EPCOT park hours to be extended during 2023 International Festival of the Holidays

13 days ago in "Epcot International Festival of the Holidays"

2022 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays overview
Posted: Tuesday September 19, 2023 7:33am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

EPCOT will once again see extended operating hours during the 2023 International Festival of the Holidays.

Beginning November 24, 2023, the latest calendar update confirms EPCOT will operate from 9 am - 9:30 pm. Early Entry and Extended Evening hours will increase this to 8:30 am - 11:30 pm on select days.

The later closing time allows for multiple performances of the Candlelight Processional and the nightly fireworks show.

EPCOT has recently been cutting back on longer hours during special events, with the Food and Wine Festival no longer offering later closes on weekends.

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Touchdown2 days ago

Usually goes live mid October.

Doug78562 days ago

Has anyone heard any rumblings about booking the Candlelight Processional dinner package for 2023? It's been a decade since we've seen it, so it's a priority for us. Seems really late. I remember booking it in July before.

DCBaker13 days ago

Beginning November 24, hours for EPCOT have been extended to 9:30pm, which coincides with the start of the International Festival of the Holidays. Do note the calendar currently only goes to November 28.

DCBakerAug 18, 2023

New casting call out for the Holiday Storytellers.

TouchdownJun 16, 2023

At least this year they shouldn’t block the lagoon view of the fireworks, with that new courtyard open by then.

SaucyBoyJun 16, 2023

Don’t you mean Dreadful! 😜

castlecake2.0Jun 16, 2023

Oh you know they’ll be back 😆

networkproJun 15, 2023

I'm trembling in terror that Joyful! might reappear again this year. I would hope that they perform in full scuba gear at the bottom of Nemo.

Crunchie9Jun 15, 2023

Only 28 Saturdays until Christmas