Festive specials every Saturday beginning December 3 on HGTV Canada

This season, HGTV Canada is decking the halls with all-new and returning holiday specials that uncover the best-kept secrets for hosting, decorating, designing and entertaining.

For everything from themed design ideas to clever DIY holiday projects, back-to-back specials air Saturdays at 4pm ET and 5pm ET beginning Saturday December 3.

Celebrated HGTV personality Samantha Pynn (Pure Design) is introducing new spins on classic holiday décor with the brand-new Canadian special The Party, premiering Saturday December 3 at 5pm ET.  Travel with Sam into the gorgeous holiday homes of her favourite designers, as she finds inspiration in their décor, food and seasonal traditions for her own holiday party.

Get an exclusive glimpse into some stylish homes this holiday season with two special presentations of Celebrity Holiday Homes. Designers are paired with celebrities to redecorate their beautiful homes into holiday wonderlands. Join celebrities Trisha Yearwood, Brooke Burke and Sherri Shepherd on Saturday December 10 at 5pm ET, and Eva LaRue, Jordin Sparks and Kurt Warner on Saturday December 17 at 5pm ET to see the magical transformations.

Even more holiday inspiration awaits on www.hgtv.ca, the go-to resource for holiday information, with tips on green décor, tree trimming, outdoor decorations, home party ideas, a guest etiquette guide and more. Exclusive holiday photo galleries provide inspiration and DIY decoration guides keep it easy and fun to make wreaths, dreidels, ornaments, lanterns, menorahs, centerpieces and more. HGTV.ca is the best place to go for holiday hints and festive feelings. 

For a full schedule of holiday programming and marathons please visit: www.hgtv.ca/holiday 


HGTV holiday specials include:


Saturday December 3

4pm ET: Holiday Inc (Canadian Premiere)

(Encore presentation Tuesday December 6 at 8pm ET)

This one hour special goes behind the scenes of the most iconic New York City sights – from Macy’s to the Empire State Building – as they are decked out for the holidays.


5pm ET: The Party (World Premiere)

(Encore presentation Tuesday December 6 at 9pm ET)

Join designer Samantha Pynn (Pure Design) as she visits a few of her favourite designers for holiday inspiration. You’ll experience an eclectic mix of holiday decorating – and Sam’s got a few tricks up her sleeve to help you get the look that works best for you. There will be cookies, candles and Chrismukkah – and what would a party be without plenty of champagne?


Saturday December 10

4pm ET: Sarah’s Holiday Party (Returning Favourite)

(Encore presentation Tuesday December 13 at 8pm ET)

This special is packed with tried, tested and true methods for decorating, cooking and gift giving. Accompanied by Tommy Smythe, her talented and quick to quip partner-in-design, Sarah deftly navigates the key elements of throwing a holiday event to remember: decking the halls, being a good guest, party prep, and ‘day of’ activities.


5pm ET: Celebrity Holiday Homes (Canadian Premiere)

(Encore presentation Tuesday December 13 at 9pm ET)

HGTV decorates three celebrity homes for the holidays – Trisha Yearwood, Brooke Burke and Sherri Shepherd. Beautiful homes get festive décor in an hour of great inspirational ideas!


Saturday December 17

4pm ET: Holiday Block Party (Canadian Premiere)

(Encore presentation Tuesday December 20 at 8pm ET)

In one suburban neighborhood homeowners are pitted against each other to see who can come up with the most creative, most outrageous and most memorable holiday decorations ever. On the final day, two of HGTV’s biggest stars, Sabrina Soto and Dina Manzo, reveal that they have been watching the competition (via live feeds) and will judge who did it the biggest…and the best. 


5pm ET: Celebrity Holiday Homes (Canadian Premiere)

(Encore presentation Tuesday December 20 at 9pm ET)

HGTV sends designers inside the homes of well-known celebrities Eva LaRue (CSI Miami) Jordin Sparks and Kurt Warner (former NFL quarterback), giving them the holiday decorating makeover of their dreams!

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