April is coming, and Disney+ has announced what will be coming to their streaming service for the month!
The release schedule for April on Disney+ features a celebration of Earth Month, a celebration of Coco, and one VERY exciting Pixar release!
Disney+ Release Schedule
Earth Day Collection
Disney will be releasing a variety of documentaries, series, and films from both Disneynature and National Geographic to celebrate Earth Month!
- African Cats
- Born in China
- Crimson Wing
- Monkey Kingdom
- Wings of Life
- America’s National Parks
- Wild Yellowstone
- The Flood
- Before the Flood
- Planet of the Birds
- Sea of Hope: America’s Underwater Treasures
- Kingdom of the White Wolf
- Tree Climbing Lions
- Hostile Planet
- Wild Russia
- One Strange Rock
- Giants of the Deep Blue
- Kingdom of the Blue Whale
- Great Migrations
- Earth Live
- Winged Seduction: Birds of Paradise
- Into the Grand Canyon
Star Wars: the Clone Wars Release Dates
April 3: Episode 707 – Dangerous Debt
Taken prisoner by the Pykes, Ahsoka and the Martez sisters attempt to escape.
April 10: Episode 708 – Together Again
Ahsoka bargains for the sisters’ freedom and makes a startling discovery.
April 17: Episode 709 – Old Friends Not Forgotten
Anakin and Obi-Wan must decide whether to help Ahsoka pursue Maul or rescue Palpatine.
April 24: Episode 710 – The Phantom Apprentice
Ahsoka and Republic forces confront Maul on Mandalore.
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings Release Dates (Non-Fiction Series)
April 3: Episode 208 – “Marry ME”
Ramila & Ike celebrate 25 years of marriage in Greece thanks to their son. Kyle and Amanda and their baby girl Harlow celebrate at Disney’s California Adventure with a surprise performance by Jason Derulo.
Disney Family Sundays Release Dates (Non-Fiction Series)
April 3: Episode 118 – “Minnie Mouse: Apron”
The Pyle-Lawrence ladies join host Amber Kemp- Gerstel on a project inspired by Minnie Mouse.
April 10: Episode 119 – “Minnie Mouse: Kite”
The Ruvalcaba family joins host Amber Kemp- Gerstel to build an aerial craft inspired by Minnie Mouse.
April 17: Episode 120 – “Finding Nemo: Terrarium”
The Chaney family joins host Amber Kemp-Gerstel for a project inspired by Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory.”
April 24: Episode 121 – “WALL-E Recycling Container”
In honor of Earth Day, the Mai family builds an eco- conscious craft inspired by Pixar’s “Wall•E.”
Shop Class Release Dates (Non-Fiction Series)
April 3: Episode 106 – Downhill Derby
Teams are challenged with designing and building supersized downhill derby racers.
April 10: Episode 107 – Ready for Launch
Six semi-final teams build and launch spacecrafts capable of transporting egg payloads.
April 17: Episode 108 – Build Your Own Adventure
The finalists vie for the title “Shop Class Champs” by building contemporary backyard forts.
Be Our Chef Release Dates (Non-Fiction Series)
April 3: Episode 102 – Diagnosis: Delicious
In round two of “Be Our Chef,” two new families, the Wells and Platt families, are tasked with a “Big Hero 6” inspired challenge to make a dessert that is healthy and delicious. But before heading to the kitchen, the families visit the super-huggable Baymax at Epcot for inspiration. Both families are hoping for their first win. But who will crumble first?
April 10: Episode 103 – Hidden Within
Returning to the kitchen for another round, the Merrill family battles newcomers, the Perez family, for a “Mulan” themed challenge. This round, the families must create a main dish. But similar to Mulan’s journey to find her inner hidden warrior, the teams must use an unexpected and hidden ingredient in their dish to collect the win.
April 17: Episode 104 – Curiouser and Curiouser
The Perez family faces the Robbins family for an “Alice in Wonderland” challenge. After meeting with Alice and The Mad Hatter and eating a Cheshire Cat’s tail at Magic Kingdom Park they must use that inspiration to prepare their very own version of a bite-sized dessert.
April 24: Episode 105 – Beyond the Reef
The Merrill family and Wells family look to sail away with a win in the “Moana” challenge. Just as Moana was able to combine her island life with her adventures at sea, our families must now create a dish that brings both land and sea together in a harmonious way. Families travel to the Land Pavilion at Epcot and meet Moana herself at Magic Kingdom Park for a little land and sea
One Day at Disney Release Dates (Non-Fiction Series)
April 3: Episode 118 – Patti Murin, Frozen Musical on Broadway
Frozen the Musical star, Patti Murin, gives a behind-the-scenes look into the rarely seen inner workings of one of Broadway’s smash hits. Backstage moments, pre-show rituals and the coveted NYC Stage Door Autograph Line are all on display as Patti brings to life one of Disney’s favorite princesses for theater patrons of all ages.
April 10: Episode 119 – Francheska Roman: Candy Maker
Francheska Roman, Candy Maker on Main Street, U.S.A., gives an exclusive look into the making of Disneyland Resort’s favorite sweet treats. As Francheska shares her favorite parts of the job, she also illustrates the skill, care and dedication that goes into crafting each Disney themed confection.
April 17: Episode 120 – Steve Sligh: Golden Oak Ranch Manager
Steve Sligh helps bring movies to life as Senior Manager of the Golden Oak Ranch. Historically, this legendary filming location has hosted Hollywood’s elite, and even served as a retreat for Walt. 60+ years later, this close-to-900-acre property still functions as a working filming location with an eye towards conservation.
April 24: Episode 121 – Tia Kratter: Pixar University
Tia Kratter, Manager of Art and Film Education at Pixar University, helps Pixar artists hone their craft. Kratter sheds light on the immeasurable artistic detail that goes into every film, and spreads her wealth of knowledge to Pixar employees as well as others who want to further their creative education.
New Disney+ Movies
April 3: Onward
While not a Disney+ original, this addition warrants its own paragraph! Due to movie theaters around the country temporarily closing, many viewers didn’t get the chance to see Disney/Pixar’s newest release, Onward, in theaters. Luckily, Disney has announced that they will be releasing it on Disney+ starting April 3rd!
April 3: Elephant Narrated by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex
Disneynature will debut a new film, Elephant, narrated by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on April 3rd.
April 10: A Celebration of the Music from Coco
An inside look at the musical production of “Coco: A Live-to-Film Concert Experience”, performed at the historic Hollywood Bowl.
New Disney+ Library Titles
Available on April 1st
- Dr. Doolittle
Available on April 3rd
- A Tale of Two Critters
- In a Nutshell
- Don’s Fountain of Youth
- Donald’s Dog Laundry
- Double Dribble
- Dragon Around
- Elmer Elephant
- Fish Hooks (Seasons 1-3)
- How to Play Football
- Lambert, The Sheepish Lion
- On Ice
- Out of Scale
- Pluto’s Party
- Sea Scouts
- Sonny with a Chance (Seasons 1-3)
- The Boy Who Talked to Badgers
- The New Neighbor
- The Small One
- The Straight Story
Available on April 10th
- Life Below Zero (Season 14)
- Paradise Island (Season 1)
- Playtime with Puppy Dog Pals (Season 1)
- Running Wild with Bear Grylls (Season 5
- Tut’s Treasures: Hidden Secrets (Season 1)
Available on April 12th
- PJ Masks (Season 3)
Available on April 17th
- Brain Games (Season 8)
- Let’s Stick Together
- Mickey and the Roadster Racers: Nutty Tales (Season 1-2)
- Pluto’s Purchase
- The Incredibles Dr. Pol (Season 16)
Available on April 19th
- Just Roll With It (Season 1)
Available on April 20th
- Secrets of the Zoo: Tampa (Season 1)
Available on April 22nd
- Fury Files
- Jane Goodall: The Hope
Available on April 23rd
- Disney Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure (S3)
Available on April 24th
- America’s Funniest Home Videos (Seasons 12-19, 23)
- Man in Space
- Mars and Beyond
- The Olympic Elk
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