Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! Feliz Navidad! From me to you, I hope that your December is filled with love and merriment! Now that the Holidays are in full swing, there is plenty of holiday activities for you and your family in Carmel! Here’s some of the best Carmel December Events!
The Center for Performing Arts presents Big Band Holidays on December 5th! The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by Wynton Marsalis, bring soul and swing to the holiday season! It’s a perfect way to get into the ‘swing’ of the season!
If you need an adult night out, attend the Upland Carmel Tap House on December 6th! This event features a five course dinner, where each course is perfectly paired with an Upland beer!
If if you didn’t get your big band fix already, The Center for Performing Arts presents Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on December 11th! Big Bad Voodoo Daddy exploded on the modern swing scene in the 1990’s and is celebrating their 21st anniversary! Try to keep to your seats at this swinging good time!
If you are in the mood to watch my very favorite Christmas movie, White Christmas, you are in luck! The Palladium present White Christmas on December 12th! Sing along as Bing Crosby and gang delight the audience with songs such as: “White Christmas”, “Snow”, and “Sisters”!
If you are looking for another classic, The Tarkington presents The Wizard of Oz! This show runs Thursday-Sunday beginning on December 12th! This dazzling show celebrates the movie and brings it to life in song and dance!
On December 13th, the Ballet Theatre of Carmel presents The Nutcracker at Carmel High School! This is probably the most famous ballet in the world, this tale of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince, will be a delight to all, big and small!
December 13th and 20th feature visits from Santa! Want to know more? The Carmel Arts & Design District has worked their magic for Holiday in the Arts District! Enjoy free carriage rides, visits with Santa (and elves and reindeer)! While you are there, explore the more than 100 specialty shops, boutiques, eateries and more! Pick up one of a kind gifts for the people on your list that have everything!
On December 19th, Handel’s Messiah will be at the Palladium! Touted as the greatest story ever told, this powerful event is performed by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir!
Every Saturday in December head to Founder’s Park for Carmel’s Winter Farmers Market! Get the freshest of the fresh fruits, veggies, meat, cheeses, eggs, plants and more! It’s a great way to give back to the community and buy local!