Christmas Movies: 2017 Schedule For Hallmark & ABC Family This Year!

I’m sure you aren’t surprised that I created this list – you know how I feel about cool movies that are quality entertainment, right?  Well, friends, Hallmark has begun airing family-friendly Christmas movies practically 24/7.  Beginning December 1st, Freeform (formerly ABC Family) will air a classic Christmas movies every day of December. Here’s the ultimate list of the NEW Hallmark Christmas movies and Freeform’s classic 25 Days of Christmas movies for your family and mine.  Enjoy!

Ultimate list of the NEW Hallmark Christmas movies and classic 25 Days of Christmas movies for your family and mine. 

Hallmark Christmas movies

All day long from October 27th until Christmas, you can watch Christmas movies on Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.  The only exception is the two-hour span of 10 a.m. to 12:00 noon each weekday for the Home and Family show.  But, here’s a list of the 33 BRAND NEW Hallmark movies that will air this season:

Marry Me At Christmas

October 28th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Rachel Skarsten & Trevor Donovan

Christmas Festival of Ice

November 4th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Taylor Cole, Damon Runyan, & Wendy Crewson

The Perfect Christmas Present

November 4th on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Sam Page & Tara Holt

Miss Christmas 

November 5th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET’/PT, Starring Brooke D’Orsay & Marc Blucas

Christmas in the Air

November 5th on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Catherine Bell & Eric Close

The Sweetest Christmas

November 11th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Lacey Chabert, Lea Coco & Jonathan Adams

A Song for Christmas

November 11th on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Rebecca Tobin & Kevin McGarry

Enchanted Christmas

November 12th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Alexa & Carlos PenaVega

Engaging Father Christmas

November 12th on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Erin Krakow, Niall Matter, & Wendy Malick

Coming Home for Christmas

November 18th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Danica McKellar & Neal Bledsoe

Christmas Homecoming

November 18th on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Julie Benz & Michael Shanks

A Gift to Remember

November 19th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Ali Liebert, Peter Porte

A Bramble House Christmas 

November 19th on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Autumn Reeser, David Haydn-Jones & Teryl Rothery

With Love, Christmas

November 22nd on Hallmark Channel at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Emilie Ullerup, Aaron O’Connell

The Mistletoe Inn

November 23rd on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Alicia Witt & David Alpay

Finding Santa

November 24th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Jodie Sweetin & Eric Winter

The Christmas Train 

November 25th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Dermot Mulroney, Danny Glover, Joan Cusack, Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Switched for Christmas

November 26th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Candace Cameron Bure, Eion Bailey, Natasha Bure, Mark Deklin

A Joyous Christmas

November 26th on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Natalie Knepp, Michael Rady, Bonnie Bedelia

Christmas in Evergreen

December 2nd on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Ashley Williams, Holly Robinson Peete, Barbara Niven, Teddy Sears

Christmas in Angel Falls

December 2nd on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Rachel Boston, Paul Greene, Beau Bridges

Christmas at Holly Lodge

December 3rd on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring  Alison Sweeney, Jordan Bridges, & Sheryl Lee Ralph

The Magical Christmas Ornaments

December 3rd on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Jessica Lowndes, Brendan Penny, & Tim Matheson

Christmas Encore

December 9th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Maggie Lawson & Brennan Elliott

The Christmas Cottage

December 9th on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Merritt Patterson & Steve Lund

Sharing Christmas

December 10th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Ellen Hollman, Bobby Campo, & Dave Koz

Karen Kingsbury’s Maggies Christmas Miracle

December 10th on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Jill Wagner & Luke Macfarlane

Father Christmas

December 16th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Jesse Metcalfe & Fiona Gubelmann

Unbridled Love

December 16th on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Starring  Lindy Booth, Kristoffer Polaha, & Treat Williams

Christmas Connection

December 17th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Brooke Burns & Tom Everett Scott

Christmas Getaway

December 23rd on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Bridget Regan & Travis Van Winkle

When Calls the Heart: Christmas Wishing Tree

December 25th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Erin Krakow, Lori Loughlin, Daniel Lissing, Jack Wagner, Pascale Hutton & Kavan Smith

Royal New Year’s Eve

December 30th on Hallmark Channel at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Starring Sam Page & Jessy Schram




ABC Family (Freeform) Christmas movies

December 1st

  • 3:30 p.m.: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
  • 6 p.m.: The Year Without a Santa Clause
  • 7:05 p.m.: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 9:15 p.m.: The Santa Clause
  • 11:20 p.m.: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 12:55 a.m.: Rudolph’s Shiny New Year

December 2nd

  • 11 a.m.: Jack Frost
  • 12 p.m.: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
  • 2:30 p.m.: The Year Without a Santa Clause
  • 3:35 p.m.: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 5:10 p.m.: Disney’s A Christmas Carol
  • 7:15 p.m.: The Santa Clause
  • 9:20 p.m.: The Polar Express
  • 11:25 p.m.: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

December 3rd

  • 7 a.m.: Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
  • 8:30 am: Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas
  • 10 a.m.: Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish
  • 12 p.m.: Disney’s A Christmas Carol
  • 2:05 p.m.: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • 4:40 p.m.: The Polar Express
  • 6:45 p.m.: Arthur Christmas
  • 8:50 p.m.: Elf
  • 10:55 p.m.: The Holiday

December 4th 

  • 7 a.m.: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • 7:30 a.m.: Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey
  • 8 a.m.: Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish
  • 10:05 a.m.: Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July
  • 12:10 p.m.: I’ll Be Home for Christmas
  • 2:20 p.m.: Arthur Christmas
  • 4:30 p.m.: Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
  • 5:35 p.m.: The Year Without a Santa Claus
  • 6:40 p.m.: Elf
  • 8:45 p.m.: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 10:55 p.m.: Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town

December 5th

  • 4 p.m.: The Year Without a Santa Claus
  • 5 p.m.: Jingle All The Way
  • 7 p.m.: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 9 p.m.: Scrooged
  • 12 a.m.: Snowglobe

December 6th 

  • 5 p.m.: Scrooged
  • 7 p.m.: The Polar Express
  • 9 p.m.: The Santa Clause
  • 12 a.m.: Snow

December 7th

  • 5 p.m.: The Polar Express
  • 7 p.m.: The Santa Clause
  • 9 p.m.: Elf
  • 12 a.m.: 12 Dates of Christmas

December 8th

  • 3 p.m.: Holiday Joy
  • 5 p.m.: Deck the Halls
  • 7 p.m.: Elf
  • 9 p.m.: Disney’s A Christmas Carol
  • 12 a.m.: Holiday in Handcuffs

December 9th

  • 11 a.m.: Frosty’s Winter Wonderland
  • 11:30 a.m.: Holiday Joy
  • 1:30 p.m.: Home Alone 3
  • 3:35 p.m.: Santa Buddies: The Legends of Santa Paws
  • 5:40 p.m.: The Search for Santa Paws
  • 7:45 p.m.: Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups
  • 9:50 p.m.: Snow Buddies
  • 11:55 p.m.: Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July

December 10th

  • 7 a.m.: Mickey’s Christmas Carol
  • 7:30 a.m.: Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws
  • 9:30 a.m.: The Search for Santa Paws
  • 11:35 a.m.: Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups
  • 1:40 p.m.: Snow Buddies
  • 3:45 p.m.: Toy Story
  • 5:45 p.m.: Toy Story 2
  • 7:50 p.m.: Toy Story 3
  • 10:20 p.m.: Toy Story That Time Forgot
  • 10:50 p.m.: Arthur Christmas
  • 12:55 a.m.: The Year Without a Santa Claus

December 11th

  • 7 a.m.: The Little Drummer Boy
  • 7:30 a.m.: Home Alone: The Holiday Heist
  • 9:35 a.m.: A Dennis the Menace Christmas
  • 11:40 a.m.: The Year Without a Santa Claus
  • 12:45 p.m.: Arthur Christmas
  • 2:50 p.m.: Toy Story
  • 4:50 p.m.: Toy Story 2
  • 6:55 p.m.: Toy Story 3
  • 9:25 p.m.: Toy Story That Time Forgot
  • 9:55 p.m.: Polar Express

December 12th

  • 5:30 p.m.: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 7 p.m.: The Polar Express
  • 9 p.m.: Elf
  • 12 a.m.: Christmas Cupid

December 13th

  • 3 p.m.: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 4:30 p.m.: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
  • 7 p.m.: Elf
  • 9 p.m.: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 12 a.m.: Three Days

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December 14th

  • 3 p.m.: Home Alone 3
  • 5 p.m.: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 7 p.m.: Arthur Christmas
  • 9 p.m.: The Santa Clause
  • 12 a.m.: Santa Baby

December 15th

  • 7: 30 a.m.: Holiday Joy
  • 11 a.m.: Snow Buddies
  • 1 p.m.: Home Alone 3
  • 3 p.m.: A Dennis the Menace Christmas
  • 5 p.m.: Arthur Christmas
  • 7 p.m. The Santa Clause
  • 9 p.m.: The Search for Santa Paws
  • 12 a.m.: Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe

December 16th

  • 7 a.m.: A Dennis the Menace Christmas
  • 9:10 a.m.: Jack Frost
  • 11:15 a.m.: The Search for Santa Paws
  • 1:20 p.m.: Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups
  • 3:25 p.m.: Home Alone: The Holiday Heist
  • 5:30 p.m.: Jingle All The Way
  • 7:35 p.m.: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 9:45 p.m.: The Polar Express
  • 11:55 p.m.: Disney’s A Christmas Carol

December 17th

  • 7 a.m.: Rudolph’s Shiny New Year
  • 8 a.m.: Nestor, The Long-Eared Christmas Donkey
  • 8:30 a.m.: Jingle All The Way
  • 10:30 a.m.: Happy Feet
  • 1 p.m.: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 2:35 p.m.: The Polar Express
  • 4:40 p.m. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 6:50 p.m.: Santa Clause
  • 9 p.m.: Frozen
  • 11:30 p.m.: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

December 18th

  • 7 a.m.: Happy Feet
  • 9:30 a.m.: Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish
  • 11:30 a.m.: Mickey’s Christmas Carol
  • 12 p.m.: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 1:35 p.m.: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • 4:10 p.m.: Prep & Landing
  • 4:40 p.m.: Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice
  • 5:10 p.m.: The Santa Clause
  • 7:20 p.m.: Frozen
  • 9:50 p.m.: Elf

December 19th

  • 7 a.m.: Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
  • 8:30 a.m.: A Dennis the Menace Christmas
  • 10:30 a.m.: Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish
  • 12:35 p.m.: Home Alone 3
  • 2:40 p.m.: The Search for Santa Paws
  • 4:45 p.m.: Santa Paws: The Santa Pups
  • 6:50 p.m.: Elf
  • 8:55 p.m.: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 12 a.m.: Just Friends

December 20th

  • 7 a.m.: The Search for Santa Paws
  • 9:10 a.m.: Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups
  • 11:15 a.m.: Home Alone 3
  • 1:25 p.m.: The Holiday
  • 4:30 p.m.: Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
  • 5:35 p.m.: The Year Without a Santa Claus
  • 6:40 p.m.: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 8:50 p.m.: The Santa Clause
  • 12 a.m.: Holidaze

December 21st

  • 7 a.m.: Snow Buddies
  • 9 a.m.: Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws
  • 11:05 a.m.: Happy Feet Two
  • 1:10 p.m.: Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
  • 2:10 p.m.: The Year Without a Santa Claus
  • 3:15 p.m.: The Polar Express
  • 5:20 p.m: Prep & Landing
  • 5:50 p.m.: Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice
  • 6:20 p.m.: Toy Story That Time Forgot
  • 6:50 p.m.: The Santa Clause
  • 8:55 p.m.: Elf
  • 12 a.m.: The Mistle-Tones

December 22nd

  • 7 a.m.: Happy Feet
  • 9:30 a.m.: Happy Feet Two
  • 11:30 a.m.: The Little Drummer Boy
  • 12 p.m.: The Polar Express
  • 2:05 p.m.: Jack Frost
  • 4:10 p.m.: Frosty’s Winter Wonderland
  • 4:40 p.m.: Toy Story That Time Forgot
  • 5:10 p.m.: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 6:45 p.m.: Elf
  • 8:55 p.m.: Jingle All The Way
  • 12 a.m.: Disney’s A Christmas Carol

December 23rd

  • 7 a.m.: Frosty’s Winter Wonderland
  • 7:30 a.m.: Jack Frost
  • 11 a.m.: Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish
  • 1 p.m.: Jingle All The Way
  • 3 p.m.: Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 4:35 p.m.: Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
  • 5:40 p.m.: The Year Without a Santa Claus
  • 6:45 p.m.: Disney’s A Christmas Carol
  • 8:50 p.m.: The Santa Clause
  • 12 a.m.: Home Alone: The Holiday Heist

December 24th

  • 7 a.m.: Jack Frost
  • 8:05 a.m.: Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
  • 9:40 a.m.: Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas
  • 11:15 a.m.: Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
  • 12:20 p.m.: The Year Without a Santa Claus
  • 1:25 p.m.: Arthur Christmas
  • 3:30 p.m.: The Polar Express
  • 5:35 p.m.: The Santa Clause
  • 7:40 p.m.: Elf
  • 9:45 p.m.: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 11:55 p.m.: Scrooged

December 25th

  • 7 a.m.: The Search for Santa Paws
  • 9:10 a.m.: Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws
  • 11:20 a.m.: Arthur Christmas
  • 1:25 p.m.: The Polar Express
  • 3:30 p.m.: Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
  • 4:35 p.m.: The Year Without a Santa Claus
  • 5:40 p.m.: Elf
  • 7:45 p.m.: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 9:55 p.m.: Scrooged

Look to Freeform’s release of the 25 Days of Christmas for the Christmas movies page.

What do you think of this list of Christmas movies, my friend?!  What Christmas movies do you watch each year that are missing from this list?  Let me hear from you in the comments below.

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27 Comments

  1. October 30, 2017 / 7:44 am

    OH MY HEAVENS!!! I can’t wait! Love love love Hallmark Christmas movies!

    • Shan
      October 30, 2017 / 8:34 am

      Yep! It has started! 😉

      much love,
      shan

  2. October 30, 2017 / 8:15 am

    Hallmark certainly makes this the best time of the year!!

    • Shan
      October 30, 2017 / 8:33 am

      YES!!!

      much love,
      shan

  3. October 30, 2017 / 12:28 pm

    Well, this is getting me in the mood! I love Christmas movies and i know we’ll start watching in November. I can’t get enough of them, so great list!

    • Shan
      October 31, 2017 / 9:01 am

      Yay, glad to hear it, Yolanda! Thanks.

      much love,
      shan

  4. October 31, 2017 / 1:38 am

    Oh my I love Halmark movies, cannot wait to see it.

    • Shan
      October 31, 2017 / 9:01 am

      Me toooooooo!

      much love,
      shan

  5. Lauren
    October 31, 2017 / 10:19 pm

    Ahhh so excited for all these Christmas movies!!! Thanks for sharing this!

    Lauren

    • Shan
      November 1, 2017 / 7:40 am

      my pleasure!

      much love,
      shan

  6. November 3, 2017 / 9:00 am

    I hardly ever watch TV, but ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas is ALWAYS on at my house! I love all things Christmas. 🙂

    • Shan
      November 5, 2017 / 7:21 am

      Good for you not watching TV often. Christmas movies are the best!

      much love,
      shan

  7. November 3, 2017 / 10:14 am

    i’m not much for the hallmark movies, but we LOVE ABC family at holiday time. looking forward to movie watching all season long

    • Shan
      November 5, 2017 / 7:21 am

      Me too, Heather!

      much love,
      shan

  8. November 6, 2017 / 10:15 am

    I don’t have the Hallmark channel and I am so bummed!!!!

    • Shan
      November 7, 2017 / 10:51 am

      Do you have a streaming device? There is a way to watch it without cable if so. Go to the top of my site and put ‘cable’ in the search box!

      much love,
      shan

  9. Samantha Leigh Kresz
    November 20, 2017 / 7:12 am

    Thanks for sharing. I am looking forward to watching some christmas movies soon.

  10. November 20, 2017 / 9:54 am

    I am so bummed we don’t have the Hallmark channel and am missing out on all these movies!

    • Shan
      November 20, 2017 / 10:29 am

      Do you have a streaming device for the TV, Sarah?

  11. November 20, 2017 / 1:52 pm

    This looks like some great lineups for upcoming movies. I wish I had Hallmark channel.

  12. leah
    November 21, 2017 / 10:11 am

    Than ks for this! We love our Christmas movies so much!

  13. November 27, 2017 / 7:22 am

    Hallmark movies during the Holidays are the main reason I miss having a television. Great lineup!

  14. November 27, 2017 / 11:21 am

    So many movies! I love the Hallmark channel this time of the year!

  15. Jessica bradshaw
    November 29, 2017 / 3:55 pm

    Gosh I miss the Hallmark channel. I will have to look up all of these and watch them. Its my favorite time of year!

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