Christmas shows at the Sanctuary Arts Centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Aptly named "Christmas at the Sanctuary," these heartwarming performances promise a mix of laughter, music, and unforgettable moments.

Dartmouth, NS – As the crisp winter air settles over Dartmouth, the Sanctuary Arts Centre is getting set to act as the beacon of holiday cheer and enchant audiences with a series of magical Christmas shows.

Aptly named “Christmas at the Sanctuary,” these heartwarming performances promise to be the highlight of the festive season, delivering a mix of laughter, music, and unforgettable moments.

Miracle on Ochterloney Street

Miracle on Ochterloney Street a Christmas Musical at Sanctuary Arts Centre

December 1st, 2nd, 8th and 22nd at 6:30 pm

A twist on the Christmas charity variety show, “Miracle on Ochterloney Street,” takes the stage for a night of joy and entertainment for all ages. This heartwarming Christmas musical is filled with live music and family-friendly comedy as this rag-tag team works against the odds to save the day. It’s a tale of luck, talent, and the true spirit of Christmas.

Host Your Christmas Party at the Sanctuary

Adding a personal touch to the holiday season, the Sanctuary Arts Centre is inviting groups to host their Christmas party alongside the show. The inviting Staging Hall, available for pre-show gatherings, provides a cozy setting for up to 60 guests. Click here to fill out the booking request form and create a Christmas extravaganza that will be the talk of the town.

Pay What You Can Tickets

For those seeking a special treat, “Pay What You Cantickets will be available for Miracle on Ochterloney Street 24 hours before showtime, both online and at the Sanctuary Arts Box Office. These limited tickets are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, ensuring a magical night at the theatre that fits every budget.

The Songs of Kenny & Dolly’s Iconic Album “Once Upon a Christmas

Sanctuary Kenny & Dolly Christmas event poster

December 12th at 7:00 pm

Presented by the Halifax Art and Performance Association, the Sanctuary Arts Centre welcomes Kyle Gillis and Becca Guilderson, accompanied by a dynamic band, to present the iconic Christmas album “Once Upon A Christmas” by Kenny & Dolly. Classics like “I Believe in Santa Claus” and “Hard Candy Christmas” come to life, making this show on December 12th ‘A Christmas to Remember.’ Due to last year’s high demand, securing tickets early is advised.

A Christmas Spectacular!

A Christmas Spectacular! Event Cover Photo

December 14, 15, 16, 17

Embark on a journey to the North Pole with Storybook Theatre’s “A Christmas Spectacular.” This holiday musical event for children and parents alike invites audiences to sing, dance, and spread Christmas cheer with well-known holiday characters and special guests. Mark your calendars for a festive experience on:

  • Thursday, December 14th – 6:30 PM
  • Friday, December 15th – 6:30 PM
  • Saturday, December 16th – 2:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 17th – 2:00 PM

Additionally, a portion of the funds raised from these performances will be donated to the Halifax Art and Performance Association to help inspire more fantastic art in the community.

You can find more information about the shows and the venue on the Sanctuary website.

This holiday season, let the Sanctuary Arts Centre be your destination for festive fun, heartwarming moments, and the Magic of Christmas. Secure your tickets now and unwrap the Magic of “Christmas at the Sanctuary” for a truly enchanting experience that will linger in your heart long after the holiday lights fade away!