PHOTOS: Decorations arrive in global celebration for the 2021 EPCOT International Holiday Festival


With the 2021 EPCOT International Holiday Festival kicking off on Friday, decorations for the event have started appearing in the park, with the latest additions to World Celebration.

At the park entrance gates, festival banners were hung, mentioning the sponsor, AdventHealth.

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Upon exiting, guests will see this fantastic artwork featuring Chip and Dale with stylized renderings of the defining structures of each World Showcase pavilion, as well as Spaceship Earth.

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Dale appears on some banners …

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… While Chip appears on top of the others.

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Speaking of Spaceship Earth, the planter in front of the attraction has a themed photo spot installed. It is full of gifts and one of them has a label with the logo of the festival.

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It’s not too late to get that perfect vacation card photo!

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The centerpiece is this tiered structure, which also showcases World Showcase art.

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From this angle you can see structures from the UK, Norway, France, Mexico and American Adventure pavilions in teal and gold.

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A book-style pop-up star appears at the top.

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On the other side, there is art inspired by pavilions from Japan, Canada, Germany, Italy, Morocco and China.

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As they walk towards World Showcase Plaza, Chip and Dale appear as cutouts in a planter.

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Several trees, ready to be decorated, separate the two photo sessions in the planter.

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On the opposite side, a greeting card shows Goofy holding Christmas lights.

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Facing spaceship Earth, the full effect can be seen, revealing Goofy’s lights chaining off his map and onto Donald Duck’s!

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It seems that Donald has found the culprit of this mishap: Dale!

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A few days before the festival, excitement is building around EPCOT!

The EPCOT International Holiday Festival takes place from November 26 to December 30, 2021.

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Darcy J. Skinner