Gracious, Vermont: Where was We Wish You a Married Christmas filmed?

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Welcome to Gracious, Vermont, the small town where if you've been sent here on the recommendation of your marriage coach, everyone seems to be conspiring to fix your relationship.

With such an original storyline for a Hallmark movie, We Wish You a Married Christmas was entirely filmed in several locations in Manitoba, Canada.

We Wish You a Married Christmas location

This romantic comedy stars Riverdale mom Marisol Nichols (Becca) and Kristoffer Polaha (Robby) playing a couple from New York City on the brink of divorce, until they get stuck in a charming New England village during the holiday season.

Here is our spoiler-free guide to all the filming locations of We Wish You a Married Christmas.

Where is Gracious, Vermont?

Gracious Vermont
The fictional town of Gracious is a popular destination for struggling couples in need of Christmas cheer, a place so charming that they found it impossible to leave...

Inhabited by 513 merry inhabitants, Gracious was mostly filmed in Carman, a small village in the Pembina Valley Region, located about 40 minutes southwest of Winnipeg.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps by clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
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Where was We Wish You a Married Christmas filmed
The city hall-looking building with a clock tower, located next to the welcome sign is actually the Boyne Regional Library in Carman, hosted in an old Post Office opened in 1914.

Carman is a charming town that also served as a location for the Bernie's Country Store, situated just across the street, where the Sip'n Shop scene takes place.
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Kayla's Colorful Pet Portraits
Also in Carman, the Golden Prairie Arts Council and Gallery served as the Kayla's Colorful Pet Portraits shop.

Built in 1902, this cute building is the town's former railway station, transformed in 2003 into a lovely art gallery.

The Crazy Lady's Cafeteria is a real restaurant and local convenience store located at 8 1st Avenue.
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Twinkle Lights Parade
The awesome but brief Twinkle Lights Parade by the end of the movie was also recorded in Carman.

The scene pictured was filmed at Carman's Ryall Park band shell.
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Greenbrae Inn
However, the Greenbrae Inn with the massive Christmas-falling ornaments is the historic Scott House at 29 Ruskin Row in Winnipeg.

Constructed in 1914, this luxurious Tudor Revival-style mansion contains oak-paneled interiors, a grand staircase, and stained-glass windows.
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Gracious alpaca farm
Gracious Christmas market, Cindy's Garage, and the car showroom were filmed at Anderson's Hitch 'n Post Ranch, located on the outskirts of Winnipeg near Grosse Isle.

This popular wedding venue closed down its doors in 2021 after 37 years.
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Downtown Winnipeg
By the way, the scenes in New York at the beginning of the movie were filmed in Downtown Winnipeg.

Becca and Robby's apartment is located in a building on the corner of Main Street and Bannatyne Avenue.

There's also a scene before seeing their marriage counselor with Becca filmed near Wee Johnny's Irish Pub at 177 McDermot Avenue, and one with Robby on Rorie Street.
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Meet the We Wish You a Married Christmas cast

Marisol Nichols
Marisol Nichols is best known for her role as Hermione Lodge on The CW series Riverdale and Nadia Yassir on the Fox TV show 24.

Most recently, she appeared along with Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Rock on the Saw reboot Spiral.

Kristoffer Polaha
Kristoffer Polaha starred in The CW’s acclaimed drama series Life Unexpected.

Polaha also held a role in Jurassic World: Dominion, in Wonder Woman 1984, and has appeared in many Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movies.
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Queer Hallmark movie
Put a promise ring on it! This movie is also special because of the presence of queer people in a Hallmark holiday movie.

Brian Sills (Vince) and Claude Knowlton (Brian) play the cheer hosts who run the Greenbrae Inn.

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1- Anonymous - Nov 10, 2022, 7:13 AM
My wife Maria and I just finished watching We Wish You a Married Christmas and we loved it! Love our Hallmark Christmas movies, and that was a sweet one with Marisol and Kristoffer. They were wonderful and shows that there’s always a chance if you only try to change.

2- Anonymous - Nov 26, 2022, 4:45 PM
It was a very enjoyable movie. Very interesting, very believable.

3- Anonymous - Nov 18, 2023, 6:39 AM
Just finished watching We wish you a married Christmas. It was a touching film which reminds me of many couples whose work lives take them away from what is very important to them, love. I enjoy all the Hallmark films, it puts me in the holiday spirit. I would love to find one of those Christmas towns and spend a holiday weekend with my husband to make Christmas very special. Thank you Hallmark!


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