Every year at Epcot, the holiday season is celebrated with a special event called Holidays Around The World. This year, the festive extravaganza will be held from November 27 through December 30. It is filled with yummy food, joyful music, and wonderful traditions from countries around the globe. Here are the latest details courtesy of Disney:
This winter, soak up the sights and sounds of some of the greatest holiday festivities during Holidays Around the World at Epcot! Amid joyful music and seasonal food favorites, time-honored traditions spring to life as costumed performers present holiday heritage throughout World Showcase.
Although subject to change, festivities may include:
Share your Christmas wishes with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy Hanukkah traditions and experience the spirit of Kwanzaa. Plus, treat your ears to the Voices of Liberty Dickens Carolers—an outstanding a cappella group that sings a special repertoire of classic songs.
Follow the Canadian Holiday Voyageurs on a musical tour through the customs of the Great White North.
Feast your eyes on the colorful Chinese Lion Dance, which brings good fortune and happiness to all during major celebrations like the Lunar New Year and Lantern Festival.
Discover the magic of Père Noël and the joy of the season through a Christmas letter from a child.
Listen as Helga tells the story of the first Christmas tree and the tale of her first Nutcracker.
Meet the kind-hearted witch La Befana who arrives on the eve of the Epiphany to grant gifts to good children.
Hear the fascinating story of the Daruma doll and the Japanese customs of the New Year.
¡Feliz Navidad! Join mariachis and dancers as they bring color and excitement to the music, dances and traditions of a holiday fiesta.
Come! Take a journey through the seasons of holidays in Morocco, where celebrations are “the spice of life.”
Spend time with Sigrid and learn about Julenissen, the Christmas Gnome.
Delve into the vivid stories of Father Christmas, dating back to 15th-century England.
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