Hallmark has 41 new holiday movies airing this season. Here’s everything you need to know about them, from the cast to premiere dates.

Bethany Joy Lenz
Bethany Joy Lenz in “An Unexpected Christmas.”

  • Hallmark has 26 holiday movies still left to premiere in 2021 across its three networks.
  • Candace Cameron Bure stars in her tenth Hallmark holiday film this year.
  • “She’s All That” star Rachael Leigh Cook stars in ‘”Tis the Season to be Merry.”
November 14: “A Holiday In Harlem”

Olivia Washington, Will Adams
“A Holiday in Harlem.”

Synopsis: “After her grandmother, Mama Belle, turns away her usual gift delivery, expecting ‘presence over presents,’ jetsetting executive Jazmin heads uptown to Harlem for a quick visit. However, when Mama Belle is injured, Jazmin agrees to stay in the neighborhood and take over co-chairing their block’s annual Christmas Jamboree with her old best friend Caleb. A successful corporate fixer, Jazmin expects the job to be easy but quickly finds that she has a lot to learn about the community and her heart.”

Starring: Olivia Washington, Will Adams, and Tina Lifford

Premieres: November 14 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

November 18: “Every Time A Bell Rings”

Erin Cahill
Erin Cahill visits Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” at Universal Studios Hollywood

Synopsis: “Three sisters reunite in their hometown of Natchez, MS at Christmas after a long time apart. They’re surprised to discover their late father had planned one last scavenger hunt for them to find the family’s wooden wishing bell, a beloved, annual holiday tradition when they were young. As they search for clues in the days leading up to Christmas, the trio visits local childhood haunts around Natchez that hold special meaning for them. In the process, their sisterly bond is rekindled and each learns an important lesson about what they want in life and in love.”

Starring: Erin Cahill, Brittany Ishibashi, and Ali Leibert

Premieres: Streaming November 18 on Hallmark Movies Now

November 19: “Nantucket Noel”

Sarah Power.
Sarah Power.

Synopsis: “During the Seaside Noel celebrations Christina learns of a developer who is planning to tear down the wharf that is home to her toy store. Tensions rise as she falls for the developer’s son, Andy.”

Starring: Sarah Power and Trevor Donovan

Premieres: November 19 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

November 20: “A Christmas Together with You”

Laura Vandervoot
Laura Vandervoot attends eOne Best of the Fest TIFF 2019.

Synopsis: “During the Christmas season, Megan and her father-figure Frank head out on a road trip to find his long-lost love. Along the way, Megan finds the love of her own life.”

Starring: Harry Lennix, Laura Vandervoort, and Niall Matter

Premieres: November 20 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

November 20: “Five More Minutes.”

Nikki DeLoach.
Actress Nikki DeLoach visits Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” at Universal Studios.

Synopsis: “Inspired by Scotty McCreary’s song, ‘Five More Minutes,’ a woman’s Christmas wish is answered in unexpected ways when her late grandfather’s journal turns up and reveals an untold romance.”

Starring: Nikki DeLoach and David Haydn-Jones

Premieres: November 20 at 10 p.m. ET on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

November 21: “A Kiss Before Christmas”

Terri Hatcher, James Denton
Actors James Denton (L) and Teri Hatcher (R) attend 2nd Annual Wisteria Lane Block Party at Universal Studios Backlot on April 21, 2012.

Synopsis: “When nice-guy Ethan casually wishes his life had taken a different course, he wakes up the next day to find nothing is the same — he’s not married to his wife Joyce, he doesn’t have two teenaged kids and he’s CEO of his company. If he wants to reclaim his original life and the family he loves, he must convince Joyce he’s telling the truth and win her over… and he only has until Christmas Day.”

Starring: James Denton, Teri Hatcher, and Marilu Henner

Premieres: November 21 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel


November 25: “The Nine Kittens of Christmas”

Brandon Routh and Kimberley Sustad with a cat.
Brandon Routh and Kimberley Sustad promoting 2014’s “The Nine Lives of Christmas.”

Synopsis: “Cat lovers Zachary and Marilee are thrown back together at Christmas when they’re tasked with finding homes for a litter of adorable kittens.”

Starring: Brandon Routh and Kimberley Sustad

Premieres: November 25 at 8 p.m ET on Hallmark Channel

November 26: “Christmas CEO”

"Christmas CEO."
“Christmas CEO.”

Synopsis: “A small toy company CEO gets a once-in-a-lifetime offer to merge with a mega toy company but will need her estranged ex-business partner’s signature to seal the deal. What he helps her rediscover will change both of their lives.”

Starring: Marisol Nichols and Paul Greene

Premieres: November 26 at 6 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

November 26: “An Unexpected Christmas”

Bethany Joy Lenz
Bethany Joy Lenz in “An Unexpected Christmas.”

Synopsis: “A writer convinces his ex-girlfriend to pose as a couple for Christmas.”

Starring: Bethany Joy Lenz and Tyler Hines

Premieres: November 26 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

November 27: “Making Spirits Bright”

Taylor Cole
Taylor Cole attends Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries 2019 Winter TCA Tour.

Synopsis: “The son and daughter of rival holiday decorating families help mend their fathers’ decades-old feud, finding romance along the way as they compete in the town’s holiday decorating contest.”

Starring: Taylor Cole and Carlo Marks

Premieres: November 27 at 6 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

November 27: “Christmas at Castle Hart”

Lacey Chabert.
Lacey Chabert visits Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family.”

Synopsis: “Brooke Bennett goes to Ireland for Christmas to search for her Irish roots. While there, she meets charming Aiden Hart, Earl of Glaslough. Mistaken for an elite event planner, she’s hired to host his castle’s epic Christmas party.”

Starring: Lacey Chabert and Stuart Townsend

Premieres: November 27 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

November 27: “Time for Them to Come Home for Christmas”

Brandan Penny.
Brendan Penny attends the 2018 Hallmark Channel Summer TCA at Private Residence

Synopsis: “During the holidays, a woman with amnesia catches a ride with her handsome nurse to investigate the only clue to her identity: a newspaper clipping for a Christmas Festival with a cryptic invitation. Executive produced by Blake Shelton.”

Starring: Jessy Schram and Brendan Penny

Premieres: November 27 at 10 p.m. ET on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

November 28: “Christmas In Tahoe”

Christmas in Tahoe
“Christmas in Tahoe.”

Synopsis: “To save her family hotel’s Christmas show, talent booker Claire must ask for help from her ex-boyfriend Ryan, the lead guitarist of a now-famous band that fired her as their manager years ago.”

Starring: Laura Osnes, Kyle Selig, Pat Monahan, and George Lopez

Premieres: November 28 at 6 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

November 28: “The Christmas Contest”

Candace Cameron Bure
Actress Candace Cameron Bure visits Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family.”

Synopsis: “Exes Lara and Ben compete in a Christmas contest to win money for the charity of their choosing. The city watches them battle and choose what is more important, victory or love.”

Starring: Candace Cameron Bure, John Brotherton, and Barbara Niven

Premieres: November 28 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

December 2: “Sugar Plum Twist”

Jamie Gray Hyder
Jamie Gray Hyder attends the NBC Midseason New York Press Junket at Four Seasons Hotel New York.

Synopsis: “After failing to get the coveted role of the Sugar Plum Fairy in this year’s production of The Nutcracker, Vivíana Serrano, an aspiring ballerina, joins forces with Natalia, a retiree from the New York Ballet, to create a surprise reprise of the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy… with a Latin twist.”

Starring: Jamie Gray Hyder, Ektor Rivera, and Laura Rosguer

Premieres: Streaming on Hallmark Movies Now on December 2

December 3: “Eight Gifts of Hanukkah”

Inbar Lavi
Inbar Lavi.

Synopsis: “A woman journeys to find her secret admirer during Hanukkah.”

Starring: Inbar Lavi and Jake Epstein

Premieres: December 3 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

December 4: “A Very Merry Bridesmaid”

Emily Osment red top with pattern.
Actress Emily Osment visits Hallmark’s “Home & Family.”

Synopsis: “Leah’s 30th birthday is on Christmas Eve, the same day as her brother’s wedding. Her childhood crush is back in town for the wedding and he is determined to make sure her birthday does not go by the wayside.”

Starring: Emily Osment and Casey Deidrick

Premieres: December 4 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

December 4: “Our Christmas Journey”

Holly Robinson Pete
Actress Holly Robinson Peete visits Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family.”

Synopsis: “As a single mom and her teenaged son with autism come to a crossroad during Christmas, she must learn to let go so he can flourish as she finds her own heart healing in unexpected ways.”

Starring: Holly Robinson Pete, Lyriq Bent, Nik Sanchez, and Aloma Wright

Premieres: December 4 at 10 p.m. ET on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

December 5: “Sister Swap: A Hometown Holiday”

Ashley Williams and Kimberley Williams-Paisley
Ashley Williams and Kimberly Williams-Paisley attend Hallmark Channel Movies and Mysteries Winter 2017 TCA Press Tour.

Synopsis: “Jennifer and Meg Swift are sisters who couldn’t be closer despite living in different cities. Jennifer Swift runs a successful restaurant in Salt Lake City, which she started with her late husband and is raising her teenage son Simon on her own. Jennifer is thrilled when Meg comes to Salt Lake City for a fun Christmas weekend. Meg agrees to stay in the city and help out at the restaurant while Jennifer and Simon return home to Hazelwood for the holiday, where they become wistful for one more Christmas at The Madison — the local movie theater owned by their Uncle Dave (Nealon). The trouble is the theater is for sale and in need of repairs. With help from Eric, Jennifer’s former high school debate team rival, and the community, they just might pull off one last encore. As she and Eric work together, Jennifer is reminded that new possibilities are both where you least expect them and exactly where you left them.”

Starring: Real-life sisters Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Ashley Williams along with Mark Deklin and Keith Robinson

Premieres: December 5 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel*

The first film in a two-part event.

December 10: “A Dickens of a Holiday!”

Brooke D'orsay visits Hallmark's "Home & Family"
Brooke D’orsay visits Hallmark’s “Home & Family.”

Synopsis: “To make the 100th anniversary of her hometown’s Victorian festival a success, Cassie invites action movie star and former high school classmate Jake to play Scrooge in ‘A Christmas Carol.'”

Starring: Brooke D’Orsay and Kristoffer Polaha

Premieres: December 10 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

December 11: “A Royal Queens Christmas”

Megan Park
Megan Park visits Hallmark’s “Home & Family.”

Synopsis: “A prince finds his way to Queens during Christmas when a local woman enlists his help with a children’s Christmas show.”

Starring: Megan Park and Julian Morris

Premieres: December 11 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

December 11: “A Godwink Christmas: Miracle of Love”

Katherine Barrell wearing a gown
Katherine Barrell attends the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards Broadcast Gala.

Synopsis: “Now that Joy has completed her education, she’s ready to fulfill her dream of becoming a nurse and follow in her late mother’s footsteps. Back at home before the holiday and with no job on the horizon, Joy’s interest is piqued by a volunteer opportunity out of town. There, she meets Eric, who is also at a crossroads. As they become immersed in the effort to build a new home for a family at Christmas, Joy and Eric both find a new sense of purpose. Through a series of coincidences – or, Godwinks – and a medical miracle, they begin to believe in destiny. From executive producer Kathie Lee Gifford (‘Today’), based on the Godwinks book series by SQuire Rushnell and Louise DuArt.”

Starring: Katherine Barrell and Alberto Frezza

Premieres: December 11 at 10 p.m ET on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

December 12: “Sister Swap: Christmas in the City”

Ashley Williams and Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Ashley Williams and Kimberly Williams-Paisley attend the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries 2017 Summer TCA Tour.

Synopsis: “Meg Swift comes to Salt Lake City from her hometown in Hazelwood to see her sister Jennifer, who runs a local restaurant in town. Still feeling the effects of losing their Uncle Dave, a change of scenery and a project to dive into is just what she needs. When Jennifer and her teenage son, Simon, return to Hazelwood home for a pre-holiday visit with their family, Meg offers to help Jennifer’s staff prepare for a competition among local restaurants that awards the winner money for the charity of its choice. As effusive Meg works alongside the more reserved Joe, the restaurant’s manager, the two find their differences are what make them a great team. Swapping cities with her sister leads Meg to her next chapter and also just might bring her an unexpected romance.”

Starring: Real-life sisters Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Ashley Williams along with Mark Deklin and Keith Robinson

Premieres: December 12 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel*

The second film in a two-part event.

December 18: “The Christmas House 2: Deck Those Halls”

The Christmas House
“The Christmas House.”

Synopsis: “The Mitchell brothers compete to see who can create the best Christmas House.”

Starring: Robert Buckley, Ana Ayora, Jonathan Bennett, Sharon Lawrence, Treat Williams, and Brad Harder

Premieres: December 18 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

December 18: “Christmas for Keeps”

Christa B. Allen wearing bright pink
Christa B. Allen attends the premiere of “Domino: Battle Of The Bones.”

Synopsis: “At Christmastime, a close-knit group of childhood friends returns home after 10 years to take part in the celebration of life of their beloved high school teacher.”

Starring: Christa B. Allen and Ryan Rottman

Premieres: December 18 at 10 p.m. ET on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

December 19: “‘Tis the Season to be Merry”

Rachel Leigh Cook
Rachael Leigh Cook attends Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries 2019 Winter TCA Tour.

Synopsis: “Looking for a fresh angle to her book on relationships, Merry heads to snow-covered Vermont. She finds a new perspective and Christmas cheer with charismatic aid worker Chris.”

Starring: Rachel Leigh Cook and Travis Van Winkle

Premieres: December 19 at 8 p.m. ET on Hallmark Channel

And don’t forget to catch re-runs of the new Hallmark holiday movies that have already premiered this season.

"Open By Christmas"
Alison Sweeney stars in “Open By Christmas.”

On Hallmark Channel:

  • “You, Me, and the Christmas Trees” starring Danica McKellar (“The Wonder Years”), Benjamin Ayres (“Suits”), Jason Hervey (“The Wonder Years”)
  • “Boyfriends of Christmas Past” starring Catherine Haena Kim (“FBI”), Raymond Ablack (“Ginny & Georgia”), Paul Sun-Hyung Lee (“Kim’s Convenience”)
  • “The Santa Stakeout” starring Tamera Mowry-Housley (“The Real,” “Sister, Sister”), Paul Campbell (“Turner & Hooch”), Joe Pantoliano (“The Matrix”)
  • “Christmas in Harmony” starring Ashleigh Murray (“Riverdale”), Luke James (Little, Star), Loretta Devine (Queen Bees, Family Reunion), Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child, “The Masked Singer”), Basil Wallace (Blood Diamond)
  • “Coyote Creek Christmas” starring Janel Parrish (“Right in Front of Me”), Ryan Paevey (“A Little Daytime Drama”)
  • “Christmas Sail” starring Katee Sackhoff (“The Mandalorian”), Patrick Sabongui (“Firefly Lane”), Terry O’Quinn (“Lost”)
  • “Gingerbread Miracle” starring Merritt Patterson (“The Royals”), Jon Ecker (“Queen of the South”)
  • “Next Stop, Christmas” starring Lyndsy Fonseca (“How I Met Your Mother”), Chandler Massey (“Days of our Lives”), Lea Thompson (“Back to the Future”), Christopher Lloyd (“Back to the Future”)
  • “A Christmas Treasure” starring Jordin Sparks (“Sparkle,” “American Idol”), Michael Xavier (“Christmas Comes Twice,” “Beware of the Midwife”)
  • “Open By Christmas” starring Alison Sweeney (“Days of our Lives”), Erica Durance (“Smallville”), Brennan Elliott (“Christmas in Vienna”)
  • “My Christmas Family Tree” starring Aimee Teegarden (“Once Upon a Christmas Miracle,” “Friday Night Lights”), Andrew Walker (“The 27-Hour Day”), James Tupper (“Beneath Us,” “Big Little Lies”)

On Hallmark Movies & Mysteries:

  • “Christmas In My Heart” starring Heather Hemmens (“Love, Take Two,” “Roswell, New Mexico”), Luke Macfarlane (“Killjoys”), Sheryl Lee Ralph (“Christmas Comes Twice,” “Moesha”)
  • “The Christmas Promise” starring Torrey DeVitto (“Chicago Med”), Dylan Bruce (“Orphan Black”), Patrick Duffy (“Dallas”)
  • “Debbie Macomber’s A Mrs. Miracle Christmas” starring Kaitlin Doubleday (“Love on Iceland”), Steve Lund (“Baby, It’s Cold Inside”), Caroline Rhea (“Sabrina the Teenage Witch”)
  • “One December Night” starring Peter Gallagher (“Palm Springs,” “The O.C.”), Bruce Campbell (“Highly Functional,” “Burn Notice”), Eloise Mumford (Fifty Shades of Grey, “The Baker’s Son”), Brett Dalton (“Just My Type”)
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