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Schedule for Holiday Storytellers in World Showcase at EPCOT

Schedule for Holiday Storytellers in World Showcase at EPCOT 2023-festival-of-the-holidays-mexico

During the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays, guests can travel through the World Showcase and discover holiday traditions celebrated by the diverse cultures represented. Holiday Storytellers share the countries’ stories and traditions at various times throughout the day in each pavilion. Below is the schedule for 2023.



Mexico Pavilion – Las Posadas Celebration

¡Feliz Navidad! Join the fun and pageantry of Las Posadas with dancers, piñatas, and the music of Mariachi Cobre.



  • Sunday through Thursday
  • 11:05 AM, 11:55 AM, 12:45 PM, 2:45 PM, 3:50 PM, 4:55 PM
  • 25-minute performances

Norway Pavilion – A Mischievous Magical Barn Santa

Celebrate the season with laughter as a mischievous Barn Santa visits Sigrid, an unsuspecting Christmas storyteller.

  • Daily
  • 11:35 AM, 12:20 PM, 1:10 PM, 2:05 PM, 4:15 PM, 5:20 PM, 6:15 PM, 7:10 PM
  • 15-minute performances

China Pavilion – Chinese Lion Dancer



Catch a glimpse of a colorful performance that brings good fortune and happiness in the Lunar New Year.

  • Daily
  • Showtimes were not listed in the My Disney Experience app at the time of this publication. We will update once times are made available.
  • 15-minute performances

Italy Pavilion – La Befana



Come hear the tale of La Befana, the kindhearted witch who visits sleeping young children on the Eve of the Epiphany.

  • Daily
  • 11:15 AM, 12:15 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:15 PM, 5:00 PM, 5:50 PM
  • 15-minute performances

Japan Pavilion – Daruma Storyteller



Hear the fascinating story of the Daruma doll and the Japanese customs of the New Year!

  • Daily
  • 11:35 AM, 12:35 PM, 1:40 PM, 2:40 PM, 4:20 PM, 5:15 PM, 6:00 PM, 6:45 PM
  • 15-minute performances

Between the Morocco and France Pavilions – Hanukkah Storyteller

Witness a storyteller recount traveling abroad to explore the diverse music and traditions of Hanukkah around the world.

  • Daily
  • 10:30 AM, 11:40 AM, 12:40 PM, 1:35 PM, 2:35 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 5:45 PM
  • 15-minute performances
Schedule for Holiday Storytellers in World Showcase at EPCOT 2023-festival-of-the-holidays-hanukkah


France Pavilion – Père Noël

Visit with Père Noël and rediscover the magic of Christmas through the letter of a delightful child.

  • Daily
  • 10:00 AM, 11:05 AM, 12:10 PM, 12:50 PM, 2:20 PM, 3:25 PM, 4:30 PM, 5:15 PM
  • 15-minute performances

United Kingdom Pavilion – Father Christmas

Join Father Christmas as he rings in the season, sharing the traditions of the United Kingdom with good cheer.

  • Daily
  • 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:25 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:10 PM, 6:00 PM, 6:45 PM
  • 15-minute performances

Canada Pavilion – Canadian Holiday Voyageurs

Explore holiday customs from the various regions of Canada on a musical tour of the Great White North with the Canadian Holiday Voyageurs.

  • Daily
  • 1:40 PM, 2:45 PM, 3:50 PM, 4:55 PM, 6:00 PM, 6:40 PM
  • 20-minute performances

The Odyssey Pavilion – Santa Greeting

Stop by for a photo with jolly Santa Claus—also known as St. Nick, Père Noël, and Father Christmas around the world!

  • Daily through December 24, 2023
  • 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:30 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:30 PM
  • 60-minute performances
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