An interior designer returns to Utah to spearhead a hotel renovation for the annual Christmas Eve show run by her former boyfriend. When she steps in to dance in the show's finale with him, she is torn between her job, family and feelings.
When Prancer injures his hoof, Santa's stable hand must find a fill in to save Christmas. His mission gets complicated when he discovers that Frankie, the perfect substitute reindeer, belongs to an 8-year-old girl and her mother Annie.
Ryan's return to Middleton takes everyone aback, especially Cassie, who quickly discovers he is there to settle more than just the recent sale of his house. Brandon and Tara wind up babysitting Derek's nephew. Grace does well with her driving lessons.