ENHANCE YOUR NUTCRACKER EXPERIENCE

A SWEET ESCAPE

PLAN A DELICIOUS NIGHT OUT

Make the most of your Nutcracker experience with these exclusive dining options and insider events across the city of Melbourne.

Piccolina Gelateria Nutcracker-Themed Ice Cream

In celebration of The Nutcracker, Piccolina Gelateria has created three new flavours inspired by the festive classic.

Try them all:
Clara and the Nutcracker, Sugar Plum Fairy and Land of the Sweets.

The range will be available at Piccolina’s Collingwood store during the entire Nutcracker season, 17 - 28 September. 

A special choc-top version of The Land of Sweets gelato will also be available for purchase at Arts Centre Melbourne's foyer bars.

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The Nutcracker Ballet Dinner High Tea

Enjoy a sublime Nutcracker-inspired dinner high tea menu curated by The Langham, Melbourne. 

Head to the Aria Bar & Lounge for an entrée, main course and 'Land of Sweets' dessert.

17 – 27 September
Weekdays only

Available 5pm – 11pm

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THE CLARA COCKTAIL

The Clara is made with house infused Christmas vodka with the taste of mulled spices sweetened with a splash of chestnut liqueur and lengthened with cranberry. Served with fresh lime, a candied walnut and a crackling cinnamon quill.

Only $20 at Art Centre Melbourne's The Barre prior to the performance.

BEHIND THE SCENES

Go behind the curtain and see what it takes to dance with The Australian Ballet with a privileged, in-theatre view of our dancers' training, with commentary by artistic staff at Arts Centre Melbourne.

Friday 27 September 2019

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ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE PRE-SHOW DINNER PACKAGE

Eat, drink and be merry with a curated The Nutcracker menu at Café Vic.

On arrival
A glass of Dal Zotto Prosecco

Entree 
Caramelised onion tart, maple roast beetroot and cashew cream served with a frisee salad.

Main
Pan fried ocean trout, celeriac and pancetta gallete served with a lime butter sauce.
Served with a glass of Snake & Herring Riesling

Dessert
Classic “Mont Blanc” dessert with chestnut puree, vanilla bean cream, spiced cherries and snow dust.
Served with tea or filtered coffee

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15 MINUTES OF FAME

Your moment awaits!

Join us on stage at Arts Centre Melbourne and a learn a section of choreography from the world's most-beloved ballet, taught by one of the dancers in The Nutcracker.

Saturday ​28 September 2019

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BROADSHEET EATING AND DRINKING GUIDE

Enjoy this guide, curated by Broadsheet, featuring the best places in Melbourne to wine and dine before and after the performance.

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