The spirit of the holiday season just got a bit more magical thanks to our friends at DreamWorks Animation! This year they are releasing an all new holiday special for their animated series Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas.
In the new holiday special Lucky and her friends embark on a Christmas Eve adventure into the city to find the perfect gift, but their return to Miradero for holiday festivities is ruined when an avalanche derails their plans. In the midst of chaos, the PALs meet their favorite singer Sally Jessup whose honest, heartening music gives hope and strength to the stranded train passengers as they try to make their way home.
Still looking for the perfect gift for someone special on your list this year? DreamWorks has you covered there as well! To celebrate the release of the holiday special they have released some great toys and books that are perfect for the budding equestrian in your life. The toys include the Spirit Riding Free Spirit and Lucky Grooming Paddock, Pru & Chica Doll and Horse Set, Lucky’s Guide to Wintertime Whimsy and many others that your kids are going to absolutely adore.
Grab your favorite mug, make some delicious hot cocoa and snuggle up with your favorite horse lovers and watch DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas on Netflix. It will may become one of your family’s favorite holiday traditions.
More Ways to Bring the Holiday Spirit Into Your Holiday Season
Looking for more fun ways to bring in the holiday season with Spirit, Lucky and the rest of the pals? DreamWorks Animation and Netflix are doing fun holiday activations and wrapping stations you can visit with your family! Find one near you below!
Holiday Wrapping Carts and Spirit Wrapping Paper
From November 22nd – December 22nd, there will be a Spirit of Christmas-branded gift wrapping station adjacent to the Santa HQ in the following 6 major shopping centers:
- New York: Queens Center (90-15 Queens Blvd. Elmhurst, NY 11373)
- Los Angeles: Lakewood Center (500 Lakewood Center Mall, Lakewood, CA 90714)
- Chicago: Fashion Outlets of Chicago (5220 Fashion Outlets Way, Rosemont, IL 60018)
- Philadelphia: Deptford Mall (1750 Deptford Center Road, Deptford, NJ 08096)
- Washington DC: Tysons Corner Center (1961 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 105, McLean, VA 22102)
- Denver: Flatiron Crossing (One W. Flatiron Circle. Ste. 1083, Broomfield, CO 80021)
On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays throughout the activation window, guests can enjoy complimentary wrapping station services and giveaways of the Spirit-branded wrapping paper (while supplies last) from 11am – 6pm.
Christmas Tree Lot Takeovers and Spirit Tree Ornaments
From November 29th – December 25th, Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas will be taking over nearly 100 Christmas Tree lots in select markets with key signage. On key dates and in select locations, visitors can be treated to on-site giveaways of Spirit-branded ornaments and hot chocolate (while supplies last). Activations will take place on select Saturdays and Sundays from 11am-5pm.
Specific activation dates and locations to be announced. Updates will be provided as they become available.
The activation markets are as follows:
- New York (14 locations)
- Boston (11 locations)
- Philadelphia (11 locations)
- Los Angeles (12 locations)
- Chicago (13 locations)
- Dallas – Fort Worth (10 locations)
- Washington DC (17 locations)
About DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas
In DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas, Lucky and her friends embark on a Christmas Eve adventure into the city to find the perfect gift, but their return to Miradero for holiday festivities is ruined when an avalanche derails their plans. In the midst of chaos, the PALs meet their favorite singer Sally Jessup whose honest, heartening music gives hope and strength to the stranded train passengers as they try to make their way home.
Inspired by the Oscar® nominated film Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free follows the journey of a wild mustang who could not be tamed. The Emmy-winning series launched in May 2017, with 52 episodes currently available on Netflix and more to come in 2020. DreamWorks recently announced an untitled theatrical feature film based on the hit series is slated for release in 2021.
DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas also features the voice talents of Amber Frank (The Haunted Hathaways) as “Lucky,” Sydney Park (The Walking Dead) as “Pru,” Bailey Gambertoglio (Bubble Guppies) as “Abigail,” Darcy Rose Byrnes (The Young and the Restless) as “Maricela,” Nolan North (Deadpool) as “Jim Prescott,” Tiya Sircar (The Good Place) as “Miss Flores,” and Kari Wahlgren (DreamWorks Archibald’s Next Big Thing) as “Aunt Cora.”
McNamara is represented by Atlas Artists, CAA, and Jackoway Tyerman.
About Spirit Riding Free:
DreamWorks Animation unveiled the heartwarming trailer for the holiday special of its Emmy® Award-winning series Spirit Riding Free titled, DreamWorks Spirit of Christmas. The trailer shows Katherine McNamara (Arrow, Shadowhunters) joining the cast of the holiday special as singing sensation, Sally Jessup in a heartfelt performance featuring original holiday songs. DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas premieres on Netflix December 6.
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