Summer has officially arrived and along with beach days and backyard barbecues comes plenty of sunshine. If you’re looking to escape the heat for some much-needed AC and family downtime, check out all the exciting new shows on Netflix for kids in July.

Keep reading for our top picks for kids and family July Netflix movies and shows.


Free Rein: Season 3

Friendships will be tested as the summer residents of Bright Fields compete over a coveted spot on the UK Under 18s team.

Ages: 8 & up
Releases Jul. 6

Family Reunion

A move from Seattle to Georgia means plenty of changes and culture clash in this Netflix Original Family starring Tia Mowry, which follows the story of the new-age McKellan family as they move to the South.

Ages: 7 & up
Releases Jul. 10

3Below: Tales of Arcadia: Part 2

The royal teen aliens are back for the second part of this epic adventure from Guillermo del Toro that expands on the Trollhunters universe.

Ages: 7 & up
Releases Jul. 12

True Tunes: Songs

True and the Rainbow Kingdom fans will love singing along with these fun, modernized versions of nursery songs sung by True and her pals.

Ages: 3 & up 
Releases Jul. 12

Pinky Malinky: Part 3

This hot dog boy and his best buds are back for more silly, fun-filled adventures.

Ages: 5 & up
Releases Jul. 17

The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants: Season 3

George, Harold and their underwear-clad superhero are back for more cheesy jokes and epic pranks.

Ages: 7 & up
Releases Jul. 19

The Worst Witch: Season 3

Things will be a little different for Mildred this school year as her mom joins Cackle's Academy as the school's first non-witch.

Ages: 7 & up
Releases Jul. 26

More Family Movies New to Netflix In July!

In addition to the line-up of new Netflix Originals, you’ll also be able to stream these classic family films and new hits:

Jul. 1
Astro Boy (2009) Ages 9 & up
An android by becomes a hero on his journey to find his own identity.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Ages 8 & up
Johnny Depp stars in a whimsical version of this Roald Dahl classic.

Disney's Race to Witch Mountain (2009) Ages 8 & up
This Disney classic from the '80s gets an action-packed sci-fi-fi reimagining.

Room on the Broom (2013) Ages 3 & up
This sweet short is an instant classic just like the clever book.

Jul. 9
Disney's Mary Poppins Returns (2018) Ages 6 & up
Emily Blunt does an excellent job filling Julie Andrews talented shoes in this sequel.

Jul. 16
Disney’s The Princess and the Frog (2008) Ages 6 & up
The first Black Disney princess breaks the mold and offers some toe-tapping songs.

Jul. 29
The Croods (2013) Ages 8 & up
A family of cave people journey on a life-changing adventure.

Kids' Titles Leaving Netflix In July

Leaving Jul. 1:
Dolphin Tale
Leaving Jul. 2:
Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Leaving Jul. 4:
The Indian in the Cupboard
Leaving Jul. 10:
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Post-Bedtime Bonus: Stranger Things 3

Tuck the kids in and get ready to travel to the Upside Down. The highly-anticipated return of Stranger Things has finally arrived! Ages: Adults only Releases Jul. 4

—Shahrzad Warkentin

All photos: Courtesy of Netflix



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