ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — For many families, the holiday season isn’t complete without kicking up their heels with the Radio City Rockettes or hearing the live amped-up version of “Carol of the Bells” by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. TicketsNow, Ticketmaster’s resale marketplace, examined current ticket sales to rank the Top 10 holiday-themed events of the season.
“For many of us, going to an annual holiday show is as time-honored as shopping for gifts,” said Julia Vander Ploeg, General Manager of TicketsNow. “The holidays are all about spending quality time with friends and family. By providing secure access to the season’s hottest event tickets, TicketsNow helps create those memorable experiences of enjoying a live holiday concert or show surrounded by the people you care about.”
A wide variety of artists and Broadway productions are touring the country this holiday season, creating a host of family entertainment choices.
Top 10 Holiday Events
- Trans-Siberian Orchestra – “Every year it just gets better and better.” FLASUN1 from Boca Raton, FLA
- Radio City Christmas Spectacular – “I wanted to go back and see it again the next day.” debc from Orange, CT
- Nutcracker – “An annual must-do on your holiday list.” Family Gal from Ridgewood, NJ
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas – “My kids had a ball…they loved the experience.” Dave from Cape Cod, MA
- Mannheim Steamroller – “My husband and I gave this to each other for our Christmas gift.” No Nickname from Kansas City, MO
- A Christmas Carol – “What a great show. A great time for all ages.” joyrad from Hughesville, MD
- White Christmas – “Perfect show to jumpstart the holidays!” TheaterFan from Boston, MA
- Cirque Dreams Holidaze – “Totally awesome show. My boyfriend and I were completely blown away.” 4dorsspa from Atlanta, GA
- A Christmas Story: The Musical – NEW!
- Smooth Jazz Christmas w/ Dave Koz – NEW!
Consumers shopping on TicketsNow will find a vast selection of tickets for these and other holiday events. Many tickets feature TicketsNow’s Electronic Delivery option, which enables customers to download and print their tickets from home within minutes. Additionally, TicketsNow is the only resale marketplace with the ability to validate tickets and fulfill them through Ticketmaster’s TicketFast™ delivery, ensuring 100% ticket authenticity.
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