Nutcracker Tea

There are no live Nutcracker Tea Performances for the 2020 season.

Instead, BalletNova is producing "Forty & Fabulous" a Holiday Gala Fundraiswer featuring "The Nutcracker, the Motion Picture" and more! This virtual celebration can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home during the weekend of Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13.

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Come dressed in your holiday best for a very special treat! 

At the elegant Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City ballroom, guests enjoy a delicious high tea followed by a mini-performance of The Nutcracker by BalletNova.

There is also a special craft for the kids, a raffle drawing to win a Nutcracker (and many more prizes), an opportunity to meet the dancers and characters from The Nutcracker, and the chance to do some holiday shopping at our famous Nutcracker Treasures table.Please join us for these live events listed on the dates below.

Tickets include a framed photo of you with the Sugar Plum Fairy!

December 15, 2019
10:30 am - SOLD OUT

2:00 pm - SOLD OUT

Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City; 1250 South Hayes St., Arlington, VA  22202

Private Table of four: $330

Reserved VIP table of 10: 

  • Sponsor $1,250 ($713 tax deductible) 
    Includes 2 complimentary raffle tickets per guest
  • Patron $775 ($442 tax deductible)
    Includes 1 complimentary raffle ticket per guest

Adults: $78 (includes one mimosa); Children 3 - 12:  $48

Seating for this event is ASSIGNED. Tables of 4 and 10 will be able to select where they sit, individual tickets will be placed based on order of purchase. The ticket seating map is not exact to scale and layout.

Full tea service includes a variety of Ritz-Carlton Homemade Scones, an Assortment of seasonal sweets and teas (hot chocolate or juice for children) and breakfast or lunch sides depending on time. Gluten Free options are available (contact the studio to reserve).

BalletNova Center for Dance is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Programs are supported in part by ARTSFAIRFAX, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Professional Athletes Foundation.