ABC and Disney Parks Announce a Flurry of Stars and Magical Surprises for Holiday Specials
ABC and Disney Parks bring the magic of the holidays into our home this year with holiday specials hosted from Walt Disney World and Disneyland!
Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, and Ariana DeBose host “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration,” airing this Sunday, Nov. 28, 7-9 p.m. ET/PT. Then, Derek and Julianne return to host the “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade,” from Walt Disney World Resort, alongside Freeform’s Trevor Jackson (“grown-ish”) and Sherry Cola (“Good Trouble”) from the Disneyland Resort, Saturday, Dec. 25, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. ET/PT. Be sure to mark your calendars to watch on ABC and stream the next day on Hulu.
You will get plenty of holiday from both parks specials. There will be heartwarming moments and exclusive sneak peeks coming to Disney World. Make sure to keep an eye out for exclusive content for the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser thats opening at Disney world on March 1, 2022. Also, viewers will get a look onboard the all-new Disney Wish, and a special look at Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto” and Steven Spielberg’s new film “West Side Story.
There will be lots of holiday music as well! Take a look at the lineup:
Musical performances for “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” include:
- Julianne Hough and Ariana DeBose – “We Need a Little Christmas,” “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” and “Holiday” medley
- AFTR PRTY – “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” and “Winter Wonderland” medley
- Jimmie Allen – “Silent Night”
- Kristin Chenoweth – “(Everyone’s Waitin’ For) The Man with the Bag” and “Jingle Bell Rock” mash-up
- Darren Criss – “Happy Holidays / The Holiday Season” medley
- Brett Eldredge – “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”
- NEEDTOBREATHE and Switchfoot – “Hometown Christmas”
- Norah Jones – “Christmas Calling (Jolly Jones)” and “Blue Christmas” medley
- Gwen Stefani – “You Make It Feel Like Christmas” and “Jingle Bells”
- Sebastián Yatra – “Dos Oruguitas” from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” medley
In addition to the parade, musical performances for “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade” include the following:
- Derek Hough and Julianne Hough – “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town”
- Jimmie Allen – “White Christmas”
- Kristin Chenoweth – “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”
- Darren Criss – “Christmas Dance”
- Meg Donnelly – “Jingle Bell Rock”
- Brett Eldredge – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
- Norah Jones – “Run Rudolph Run”
- Pentatonix – “I Saw Three Ships”
- Gwen Stefani – “Cheer for the Elves”
What are you most excited to watch? Let us know in the comments!
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