The 2020 Epcot International Festival of the Arts dates are January 17 through February 24, 2020.
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This Epcot Festival made its debut in 2017, celebrating three artistic disciplines: Culinary, Visual, and Performing Arts.
In Festival will run seven days a week again in 2020. Entertainment offerings will change throughout the Festival! So be sure to pick up a Festival of the Arts Passport for details during your specific visit.
The Festival of the Arts features Food Studios located around Epcot’s World Showcase! Much like the Marketplace Booths for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival, the Food Studios bring enhanced food offerings to Festival guests.
Unique to the Festival of the Arts is a focus on presentation of the dishes.
Many of the items are their own works of art!
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Epcot will be bursting with live performances and acts to celebrate the Performing Arts! Be sure to refer to the Event Guide at Epcot during your specific visit, as the Festival will continually offer new experiences.
Disney on Broadway Concert Series
The Disney on Broadway Concert Series features performances by some of Broadway’s most accomplished actors and actresses singing some of Disney’s most beloved songs at the America Gardens Theater.
The performances take place at 5:30 PM, 6:45 PM, and 8:00 PM on each night throughout the Festival – that’s right! You can find the full lineup of artists and represented Disney musicals here.
Disney on Broadway Concert Series Dining Packages allow guests to pair breakfast, lunch or dinner (either a three-course meal or full buffet, based on location) at a participating Epcot restaurant with guaranteed priority seating for an evening show on the same date.
Breakfast starts at $52.00 for adults ($31.00 per child); lunch packages start at $57.00 for adults ($32.00 per child); and dinner packages start at $57.00 for adults ($32.00 per child). Annual Passholders can save 10% on Disney on Broadway Concert Series Dining Packages.
For the full list of restaurants (with prices) and Broadway Artists, visit our Disney on Broadway Concert Series Dining Package Page!
Community Arts Showcase
Additional entertainment features the tops in area talent at the Community Arts Showcase at the America Gardens Theater, with a variety of choirs, marching bands, and more groups local to Central Florida.
Acts for 2020: To be announced.
Performance days and times vary, so be sure to check the Times Guide or Festival Passport (both available at the park’s entrances) during your visit.
Art in Performance
Enjoy seeing the creative process live through Art in Performance, from chalk artists to living art statues and more, all over the park! Performance days and times will vary, so be sure to check the Times Guide or Festival Passport (both available at the park’s entrances) during your visit.
The Visual Arts are celebrated throughout Epcot in a myriad of Exhibits, Seminars, and hands-on experiences, along with a few more artistic touches along the way! Be sure to pick up and refer to the Festival of the Arts Passport at Epcot during your specific visit.
The Featured Exhibits put the spotlight on Disney Iconic Artists and Disney-Inspired Original Art.
Pavilions around Epcot showcase displays and galleries reflecting various themes. Pavilion exhibits include:
- Mexico Folk Art Gallery: Check out ‘Remember Me!’ La Celebración del Día de Muertos, a spirited salute to Mexican artistry and traditions.
- The American Heritage Gallery in American Adventure: Explore generations of ingenuity at the featured exhibit: “Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art.”
- The Gallery of Arts and History in Morocco: See unique designs of time-honored crafts when you visit “Moroccan Style, The Art of Personal Adornment.”
- The House of the Whispering Willows in China: Get a glimpse at how Walt Disney Imagineers helped bring Shanghai Disney Resort to life.
- The Stave Church Gallery in Norway: Learn about Norse mythology at “Gods of the Vikings,” an exhibit celebrating legendary gods goddesses and featuring authentic Viking artifacts.
- Bijutsu-kan Gallery in Japan: Delve into the origin and evolution of kawaii, Japan’s cute culture.
Check out the Walking Chalk Gallery — where artists will create gorgeous art pieces in chalk — around World Showcase.
Workshops and Seminars
The Festival offers guests the opportunity to explore the Arts themselves through Complimentary Seminars and extra-ticketed Interactive and Paint with a Disney Artist Workshops.
Complimentary Seminars take place twice daily in at 11:30AM. These seminar offerings (which are included with admission to Epcot) change daily.
Interactive Workshops take place daily from and are $45 per guest plus tax, and Epcot admission is required but not included. Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members are eligible for a 15% discount. Advance Reservations are highly recommended. Call (407) WDW-TOUR to reserve a spot. Interactive Workshop offerings change daily.
Paint with a Disney Artist Workshops: Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn from a talented Disney artist at either an outdoor or an indoor class. Whether you’re a seasoned painting veteran or have never picked up a paint brush, this experience is sure to leave you wanting to explore more about this beautiful art form. Refreshments will be served.
These sessions are $259 per guest plus tax, and Epcot admission is required but not included. Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members are eligible for a 15% discount. Guests must be 12 years of age or older to participate. Advance Reservations are highly recommended. Call (407) WDW-TOUR to reserve a spot.
MORE FESTIVAL FUN
Additional Festival fun is in full force all over Epcot for the Festival of the Arts!
NEW for 2020: Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine
Take a stroll through the Festival and purchase any 5 menu items from the Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine locations and be sure to collect a stamp to commemorate the occasion! Bring your Festival Passport—featuring your 5 new stamps—to Decadent Delights for a colorful culinary prize offered exclusively at the Festival.
NEW for 2020: Le Cellier Brunch
Indulge in the NEW Le Cellier Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the Festival! Reservations will be required for this prix fixe dining experience!
Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt 2020
Are you bringing a little budding artist to the Festival of the Arts? Children (and adults!) can search for Figment by following clues provided through famous works of art strategically located around World Showcase.
Interested guests can visit Disney Traders or World Traveler to purchase a map and begin their search. Every time you find Figment, add the corresponding sticker to the pavilion on your map. Upon completing the scavenger hunt, guests can head to Disney Traders with their completed map and receive an “artful” surprise!
Experience the magic of Disney animation at this fun and informative drawing class taught by actual Disney artists. Be sure to check the Event Guide for more information!
Interactive Wall Mural
Leave your own artistic mark on Epcot!
The Interactive Wall Mural will give guests the chance to paint their own small section of what will become a HUGE piece of artwork during the Festival!
“Picture yourself” in famous works of art at special Photo Op locations throughout Epcot!
Be on the lookout for Festival of the Arts merchandise both in major shopping spots as well as pop-up event merchandise kiosks.
Check out some of the featured artists and their work here.
Festival of the Arts Passport
Featured art, entertainment, workshops, seminars, and activities will change throughout the duration of the Festival! Be sure to pick up and refer to the Festival of the Arts Passport available at Epcot during your visit to learn about all the offerings.