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EPCOT Live Entertainment

D I S C O V E R   T H E   W O N D E R

December 3-9, 2023


Park Hours and Special Events

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For Guests of Disney Deluxe Resorts and Other Select Hotels

Epcot International Festival of the Holidays: November 24-December 30
  • Candlelight Processional Each night, a celebrity narrator tells the story of Christmas, recounting the biblical tale of a savior born in Bethlehem. Woven into the production are stirring songs of hope and joy performed by the orchestra and massed choir.
  • Holiday Kitchens Indulge in the flavors of the season with scrumptious bites and merry libations.
  • Holiday Cookie Stroll Enjoy an array of sweet treats during the Holiday Cookie Stroll! Purchase 5 cookies from any of the official cookie stroll locations featured in your Festival Passport—and be sure to collect a matching stamp for each cookie purchased.
  • Meet Santa Claus at the Odyssey Pavilion – Get in the holiday spirit by joining Santa Claus in his snow-covered sleigh—November 24-December 24.
  • Living with the Land – Celebrate the most bountiful time of the year on a special voyage through greenhouses glimmering with dazzling lights.
  • More Holiday Entertainment – Watch as Holiday Storytellers bring beloved traditions such as Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Lunar New Year and more to life! Witness stories told through music and dance, with performers in traditional costumes.
Epcot International Festival of the Arts: January 12-February 19
  • DISNEY ON BROADWAY Concert Series - Sit back and sing along with show-stopping numbers from legendary Disney musicals.
    • Caissie Levy and Patti Murin (“Frozen”): Jan. 12, 14, 15, 18, 20, 22, 23
    • Heidi Blickenstaff (“Freaky Friday” and “The Little Mermaid”) and Gavin Lee (“Mary Poppins” and “Beauty and the Beast”): Jan. 13, 16, 17, 19, 21, 24
    • Ashley Brown (“Mary Poppins” and “Beauty and the Beast”) and L. Steven Taylor (“The Lion King”): Jan. 26, 28 and 29; Feb. 1, 3, 5 and 6
    • Kissy Simmons (“The Lion King”) and Josh Strickland (“Tarzan”): Jan. 27, 30, 31; Feb. 2, 4, 7 and 8
    • Mandy Gonzalez (“Aida”) and Michael James Scott (“Aladdin” and “Tarzan”): Feb. 9, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19
    • Bradley Gibson (“Hercules” and “The Lion King”) and Shoba Narayan (“Aladdin”): Feb. 10, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19
  • Food Studios - Treat your senses to delectable bites and sips—made with a creative twist!
  • The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine - Take a walk on the tasty side as you enjoy delicious eats around EPCOT.
  • Music - Hear harmonious musical performances daily in World Showcase Plaza.
  • Art Defying Gravity - Witness incredible displays of strength, grace, acrobatics and agility.
  • Art in Performance - Enjoy a kaleidoscope of visual arts experiences when you meet talented artists and witness incredible works of art come to life before your eyes.

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Meet Disney Friends Near EPCOT Main Entrance

Daily intermittently 9:00am-12:50pm & 1:30pm-4:00pm

Imagination! Character Meets

Joy inside ImageWorks daily 10:30am-2:00pm & 3:10pm-5:40pm
Figment inside ImageWorks daily 9:00am-12:30pm & 1:45pm-3:45pm
Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse inside Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival daily 10:00am-2:00pm & 3:00pm-5:15pm
Disney Visa Cardmember Photo Opportunity to the left of the entrance to the Pixar Film Festival daily 1:00pm-6:30pm

Santa Claus – The Odyssey Pavilion

Get ready for Christmas with Santa Claus through December 24. Whether you know him as St. Nick, Père Noël or Father Christmas, a visit with jolly Santa Claus brings good cheer to the season.
Daily at 11:00am, 12:30, 2:00, 3:30, 5:00 & 6:30pm
Read the "Holidays Around the World" sign.
Length of greeting: 60 minutes


JAMMitors trashcan

Comedic cacophony and percussive artistry near Connections Eatery.
Daily at 9:15, 10:15 & 11:15am, 12:15, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30pm
Length of show: 10 minutes


Chip and Dale's Harvest Feast

Garden Grill Restaurant in The Land.
Daily Breakfast: 8:30am-10:30am, Lunch: 11:30am-3:40pm & Dinner: 3:45pm-8:00pm

"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 15 minutes in duration in The Seas With Nemo & Friends.
Daily continuously from 9:40am to 8:40pm
Sign language interpreted performance Friday at 11:40am.
Arrive at least 15 minutes before the show. Upon entering the pavilion, see a Cast Member if necessary for directions to “Turtle Talk with Crush” (1st floor).

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Epcot Forever

Celebrate the past, present and future of Epcot through this dazzling fireworks and special-effects spectacular.
Sunday & Monday at 9:30pm
Length of show: 20 minutes

Luminous The Symphony of Us

Delight in a dramatic show designed to bring us all together. Marvel at a dazzling pageant of fireworks, fountains, music and lights set to an original composition. New music, along with evocative selections from the Disney songbook, come together to remind us that we are more alike than we are different.
Tuesday-Saturday at 9:30pm
Length of show: 20 minutes


Meet Asha from "Wish" in the Gazebo

Daily at 9:30, 10:45 & 11:55am, 1:50 & 3:00pm

JOYFUL! A Celebration of the Season

Celebrate two holidays of the season - Christmas and Kwanzaa - with spirited, uplifting R&B, Pop and soul-stirring renditions of classic holiday music.
Daily at 1:15, 2:20, 3:25 & 4:30pm
Length of show: 20 minutes
Sign language interpreted performance Friday at 3:25pm.
Arrive at least 15 minutes before the show. Stand in the LEFT section of the audience. NO SEATING.

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Canadian Holiday Voyageurs

Explore holiday customs from the various regions of Canada on a musical tour of the Great White North.
Daily at 1:40, 2:45, 3:50, 4:55, 6:00 & 6:40pm
Length of show: 20 minutes

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Alice in Wonderland & Mary Poppins

Daily at 9:00, 10:15 & 11:25am, 1:20 & 2:30pm
Length of show: 10 minutes

Winnie the Pooh

Daily 9:00am-12:20pm & 1:40pm-4:00pm

Rose & Crown Pub Musician

Pop inside this boisterous British pub for a bit of brilliant entertainment —performed live by our own resident musician. Grab a pint and share a toast as you sing along to smashing tunes from pubs all around the United Kingdom!
Daily at 1:30, 2:30, 4:00, 5:00, 6:00 & 7:00pm
Length of show: 20 minutes

Command Performance

British rock classics from the 60’s - 90’s.
Sunday-Tuesday, Friday & Saturday at 3:00, 4:15, 5:30, 7:00 & 8:00pm
Length of show: 30 minutes

Father Christmas

Did you know that the custom of decorating with boughs of holly began in the United Kingdom? So did Christmas cards! Meet our jolly Father Christmas and hear his tales of Christmas past as you prepare for Christmas present.
Daily at 11:30am, 12:30, 1:30, 2:25, 4:00, 5:10, 6:00 & 6:45pm
Read the "Holidays Around the World" sign.
Length of show: 15 minutes


Meet Daisy Duck & Pluto

Daily intermittently

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Princess Aurora(Sleeping Beauty)

Daily at 9:00, 10:15 & 11:25am, 1:20 & 2:30pm
Length of show: 10 minutes


Daily at 9:30, 10:45 & 11:55am, 1:50 & 3:00pm
Length of show: 10 minutes

Père Noël

Père Noël awaits your visit as he unfolds the story of little Babbette and her wishes at Christmastime. You can share your wishes with Père Noël, too! Celebrate and enjoy the foods that make up le rèveillon, our Christmas Eve feast.
Daily at 10:00 & 11:05am, 12:10, 12:50, 2:20, 3:25, 4:30 & 5:15pm
Read the "Holidays Around the World" sign.
Length of show: 15 minutes

Hanukkah Storyteller

Stage is located between Morocco and France.
Storyteller Zachary shares legends, tells tales and sings songs highlighting Hanukkah celebrations.
Daily at 10:30 & 11:40am, 12:40, 1:35, 2:35, 4:00, 5:00 & 5:45pm
Length of show: 15 minutes

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Atlas Fusion

Traditional Gnawa and Moroccan music.
Sunday & Wednesday-Saturday at 11:15am, 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, 3:15, 4:55 & 6:10pm
Length of show: 20 minutes

Princess Jasmine

Daily at 9:30, 10:45 & 11:55am, 1:50 & 3:00pm
Length of show: 10 minutes

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Rhythmic magic of traditional Taiko Drummers. Matsuriza music & video
Sunday, Monday & Thursday-Saturday at 11:00am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 & 4:45pm
Length of show: 15 minutes

Daruma Storyteller

Happy New Year! It's time to sweep away the old, a time for fresh starts and thanking our family and friends for sharing the year with us! Meet our engaging Daruma vendor and hear the story of the Daruma doll.
Daily at 11:35am, 12:35, 1:40, 2:40, 4:20, 5:15, 6:00 & 6:45pm
Read the "Holidays Around the World" sign.
Length of show: 15 minutes


Candlelight Processional @ 5:15, 7:00 & 8:30pm

Gather with friends and family to hear the story of Christmas—brought to life by celebrity narrators.
Sunday-Tuesday: John Stamos
Wednesday-Friday: Neil Patrick Harris
Saturday-Monday(December 9-11): Marlee Matlin
Length of show: 55 minutes
Sign language interpreted: all performances
  • Brendan Fraser (NEW): Dec. 12-14
  • Eva Longoria (NEW): Dec. 15-16
  • Joey McIntyre (NEW): Dec. 17-18
  • Sterling K. Brown (NEW): Dec. 19-20
  • Jordan Fisher (NEW): Dec. 21-23
  • Steven Curtis Chapman: Dec. 24-26
  • Audra McDonald (NEW): Dec. 27-28
  • Lisa Ling: Dec. 29-30


Official State Sites

Voices of Liberty - Dickens Carolers

Dressed in Colonial winter attire, they offer original renditions of holiday favorites that honor the spirit of seasons past, present and future.
Daily at 11:15am, 12:00, 12:45, 1:30, 2:15, 3:00 & 3:45pm
Length of show: 15 minutes Voices of Liberty CDs

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Laugh along with master juggler and mime Sergio as he delights you with his lighthearted, Old-World act.
Tuesday-Saturday at 11:50am, 12:35, 1:20, 2:15, 3:10, 3:55 & 4:40pm
Length of show: 20 minutes

La Befana

La Befana is Italy's good Christmas witch! She comes down the chimney of the little bambinos, or children, and leaves them treats. Come hear her sweet story of how the Epiphany is the day we love to celebrate in Italia.
Daily at 11:15am, 12:15, 1:00, 2:00, 3:30, 4:15, 5:00 & 5:50pm
Read the "Holidays Around the World" sign.
Length of show: 15 minutes

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Tanzhaus Johann

Enjoy holiday music with a mix of styles from this renowned German band. Move to the beat of brass band, disco, German poetry, hot jazz, circus orchestra and punk—all in one show!
Sunday-Tuesday, Friday & Saturday at 12:40, 1:30, 2:35, 3:55, 5:00 & 6:05pm
Length of show: 15 minutes

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 9:30, 10:45 & 11:55am, 1:50 & 3:00pm
Length of show: 10 minutes

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Daily at 10:00 & 11:15am, 12:25, 2:20 & 3:30pm
Length of show: 10 minutes

Chinese Lion Dancers

The China pavilion bursts to life with the vibrant Chinese Lion Dance, bringing good fortune and happiness to all in honor of major holidays such as the Lunar New Year and Lantern Festival.
Sunday & Saturday at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00pm
Length of show: 15 minutes

Si Zhu

Classical sounds performed on authentic instruments by Chinese musicians.
Monday-Friday at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00pm
Length of show: 15 minutes

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Meet Anna and Elsa at Royal Sommerhus

Chill out with royal sisters Elsa & Anna from Frozen at their charming summer cabin.
Daily from 9:15am to 6:30pm
Length of show: 25 minutes

Princess Storybook Dining

Akershus Restaurant.
Breakfast: 8:30am-12:10pm, Lunch: 12:15pm-4:40pm & Dinner: 5:25pm-8:05pm

A Mischievous, Magical Barn Santa

Celebrate the season with laughter as a mischievous Barn Santa visits Sigrid, an unsuspecting Christmas storyteller.
Daily at 11:35am, 12:20, 1:10, 2:05, 4:15, 5:20, 6:15 & 7:10pm
Read the "Holidays Around the World" sign.
Length of show: 15 minutes

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Las Posadas Celebration

Join the fun and pageantry of Las Posadas with dancers, piñata, and the music of Mariachi Cobre.
Sunday-Thursday at 11:05 & 11:55am, 12:45, 2:45, 3:50 & 4:55pm
Length of show: 25 minutes

Marimba de las Américas

Music from Mexico and throughout Latin America.
Friday & Saturday at 11:05 & 11:55am, 12:45, 2:45, 3:50 & 4:55pm
Length of show: 25 minutes

Donald Duck

Daily 9:30am-12:40pm & 2:10pm-4:20pm

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