Join us for Central Florida’s most entertaining “Nutcracker”! Featured by ABC Nightline News, Voted “Top 20 Event” by the Southeast Tourism Society, named “one of five outstanding productions in the entire nation” by CNN Headlines News, featured for "mini-explosions and aerial acrobatics" by the Wall Street Journal, and named “the pyrotechnic Nutcracker” by USA Today.
The “Nutcracker” ballet is a classic holiday tradition performed all over the world. The story is based on a fairytale in which the Nutcracker doll comes to life as an enchanted prince who saves the pretty young maiden Maria, from distress. Prince “Nikita” then takes her through a magical journey to his kingdom “The Land of Sweets” where they are greeted by the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier. The Prince tells them about their daring battle with the army of mice and she rewards them with a celebration of dances from all around the world.
Runtime: 2 hours. There is a 15 minute intermission.
Doors open: 30 minutes prior to performance, however it is advised to arrive 1 hour prior.
Parking Notice: All guests advised to arrive early for performances as is it anticipated parking in the West Building Lots will be limited due to heavy OCCC building activity. If West Parking Lot is full, guests will be directed to the North/South Parking Lots where a free shuttle service to the West Building will be offered. Guests may be dropped off in front of the building at the Central Lobby if needed.
West Lot Parking: Accessible on I‐Drive from Exhibit Drive or Convention Way
South Lot Parking: Accessible from I‐Drive South Building Entrance or Tradeshow Blvd.