A festive tea . . .

a magical ballet . . .

and an amazing time!



DECEMBER 3 & 4, 2022




  • UNTIL SEPTEMBER 12, only reservations for full tables (seating either 10, 11 or 12 guests) will be accepted. Nutcracker Tea Party is a wonderful event for extended families, neighbors, and play groups to kick off the holiday season together. Start now to put together your group of family and friends so that you are ready when reservations open. You don't want to miss this opportunity to all be seated together!


  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24 - At 9:00 a.m., pre-sale begins for one week. - Pre-sale is open to members of Friends of Overland Park Arts and cast-member families. We will send the link to reserve a table that morning. JOIN Friends of Overland Park Arts now.


  • WEDNESDAY AUGUST 31 - At 9:00 a.m., we will open the portal to reserve a table to previous attendees. If you have purchased tickets in the past (and have not unsubscribed from Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park email marketing), you are on the list to receive the link to purchase.


  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 - Members of Friends of Overland Park Arts, cast families, and those who have attended previously will be able to purchase individual seats based on availability.


  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 - The opportunity to purchase tickets will be promoted on this website, via email to all Arts & Recreation Foundation supporters, and on social media.


The Annual Nutcracker Tea Party is a family-friendly event perfect for the child in all of us! Enjoy a one-hour version of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker Ballet, performed by Crescendo Conservatory, along with a delightful tea party.

Your little princess will enjoy dressing up with mom and grandma and feeling like she has "gone to the ball." Nutcracker Tea Party is a very special experience for all - just ask the thousands who have enjoyed the Nutcracker Tea Party since 2006.

The Nutcracker Tea Party is especially suited for children ages 3-10 who are not quite ready to enjoy a 2-hour performance of the ballet. Our ballet is shortened to less than 1 hour but includes beautiful costumes and all your favorite scenes.

And the tea party - with traditional tea-party fare served - is so much fun! Everyone will love meeting the costumed dancers as they visit each table. And there's the Nutcracker Boutique featuring an extensive collection of unique nutcrackers for your collection, tiaras, and ornaments.

Nutcracker Tea Party is a fundraising event for Friends of Overland Park Arts. Proceeds benefit arts education in low-income schools as well as city-sponsored arts and cultural activities and art installations in Overland Park.

Support your community, have a fabulous time with that special child in your life, and create new memories at the Nutcracker Tea Party.



VIP (Row 1) - $125 each (includes complimentary champagne for adults and orange juice and favor for children at the table)

Premium (Rows 2-4) - $95 each (includes complimentary favor for children at the table)

Patron (Rows 5-6) - $85 each

Reserved Level 1 (Rows 7-8) - $75 each

Reserved Level 2 (Rows 9-10) - $65 each


Presenting Sponsors



Fiorella's Event Center

9000 W. 137th Street, Overland Park

Saturday, December 3 - Parties are at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Sunday, December 4 - Parties are at 11:30 am and 3:30 pm.