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2020 Dance-Along Nutcracker®

Sat, Dec 12 - Sun, Dec 13

About this Year’s Show

The all new 2020 Dance-Along Nutcracker is currently being written and will premiere on December 12 & 13, 2020 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum in San Francisco.

Showtime & Ticket Information

Compared to ticket prices for other Nutcracker ballet performances in town, Dance-Along Nutcracker is surprisingly affordable. Tickets for the December 2020 Dance-Along Nutcracker will go on sale in Fall 2020. Visit the official Dance-Along Nutcracker website to sign up to be alerted when tickets go on sale and to receive an early bird discount.


Dancers entertain the audience at 2018 Dance-Along Nutcracker: Clara Potter and the Elder Baton

Video clips from past Dance-Along Nutcracker shows

About Dance-Along Nutcracker

The San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, the Official Band of San Francisco, proudly produces Dance-Along Nutcracker. Started in 1985 as a fundraiser for the LGBTQ+ community, Dance-Along Nutcracker has evolved into the band’s signature annual event. Dance-Along Nutcracker blends Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker ballet with contemporary music in a new original show each year, encouraging the audience to become part of the show whenever the “Dance-Along!” sign illuminates. This interactive audience participation makes Dance-Along Nutcracker a zany, uniquely San Francisco holiday experience! Accessible to families of any configuration, Dance-Along Nutcracker fulfills the band’s mission of connecting diverse communities through public musical performances.

To check showtimes, purchase tickets, and learn more about Dance-Along Nutcracker, please visit DanceAlongNutcracker.org.

Dance-Along Nutcracker® is a registered trademark of the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band.


Sat, Dec 12
Sun, Dec 13
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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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(415) 978-2700