Today is Disney’s first-ever Disney+ Day!

Today marks the first Disney+ Day for the House of Mouse and for the more than 116 million subscribers who have joined the streaming platform since it first went live two years ago today.

The “plusaversary” of Disney’s first-ever streaming platform was originally announced by the CEO of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Chapek, who promised the release of several new series, shorts, and movies in celebration of the two-year anniversary. Chapek also guaranteed other surprises and perks for subscribers as well. Here are just a few of the drops, perks, and “plusses” available either beginning today or later this month on Disney+:

  • Jungle Cruise switches from a paid selection to a free selection for subscribers of Disney+ today.
  • Home Sweet Home Alone, a new Disney+ original movie, debuts today. It’s based on the popular Home Alone holiday movie franchise from the 1990s.
  • Olaf Presents drops today! We’re so excited about this one! In this all-new original series of shorts from Walt Disney Animation Studios, everyone’s favorite snowman retells classic Disney tales in a way that’s truly “Olafable,” as the adorable snowman becomes the incomparable showman!

  • Shorts galore from Walt Disney Animation Studios are streamable beginning today. These include Frozen Fever, Feast, Paperman, Get a Horse! and PIXAR’s Ciao Alberto, which features characters from the studio’s recent release, Luca.
  • Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is streamable beginning today!
  • Season 2 of The World According to Jeff Goldblum from National Geographic begins today.
  • A new special that takes a look at the origins and legacy of Star Wars’ legendary bounty hunter, Boba Fett (in anticipation of the release of The Book of Boba Fett

  • It’s also possible to subscribe and get access to Disney+ for only $1.99 for the first month as part of a special early Black Friday deal from Disney. The offer applies to new and returning subscribers alike.

“[Disney+ Day] brings to life our mission to entertain, inform, and inspire fans and families around the globe through the power of unparalleled storytelling,” Chapek explained in a statement.

We can’t wait to start streaming today! Are you a Disney+ subscriber and if so, what are you most excited about watching during the Plusaversary celebration?

About Becky Burkett

I'm an enthusiastic writer who finds joy in random things like cold weather, snow, "I Love Lucy," "The Andy Griffith Show," journals full of blank paper, countdowns to Christmas, the month of December, "Toy Story," "Sleeping Beauty," my 4 kids, my 4 shih tsus, Disney Parks history, Imagineering and visiting the parks. I think Walt Disney is the standard against which genius should be measured. I love to write about Disney Parks, Disney history, all things Imagineering and PIXAR. I adore the colors, story and art direction of Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" (Team Make it Blue!), and "Toy Story" is life (minus "Toy Story 4"). I believe Walt Disney was so much more than an entertainment and theme park tycoon; I believe he was a savant with a vision for life and how it could be if happiness and kindness are strived for. I love Biergarten at EPCOT and 1900 Park Fare at Disney's Grand Floridian. You can find me croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room, chillin' on the PeopleMover or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. I'm always looking for Imagineers in the parks, and I'd rather meet Joe Rohde and Tony Baxter than anyone in Hollywood! Hey, if you dream it, you really can do it!