The Dessertery

dessertery in a circle logo

Come indulge yourself in a family friendly holiday themed dessert café. THE DESSERTERY features elaborate holiday decor, all you can eat sweets and hot cocoa, plus live entertainment (on select nights)!


                                            Buy Tickets


Tickets are available for purchase online or in person at the box office (M-F 10am-2pm).


The box office will open 30 minutes prior to THE DESSERTERY hours of operation listed below. On site ticket sales availability may vary based on demand.


$25 for those 7 & above

$15 for ages 2-6

Children under two are free but must be registered as space is limited.


Tickets are sold in 45 minute timeslots. Times may vary by day.


November 2022 calendar


December Calendar for the Dessertery


Kennedy Theatre

located in the back of the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts


We're working with community partners to bring special programming to THE DESSERTERY *on select nights only listed below.

a photo. of an African American Santa


a photo of a Santa



a photo of tray Wellington and a friend on stage




Enjoy all you can eat sweets and hot cocoa at THE DESSERTERY!

*Gluten free, nut-free, and vegan items also available.


An image of the dessertery menu with a list of items



Will Santa be there?

Santa is available on select days only. Please view the SPECIAL NIGHTS AND PROGRAMMING section on this page to learn more about entertainment. 


Can you take items To-Go?

We invite you to indulge in the variety of delicious treats, but please, do not plate what you cannot finish. To-go items are not permitted. 


How will I get to my show after visiting THE DESSERTERY? 

Our host at THE DESSERTERY will provide announcements related to your upcoming event. If you're attending a show after THE DESSERTERY, our usher will escort you inside the building and to your theater. Please have your tickets available during this time.