Netflix 2021 Holiday Movies & Shows List

Updated October 19, 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the year where Netflix gives us the gift of 28 New Holiday movies, shows and series beginning November 1st through December 24th!

Netflix is bringing the magic of Christmas and holidays to your living room. Mark your calendars, grab the popcorn and get ready to binge watch Christmas movies all winter long.

Netflix 2021 Holiday Movies & Shows Lineup

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The Claus Family – November 1

When his grandfather suddenly falls ill, holiday-hating Jules learns of his family’s magical legacy and realizes he’s the only hope to save Christmas.

Love Hard. (Pictured) Nina Dobrev as Natalie Bauer in Love Hard. Cr. Bettina Strauss/Netflix © 2021

Love Hard – November 5

Hopeless romantic but eternally single LA journalist Natalie (Nina Dobrev) thinks things are beginning to look up when she swipes right on a dreamy guy from the East Coast, Tag (Darren Barnet).

Taking a leap of faith she jumps on a flight to surprise her crush for the holidays, only to discover that she’s been catfished by Tag’s childhood friend who is equally unlucky in love, Josh (Jimmy O. Yang). This lighthearted romantic comedy chronicles her attempt to reel in love. LOVE HARD also stars James Saito, Harry Shum Jr., Mikaela Hoover and Heather McMahan.

Father Christmas is Back – November 7

Four feuding sisters get a crash course in family togetherness when their long-lost father shows up for Christmas at their posh ancestral manor.

Christmas Flow – November 17

An unlikely Christmas romance blossoms between a famous rapper and a tenacious journalist. But can they make it work despite their differences?

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The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star. Vanessa Hudgens as Queen Margaret in The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star. Cr. Mark Mainz/NETFLIX © 2021

The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star – November 18

When a priceless relic is stolen, Queen Margaret (Vanessa Hudgens) and Princess Stacy (Vanessa Hudgens) enlist the help of Margaret’s audacious look-alike cousin Fiona (Vanessa Hudgens) who teams with a dashing, mysterious man from her past to retrieve it…rekindling the sparks of a tantalizing Christmas romance and resulting in a very unexpected switch.

Blown Away: Christmas – November 19

Blown Away is cranking up the heat for a spectacular holiday showdown! ’Tis the season for redemption as five fan favorites return to the hot shop to compete in a series of Christmas-themed challenges in the quest to become The Best in Holiday Blow. In the spirit of giving, the winner will not only receive a $10,000 cash prize, but an additional $10,000 will also be donated to their charity of choice.

Waffles + Mochi’s Holiday Feast – November 23

Waffles and Mochi are home for the holidays in the Land of Frozen Food when Steve the Mop calls asking about their holiday traditions. Overeager as always, Waffles makes up a holiday – Freezie Day – and says it is all about the food! Steve invites himself — and all their friends from the grocery store – over to celebrate, but Waffles and Mochi have nothing to feed their guests at this impromptu party.

Mochi ventures out on MagiCart to gather food for the party while Waffles distracts the guests at home. Hijinks ensue (along with trips to Norway and Hawaii!). In the end, Waffles and Mochi learn that holiday traditions are about much more than food — they’re about being together and making memories with the people you love.

A Boy Called Christmas – November 24

An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse, Nikolas soon meets his destiny in this magical, comic and endearing story that proves nothing is impossible. Adapted from the bestselling book by Matt Haig.

Robin Robin – November 24

A stop-motion holiday musical special from Aardman. When her egg fortuitously rolls into a rubbish dump, Robin is raised by a loving family of mice. As she grows up, her differences become more apparent. Robin sets off on the heist to end all heists to prove to her family that she can be a really good mouse – but ends up discovering who she really is.

A Castle For Christmas – November 26

Famed author, Sophie Brown (Brooke Shields), travels to Scotland hoping to buy a small castle of her own, but the prickly owner, Duke Myles (Cary Elwes), is reluctant to sell to a foreigner. Working to find a compromise, the pair constantly butt heads, but they just may find something more than they were expecting.

School of Chocolate – November 26

Eight top pastry and chocolate professionals are coming to School of Chocolate to take their skills and careers to the next level. Their teacher is world-renowned chocolatier, Amaury Guichon, known globally for creating mind-blowing chocolate showpieces and unbelievable pastries. One lucky student who manages to prove themselves ‘Best in Class’ after eight episodes will win a prize package that includes a career-changing opportunity.

Elves – November 28

Hoping to reconnect over Christmas, a family of four travel to a remote island in the Danish archipelago, only to find it controlled by members of a strongly religious community living in balance with fierce creatures in the woods revealed to be… elves. Real, monstrous beings that inspired the folklore and myths we all know.

When the girl in the family finds and brings home a baby elf, she inadvertently disrupts the balance and throws everyone on the island into a life-or-death battle for faith, family and pure survival.

Charlie’s Colorforms City: Snowy Stories – November 30

In these winter-themed episodes, we meet Charlie’s new friend Yetilda D. Yeti who pairs up with Charlie for some stompy snowy adventures!

Single All The Way (L-R). Philemon Chambers as Nick, Michael Urie as Peter, in Single All The Way. Cr. Philippe Bosse/Netflix © 2021

Single All the Way – December 2

Desperate to avoid his family’s judgment about his perpetual single status, Peter (Michael Urie) convinces his best friend Nick (Philemon Chambers) to join him for the holidays and pretend that they’re now in a relationship. But when Peter’s mother (Kathy Najimy) sets him up on a blind date with her handsome trainer James (Luke Macfarlane)— the plan goes awry.

The Great British Baking Show: Holidays: Season 4 – December 3

Deck the halls with sugar, butter and chocolate as competitors from past seasons bake wondrous winter treats for judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith.

Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas – December 3 (excluding UK)

In this 30-minute special from Aardman, the world’s favourite sheep stars in his very own winter’s tale. Shaun’s seasonal excitement turns to dismay when a farmhouse raid to get bigger stockings for the Flock inadvertently leads to Timmy going missing. Can Shaun get Timmy back before he becomes someone else’s present? Prepare for a ‘Santastic’ adventure as everyone learns the true value of Christmas!

David and the Elves – December 6

Christmas is drawing near, but it’s not a happy time for David. After moving to a big city, his parents have been bogged down with work and forgotten the meaning of Christmas. David decides to change that.

Together with Albert the Elf, who escaped from the land of Santa to figure out what Christmas is all about, David sets off to Tatra Mountains, where his grandparents live, on a journey full of adventures. They are followed by David’s parents and Santa, who completely doesn’t get the modern world.

StarBeam: Beaming in the New Year – December 14

When all of StarBeam’s greatest enemies team up on New Year’s Eve, Zoey trains her cousin Zane to be the next super hero in the family.

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A California Christmas: City Lights – December 16

It’s been a year since Callie and Joseph fell in love, and they’re happier than ever running their dairy farm and winery, until business and family obligations call him back to the city — and threaten to derail their romance.

Grumpy Christmas – December 22

In this sequel to the 2016 comedy hit Un Padre No Tan Padre, Don Servando and his “extended hippie family” travel to the beach to spend Christmas with Alma’s aunt, Doña Alicia, a demanding older woman who becomes Don Servando’s ultimate nemesis. When his position in the family is challenged, Don Servando will stop at nothing to prove that Alicia is a horrible person who only looks out for herself… even if it means ruining Christmas for everyone.


1000 Miles from Christmas – December 24

A comedy that tells the story of Raúl (Tamar Novas), a thirty-something who has suffered all the misfortunes of his life during Christmas time. This is the reason why he really hates Christmas Carols, the Three Wise Men and everything that remotely smells of Christmas spirit. Every year he spends Christmas time on a far-away beach… but this year his boss has different plans for him: Raúl must attend a business trip to audit a “Turrones de Valverde” factory, the most typical Christmas sweet in a town that lives for and loves Christmas.

And if this was not enough for Raúl, he will have to share accommodation with local teacher Paula, whose dream is beating the world record of the largest real live nativity scene ever created. Will this Madrilian Grinch be able to overcome his worst nightmare?

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Netflix 2021 Christmas Movies & Shows Lineup


  • Nov. 1 – The Claus Family
  • Nov. 5 – Love Hard
  • Nov. 7 – Father Christmas is Back
  • Nov. 17 – Christmas Flow
  • Nov. 18 – The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star
  • Nov. 19 – Blown Away: Christmas
  • Nov. 23 – Waffles + Mochi’s Holiday Feast
  • Nov. 24 – A Boy Called Christmas
  • Nov. 24 – Robin Robin
  • Nov. 26 – A Castle For Christmas
  • Nov. 26 – School of Chocolate
  • Nov. 28 – Elves
  • Nov. 30 – Charlie’s Colorforms City: Snowy Stories


  • Dec. 2 – Single All the Way
  • Dec. 3 – The Great British Baking Show: Holidays: Season 4
  • Dec. 3 – Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas
  • Dec. 6 – David and the Elves
  • Dec. 14 – StarBeam: Beaming in the New Year
  • Dec. 16 – A California Christmas: City Lights
  • Dec. 22 – Grumpy Christmas
  • Dec. 24 – 1000 Miles from Christmas

More Holiday Programming Coming to Netflix

Coming in November

November 1

  • An Elf’s Story
  • Elf Pets: Santa’s St. Bernards Save Christmas
  • My Dad’s Christmas Date

November 14

  • Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You

November 15

  • Snowbound for Christmas

Coming in December

  • A Naija Christmas
  • How To Ruin Christmas: Season 2

Printable 2021 Netflix Holiday Schedule

Netflix 2021 Christmas Movies

What do you think of Netflix’s complete 2021 lineup of Christmas movies, specials, series, musicals and more? So many good shows to watch, right?! Print your 2021 Netflix holiday schedule so you don’t miss any!

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