EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays – Entertainment
NOTE: EPCOT’s International Festival of the Holidays will run from November 25th through December 30th, 2022.
Where can I find the special holiday entertainment?
- Purchase 5 cookies from the official Cookie Stroll locations listed in your Festival Passport. Collect a stamp for each cookie and bring your completed Passport to Holiday Sweets & Treats for a prize.
- Nochebuena Cocina: Alfajores –- Vanilla Shortbread Cookie with Dulce de Leche and Coconut
- Yukon Holiday Kitchen: SNICKERS –Doodle Cookie made with SNICKERS® Bar pieces
- L’Chaim! Holiday Kitchen: Black and White Cookie (plant-based)
- American Holiday Table: Chocolate Crinkle Cookie
- Bavaria Holiday Kitchen: Linzer Cookie
- Holiday Hearth Desserts: Gingerbread Cookie
- Sunshine Seasons: M&M’s® Sugar Cookie
- Connections Café: Sugar Cookie
Olaf’s Holiday Tradition Expedition Scavenger Hunt
Find Olaf hidden in each pavilion of the World Showcase! Purchase a map and stickers from select locations in EPCOT (Creations Shop, Port of Entry, and World Traveler) for $9.99. Redeem your map (completed or not) for a special prize.
Enjoy a retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator, a 50-piece orchestra, and a massed choir.
- November 25th and 26th, 2022: Simu Liu *NEW
- November 27th to 29th, 2022: Edward James Olmos
- November 30th to December 1st, 2022: Raul Esparza *NEW
- December 2nd and 3rd, 2022: Whoopi Goldberg
- December 4th to 6th, 2022: Isabella Rossellini
- December 7th to 9th, 2022: Daymond John *NEW
- December 10th to 12th, 2022: Josh Gad *NEW
- December 13th and 14th, 2022: Gloria Estefan *NEW
- December 15th to 18th, 2022: Neil Patrick Harris
- December 19th and 20th, 2022: Mariska Hargitay *NEW
- December 21st to 23rd, 2022: Cal Ripken Jr.
- December 24th to 26th, 2022: Marie Osmond
- December 27th and 28th, 2022: Courtney Vance
- December 29th and 30th, 2022: Angela Bassett
World Showcase Storytellers
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 of the JOYFUL! ensemble.
- Performances begin at 2:40PM, 3:45PM, 4:50PM, and 6:10PM daily.
- Las Posadas Celebration: Join the fun and pageantry of Las Posadas with dancers, pinatas, and the music of Mariachi Cobre.
- 25-minute performances on Sundays through Thursdays at 11:05AM, 12:05PM, 1:05PM, 3:05PM, 4:10PM, and 5:15PM.
- A Mischievous Magical Barn Santa: Mischievous Barn Santa visits Sigrid, a Christmas storyteller.
- 15-minute performances on Sundays through Saturdays at 1:35AM, 12:35PM, 1:35PM, 2:35PM, 4:35PM, 5:35PM, 6:35PM, and 7:10PM.
- Chinese Lion Dancer: A colorful performance that brings good fortune and happiness in the Lunar New Year.
- 15-minute performances on Sundays through Saturdays at 12PM, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, and 4PM.
- La Befana: Hear the story of La Befana, the kind-hearted witch who visits sleeping young children on the Eve of the Epiphany.
- 15-minute performances on Sundays through Saturdays at 11:30AM, 12:15PM, 1PM, 2:40PM, 3:35PM, 4:20PM, 5:05PM, and 5:45 PM.
The Odyssey Pavilion
- Santa Claus: Visit with Santa Claus through December 24th.
- 60-minute performances on Sundays through Saturdays at 11AM, 12:30PM, 2PM, 3:30PM, 5PM, and 6:30PM.
- Daruma Storyteller: Hear the story of the Daruma doll and Japanese customs of the New Year.
- 15-minute performances on Sundays through Saturdays at 11:20AM, 12:40PM, 1:40PM, 3:20PM, 4:20PM, 5:05PM, 5:50PM, and 6:35PM.
Between Morocco and France
- Hanukkah Storyteller: Celebration of Hanukkah with a storyteller who recounts traveling abroad to explore the diverse music and traditions of Hanukkah around the world.
- 15-minute performances on Sundays through Saturdays at 10:15AM, 11:30AM, 12:40PM, 1:15PM, 2:45PM, 3:45PM, 5:00PM, and 6:00PM.
- Père Noël: Visit with Père Noël and rediscover the magic of Christmas through the letter of a child.
- 15-minute performances on Sundays through Saturdays at 10AM, 11AM, 12:10PM, 12:50PM, 2:15PM, 3:15PM, 4:30PM, and 5:15 PM.
- Father Christmas: Ring in the season with Father Christmas.
- 15-minute performances from Sundays through Saturdays at 10:30AM, 11:30AM, 12:40PM, 1:30PM, 3PM, 4PM, 5PM, and 6PM.
- Canadian Holiday Voyageurs: Explore holiday customs from the various regions of Canada on a musical tour of the Great White North.
- 20-minute performances from Sundays through Saturdays at 11:45AM, 12:45PM, 1:45PM, 3:25PM, 4:30PM, and 6:35PM.
Is there an additional charge to see the entertainment?
No, it is all included in your admission to EPCOT.