The Nutcracker

Dec. 2 & 3, 2023

The Nutcracker

Dec. 2 & 3, 2023

Yukon Fine Arts Center
850 Yukon Avenue
Yukon, OK 73099

The Nutcracker returns to the Yukon Fine Arts Center on Dec. 2 & 3, 2023. Follow Clara on her magical journey to the Land of the Sweets when the Central Oklahoma Ballet Company presents the Christmas classic, The Nutcracker.

Buy your tickets now! Tickets start at $25 each.

General Info

NEW for 2023
We've listened to your requests and will have a select amount of seating designated as reserved seating. General Admission tickets are $25 in advance and $30 on performance day. Based on availability, Reserved Seating tickets are $35 in advance and $40 on performance day.

Experience the wonder

The Central Oklahoma Ballet's The Nutcracker will prove to be an enchanting performance of the timeless classic story of Christmas wonder.

As with every season, this year’s production will feature professional guest artists, world-class dancers, magical theatrics, and beautiful costumes. Local dancers from Yukon, Mustang, Piedmont, and El Reno will have the opportunity to perform alongside seasoned professional artists and further the Central Oklahoma Ballet mission.

The Nutcracker

Follow Clara on her magical journey to the Land of the Sweets when the Central Oklahoma Ballet Company presents the Christmas classic, The Nutcracker.  The production features professional guest artists along with local members of the community accompanied by the Oklahoma Community Orchestra conducted by Irvin Wagner.  This year’s performance features members from the Colorado Ballet and Oklahoma City Ballet. Audiences of all ages will enjoy the exquisite performance, complete with rich costumes and colorful scenery set to the beautiful score composed by Tchaikovsky.


Performance days are Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023 at 2 p.m. Tickets will be available online on the Tickets page and at the businesses listed under Ticket Locations. Email for more information.

Ticket Locations

(Digital Tickets! Visit THE NUTCRACKER Ticket portal)
(401 W Elm, 1550 Garth Brooks Blvd, 3501 Mustang Rd.)
(Inside Yukon Walmart on Garth Brooks Blvd / this Midfirst location only)
(6201 NW 23rd)
Credit: Allie Overton Photography
Credit: Allie Overton Photography
Credit: Allie Overton Photography


The Nutcracker performances are at the Yukon Fine Arts Center, located at 850 Yukon Avenue, Yukon, Oklahoma 73099.

(1/2 mile north of Vandment Ave. off Garth Brooks Blvd.)

Live Music

The tradition continued growing for the fourth year running, the performance included live orchestral music by the artists of the Oklahoma Community Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Irvin Wagner. The notable Tchaikovsky score comes to life with the Oklahoma Community Orchestra.

Oklahoma Community Orchestra

The Oklahoma Community Orchestra is comprised of 76 professional and amateur musicians from the greater Oklahoma City metro area who volunteer their time and talents for the sheer joy of music and performing it. For more information about this organization, visit

Sponsors Needed – Will you help?

Contributions and Sponsorships

Our goal is to provide this cultural treat at the lowest cost possible to reach the whole community. In order to do this, we depend on many great supporters—businesses and individuals—to raise the thousands of dollars it costs to put on a world-class production.

The Central Oklahoma Ballet Company received grants from the Kerr Foundation and the Oklahoma Arts Council to help support the Nutcracker production, in addition to funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and BancFirst.

We appreciate the support.

Sponsorships and Program Advertising

Promote your business or organization to our audience. We offer you the ability to reach a unique family-focused, community-oriented audience. We have options from performance announcements to affordable advertising rates within our commemorative program.  Get advertising information here.


SHop the
Ballet Boutique

Before and after each of The Nutcracker performances, as well as during intermission, our Ballet Boutique is open, offering enchanting ballet and nutcracker-themed items for all ages.

"The Perfect way to

start the holiday season."

Stay Connected

Submit your information to receive notifications about upcoming Nutcracker dates, such as when tickets go on sale, performance dates, and exclusive fundraising events.

The Nutcracker is sponsored by the Oklahoma Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts.