Tune in to “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” on November November 30

It’s almost time for the most Magical Holiday Celebration on TV. “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” will air on ABC November 30, 9-11p.m. ET and you won’t want to miss it.

Not only is the two-hour show packed with awesome performances by today’s top artists – BUT viewers will also get a sneak peek at the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Land, Toy Story Land AND get to “Glow at Home” with Made with Magic® 3.0 technology.

Holiday Performances

The two-hour event is hosted by Emmy® Award winner Julianne Hough and multiplatinum recording artist and television personality Nick Lachey, from the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort.

Julianne Hough and Nick Lachey pose with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse at Magic Kingdom Park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, while hosting "The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration,” an exciting two-hour ABC special from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disneyland Resort in California. The show premieres Thursday, November 30, 9–11p.m. ET, on The ABC Television Network. (Mark Ashman, photographer)

(Mark Ashman, photographer)

They join co-host, Jesse Palmer, to kick off the holiday season in a way only Disney an, showcasing incredible music performers, special appearances and some unforgettable Disney magic moments, including an extraordinary castle lighting spectacular from Disney Parks around the world – traveling the globe from Lake Buena Vista, Florida, and Anaheim, California, to Paris, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Colorful fanfare and stunning holiday lights envelop Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, during a taping for "The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration.” The exciting two-hour ABC special from Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort premieres Thursday, November 30, 9–11p.m. ET, on The ABC Television Network. (Todd Anderson, photographer)

Colorful fanfare and stunning holiday lights envelop Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom Park in Lake Buena Vista, FL.(Todd Anderson, photographer)

You will get to see performances by

  • Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel who will perform “When We’re Together” from the brand-new Walt Disney Animation Studios featurette, “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure.”
  • Emmy-nominated actress and singer Lea Michele and special guest Joey McIntyre who will sing the classic holiday duet, “Baby It’s Cold Outside.”
  • Multiplatinum powerhouse Jason Derulo who will perform “This Christmas.”
  • and more!
Award-winning actress and singer Lea Michele and New Kids on the Block singer Joey McIntyre sing the classic holiday duet “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” (Matt Petit, photographer)

Award-winning actress and singer Lea Michele and New Kids on the Block singer Joey McIntyre sing the classic holiday duet “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” (Matt Petit, photographer)

Sneak a Peek at new Lands

Viewers at home will also get A sneak peek at New Star Wars- and Toy Story-Themed Lands. Viewers will get a sneak peek at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, opening at both Disneyland Park in California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida in 2019.

StarWars Galaxy's Edge - Batuu

The new lands promise adventure on a galactic scale when guests steer the Millennium Falcon on a customized secret mission in one attraction and engage in a climactic battle between the First Order and the Resistance in another.

From the edge of the galaxy “to infinity and beyond,” viewers will discover Andy’s world in the new Toy Story Land to open next year at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The new family-friendly Slinky Dog Dash roller coaster and the Alien Swirling Saucers attraction will join the original Toy Story Midway Mania! attraction to give Woody, Buzz and Andy’s entire toy collection a backyard play land scaled to render park guests seemingly toy-sized.

Glow at Home

For the first time, viewers will be able to “Glow at Home” during select performances in the holiday special, thanks to the brand new “Made with Magic® 3.0: Connected Ear Hat” and the Shop Disney Parks app.

Leveraging Bluetooth® technology, the Shop Disney Parks app enables viewers wearing the new 3.0 edition ear hats at home to sync with the ABC holiday special playing on the viewers’ TVs or other devices. Viewers will feel like they are part of the show.

The app also has a remote-control feature to adjust the ear colors and speed of the strobe – a brand-new feature for the Made with Magic® Ear Hats.

If viewers at home don’t have the special edition ear hats, not to worry. The Shop Disney Parks app will allow them to enjoy a second screen experience as their mobile phone comes alive, mirroring the spectacle on-screen during select performances. The Made with Magic® 3.0: Connected Ear Hat and the interactive ear hat remote control feature on the Shop Disney Parks app are available now.

About Dawn

Dawn is a social influencer and has been writing about her nerdy side since 2004. She enjoys writing about Entertainment, Travel, Disney, Star Wars and life with two little girls. Her advice is to keep on dreaming, do what you love and life will lead you a path to your happiness. Dawn also writes for 5 Minutes for Mom.

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