The holiday season comes to life onstage through moving music and powerful performances. Here is a roundup of the top Christmas shows and holiday performances happening in Hamilton County, Indiana.

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A Christmas Story: The Musical
Nov. 21 - Dec. 31
Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre

A Christmas Carol
Nov. 29 - Dec. 15
The Belfry Theatre

Elf the Musical
Dec. 6 - 28
The Tarkington

The Very Merry Xmas Carol Holiday Adventure Show
Dec. 6 - 15
The Cat Theatre

Cantus: Three Tales of Christmas
Dec. 7
The Palladium

Fun with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Dec. 8
The Palladium

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Dec. 8
The Palladium

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox: A Very Postmodern Christmas
Dec. 13
The Palladium

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Presents IU Health Holiday Pops
Dec. 14
The Palladium

Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2019
Dec. 15
The Palladium

Handel's Messiah
Dec. 19
The Palladium

Festival of Carols
Dec. 20 - 22
The Palladium

For more events and things to do this winter in Hamilton County, Indiana visit our events calendar or check out our holiday page. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.