An overview of Disney-related events that occured in 2008.
- February 1 - Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert
- February 14 - Step Up 2: The Streets (Touchstone Pictures)
- March 7 - College Road Trip is released to negative reviews.
- May 16 - The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
- June 27 - WALL-E is released to universal acclaim.
- August 1 - Swing Vote (Touchstone Pictures)
- September 26 - Miracle at St. Anna (Touchstone Pictures)
- October 3 - Beverly Hills Chihuahua is released to mixed reviews.
- October 17 - Morning Light
- October 24
- November 21 - Bolt is released to universal acclaim.
- December 25 - Bedtime Stories
- January 7 - The Disney MGM Studios park is renamed Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort.
- January 8 - A portion of a parade float collapses in Tokyo Disneyland during "Disney Dreams on Parade". 24 performers and 1 guest are injured.
- January 31 - Disneyland Dream Suite opens at Disneyland.
- March 14 - Cinderellabration: Lights of Romance has its final performances at the Tokyo Disneyland.
- March 22 - Stitch Live! opens at Walt Disney Studios Park.
- April 15
- April 22 - Disney's Animal Kingdom celebrates its 10th anniversary.
- April 28 - It's a Small World opens at Hong Kong Disneyland.
- May 31 - Toy Story Midway Mania! opens at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
- June 17 - Toy Story Midway Mania! opens at Disney's California Adventure.
- July 8 - The Tokyo Disneyland Hotel opens at the Tokyo Disney Resort.
- September 27
- October 20 - Walt Disney Imagineering Blue Sky Cellar opens at Disney's California Adventure.
- November 27 - Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough reopens at Disneyland.
- January 25 - Minutemen premieres on the Disney Channel.
- January 26 - Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Season 2 premieres on Playhouse Disney.
- February 1 - Phineas and Ferb officially premieres on the Disney Channel.
- February 18 - Power Rangers Jungle Fury debuts and becomes the last Power Rangers series to air on Toon Disney and Jetix.
- June 20 - Camp Rock premieres on the Disney Channel.
- August 22 -The Cheetah Girls: One World premieres on the Disney Channel.
- September 6 - Imagination Movers premieres on Playhouse Disney and Stanley gets cancelled.
- September 26 - The Suite Life on Deck (the sequel to The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) premieres on the Disney Channel.
- September 27- My Friends Tigger & Pooh Season 2 premieres on Playhouse Disney.
- October 8 - Stitch! premieres on TV Tokyo and Disney Channel Japan.
- October 27 - Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales premieres.
- November 3 - Power Rangers Jungle Fury airs its final episode on Toon Disney through Jetix.
- November 8 - Tasty Time with ZeFronk premieres on Playhouse Disney.
- November 20 - The Emperor's New School airs its final episode.
- December 8-The 22-minute version of Wiggle and Learn (TV Series 6) premieres on Playhouse Disney.
- December 17 - A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa premieres on NBC.
- November - Gemstone Publishing loses the Disney comic license and stops publishing Walt Disney's Comics and Stories and Uncle Scrooge.
- January 31 - DuckTales: Scrooge's Quest
- March 6 - Walt Disney Treasures - Uncle Scrooge: A Little Something Special
- November 20 - DuckTales: The Gold Odyssey
- May 6 - Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Battle of the Labyrinth
- June 24 - Disney Lost and Found: Exploring the Hidden Artwork from Never-Produced Animation
- August 5 - Disney Channel Rocks!: A Companion to All Your Favorite Shows
- August 26 - Kingdom Keepers II: Disney at Dawn
- October 14 - Disney's Dogs
- January 8 - Dance Dance Revolution Disney Channel Edition
- February 5 - Turok
- February 26 - Disney Friends
- March 1 - Cars: Rev It Up In Radiator Springs for V.Smile
- April 4 - The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Circle of Spies
- August 7 - Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour
- August 13 - The Cheetah Girls: Passport to Stardom
- October 21 - Disney Sing It
- November 7 - Disney TH!NK Fast for PlayStation 2
- November 18 - Kingdom Hearts coded is released only on mobile phones in Japan
- November 25 - Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force
- December 2 - Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories is released in the United States
- December 18 - Disney TH!NK Fast for Wii
DVD and Blu-ray releases
- January 22 - The Game Plan
- January 29
- Hannah Montana: One in a Million
- Twitches Too: Double Charmed Edition
- February 5
- February 19
- March 4
- 101 Dalmatians: Platinum Edition
- My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Friendly Tails
- March 18 - Enchanted
- April 29 - Classic Caballeros Collection
- May 20
- National Treasure: Book of Secrets
- The Muppet Show: Season Three
- May 27
- June 10
- Home Improvement: The Complete Eighth Season and Final Season (Touchstone Television)
- Army Wives: The Complete First Season (ABC Studios)
- June 17
- July 15
- College Road Trip
- Step Up 2: The Streets: Dance-Off Edition (Touchstone Home Entertainment)
- July 29
- Phineas and Ferb: The Fast and the Phineas
- Wizards of Waverly Place: Wizard School
- August 5
- Little Einsteins: Flight of the Instrument Fairies
- Handy Manny: Manny's Pet Roundup
- August 12 - Mulan / Mulan II 3-Disc Collector's Set
- August 19
- August 26
- September 2
- Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Storybook Surprises
- My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Hundred Acre Wood Haunt
- Desperate Housewives: The Complete Fourth Season (ABC Studios)
- Eli Stone: The Complete First Season (ABC Studios)
- September 9
- Grey's Anatomy: The Complete Fourth Season (ABC Studios)
- Ugly Betty: The Complete Second Season (ABC Studios)
- September 16
- September 23
- Schoolhouse Rock!: Election Collection
- High School Musical 2: 2-Disc Deluxe Dance Edition
- Brothers & Sisters: The Complete Second Season (ABC Studios)
- Samantha Who?: The Complete First Season (ABC Studios)
- October 7
- October 14 - Little Einsteins: The Christmas Wish
- October 21 - Have Yourself a Goofy Little Christmas
- October 28 - Tinker Bell
- November 5
- Walt Disney Treasures: The Chronological Donald, Volume 4
- Dr. Syn, The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh
- November 11 - Scrubs: The Complete Seventh Season (ABC Studios)
- November 18
- Hannah Montana: Season 1
- Hannah Montana DVD Game
- High School Musical DVD Game
- December 2 - The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
- December 9 - Lost: The Complete Fourth Season (ABC Studios)
- December 16
- December 30 - The Secret Life Of The American Teenager: Volume One (ABC Family)
- January 10 - The Little Mermaid opens on Broadway.
- January 12 - Mary Poppins closes in the West End after a three year run.
- March 19 - EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival is held runs until June 1, which is celebrated its 15th Anniversary.
- June 27 - Pixar films begin using the current Walt Disney Pictures logo starting with WALL-E.
- September 26 - EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is held runs until November 9.
- November 18 - Mickey and Minnie Mouse celebrate their 80th birthdays.
- November 27 - The Buzz Lightyear balloon makes its debut in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
- November 28 - EPCOT Holidays Around the World is held runs until December 30.
- December 8 - Disney announces to increase its ownership of Jetix Europe from 74% to 96%, and later eventually purchase the remainder of the company and have them delisted from the Euronext.
- December 24 - Walt Disney Pictures parts ways with Walden Media over the distribution of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, the next film in the Chronicles of Narnia series, citing the weak box-office performance of Prince Caspian and an inability to come to a mutual agreement with Walden over the financial terms of the next film. (Dawn Treader would eventually be picked up by Fox in January 2009.)
- January 21 - Smoke
- January 28 - Badfoot
- February 1 - Mrs. Johnson, Marty the Rabbit Boy
- February 2 - Vivian Garcia-Shapiro
- February 3 - Eliza M. Feyersied
- February 4 - Baljeet Tjinder
- February 5
- February 8 - Vanessa Doofenshmirtz, Farmer and Farmer's Wife
- February 10 - Mindy
- February 16 - The Bettys
- February 17 - Charlene Doofenshmirtz, Carl Karl, Dr. Hirano
- February 22 - Balthazar Horowitz
- February 23 - Betty Jo Flynn, Clyde Flynn
- February 24 - Buck Buckerson
- February 29 - Pinky the Chihuahua
- March 1 - Peter the Panda, Carl Karl
- March 8 - Love Handel, Johnny
- March 10 - Dr. Scorpius
- March 23 - Roger Doofenshmirtz
- April 6 - Dr. Evilini, Professor Crumbs
- April 12 - Talking Zebra, Agent E
- April 19 - Jeffery, Norm
- May 2 - Iron Man, Pepper Potts, James Rhodes, Happy Hogan, Phil Coulson, Nick Fury, Howard Stark, Maria Stark
- May 16 - Caspian X, Miraz
- May 24 - Suzy Johnson, Coltrane, Hildegard Johnson, Jeremy's unnamed drummer
- June 13 - The Incredible Hulk, Betty Ross, Thaddeus Ross, Abomination, Doc Samson, Dr. Samuel Sterns
- June 14 Reginald Fletcher, Winifred Fletcher, Charles Pipping IV
- June 15 - Kelbo Russo
- June 20 - Mitchie Torres, Shane Grey, Tess Tyler, Caitlyn Gellar, Ella Pador, Margaret Dupree, Barron James, Sander Loya, Lola Scott, Nate Grey, Jason Grey
- June 27 - WALL-E, EVE, GO-4, M-O, AUTO, Captain B. McCrea, Hal, John, Mary, Shelby Forthright, SECUR-T, SUPPLY-R, BURN-E, PR-T, Garbage Truck Robot, WALL-A, Presto DiGiotagione, Alec Azam
- July 7 - Terry Otter
- July 19 - Coach Little, Dana Wohl
- July 26 - Captain Jumps-a-Lot
- August 11 - Tiffany Willson
- August 18 - Ranger Ron
- August 26 - Queen Athena, Marina Del Rey, Benjamin, The Catfish Club Band, Stevie, Electric Eels
- September 6 - Imagination Movers, Nina, Warehouse Mouse
- September 8 - Sweet Pea, Marina
- September 12 - Joey
- September 26 - Bailey Pickett, Emma Tutweiller, Woody Fink, Padma Shinivasanviswanathan
- October 3 - Giant Floating Baby Head, Vivian Ashe, Rachel Ashe Lynn, Sam Cortez, Vasquez, Rafferty, Jesus Ramirez, Chloe, Delgado, Papi, El Diablo, Rafa, Montezuma, Chico, Manuel, Chucho, Sebastian, Bimini
- October 8 - Yuna Kamihara, Penny, Kenny, Taro
- October 17 - Kirby Morris, Beppo Brown, Dr. Gevaarlijk
- October 18 - Kijimunaa
- October 24 - Tiara Gold, Jimmy Zara, Donnie Dion, Addison
- October 26 - Ronald Longcape Sr., Ronald Longcape Jr.
- October 28 - Rosetta, Fawn, Silvermist, Iridessa, Clank, Bobble, Fairy Mary, Terence, Vidia, Queen Clarion, Cheese
- November 8 - Woodpecker
- November 21 - Bolt, Mittens, Rhino, Penny, Penny's Mom, Dr. Calico, Penny's Father (actor), Mindy Parker, Agent, The Director, Joey, Vinnie, and Bobby, Blake, Tom, and Billy, Officer Lloyd, Officer Ester, Officer Martin, Thug Actor
- November 23 - Allison
- December 14 - Donna Dontzig
- December 25 - Skeeter Bronson, Jill Hastings, Violet Nottingham, Aspen, Wendy Bronson, Patrick, Marty Bronson, Bobbi
- March 14 - Abby Ryder Fortson (actress)
- September 17 - Mia Talerico (actress)
- December 22 - Madeleine McGraw (actress and voice actress)
- January 15 - Brad Renfro (actor)
- January 19 - Suzanne Pleshette (actress and voice actress)
- April 5 - Charlton Heston (actor and voice actor)
- April 14 - Ollie Johnston (animator)
- May 29 - Harvey Korman (actor and comedian)
- June 22 - George Carlin (stand-up comedian, actor, social critic, and author)
- July 4 - Thomas M. Disch (author and poet)
- July 22 - Estelle Getty (actress and comedian)
- July 25 - Bruce Adler (actor, voice actor, and singer)
- August 9 - Bernie Mac (stand-up comedian, actor, and voice artist)
- September 1 - Don LaFontaine (voice actor)
- September 15 - Richard Wright (musician, composer, singer, and songwriter)
- September 26 - Paul Newman (actor, film director, producer, race car driver, IndyCar owner, entrepreneur, and activist)
- December 25 - Eartha Kitt (singer, actress, dancer, activist, author, and songwriter)
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