From "Christmas at Dollywood" to "A Christmas Detour," get ready for a holly-jolly weekend.

By Stacey Leasca
Updated March 31, 2020
Courtesy of Hallmark

In these difficult times, it’s nice to know that there are people out there willing to help however they can. And that list of helpers now includes the Hallmark Channel.

The Hallmark Channel announced its plans to bring back a little joy with a very special marathon featuring its famed Countdown To Christmas movies. The marathon starts Friday, March 20, and runs through Sunday, March 22.

The marathon will kick off with an absolute banger, “A Christmas Detour,” starring Hallmark queen Candace Cameron Bure. In case you missed this one, the plot revolves around Bure’s character finding love while trapped with another traveler in a snowstorm, which seems very timely right now, no?

Other movies in the marathon include “A Royal Christmas,” following the adventures of a young prince falling in love in Philadelphia, and and “A Very Merry Mix-Up,” which follows a woman who somehow, magically, goes to the wrong family’s home for the holidays. And that home happens come with a hunky — and eligible — son to boot.

Want to start planning your weekend? Find the entire movie lineup below.

Friday, March 20

12 p.m.:

"A Christmas Detour"

2 p.m.:

"Holiday Date"

4 p.m.:

"A Christmas Love Story"

6 p.m.:

"Mingle All the Way"

8 p.m.:

"Christmas Under Wraps"

10 p.m.:

"Crown for Christmas"

Saturday, March 21

12 a.m.:

"The Christmas Cottage"

2 a.m.:

"A Royal Christmas"

3:30 a.m.:

"Marry Me at Christmas"

5 a.m.:

"A Very Merry Mix-Up"

7 a.m.:

"Christmas at Graceland: Home for the Holidays"

9 a.m.:

"Snow Bride"

11 a.m.:

"Switched for Christmas"

1 p.m.:

"Christmas at Dollywood"

3 p.m.:

"The Nine Lives of Christmas"

5 p.m.:

"Christmas at the Plaza"

7 p.m.:

"Christmas Town"

Sunday, March 22

12 a.m.:

"Picture a Perfect Christmas"

2 a.m.:

"The Sweetest Christmas"

4 a.m.:

"Coming Home for Christmas"

6 a.m.:

"Christmas Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses"

8 a.m.:

"Pride, Prejudice & Mistletoe"

10 a.m.:

"Christmas in Evergreen: Tidings of Joy"

12 p.m.:

"A Shoe Addict's Christmas"

2 p.m.:

"Christmas Under the Stars"

4 p.m.:

"Write Before Christmas"

6 p.m.:

"Christmas in Rome"

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