Disney Unveils New Epcot International Festival of the Arts

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By Chris Kernstock
Get your palate and paint brush ready! Food, art and entertainment harmoniously shine during the first-ever Epcot International Festival of the Arts. Running Fridays through Mondays, Jan. 13 – Feb.20, choose from six fun-filled weeks to paint your own adventure with these #ArtfulEpcot top tips.

Art Comes to Life:

Experts share their secrets in a series of educational (and artistic!) seminars. Learn how to transform paper into delicate sculptures during the Origami class or take your food photography game up a notch during Food Styling 101. Seminars are complimentary, but be sure to reserve your spot and arrive early for the best seating.

Festival of the Arts - Seminar

Eat the Art:

It may look too good to eat, but don’t let that stop you! Satisfy your sweet tooth with Pop’t Art: Abstract Designed Sugar Cookie with Chocolate Hazelnut Filling or for the more savory, try the Shrimp Ceviche with Lime Mint Foam. The seven “food studios” throughout Epcot World Showcase dazzle with culinary masterpieces.

Festival of the Arts - Food

Enjoy the Show:

Sing along to your favorite songs from Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Tarzan and more, during the Disney on Broadway Concert Series at the America Gardens Theatre. The curtain rises for this star-studded concert series nightly at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Festival of the Arts - Performance

Finding Figment:

Fun is in the journey with Disney Figment's Brush with the Masters, a scavenger hunt through World Showcase Plaza.  Experts sleuths who find all of the the little dragons receive an artsy surprise.

Epcot Festival of the Arts Hunt

Insider Tip-

Become the star of some most famous paintings in the world, as you stand inside recreated works of art for a unique photo opp. With options like Edvard Munch’s The Scream or the classic Mona Lisa, your Instagram feed is in for a treat.

Epcot Festival of the Arts Frame Photo Opp

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Written by Chris Kernstock, Content and Social Media Developer for Visit Orlando. He enjoys the Florida life, being underwater, filming, photography, GoPro, Drones and is an Orlandoan!


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