Christmas Movies Filmed in Connecticut Last Updated: October 2020

Every holiday season, networks like Hallmark and Lifetime play romantic, sweet movies that make everyone fall in love with Christmas. This year, quite a few of these movies have recently been filmed here in Connecticut, capturing the magic of our small towns. We’ve compiled a short list of a few of them (where they filmed, and where to see them) here. Check your local listings for more times.

If you plan to visit any of the filming locations in person, be sure to check the hours of each spot as they may have changed due to COVID-19.

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"One Royal Holiday"

Filmed in: Woodstock, Putnam, and Hartford

Locations included: The Inn at Woodstock Hill, The Mansion at Bald Hill, Woodstock Academy, Downtown Putnam, Connecticut Convention Center, The Christmas Barn, Bond Ballroom, and a Brownstone private home in Hartford. 

Network: Hallmark

Starring: Laura Osnes and Aaron Tveit

Premiere date: October 31, 2020


Credit: ©2020 Crown Media United States LLC

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“Holiday for Heroes”

Filmed in: Stonington, Mystic, Colchester and Norwich

Locations included: Stonington Borough, Camp Niantic, Harkness Memorial State Park, Norwich City Hall and Noah’s Restaurant in Stonington.

Network: Hallmark

Starring: Melissa Claire Egan and Marc Blucas

Premiere date: November 8, 2019


Credit: ©2019 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Robert Clark

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“Rediscovering Christmas”

Filmed in: Wethersfield and Hartford

Locations included: Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre, downtown Wethersfield and Pratt Street in Hartford.

Network: Lifetime

Starring: Jessica Walter, Jessica Lowndes and Mark Famiglietti

Premiere date: December 15, 2019


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“Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane”

Filmed in: Wethersfield

Locations included: Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre, Silas Robbins Bed and Breakfast, the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum and Lucky Lou’s restaurant

Network: Hallmark

Starring: Alicia Witt and Colin Ferguson

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“A Very Nutty Christmas”

Filmed in: Mystic and Centerbrook

Locations included: Olde Mistick Village and Savour Café and Bakery.

Network: Lifetime

Starring: Melissa Joan Hart and Barry Watson

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“Christmas at Pemberly Manor”

Filmed in: Essex and Old Lyme

Locations included: Griswold Inn and private residence in Old Lyme.

Network: Hallmark

Starring: Jessica Lowndes and Michael Rady

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“Romance at Reindeer Lodge”

Filmed in: North Haven and Branford

Locations included: Private residence on Ridge Road in North Haven and the Branford Green.

Starring: Nicky Whelan and Josh Kelly

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“A Very Merry Toy Store”

Filmed in: New Britain

Locations included: Amato’s Toy and Hobby and Miss Washington Diner.

Network: Lifetime

Starring: Melissa Joan Hart and Mario Lopez