Event Dates: November 29 – December 30, 2019
Event Tickets: Admission to Epcot® required.
Holidays Around the World is transforming into Epcot® International Festival of the Holidays! 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, delight in stirring live musical productions; savor seasonal food & 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!
One of the most beloved holiday traditions at Epcot – a joyous retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a glorious mass choir.
2019 Candlelight Processional Celebrity Narrators
- TBD November 29 – December 1
- Neil Patrick Harris December 2 – December 5
- Whoopi Goldberg December 6 and 7
- TBD December 8 – 12
- Gary Sinise December 13 – 15
- Pat Sajak December 16 – 18
- TBD December 19 – 21
- Steven Curtis Chapman December 22- 24
- Edward James Olmos December 25 – 26
- TBD December 27 – 28
- Lisa Ling December 29 – 30
Performances are at 5:00 PM, 6:45 PM and 8:15 PM nightly from November 29 – December 30, 2019.
Candlelight Dining Packages:
Savor an extra special treat when you ring in the holiday season with a Candlelight Dining Package. Each package includes lunch or dinner at a select Epcot restaurant and reserved general seating at the America Gardens Theater during the Candlelight Processional. For more information or to make dining reservations, please call (407) WDW-DINE (939-3463).*
*Candlelight Dining Packages do not include Park admission.
Holiday Kitchens – Savor treasured seasonal recipes from around the globe at special kiosks throughout World Showcase.
Chip & Dale’s Christmas Tree Spree – Chip and Dale are collecting ornaments for their Christmas tree—and they need your help! To get started, simply purchase a map and sticker from select merchandise locations, including Pin Central, Disney Traders and World Traveler at International Gateway (maps are US $6.99 plus tax). As you travel around World Showcase, be on the lookout for Chip and Dale as they gather ornaments from holiday decorations in each World Showcase pavilion. Once you spot them, add the corresponding ornament sticker to your map. Then, take your completed map to Disney Traders and exchange it for a festive surprise, courtesy of Chip and Dale!
JOYFUL! A Gospel Celebration of the Season – Rejoice in seasonal sounds that blend inspiring gospel with jazz, R&B and more. Catch daily performances of this uplifting holiday show at the Future World Fountain Stage.
Holiday Storytellers – Listen to legendary holiday folklore from around the world as told at the World Showcase by the legends themselves, including France’s Père Noël, Italy’s La Befana and America’s Santa Claus.
Epcot Holiday Merchandise Stroll through the World Showcase and discover festive holiday gifts for the entire family! Visit Santa’s Village in America Adventure or stop by France for a delicious gourmet treat. You may even catch a glass blower in Germany putting the finishing touches on a seasonal ornament!