Epcot International Festival Of The Holidays Returns To Walt Disney World
It’s time to ring in the holidays as the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays returned to Walt Disney World on Nov. 27 and runs through Dec. 30. Although the very difficult decision was made to cancel the iconic Candlelight Processional this year, there will still be a plethora of yule time cheer to experience throughout the World Showcase.
An International Yuletide Extravaganza
Discover a festival like no other, featuring the joyous holiday traditions of the 11 World Showcase nations. Taste of Epcot International Festival of the Holidays presented by AdventHealth surrounds you in the wondrous sights, sounds, and flavors of the season, as celebrated by cultures near and far. Come and delight in stirring live musical productions and savor seasonal food & beverage specialties at the expanded Holiday Kitchens. Here are just a partial list of goodies that await you at this year’s Epcot International Festival of the Arts.
A Taste of the Holidays for Everyone!
Explore the taste of the holidays around the world as holiday kitchens celebrate traditions.
American Holiday Table (American Adventure)
Enjoy a seasonal salute—dig into traditional dishes reminiscent of grandma’s cooking at the American Adventure Pavilion.
Bavaria Holiday Kitchen (Germany)
Willkommen—help yourself to heartwarming holiday dishes and refreshing beverages at the Germany Pavilion.
Citrus Blossom (Showcase Plaza)
Toast the holidays with breathtaking beverages that include the Orange Cream Shake in a Souvenir Orange Bird Sipper Cup (non-alcoholic).
Festival Favorites (World Showplace)
From blackened bass to duck confit, from frozen s’ mores to tropical eggnog—come and get your very own favorites!
Holiday Hearth (World Showplace)
Discover the hearth you’ll call home, with special desserts, milkshakes, hot cocoa and so much more.
Holiday Sweets & Treats
Rock around the Christmas tree with goodies sure to top the “nice” list—at Promenade Refreshments.
L’Chaim! Holiday Kitchen (Between Morocco and France)
Propose a toast to life—sink your teeth into classic deli noshes with a side of New York flair.
Le Marché de Noël Holiday Kitchen (France)
Feast on très magnifique fare, wine, and specialty cocktails from the France Pavilion.
Mele Kalikimaka (Showcase Plaza)
Savor the flavor of fabulous, festive food and beverages from the islands of Hawa i‘i.
Posadas Holiday Kitchen (Mexico)
Feliz Navidad—celebrate with mariachi dancing and south-of-the-border fare at the Mexican Pavilion!
Prost! (World Showplace)
Spread some holiday cheer with a cool brew from some of the finest regional breweries.
Sapphire Holiday Kitchen (Morocco)
Spice up your life with the exotic flavors of North Africa—visit the Morocco Pavilion for intriguing cuisine!
Shanghai Holiday Kitchen (China)
Have yourself a merry little meal—tempt taste buds with popular plates and potables from the China Pavilion!
Shi Wasu Holiday Kitchen (Japan)
Please your palate with an array of festive dishes and drinks served at the Japan Pavilion.
Tuscany Holiday Kitchen (Italy)
Mangiare—savor a seasonal take on some of the world’s best-loved food and beverages at the Italy Pavilion!
Yukon Holiday Kitchen (Canada)
Jingle your bells with delightful dishes and libations from the Great White North—at the Canada Pavilion.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a new holiday classic: Sweet Potato Casserole Funnel Cake.
Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company®
Salute the season with the usual selection of coffees, plus the tasty Caramel Tinsel Latte and Donut for the holidays.
Chow down on this year’s holiday surprise: Warm Brown Sugar Stuffed Pretzel with Soft-Serve Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce. (Sorry, guess it’s not a surprise now.)
Refreshment Port (Showcase Plaza)
Savor the flavor of holiday poutine and toast the season with specials like T.G. Lee Eggnog with Spiced Rum.
Kitchens and all menu items are subject to closure or change without notice
A Sweet Journey
Tidings of Joyful Fare
‘Tis the season—embark on an epicurean adventure featuring culinary traditions from countries ‘round the globe! Guests, grinches, and elves of all ages can visit these themed kitchens for flavorful food and beverages that evoke the yuletide spirit.
Cookie Stroll Cookie Jar
Start a holiday tradition: use this adorable ceramic cookie jar to collect all of the cookies from the Holiday Cookie Stroll. Available for purchase at the Holiday Markets throughout World Showcase, while supplies last. Purchase any 5 cookies from the official cookie stroll locations featured in this year’s Festival Passport—and be sure to collect a matching stamp for each cookie purchased. Once you’ve collected 5 stamps, bring the stamped Passport to Holiday Sweets & Treats in the World Showcase Promenade to receive a complimentary cookie! Most satisfying part? You can bring your stamped Passport to Epcot at any time during the Taste of Epcot Festival of the Holidays to complete your stroll.
Gingerbread Capital City
Tinsel Time Tunes
General Event Details
- Epcot admission is required
- Food and beverage offerings require a separate purchase
- Availability for some holiday kitchen offerings may be limited
- Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older
Get ready to eat, drink, and be merry at the happiest time of the year. Mark your calendars and make your Epcot reservations now for the Epcot International Festival of the Arts beginning Nov. 27 and running through Dec. 30, 2020.