Experience the ultimate cultural celebration as food, art and entertainment perfectly merge into this all-new event!
Kick off your year with 6 superb weekends featuring world-class cuisine, visual art and live Broadway entertainment!
Spring has sprung early at Walt Disney World Resort! From January 13 through February 20, Epcot is hosting the most colorful, delicious, musical celebration for the arts ever—it’s everything you love about the park, rolled into one spectacular salute.
Introduce your inner connoisseur to the first annual Festival of the Arts, an exciting extravaganza replete with extraordinary artists, gourmet fare, stage productions and other amazing acts. Different events are scheduled each week, so pack your palate—and your palette—because magic truly is in the eyes of the beholder!
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Take in a delightful smorgasbord of popular songs performed by Broadway stars from Disney’s award-winning musicals!
The America Gardens Theatre offers the hottest ticket in town! Hold onto your seats as the Disney on Broadway Concert Series takes to the stage, with songs from Aladdin, Newsies, The Lion King and more. Guests can sing along to sensational, show-stopping renditions of unforgettable Disney hits… bravo!
Crazy for toe-tappin’ tunes? Marching bands, jazz ensembles, college and university acts as well as some of Central Florida’s finest high school choirs will be on hand to entertain your ears. The American Music Machine, a pop vocal group known for impressive a capella riffs with an urban groove, also tops the Festival’s roster.
In addition, chalk artists will reproduce classic works on canvas as well as park sidewalks, Epcot Living Statues literally come to life and guest performance artists create magic on the spot—with only a wave of their paintbrush!
Prepare your palate for art-inspired dishes with a delicious Disney twist!
Even Ratatouille’s Remy couldn’t have whipped up more mouthwatering morsels! Foodies can feast on delightfully themed fare featured at special food studios along with our year-round eateries. With menus so innovative, Guests won’t know whether to eat or admire!
The Disney on Broadway Concert Series Dining Package adds an enchanting flavor to breakfast, lunch or dinner at select Epcot restaurants. Sit back and relax over a leisurely 3-course meal or full buffet, depending on the location—then enjoy priority seating for the 8:00 PM concert that same night! Reserve dining packages by calling (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-7463.
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Witness the remarkable talent behind Disney magic and watch the creative process leap to life before your eyes!
Art aficionados are in for a visual treat as they peruse pure Disney brilliance! Carefully curated exhibits provide an up-close look at the genius of iconic Disney Legends Mary Blair and Herb Ryman. Walt Disney World Resort galleries will present pieces from current Disney artists, including Dave Avanzino, Noah and David Doss, to name a few.
Accomplished professionals will teach Guests creative techniques and tricks of the trade at hands-on workshops as well as complimentary seminars. From animation drawing to cake decorating, calligraphy and so much more, attendees will walk away with a brand-new set of skills!
Don’t forget to strike a pose for a plethora of artsy photo opportunities or collect event logo merchandise to commemorate your visit. We’ve honed fun into a fine art!
Sweeten your Festival fun with an extra dash of pixie dust!
In addition to all the Festival of the Arts happenings, kids of all ages can check out these specially selected events—from a challenging scavenger hunt and World Showcase tour to the ever-popular Kidcot Fun Stops.
Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt
Can you find Figment? Slip into sleuth mode while searching for clues that lead to the elusive little dragon—leave no painting in World Showcase unturned!
Kidcot Fun Stops
Kids of all ages can pick their palette, grab some brushes and create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece during the Festival’s art-filled odyssey all around World Showcase!
World Showcase: Destinations Discovered Tour
Walk around the world—in only 5 hours! Immerse yourself in the architecture, culture food and history of 11 countries throughout World Showcase.
Learn more about the DestiNations Discovered Tour.
Purchase unlimited downloads of your family’s Festival visit with Memory Maker photos—features fun magic shot overlays, new locations and special event pics with select Characters!
Find professional workshops and seminars to take your creative skills to the next level with our week-by-week calendar of events.
Valid Park Admission Required
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