PHOTOS: Decorations appear for the 2021 Candlelight Procession and EPCOT International Holiday Festival

Disney has begun decorating for the upcoming EPCOT International Holiday Festival and this year’s Candlelight Procession performances.

During EPCOT’s International Holiday Festival, storytellers will give short presentations in each World Showcase pavilion about how this country celebrates the holidays.

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The Norwegian scene has been set up, with a Christmas tree and poinsettias.

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There are signs at each lodge’s holiday stop with information about their traditions.

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The area just in front of the France Pavilion stage is still used for parking strollers.

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The UK stage is surrounded by many poinsettias in pots.

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The presentation of the Canada Pavilion will take place at The Mill Stage.

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A sign next to the stage now announces the Canadian Holiday Voyageurs.

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At the America Gardens Theater, teams prepare for the Candlelight Processional.

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Large panels resembling stained glass were placed on the sides of the stage.

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Gold stands are now on the stage for performers.

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Christmas trees frame the stands.

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A large menorah and matching banners are on a stage in the new festival area next to the Morocco pavilion.

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Hannukah begins on November 28 this year.

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A big stage was set between Port of Entry and Disney Traders.

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Tag-like signs announce “Happy! A Celebration of the Season” to be performed four times a day.

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The stage is decorated with gifts and Christmas trees.

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The edge of the stage is covered with a scrim resembling wrapping paper.

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Several elements of the stage remain covered with black tarps.

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There are also banners hanging from the railing behind the stage.

Learn more about the EPCOT 2021 International Holiday Festival.

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Darcy J. Skinner