Once Epcot International Food & Wine Festival comes to an end on November 23, 2019, it will be time for Epcot’s final festival of the year. Epcot International Festival of the Holidays is presented by AdventHealth this year and it will kick off on November 29, 2019 and will run until December 30, 2019.
Back in July celebrity narrators for this year’s Candlelight Processional were announced, and since then we know two more stars that are stated to appear. The Candlelight storyteller for December 8, 2019 through December 10, 2019 will be Isabella Rossellini. Rossellini is a film and television actress, wildlife conservationist, and director. Marlee Matlin will be appearing December 27, 2019 through December 28, 2019.She is an actress, activist, Oscar winner, and author.
This year’s Candlelight Processional kicks off with Ming-Na Wen, who is an actress and the voice of Disney’s animated heroine Mulan. She will narrate November 29, 2019 through December 1, 2019.
Epcot International Festival of the Holidays will offer 13 Holiday Kitchens as well as additional food-and-beverage locations across Epcot. If you’re into classic holiday favorites like Slow-Roasted Turkey, Green Beans, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, and Cranberry Sauce you’ll want to stop by the American Holiday Table.
For additional holiday offerings, you can swing by L’Chaim! Holiday Kitchen to try the new Smoked Salmon Potato Latkes. The Yukon Holiday Kitchen is serving up new bites like Canadian Wild Rice and Ham Soup with a Pretzel Roll, while remaining true previously popular offerings like Seared Verlasso Salmon with Crown Maple Whisky Glaze, Apple Chutney, Hazelnut Croquant, and Parsnip Silk.
Holiday Cookie Stroll
In the mood for something sweet? Try the Holiday Cookie Stroll! These are five stations to visit, and if you get a stamp from all five, you’ll receive a complimentary Santa Mickey Sugar Cookie at the end.
Here are the Holiday Sweets & Treats locations you’ll want to visit:
Bavaria Holiday Kitchen: Linzer Cookie
American Holiday Table: Gingerbread Cookie
Yukon Holiday Kitchen: Peppermint Pinwheel Cookie
Feast of the Three Kings: Chocolate Crinkle Cookie
L’Chaim! Holiday Kitchen: Black and White Cookie
Need a place to store all of these holiday treats? There will be a Cookie Stroll Cookie Jar for sale at one of the World Showcase Holiday Markets while supplies last.
As you can see, the festival fun at Epcot doesn’t stop on November 23, 2019! There is still plenty of World Showcase exploring to do during Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, which begins November 29, 2019.