The Yule Bell is a large bell that appears in the 2017 Disney featurette Olaf's Frozen Adventure. It is part of an annual tradition for Arendelle in which it is rang by the royal family to signify the beginning of the Christmas holiday season.
Role in the short
King Agnarr and Queen Iduna would ring the Yule Bell every year to let Arendelle know the Christmas had begun. As Anna and Elsa grew, they accompanied their parents in ringing the bell. However, when the girls were separated and the gates were closed, the bell was put into storage and not rung again for thirteen years.
When the gates were finally opened following Elsa's coronation, the bell was brought out of storage to to be rung again that winter. Kristoff and Sven presented the bell to the kingdom, where it was hoisted into position on the castle. At the stroke of noon, Elsa, Anna, and Olaf then all rang the bell to mark the start of the kingdom's first Christmas in thirteen years.
After the Arendellians disperse to go home for their own holiday traditions, Anna asks Elsa if their family has any traditions. The only instance that Elsa can recall was the annual ringing of the bell, although Anna points out that the bell was more for the kingdom rather than something personal to their family.