Whether your festive traditions include chanting hearts, chestnut toast, cooking kitchens, baking cookies or wrapping gifts, EPCOT is the perfect place to go from November 26th to December 30th.
He EPCOT International Festival Festival presented by AdventHealth includes prized cultural traditions, seasonal flavors and storytellers from the eleven nations of World Showcase. And, during the world’s most magical celebration, the 18-month celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort, guests will discover incredible EARidescences and countless ways to create new memories with family and friends, making this season of holiday is very special.
We are delighted to welcome your loved one. “Processional by candlelightA Disney Parks tradition dating back to 1958 at Disneyland Park. the traditional Christmas story.
This year’s celebrity narrators will include Chita Rivera, Jodi Benson, Alton Fitzgerald White, Lisa Ling, Steven Curtis Chapman, Blair Underwood and Pat Sajak, where more names will be added in the coming weeks. Processional dinner packages also return by candlelight and can be booked online from October 26th.
During the festival, the festive traditions of the world come to life around World Showcase, such as:
- Les Posadas at the Mexico pavilion
- Canadian Holiday Voyageurs in the Canada Pavilion
- Chinese lion dance celebrating the new year in the China Pavilion
- A Hanukkah storyteller along the promenade and charming holiday narrators in France, Italy, Japan, Norway and the UK
- And outside of The American Adventure, you can greet Santa as he prepares for the big day.
Holiday kitchens will cook prized recipes from around the world: from slow-roasted turkey and holiday pot cake to pumpkin gingerbread cheesecakes and mint cups. A new offer, Chestnut cuisine and good holiday mood, will serve roasted chestnuts on the fire and almonds and cashews glazed with cinnamon, filling the air with delicious aromas.
Guests of all ages will enjoy sweets during popularity Holiday cookie walk. Buy five cookies, such as the delicious SNICKERS®-Doodle cookie made with SNICKERS bars or the tasty Chink Crinkle cookie made with DOVE® dark chocolate, at any of the official Cookie Stroll sites listed on the Festival Passport and pick up a matching stamp. Once you’ve collected all five stamps, bring your passport to Holiday Sweets & Treats to receive a special cookie.
Olaf holiday expedition, tradition, scavenger hunting is another fun family activity for guests of all ages. Search for festive traditions that Olaf has gathered from all over the world and that he has lost along the way. Buy the map and stickers at certain festival merchandise locations until stocks run out.
And, what is a holiday season without gifts? From designer fragrances to handmade confectionery sweets, to festive wines and teas from around the world, it’s easy to find gifts for everyone on the list, including the festival’s commemorative products with Olaf.
EPCOT International Festival Festival presented by AdventHealth is available with valid ticket to the amusement park and park reservation on the same date. Come back with us to the Disney Parks blog for more information in the coming weeks.