An overview of Disney-related events that occured in 2004.
- January 16 - Teacher's Pet: The Movie is released with generally positive reviews from critics but becomes a box office failure.
- February 5 - Miracle
- February 20 - Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen
- March 5 - Hidalgo (Touchstone Pictures)
- April 2 - Home on the Range is released to mixed reviews and becomes a commercial failure.
- April 22 - Sacred Planet
- May 28 - Raising Helen (Touchstone Pictures)
- June 16 - Around the World in 80 Days
- July 2 - America's Heart and Soul
- July 22 - King Arthur (Touchstone Pictures)
- July 30 - The Village (Touchstone Pictures)
- August 11 - The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
- October 4 - Aladdin (re-issue)
- November 5 - The Incredibles is released to universal acclaim and commercial success.
- November 19 - National Treasure
- December 25 - The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (Touchstone Pictures)
- March 6 - Lorenzo (Los Angeles, California)
- May 28 - Lorenzo
- August 31 - One by One
- November 5 - Boundin'
- December 14 - The Cat That Looked at a King
- April 16 - EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival is held runs until May 30, which is celebrated its 10th anniversary.
- October 1 - EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is held runs until November 14.
- November 25 - The Chicken Little balloon makes his debut at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
- November 26 - EPCOT Holidays Around the World is held runs until December 30.
- December 15 - Mary Poppins opens in London's West End.
- January 6 - ABC Cable Networks Group, Fox Kids Europe, and Fox Kids Latin America agree to rebrand its operations under a single umbrella name - Jetix. It would be used as a block on Toon Disney US, and as the replacement name for Fox Kids in Europe, Israel, and Latin America.
- February 17 - After 15 years of on-and-off negotiations, Michael Eisner purchases the Muppets and Bear in the Big Blue House from The Jim Henson Company. This sale does not include other Henson properties such as Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock or shows or movies created by Jim Henson's Creature Shop (such as The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, and Farscape).
- January 3 - Food Rocks closes at Epcot.
- April 15 - Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters opens at Tokyo Disneyland.
- May 1
- May 5 - The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror opens at Disney's California Adventure.
- June 1 - Disney's Typhoon Lagoon celebrates its 15th anniversary.
- September 15 - Haunted Mansion Holiday Nightmare opens at Tokyo Disneyland.
- November 16
- December 1 - The Disney Bear debuts at the Tokyo Disney Resort as part of its Christmas celebrations.
- The Golden Mickeys premiered on the Disney Dream.
- Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular premiered on the Disney Fantasy.
- January 16 - Pixel Perfect premieres on the Disney Channel.
- January 23 - Dave the Barbarian premieres on the Disney Channel.
- January 30 - Fillmore! airs its last episode on Toon Disney.
- February 14 - Lizzie McGuire airs its last episode on the Disney Channel. Jetix launches on Toon Disney as a block.
- February 27 - Lloyd in Space airs its last episode on Toon Disney.
- February 29 - The Weekenders airs its last episode on Toon Disney.
- March 19 - Going to the Mat premieres on the Disney Channel.
- June 11 - Zenon: Z3 premieres on the Disney Channel.
- June 18 - Phil of the Future premieres on the Disney Channel.
- July 16 - Stuck in the Suburbs premieres on the Disney Channel.
- July 31 - The first Fox Kids channel to rebrand to Jetix is the Latin American feed. The French feed rebrands a day later and continues all across Europe and Israel until the German feed rebranded in June 2005, completing the rebranding from Fox Kids to Jetix.
- August 6 - Tiger Cruise premieres on the Disney Channel.
- August 17 - Teamo Supremo airs its last episode on Toon Disney.
- August 21 - Brandy & Mr. Whiskers premieres on the Disney Channel.
- September 12 - Higglytown Heroes premieres on Playhouse Disney.
- September 18 - Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! premieres on Jetix.
- September 22 - Lost, a presentation of Touchstone Television, premieres on ABC.
- October 8 - Halloweentown High premieres on the Disney Channel.
- November 26 - Stanley airs its final episode on Playhouse Disney.
- December 18 - W.I.T.C.H. premieres on Jetix.
- February 10
- February 1 - Disney Princess Enchanted Learning for Leapster
- March 16 - The Lion King: Simba's Big Adventure for V.Smile
- March 19 - Aladdin for Game Boy Advance
- March 31 - Home on the Range for Game Boy Advance
- June 12 - The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Majestic Journey for V.Smile
- July 30 - Scene It? Disney Edition DVD Game
- September 8 - Finding Nemo: The Continuing Adventures for Game Boy Advance
- September 22 - Kim Possible 2: Drakken's Demise for Game Boy Advance
- October 19 - Disney Princess Jewelry Box Collection: Princess Fashion Boutique / Magical Dress-Up / Ariel's Story Studio for PC
- October 31 - The Incredibles is released for Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, and Xbox in North America
- November 5 - The Incredibles is released for Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, and Xbox in Europe
- December 7 - Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories is released for the Game Boy Advance
Home video releases
- January 6
- Rolie Polie Olie: Springy-Time Fun
- Winnie the Pooh: Un-Valentine's Day/A Valentine for You
- January 27 - Alice in Wonderland: The Masterpiece Edition
- February 3 - Ruby Bridges
- February 10 - The Lion King 1½
- February 24 - Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
- March 9 - Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo
- March 16 - Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time
- March 23 - Disney Sing Along Songs: Little Patch of Heaven
- March 30 - Brother Bear
- April 6
- Angels in the Endzone
- The Doctor
- April 20 - The Haunted Mansion
- May 4 - Miracle in Lane 2
- May 18
- June 15 - Teacher's Pet: The Movie
- June 29 - The Cheetah Girls
- July 6 - Bear in the Big Blue House (10 DVDs)
- July 20 - Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen
- August 3
- August 17 - Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers
- August 24 - Ella Enchanted (Miramax Home Entertainment)
- August 31 - The Lion King II: Simba's Pride: 2-Disc Special Edition
- September 7
- Alias: The Complete Third Season (Touchstone Television)
- Disney Princess Sing Along Songs - Once Upon a Dream
- September 14 - Home on the Range
- October 5 - Aladdin: Platinum Edition
- October 12
- Raising Helen
- Disney Learning Adventures: Winnie the Pooh ABC's Discovering Letters and Words
- Disney Learning Adventures: Winnie the Pooh 123's Discovering Numbers and Counting
- October 26 - Mulan: Special Edition
- November 9 - Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas
- November 16 - Eloise at Christmastime
- November 23 - Home Improvement: The Complete First Season (Touchstone Television) (DVD only)
- December 7
- December 14 - Mary Poppins: 40th Anniversary Edition
- December 21 - Around the World in 80 Days
- January 2 - MC Honey
- January 5 - Angel
- January 9 - Felix
- January 11 - Hunkahunka, Sample, Merwin and Dean, Sara
- January 12 - Babyfier
- January 16 - Dr. Ivan Krank, Dennis and Adele, Bonnie & Clyde, Wilbur, Rochelle, Grover Brady, Bri-Dog, Becca Embarcadero, Fiona Ashbury, Stella Valenzia, Horace
- January 23 - Alexandria Quarry, Young Artist, Eric Orben, Sanjay, Dave Barbarian, Candy Barbarian, Fang Barbarian, Uncle Oswidge, Lula, Faffy, Quosmir, The Dark Lord Chuckles the Silly Piggy, Princess Irmaplotz, Queen Zonthara, Argon the Ageless, Ned Frischman, Twinkle the Marvel Horse, Strom the Slayer, Dinky and Cheezette
- January 26 - Slugger
- January 30 - Team Go, Aviarius, Nadine Carter
- February 6 - Zit
- February 10 - Uncle Max, Iron Joe
- February 20 - Lola Cep, Carla Santini
- February 28 - Drowsy, Stopgo
- February 29 - Mr. Tonitini
- March 5 - Vivian
- March 6 - Lorenzo, Molly
- March 26 - Larry
- April 2 - Maggie, Mrs. Calloway, Grace, Buck, Alameda Slim Rico, The Willie Brothers, Ollie, Rusty, Lucky Jack, Jeb, Audrey, Pearl Gesner, Piggies, Sheriff Sam Brown, Larry, Junior the Buffalo, Barry and Bob, The Chicks, Wesley, Oh Boyz
- April 23 - Penny, Wanda Wong, Hank Perkins
- May 21 - Motor Ed, Felix Renton
- May 7 - Mrs. Lipsky
- June 16 - Lau Xing, Phileas Fogg, Monique La Roche, Lord Kelvin, Lord Rhodes, Prince Hapi, Inspector Fix, General Fang, Black Scorpions, Steamer Captain
- June 18 - Lloyd Diffy, Barbara Diffy, Phil Diffy, Pim Diffy, Keely Teslow, Curtis, Debbie Berwick, Lil Danny Dawkins, Tia Deanna Fedichelli, Neil Hackett
- July 30 - Emmett
- August 5 - Mim Possible, Jon Stoppable, Wayne, Bartholomew Lipsky, Miss Go, Professor Demens
- August 11 - Andrew Jacoby, Viscount Mabrey, Nicholas Devereaux
- August 17 - The Troubadour
- August 21 - Brandy Harrington, Mr. Whiskers, Cheryl and Meryl, Ed the Otter, Lola Boa, Margo, Gaspar Le'Gecko
- September 18 - Chiro, Jinmay, Antauri, Sparx, Gibson, Otto, Nova
- October 8 - Ethan Dalloway, Edgar Dalloway, Cody, Phil Flanagan, Pete, Chester
- October 24 - Radika Zamin, Mrs. Gross
- November 5 - Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, Dash Parr, Violet Parr, Jack-Jack Parr, Frozone, Gilbert Huph, Syndrome, Edna Mode, Mirage, The Underminer, Omnidroid v.8, Omnidroid v.9, Omnidroid v.10, Gazerbeam, Bomb Voyage, Stanley, Spike, Dr. Gladys Okra, Squeak
- November 9 - Mona
- November 12 - Frenchfry
- November 16 - Sergeant C4703BK2704-90210
- November 19 - Benjamin Franklin Gates, Riley Poole, Abigail Chase, Ian Howe, Patrick Henry Gates, Peter Sadusky, Victoria, Swapper
- December 7 - Naminé, Axel, Joss Possible, Slim Possible
- December 14 - Cat, King
- December 17 - Cindy
- December 18 - Will Vandom, Irma Lair, Taranee Cook, Cornelia Hale, Hay Lin, Elyon Brown
- December 26 - Mongo
- January 7 - Sofia Wylie (actress and dancer)
- January 10 - Kaitlyn Maher (singer and actress)
- May 22 - Peyton Elizabeth Lee (actress and voice actress)
- June 8 - Francesca Capaldi (actress)
- July 2 - Caitlin Carmichael (actress)
- July 15 - Hayden Rolence (actor)
- July 16 - Ruby Barnhill (actress)
- July 28 - Lauren Lindsey Donzis (actress, voice actress, and singer)
- August 2 - Marlowe Peyton (actress and voice actress)
- October 3 - Noah Schnapp (actor)
- October 30 - Elisha Henig (actor)
- November 11 - Oakes Fegley (actor)
- November 17 - Andre Robinson (actor and voice actor)
- November 27 - Jet Jurgensmeyer (actor and voice actor)
- December 12 - Skylar Katz (rapper and actress)
- December 22 - Bryce Gheisar (actor)
- February 3 - Jason Raize (actor, voice actor, and singer)
- February 5 - John Hench (Imagineer and Disney Legend)
- February 11 - Tony Pope (voice actor)
- March 7 - Paul Winfield (actor and voice actor)
- March 28 - Peter Ustinov (actor, writer, dramatist, and filmmaker)
- May 15 - Jack Bradbury (animator and comic book artist)
- June 5 - Ronald Reagan (actor, politician, and 40th President of the United States of America)
- June 10 - Ray Charles (musician)
- July 1 - Marlon Brando (actor and political activist)
- July 9 - Sammy McKim (film actor and inspirational sketch artist)
- July 16 - Andy Engman (animator)
- July 28 - Sam Edwards (actor)
- September 8 - Frank Thomas (animator)
- October 5 - Rodney Dangerfield (stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, producer, screenwriter, musician, and author)
- October 10 - Christopher Reeve (actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, author, and activist)
- December 28 - Jerry Orbach (actor, voice actor, and singer)
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