Christmas Comes Early! Your Guide to Every New Holiday Movie Airing Between June and December 2024

It’s never too early to get in the holiday spirit.

Netflix, Hallmark Channel, Great American Family and Lifetime have already announced several original Christmas movies on tap for 2024 — including a handful of films premiering as early as this summer.

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Beginning Saturday, June 29 and extending through Wednesday, Dec. 25, all of your favorite basic cable networks and streaming services are serving up yuletide cheer, and TVLine is compiling a comprehensive list to help you keep track of every festive flick.

Scroll down to browse our extensive guide — which is broken down by network and airdate — then hit the comments with your reactions to this year’s growing slate. Additional titles will be added as they’re confirmed.




🎄 Aurora Christmas
Premiere Date: TBA
Cast: Jill Wagner, Jesse Hutch, Lauren Holly, Bruce Boxleitner
Premise: Erin (Wagner) joins her dad Doug (Boxleitner) for a Christmas in the family’s former hometown of Aurora on a mission that is part business – selling the family home – and major bucket list item for Erin to see the Aurora Borealis light up the Northern sky. Realtor Lori (Holly) and family friend and local tour guide Trevor (Hutch) create a Christmas inspired at every turn by faith, love, and hope, so much so that Christmas bells hung over decades in a forest grove ring an unbroken song, a harbinger of miracles to come.

🎄 A Christmas Less Traveled
Premiere Date: TBA
Cast: Candace Cameron Bure, Eric Johnson
Premise: The Dine and Dash Diner has a stack of mounting unpaid bills, forcing its owner, Desi (Bure), to sell her beloved, mint condition, cherry red 1964 Ford F-100, a gift from her deceased father. As Desi visits the vintage truck one last time, she discovers a recorded message from her dad on an old audio cassette. Desi’s dad’s voice sends her and ‘Old Red’ out to retrace her family’s most memorable moments one last time. Just as the journey begins, Desi meets Greyson (Johnson) who offers her a generous payment in exchange for a ride to ‘close the most important deal’ of his life. Little do Desi and Greyson realize the less traveled road will reveal more about each of them than they could have ever known.

🎄 Love at the Kettle
Premiere Date: TBA
Cast: Carlos PenaVega, Alexa PenaVega
Premise: Up-and-coming singer songwriter Bella Harlan (Alexa PenaVega) comes home for Christmas and enlists her high-school songwriting partner Jack Grayton (Carlos PenaVega) to craft a song to win back her rockstar boyfriend by Christmas. As the two reunite for the first time in a decade, they embark on a Christmas journey down memory lane, and soon realize true love may be closer than they thought. The heart of the movie centers on Jack’s role with The Salvation Army, and Bella soon finds herself inspired by his devotion and passion to a life of doing the most good. Filled with charming original music and its share of twists and turns, Love at the Kettle demonstrates the importance of never losing sight of the ones who matter the most.

🎄 My Grown-Up Christmas Wish
Premiere Date: TBA
Cast: Mario Lopez, Courtney Lopez
Premise: Mayor Brian Ortega (Mario Lopez) is beloved in the idyllic community of Long Grove. While decorating for Christmas with the residents, Brian discovers his childhood Christmas wish list which magically begins to come true, reminding Brian about the spirit and joy of the holiday. Returning to town for Christmas is Brian’s childhood friend Nina Meyers (Courtney Lopez), and soon a connection becomes undeniable as she helps Brian face a new challenge for the town. As Brian’s wishes come true, he inspires the town to showcase its warm culture and values in order to stop the modern world from stifling the charm and heart of Long Grove.

🎄 A Royal Christmas Ball
Premiere Date: TBA
Cast: Danica McKellar, Oliver Rice
Premise: Chelsea Jones (McKellar) is a dance instructor and studio owner in Chicago who inspires kids to find themselves through dance. Just before Christmas, Chelsea discovers a photo she’s never seen before. Chelsea thinks the young woman is her birth mother who passed away when she was only five years old. The woman is in a wedding dress tugging on the hand of a man wearing a wedding ring, but that is all that can be seen of the man Chelsea believes may be her father. The photo’s handwritten inscription reads, “Our place, Havenshire, December 23, 1984.” With only the internet, a plane ticket, and lifelong determination to go on, Chelsea now has four days in Havenshire to solve the mystery of her birth family. Along the way, she’ll have to sneak into a castle, teach a stubborn Prince how to dance, and be in just the right place on Christmas Eve when the bells toll.

🎄 A Vintage Christmas
Premiere Date: TBA
Cast: Merritt Patterson, Christopher Russell
Premise: In A Vintage Christmas, Tessa (Patterson) is a dedicated historian and preservationist in her hometown of Oak Creek, an old-fashioned and passionate protector of the nostalgic. Sparks fly when a business developer, Noah (Russell) arrives in Oak Creek with plans to tear down an abandoned Post Office and replace it with a sleek, modern office complex. There are internal and external struggles among many in the community to arrive at a solution that serves the greater good for all concerned. As the clock ticks toward Christmas, the race to settle the dispute through concessions and compromise is on.



🎄 Falling Like Snowflakes
Premiere Date: Saturday, June 29 at 8/7c
Cast: Rebecca Dalton, Marcus Rosner 
Premise: A photographer (Dalton), determined to complete her exhibit by capturing a rare photo of a 12-sided snowflake, enlists the help of a childhood friend (Rosner) and they go on a mission they’ll never forget.

🎄 Three Wise Men and a Baby (Extended Cut) — new to Hallmark Channel
Premiere Date: Saturday, July 6 at 8/7c
Cast: Paul Campbell, Tyler Hynes, Andrew Walker, Margaret Colin
Premise: Three brothers (Campbell, Hynes, Walker) get the surprise of their lives when they are forced to work together to care for a baby over the holidays.

🎄 Rescuing Christmas — new to Hallmark Channel
Premiere Date: Saturday, July 13 at 8/7c
Cast: Rachael Leigh Cook, Sam Page 
Premise: Erin (Cook) is granted three Christmas wishes – with her final wish being that Christmas would just disappear. And to her bewilderment, it does!  Can potential suitor Sam (Page) help her bring back Christmas?

🎄 A Very Vermont Christmas
Premiere Date: Saturday, July 20 at 8/7c
Cast: Katie Leclerc, Ryan McPartlin 
Premise: A local champion skier (Leclerc) and Vermont brew master (McPartlin) teams up with an unlikely match to create a seasonal microbrew, in order to save her family’s business by Christmas.

🎄 An Ice Palace Romance — new to Hallmark Channel
Premiere Date: Saturday, July 27 at 8/7c
Cast: Celeste Desjardins, Marcus Rosner
Premise: A journalist (Desjardins) faces old fears when she returns to her hometown ice rink to cover a story.  With the help of the owner (Rosner) and his young daughter, she begins to reevaluate her life’s purpose.

🎄 The Christmas Quest
Premiere Date: TBA
Cast: Lacey Chabert, Kristoffer Polaha
Premise: An archeologist (Chabert) and her ex-husband (Polaha), an expert in ancient Norse languages, are sent to Iceland at Christmastime to search for a legendary treasure. When others join in the hunt, the pair find themselves swept into a thrilling adventure as they race to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.

🎄 The Finnish Line
Premiere Date: TBA
Cast: Kim Matula, Beau Mirchoff, Nichole Sakura, Páll Sigþór Pálsson
Premise: Inspired by her father’s acclaimed legacy in dog sled racing, Anya (Matula) decides to follow in his footsteps. After his passing, she heads to Finland to participate in the 40th annual Joulurauha race, her father’s final race where he fell short of the victory. Following an injury to her lead dog during the qualifying race, Anya finds herself partnered with a new canine companion owned by journalist and former racer Cole (Mirchoff), who aims to pen a story about her journey. Struggling to build trust with her new dog and facing her father’s rival, Monty (Pálsson), Anya must navigate many challenges as she strives to win the race.

🎄 Santa Tell Me
Premiere Date: TBA
Cast: Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing
Premise: The film reunites fan-favorites Krakow and Lissing from Hallmark’s longest-running series, When Calls the Heart (which was recently renewed for Season 12).

🎄 Three Wiser Men and a Boy
Premiere Date: TBA
Cast: Paul Campbell, Tyler Hynes, Andrew Walker, Margaret Colin, Miles Marthaller
Premise: The sequel begins five years later, with the Brenner brothers preparing for another memorable Christmas. In a crazy turn of events, possibly brought on accidentally by the brothers themselves, the director of Luke’s (Walker) son Thomas’ (Marthaller) school holiday musical steps down. Luke is desperate to make his son’s stage dreams come true, so he enlists the help of his brothers Taylor (Hynes) and Stephan (Campbell). Meanwhile, the trio navigates meeting their mom Barbara’s (Colin) new boyfriend and the brothers grapple with their own feelings about this relationship. In true Brenner brother fashion, they are all in for a Christmas they will never forget.



🎄 Operation Nutcracker
Release Date: Monday, July 1
Cast: Ashley Newbrough, Christopher Russell
Premise: When an antique nutcracker set to be auctioned at the Warby family Christmas charity goes missing, a demanding event planner (Newbrough) and the heir to the Warby dynasty (Russell) try to track it down.



🎄 The Holiday Junkie
Release Date: TBA
Cast: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Brian Hallisay
Premise: It follows the decorating and planning service company run by Andie (Hewitt) and her mother Mimi. After Mimi passes away, Andie is forced to face her first Christmas without her mother and carry The Holiday Junkie torch on her own. Despite the challenges, Andie may also find some love at Christmas along the way!



🎄 Hot Frosty
Release Date: TBA
Cast: Lacey Chabert, Dustin Milligan, Craig Robinson, Joe Lo Truglio, Katy Mixon, Lauren Holly, Chrishell Stause
Premise: Two years after losing her husband, Cathy magically brings a handsome snowman to life! Through his naïveté, the snowman helps Cathy to laugh, feel and love again, as the two fall for each other just in time for the holidays… and before he melts.

🎄 Meet Me Next Christmas
Release Date: TBA
Cast: Christina Millian, Mitch Grassi, Scott Hoying, Kirstin Maldonado, Kevin Olusola Matt Sallee, Kofi Siriboe, Kalen Allen
Premise: The film follows the yuletide journey of Layla, a woman whose pursuit of a fairy-tale romance with the man of her dreams leads her on a race against time to secure tickets to New York City’s hottest gig: the sold out Pentatonix Christmas Eve Concert.

🎄 Our Little Secret
Release Date: TBA
Cast: Lindsay Lohan, Kristin Chenoweth, Ian Harding, Jon Rudnitsky, Chris Parnell, Tim Meadows, Dan Bucatinsky, Henry Czerny, Katie Baker, Ash Santos, Jake Brennan, Brian Unger
Premise: Two resentful exes are forced to spend Christmas under the same roof after discovering that their current partners are siblings.

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