How to Watch CMA Country Christmas (And Your Watch Party Must-Haves)

CMA Country Christmas is just around the corner. We've got all the tune-in details, plus tips for a festive watch party!

Written by Dana Arnold
How to Watch CMA Country Christmas (And Your Watch Party Must-Haves)
Reba McEntire; Photo Courtesy of CMA

It’s that time of year again! CMA Country Christmas is just around the corner, airing December 10 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. Hosted by Reba McEntire, this year’s rocking roster of talent includes Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley and more. And if you’re anything like us, you’ve sent out a mass text to invite your favorite elves to come on over for a Country Christmas watch party. Make sure everyone is cozy and bright with these perfect party props. They’ll keep you and your guests both holly and jolly while you’re singing along with all your country faves. 


Courtesy Kirkland’s

A Warm Welcome

Embrace your farmhouse style and give your guests a warm, country Christmas welcome before they even make it inside. If this cute doormat doesn’t sing country Christmas, we’re not sure what does! Merry Christmas Truck Coir Doormat$12.99

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Catalonia Christmas Sherpa Throw Blanket, photo courtesy of Amazon

A Cozy Christmas Blanket

Make sure you and your friends are cozy and covered in this warm and fuzzy lambswool throw blanket. You can’t go wrong with this reversible, plush Christmas themed blanket. Catalonia Christmas Sherpa Throw Blanket$24.99

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Ina Garten’s Holiday Hot Chocolate. Photo courtesy of Food Network

Boozey Holiday Hot Chocolate

We say Ina, you say… If you said, Garten, you’re our kinda people. Ina Garten is known for her delicious recipes, and her Holiday Hot Chocolate is a must-have for your CMA Country Christmas watch party. With a white chocolate twist on an old classic, it will be the hit of the party. Don’t forget the orange liqueur for a special Christmas kick!

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Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co. Peppermint Bark. Courtesy photo

Peppermint Bark From Music City

Olive and Sinclair Chocolate Co. is a delicious company based out of East Nashville. If you want to impress your friends with a special holiday treat from the heart of Music City, look no further than this Peppermint Bark. $19.99

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Slim-Fit Printed Thermal-Knit Tee for Women in Polar Bear Fair Isle, photo courtesy of Old Navy

Thermal Tee

What does one wear to a CMA Country Christmas watch party, you may be asking? We say the cozier, the better. Make the most of sweater weather and have your friends show up in their coziest Christmas apparel–like this Slim-Fit Printer Thermal-Knit Tee.  $14.99

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Anthropologie’s Capri Blue Fir & Firewood Jar Candle, photo courtesy of Anthropologie

A Christmas-y Candle

Anthropologie’s candles have become almost iconic, haven’t they? This Capri Blue Fir & Firewood Jar Candle smells like Christmas in a jar. Start burning it a few minutes before your guests arrive. When they walk in they’ll think they’re in a winter wonderland. $30

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Prohibition Popcorn. Photo courtesy of

Prohibition Popcorn

What’s a watch party without popcorn? Make it extra special with Prohibition Popcorn. Handmade in Nashville, this gourmet popcorn is light and airy with a little bit of whiskey hidden in every batch! Starting at $12

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Holiday slippers. Photo courtesy of Amazon

Reindeer Slippers

Keep those toes toasty and adorable in these cozy reindeer slippers! The insoles are thick and squishy, tipping the comfort level off the charts. Grab a pair for yourself, and if you’re feeling jolly, one for each of your friends! $13.99 – $17.99

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Women’s Winter Snowflake Graphic Printed Stretchy Leggings. Photo courtesy of Amazon

Christmas Leggings

More of a yoga pants kind of gal? Swap out your plain old black leggings for these festive Women’s Winter Snowflake Graphic Printed Stretchy Leggings (in various designs). $15.99

Christmas Wrapping Paper

Sometimes gift wrapping can make you feel more like The Grinch than Cindy Lou Who, so here’s the perfect cure: Do it with friends! Have your friends bring any gifts over that they’re needing to wrap and get it done (perhaps with this Red Truck Jumbo Rolled Gift Wrap) while you watch CMA Country Christmas. Not only will it be a fun night it will be productive too! $7.99

Now that you know all of our favorite things, you can throw a CMA Country Christmas party that Reba would be proud of! Have fun!

CMA Country Christmas airs on Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.