Holiday filming for ABC specials to take place early November at Walt Disney World

Oct 11, 2017 in "Holidays at the Magic Kingdom"

Posted: Wednesday October 11, 2017 9:09am EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

Filming will take place early November 2017 for the upcoming ABC Holiday Specials to air on ABC and Disney Channel.

Following on from last year's new format, there will be multiple shows, set to air throughout the holiday season, in November and December. Airing dates are still to be announced.

Filming at Walt Disney World will take place November 3 - 7 2017. Like last year, no parade will be filmed at Walt Disney World, but stage show performances including musical acts will be filmed in Florida. The parade will be filmed at Disneyland Resort in California.

Tickets will not be made available to guests, with Cast Members filling in the audience as extras. It may be possible to see parts of the filming from guest areas however.

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MagicHappens1971Nov 29, 2017

Its really interesting to see how many of these floats have been recycled or are still in their original form still in use.

MansionButler84Nov 29, 2017

Solve the Cipher Dessert Party confirmed!

GiveMeTheMusicNov 29, 2017

Maybe the snowglobe was accompanied by one of those serial killer letters with magazine clippings used to spell out "You're going on a cruise with Mickey"

MansionButler84Nov 29, 2017

That was what I watched for lol. Kept skipping the musical acts and feel-good pieces. Granted those feel-good pieces really did involve kids doing amazing things. I would’ve been confused getting a snow globe of the Castle to alert me that I’m getting a free cruise though.

DubmanNov 29, 2017

I feel old as well!! Highlights? Not many, but pretty cool preview of Toy Story Land..

MansionButler84Nov 29, 2017

It’s pretty dreadful. Bunch of teenie boppers I don’t recognize, but that’s Disney Channel. Raven’s still there though. She must be about 55 by now. I feel old.

RteetzNov 29, 2017

The Disney Channel special is on all devices through the DisneyNow app as well.

DubmanNov 29, 2017

Just noticed that the Disney Channel Holiday Special is now available On Demand on Spectrum Cable.. Used to be Time Warner for us.. Also, if you search Disney on the guide they also have videos on Happily Ever After and Rivers Of Light available on Demand as well.. Funny that it says original airdate is 12/1/17 but am watching now, commercial free! https://watch.spectrum.net/product/series/14781827/episodes Can't get direct link Also don't forget ABC's The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration Thursday, Nov 30th at 9:00 pm

RSoxNo1Nov 17, 2017

I'm sure the effect will be great for the people that live in my wall.

wdwmagicNov 17, 2017

New Made with Magic 3.0 Connected Ear Hat now available This will work with the ABC specials at home.

wdwmagicNov 17, 2017

More details on the upcoming ABC Primetime Special 'The Wonderful World of Disney Magical Holiday Celebration'

HauntedPirateNov 07, 2017

Nah, those artists don't contribute to Disney's bottom line, and that's all that the former-live-Christmas-Parade-turned-90-minute-pre-recorded-infomercial is about these days.

MansionButler84Nov 07, 2017

Shooting is what I see as breaking news every third day on CNN. I am happy with filming.

wdwmagicNov 07, 2017

New music with 98 degrees and Dancing with the Stars.