Epcot international festival of the Arts

Eat, drink and be dazzled by our creative, culinary masterpieces during EPCOT International Festival of the Arts from January 12 through February 19, 2024.  Celebrate three distinct artistic disciplines, the culinary arts, the performing arts, and the visual arts, with fun for the eyes, ears, and taste buds!  Enjoy the creation of art and cuisine as you let your creative juices flow by participating in a variety of activities designed for kids and grown-ups alike.  Discover creative twists on irresistible bites and sips.  Catch captivating entertainment everywhere you turn.  Feast your eyes on galleries and witness exceptional talent that proves the power of imagination!

CULINARY ARTS
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Discover colorful fare that paints an exquisite picture of gastronomical perfection—available at Festival food studios across EPCOT!  Art critics and gourmands alike can enjoy a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Explore a world where food imitates art as the epicurean elite converge to create mouthwatering magic that rivals the masters.

Details

  • Food studios are open daily during the festival from park open to park close, unless otherwise noted.
  • A theme park reservation and valid EPCOT admission is required.
  • Food and beverage offerings require a separate purchase.
  • Availability may be limited for some food studio offerings.
  • Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older.
  • Food studios and all menu items are subject to closure or change without notice.

 

Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine- Set out on a tasty stroll around EPCOT featuring 7 vibrant dishes—and one technicolor treat to enjoy at the end of your journey.  Use your Festival Passport as your guide to look for specially notated menu items, then track your progress by collecting a stamp after each purchase. Once you’ve enjoyed at least 5 of the artistic 7 dishes—and collected the corresponding stamps—bring your Festival Passport to the Deco Delights Food Studio near Port of Entry to claim your reward. 

Here are some of the featured foods from last year’s Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine (Actual offerings tba on 1/12/24):

  • Red: Blood Orange-Braised Beet Tartare with Mustard Vinaigrette, Pickled Clamshell Mushrooms and Golden Beets – located at Gourmet Landscapes
  • Orange: Pan-Seared Scallops with Vanilla-Butternut Squash Purée, Brown Butter Cauliflower Purée and Lime Foam – located at Moderne (NEW)
  • Yellow: House-made Chorizo and Potato Empanada with Turmeric Aïoli and Annatto Aïoli – located at Vibrante & Vivido: Encanto Cocina
  • Green: Deconstructed Key Lime Pie featuring flexible Key Lime Curd, “Key Lime” Mousse, Graham Cracker Cake and Meringues – located at The Deconstructed Dish
  • Blue: Orange Mousse with Lemon Cake and Raspberry Meringues – located at Deco Delights
  • Indigo: Almond Frangipane Cake layered with Raspberry Jam and Belgian Chocolate – located at Pop Eats
  • Violet: Pop’t Art: Sugar Cookie with Blueberry Filling – located at Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey: Art, Food and Little Sparks of Magic (NEW)

Reward: The Artist Palette Cookie

This fun-for-all-ages activity can be completed at your leisure. Simply bring your stamped Festival Passport to EPCOT at any time during EPCOT International Festival of the Arts to finish your stroll—and receive your reward.

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FAMILY FUN WITH PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS

Discover colorful fare that paints an exquisite picture of gastronomical perfection—available at Festival food studios across EPCOT!  Art critics and gourmands alike can enjoy a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Explore a world where food imitates art as the epicurean elite converge to create mouthwatering magic that rivals the masters.

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Festival Highlights Include:

Figment’s Brush with the Masters:  Help Figment learn about art on this delightful scavenger hunt around World Showcase.

To get started, purchase your map and stickers at Port of Entry, Creations Shop or World Traveler. Then, search for Figment hiding inside famous works of art at each World Showcase pavilion—just look for the Figment-themed picture frame.

Every time you find Figment, add the corresponding sticker to the pavilion on your map. Once your journey is complete, return your map to Disney Traders or World Traveler for an artful surprise!

Cost: $9.99, plus tax.

Available while supplies last.

Figment’s Brush with the Masters is subject to availability.

 

Animation Academy- Head over to America Gardens Theatre and learn how to draw a Disney Character from an animation artist.

Artful Photo Ops- Step into iconic artwork from around the world at these unique art installations around World Showcase:

  • Luncheon of the Boating Party – Pierre-Auguste Renoir, International Gateway
  • Washington Crossing the Delaware – Emanuel Leutze, The American Adventure
  • Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci, Between Italy Pavilion and Germany Pavilion
  • The Scream – Edvard Munch, Between Italy Pavilion and Germany Pavilion
  • An homage to Frida Kahlo, Mexico Pavilion
  • Wish Storybook, Bridge to World Showcase
  • Teatime with Penguins, Italy Pavilion Courtyard
  • Forest Scene from Sleeping Beauty, Bridge to World Showcase
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Chalk Full of Character – Travel around World Showcase to find charming chalk drawings of Disney characters like Abu and Jiminy Cricket. How many can you find?

Chalk Art Galleries – Watch imaginative chalk artists at work—taking inspiration from great art and the world around them. Chalk art galleries are located along the bridge to World Showcase.

Chalk Art – Kids, create your very own chalk-art masterpiece!  This experience is offered at the bridge to World Showcase Plaza from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily.

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Expression Section: A Paint by Numbers Mural – Leave your creative mark on a larger-than-life wall mural located at World Nature!

ENTERTAINMENT

Get swept away by the songs you love during DISNEY ON BROADWAY performances at EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. Sit back and sing along with show-stopping numbers from legendary Disney musicals.

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Cassie Levy (Frozen) and

Patti Murin (Frozen)

 

January 12, 14, 15, 18, 20, 22 and 23

 

Gavin Lee (Beauty and the Beast) and

Heidi Blickenstaff (The Little Mermaid)

 

January 13, 16, 17, 19, 21, 24 and 25

 

Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins) and

L. Steven Taylor (The Lion King)

 

January 26, 28 and 29

 

Josh Strickland (Tarzan) and

Kissy Simmons (The Lion King)

 

January 27, 30 and 31

 

Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins) and

L. Steven Taylor (The Lion King)

 

February 1, 3, 5 and 6

 

Mandy Gonzalez (Aida) and

Michael James Scott (Aladdin)

 

February 9, 11, 12, 15, 18 and 19

 

Bradley Gibson (The Lion King) and

Shoba Narayan (Aladdin)

 

February 10, 13, 14, 16, 17 and 19
GENERAL EVENT DETAILS
  • EPCOT admission required
  • A theme park reservation and valid EPCOT admission is required.
  • Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
  • Food studios are open daily January 12, 2024 through February 19, 2024, from park open to park close, unless otherwise noted.
  • Food and beverage offerings require a separate purchase.
  • Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older.
  • Availability may be limited for some food studio offerings.
  • Food studios and all menu items are subject to closure or change without notice.
  • Events take place at various locations and stages across EPCOT.
  • Performance times and days vary.