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ParentMap’s annual holiday arts guide is so extra this year! There is so much festive goodness on tap to suit everyone’s taste, from numinous “Nutcrackers” and classic (and not so classic) “Christmas Carols,” to magical music and playful pantos, and everything in between. For good measure, we’ve also included utterly unique productions and performances that defy all categorization, so you’ll find them filed under “treats.”

If that’s not enough, our December Play List crams in even more family fun, from trips to see the lights fantastic and architectural wonders made of gingerbread to wintery outdoor excursions and annual holiday events you won’t want to miss. Plus, expert tips on counteracting parental burnout when juggling the busy demands and expectations of the holidays, fantastic ideas for family gifts that emphasize togetherness and more! Happy holidays!

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