Attractions and events at the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays!
Epcot doesn’t seem to get nearly as much attention during the holiday season as other parks in the Disney World family, yet it hosts millions of visitors every single year. In fact, it’s not only one of the highest-ranking theme parks in terms of attendance in the United States, but also one of the highest-ranking in the world.
There are many reasons people love visiting Epcot every year and one of those is the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays. This incredible festival is full of delicious foods and drinks from all over the globe and is sure to meet the approval of anyone with an appetite. Just in case you don’t know what this incredible event is all about, let’s discuss some of the most enticing elements you’ll find at the festival.
The Holiday Kitchens area of the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays is the perfect place to begin your holiday culinary adventure. With exciting themed kitchens that feature food from around the globe, there’s something for everyone here. Sample American favorites like slow-roasted turkey and gingerbread cookies, Bavarian food items such as potato dumpling and cheese fondue. You can even satisfy your craving with a craft beer or two.
Every night of the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays will include a candlelight processional, where a celebrity narrator will tell the biblical story of a savior’s birth in Bethlehem. These celebrities include Neil Patrick Harris, Gary Sinise, Whoopi Goldberg, Warwick Davis, and others, depending on which night you attend. You can also opt for a dining package to include a delicious breakfast, lunch, or dinner, each of which will include a guaranteed seat at the processional.
Holiday Cookie Stroll
Who doesn’t love cookies? The fine folks who designed the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays know that nearly everyone adores cookies, so they’ve dedicated an entire celebration to these sugary treats. With the Cookie Stroll, you will receive a card to fill out as you make stops at specific cookie store locations, where you will be offered a dessert for purchase at each one. Once you’ve received five stamps, you’ll be given a free Santa Mickey sugar cookie.
JOYFUL! A Celebration of the Season
If there’s something besides food that you simply can’t escape when it comes to holiday traditions, it’s music. This celebration of the season featured in the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays allows you to experience Christmas and Kwanzaa with a mix of gospel, rhythm and blues, and holiday songs. If you want to instantly bring a smile to your face, this is a great place to make that happen.
A World of Holiday Shopping
If you’re interested in doing some holiday shopping while attending the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, then you are certainly in luck. There are several different shops available, such as Mouse Gear, Holiday Markets, Chip & Dale’s Holiday Gear, and more. These stores and marketplaces will allow you to purchase unique stocking stuffers, a variety of toys and dolls, handmade craft items, Christmas ornaments, and many other delightful types of merchandise.
Discover Epcot International Festival of the Holidays with World Class VIP
The Epcot International Festival of the Holidays is a fantastic experience when you have a tour guide by your side to point out the most delicious culinary delights and the most exciting attractions. The Disney VIP tour guides at World Class VIP will help you spend less time in line, book Disney hotel reservations, meet your favorite characters, discover the best dining opportunities, and other such tasks as we assist with planning your day. Give us a call at (407) 810-9500 for a private VIP Disney tour quote.