Here’s the Full Scoop on EPCOT’s 2020 International Festival of the Holidays

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It’s finally here, the most magical time of the year at Walt Disney World Resort! November 27 officially kicked off the start of EPCOT’s 2020 International Festival of the Holidays and there is so much this festival has to offer this year! From the delicious cultural food offering, the live entertainment, and the fun new scavenger hunt- this festival has something for everyone! Let’s take a look at all of the offerings!

Live Entertainment- Check out these amazing live entertainment acts that will be sure to have you singing your favorite holiday tune!

  • Voices of Liberty- Voices of the Season (America Gardens Theater)
  • Joyful! A Celebration of the Season (World Showplace Pavilion)
  • Mariachi Cobre performing Las Posadas (America Gardens Theater)
  • JAMMitors (Canada Pavilion)

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The delicious Food and Beverage Offerings from the Holiday Kitchens- Eat and drink your way around the world at all of the holiday kitchens serving up culturally inspired cuisine from around the world! Here is a full list of all the holiday kitchens that are featured at the 2020 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays.

  • American Holiday Table (American Adventure)
  • Bavaria Holiday Kitchen (Germany)
  • Citrus Blossom (Showcase Plaza)
  • Festival Favorites (World Showplace)
  • Holiday Hearth (World Showplace)
  • Holiday Sweets & Treats (Promenade Refreshments)
  • L’Chaim! Holiday Kitchen (located between the Morocco and France pavilions)
  • Le Marche de Noel Holiday Kitchen (France)
  • Mele Kalikimaka (Showcase Plaza)
  • Posadas Holiday Kitchen (Mexico)
  • Prost! (World Showplace)
  • Saphire Holiday Kitchen (Morocco)
  • Shanghai Holiday Kitchen (China)
  • Shi Wasu Holiday Kitchen (Japan)
  • Tuscany Holiday Kitchen (Italy)
  • Yukon Holiday Kitchen (Canada)

D23, the official Disney Fan Club asked Disney Chef Kevin what his top 3 items were and here are his choices:

  • Beef Bourguignon from the Yukon Holiday Kitchen (Canada Pavilion)
  • Lomi Lomi Salmon from the Mele Kalikimaka Showcase Pavilion
  • Blackened Bass, White Cheddar Grits, and Okra from Festival Favorites (World Showplace Pavilion)

EPCOT’s general Manager of operations, Kartika Rodriguez, wants to be sure guests give the gingerbread Milkshake (World Showplace Pavilion at Holiday Hearth) a try!

2020 Festival of the Holidays

The Holiday Cookie Stroll-

 Explore the World Showcase pavilions and stop for some delicious sweet treats along the way with the holiday cookie stroll! Don’t forget to grab a Festival Passport and collect a stamp at each of the 5 locations! The locations this year will be:

  • Bavaria Holiday Kitchen (Germany)
  • American Holiday Table (America)
  • Yukon Holiday Kitchen (Canada)
  • Festival Favorites (World Showplace)
  • L’Chaim Holiday Kitchen (between Morocco and France)

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Holiday Promenades- Spot all your favorite Disney characters decked out in their holiday best during one of the special Holiday Promenades! of course, Santa Claus himself will be making visits to make sure all guests are on the nice list!

  • Santa Claus Promenade
  • Mickey and Friends Holiday World Tour
  • Frozen Holiday Promenade


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Olaf’s Holiday Tradition Expedition- This year, guests can embark on a fun and festive interactive scavenger hunt around the world showcase featuring everyone’s favorite talking snowman- Olaf! Purchase your scavenger hunt map for $7.99 at one of the participating locations and help Olaf find his missing holiday traditions. Match the missing tradition on Olaf’s sleigh to the location on the sticker map. Once all of the missing traditions visit Disney Traders, Mouse Gear, or World Travelers to redeem a gift! (while supplies last)



From the delicious food and beverage offerings, live entertainment, character experiences, and more- this 2020 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays is definitely not a festival you will want to miss!


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