Here’s a Sneak Peek at Hallmark’s 2021 Christmas in July Movie Marathon
Hallmark's Christmas in July marathon is finally here! Take a peek at what we're watching this year.
Summer is here! And while we can’t wait for backyard BBQs and time spent at the pool, there’s another seasonal tradition on our radar: Hallmark’s Christmas in July movie marathon. Here’s the scoop for 2021.
What Is Hallmark’s Christmas in July?
Every summer, Hallmark treats its fans to a lengthy movie marathon packed with Christmas classics. This year, in addition to re-runs, they’re premiering a brand new movie, too!
The event also coincides with the Ornament Premiere in Hallmark stores and online. Shoppers can fill their carts with new keepsakes for the holiday season.
How Long Does Hallmark Christmas in July Last?
You’ll be able to enjoy holiday flicks all month long! The fun gets started on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel, running from Friday, June 25 through Thursday, July 8. Then, Hallmark Channel takes over and will be showing your Christmas favorites from Friday, July 9 through Saturday, July 31. Phew! If you need a reason to clear some space on your DVR, this is it!
Can’t wait? Learn how to watch Hallmark Christmas movies all year long.
Hallmark Christmas in July Schedule Highlights
It’s time to mark your calendars, Hallmark fans. These are the movies and theme nights we can’t wait to watch.
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Monday, June 28: Blake Shelton Night
While he’s best known for his country music, Blake Shelton is also the executive producer of this holiday trio:
- Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas
- Time for You to Come Home for Christmas
- Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas
Friday, July 2: Holiday Jam Session
Everyone has a favorite Christmas carousel! Enjoy films packed with festive tunes, including:
- Our Christmas Love Song
- The Christmas Bow
- Christmas at Graceland
Saturday, July 3: Salute to Christmas
On the eve of the 4th of July, enjoy a fitting tribute to the men and women who serve our country, including these picks:
- The Christmas Doctor
- USS Christmas
- Deliver by Christmas
Sunday, July 4: Family on the 4th!
Celebrate those nearest and dearest to your heart—today and on every holiday—with family-forward films, including:
- A Blue Ridge Mountain Christmas
- Holly & Ivy
- The Christmas Ring
Saturday, July 10 – Sunday, July 11: 2020 Movie Marathon
Enjoy some of your favorite films from 2020. Plus, catch Crashing Through the Snow on Saturday night—a brand new movie starring Amy Acker and Warren Christie.
Sunday, July 18: Soap Sunday
Bring on the holiday drama! Films featuring your favorite soap stars will air throughout the day and night.
Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, July 25: Countdown to Christmas Greatest Hits
There are so many fun Hallmark holiday movies, it’s hard to pick a favorite! Catch some of the greatest holiday hits during this weekend marathon, including:
- Crown for Christmas
- The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
- Christmas Under Wraps
- The Nine Lives of Christmas
How to Make It Merry
While there’s nothing wrong with curling up on the couch with a big bowl of popcorn, we have ways to take your movie-viewing to the next level:
- Host a Christmas in July party. Our in-depth guide covers everything you need to know, from dinners plans to decor.
- Set out seasonal snacks. We’re big fans of these sweet treats inspired by your favorite Hallmark flicks and these Christmas in July cookies. Don’t forget the cocktails!
- View movies under the stars. Backyard movie night? You got it! Learn how to set up this magical experience for your friends and family. Bonus points if you pass around Christmas in July appetizers, too.
- Ready, set bake! Many Hallmark Christmas movies involve cookie decorating or gingerbread contests. Recreate the experience at home by hosting a cookie bake-off! Turn to our Christmas cookie recipe generator for ideas.
- Include festive decor. While it’s unlikely you’ll set up your tree (although no judgment if you do!), you can still enjoy festive, beach-themed Christmas decor all summer long.