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EPCOT Live Entertainment

D I S C O V E R   T H E   W O N D E R

September 27 - October 3, 2020



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Park Hours and Special Events

When are the schedules updated?

Entertainment Offerings: America Gardens Theatre Presents… Mariachi Cobre(or Marimba de las Américas) and The JAMMitors. Character Cavalcades traveling around the World Showcase promenade sporadically throughout the day. Physically distanced character photo-ops dispersed around the park. Pianists from the Rose & Crown Pub in the World Showplace.
Dining & Shopping: Some locations closed - click links for details.

Taste of Epcot International Food and Wine Festival: July 15-"Fall"
Take a taste tour around the world at this spectacular celebration of global cuisine and beverages.

Highlights from the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays: November 27-December 30

  • Holiday kitchens will return around the World Showcase promenade, offering favorite dishes such as Slow-roasted Turkey with Stuffing at the American Holiday Table.
  • Favorite Disney characters dressed in their holiday finest will appear in holiday promenades.
  • Inside World ShowPlace, JOYFUL! will take guests on a musical journey of holiday music, while Voices of Liberty will use their eight-part harmonies to share songs of the season at the America Gardens Theatre.
  • Santa Claus will wave to guests as he makes pop-up appearances.

** 2021 **

Epcot International Festival of the Arts: January 15–February 22? (speculation)
A trifecta of global masterpieces: combining visual, culinary and performing arts. A collaboration with Disney Theatrical will bring an exciting new showcase of favorite music and Broadway talent to the America Gardens Theatre stage at 5:30, 6:45 & 8:00pm. Each week, different pairs of Disney on Broadway stars will take the America Gardens Theatre stage to sing favorite songs from award-winning Disney on Broadway productions. The lineup will rotate regularly, featuring music from shows such as “The Lion King,” “Frozen” and “Beauty and the Beast”:

    Disney on Broadway Concert Series
  • TBA

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival: March 3-May 31? (speculation)
Attend an annual event abloom with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, rockin’ entertainment and more.

    Garden Rocks Concert Series
  • TBA

Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live!: June 11-August 15? (speculation)
Star-Lord and Gamora from “Guardians of the Galaxy” will take guests on a musical journey through the cosmos in The Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! concert series. Shows will feature tunes from Star-Lord’s Awesome Mixtapes, the two movie soundtracks. The group will take the stage five times daily.

Independence Day, July 4

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival: August 26-November 16? (speculation)
Savor fine wines and delectable cuisine during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival featuring live entertainment, guest chefs, culinary demonstrations, seminars and winemaker dinners.

    Eat To The Beat! Concert Series
  • TBA

Thanksgiving Parade of Bands presented by Bob Rogers Travel
Outstanding High School Bands and the Presidio Brass perform.
Thanksgiving Day at 10:30am.

Epcot International Festival of the Holidays: November 27-December 30? (speculation)
Discover a festival like no other, featuring the joyous holiday traditions of our 11 World Showcase nations. Epcot International Festival of the Holidays surrounds you in the wondrous sights, sounds and flavors of the season as celebrated by cultures near and far. Come, delight in stirring live musical productions; savor seasonal food & beverage specialties at the expanded Holiday Kitchens; and take a festive global tour as costumed performers bring time-honored traditions to life throughout World Showcase!

Candlelight Processional: November 27-December 30 @ 5:00, 6:45 & 8:15? (speculation)
A joyous retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a glorious mass choir.

    Celebrity Narrators
  • TBD November 27-December 30? (speculation)

New Year's Eve: 9:00am-1:00am

  • Celebrations Around the World Showcase Who says you can’t ring in the new year more than once? As the clock strikes midnight in each country’s respective pavilion, listen for a festive announcement and gaze skyward for a colorful burst of fireworks to appear.
  • If you’re looking for lively dance parties, be sure to take a stroll around the World Showcase to encounter a variety of themed events in several country pavilions.
  • Live Music at the America Gardens Theatre Delight in live music at this al fresco venue, located near the lagoon.
  • Fireworks Shows Gather around the World Showcase Lagoon to see Epcot Forever, followed by a countdown to 2020 and a special New Year’s Eve display.

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Character Meets

Pluto Main Entrance daily 11:00am-12:15pm & 1:25pm-3:55pm Temporarily Unavailable
Goofy Main Entrance daily 11:00am-8:30pm Temporarily Unavailable
Daisy Duck near Spaceship Earth daily 11:00am-12:00pm & 1:10pm-4:30pm Temporarily Unavailable

Chip and Dale's Harvest Feast

Garden Grill Restaurant in The Land.
Daily 11:30am-3:30pm & 3:45pm-7:00pm(8:00pm Sun, Fri, Sat)

"Turtle Talk With Crush"

Interactive fun with the computer world takes a giant step forward as a computer-animated character carries on conversations with Epcot guest-type "dudes"; performances are approximately 10 minutes in duration in The Seas With Nemo & Friends.
Daily continuously from 9:40am(9:00am Thu) to 8:40pm Temporarily Unavailable
Extra Magic Hours - Tuesday 9:00pm to 9:40pm
Sign language interpreted performance Friday at 10:20am.
Upon entering the pavilion, see a host/hostess if necessary for directions to “Turtle Talk with Crush” (1st floor).

Imagination! Character Meets

Joy inside ImageWorks daily 11:00am-7:00pm Temporarily Unavailable
Ralph and Vanellope inside ImageWorks daily 11:00am-7:00pm Temporarily Unavailable
Mickey Mouse inside Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival daily 11:00am-9:00pm Temporarily Unavailable
NP Disney Visa Cardmember Photo Opportunity to the left of the entrance to the Pixar Film Festival daily 1:00pm-7:00pm

Joy & Winnie the Pooh

Physically distanced interaction with guests on the Imagination! lawn.
Intermittently throughout the day.

Walt Disney Imagineering Presents: The Epcot Experience

In the Odyssey Events Pavilion. You’ll discover engaging and interactive exhibits that showcase the relentless innovation, energy and excitement driving the park’s future throughout this unprecedented period of transformation.
Daily Park open-Park close

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Character Cavalcades

Throughout the day, featuring favorite Disney friends traveling around World Showcase promenade—including:
  • Mickey & Friends World Tour - On your adventures around World Showcase, you may spot Mickey and his friends out and about on their own sightseeing tour!
  • Frozen Promenade - Queen Anna and Elsa have ventured far from Arendelle to visit with all of you as they travel around World Showcase.
  • Princess Promenade - Wave hello to some of your favorite Disney Princesses as they travel around World Showcase in a horse-drawn carriage.

Epcot Forever

Celebrate the past, present and future of Epcot through this dazzling fireworks and special-effects spectacular.
Nightly at 9:00pm Temporarily Unavailable
Length of show: 12 minutes


Minnie Mouse

Daily 11:00am-8:30pm Temporarily Unavailable

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No entertainment scheduled


Pianists from the Rose & Crown Pub

Daily intermittently starting at 1:00pm.
Length of show: 20 minutes(30 minute breaks)

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Rose & Crown Pub Musician

Lively pub music.
Sunday-Thursday at 1:15, 2:15, 3:15 & 4:15pm Temporarily Unavailable(see above)
Length of show: 45 minutes

Disney Characters

Alice in Wonderland daily at 11:30am, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 4:20 & 5:20pm Temporarily Unavailable
Mary Poppins daily at 11:00am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:50 & 4:50pm Temporarily Unavailable
Winnie the Pooh
daily 11:30am-2:30pm & 3:40pm-6:30pm Temporarily Unavailable

Alice in Wonderland & Mary Poppins

Physically distanced interaction with guests at the gazebo.
Daily intermittently starting at 12:30pm, alternating every 10 minutes.

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Disney Characters

Belle daily at 11:00am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:50, 3:50 & 4:50pm Temporarily Unavailable
Princess Aurora(Sleeping Beauty)
daily at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 4:20, 5:20 & 6:20pm Temporarily Unavailable

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NP Restaurant Marrakesh

Traditional music and belly dancer. For dining Guests only
Daily at 12:50, 1:50, 2:50, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00pm times unverified Temporarily Unavailable
Belly Dancer begins 10 minutes after show begins.
Length of show: 25 minutes

Princess Jasmine

Daily near Restaurant Marrakesh intermittently at 11:45am, 12:45, 1:45, 2:45, 4:35 & 5:35pm Temporarily Unavailable

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No entertainment scheduled after the departure of Matsuriza


America Gardens Theatre Presents…

Mariachi Cobre
These world-famous musicians warm your hearts and your spirit with their triumphant traditional folk music from Jalisco, Mexico.
Fewer musicians perform Monday & Thursday.
Sunday, Friday & Saturday at 1:30, 2:25, 3:45, 4:40, 6:10, 7:05 & 8:10pm
Monday & Thursday at 12:15, 1:40, 2:50, 3:45, 5:35 & 6:30pm
Length of show: 20 minutes

Marimba de las Américas
Music from Mexico and throughout Latin America.
Tuesday & Wednesday at 12:15, 1:40, 2:50, 3:45, 5:35 & 6:30pm
Length of show: 20 minutes

This funky drumming crew breaks it down as they drum up fun with some unlikely instruments like trash cans, brooms and tin cans.
Sunday, Friday & Saturday at 2:00, 2:55, 4:15, 5:45, 6:40 & 7:45pm
Monday-Thursday at 11:50am, 12:45, 2:25, 3:20, 4:50 & 6:05pm
Length of show: 10 minutes

Upcoming 2021 Shows

Disney on Broadway: January 15–February 22? (speculation)
Garden Rocks: March 3-May 31? (speculation)
Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live!: June 11-August 15? (speculation)
Eat To The Beat!: August 26-November 16? (speculation)
Candlelight Processional: November 27-December 30? (speculation)


Official State Sites

Voices of Liberty

American Adventure Rotunda
Inspired a cappella renditions of the best loved Americana music.
Daily at 12:15, 1:00, 1:45, 2:30, 3:15, 4:00 & 4:45pm Temporarily Unavailable
Length of show: 15 minutes Voices of Liberty CDs

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No entertainment scheduled after the departure of Sergio

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NP Oktoberfest Musikanten mug of beer

Experience the excitement of Oktoberfest with a festive dinner show in the Biergarten. For dining Guests only
Daily at 1:15, 2:15, 3:15, 4:45, 5:55, 7:00 & 8:05pm
Length of show: 25 minutes Oktoberfest Musikanten CDs

Snow White

Daily at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 5:20 & 6:20pm Temporarily Unavailable

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Daily at 11:00am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:50 & 4:50pm Temporarily Unavailable

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NP Princess Storybook Dining

Akershus Restaurant
Daily from 8:00am to 11:10am; 11:55am to 3:30pm; 4:55pm to 8:35pm Temporarily Unavailable

Meet Anna and Elsa at Royal Sommerhus

Chill out with Frozen royalty, Anna & Elsa, and enjoy an enchanted Character Greeting in their new summer home.
Daily continuously from 11:00am to 8:45pm Temporarily Unavailable

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Donald Duck

Daily 12:00pm-3:00pm & 4:10pm-7:00pm Temporarily Unavailable

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