These performances, from a contemporary holiday musical to magical Disney hits to a British comedy, are sure to put everyone in the holiday spirit.
Part of its cheery Pop Series, this month, the Oregon Symphony will play your kids’ favorite songs from their favorite movies, including Frozen, Tangled, Cinderella, Coco and more. (Be prepared to have Let it Go stuck in your head — again!) Saturday, November 27 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, November 28 at 2 pm. Tickets start at $25.
Also on Saturday, November 27 and Sunday, November 28, The Portland Ballet will debut the world premiere of A Christmas Carol: The Ballet. Don’t miss this Charles Dickens classic. Tickets start at $15.
For an uproarious, magical evening, head to Newmark Theatre for O Christmas Tea, a British comedy by James and Jamesy. The family-friendly performance is perfect for fans of Monty Python and Mr. Bean. Sunday, November 28; tickets start at $29.
Get ready to laugh and bop your head as everyone’s favorite elf Buddy takes the stage at Lakewood Theatre Company for Elf, the Musical. The Lake Oswego theater is even holding performances of Elf, Jr., perfect for little audiences. Elf runs from Friday, November 5 to Sunday, December 19; Elf, Jr. is on two Saturdays, December 11 and 18.
Want to see improv, holiday storytelling and a musical cabaret all in one family-friendly show? Check out Oregon Children’s Theatre’s Merry Happy Everything! Performances are on weekends, November 19-December 19. Tickets start at $24.
For even more shows and performance venues, check out our comprehensive Performing Arts Guide for the 2021-22 season.