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Everything you need to know before you head to the Nutcracker Market

Everything you need to know before you head to the Nutcracker Market

3 crowd, venue at the Nutcracker Market preview party November 2013
The Nutcracker Market is a beloved annual tradition in the Bayou City. Photo by © Chinh Phan/CultureMapSNAP.com

Signature holiday fundraising shopping event, the Nutcracker Market, kicks off Thursday, November 9, and runs through November 12 at NRG Center.

The giant pop-up shop features over 280 merchants, offering items from clothing to pottery. Here's what to know before you go:

Getting there

Parking is available at NRG Park for $12 per vehicle. Carpool to save money.

Uber is the official ride of Nutcracker Market. New riders who download the free app can enter promo code "NUTCRACKERMKT17" for up to $20 off their ride. This promo code is valid until December 31, 2017.

Tickets

Tickets are $20 at the market and it's cash only at the NRG ticket windows. ATMs are available in the lobby. 

Discount tickets, $18, are sold in advance at Houston-area Randalls stores, and online at Ticketmaster.

Half-price admission is available daily, three hours prior to closing. Children under 5 are free.

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