The holiday season is here and there’s no better way to embrace the Christmas spirit than taking in a show at one of Corpus Christi’s live theatre venues. Watch your favorite holiday tale come to life by passionate local performers this season! Get the full guide to the holidays in Corpus Christi here.


A Christmas Story, The Musical

Based on the classic movie, this musical tells the tale of Ralphie Parker and his quest to get a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas! From gentle ballads to show-stopping full-ensemble numbers, this is a show you want to miss. Coast over to Aurora Arts Theatre with your family for a lively holiday performance between November 18, 2022 - January 7, 2023.

Abuelita's Christmas Carol

A Tex-Mex classic, Abuelita's Christmas Carol is a play about family, Christmas, and Mexican culture. The shows includes the same wacky and dear cast of characters, including Lucas, Pedro, Feliza, and who could forget...the pig ghost named Agapito. Coast over and see this play at Aurora Arts Theatre on December 17, 2022.


A Christmas Carol

First on your list should be the Harbor Playhouse! It stages an amazing Broadway version of A Christmas Carol directed by Laurel Brashears with musical influence from award-winning composer Alan Menken. This timeless classic follows Ebenezer Scrooge on Christmas Eve while he encounters the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, which leads him to ultimately discover the true spirit of Christmas. The show is family-friendly and will have you walking out with Christmas joy! Be sure to get tickets for the showings happening from November 25 - December 18, 2022.


The Nutcracker

Christmas isn’t Christmas without the famous ballet, The Nutcracker! Many families make it an annual tradition to see this classic story of a young girl's journey to a magical land on Christmas Eve with a Mouse King, toy soldiers, and a handsome prince. The high-quality production performed by award-winning dancers and ballerinas will sweep you off your feet! Watch this live show in the Selena Auditorium on December 10, 11, 17, or 18, 2022.


Home for the Holidays

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center hosts the longtime holiday crowd-pleaser "Home for the Holidays"! The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra will be joined by local choirs to offer a delightful mix of carols, seasonal favorites, and the popular sing-a-long with Santa Claus himself. Enjoy the show in the world-class concert hall featuring state-of-the-art acoustics, and a striking glass-walled lobby that offers a beautiful 360-degree view of the Corpus Christi Bay and the downtown skyline. See the show on December 10, 2022.


A Drag Queen Christmas

Hosted by Trinity Taylor and Nina West from Ru Paul's Drag Race, A Drag Queen Christmas will bring famous performers from all over the country to the American Bank Center for a night of holiday performances, meet and greets, and of course, epic music and costumes! Coast over to the show on December 12, 2022.