ABC airs Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade which start on Main Street U.S.A. presented from both the Cinderella Castle in Walt Disney World, Florida and the Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland, California.
The Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade is an American television special that airs on Christmas Day on ABC, taped primarily inside the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, approximately one month prior to Christmas Day. Past shows have included segments featuring other Disney theme parks in Orlando, Florida; Anaheim, California; and around the world. The program has aired annually since 1983, with the exception of the year 2000 when Disney aired a Christmas Eve “Tracking Santa” special instead. In 1999, a nighttime version of the parade was shown on Christmas Day.
The show is hosted by Matthew Morrison, Emma Bunton, and Jesse Palmer, and co-hosted by Marsai Martin and JD McCrary. Included this year are musical performances by Sting, Shaggy, Pentatonix, Ingrid Michaelson, Grace VanderWaal, Portugal, The Man, Ally Brooke, and the cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.