Holiday Performances

Central PA Youth Ballet

The magic of Christmas comes alive, and to stage, in the Cumberland Valley during the winter months. Grab the kids, friends and family and head out for a night of seasonal fun and witness the talent the Valley offers around the holidays.

Check back for specific winter events and holiday performances. To start planning your winter getaway, visit our Winter Seasonal page for trip ideas, things to do and weather information.

H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center

The state-of-the-art H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University hosts a variety of acts surrounding the holiday season. Check the full events calendar for upcoming performances. 

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

The Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet is located in Carlisle and is a nationally and internationally recognized school of classical ballet. Around the holidays, the CPYB performs George Balanchine's The NutcrackerTM at the nearby Whitaker Center and the Hershey Theatre. They are the only pre-professional ballet school allowed to perform this version. 

Carlisle Theatre

During the holiday months the retro Carlisle Theatre hosts a variety of singing and orchestra performances to celebrate the season. 2015 seasonal events have passed, check the full events calendar for upcoming performances and for 2016 dates.