8 New Christmas Movies and specials coming to Netflix in 2023

During the holiday season, many streaming platforms, including Netflix, release a variety of New Christmas Movies and Specials.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting world of holiday cheer as Netflix unveils a dazzling lineup of 8 brand-new Christmas movies and specials for the year 2023. From heartwarming tales of love and friendship to whimsical adventures filled with the magic of the season, these festive releases promise to be the perfect addition to your holiday watchlist.

Join us as we unwrap these delightful stories that will warm your heart and bring the spirit of Christmas to life on your screen.

List of New Christmas Movies & Specials

Strawberry Chortcake: Perfect Holiday

Coming to Netflix: November 1st, 2023

Arriving on Netflix is a festive Christmas animation special, featuring a prominent character from the well-loved children’s franchise Strawberry Shortcake. This franchise has already established itself with numerous specials and series available on the streaming platform.

In this engaging 45-minute special, viewers will follow Strawberry and her Berry friends as they unite to rescue Winter Swirl, taking on a mischievous villain with a penchant for stealing cookies.

Notably, the voice cast for this special includes the talented Ana Sani, Diana Kaarina, and Andrea Libman, adding an extra layer of excitement to the production.

The Claus Family 3 (2023)

Coming to Netflix: November 8th

Hailing from Belgium, the holiday-themed fantasy drama titled “The Claus Family” made its Netflix debut in 2020, followed by a sequel in 2021. Fast forward two years, and director Ruben Vandenborre is bringing the Claus family back for another adventure.

Netflix Synopsis :

When the delivery of presents goes wrong and Grandpa Noël gets in trouble, siblings Jules and Noor must work together to save Christmas. Can they do it?

Best. Christmas. Ever!

Coming to Netflix: November 16

It’s a yearly tradition to anticipate a major romantic comedy release, and this year, we have “Best. Christmas. Ever!” taking the spotlight. This delightful film is directed by Mary Lambert and is inspired by an original story crafted by Charles Shyer and Todd Calgi Gallicano.

Throughout the 80-minute runtime, you’ll witness the bonds of friendship put to the test following the debut of a holiday newsletter.

The star-studded cast of this romantic comedy includes Heather Graham (known for Austin Powers), Jason Biggs (famous for American Pie and Orange is the New Black), Brandy Norwood (renowned for her role in “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer”), and Matt Cedeño (known for “Power”).

The Bad Guys: A Very Bad Holiday (2023)

Coming to Netflix: November 30th

Man this has to be our favourite, In 2023, Netflix is set to premiere another Christmas special, a 22-minute production from DreamWorks Animation Television designed as a companion piece to the main movie.

This prequel to the primary film delves into the mischievous adventures of our beloved characters as they devise a Christmas heist.

The Great British Baking Show: Holidays

Coming to Netflix: will update shortly —

This has been an exceptional year for fans of The Great British Baking Show in the United States who also happen to be Netflix subscribers. They’ve had the privilege of enjoying weekly episodes from the latest seasons, along with the added delight of two spin-off series, Junior and Professional.

Just as a friendly reminder, the holiday episodes available on Netflix are from the preceding year. So, if you’ve been missing Matt Lucas, you’re in for a treat as you’ll have one more chance to see him in action with the 2022/23 episodes arriving this year.

The initial episode showcased notable personalities from Channel 4, the British network broadcasting the show, while the second episode featured contestants from previous seasons.

Family Switch

Coming to Netflix: November 30th

While Christmas isn’t the primary focus of this upcoming body-switch comedy film, it’s worth mentioning here anyway.

The movie revolves around the Walker family, who experience a peculiar body-swapping phenomenon after an encounter with an enigmatic astrological reader.

The cast boasts some well-known names, including Ed Helms (known for his role in “The Office”), Jennifer Garner (featured in “Yes Day”), Emma Myers (from “Wednesday”), and seasoned actors Rita Moreno and Brady Noon.

Gabby’s Dollhouse: The Mermaid Christmas Cruise

Coming to Netflix: November 6th

Gabby’s Dollhouse” has already welcomed several specials into its collection on Netflix, strategically distributed within the existing eight seasons, and there are more of these delightful additions on the horizon.

According to DreamWorks Animation, here’s a sneak peek of what awaits you in the upcoming special

Virgin River (Season 5 – Part 2)

Coming to Netflix: November 30th

After the action-packed fifth season of Virgin River premiered in September, viewers can look forward to a more traditional and festive Virgin River atmosphere at the end of November when two holiday-themed episodes are set to air.


As the year draws to a close and the holiday season approaches, Netflix is here to make your spirits bright with the promise of 8 new Christmas movies and specials for 2023. These cinematic treasures are the perfect gift for those seeking heartwarming stories, festive laughter, and the timeless magic of Christmas. So, whether you’re looking for love, adventure, or simply a cozy evening by the fireplace, these new releases are sure to add an extra layer of joy and enchantment to your holiday season. Gather your loved ones, prepare the hot cocoa, and let the merriment begin. Netflix’s 2023 Christmas lineup is your ticket to a season filled with warmth, wonder, and unforgettable memories.

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