As we get ready to wrap up November and head into December and the Christmas season, people are always looking for ways to get into the spirit.

One way is to watch a holiday movie. Whether it is a blockbuster like "The Santa Claus", a hallmark movie, a classic like "A Christmas Story" or a debatable Christmas movie like "Die Hard", grabbing some popcorn and a blanket to snuggle up to watch a holiday flick is a great way to get into the spirit.

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It is even better when you recognize the background landmarks and scenery from your hometown.

Here are 5 Holiday movies that were filmed in Western New York.

A Christmas In Vermont - Filmed in 2016, this holiday movie stars comedy legend Chevy Chase and was filmed in East Aurora and Ellicottville.

A Royal Christmas on Ice - 
Filmed mainly in East Aurora, you will see lots of familiar sites including Viddler's 5 and 10.


A Royal Christmas Engagement - Another movie filmed mainly in East Aurora, this film was made before A Royal Christmas on Ice and features the same concept of a prince in disguise falling for an American woman from a small town.

The Best Man Holiday -
Staring Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut, and Regina Hall. The Best Man Holiday was filmed around Buffalo and even used shots of the Bills stadium.

A Christmas Princess - Have you noticed a theme for holiday movies filmed here in Western New York? Lots of royalty coming into Buffalo. Parts of this movie were filmed in downtown Buffalo.

So if you need some help getting into the holiday spirit grab some popcorn and someone special and fire up one of these holiday movies filmed here in Western New York.


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