Hallmark Is Premiering 41 All-New Christmas Movies in 2021—Here’s What We Know So Far

There will be new Hallmark Christmas movies on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, starting October 22!

I know the leaves are barely turning, but it feels like my favorite time of year is already here. Yes, I know the Starbucks fall menu is still in full swing, but Christmas is just around the corner, and I’m ready to toss aside my PSL for a creamy hot chocolate.

To make this season even sweeter, the Hallmark Channel just announced the first part of its Christmas schedule! You can count down to the big day with 41 new movies, starting on October 22. The whole list hasn’t been released quite yet, but everything we know is below.

Hallmark Christmas Movies We Know About—So Far

Stock up on your holiday treats—you’re gonna need ’em. The new movies come out on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights for Hallmark Channel’s “Countdown to Christmas” at 8 p.m. ET/ PT, with Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ “Miracles of Christmas” following at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Saturday nights. And yes, all your favorite stars like Candace Cameron Bure, Lacey Chabert, Danica McKellar and Tamera Mowry-Housley will make an appearance.

1. You, Me & the Christmas Tree

Premieres: Friday, October 22 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Danica McKellar, Benjamin Ayres and Jason Hervey
Description: Olivia (McKellar) is Connecticut’s resident expert on evergreens who agrees to help Jack (Ayres), a fourth-generation Christmas tree farmer after a mysterious illness strikes their firs. As Olivia tries to get to the root of the problem and extends her stay in town, a budding romance develops between them.

2. Boyfriends of Christmas Past

Premieres: Saturday, October 23 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Catherine Haena Kim, Raymond Aback and Paul Sun-Hyung Lee
Description: With the holidays on the way, marketing exec Lauren (Kim) is visited by the ghosts of four ex-boyfriends—who make her realize the true meaning of the season.

3. Christmas In My Heart

Premieres: Saturday, October 23 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Heather Hemmens, Luke Macfarlane and Sheryl Lee Ralph
Description: Concert violinist Beth (Hemmens) is hired to tutor the daughter of reclusive country star Sean (Macfarlane), but learns that he’s the one who really needs to learn about music and matters of the heart.

4. The Santa Stakeout

Premieres: Sunday, October 24 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Tamera Mowry-Housley, Paul Campbell and Joe Pantoliano
Description: Police detectives Tanya (Mowry-Houseley) and Ryan (Campbell) team up and pose as a married couple to solve a string of mysterious heists—and learn their case might not be the only unresolved thing around.

5. Christmas in Harmony

Premieres: Friday, October 29 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Ashleigh Murray, Luke James, Loretta Devine, Michelle Williams and Basil Wallace
Description: Harmony (Murray) finds herself performing for the Harmony Chorus, a show directed by her ex-boyfriend. Will their musical bond rekindle the flame over the holidays?

6. Coyote Creek Christmas

Premieres: Saturday, October 30 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Janel Parrish and Ryan Paevey
Description: A “Christmas Around the World” gives two people returning to their hometown the greatest gift of all—a shot at love.

7. The Christmas Promise

Premieres: Saturday, October 30 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Torrey DeVitto, Dylan Bruce, Patrick Duffy and Greyston Holt
Description: Nicole (DeVitto) has just lost the love of her life, and is now faced with an impossible task—renovating the home that was meant for her and late fiancee.

8. Christmas Sail

Premieres: Sunday, October 31 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Katee Sackhoff, Patrick Sabongui and Terry O’Quinn
Description: Liz (Sackhoff) returns home for Christmas to care for her estranged father, but is determined to make the most of it for her daughter.

9. Open by Christmas

Premieres: Friday, November 5 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Alison Sweeney, Erica Durance and Brennan Elliott
Description: Nicky (Sweeney) finds an unopened Christmas card from a high school secret admirer and sets off on a mission with her best friend Simone (Durance) to untangle this holiday mystery.

10. Next Stop, Christmas

Premieres: Saturday, November 6 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Lyndsy Fonseca, Chandler Massey, Lea Thompson and Christopher Lloyd
Description: On her train ride home from Christmas, Angie (Fonseca) wonders what life would be like if she’d stayed with her ex-boyfriend, now a famous sportscaster. Upon arrival, she finds herself at Christmas 10 years in the past—and still with her dream guy.

11. Debbie Macomber’s A Mrs. Christmas Miracle

Premieres: Saturday, November 6 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Kaitlin Doubleday, Steve Lund and Caroline Rhea
Description: A struggling family receives a visit from Mrs. Miracle, who is determined to give them a Christmas to remember.

12. A Christmas Treasure

Premieres: Sunday, November 7 on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Jordin Sparks and Michael Xavier
Description: After finding a 100-year old time capsule and meeting a charming chef,  Lou (Sparks) begins to question if she’s ready to take the leap to move to New York for her career.

13. Christmas at Castle Heart

Premieres: TBD on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Lacey Chabert and Stuart Townsend
Description: Brooke (Chabert) goes to Ireland to discover her roots, but gets more than she bargains for in the form of a handsome Earl (Townsend) who mistakes her for an event planner and recruits her for his Christmas party.

14. The Christmas Contest

Premieres: TBD on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Candace Cameron Bure, John Brotherton and Barbara Niven
Description: Exes Lara (Bure) and Ben (Brotherton) face off in a Christmas competition, but will they win more than a contest?

15. The Christmas House 2: Deck Those Halls

Premieres: TBD on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Robert Buckley, Ana Ayora and Jonathan Bennett
Description: The Mitchells are back, with Mike (Buckley) and Brandon (Bennett) facing off to see who can create the most magical Christmas house.

16. The Nine Kittens of Christmas

Premieres: TBD on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Brandon Routh, Kimberley Sustad and Gregory Harrison
Description: Cat lovers Zachary (Routh) and Marilee (Sustad) pair up to find a home for a litter of cute kittens, and find that they might just make the purr-fect team.

17. Sister Swap: A Hometown Holiday and Sister Swap: Christmas in the City

Premieres: TBD on Hallmark Channel at 8pm/7c
Starring: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Ashley Williams and Mark Deklin
Description: Swift sisters Jennifer and Meg are closer than ever, but find themselves switching cities to take on their own projects during the holidays. Thrown into new circumstances, they discover new perspectives on life, love and the true meaning of Christmas.

18. The Christmas Bond

Premieres: TBD on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries at 10pm/9c
Starring: Holly Robinson Peete, Lyriq Bent and Nik Sanchez
Description: A single mom realizes she needs to respect her autistic son’s need for freedom—no matter how much it scares her—and heals her own heart in the process.

We Can’t Wait for Christmas!

While the first Hallmark Christmas movies won’t drop until October, we’re already ready to break out our favorite holiday foods. Maybe you want to whip up your state’s Christmas recipe, or grab a bottle of Hallmark wine to accompany your movie-watching adventures. One thing’s for sure—with such a stellar lineup (and more to come) it’s bound to be a merry Christmas.

Don’t forget to download the Hallmark Channel schedule and the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries schedule so you don’t miss a single premiere!

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Amrita Thakkar
Amrita is an Assistant Digital Editor at Taste of Home. As a writer and amateur photographer, she often ends up applying these skills to her one great love: food. She can usually be found researching global cuisines, at the farmers market, doing yoga, or looking up new places to travel to.