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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 15 - 21, 2019

PARK HOURS
Future World 9am-9:30pm
World Showcase 11am-9:30pm

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS
(RESORT GUESTS ONLY)
Tuesday 9:30pm-11:30pm
Thursday 8am-9am

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Park Hours and Special Events

When are the schedules updated?

Epcot International Festival of the Holidays: November 29 - December 30
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 29 - December 30 @ 5:00, 6:45 & 8:15
A joyous retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a glorious mass choir.

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

  • New Year’s Countdown Fireworks – Say “au revoir” to the old year around World Showcase as dazzling fireworks light up the sky to welcome the new year in a booming big way! This one-night spectacular starts at 11:40 p.m.
  • New Year’s Eve Parties – A DJ dance party will have guests dancing and grooving “around the world” with special entertainment at the America Garden Stage, Future World Fountain Stage and other areas throughout the park. Just for New Year’s Eve, you can move to your own beat with music playing in your headphones at the “Silent Groove” dance party that will take place at Future World Center.
  • New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner – Sip and dip your way into the new year by indulging in a lavish buffet of savory foods and decadent desserts at this ticketed event in World Showplace. For reservations, visit disneyworld.com/holidays or call (407) WDW-DINE (3463).

Epcot International Festival of the Arts: January 17–February 24
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
  • Kissy Simmons and Alton Fitzgerald White: January 17, 20, 21 & 24
  • Heidi Blickenstaff and Gavin Lee: January 18, 19, 22 & 23
  • Kissy Simmons, Heidi Blickenstaff, Alton Fitzgerald White and Gavin Lee: January 25
  • Kara Lindsay and Kevin Massey: January 26, 28 & 29, February 1, 2, 5 & 6
  • Liana Hunt and Adam Jacobs: January 27, 30 & 31, February 3, 4, 7 & 8
  • Kara Lindsay, Kevin Massey, Liana Hunt and Adam Jacobs: February 9
  • Ashley Brown and Josh Strickland: February 10, 12, 13, 18, 19, 22 & 23
  • Syndee Winters and Michael James Scott: February 11, 14-17, 20 & 21
  • Ashley Brown, Josh Strickland, Syndee Winters and Michael James Scott: February 24

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival: March 4-June 1
Attend an annual event abloom with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, rockin’ entertainment and more.

Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live!: June 12-August 16? (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 27-November 21? (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. Disney du Jour Dance Party: Bring out your best dance moves for this super fun celebration featuring a DJ 7 days a week 5:30pm-8:30pm(9:30pm Fri, Sat) —and live performances from Radio Disney artists on Fridays and Saturdays.

    Eat To The Beat! acts:
  • TBD August 27-November 17? (speculation)

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


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Main Entrance
Daily 9:00am-12:15pm & 1:25pm-3:55pm

Chip and Dale's Harvest Feast

Garden Grill Restaurant in The Land.
Daily 8:00am-10:30am, 11:30am-3:00pm & 4:00pm-8:30pm

JAMMitors trashcan

Comedic cacophony and percussive artistry. Performing behind Spaceship Earth.
Daily at 9:20, 10:10 & 11:10am, 12:10, 1:35, 2:35 & 3:35pm
Length of show: 10 minutes

"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 9:00pm
Extra Magic Hours - Tuesday 9:20pm to 10:00pm
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).

Epcot Character Spot

Mickey, Minnie & Goofy, Baymax at Hiro's Workshop and Joy & Sadness at Headquarters
Daily continuously from park opening to park closing

ImageWorks(inside Imagination Pavilion)

Ralph and Vanellope
Daily 9:00am-7:00pm

NP Disney Visa Card Character Experience

Imagination Pavilion to the left of the entrance to the Pixar Film Festival.
Daily continuously from 1:00pm to 7:00pm

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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spinning earth TRAVELING around WORLD SHOWCASE

Disney Phineas & Ferb: Agent P’s World Showcase Adventure

Ever dreamed of being a secret agent? You can go undercover with Agent P—the alter ego of Perry the Platypus from the Disney Channel animated series Phineas and Ferb—on an interactive quest around World Showcase. Recruiting near Odyssey Bridge. Visit agentpwsa.com on your mobile device to start your interactive adventure.
Daily 11:00am-8:15pm Phineas & Ferb merchandise

Epcot Forever

Celebrate the past, present and future of Epcot through this dazzling fireworks and special-effects spectacular.
Nightly at 9:30pm
Length of show: 12 minutes

SHOWCASE PLAZA

Daisy Duck

Daily 11:30am-2:00pm & 3:10pm-6:30pm

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 12:30, 1:40, 2:45, 3:50, 4:55 & 6:00pm
Length of show: 20 minutes

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British Revolution (British Airwaves outside Disney) guitar

British rock-n-roll from the 60s to the 80s.
Sunday-Tuesday, Friday & Saturday at 3:00, 4:30, 5:30, 7:00 & 8:00pm
Length of show: 30 minutes

Rose & Crown Pub Musician

Lively pub music.
Sunday-Thursday at 1:15, 2:15, 3:15 & 4:15pm
Length of show: 45 minutes

Disney Characters

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

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 12:40, 1:40, 2:40, 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, 6:45 & 7:35pm
Read the "Holidays Around the World" sign.
Length of show: 15 minutes

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Disney Characters

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

Serveur Amusant

Comical waiter and wine steward.
Sunday-Tuesday, Friday & Saturday at 12:45, 1:35, 2:25, 3:05, 3:55 & 4:45pm
Length of show: 20 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 11:20 & 11:55am, 12:30, 1:20, 2:10, 3:40, 4:30 & 5:05pm
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 12:05, 12:45, 1:45, 3:00, 4:05, 5:05, 6:05 & 6:50pm
Length of show: 15 minutes

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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
Belly Dancer begins 10 minutes after show begins.
Length of show: 25 minutes

Disney Characters near Restaurant Marrakesh

Princess Jasmine appears intermittently.
Daily at 11:45am, 12:45, 1:45, 2:45, 4:35 & 5:35pm

Matboukha Groove

Join in as a lively band recreates the fun of street festivals and the holiday season across Morocco.
Sunday & Wednesday-Saturday at 1:20, 2:20, 3:45, 4:45, 5:45, 6:30 & 7:45pm
Length of show: 25 minutes

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Matsuriza

Rhythmic magic of traditional Taiko Drummers.
Sunday, Monday & Thursday-Saturday at 11:45am, 12:30, 1:10, 2:00, 2:40, 3:30 & 4:15pm
Length of show: 15 minutes Matsuriza music & video

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 12:00, 12:45, 1:45, 3:15, 4:30, 5:05, 5:40 & 6:15pm
Read the "Holidays Around the World" sign.
Length of show: 15 minutes

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Candlelight Processional @ 5:00, 6:45 & 8:15pm

A joyous retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a glorious mass choir.
Gary Sinise Sunday
Pat Sajak Monday-Wednesday
Geena Davis Thursday-Saturday

Length of show: 55 minutes
Sign language interpreted: all performances.
Arrive at least 1 hour before the show. Sit in the designated viewing area in the RIGHT section of the audience. See a host or hostess. LIMITED SEATING.

Upcoming Shows

Candlelight Processional: Disney on Broadway:
  • Kissy Simmons and Alton Fitzgerald White: January 17, 20, 21 & 24
  • Heidi Blickenstaff and Gavin Lee: January 18, 19, 22 & 23
  • Kissy Simmons, Heidi Blickenstaff, Alton Fitzgerald White and Gavin Lee: January 25
  • Kara Lindsay and Kevin Massey: January 26, 28 & 29, February 1, 2, 5 & 6
  • Liana Hunt and Adam Jacobs: January 27, 30 & 31, February 3, 4, 7 & 8
  • Kara Lindsay, Kevin Massey, Liana Hunt and Adam Jacobs: February 9
  • Ashley Brown and Josh Strickland: February 10, 12, 13, 18, 19, 22 & 23
  • Syndee Winters and Michael James Scott: February 11, 14-17, 20 & 21
  • Ashley Brown, Josh Strickland, Syndee Winters and Michael James Scott: February 24
Garden Rocks: March 4-June 1
 
Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live!: June 12-August 16? (speculation)
 
Eat To The Beat!: August 27-November 17? (speculation)

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Official State Sites

Voices of Liberty - Dickens Carolers

American Adventure Rotunda
Appearing in Dickens costumes, the Voices of Liberty a cappela group presents a special seasonal repertoire of holiday favorites.
Daily at 11:30am, 12:15, 1:00, 1:45, 2:30, 3:15 & 4:00pm
Length of show: 15 minutes Voices of Liberty CDs

Santa and Mrs. Claus

Whisper your Christmas wishes in Santa's ear and take your picture sitting on his knee. Even Mrs. Claus will be on hand to help wth your wishes!
Daily at 11:45am, 1:45, 3:45 & 5:45pm
Read the "Holidays Around the World" sign.
Length of greeting: 70 minutes

Gingerbread House Display

View the Capitol Building and Lincoln Memorial in gingerbread house form in the Rotunda!
Daily 11:00am-Park close

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Sergio

International interactive juggler.
Sunday-Thursday at 11:50am, 12:35, 1:20, 2:15, 3:10, 3:50 & 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 12:15, 12:55, 1:40, 2:35, 3:30, 4:15, 5:45 & 6:30pm
Read the "Holidays Around the World" sign.
Length of show: 15 minutes

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Chilli da Mur

Enjoy this German vocal group that celebrates the season with folk and pop music and original songs.
Sunday-Tuesday, Friday & Saturday at 12:10, 1:10, 2:10, 3:10, 5:00, 6:00 & 7:00pm
Length of show: 25 minutes

Lebendig (“Alive”) Performing January 17 – February 25

This four-piece pop/rock outfit will delight audiences with its contemporary interpretation of the beloved German Schlager style, including covers and originals.

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 times unverified
Length of show: 25 minutes Oktoberfest Musikanten CDs

Snow White - Meet and Greet

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

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The Jeweled Dragon Acrobats tumbling gymnast

A variety of thrilling acts direct from China.
Daily at 4:10, 5:10, 6:10, 7:10 & 8:10pm
Length of show: 20 minutes

Wenbo Zhang

Cotton Candy Artist.
Sunday-Tuesday & Thursday-Saturday 11:30am-2:15pm, 3:30pm-6:15pm & 7:30pm-8:45pm

Disney Characters

Characters from the Disney classic "Mulan".
Mulan daily at 11:00am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:50 & 4:50pm

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.
Daily at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 & 4:40pm
Length of show: 15 minutes

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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

Royal Sommerhus

Chill out with Frozen royalty, Anna & Elsa, and enjoy an enchanted Character Greeting in their new summer home.
Daily continuously from Park open to 9:00pm

A Mischievous, Magical Barn Santa

Celebrate the season with laughter as a mischievous Barn Santa visits Sigrid, an unsuspecting Christmas storyteller.
Daily at 11:00 & 11:45am, 12:45, 2:15, 3:00, 3:45, 4:30 & 5:30pm
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.
Daily at 11:20am, 12:20, 1:20, 2:30, 4:00 & 5:00pm
Length of show: 25 minutes

Disney Characters

Donald Duck
Daily intermittently from 12:00pm-3:00pm & 4:10pm-7:00pm

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