Elena of Avalor

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  • TV-Y
  • 2016
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.5  (1,862)

Elena of Avalor is a Disney animated television series that premiered in 2016 and ran until 2020. The series follows the adventures of Elena, a brave and confident teenager who becomes the ruler of Avalor, a magical kingdom inspired by diverse Latin cultures. Elena becomes the Crown Princess of Avalor when her parents and grandparents are trapped in a magical amulet. With the help of her family, friends, and advisors, Elena learns to lead her people with compassion and wisdom, while also facing various challenges along the way.

Over the course of four seasons and eighty-five episodes, Elena and her friends have many exciting adventures. In the first episode, Elena is released from the amulet that has held her parents captive for years, and she embarks on a quest to save the kingdom of Avalor from the evil sorceress, Shuriki. As the series progresses, Elena learns more about her heritage and discovers that she has special powers that she can use to protect her kingdom.

One of the standout features of the show is its emphasis on the diverse Latin cultures that inspired the fictional kingdom of Avalor. Throughout the series, viewers are introduced to various cultural traditions, such as music, dance, food, and fashion, while also learning a few Spanish phrases along the way. The show’s creators worked closely with Latin cultural consultants to ensure that the series portrayed these traditions in a respectful and accurate way.

Another notable aspect of the show is its strong female characters. Elena is a great role model for young girls, as she is a capable leader who isn’t afraid to stand up for what she believes in. She is also compassionate and cares deeply about her friends and family. Elena’s best friend, Isabel, is a talented inventor and scientist, who often helps Elena solve problems with her inventions. The series also features a diverse cast of female characters in positions of power, such as Elena’s grandmother, Luisa, who serves as the Chancellor of Avalor, and Mateo’s mother, Shuriki, who was once the ruler of Avalor.

The show’s animation is also worth mentioning. The bright and colorful animation style is both engaging and aesthetically pleasing. The series’ animators also worked hard to incorporate various Latin cultural elements into the show’s visuals, such as intricate patterns and designs inspired by indigenous textiles.

Overall, Elena of Avalor is an entertaining and educational show that is suitable for viewers of all ages. Its focus on diverse Latin cultures and strong female characters sets it apart from other animated series. The show’s vibrant animation style and catchy music will keep viewers engaged, while also teaching them about various Latin traditions and values. Elena of Avalor is a must-watch for anyone who loves Disney animation or is interested in learning more about Latin cultures.

Elena of Avalor is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (76 episodes). The series first aired on July 22, 2016.

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Coronation Day
28. Coronation Day
August 23, 2020
As plans for Princess Elena's coronation are underway, Ash and Esteban's team of topmost dark wizards unleash legendary spirit misfits, the Four Shades of Awesome. In order to save her kingdom, her family and her friends, Princess Elena must journey to the Spirit World and back, and face the ultimate test of her bravery and character before becoming Queen of Avalor.
To Queen or Not to Queen
27. To Queen or Not to Queen
August 16, 2020
When Elena wonders what her life would be like if she had not been born a princess, Zuzo casts a spell to show Elena an alternate reality.
Elena's Day Off
26. Elena's Day Off
August 9, 2020
Elena needs a day off before her coronation.
Heart of the Jaguar
25. Heart of the Jaguar
August 2, 2020
Elena is shown an alternate reality.
Dia de las Madres
24. Dia de las Madres
July 26, 2020
Luisa doubts her mothering skills.
The Lightning Warrior
21. The Lightning Warrior
July 19, 2020
Elena gives Victor and Carla a chance to redeem themselves by helping her free Ixlan, an ancient Maruvian princess.
Sweetheart's Day
20. Sweetheart's Day
May 8, 2020
When Armando tries to impress Marlena on Sweetheart's Day, he accidentally casts a spell that causes everyone in the town to start singing.
Crash Course
19. Crash Course
April 3, 2020
Gabe recruits a flashy wizard, Bronzino, to teach his guards magic, but learns that there are no shortcuts to success.
Giant Steps
18. Giant Steps
February 7, 2020
Naomi returns to Avalor to warn Elena about a growing magical threat to the kingdom.
The Birthday Cruise
17. The Birthday Cruise
January 10, 2020
Elena throws a birthday party for Princess Chloe aboard the royal sailboat, but things go awry when they wash ashore a magical isle inhabited by a cursed sea nymph.
Festival of Lights
16. Festival of Lights
December 6, 2019
A royal family from the Latino Jewish kingdom of Galonia is shipwrecked off the coast of Avalor on their way home to celebrate Hanukkah, so Elena invites them to the palace to celebrate their cherished holiday and learn about their traditions.
The Last Laugh
15. The Last Laugh
November 22, 2019
Naomi has second thoughts about her role on the Grand Council after her childhood friend, Veronica, visits.
Team Isa
14. Team Isa
November 15, 2019
When Elena falls under the spell of a magical bandit named Tito, it's up to Isabel and her friends to save Elena and the kingdom.
Spirit of a Wizard
13. Spirit of a Wizard
October 25, 2019
Mateo and Elena try to free Mateo's grandfather from an enchanted book.
King Skylar
12. King Skylar
October 24, 2019
When Skylar's father falls ill, Skylar becomes king for a day and must learn what it takes to be in charge.
Changing of the Guard
11. Changing of the Guard
October 23, 2019
Elena helps the Royal Seamstress follow her dream of becoming the first female member of Avalor's Royal Guard.
10. Dreamcatcher
October 22, 2019
When Elena's dreams magically start coming to life, she must confront the underlying feelings causing them.
The Family Treasure
9. The Family Treasure
October 21, 2019
Elena and Isabel help two feuding brothers find a valuable treasure hidden by their mother.
Sugar Rush
8. Sugar Rush
October 18, 2019
When Elena has trouble making time for family, Luisa convinces her to reopen the family chocolate shop.
Captain Mateo
7. Captain Mateo
October 17, 2019
Mateo is put in charge of The Royal Guard!
The Magic Within
6. The Magic Within
October 13, 2019
On the eve of Carnaval, Elena attempts to capture Avalor’s most dangerous villain and falls into an ancient well of magic crystals, giving her new magical abilities.
Norberg Peace Prize
5. Norberg Peace Prize
October 11, 2019
Elena takes a trip to the Kingdom of Norberg to help their Queen resolve a dispute with a neighboring kingdom.
The Incredible Shrinking Royals
4. The Incredible Shrinking Royals
October 10, 2019
Magister Julio's first Feast of Friendship goes awry when all the royal guests are magically shrunk.
3. Father-in-Chief
October 9, 2019
Migs brings his three Jaquin kids to work.
To Save a Sunbird
2. To Save a Sunbird
October 8, 2019
After Elena discovers that Hool used up her life force to repair her scepter, she risks everything to save her friend.
Sister of Invention
1. Sister of Invention
October 7, 2019
Isabel tries to prove she‘s old enough to join Elena and her team when they set off on a mission to track down escaped villains Ash and Carla.
Where to Watch Elena of Avalor
Elena of Avalor is available for streaming on the Disney Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Elena of Avalor on demand at Disney+, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV and DisneyNOW.
  • Premiere Date
    July 22, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (1,862)