9 Festive Highlights at EPCOT Festival of Holidays

9 Festive Highlights at EPCOT Festival of Holidays

Embark on a holiday journey like no other at the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays, filled with enchanting live entertainment, delectable seasonal treats, and family-friendly activities. At Somewhere Beyond Vacations, we've curated a list of nine festive must-dos for you to enjoy before the festivities conclude on Dec. 30.

Candlelight Processional Tradition:
Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with the EPCOT Candlelight Processional, a cherished Disney Parks tradition. Let celebrity narrators, including Brendan Fraser and Eva Longoria, enchant you with a special retelling of the Christmas story, accompanied by a stunning choir, local community groups, and a 50-piece live orchestra. Nightly performances at America Gardens Theatre at 5:15, 7, and 8:30 p.m.

Spaceship Earth Illumination:
Witness the iconic Spaceship Earth sparkle after sunset, accompanied by the enchanting Disney100 anthem, an original version of “When You Wish Upon a Star.”

Holiday Kitchens Gastronomic Delights:
Indulge in global treats and festive drinks at over 15 Holiday Kitchens. Savor favorites like Cheese Fondue, Slow Roasted Turkey, Spiced Pumpkin Punch, and Cranberry Mimosas.

Holiday Cookie Stroll Extravaganza:
Embark on the delightful Holiday Cookie Stroll, sampling scrumptious cookies from official locations. Purchase any five cookies, collect stamps in your Festival Passport, and redeem them at Holiday Sweets & Treats for a special treat.

Visit Santa Claus:
Meet Santa Claus at the Odyssey Pavilion until Dec. 24. Capture magical moments with Santa daily from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

International Holiday Storytellers:
Explore World Showcase and enjoy merry Holiday Storytellers sharing unique traditions from each country. From Las Posadas in Mexico to Father Christmas in the United Kingdom, experience the rich tapestry of global holiday celebrations.

JOYFUL! A Celebration of the Season:
Don't miss JOYFUL! A Celebration of the Season – a daily musical extravaganza celebrating Christmas and Kwanzaa at the World Showcase Plaza Stage (1:15, 2:20, 3:25, and 4:30 p.m.).

Living with the Land – Glimmering Greenhouses:
Marvel at the holiday lights sparkling at Living with the Land – Glimmering Greenhouses, a unique festive journey showcasing innovative agricultural techniques.

Olaf’s Holiday Tradition Expedition Scavenger Hunt:
Embark on Olaf’s Holiday Tradition Expedition Scavenger Hunt. Purchase a map and stickers, available at festival merchandise locations, to discover traditions Olaf has found in every pavilion.

Capture the Magic:
Enhance your memories with festival-exclusive Magic Shots from Disney PhotoPass Service, featuring beloved characters like Olaf and Sven.

Experience the joy of the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays presented by AdventHealth. To book your magical vacation with exclusive deals, contact Somewhere Beyond Vacations. Ensure you have a valid park admission and a reservation for EPCOT on the same date. Events and entertainment are subject to change without notice. Let us make your holiday dreams come true!"