pm and 4pm – Two Performances
SUN ‘n FUN Campus
4175 Medulla Rd, Lakeland, FL 33811
Join Florida Dance Theatre as they present a day of outdoor holiday magic. The Nutcracker Spectacular is a two part event that includes a special one-hour matinee performance of The Nutcracker, Character Meet & Greets, food trucks and access to some of Lakeland’s amazing vendors during the holiday season. General admission is $15 per person. Children under 5 free!
2020 Christmas Shows & Holiday Concerts
Please check directly with event organizers or local businesses for safety protocols, mask requirements, advance registration, and any last-minute changes. All information on our website is for informational purposes only – we are not qualified to provide health or safety recommendations. Be informed, wear a mask, social distance, wash your hands, have fun, and make good choices!
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Check out our Ultimate Guide to Christmas Events + Holiday Activities to find more things to do including:
🎄 Neighborhood Christmas Light Displays
🎄 FREE Christmas Events
🎄 Outdoor Events + Walk Thru Light Displays
🎄 Santa Photos and Breakfast with Santa
🎄 Christmas Parades
🎄 Holiday Concerts + Live Performances
🎄 Christmas Movies + TV Specials
🎄 Ice Skating
🎄 Christmas Giving + Toy Donations
🎄 Holiday Markets and Christmas Craft Fairs
🎄 Holiday Day Trips in Central Florida
🎄 25 Random Acts of Christmas Kindness