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2023 Epcot Festival of the Arts Ultimate Guide

2023 Epcot Festival of the Arts Ultimate Guide

Epcot’s Festival of the Arts is an annual festival that takes place at Epcot. Much like the classic Food and Wine Festival that happens in the fall, this event follows a similar format. The Festival of the Arts features several unique offerings from the food to the entertainment. This is a festival that brings together the visual, culinary, and performing arts. Just as with the other festivals at Epcot, there is no extra cost to see the festival. This year Epcot’s International Festival of the Arts is set for January 13 – February 20, 2023.

The Festival of the Arts is included with Epcot admission. Disney announced that for the sixth year the festival would be back but this time better than ever. So come with me and take a look at the offerings of Epcot’s Festival of the Arts in 2023.

This festival is largely unique with its wide offering of live art and entertainment. It does hold the traditional selection of food booths all around the world showcase but we love that it is more than just that. If you are a fan of any of the Disney artists this is also a great opportunity to meet them as many show up for signings during the course of the festival.

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When is Epcot’s Festival of the Arts

This year it will be held from January 13 – February 20, 2023. Lasting for 45 days (same as last year!) the event features visiting artists, an array of foodie delights, and opportunities for you to embrace your own inner artists.

The great news is this is when the cooler season happens here in Florida. So you don’t have to worry about sweating it out as much as you do at the Food and Wine Festival (now that it starts in August).

Best Dates to Visit Festival of the Arts 2023

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Of course, when planning a trip to Disney world we always want to know when the best time to visit is. We always recommend with these festivals to skip the first weekend it’s always packed with locals and people that have to be there to do it first. The second week and weekend of the festival are always much calmer and a more enjoyable experience.

We also expect Epcot to be lighter crowds from January 24th – 31th and then February 1st – 14th.

Guidemap for 2023 Epcot Festival of the Arts

Having the festival park map is always a help when planning a trip! Here is a look at the 2020 map. You can find booth locations, photo opportunities, art demos, and more! Make sure to pick up the Times Guide and the 36-page Epcot International Festival of the Arts Festival Passport. The Festival Passport is not only loaded with all the information, pictures, and stickers that you will need, but it also makes a great souvenir of your visit!

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Best Hotel to Stay at for the Festival of the Arts

Given this entire festival takes place at Epcot of course our top recommendations are for the Epcot resorts. These resorts are a top pick because they are within walking distance of Epcot. Though I would note the farthest out and the longest walk will be from the Swan, Dolphin, and the Swan Reserve. The Epcot resorts include:

  • Boardwalk Resort
  • Yacht Club Resort
  • Beach Club Resort
  • Swan & Dolphin Resort
  • Marriott Walt Disney World Swan Reserve

The Disney Skyliner addition to Walt Disney World this also easily connects in a few more hotels here are Skyliner resorts that would also make for speedy trips to Epcot.

Tickets for Festival of the Arts, What’s Included

You may be wondering if there is a separate ticket for Epcot’s Festival of the Arts. The good news is there is no separate ticket to buy for Epcot’s Festival of the Arts. The Festival of the Arts is included in your standard Epcot ticket.

You will need to pay for the food separately, so all the food booths we cover below are an additional cost. Each item has its own pricing and will range from $3.00 – $12.00. If spending extra cash isn’t in the cards for you don’t worry the festival has plenty of free options. You can paint by number, enjoy photo ops, Disney artist meet and greets, and even a series of Disney Broadway Concerts.

Festival of the Arts Food Booths

In total this year will feature 15 Food Studios featuring some returning favorites and soon-to-be hits taking the foodie stage for the first time, like the brand-new The Craftsman’s Courtyard. For some added fun, be sure to pick up a Festival Passport to try out the Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine, a returning food stroll featuring some true culinary masterpieces. As you travel throughout the Festival, collect stamps by purchasing five of these decadent dishes to redeem a special prize from Deco Delights to enjoy.

Pop Eats! (Near Port of Entry)

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Delight in mouthwatering masterpieces inspired by the most captivating Pop Art of the 20th century.


  • Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese 
  • Tomato Soup with Pimento Cheese, Bacon and Fried Green Tomato Grilled Cheese
  • Almond Frangipane Cake layered with Raspberry Jam and Belgian Chocolate (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine item)


  • Brooklyn Brewery Pulp Art Hazy IPA, Brooklyn, NY 
  • Bleu Spectrum: Blanc de Bleu Cuveé Mousseux with Boba Pearls

The Deconstructed Dish (Near Port of Entry)

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Rediscover some of your favorite dishes presented in a playful way—like a BLT, French Onion Soup and Key Lime Pie.


  • Deconstructed BLT: Pork Belly, Soft-Poached Egg, Onion Bread Pudding, Watercress Espuma and Tomato Jam
  • Deconstructed French Onion Soup: Beef Broth Ravioli, Gruyère Cream, Onion Bread Pudding and Onion Textures 
  • Deconstructed Key Lime Pie: Flexible Key Lime Curd, “Key Lime” Mousse, Graham Cracker Cake and Meringues (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine item)


  • Deconstructed Apple Pie à la Mode: Apple-Cinnamon Gelato, Cinnamon Apple Cider, Apple Pie Filling and Streusel (nonalcoholic)
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Blank Canvas Belgian Blonde Whitbeer, Asheville, NC

Deco Delights (Near Port of Entry)

Satisfy your sweet tooth with sleek desserts inspired by the art deco movement, from the gilded glamour of the roaring 1920s to the bright pastels of Miami Beach.


  • Dulce Chocolate Mousse with Chocolate Crémeux and Dark Chocolate Truffle
  • Decadent Valrhona Chocolate with Dark Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Brownie and Cassis Mousse
  • Orange Mousse with Lemon Cake and Raspberry Meringues (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine item)


  • 3 Daughters Brewing Strawberry Blonde Nitro, St. Petersburg, FL 
  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Vanilla Porter, Tampa, FL 
  • Playalinda Brewing Co. Milk Stout, Titusville, FL 
  • Espresso Martini featuring Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka
  • Neapolitan Beer Flight

The Craftsman’s Courtyard (near Disney Traders) (New)

Enjoy carefully crafted classics, as well as a flavorful beer or cocktails.


  • Beef Wellington: Mushroom Duxelles, Prosciutto and Puff Pastry with Red Wine Demi-Glace and Baby Vegetables
  • Cast Iron-Roasted P.E.I. Mussels with Sautéed Tomatoes, Garlic and Fresh Herbs


  • BrewDog Jet Black Heart Nitro Oatmeal Stout, Columbus, OH 
  • Cold Fashion Coffee Cocktail

Refreshment Outpost

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  • Plant-Based Bratwurst with Spicy Turmeric Aïoli, Coffee Barbecue Jackfruit and Slaw (plant-based)
  • Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie
  • Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co. Berries & Cream Sour Berliner, Orlando, FL
  • Left Hand Brewing Co. Wook Bait IPA, Longmont, CO
  • Central 28 Beer Company Wall Art Brown Ale, DeBary, FL

Pastoral Palate (Germany)

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Help yourself to hearty dishes inspired by the rustic settings where Bavarian Folk Art was painted.


  • Red Wine-Braised Beef Short Rib with Parsnip Purée, Broccolini, Baby Tomatoes and Aged Balsamic 
  • Wild Boar Cassoulet with Duck Confit, Ham Hock and Wild Boar Sausage
  • Black Forest Cake: Chocolate Mousse with Morello Cherries and Chantilly Cream


  • 3 Daughters Brewing Rosé Hard Cider, St. Petersburg, FL
  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Rosé Blonde Ale, Tampa, FL
  • Frozen Rosé 
  • A Play on Rosé Flight
  • Marietta Old Vine Rosé, CA

Select dishes feature Melissa’s Produce

The Artist’s Table (America)

Treat your senses to artistically elevated comfort foods. Pair your dish with beer or a glass of wine.


  • Three-Meat Meatloaf with “Peas and Carrots”: Green Pea Pudding, Carrot Ketchup, Shaved Carrot Salad and Snap Peas 
  • Duck and Dumplings: Smoked Duck Breast, Ricotta Dumplings, Petite Vegetables and Duck Jus
  • Hummingbird Cake: Banana Cake with Pineapple, Coconut, Pecans and Cream Cheese Frosting with Banana Sorbet


  • Sipping Chocolate Flight: White, Milk and Dark Chocolate (nonalcoholic)
  • Boulevard Brewing Co. Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale, Kansas City, MO 
  • Parish Brewing Co. South Coast Session Amber Ale, Broussard, LA
  • Brewery Ommegang Three Philosophers Belgian Quad, Cooperstown, NY
  • Lange Estate Winery Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, OR 
  • Symphony in Chocolate Flight: Mozart Chocolate Liqueurs paired with Sipping Chocolates
  • Beer Flight

Select dishes feature Melissa’s Produce.

Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina (Morocco)

Food Items:

  • Carrots Three Ways: Berbere-spiced grilled carrots, pickled carrots, and carrot ginger purée (Plant-based) (New)
  • House-made Crispy Almond Phyllo Pockets with white chocolate pomegranate and milk chocolate orange (New)


  • Chai Tea Mint Mimosa: Twinings of London Chai Tea with Key lime sparkling wine and mint
  • Sangria Hard Cider
  • Chai Hard Cider
  • Berry Hard Cider
  • Cider Flight

Vibrante & Vívido: Encanto Cocina (Between Morocco & France)

Feast on authentic Colombian cuisine inspired by the Disney animated film Encanto.


  • Chorizo and Potato Empanada with Turmeric Aïoli and Annatto Aïoli (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine item)
  • Spicy Ajiaco Soup with Guajillo and Árbol Chili-Spiced Chicken, Potato, Avocado, Corn and Crème Fraîche (gluten/wheat-friendly)
  • Passion Fruit Mousse with Dragon Fruit Jam (gluten/wheat-friendly)


  • Coconut and Passion Fruit Smoothie (nonalcoholic) 
  • Frozen Piña Colada 
  • Passion Fruit Daiquiri

Refreshment Port (Near Canada)

Food Items:

  • Gnocchi Poutine with Red Wine-Braised Beef, Cheese Curds, Basil and Burrata
  • Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie
  • Blood Orange Cosmo: Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka with Blood Orange, Cranberry and Lime
  • Boulevard Brewing Co. Quirk Blueberry Lemon and Lavender Hard Seltzer, Kansas City, MO

Gourmet Landscapes (Canada)

Savor stunning dishes artfully composed with the finest ingredients farmed and foraged from the land.


  • Blood Orange-Braised Beet Tartare with Mustard Vinaigrette, Pickled Clamshell Mushrooms and Golden Beets (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine item) (plant-based) (gluten/wheat-friendly)  
  • Roasted Bone Marrow with Onion Marmalade, Pickled Mushrooms and Petite Lettuce
  • Wild Mushroom Risotto, Aged Parmesan, Truffle Shavings and Zinfandel Reduction


  • Whole Hog Brewery Raspberry Chéret Double Radler, Stevens Point, WI
  • Schlumberger Cuvée Klimt Brut, Austria 
  • The Meeker Vineyard Winemaker’s Handprint Merlot, Sonoma County, CA
  • Frozen Rusty Nail Cocktail

Select dishes feature Melissa’s Produce

L’Art de la Cuisine Française (France)

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Discover delicious French treats and baked goods, from savory to sweet. Pair your dish with a French wine or frozen martini.


  • Crème de Brie en Petit Pain: Warm Creamy Brie in a House-Made Bread Bowl
  • Croissant à la Truffle Noir d’Hiver: Black Winter Truffle Croissant
  • Mille-Feuille de Betteraves aux Herbes et Noix de Cajoux: Plant-Based Napoleon with Beets, Cashew-Herb Filling, Pepper-Pine Nut Sauce and Balsamic Vinegar Caviar (plant-based) 
  • Moelleux aux Noisettes et Chocolats Valrhona: Molten Chocolate and Hazelnut Cake with Pure Origin Valrhona Chocolates and Passion Fruit-Mango Sauce


  • Frozen French Martini: Grey Goose Vodka, Vodka, Chambord Liqueur, Pineapple, Orange and Grape Juices with Lemon-Lime Foam 
  • Charles Lafitte, Brut Rosé Prestige, Méthode Traditionnelle Champenoise, French Rosé Sparkling Wine 
  • Domaine Raphael Sallet, Macon-Uchizy Les Maranches 2020, Chardonnay from Maconnais, Burgundy
  • Cîroc Sunset Citrus Vodka Spritz

El Artista Hambriento (Mexico)

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A fiesta of flavor awaits! Delight in classic Mexican fare—from savory Carne Asada to creamy Coconut Flan.


  • Carne Asada: Chipotle-Marinated Beef Sirloin, Sweet Potato Purée and Crispy-Fried Onions
  • Huarache de Champiñones: Guajillo Chile and Corn Masa Huarache with Pinto Beans, Oyster Mushrooms, Nopales, Queso Fresco and Pea Tendrils 
  • Flan de Coco: Coconut Flan, Guava Sauce and Whipped Cream (gluten/wheat-friendly)


  • Mexican Craft Beer: Cielito Lindo Artisanal Mexican Craft Beer
  • Bombon Margarita “Marshmallow”: Ilegal Mezcal Reposado, Marshmallow Cordial, Lime Juice, Agave Nectar and a hint of Coffee and Elderflower served with a Toasted Marshmallow
  • Las Californias: Tromba Blanco Tequila, Strawberry-Lime Purée and Las Californias Citrus Mexican Gin

Goshiki (Japan)

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Enjoy elegant Japanese cuisine presented with a colorful twist.


  • Rainbow Katsu Sando: Pork Cutlet Sandwich with Tangy Tonkatsu Sauce and Cabbage in Rainbow Sweet Bread 
  • Sushi Donut: Donut-Shaped Sushi featuring Salmon, Tuna, Shrimp, Cucumber and Sesame Seed over a decorated plate of Wasabi Aïoli, Sriracha Aïoli and Eel Sauce
  • Ichigo Daifuku: Mixed Beery Mochi, Sweet Azuki Bean Paste and Mascarpone


  • Sui Sui Watercolor Lager
  • Masu Sake in a Traditional Personalized Wooden Cup 
  • Purple Yuzu Sake Lemonade: Sake Cocktail infused with Butterfly Pea Flower and Yuzu Lemonade

L’Arte di Mangiare (Italy)

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Indulge in Baroque cuisine, prepared with rich color and dramatic flavor.


  • Mozzarella Fritta: Flash-Fried Breaded Fresh Mozzarella with Artist Palette Condiments
  • Ravioli ai Funghi, Perle Tartufate: Wild Mushroom-Stuffed Pasta with Truffle Butter and Truffle Pearls
  • Budino al Cioccolato: Chocolate Pudding with Colorful Chocolate Décor


  • Peroni Pilsner 
  • Chianti 
  • Prosecco 
  • Italian Sangria Red or White
  • Italian Margarita with Tequila and Limoncello
  • Amaretto Bellini: DISARONNO Originale Liqueur, White Peach Purée and Prosecco

Moderne – Near Test Track Presented by Chevrolet – NEW!

Take your taste buds on an enticing culinary journey with avant-garde menu items.


  • Compressed Watermelon Tataki with Pickled Watermelon Rind, Yuzu Pearls, Watermelon Foam and Wasabi (plant-based)
  • Angry Crab: Whole Crispy Soft-Shell Crab with Green Papaya Salad, Mango-Sriracha Fluid Gel, Coconut-Lime Foam with Pomegranate and Mango Crush Pearls 
  • Pan-Seared Scallops with Vanilla-Butternut Squash Purée, Brown Butter Cauliflower Purée and Lime Foam (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine item) 
  • The Tropics: Lilikoi Mousse, Guava Cake, Coconut Crémeux, Compressed Pineapple and Mango Gel


  • Watermelon Mary featuring Boyd and Blair Potato Vodka
  • J. Lohr Riesling, Monterey, CA

Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey: Art, Food and Little Sparks of Magic – NEW!

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Sweeten your day with colorful treats, like fruit pizza, rainbow cake and the Pop’t Art, a sugar cookie with a fun twist. You’ll also find a variety of beers and hard ciders.


  • Fruit Pizza: Watermelon, Compressed Cantaloupe, Berries and Berry Balsamic (plant-based) (gluten/wheat-friendly)
  • Pop’t Art: Sugar Cookie with Blueberry Filling (Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine item)
  • Rainbow Cake with freeze-dried SKITTLES® bite-sized candies 
  • Figment Premium Popcorn Bucket with Rainbow Popcorn


  • Grape Smoothie with freeze-dried SKITTLES bite-sized candies (nonalcoholic)
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Black Cherry Hard Cider, St. Petersburg, FL
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Blood Orange Hard Cider, St. Petersburg, FL
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Passion Fruit Hard Cider, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Rainbow Cider Flight 
  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Green with Envy Blonde Ale, Tampa, FL
  • 81Bay Brewing Co. Blue Butterfly Lager, Tampa, FL
  • Urban Artifact The Gadget Raspberry & Blackberry Midwest Fruit Tart, Cincinnati, OH
  • Beer Flight

Funnel Cake

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  • Mocha Funnel Cake: Mini Funnel Cake with Cappuccino Ice Cream topped with Chocolate Whipped Cream and M&M’s® chocolate candies

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company

  • World Discovery Location – Near Mission: SPACE
    • Amber Frost: An artistic blend of Frozen Lemon Ice, a splash of Minute Maid® Premium Lemonade, Blood Orange and Orange Popping Boba Pearls
    • Spirited version available with Grey Goose Vodka
  • Location Near Canada Pavilion
    • Magenta Frost: An artistic blend of Frozen Lemon Ice, a splash of Minute Maid Premium Lemonade, Dragon Fruit, and Dragon Fruit Popping Boba Pearls 
    • Spirited version available with Grey Goose Vodka
  • Location in Showcase Plaza – Near Disney Traders
    • Jade Frost: An artistic blend of Frozen Lemon Ice, a splash of Minute Maid Premium Lemonade, Green Apple and Green Apple Popping Boba Pearls 
    • Spirited version available with Grey Goose Vodka
  • The American Adventure
    • Cerulean Frost: An artistic blend of Frozen Lemon Ice, a splash of Minute Maid Premium Lemonade, Blue Raspberry, and Blueberry Popping Boba Pearls
    • Spirited version available with Grey Goose Vodka

Entertainment During the Festival of the Arts at Epcot

The popular Disney on Broadway Concert Series will return to America Gardens Theatre this year. It is previously headlined by Broadway stars who reprise favorite songs from past performances in award-winning shows. This year’s talent-rich lineup includes:

  • DISNEY ON BROADWAY: 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. Every 2 weeks, we’ll welcome different pairs of DISNEY ON BROADWAY stars to perform some of the songs they helped make famous, plus other sensational tunes.
  • Art Defying Gravity (7-day offering): Enjoy the spectacle of thrilling strength acts defying gravity and imagination at World Showplace.
  • Epcot Pianist (7-day offering): Tap your toes to a variety of show tunes performed by a talented entertainer at World Showplace.
  • JAMMitors (7-day offering): Listen to the soothing sounds produced this fun group of musicians at the Mill Stage in the Canada Pavilion.
  • Visual Art in Performance (4-day offering, Thursday – Sunday): Behold a high-energy, on-stage performance by a guest visual artist painting favorite Disney characters within World Showplace. In just minutes, colorful Disney images magically appear before your eyes.
  • Chalk Art – Future World East: Discover the work of imaginative chalk artists, then help create a chalk art masterpiece!


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. 

Concerts run from January 13 through February 20, 2023. And the shows start at 5:30 PM, 6:45 PM, and 8:00 PM. All shows happen in the America Gardens Theatre at EPCOT.

Kara Lindsay (Newsies) and Kevin Massey (Tarzan)

  • January 13
  • January 15 through 16
  • January 19 through 20

Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin) and Adam Jacobs (Aladdin)

  • January 14
  • January 17 through 18
  • January 21 through 22

Patti Murin (Frozen) and Robert Creighton (The Little Mermaid)

  • January 23
  • January 25 through 26
  • January 29 through 30
  • February 2 through 3

Mandy Gonzalez (Aida) and L. Steven Taylor (The Lion King)

  • January 24
  • January 27 through 28
  • January 31 through February 1
  • February 4 through 5

Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins) and Michael James Scott (Aladdin)

  • February 6
  • February 8 through 9
  • February 12 through 13
  • February 16 through 17

Kissy Simmons (The Lion King) and Josh Strickland (Tarzan)

  • February 7
  • February 10 through 11
  • February 14 through 15
  • February 18 through 19

Plus, on February 20, 2023, give a standing ovation for an extended finale featuring Ashley Brown, Josh Strickland, Kissy Simmons and Michael James Scott!

Festival of the Arts Photo Opportunities

What would it be without a few photo moments when visiting Disney World? So are you ready for your close-up? Cross the Delaware with George Washington, scream along with Edvard Munch and flash your best Mona Lisa smile at immersive photo stops that let you “step into” some of the most-admired artwork from around the world. You will find these photo ops located throughout World Showcase in Epcot.

Take stylish selfies and snap fantastic photos of friends and family. Or, let our experienced Disney PhotoPass Photographers capture the moment for you, so you can get everyone in the picture!

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

  • An homage to Frida Kahlo
    Mexico Pavilion
  • Birth of Venus – Sandro Botticelli
    Italy Pavilion Courtyard
  • Café Terrace at Night and Sunflowers – Vincent van Gogh
    Bridge to World Showcase
  • Luncheon of the Boating Party – Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    International Gateway
  • Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci
    Between Italy Pavilion and Germany Pavilion
  • Peter Pan Storybook
    Bridge to World Showcase
  • The Scream – Edvard Munch
    Between Italy Pavilion and Germany Pavilion
  • Washington Crossing the Delaware – Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze
    The American Adventure Pavilion

Figment’s Brush with the Master Scavenger Hunt

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For $9.99 you can take fun in a scavenger hunt at Epcot with Figment. In each of the World Showcase countries, you will need to hunt down a painting where Figment is on display.

The Art Exhibits throughout the Festival

Chalk Art, Chalk Full of Character

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As you walk through Epcot, you’ll see amazing photo ops, art on display, and exhibits to enjoy. Back in World Showcase, expect to see artists scattered around. The highlight last year was the chalk art like the one pictured above.

Expression Section: A Paint by Number Mural

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Head over to the walkway by the Seas and the Land Pavillion and watch creativity come alive! Here you can take part in painting a giant mural and yes it’s free! The murals fill up fast and are changing throughout the festival. At the beginning of each new piece, it’s always fun to try to guess what the painting will end up being.

Where: World Nature
When: Daily 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Animation Academy

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Head over to America Gardens Theatre and learn how to draw a Disney character from an animation artist. You will get paper, a pencil, and a lapboard so you can follow along and make a masterpiece of your own.

Shows begin daily at 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM

Artist Meet and Greet Schedule

Throughout the festival, you will have a chance to meet some of your favorite Disney artists. Here is a look at the 2023 artist schedule.

Epcot Festival of the Arts Seminars

If you want to step up your artistic side a mix of workshops and seminars are available during the Festival of the Arts. Some are complimentary, and some cost extra. I recommend the free “Animation Academy” at the American Gardens Theatre, where you get to draw a Disney character and take the drawing home with you! Don’t worry, you will get step-by-step instructions from a Disney artist. Get the complete schedule, details, and pricing info on the Disney World site.

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This is before the class shot. We were given the Minnie Mouse coffee mug turned floral arrangement holder, a collection of flowers plus all the supplies we needed to put it together.

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In 2019, we signed up for a floral arrangement class. Here is a look at the results! I was mostly just shocked by how many goodies we got for just a $39 class fee!

How to Accomplish the Festival of the Arts at Epcot

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Since this festival takes place when Florida actually sees mild weather it makes touring Epcot a whole lot easier. You can easily fit the entire festival into an afternoon and evening. This leaves you to spend the morning touring Future World at Epcot or sleep in and arrive late.

It is important to note that the construction in Future World has shifted walkways and places where past shows have been located. I recommend that you use the times’ guide and map to catch some of the entertainment at the Showcase Plaza Stage, my favorite is the Visual Art in Performance. You will see a Disney painting being “performed” before your eyes and completed in just 20 minutes! They also have “Art Defying Gravity” performances where you won’t believe the strength of these artists. The “EPCOT Living Statues” are now located on the walkway just before Mission Space.

Don’t miss out on “Artful Photo Ops” where you can get your picture taken at interactive spots in Mexico, Italy, America, France, and the United Kingdom.

Warning: Last year this event was popular with locals so watch out for weekend nights. So if that is the only time you can attend you might want to consider a dining package for the reserved show seating.

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