Celebrate The Season At Epcot’s International Festival Of The Holidays In 2018

With Christmas trees appearing in local shops and holiday music playing everywhere, the holiday season will soon be in full swing at Walt Disney World this month. Epcot plays host to the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays from November 18 through December 30 this year with even more seasonal delights in store for us than ever before. Here’s everything you need to know courtesy of Disney!


Discover a festival like no other, featuring the joyous holiday traditions of our 11 World Showcase nations. Epcot International Festival of the Holidays surrounds you in the wondrous sights, sounds and flavors of the season, as celebrated by cultures near and far.

Come and delight in stirring live musical productions. Savor seasonal food and beverage specialties at the expanded Holiday Kitchens. And take a festive global tour—as costumed performers bring time-honored traditions to life throughout World Showcase!

Holiday Kitchens

Savor treasured seasonal recipes from around the globe at special kiosks throughout World Showcase.

Candlelight Processional

Experience the story of Christmas with a celebrity narrator, a 50-piece orchestra and a full choir – presented three times per night from November 22 through December 30, 2018.

Candlelight ProcessionalCandlelight Processional Dining Packages

Relish a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner, along with guaranteed seating to view the Candlelight Processional – a perfect way to ensure the best experience for this popular holiday event!

Chip & Dale’s Christmas Tree Spree

Chip & Dale are on a scavenger hunt, collecting ornaments for their Christmas tree – and they need your help!

JOYFUL! A Celebration of the Season

Experience the joy of Christmas and Kwanzaa in the uplifting Gospel, R&B, and holidays songs of the “Joyful!” vocal ensemble, the daily performances at the Future World Fountain Stage.

Illuminations: Reflections of Earth

Thrill to the splendor of music, lights, lasers – and an extra-festive holiday finale – as the World Showcase promenade bursts to life each night.


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