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News: EPCOT 2023 Festival of the Holidays Dates

News: EPCOT 2023 Festival of the Holidays Dates

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We have all of the dates for this year’s Festival of the Holidays at EPCOT. Be sure to check out when this holiday festival begins so you can make plans.

Halfway to the Holidays

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Disney is using the Halfway to the Holidays as a time to make special announcements regarding the Christmas and holiday season at Disneyland, Disney World, runDisney and Disney Cruise Line.

This week guests can even check out some fun holiday treats to celebrate the occasion. We are seeing so many exciting announcements this week. So far, we know Mickey and Minnie will have a new holiday look. We are also delighted to see this special holiday overlay return to Disney.

Dates for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party have also been announced for 2023.

Festival of the Holidays

Credit: Maggie

The holiday season is truly magical at EPCOT. The Festival of the Holidays is an amazing experience where guests can enjoy the beautiful candlelight processional, enjoy delicious holiday food booths, take part in a fun scavenger hunt, cookie stroll, and enjoy great entertainment! We are excited to see Living with the Land – Glimmering Greenhouses return as a holiday overlay.

Disney has just released the dates for this year’s festival. Get ready to mark your calendars! Festival of the Holidays will beginning November 24th through December 30th.

Credit: Monica

This festival will once again include the beloved Storytellers. These performers will be staged in countries around the World Showcase during the festival. They interact with Guests and share customs and stories from the country they represent. Storytellers create an authentic experience for those looking to learn more about the countries!

Festival of the Holidays will begin November 24, 2023!

We will also see the return of EPCOT’s Candlelight Processional and Holiday Kitchens. You can read my (Maggie) review of the dining package from 2022 HERE. Be sure to follow along for a complete list of narrators for this special event.

There is no word so far on the Cosmic Rewind overlay that debuted last year. We will keep you informed if Disney shares that information!

Are you excited about the Festival of the Holidays for this year? Will you be planning to attend? Let us know in the comments below or share this post with a friend.

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