Home for the Holidays 2021

Home for the Holidays at the Rialto Square Theatre November 20th through December 22nd

Generously sponsored by ComEd. The 18-foot Christmas Tree is sponsored by Hollywood Casino. This lineup of family-friendly shows includes classics titles, holiday favorites, well-known artists, and soon-to-be new holiday favorites.

Home for the Holidays has something for everyone! The festivities begin on Monday, November 20th with events and activities through Saturday, December 22nd. It includes entertainment options for the whole family with holiday shows, concerts, social gatherings, movies and special events throughout the holiday season.

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November 2021

Josh Turner Holiday & The Hits

November 20 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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JOSH TURNER Holiday & The Hits TOUR

From the very start of his career through chart-topping hits like “Your Man,” “Would You Go With Me,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” and “All Over Me,” Turner has immersed himself in country music’s history and its iconic figures. After all, this is someone who, as a student at Nashville’s Belmont University, took an open gate on Johnny Cash’s property as a sign he should knock on the legendary singer’s door and introduce himself.

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A Very Rialto Christmas Making Merry Music!

November 22 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A Very Rialto Christmas Making Merry Music

Kick off your holiday season with the Rialto Square Theatre and a special concert from Nick Thomas and guests. Join us starting at 6:00PM as we light the marquee, officially kicking off the holiday season with Home for the Holidays sponsor, ComEd.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas

November 23 @ 6:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage encompasses each of your favorite scenes from the original animated television show, with more fun, more music, and more finding the true Christmas spirit. After the final bow, the show crescendos into a celebration of song as the audience is invited to join the Peanuts gang in singing traditional Christmas songs and carols.

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Teddy Bear Tea – 9:30am

November 26 @ 9:30 am
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Teddy Bear Tea at the Rialto Square Theatre

The Rialto Square Theatre holiday tradition continues. Young and old alike will enjoy this family tradition featuring delicious food and family fun complete with a special appearance by St. Nick himself and a keepsake teddy bear. A ticket is required for all in attendance and space will fill up quickly!

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Teddy Bear Tea – 12:30pm

November 26 @ 12:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Teddy Bear Tea at the Rialto Square Theatre

The Rialto Square Theatre holiday tradition continues. Young and old alike will enjoy this family tradition featuring delicious food and family fun complete with a special appearance by St. Nick himself and a keepsake teddy bear. A ticket is required for all in attendance and space will fill up quickly!

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Von Heidecke’s Chicago Festival Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker

November 28 @ 2:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Von Heidecke’s Chicago Festival Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker

This holiday favorite fairytale ballet is perfect for the entire family. The magical production features lavish costumes, exquisite sets, including a Christmas tree that grows before your eyes, and sensational choreography by ballet master, Kenneth von Heidecke. Journey through the land of whirling snowflakes and visit the kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy. This is one holiday tradition you won’t want to miss.

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December 2021

Merry Little Soiree Featuring the Nova Soul Quartet – Dec. 1

December 1 @ 6:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Merry Little Soiree featuring music from Nova Soul

Local favorite, Nova Soul will present an evening of holiday themed music. Enjoy an evening of drinks, food, and music by Nova Soul. Reservations are required. Each table of two will receive a charcutarie board, bottle of wine, and two Rialto stemless wine glasses to remember the magical evening.

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Big Bad VooDoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party

December 2 @ 7:30 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Big Bad VooDoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s unique and spirited “Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party” has become an eagerly anticipated annual family event.

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