Ho, ho, ho! Merry 25 Days of Christmas! Freeform’s annual holiday programming block is back with 25 days full of original movies and specials, Christmas classics, and more. Freeform Santa has returned to get fans in the spirit and to help count down to the big day, and guess what? We’re joining in the fun too!

Each day we’ll share a new post, gift guide, review or photo tour related to the winter holidays and it’s going to be magical! Everyone is invited to celebrate with us, even you Scrooges and Grinches out there! After all, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.

Day 25 of Christmas – December 25, 2019: Disneyland’s “Let It Glow”

Mike talks with designer Jeff Maloney about creating the new holiday decorations at Downtown Disney.

Photo by Deen van Meer

Photo by Deen van Meer

Day 24 of Christmas – December 24, 2019: Cast of Disney’s Frozen to Perform in the Rose Parade

That’s right, the cast of the national tour of Frozen will be performing “For the First Time in Forever” mid-parade!

Day 23 of Christmas – December 23, 2019: Laughing Place Celebrates Festivus!

It’s time for the annual Airing of Grievances, Feats of Strength, and even a few Festivus miracles all surrounding the Walt Disney Company!

Day 22 of Christmas – December 22, 2019:

The final soundtrack to the final film in the final chapter of the Skywalker Saga is here! Alex reviews the sweeping score by the legendary and iconic composer John Williams.

Day 21 of Christmas – December 21, 2019: Interview Ericson Core and Kim Zubick on Disney+’s Togo

The filmmakers of Togo give us the scoop on the making of this movie, artistic choices, and working with the adorable (and smart) dogs.

Day 20 of Christmas – December 20, 2019: TV Review: A Christmas Carol (FX)

Last night, Freeform’s new sibling network, FX debuted their dark retelling of the beloved Dickens holiday classic. Mack reviews the television event that stars Guy Pearce and Andy Serkis.

Day 19 of Christmas – December 19, 2019: Toy Review: Star Wars x Barbie Signature Doll Collection

Are you as excited about Star Wars as we are? As this specific saga comes to a close, Alex reviews Mattel’s Barbie Signature collection that honors the movie that started it all.

Day 18 of Christmas – December 18, 2019: “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade”

The magic of Christmas at the Disney Parks is coming right to you at home! ABC will broadcast the wonderfully wintry special on the morning of December 25th and will feature sneak peeks and inside looks at everything Disney!

Day 17 of Christmas – December 17, 2019: Recap: Disneyland Paris Annual Pass Spectacular Soirée

We report on this fun event that took us back through time to celebrate all of the exciting festivals hosted at the prettiest castle park!

Day 16 of Christmas – December 16, 2019: Film Review: Spies in Disguise (Blue Sky Animation)

Super spy Lance Sterling’s identity has been stolen and now he’s wanted for treason. Needing to lay low and blend in, he’s forced to team up with tech savvy Walter who turns Sterling into a pigeon! Mike reviews this new family action comedy that hits theaters on December 25, 2019.

Day 15 of Christmas – December 15, 2019: Toy Review: Star Wars x Barbie Signature Doll Collection

Alex reviews the first wave of Barbie Signature Gold Label dolls styled after characters from the original film, Star Wars: A New Hope.

Day 14 of Christmas – December 14, 2019: Holiday PhotoPass Opportunities Available at Walt Disney World

Visiting the parks for the winter holiday? Grab your friends and family and be sure to check out the fun and festive PhotoPass options available all throughout WDW!

Day 13 of Christmas – December 13, 2019: Disney Cruise Line Exclusive Holiday Merchandise

The Disney Parks Blog revealed a new collection of holiday-themed merchandise is now available on the Disney Cruise Line including a spirit jersey, Mickey Mouse sweatshirt and so much more!

Day 12 of Christmas – December 12, 2019: Cast Members Donate Nearly 30,000 Toys to Toys for Tots

‘Tis the season to spread some holiday cheer and Walt Disney World Cast Members have done just that by donating toys to Toys for Tots. Get involved: Disney will donate $1 to Toys for Tots for every new, unwrapped toy donated at a Disney store in the U.S. or online through shopDisney.com  

Day 11 of Christmas – December 11, 2019: Star Wars Capsule Collections

Still looking for gifts for the Star Wars fans on your shopping list? Several brands have released Star Wars Capsule Collections that celebrate the entire Skywalker saga.

Day 10 of Christmas – December 10, 2019: The Edison at Disney Springs Offers 5 Winter Wonderland Cocktails for December

Mack samples and reviews five new special Winter Wonderland-inspired cocktails that will help you get into the holiday “spirit.”

Day 9 of Christmas – December 9, 2019: Disney+ Watch Guide Countdown to Christmas

As the holiday fast approaches we’re counting down to the big day with some beloved Disney classics that are streaming now on Disney+. First up, Babes in Toyland. 

Day 8 of Christmas – December 8, 2019: Knott’s Merry Farm Returns with a New Show and Heaps of Holiday Cheer!

Good grief! The holiday season is already in full swing in Southern California and Knott’s Berry Farm has been transformed into Knott’s Merry Farm. On top of the lights and decorations Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the Peanuts gang are also spreading holiday cheer.

Day 7 of Christmas – December 7, 2019: Holidays Return to Universal Studios Hollywood

Today we visit Universal Studios for Grinchmas—including an interview with the Grinch—and Christmas at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Day 6 of Christmas – December 6, 2019: Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Brick lovers of all ages (but mostly the younger set) will truly appreciate how the holidays have snapped to life at this central Florida resort. Jeremiah shares pictures and video of the seasonal decorations.

Day 5 of Christmas – December 5, 2019: shopDisney’s 12 Days of Magical Deals

Over the next 12 days, shopDisney is offering new deals and specials, so you can complete your shopping list and share Disney with your friends and family.

Day 4 of Christmas – December 4, 2019: Holidays at SeaWorld San Diego

Mike explores the winter wonderland at SeaWorld. From live shows to dazzling lights, guests will delight in the seasonal offerings at available now at the park!

Day 3 of Christmas – December 3, 2019: Movie Review: Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas

Read what Alex has to say about Freeform’s newest original holiday movie about a young dead woman who has to learn the meaning of her life in order to move on.

Cinnamon-Apple Lunch Box Tart from Woody’s Lunch Box for Holidays 2019 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Cinnamon-Apple Lunch Box Tart from Woody’s Lunch Box for Holidays 2019 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Day 2 of Christmas – December 2, 2019: Disney’s Hollywood Studios Holiday Foodie Guide

It’s a new season for goodies at Walt Disney World and Disney’s Hollywood Studios has plenty of sweet snacks and popcorn buckets to celebrate the holiday.

Day 1 of Christmas – December 1, 2019: Why “A Very Merrytime Cruise” is Perfect Even a Scrooge or Grinch

Jeremiah shares his recent experience aboard the Disney Dream for the Very Merrytime Cruise and why it’s a great option for Disney fans and holiday lovers of any age.


You can find the full 25 Days of Christmas lineup on Freeform’s website or right here on Laughing Place. Happy Holidays!

 
 

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