LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida – The “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade” airs on Christmas Day, December 25, 2019, on ABC and on the ABC app.
Presented from Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Resort in California, the show features the Christmas Day Parade down Main Street U.S.A., heartwarming stories and amazing celebrity performances.
ABC broadcast times are 10 a.m.–12 p.m. EST, 9-11 a.m. CST/MST/PST; airtimes vary, so be sure to check local ABC channel listings.
Disney’s annual Christmas celebration airs Christmas morning on ABC hosted by artist Matthew Morrison, singer-songwriter and TV host Emma Bunton, and TV host Jesse Palmer.
Joining as co-hosts are ABC’s “black-ish” star Marsai Martin with Hollywood Records Artist and Disney’s “The Lion King” star JD McCrary, who voiced young Simba in the live-action film.
Among the exclusive Disney Parks sneak peeks planned for this special are Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida in spring 2020 and Disneyland Park in California in the future, plus Avengers Campus coming to Disney California Adventure Park in California in 2020.
Viewers will also get a special look at “the most magical flight on earth”: the newly opened Disney Skyliner gondola system, connecting Walt Disney World Resort guests to two Disney theme parks and four resorts, including the new Disney’s Riviera Resort.
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Sting performs “Soul Cake” off his platinum-selling album “If On A Winter’s Night…”
Reggae star Shaggy sings his new Caribbean-flavored original song “Christmas with Friends.”
Three-time GRAMMY Award-winning a cappella group Pentatonix performs “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.”
International pop star Ally Brooke performs “Christmas Through Your Eyes.”
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Singers Ingrid Michaelson and Grace VanderWaal sing “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.”
Grammy award-winning rock band Portugal. The Man performs “White Christmas” and “Feel it Still.”
The cast of the new Disney+ original “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” performs a high-energy medley.