Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

View Update Details: Last Update 9/21/2019

9/21/2019: Added Holiday Kitchen offerings for 2019
9/21/2019: Added Ming-Na Wen, Isabella Rossellini and Marlee Matlin as celebrity narrators
7/25/2019: Added celebrity narrators for Candlelight Processional
7/25/2019: Added Candlelight Dining package prices
7/25/2019: Added Candlelight Processional dates and dining packages

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 29th 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.

Festival of the Holidays








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.

Candlelight Processional Dates
  • November 29-December 1 – Ming-Na Wen
  • December 2-5 – Neil Patrick Harris
  • December 6-7 – Whoopi Goldberg 
  • December 8-10 – Isabella Rossellini
  • December 13-15 – Gary Sinise 
  • December 16-18 – Pat Sajak 
  • December 22-24 – Steven Curtis Chapman 
  • December 25-26 – Edward James Olmos 
  • December 27-28 – Marlee Matlin
  • December 29-30 – Lisa Ling 

Dinner Packages

Priority seating to Candlelight Processional is available to guests who make reservations at select Epcot restaurants. Guests must have valid park admission 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: $40 plus tax per person for adults and $23 plus tax per person for children, ages 3-9.
  • Lunch: $52 plus tax per person for adults and $16.99 plus tax per person for children, ages 3-9.
  • Dinner: $57 plus tax per person for adults and $19 plus tax per person for children, ages 3-9.
Candlelight Processional Dining Packages

Guests can make lunch or dinner reservations for the Candlelight Processional at these restaurants:

Restaurants Lunch
Child (3-9)
Child (3-9)
Ale & Compass*
Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
$57.00 $25.00 $67.00 $25.00
Biergarten Restaurant
Germany Pavilion
$60.00 $34.00 $60.00 $34.00
Chefs de France
France Pavilion
$65.99 $17.99 $75.99 $22.99
Coral Reef Restaurant
The Living Seas
$74.00 $25.00 $74.00 $25.00
The Garden Grill*
The Land Pavilion
$68.00 $41.00 $68.00 $41.00
La Hacienda de San Angel
Mexico Pavilion
N/A N/A $85.00 $25.00
Nine Dragons Restaurant
China Pavilion
$52.00 $16.99 $59.95 $19.00
Restaurant Marrakesh
Morocco Pavilion
$52.00 $19.00 $63.00 $19.00
Rose & Crown Dining Room
United Kingdom Pavilion
$62.00 $25.00 $62.00 $25.00
San Angel Inn Restaurante
Mexico Pavilion
$63.00 $20.00 $78.00 $25.00
Spice Road Table
Morocco Pavilion
$52.00 $19.00 $63.00 $19.00
Teppan Edo
Japan Pavilion
$72.00 $20.50 $84.25 $23.00
Tokyo Dining
Japan Pavilion
$68.00 $20.50 $78.00 $23.00
Trattoria al Forno*
Disney’s BoardWalk
$68.00 $25.00 $68.00 $25.00
Tutto Italia Ristorante
Italy Pavilion
$64.00 $22.00 $70.00 $25.00
Via Napoli
Italy Pavilion
$54.00 $20.00 $57.00 $24.00

Guests will also have the option of making breakfast reservations at the following restaurants:

  • Ale & Compass Breakfast Buffet: $40.00 for adults; $23.00 for children
  • Garden Grill Breakfast: $56.00 for adults; $34.00 for children
  • Trattoria al Forno Bon Voyage Adventure Breakfast: $58.00 for adults; $35.00 for children


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

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.

Festival Passports:

  • 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 Santa Mickey Sugar Cookie.
  • Holiday Cookie Stroll cookies:
    • Bavaria Holiday Kitchen: Linzer Cookie
    • American Holiday Table: Gingerbread Cookie
    • Yukon Holiday Kitchen: Peppermint Pinwheel Cookie
    • Feast of the Three Kings: Chocolate Crinkle Cookie
    • L’Chaim! Holiday Kitchen: Black and White Cookie
American Holiday Table (The American Adventure)

American Holiday Table (The American Adventure)

Enjoy a seasonal salute—dig into traditional dishes reminiscent of grandma’s cooking at the American Adventure Pavilion.

Food Items:

  • Slow-Roasted Turkey with Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans and Cranberry Sauce (kid-approved)
  • Hand-carved Smoked Ham with Green Beans and Sweet Potato Casserole (gluten-friendly and kid-approved)
  • Chocolate Pecan Tart with Whipped Cream and Whisky-caramel Sauce (vegetarian)
  • Gingerbread Cookie


  • Hot Cocoa (non-alcoholic) (kid-approved)
  • 81Bay Brewing Company Cinnamon Cranberry Orange Wheat Ale, Tampa, FL
  • Shipyard Eggnog White Porter, Clearwater, FL
  • Playalinda Brewing Co. Peppermint Chocolate Porter, Titusville, FL
  • Cocoa Candy Cane: Hot Cocoa with Peppermint Schnapps
  • Holiday Beer Flight also available
Bavaria Holiday Kitchen (Germany)

Bavaria Holiday Kitchen (Germany)

Willkommen—help yourself to heartwarming holiday dishes and refreshing beverages at the Germany Pavilion.

Food Items:

  • Potato Dumpling with Mushroom Sauce (kid-approved)
  • Pork Schnitzel with Mushroom Sauce and Spaetzle
  • Cheese Fondue in a Bread Bowl with Fresh Steamed Baby Vegetables and Marble Potatoes (kid-approved)
  • Black Forest Roulade with Cherry Whipped Cream
  • Linzer Cookie

Select dishes feature Melissa’s Produce


  • Possmann Pure Hard Apple Cider, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Possmann Pure Hard Black Currant Apple Cider, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Schöfferhofer Pomegranate Hefeweizen, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Regional Riesling
  • Glühwein: House-made Hot Spiced Wine
  • Cider Flight also available
Feast of the Three Kings (Showcase Plaza)

Feast of the Three Kings (Showcase Plaza)

Travel to the Caribbean for a fa-la-la-la-fabulous fusion of food, drink and culture celebrating the story of the Magi.

Food Items:

  • Pastelón: Sofrito-marinated Beef with Sweet Plantains and Olives (gluten-friendly)
  • Queso Fresco-stuffed Arepa topped with Shrimp, Crushed Avocado Aji and Tomato Sauce (gluten-friendly)
  • Arepas topped with Melted Queso Fresco (gluten-friendly and kid-approved)
  • Tres Leches Rice Pudding with Pumpkin Seeds (gluten-friendly)
  • Chocolate Crinkle Cookie


  • Coquito: Tropical Eggnog (non-alcoholic) (kid-approved)
  • M.I.A. Beer Company Tres Reyes Mango Golden
  • Coquito: Tropical Eggnog with a Bacardi Gold Dark Rum Floater
Holiday Sweets & Treats (Showcase Plaza)

Holiday Sweets & Treats (Showcase Plaza)

Rock around the Christmas tree with goodies sure to top the “nice” list—at Promenade Refreshments.

Food Items:

  • Peppermint Sundae: Chocolate Ice Cream, Whipped Cream and Peppermint Candy (gluten-friendly and kid-approved)


  • Hot Cocoa (non-alcoholic) (kid-approved)
  • Chocolate Peppermint Shake Featuring Twinings Peppermint Cheer Tea (non-alcoholic)
  • Shipyard Eggnog White Porter, Clearwater, FL
  • Hot Cocoa with Assorted Cordials (Baileys Irish Cream, Frangelico Liqueur or Fireball Cinnamon Whisky)
  • Chocolate Peppermint Shake Featuring Twinings Peppermint Cheer Tea and Whipped Cream Vodka
L’Chaim! Holiday Kitchen (Between Morocco and France)

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

Propose a toast to life—sink your teeth into classic Jewish noshes with a side of New York flair.

Food Items:

  • Pastrami on Rye with House-made Pickles and Deli Mustard
  • Smoked Salmon Potato Latkes
  • Potato Latkes with Sour Cream (kid-approved)
  • Sufganiyot: Mini Jelly-filled Donuts
  • Black and White Cookie

Select dishes feature Melissa’s Produce.


  • Egg Cream: Milk, Chocolate Syrup and Seltzer (non-alcoholic)
  • Shmaltz Brewing Company Chanukah Hanukkah Pass the Beer, Clifton Park, NY
  • Blue Cosmo Cocktail
Las Posadas Holiday Kitchen (Mexico)

Las Posadas Holiday Kitchen (Mexico)

Feliz Navidad—celebrate with mariachi dancing and south-of-the-border fare at the Mexican Pavilion!

Food Items:

  • Giant Tostada de Puerco: Braised Pork served on a Giant Tostada with Chipotle Black Bean Spread, Guajillo Sauce, Queso Fresco, Crema Mexicana, Pickled Onion and topped with Chicharron Dust (gluten-friendly)
  • Tamal de Pollo: Braised Chipotle Chicken served in a Corn Masa with Yellow Mole and topped with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Queso Cotija and Crema Mexicana (gluten-friendly and kid-approved)
  • Horchata Cheesecake: Creamy Rice Cheesecake served with Cajeta Sauce


  • Holiday Cider: Hard Apple Cider with Cinnamon-infused Tequila
  • Mexican Fruit Punch: Mezcal, Red Wine and Blackcurrant Liqueur infused with Star Anise, Cinnamon, Clove, Ginger and Orange Peel (served warm)
  • Horchata Margarita: Tequila, Horchata Rum, Cinnamon Whisky and Agua de Horchata, served on the rocks
Le Marche de Noël Holiday Kitchen (France)

Le Marche de Noël Holiday Kitchen (France)

Feast on très magnifique fare, wine and specialty cocktails from the France Pavilion.

Food Items:

  • Rillette de Saumon: Salmon Spread with House-made Bread
  • Bouchée à la Reine Traditionnelle: Turkey and Mushrooms in a Veloute Cream Sauce served in a Light Puff Pastry
  • Bûche de Noël au Chocolat “Christmas Log”: Chocolate Cake with Dark Chocolate Caramel Ganache (kid-approved)

Beverage Items:

  • Sparkling Rose Veuve Dubarry Cuvée Prestige
  • Syrah, Grand Vallon, Charles Brotte
  • Kir Imperial: Sparkling Wine and Chambord Liqueur
  • Frozen Hot Chocolate Martini: Grey Goose Vanilla Vodka and Chocolate Milk


Spread some holiday cheer with a cool brew or flight of craft beer from some of the finest regional breweries.


  • M.I.A. Beer Company White Christmas IPA, Doral, FL
  • 3 Daughters Brewing 70 Degree Winter Weizen, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Shipyard Candy Cane Coffee Porter, Clearwater, FL
  • Anchor Brewing Christmas Ale, San Francisco, CA
  • Barrel of Monks Brewing Figgy Terno Boca Raton, FL
  • Castle Church Brewing Here I Stand Stout, Orlando, FL
  • Beer Flights also available
Sapphire Holiday Kitchen (Morocco)

Sapphire Holiday Kitchen (Morocco)

Spice up your life with the exotic flavors of North Africa—visit the Morocco Pavilion for intriguing cuisine!

Food Items:

  • Grilled Lamb Kefta Kebab and Grapes with Euro Cucumber, Red Pepper, Pickled Pearl Onions and Harissa-Cilantro Dressing
  • Confit of Chermoula Chicken Drum with Cinnamon Granny Smith Apple, Toasted Almonds, Brussels Sprouts and Pinot Noir Glaze
  • Sfenj: Warm Beignets, Cream with Cinnamon Sugar, and Chocolate Sauce

Beverage Items:

  • Casa Beer
  • Bonassia Red Wine
  • The Andalusian “Poinsettia” Cocktail: Sparkling Wine, Orange Liqueur and Cranberry Juice topped with Orange Blossom Water
  • Walnut Spiced Coffee with Walnut Liqueur and topped with Cinnamon and Whipped Cream
Shanghai Holiday (China)

Shanghai Holiday (China)

Have yourself a merry little meal—tempt taste buds with popular plates and potables from the China Pavilion!

Food Items:

  • Pork and Vegetable Egg Rolls (kid-approved)
  • Mongolian Beef Bao Bun and a Fortune Cookie
  • Celebration Barbecue Pork with Steamed Rice and a Fortune Cookie
  • Chengdu Street Fries

Beverage Items:

  • Tsingtao Beer
  • Firework: Jose Cuervo Tequila Gold, Vodka, Mango Syrup, Orange Juice and Soda Water
  • Marco Boba: Amaretto, Iced Coffee, Milk and Boba
  • The Lucky Mo: Peach Schnapps, Peach Syrup, Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice and Coconut Milk

Shi Wasu Holiday Kitchen (Japan)

Shi Wasu Holiday Kitchen (Japan)

Please your palate with a smorgasbord of festive dishes and drinks served at the Japan Pavilion.

Food Items:

  • New Year Celebration Soba: Buckwheat Soba Noodles in Hot Dashi Soup with Kakiage (Vegetable Tempura) and Chopped Green Onion
  • Chirashi Sushi Tree: Sashimi-grade Tuna, Salmon, Ikura and Yellowtail with Vegetables decorated on a bed of Rice
  • Matcha Crème Brûlée: Creamy Green Tea Custard with a Caramelized Sugar Crust topped with Mochi, Red Bean Jam and Strawberry


  • Ichigo Milk Boba: Strawberry Cream Drink with Japanese Calpico and popping Strawberry Boba Pearls (non-alcoholic)
  • Sapporo Draft Beer
  • Tsubaki Whiskey Sour: Plum Wine with Whiskey, Cranberry Juice, Sugar and Lemon
Tuscany Holiday Kitchen (Italy)

Tuscany Holiday Kitchen (Italy)

Mangiare—savor a seasonal take on some of the world’s best-loved food and beverages at the Italy Pavilion!

Food Items:

  • Bianca Neve: Italian Flatbread, Mozzarella and Parmesan (kid-approved)
  • La Genovese: Rustic Flatbread, Vidalia Onions, White Wine Braised Beef Tenderloin Tips and Mozzarella
  • Collezione Barilla: Pennette Pasta, Sweet Sausage, Caramelized Onions and Creamy Sauce (kid-approved)
  • Crespelle di Mele: Cinnamon Apple Fritters and a Vanilla Sauce Drizzle with Confectioners Sugar
  • Bacio al Cioccolato: Warm Hazelnut Chocolate Cake with Caramelized Berry Sauce
  • Panettone Mignon: Miniature Traditional Italian Christmas Fruitcake

Beverage Items

  • Peroni Nastro Azzurro Pilsner
  • Pinot Grigio, Santa Marina
  • Chianti, Gabbiano
  • Prosecco, Villa Sandi
  • Corbinello, Montegrande
  • Moscato Fior D’Arancio, Montegrande
  • Italian Margarita with Limoncello and Tequila
Yukon Holiday Kitchen (Canada)

Yukon Holiday Kitchen (Canada)

Jingle your bells with delightful dishes and libations from the Great White North—at the Canada Pavilion.

Food Items:

  • Seared Verlasso Salmon with Crown Maple Whisky Glaze, Parsnip Silk, Apple Chutney and Hazelnut Croquant
  • Canadian Wild Rice and Ham Soup with Almonds served with a Pretzel Roll
  • Maple Bûche de Noël: Maple Mousse rolled in Gingerbread Chiffon Cake with Cranberry Sauce and Pecan Crumble (kid-approved)
  • Peppermint Pinwheel Cookie


  • Frozen Coffee (non-alcoholic)
  • Unibroue Éphémère Cassis
  • Inniskillin Riesling Icewine
  • Inniskillin Pearl Vidal Icewine
  • Inniskillin Gold Oak Icewine
  • Frozen Coffee with Tap 357 Whisky
  • Icewine Flight also available
Additional Festival Locations

Additional Festival Locations:

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

Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie

  • Bûche de Noël au Chocolat: Chocolate Christmas Log with Chocolate Orange Cream Mousse and Chocolate Crunch Biscuit (kid-approved)

Canada Popcorn Cart

  • Pecan Maple Bark with Maple Sugar

Fife & Drum Tavern

  • Holiday Apple Pie Sundae with Soft-serve Ice Cream, Caramel Sauce and Crunchy Streusel Topping (kid-approved)

Funnel Cake

  • Pumpkin Spice Funnel Cake

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company

  • Future World East: Choco-Latte: Latte with Chocolate Sauce and Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur
  • Canada: Ginger Chai Madness: Chai Latte with Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur and Gingerbread Syrup
  • Showcase Plaza: Coconut Snowstorm: Latte with RumChata and Coconut Syrup
  • The American Adventure: Toffee Coffee: Latte with Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur and Sea Salt Caramel Toffee Sauce

Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe

  • Traditional Holiday Rice Cream

L’Artisan des Glaces

  • Glace au Pain d’Epices: Gingerbread Ice Cream with Gingerbread Pieces (kid-approved)

Refreshment Outpost

Food Items:

  • Warm Caramel-Stuffed Salted Pretzel with Soft-Serve Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce (kid-approved)

Beverage Items:

  • Shipyard Eggnog White Porter, Clearwater, FL

Refreshment Port

Food Items:

  • Turkey Poutine: Sweet Potato Fries with Turkey Gravy, Cranberry Relish and Crispy Onions

Beverage Items:

  • T.G. Lee Eggnog (non-alcoholic)
  • T.G. Lee Eggnog with Spiced Rum

The Tea Caddy

  • Twinings Iced Christmas Toddy: Twinings Iced Christmas Tea with Honey (non-alcoholic) (kid-approved)
  • Twinings Iced Christmas Toddy: Twinings Iced Christmas Tea with Honey and Drambuie

UK Beer Cart

  • Mulled Cider: Strongbow Hard Apple Cider, Twinings Orange and Cinnamon Herbal Tea, Pimms No. 1 and Apple Juice with Star Anise (served warm)

2018 Festival Merchandise:

Part of the fun of every Festival is picking up exclusive merchandise and gifts for friends, family, or even to keep for yourself. Some of the looks for this year will feature Chip ‘n’ Dale in their holiday best as they celebrate the festive season.

Chip and Dale’s Christmas Tree Spree

Children may be told not to snoop for presents at home, but a Chip and Dale scavenger hunt around World Showcase is strongly encouraged! Guests can purchase a map and sticker set and set out around the world to find ornaments for Chip and Dale’s Christmas tree. After successfully finding all the ornaments, guests can return to Disney Traders with their completed map and receive a special surprise. This activity is open to guests of all ages.

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