Twelve Ways To Celebrate The Holidays At Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Twelve Ways To Celebrate The Holidays At Chanhassen Dinner TheatresChanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT) is decked for the holidays and offers twelve ways to celebrate the season in 2018. On the Main Stage is Irving Berlin'S HOLIDAY INN. This Chanhassen Dinner Theatres' 50th anniversary hit is a new staging that was reimagined for the Broadway stage in 2016 and is based on the classic 1942 film of the same title starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. It celebrates seven holidays from Thanksgiving to the Fourth of July and is the quintessential season showstopper. With over 20 Irving Berlin classic tunes and 13 celebratory production numbers, guests will be delighted with this entertainment spectacular for all ages.

In addition, CDT features seven completely unique holiday concert events on its Fireside stage with something for everyone. (All holiday events listed below in detail.) In the Playhouse, Stevie Ray'S COMEDY CABARET presents MISTLETOE MISCHIEF, where guests will enjoy comedy improv with a sassy holiday twist. Join the JazzMN ORCHESTRA on the Main Stage for JINGLE BELL JAZZ for an evening of swingin' holiday jazz favorites ranging from classic selections from the Ellington Nutcracker Suite to popular Christmas tunes by artists such as Harry Connick Jr. and Gregory Porter. (details below)

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres has the best NEW YEAR'S EVE BASH in the Twin Cities. This spectacular evening includes your choice of production, special dinner menu, post-theatre dancing to the Chanhassen Orchestra on the Main Stage, or DJ-dancing in the Club, piano bar in the Hogarth Lounge, more comedy with Stevie Ray's, party hats, noisemakers, champagne toast with a souvenir flute and a gourmet coffee and sweet bar. It's a perfect way to ring in the New Year. (details below)

Bring the family, a special date or colleagues for an office or company gathering. Holiday gift cards are available for purchase in any gift amount and can be used for any CDT entertainment offering. Because a visit to Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is special any time of year. For reservations and information on these holiday events and more, call the box office at 952-934-1525 or visit


JazzMN Orchestra

JazzMN Orchestra

Mon, Dec 17, 2018 Dinner - 5:30pm Show - 7:30pm
$35 show only; $50 dinner & show


Keri Noble: A Very Special Christmas
Fri/Sat, Nov 23 & 24
$40 show only; $55 dinner & show (dinner 6p; show 8:15p)

Once again, singer-songwriter and Cities 97 radio personality Keri Noble returns to perform her very special holiday concert, "A Very Special Christmas." The concert features an assortment of songs from Keri's gorgeous holiday album, "More Than Santa," and will once again add in an assortment of holiday songs to delight audiences. Keri knows how to write and deliver her music and this concert elegantly captures the mood and spirit of the holidays. Come celebrate the season with Keri and friends.

Rock the Holidays - A Kat Perkins ChristmasKat Perkins in Rock the Holidays - A Kat Perkins Christmas at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Thurs. - Sat. Eves, Nov 29, 30 & Dec 1 Dinner - 6pm/Show - 8:15pm
Dec 1 Matinee Lunch - 11am Show - 1pm
Dec 2 Dinner - 5pm Show - 7pm
$40 show only; $55 dinner & show

Christmas is Kat Perkins' favorite time of year! Rock the Holidays - A Kat Perkins Christmas is an incredible blend of traditional Christmas songs with Kat's modern spin. She incorporates her audience in fun crowd participation holiday songs and even features an up and coming young star at each venue. Together she has created a fun, rockin' show to celebrate the holidays filled with great music, laughter and even her own original Christmas songs! It's a must see all ages opportunity to bring the entire family.

Rock 'N' Roll Christmas Show

Matinees and early evening show times available!
Dec 5, 6, 7, 8 (matinee and evening), and Dec 9
Dec 12, 13, 14, 15 (matinee and evening), and Dec 16

Evenings (except Sundays) $40 show only; $55 dinner & show (dinner 6pm; show 8:15pm)
Matinees $40 show only; $55 dinner & show (lunch 11am; show 1pm)
Sundays $40 show only; $55 dinner & show (dinner 5pm; show 7pm)Rock 'N' Roll Xmas Spectacular

Get ready to crank your holiday spirit all the way up! Returning to our 2015 holiday series is this hugely popular rockin' holiday event! It's a multi-media, musical extravaganza that mixes rock hits of the 70's to today with hilarious stories and parodies favorite yuletide songs as you've never heard them before. Join an 8-piece all-star cast of musicians as they uniquely rock their way through Christmas classics in the most imaginative way possible delivering as much fun as Santa himself. For example, hear the blending of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" set to Peter Frampton's "Show Me The Way!" Each song is funnier and yes, even more cleverly done than the one before it!

Celtic Holiday Hooley
Tues/Wed Dec 18 & 19, 2018
Dinner - 5:45pm Show - 7:45pm
Evenings $40 show only; $55 dinner & showCeltic Holiday Hooley

Returning by popular demand is Celtic Holiday Hooley! Come for some warm-fuzzies and holiday family fun! This hosted variety show is a party for all ages with Irish music, stories, sketches, step dance, caroling and more. Beyond that, it's wacky good fun for everyone with brief guest appearances from well-known holiday characters including The Grinch and yes, even Santa Claus! Presented by the O'Shea Irish Dancers (who appeared at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres in sold-out performances of Kickin' It Irish.) Choreography and music by original Riverdancer, Cormac O'Sé, of Dublin.

A Three Tenors Christmas
Thurs/Fri, Dec 20 & 21 Dinner - 6pm Show - 8:15pm
Sat, Dec 22 Lunch - 11am Show - 1pm
Evenings $40 show only; $55 dinner & show

Returning after it's smash success these past three years, A Three Tenors Christmas is a must-see for your line-up of holiday activities. This holiday performance is a twist on the classic, inspired by "The Three Tenors," that is both fun and musically satisfying. Nathan Bird, Aaron Humble and David Walton bring their powerful vocal harmonies and spine-tingling high notes to the Fireside Theatre as pianist Mark Bilyeu leads a dynamic trio of instruments. You'll be mesmerized by the arrangements of Christmas classics arranged for tenor trio - including: "O Holy Night," "Gesu Bambino" and "Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming." The show boasts ever-popular sweeping lines of timeless opera tenor melodies such as "Nessun Dorma" and "Una furtiva lagrima." A Three Tenors Christmas - where style, opera, and holiday spirit collide.A Three Tenors Christmas

Christmas on the Prairie

Christmas on the Prairie

Featuring Boyd Lee, Aimée Lee and Mary Jane Alm
With special guest, Grammy Award winner, Pat Donohue
Sat, Dec 22 Dinner - 6pm Show - 8:15pm
Sun, Dec 23 Dinner - 5pm Show - 7pm
Evenings $40 show only; $55 dinner & show

Spend your Christmas holiday with two of the Twin Cities most talked about groups as they join together for a rare and very special holiday concert! Mary Jane Alm and Aimée & Boyd Lee combine with the "New Shoes" band featuring Richard Kriehn, Joe Savage, Gary Raynor and Peter Johnson - members of the "Guy's All-Star Shoe Band," a fixture on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion for over 20 years. Topping it off will be A Prairie Home Companion Grammy Award-winning guitarist and songwriter, Pat Donohue! Hear songs like "Sleigh Ride," "Winter Song," "O Holy Night," "Away in a Manger," "Run Run Rudolph," "Winter Wonderland" and more! This will be a truly fabulous and extremely musical experience - Don't miss it! It may never happen again!

An Andy & Bing Christmas
Featuring Mick Sterling and Ben UtechtAn Andy & Bing Christmas

Wed - Sun, Dec 26 - 30, 2018
Evenings (except Sunday) Dinner - 6pm Show - 8:15
Matinees on Dec 26 and 29 11am - Lunch Show - 1pm

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