Merry Christmas! Here’s What Will Be on The Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade Today!

Merry Christmas! We hope you are having a fantastic day and are spending time with those you love celebrating however you celebrate. Today at 10 a.m. ET and 9 a.m. CT/PT Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade on ABC!

The festive celebrations from Disneyland and Walt Disney World will be shown during this special celebration. This will include some musical performances, magical moments, and even a behind-the-scenes look at Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Disney Wish. This year’s celebration will be extra special as it coincides with Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary celebration.

During the show, comedian Kevin Nealon will be playing the role of KEVIN WINTERBEAN. In this role, it is his job to answer any Christmas-related questions that could arise. He will be featured throughout the Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade as the Christmas Day Guy. 

The hosts for the Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade are again Derek and Julianne Hough. They will be broadcasting from Walt Disney World Resort. They will also be joined by Trevor Jackson (“grown-ish”) and Sherry Cola (“Good Trouble”) from the Disneyland Resort.

Throughout the program, they will be joined by multiple musical guests. This includes:

  • Derek Hough and Julianne Hough – “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree”
  • Jimmie Allen – “White Christmas”
  • Kristin Chenoweth – “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” 
  • Chance the Rapper – “Who’s to Say”
  • Darren Criss – “Christmas Dance”
  • Meg Donnelly – “Jingle Bell Rock”
  • Brett Eldredge – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
  • Norah Jones – “Run Rudolph Run”
  • Pentatonix – “I Saw Three Ships”
  • Gwen Stefani – “Cheer for the Elves”

What are you most excited about for the Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below! Merry Christmas!

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