Laughing Place Presents: “Kickoff to Christmas”

“It’s beginning to look a lot like (Kickoff to) Christmas!” Yes, folks that wonderfully fun season is once again upon us as Freeform gears up for another month of holiday programming. The network has announced their official 25 Days of Christmas lineup which starts on December 1.

In the meantime, we’re joining Freeform in their Kickoff to Christmas by sharing with you holiday articles, reviews, and plenty of other content to put you in the spirit of the season. So grab your favorite wintry beverage (anyone for hot chocolate with marshmallows?) and scroll along with us!

November 30, 2019: Disney Fan Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Don’t know what to get the Disney fan in your life? We’ve got a few ideas with our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! Whether your Disney friends are fans of the Parks, Movies, or National Geographic, you can’t go wrong with these fun suggestions.

November 29, 2019: Christmas Season Arrives at Disneyland Paris

Mike takes us on a stunning visual tour through Disneyland Paris Resort where winter magic is in full swing! From a festive tree lighting ceremony to dazzling castle shows, you’ll love every moment of the holiday season at Disneyland Paris!

November 28, 2019: Black Friday Doorbuster Deals: World of Disney Stores at Disney Springs, Downtown Disney

Visiting the Disney Resorts tomorrow? You’re in luck, as the World of Disney Stores will open early and offer some fantastic discounts on adorable holiday accessories.

November 27, 2019: Disney+ Subscription Cards Now Available at Disney Stores, Disney Parks Locations

Yay! You can now gift an entire year of Disney+ to your friends or family members who need it most. This brand new offering arrived on Monday and makes it possible for fans to share Disney magic with anyone! Here’s a little secret: Disney+ is so convenient and customizable, you can take care of the whole family with one gift.


November 26, 2019: TV Review: Wrap Battle

Christmas has arrived early with this new competition show from Freeform. Ribbons will tangle, confetti will fly, wrapping paper will tear… you just have to check out this new series that Alex says, “makes for some absolutely riveting TV.”

November 25, 2019: New Film Clip and Special Look at The Rise of Skywalker

With the premiere growing ever closer, Lucasfilm shared a new Special Look clip at the making of the film and the legacy of Star Wars.

November 24, 2019: Video – Living with the Land: Merry and Bright Nights

Epcot is adding a little more holiday magic to the park with lovely light decorations throughout Living with the Land. Take in the colorful display during the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays.

November 23, 2019: TV Movie Review: Turkey Drop (Freeform)

This brand new Thanksgiving movie has Lucy (Olivia Holt) fearing that her long distance boyfriend is going to “turkey drop” aka dump her over the holiday break. Does this new original movie hold up to the season? Find out in Alex’s review.

November 22, 2019: Elsa and Anna Debut New Frozen 2 Costumes at Epcot

Now that Frozen 2 has arrived in theaters, both sisters have donned beautiful new outfits from the film. Guests can view the wardrobe update for the Anna and Elsa meet and greet at Epcot! Be warned though, these looks contain a few spoilers.  

November 21, 2019: Frozen Stories from Google Assistant Speakers + Frozen 2 Official Movie Magazine

Not only is Google Home or Nest Mini a great option for those on your gift list (wink, wink) but you can now enjoy an impressive collection of Frozen stories told by the film’s characters! And if that still isn’t enough Frozen for you, the new Official Movie Magazine is now available at mass retailers and includes puzzles, games, activities, and a bonus Wind Ribbon!

November 20, 2019: Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World

Looking for a great way to ring in the New Year? Walt Disney World offers spectacular celebrations for guests of all ages. Reservations are available now and will go quickly.

November 19, 2019: Disney Resorts to Host Family Volunteer Day Projects and Special Events

Disney is inviting guests to help spread love and kindness this weekend during Family Volunteer Day. Both Disneyland and Walt Disney World are hosting special events open to all guests.

November 18, 2019: Soundtrack Review: Frozen 2 

Alex reviews the new music from Disney’s Frozen 2, but he warns that if you want to be surprised by the soundtrack, wait until seeing the movie before giving it a listen.

November 17, 2019: A D23 Q&A with the Cast of Frozen II

Bill recaps a very special D23 event featuring Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, and Josh Gad as they discuss their brand new film.

November 16, 2019: shopDisney|Disney store Announce Black Friday Deals, New Holiday Collectibles

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s time to start preparing shopping lists, booking marking web pages and strategizing for Black Friday (November 29)! Here are few of shopDisney’s deals and popular gift ideas.

November 15, 2019: Holiday Snowflakes at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Feature More Magic Than Meets the Eye

The holiday season is in full swing at Walt Disney World and the decorations at Disney’s Animal Kingdom feature a little extra magic this year.

November 14, 2019: Movie Review: Frozen 2 

Kyle reviews the second chapter in Elsa’s and Anna’s story and shares how the film delivers beauty, humor, and some surprising emotion.

November 13, 2019: Mickey’s Happy Holidays Show at Disney California Adventure

Mickey Mouse and friends dance and sing to a peppy new holiday tune along the parade route at DCA as part of the “Holidays Begin Here” celebration.

November 12, 2019: Disney+ Watchlist and Noelle Review

Want to stay current with new shows on Disney+? We’ve got a watchlist of important shows and movies so you don’t miss the good stuff. Speaking of movies, the new holiday flick Noelle is streaming now! Find out if this film makes the naughty or nice list in Mack’s review.

November 11, 2019: Take a Stroll Through the Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail

Winter has arrived at Disney Springs and guests can get into the holiday spirit with a visit to the Christmas Tree Trail. This free offering features more than a dozen trees themed to Disney movies, parks and characters!

November 10, 2019: A Frozen Holiday Wish Castle Lighting

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party returns to Magic Kingdom! Enjoy this enchanting castle lighting ceremony featuring Elsa, Anna, and Olaf.

November 9, 2019: Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party 2019 at Disney California Adventure

¡Viva Navidad! Returns to DCA as part of the seasonal Festival of Holidays. Join Donald Duck and the Three Caballeros for this lively street party!

November 8, 2019: New Holiday Entertainment and Decor at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Festive decorations and delightful live-size puppets add a magical touch to Animal Kingdom’s winter celebration.

November 7, 2019: Toy Review: Frozen 2 Fan Fest Roundup from Hasbro

You can never have too many Frozen toys, and Hasbro has an entire toy box worth of new items for every fan. Alex unboxes the latest collection.

November 6, 2019: Disney Parks Wishables Merry Christmas Series

Ho ho ho! Happy Wishables Wednesday! The latest wave of characters to join the collection are inspired by classic holiday favorites.


November 5, 2019: Spirited Away with Elsa: The Elemental Spirits of Frozen 2

Alex gives us a behind the scenes look at Frozen 2 and elemental spirits that Elsa encounters on her journey “into the unknown.”

November 4, 2019: Christmas Tree Trail at Disney Springs

The Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail returns for another year of delightful decorations. The fun begins on November 8th and runs through January 5th, 2020.

November 3, 2019: Magic Kingdom Decorations and Jingle Cruise

The holidays have arrived at Walt Disney World! From the lovely decor along Main Street U.S.A. to the return of the Jingle Cruise overlay, there’s plenty of Christmas fun happening at the Parks.

November 2, 2019: Contest: Muppet Christmas Carol – The Illustrated Holiday Classic

You can’t celebrate the holidays without the Muppets! We are hosting a sweepstakes for Insight Edition’s Illustrated Muppet Christmas Carol book. Enter today for your chance to win!

November 1, 2019: Marvel Gift Guide

Even if you’re not a Marvel fan, chances are someone on your holiday shopping list loves super heroes. Browse these 21 epic gifts that even Thanos would appreciate!

You can find the full Kickoff to Christmas lineup on Freeform’s website or right here on Laughing Place. Happy Holidays!