EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays – Walt Disney World

World Showcase has always emphasized how fantastic and diverse our Earth is and now the focus shifts to embrace the holidays celebrated in these 11 different nations. From November 24th through December 30th guests will enjoy a winter trip around the globe that will fill them with the holiday spirit.


Festival of the Holidays is open to all guests with valid park admission. Children 2 and under will not need a ticket.


International Holiday Kitchens

The kitchen is the heart of holiday goodness and at EPCOT this is no exception. Creating delicious treats for family and friends warms the heart and feeds the soul. Guests will enjoy sampling an incredible variety of holiday foods, drinks, and desserts originating from other cultures and countries, as well as some traditional favorites. These items are available for purchase throughout World Showcase and will have everyone savoring holiday magic.

American Holiday Table (The American Adventure)

Food Items:

  • Slow-roasted Turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, and cranberry sauce
  • Blackened Catfish with Hoppin’ John and comeback sauce
  • Gingerbread Cookie (Cookie Stroll Item)


  • Crooked Can Brewing Company Bah HOPbug IPA (New)  
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Eggnog White Porter
  • Playalinda Brewing Co. Peppermint Chocolate Stout
  • Beer Flight

Bavaria Holiday Kitchen (Germany)

Food Items:

  • Pork Schnitzel with mushroom sauce, spätzle, and braised red cabbage
  • Cheese Fondue in a bread bowl with steamed baby vegetables and marble potatoes
  • Linzer Cookie (Cookie Stroll Item)


  • Possmann Pure Hard Apple Cider
  • The Tank Brewing Co. Prost! Festbier
  • Köstritzer Schwarzbier Bitburger (New)  
  • Regional Riesling
  • Glühwein: House-made hot spiced wine
  • Beer Flight

Bubbles & Brine

Food Items:

  • Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail with prosecco cocktail sauce and grilled lemon  
  • Jonah Crab Claw Cocktail with stone-ground mustard sauce  


  • Moët & Chandon Impérial
  • Veuve Clicquot Rosé
  • Dom Pérignon

Char & Chop

Food Items:

  • Roasted Porchetta with lemon-parsley salsa verde and shaved fennel salad  
  • Grilled IMPOSSIBLE Spicy Sausage with herbed polenta, puttanesca sauce, and ricotta
  • Meat Assorti: Trio of shaved meats with baby arugula, pickled mustard seeds, truffle oil, and grilled ciabatta  


  • Krombacher Pilsner  
  • North Coast Laguna Baja Vienna Lager  
  • Motorworks Brewing Midnight Espresso Coffee Porter  
  • GoGi ‘Birdie’ Pinot Noir
  • Bloody Mary with Seaside Grown Bloody Mary Mix and Kurvball Barbecue Whiskey
  • Beer Flight

Connections Café/Connections Eatery

Food Item:

  • Holiday Sugar Cookie (Cookie Stroll Item)


  • So Many Wishes: Pomegranate-green tea, hibiscus, lemon, and a dash of stardust (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • Coquito Milk Shake (Non-alcoholic beverage)
  • Coquito Milk Shake with Bacardí Superior Rum

Holiday Hearth (World Showplace)

Food Items:

  • Mint Chocolate Mousse Wreath (New)
  • Apple Caramel Crumb Cake (New)
  • Chocolate-covered Toffee Brittle (New)
  • Red Velvet Mini Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

  • Salted Caramel Spaceship Earth Cookie
  • Mouse Crunch made with M&M’S chocolate candies
  • Peppermint Pinwheel Cookie (Cookie Stroll Item)


  • Hot Cocoa by Joffrey’s Coffee (Non-alcoholic Beverage)
  • Frozen Caramel Hot Chocolate with TWIX cookie bar pieces and whipped cream (Non-alcoholic Beverage) (New)
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Jack Frost IPA (New)
  • BrewDog It’s a Beaut Stout (New)
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Milk & Cookies Imperial Milk Stout
  • Peppermint Cocoa: Hot cocoa by Joffrey’s Coffee with peppermint schnapps
  • Beer Flight

Holiday Sweets & Treats (Showcase Plaza)

Food Items:

  • Peppermint Sundae: Chocolate ice cream, whipped cream, and peppermint candy


  • Hot Cocoa by Joffrey’s Coffee (Non-alcoholic Beverage)
  • Chocolate Peppermint Shake featuring Twinings Peppermint Cheer Tea (Non-alcoholic Beverage)
  • Breckenridge Brewery Christmas Ale
  • Brew Hub Sugar Plum Red Ale (New)
  • Left Hand Brewing Co. Chai Milk Stout (New)
  • Hot Cocoa by Joffrey’s Coffee with assorted liqueurs (Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur, Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream Liqueur, or Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey)
  • Chocolate Peppermint Shake featuring Twinings Peppermint Cheer Tea and whipped cream vodka
  • Beer Flight

L’Chaim! Holiday Kitchen (Between Morocco and France)

Food Items:

  • Pastrami on Rye with house-made pickles and deli mustard
  • Smoked Salmon Potato Latke
  • Potato Latkes (Plant-based)
  • Rugalach: Pastry filled with raspberry jam, walnuts, and cinnamon (New)  
  • Black and White Cookie (Plant-based) (Cookie Stroll Item)


  • Brooklyn Brewery Winter IPA
  • Frozen New York Whiskey Sour featuring Manifest Whiskey and Manischewitz Blackberry Wine

Le Marche de Noël Holiday Kitchen (France)

Food Items:

  • Crème de Saumon Fumé en Brioche à l’Aneth, Concombre: Cream of smoked salmon in house-made dill brioche bread with cucumber (New)
  • Rôti de Jambon Sauce Moutarde à l’Ancienne, Patate Douce Rôties: Roasted ham with mushrooms, pearl onions, bacon, mustard sauce, and roasted sweet potatoes
  • Bûche de Noël au Pain D’Épices, Ganache Chocolat au Lait et Noisettes: Gingerbread Christmas log with milk chocolate and hazelnut ganache (New)


  • Frozen Hot Chocolate Martini: Grey Goose La Vanille Vodka, vodka, chocolate milk, and whipped cream
  • Le Joyeux de Noël: Vodka, Grey Goose Vodka, cold brew coffee, sea salt caramel toffee, and peppermint (New)
  • Blood Orange Mimosa: Pol Remy Sparkling Wine, orange juice, and blood orange (New)

Nochebuena Cocina

Food Items:

  • Tamale with chorizo, plant-based cotija cheese and spicy red chile sauce (Plant-based)
  • Pernil: Mojo pork with tostones and ketchup-mayonnaise
  • Spiced Chocolate Cookie (Cookie Stroll Item)


  • Ponche Navideño: Mexican Christmas punch with apples, pears, guava, oranges, dried hibiscus, brown sugar, tamarind, cinnamon sticks, and clove (Non-alcoholic beverage) (New)
  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Horchata Beer

Las Posadas Holiday Kitchen (Mexico)

Food Items:

  • Giant Tostada de Chorizo: Giant tostada with chipotle black bean purée, ground chorizo, salsa verde, queso cotija, crema Mexicana, and pickled onions (New)
  • Tamale de Barbacoa: Shredded barbacoa beef in a corn masa topped with mole negro, queso cotija, crema Mexicana, and pickled onions (New)
  • Dulce de Leche Churro sprinkled with cinnamon-sugar


  • Apple Margarita: Centinela Blanco Tequila, apple purée, black tea-cinnamon cordial, and Nixta Corn Liqueur topped with whipped cream and holiday salt (New)
  • Horchata Margarita: Cinnamon-infused Ilegal Mezcal, Abasolo Corn Whiskey, Agua de Horchata, and cinnamon-horchata rum
  • Holiday Cerveza: Mexican Artisanal Craft Lager with black currant liqueur (New)

Refreshment Outpost (Near Africa Outpost)

Food Items:

  • Peanut stew with sweet potatoes, mustard greens, and roasted peanuts (Plant-based)
  • DOLE Whip Raspberry


  • Ciderboys Caramel Apple Hard Cider (New) 
  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Cinnamon Orange Cranberry Ale (New) 
  • Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co. Gingerbread White Stout (New) 
  • Pumpkin Spice Ginger Cocktail featuring Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka (New)

Refreshment Port (Near the Canada Pavilion)

Food Item:

  • Turkey Poutine: Sweet potato fries with turkey gravy, cranberry relish, and crispy onions


  • Gingerbread Milk Shake (Non-alcoholic Beverage)
  • Eggnog (Non-alcoholic Beverage)
  • Keel Farms Hard Pumpkin Cider (New)
  • Pasek Cellars Cranberry Wine
  • Gingerbread Milk Shake with Whipped Cream Vodka
  • Firenog: Eggnog with Fireball Cinnamon Whisky

Swirled Showcase

Food Items:

  • Mickey-shaped Liquid Nitro Cake
  • Soft-serve in a Waffle Cone: Vanilla, apple-cinnamon, and salted caramel
  • Cream Soda Float with vanilla soft-serve
  • Fanta Grape Float with vanilla soft-serve


  • Frozen Apple Pie (Non-alcoholic Beverage)
  • Cinnamon Apple Cider (Non-alcoholic Beverage)
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Toasted Coconut Porter
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Toasted Coconut Porter Float with salted caramel soft-serve
  • Berry Fizz Fragolino Red Sparkling Wine Float with vanilla soft-serve

Shanghai Holiday (China)

Food Items:

  • Chicken Skewer with creamy peanut sauce
  • Beef and Noodle Soup Bowl with slow-braised beef shank, green onion, and house-made chili oil
  • Vegetable Spring Rolls with citrus sauce


  • Bubble Tea: Classic milk tea with black and white boba pearls
  • Brew Hub Year of the Dragon – Dragon Fruit Lager
  • Butterfly Lantern with butterfly pea blossom gin, vodka, prickly pear, lychee, soda water, and boba (New)
  • Kung Fu Master with vodka, triple sec, mango, orange juice, and soda water
  • The Lucky Mo with citrus vodka, peach schnapps, piña colada mix, orange juice, and soda water

Shi Wasu Holiday Kitchen (Japan)

Food Items:

  • Sushi Tree: Sushi roll with krab meat and cream cheese topped with Aonori seaweed, Ikura salmon roe, and spicy mayonnaise
  • New Year Celebration Soba: Buckwheat soba noodles in a hot dashi soup with yuzu, shrimp tempura, and chopped green onion
  • Sweet Potato Mochi Cake: Gooey sweet potato mochi cake with purple sweet potato cream, strawberry, black sugary syrup, and sesame seeds (New)


  • Ichigo Milk Boba: Cranberry and yuzu cream drink featuring Japanese calpico soft drink and popping strawberry boba pearls (Non-alcoholic Beverage)  
  • Japanese Christmas Punch: Shōchū, plum wine, cranberry, and lemon
  • Choya Sparkling Plum Wine (New)
  • Sapporo Premium Beer

Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina (Morocco)

Food Items:

  • Grilled Kebabs with carrot-chickpea salad and garlic aïoli
    • Lamb Kefta
    • Chermoula Chicken
  • Stone-baked Moroccan Bread with hummus, chermoula, and zhoug dips (Plant-based)


  • Bold Rock Orchard Frost Hard Cider (New) 
  • Gulf Stream Brewing Company Holiday Snakebite (New) 
  • Woodchuck Winter Chill Hard Cider
  • Fig Cocktail with fig vodka and white cranberry juice
  • Hard Cider Flight

Tuscany Holiday Kitchen (Italy)

Food Items:

  • Montanara: Fried house-made pizza dough with pomodoro sauce, parmesan, and fresh basil (New)
  • Farfalle Salmone Affumicato: Farfalle pasta with smoked salmon and cream sauce (New)
  • Torta Caprese: Flourless chocolate torta with chocolate sauce and vanilla cream (New)
  • Dolce Pizza: Fried house-made pizza dough with sugar and cinnamon (New)


  • Prosecco
  • Moscato
  • Chianti
  • Italian Sangria (Red or White)
  • Italian Margarita with tequila and limoncello
  • Peroni Pilsner

Wine & Wedge

Food Items:

  • Assorted Artisanal Cheeses and Accompaniments  
  • Boursin Fig & Balsamic Soufflé with fig tapenade  
  • Southern Pimento Cheese with bread-and-butter pickled vegetables and grilled bread    
  • Artist Palette of Wine and Cheese: Assorted artisanal cheeses and accompaniments paired with Selbach-Oster Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese, Hartley Apple Brandy, and Florida Orange Groves Winery Black and Blue Port  


  • Selbach-Oster Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese  
  • Hartley Apple Brandy
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Black and Blue Port  
  • Flight


Yukon Holiday Kitchen (Canada)

Food Items:

  • Seared Salmon with butternut squash purée, maple-bourbon glaze, and fennel-arugula salad (New)
  • Beef Bourguignon with crushed potatoes
  • Snickerdoodle Cookie made with SNICKERS bar pieces (Cookie Stroll Item)


  • Frozen Joffrey’s Coffee (Non-alcoholic Beverage)
  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Peanut Butter Banana Porter
  • Playalinda Brewing Co. Maple Cookie Blonde Ale
  • Collective Arts Coffee Maple Porter
  • Regional Icewine
  • Regional Red Wine
  • Frozen Joffrey’s Coffee with Tap 357 Whisky
  • Beer Flight

Additional Festival Locations

Want even more holiday cheer? Stop by select food and beverage locations for an array of seasonal treats.

Funnel Cake

  • Holiday Cinnamon Celebration Funnel Cake topped with powdered sugar, vanilla ice cream, cinnamon cookie crunch, cream cheese whipped cream, and gold dust inspired by the culinary treasures of the Kingdom of Rosas in Disney’s all-new animated musical film, Wish.

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company

  • Horchata Cold Brew: A holly jolly blend of Joffrey’s Shakin’ Jamaican Cold Brew and horchata topped with whipped cream and cinnamon (Non-alcoholic Beverage) (Spirited version available with Creamy Spiced Rum)

Sunshine Seasons

  • Jingle Sugar Cookie made with M&M’S chocolate candies (Cookie Stroll Item)

Decorations and Entertainment

There is so much to see and enjoy throughout the park including live entertainment. From storytellers and singers, to a Santa Claus meet and greet, guests of all ages will find magical moments awaiting them around every corner.

JOYFUL! and Voices of Liberty

World Showcase Plaza

  • JOYFUL! A Celebration of the Season – Experience the joy of Christmas and Kwanzaa with the uplifting Gospel, R&B and holiday songs performed by this ‘Joyful!’ vocal ensemble.
    • Show Times: 1:15 PM, 2:20 PM, 3:25 PM and 4:30 PM

American Adventure Pavilion

  • Voices of Liberty – Voices of the Season – Embrace the spirit of the season with the festive a cappella holiday music of the Voices of Liberty dressed as Dickens Carolers.
    • Show Time: Check the schedule or My Disney Experience App.

Holiday Storytellers and Santa Claus

Travel through World Showcase and discover holiday traditions celebrated by diverse cultures. Storytellers appear daily unless otherwise noted.

  • Mexico Pavilion – Las Posadas Celebration (Sunday through Thursday) – ¡Feliz Navidad! Join the fun and pageantry of Las Posadas with dancers, piñatas and the music of Mariachi Cobre.
  • Norway Pavilion – A Mischievous Magical Barn Santa – Celebrate the season with laughter as a mischievous Barn Santa visits Sigrid, an unsuspecting Christmas storyteller.
  • China Pavilion – Chinese Lion Dancer – Catch a glimpse of a colorful performance that brings good fortune and happiness in the Lunar New Year.
  • Italy Pavilion – La Befana – Come hear the tale of La Befana, the kindhearted witch who visits sleeping young children on the Eve of the Epiphany.
  • Japan Pavilion – Daruma Storyteller – Hear the fascinating story of the Daruma doll and the Japanese customs of the New Year!
  • Hanukkah Storyteller (Between the Morocco and France Pavilions) – Witness a storyteller recount traveling abroad to explore the diverse music and traditions of Hanukkah around the world.
  • France Pavilion – Pere Noel – Visit with Père Noël and rediscover the magic of Christmas through the letter of a delightful child.
  • United Kingdom Pavilion – Father Christmas – Join Father Christmas as he rings in the season, sharing the traditions of the United Kingdom with good cheer.
  • Canada Pavilion – Canadian Holiday Voyageurs – Explore holiday customs from the various regions of Canada on a musical tour of the Great White North with the Canadian Holiday Voyageurs.
  • The Odyssey Pavilion – Santa Greeting (Daily through December 24, 2023) – Stop by for a photo with jolly Santa Claus—also known as St. Nick, Père Noël and Father Christmas around the world!
    • Santa Greeting scheduled for 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:30 PM, 5:00 PM and 6:30 PM

Living with the Land: Glimmering Greenhouses

The holiday version of the classic EPCOT attraction is largely the same as Living with the Land throughout the rest of the year, but seasonally it is adorned with plenty of festive lights and oversized holiday props.

Holiday Cookie Stroll

Holiday Cookies from the Holiday Cookie Stroll for the 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

Holiday Cookies from the Holiday Cookie Stroll for the 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

The official Holiday Cookie Stroll gives guests a chance to make sweet memories while enjoying a delicious snack. Guests can make their experience even more fun by picking up a festival Passport and collecting a stamp at each International Holiday Kitchen they visit. Those who sample five select holiday cookies and track them in their Passports can stop by Holiday Sweets & Treats to receive a special complimentary cookie. Guests can even bring back their stamped Passport to EPCOT at any time during the festival to complete their stroll.

Holiday Cookie Stroll cookies:

  • Nochebuena Cocina: Spiced Chocolate Cookie
  • Yukon Holiday Kitchen: Snickerdoodle Cookie made with SNICKERS® bar pieces
  • L’Chaim! Holiday Kitchen: Black and White Cookie (plant-based)
  • American Holiday Table: Gingerbread Cookie
  • Bavaria Holiday Kitchen: Linzer Cookie
  • Holiday Hearth Desserts: Peppermint Pinwheel Cookie
  • Sunshine Seasons: Jingle Sugar Cookie made with M&M’S® chocolate candies
  • Connections Café: Holiday Sugar Cookie

Olaf’s Holiday Tradition Expedition

Go on a festive quest around World Showcase hunting for holiday traditions with Olaf! The loveable snowman has been sledding through World Showcase discovering how others celebrate the holidays, but he's lost some of the traditions along the way. Guests can help Olaf relocate the traditions by participating in a "world wide" scavenger hunt that ends with a surprise worth melting for! This activity is open to guests of all ages.

Guests can purchase a Scavenger Hunt map and stickers ($9.99+tax) at participating locations in EPCOT including:

  • Creations Shop
  • World Traveler

Once guests locate all of the traditions, they can receive a surprise gift that will warm their hearts (available while supplies last)!

  • Disney Traders
  • Creations Shop
  • World Traveler

2023 Festival Merchandise

Shop til you drop! Bring home delightful home decor, stylish accessories, thoughtful gifts and so much more all themed to this EPCOT celebration!

Passholder Exclusives

Candlelight Processional

During Festival of the Holidays, the American Garden Pavilion is home to the Candlelight Processional. A celebrity narrator will share the biblical Christmas story with guests of all cultures and faiths. To make this program even more special, a choir, orchestra, and American Sign Language interpreter will also partake in telling this story that means so much to so many.  This beautiful presentation will be offered three times each day and runs about 45 minutes.

  • Chrissy Metz (NEW): Nov. 24-25
  • Luis Fonsi (NEW): Nov. 26-27
  • Ann-Margret (NEW): Nov. 28
  • Ashely Eckstein: Nov. 29
  • Bart Millard: Nov. 30-Dec. 2
  • John Stamos: Dec. 3-5
  • Neil Patrick Harris: Dec. 6-8
  • Marlee Matlin: Dec. 9-11
  • Brendan Fraser (NEW): Dec. 12-14
  • Eva Longoria (NEW): Dec. 15-16
  • Joey McIntyre (NEW): Dec. 17-18
  • Sterling K. Brown (NEW): Dec. 19-20
  • Jordan Fisher (NEW): Dec. 21-23
  • Steven Curtis Chapman: Dec. 24-26
  • Audra McDonald (NEW): Dec. 27-28
  • Lisa Ling: Dec. 29-30

Candlelight Dinner Packages

Priority seating to Candlelight Processional is available to guests who make reservations at select EPCOT restaurants. Guests must have valid park admission and a park reservation to dine in the park and will only have reserved seating to one of the shows.

Candlelight Processional Dining Packages are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and start at:

  • Breakfast: $63 plus tax per person for adults and $40 plus tax per person for children, ages 3-9.
  • Lunch/Dinner: $41 plus tax per person for adults and $24 plus tax per person for children, ages 3-9.

Guests can make dining reservations for the Candlelight Processional at these restaurants:





Child (3-9)






Child (3-9)

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall Norway Pavilion





Biergarten Restaurant

Germany Pavilion



Coral Reef Restaurant

The Living Seas



Garden Grill Restaurant 

The Land Pavilion





Le Cellier Steakhouse 

Canada Pavilion



Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue 

American Adventure Pavilion

Same-Day Dining


Rose & Crown Dining Room

United Kingdom Pavilion



Spice Road Table

Morocco Pavilion



In addition to pre-arranged reservations, EPCOT will offer a limited number of Same-Day Dining Reservations for adults at Regal Eagle Smokehouse. Guests interested in this option may stop by the restaurant to check availability.

To reserve Candlelight Dining Packages, guests can visit Disney's website or may call (407) 939-3463.

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