November 23 - December 30, 2012
Experience the fantastic celebrations the holidays have to offer when World Showcase comes alive with the diverse traditions of food, fun and entertainment from across the globe. Our daily Tree Lighting, with Mickey Mouse and friends, finds the common groud of hope and light in all our holiday celebrations. Plus, each evening there is a surprise Grand Finale, presented during Illuminations: Reflections of Earth, just for this special time of year. So come, immerse in the beauty and wonder of the many different holidays celebrated from around the world at Epcot®.
IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth
Witness a thrilling nighttime kaleidoscope as the sky erupts with over 1,000 laser bursts and the extraordinary Earth Globe floats across the lagoon. Treasure the spirit of the season as this special musical finale features the song "Let There Be Peace on Earth" with a special message of holiday good will..
Mickey's Tree Lighting Treat
Join Mickey as he gathers his friends at this special time of year to celebrate the holiday with an array of traditions. Tap your toes to international holiday music, and feel the peace and goodwill as the final tradition — lighting the tree — brings us all together.
Lights of Winter
Delight in this dazzling display of synchronized lights as they twinkle to inspirational holiday music. Spanning the center walkway linking Future World and World Showcase, this spectacle begins each night just as evening descends. For an extra treat, watch the water fountain dance in step with this glistening interlude.
Cherish the colorful legends and lore of the holiday season from all over the world. Come listen to the wondrous stories of France's "Pиre Noлl," Italy's "La Befana", United Kingdom's "Father Christmas", China's "Monkey King" and, of course, Santa Claus in World Showcase.
Holiday Merchandise Events
Be sure to plan for special Holiday Merchandise Events which will debut throughout the Park during the festival.