Family Performances

5 performances designed especially for families.

The first 500 children to arrive (under the age of 12) receive a special gift and everyone enjoys complimentary beverages and treats at intermission. For 30 minutes only, starting one hour prior to curtain, Nutcracker characters are available for photos, so arrive early and bring your camera.*

All attendees, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter and must occupy their own seat. No infants, please. 

If you're thinking of bringing young children to the Ballet, we've put together this handy guide to make the experience smooth and enjoyable for everyone.

Handy Guide

*Family Performances are popular. Lines for entrance to the Opera House and for photos form quickly, so arrive early. Children’s gifts are handed out at the doors on a first-come, first-served basis, starting one hour prior to curtain. So that our dancers aren’t late for the performance, photo lines must be stopped 30 minutes prior to curtain.

2016 Family Performances
Sunday, December 11, 7pm Date Past
Tuesday, December 13, 7pm Date Past
Wednesday, December 14, 7pm Date Past
Thursday, December 15, 7pm Date Past
Friday, December 16, 2pm Date Past
Nutcracker Storybook App

Designed for children ages 6–10 and their families, SF Ballet's richly illustrated storybook features interactive animations and fun facts, photos, and videos about dance, music and our very special production of the holiday classic.

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