Fort Lauderdale Sparkles with Christmas Show Variety

From classics like “The Nutcracker” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” to more unusual holiday shows such as a cirqueus and “A Drag Queen Christmas,” Fort Lauderdale does not disappoint with its variety of Christmas entertainment.

A Christmas Carol

Nov. 30-Dec. 1
Broward Center, 201 SW 5th Ave.

Whether you’ve seen it a dozen times or it will be your first, Charles Dickens’ classic tale is about so much more than Christmas. Come be reminded that the true meaning of the season is goodness.

Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant

Nov. 30-Dec. 17
First Baptist FTL, 301 E. Broward Blvd.

It’s a spiritual spectacular! This Broadway-style Christmas show is back for the 34th year of vibrant singing, dynamic dancing, stunning costumes, dazzling pageantry and loads of holiday spirit. Save 10% on any evening performance by using the offer code EVENING10 at checkout.

LeAnn Rimes Today is Christmas Tour

Dec. 2, 8 p.m.
Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St.

Grammy Award-winner LeAnn Rimes does an annual holiday tour, and lucky fans in Fort Lauderdale get one of her stops!

Symphony of the Americas: Holiday Voices

Dec. 3-5
Broward Center, 201 SW 5th Ave.

Two esteemed youth groups perform these dual concerts full of classical holiday tunes, accompanied by a full symphony. The Florida Singing Sons has boys in third grade through high school, and the Girl Choir of South Florida is comprised of young women ages 6-18.

The Colors of Christmas

Dec. 6
Broward Center, 201 SW 5th Ave.

Powerhouse legendary singers, including Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Dr., Ruben Studdard, Peabo Bryson and Jody Watley, give performances featuring the sounds of Christmas, from “Oh Holy Night” to “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”

Handel’s Messiah by the Master Chorale of South Florida

Dec. 8
Broward Center, 201 SW 5th Ave.

Prepare to have shivers of theatrical delight run up your spine when the Master Chorale of South Florida reaches its crescendo with the “Hallelujah Chorus” of Handel’s magnum opus.

A Drag Queen Christmas: The Naughty Tour

Dec. 11
Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St.

Starring contestants from RuPaul’s Drag Race program, drag queens Sasha, Shea, Latrice, Farrah, Kim, Naomi, Chi Chi and Eureka give memorable performances of holiday songs.

Yuletide Carolers

Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, 900 N. Birch Rd.

Dressed in Victorian costumes, these harmonious carolers have an infectious holiday spirit!

Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold

Dec. 21-23
Broward Center, 201 SW 5th Ave.

Think CSI meets Sister Act in this comedy-mystery that explores what happened to the Magi’s gold.

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Dec. 26-30
Broward Center, 201 SW 5th Ave.

Is it a cirque spectacle, a family holiday show or a Broadway musical? Cirque Dreams Holidaze is all that and more with professional actors, acrobats and singers performing a colorful and mesmerizing 2-hour show.