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EPCOT Festival of the Arts 2024

The 2024 EPCOT Festival of the Arts is a FREE festival (with an admission ticket to the park) that runs annually at EPCOT to celebrate different types of art from around the globe. This year the festival runs from January 12 – February 19, 2024 and is going to offer some new experiences!

The Epcot Festival of the Arts is a celebration of creativity, culture, and imagination that allows guests to immerse themselves in a world of various types of art like never before.

This is the only festival that allows guests to experience visual, culinary, and musical art all in one place!

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What You’ll Find at EPCOT Festival of the Arts in 2024

There is so much to do this time of year at EPCOT! Here is just a sample of what you can enjoy at the 2024 EPCOT Festival of the Arts:

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Visual Art

One of the key components to this festival is visual art. Guests can watch artists at work inside the Disney Artist Gallery or the WonderGround Gallery.

Guests can even purchase art pieces to take a little Disney magic home with them.

We often purchase Disney art pieces. One of our favorite Disney souvenirs is the watercolor images of the Disney Resorts we’ve stayed at.

Chalk art EPCOT

Take your time as you walk throughout EPCOT so that you don’t miss seeing the Chalk Full of Characters displays which feature chalk drawings of some of your favorite Disney characters.

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A great interactive visual art activity has guests filling in part of the Expression Section: A Paint by Number Mural. Once it is completed it will look like a Disney masterpiece!

Other fun visual art activities during EPCOT Festival of the Arts are learning to draw Disney Characters at Animation Academy or allowing kids to create their own work of art at Kid’s Chalk Art.

Photos in art at Festival of Art
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Another part of visual arts includes photography! Across World Showcase, there will be Artful Photo Ops to take selfies and family photos.

Many will have a PhotoPass photographer on hand to catch your magical shot!

Festival Cookies
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Culinary Art

In addition to visual arts, the festival also celebrates culinary arts with its amazing selection of food and drinks.

EPCOT’s World Showcase pavilions are transformed into outdoor kitchens, offering a wide range of small plate dishes inspired by different cultures.

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From classic favorites to unique and creative options, you can expect to find culinary delights that taste great and look fantastic too!

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Musical Art

Another highlight of the EPCOT Festival of the Arts is the Broadway Concert Series, where guests can enjoy live performances from talented actors who have graced stages in New York’s famous Broadway shows.

Beauty & the Beast Broadway Concert Series at EPCOT
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These concerts are included with park admission and feature beloved songs from Disney musicals as well as other popular hits.

This year’s Disney on Broadway line up is:

  • January 12, 14, 15, 18, 20, 22 and 23: Frozen
  • January 13, 16, 17, 19, 21, 24 and 25: Beauty & the Beast and Little Mermaid
  • January 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31: Lion King
  • February 1, 3, 5 and 6: Mary Poppins and Lion King
  • February 2, 4, 7 and 8: Tarzan and Lion King
  • February 9, 11, 12, 15, 18 and 19: Aida and Aladdin
  • February 10, 13, 14, 16, 17 and 19: Lion King & Aladdin

Showtimes are at 5:30 PM, 6:45 PM and 8:00 PM at America Gardens Theatre

EPCOT Festival of the Arts Merchandise

Guests can express their creative side with a colorful collection of new merchandise during the EPCOT International Festival of Art that features Figment.

There is even a super cute Festival of the Arts Popcorn bucket!

For $30 it makes a great souvenir to both use at the park and take home when you are done!

The Figment Popcorn bucket can be found at the Odyssey & has to be ordered through the Mobile Order feature in the My Disney Experience app. There is a limit of 2.

Figment’s Brush with the Masters’ Scavenger Hunt

If you have kids traveling with you to EPCOT, one activity they will enjoy is Figment’s Brush with the Masters’ Scavenger Hunt around the World Showcase.

For a fee, guests can purchase a map and stickers, that will take them on a hunt for Figment who is hiding inside famous works of art at each pavilion.

When guests complete the map, they can return the map to the park’s Disney Traders for an artful gift.

If you are planning a trip to Disney World in January or early February, don’t miss out on this limited-time event at Epcot!

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