International Festive of The Holidays

We love how Epcot are rolling out the special events for each season.  The Christmas event, the International Festive of The Holidays, formerly known as Holidays Around The World is a holiday spectacular, with an abundance of entertainment, meet and greets plus holiday kitchens.


November 19th through to December 30th.

Lineup of Events 2017

  • Festival Center
  • Chip n Dales Christmas Tree Spree
  • Holiday Kitchens
  • Candlelight Processional plus Dining Packages
  • Illuminations:  Reflections of Earth
  • Joyful! A Celebration of The Season

Festival Center

There is a great new festival center where guests can take time out to relax or grab a freshly baked cookie and coffee, whilst the kids participate in arts and crafts.

Inside the Festival Center.

Cookie Nook Counter

Selection of festive cookies.

Guests can watch the cookies being freshly prepared.

Photo opportunity within the center.

Chip n Dale Christmas Tree Spree

Guests can help Chip n Dale collect ornaments for their Christmas tree as they travel around the World Showcase.  There is an extra cost of $ 6.99, which includes map and stickers.  Once complete there is a festive surprise.

Holiday Kitchens

Just like any festival at Epcot it wouldn’t be the same without those delicious food and beverage kiosks that pop up all around the World Showcase.

Kitchens Include:

  • Feast Of the Three Kings
  • NEW – Hokkaido Holiday Kitchen
  • Holiday Sweets and Treats
  • New – Las Posadas Holiday Kitchen
  • New – Shanghai Holiday Kitchen
  • New – Tuscany Holiday Kitchen
  • New – Tarabaki Holiday Kitchen
  • New – Yukon Holiday Kitchen

Some of the delicious offerings available:


Feast of Three Kings

Roasted Pork with Smashed Yuca and Pickled Green Bananas

American Holiday Table

Slow-roasted Turkey with Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans and Cranberry Sauce.

Yukon Holiday Kitchen Canada

Seared Salmon with Royal Maple Whiskey Glaze, Parsnip Silk, Apple Chutney and Hazelnut Croquant.

Bravarian Holiday Kitchen – Germany

Cheese Fondue In a Bread Bowl with Fresh Steamed Baby Vegetables and Marble Potatoes featuring Melissa’s Produce.

Candlelight Processional

Join the 50 piece orchestra and celebrity narrator for the candlelight Processional nightly during the event.  Dining packages with reserved seating is also available.

Illuminations: Reflections of Earth

Special holiday edition of the nighttime spectacular including fireworks, lazers and waterworks.  Not to be missed.

Joyful! A Celebration of the Season

Daily performances of jazz and R&B blended with gospel performed on the Future World Fountain Stage.

Epcot really is even more spectacular during the holiday season, we would highly recommend you spend a full day at the festival to experience everything on offer!