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EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2024 Guide

Welcome to the mesmerizing EPCOT International Festival of the Arts, an annual extravaganza at Walt Disney World that seamlessly integrates visual, culinary, and performing arts. This immersive event promises an enchanting experience for visitors of all ages, bringing Disney magic to life in every stroke, note, and bite. The EPCOT International Festival of the Arts invites you to step inside and celebrate the Creation of Art and Cuisine. Embrace your creative side, please your palate with delicious dishes, indulge in dazzling entertainment and more at EPCOT—January 12 to February 19, 2024.

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From Jan. 12 through Feb. 19, revel in this inspiring event that highlights the visual, culinary and performing arts as only Disney can. Today, we’re sharing details to help guests plan their artistic odyssey. Here are five fantastic ways to celebrate the arts at this colorful festival.

Performing Arts Take Center Stage

Some of Broadway’s brightest stars are coming to Walt Disney World as the DISNEY ON BROADWAY Concert Series returns to EPCOT with three daily shows throughout the festival. For the first time in forever, two original leading ladies from a certain icy kingdom will perform together on the America Gardens Theatre stage.

Performing songs from many of our favorite Disney shows, these stars never fail to inspire. Here’s the full lineup:

  • Caissie Levy and Patti Murin (“Frozen”): Jan. 12, 14, 15, 18, 20, 22, 23
  • Heidi Blickenstaff (“Freaky Friday” and “The Little Mermaid”) and Gavin Lee (“Mary Poppins” and “Beauty and the Beast”): Jan. 13, 16, 17, 19, 21, 24
  • Ashley Brown (“Mary Poppins” and “Beauty and the Beast”) and L. Steven Taylor (“The Lion King”): Jan. 26, 28 and 29; Feb. 1, 3, 5 and 6
  • Kissy Simmons (“The Lion King”) and Josh Strickland (“Tarzan”): Jan. 27, 30, 31; Feb. 2, 4, 7 and 8
  • Mandy Gonzalez (“Aida”) and Michael James Scott (“Aladdin” and “Tarzan”): Feb. 9, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19
  • Bradley Gibson (“Hercules” and “The Lion King”) and Shoba Narayan (“Aladdin”): Feb. 10, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19 *

Showcase Plaza is also home to a kaleidoscope of performances daily, where festival goers will be treated to musicians, live painting and the thrilling acrobatic feats of Art Defying Gravity.

DISNEY ON BROADWAY Dining Packages Open Dec. 19

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To guarantee priority seating for preferred performances, be sure to check out Dining Packages available at eight spectacular EPCOT restaurants:

  • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
  • Biergarten Restaurant
  • Coral Reef Restaurant
  • Garden Grill Restaurant
  • Rose & Crown Dining Room
  • Le Cellier
  • Spice Road Table
  • Regal Eagle Smokehouse (same-day, in-person walk-up packages only)

Concert Series Details

Get swept away by the songs you love! Sway to the beat as DISNEY ON BROADWAY stars perform show-stopping numbers from beloved Disney musicals.

  • Location: America Gardens Theatre at EPCOT
  • Dates: January 12 to February 19, 2024
  • Showtimes: 5:30 PM, 6:45 PM and 8:00 PM

Dining Options

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Choose from 8 unique eateries at EPCOT offering DISNEY ON BROADWAY Concert Series Dining Packages. Here’s what’s included with your meal:

  • At Spice Road Table: 2 small plates, a shared tagine, a shared dessert platter and a nonalcoholic beverage
  • At Other Participating Restaurants: An appetizer, entrée and dessert—or one full buffet/family-style meal (where applicable)—as well as a nonalcoholic beverage

The prices listed below do not include tax or gratuity.

  Adult
(ages 10 and up)
Child
(ages 3 to 9)
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Norway Pavilion
Breakfast
Lunch / Dinner
$66
$78
$42
$50
Biergarten Restaurant
Germany Pavilion
$60 $34
Coral Reef Restaurant
The Living Seas
$73 $29
Garden Grill Restaurant
The Land Pavilion
Breakfast
Lunch / Dinner
$58
$73
$37
$47
Le Cellier Steakhouse
Canada Pavilion
$99 $39
Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue
(same-day dining packages only)
American Adventure Pavilion
$36
Rose & Crown Dining Room
United Kingdom Pavilion
$61 $26
Spice Road Table
Morocco Pavilion
$50 $21

Make Reservations

Book online beginning December 19, 2023. Advance reservations are highly recommended. Learn when advance dining reservations can be made.

Same-Day Dining Packages

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Planning a last-minute visit? You may be able to purchase a same-day dining package, which allows you to:

To check availability for same-day dining packages, visit Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Bar

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For more information, including pricing and availability, visit DisneyWorld.com. Packages go on sale beginning Dec. 19.

Culinary Arts Spark Sweet and Savory Adventures

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More than 15 Food Studios throughout EPCOT blend touches of delectable flavors with an artistic twist – including tempting new dishes and drinks to savor. The Rainbow Cake with freeze-dried SKITTLES® bite-sized candies is always a sweet sensation at Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey: Art, Food and Little Sparks of Magic. And don’t miss the Red Wine-braised Beef Short Rib with parsnip puree, broccolini, baby tomatoes and balsamic glaze at Pastoral Palate.

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Don’t miss the Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine. This fun food stroll highlights yummy sweet and savory offerings in all the colors of the rainbow. The handy Festival Passport will show where to make picturesque purchases and receive stamps. Once guests have collected five stamps, bring the passport to Deco Delights Food Studio to receive a complimentary surprise.

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The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine can be completed at your leisure – allowing you to enjoy a new treat every time they visit throughout the festival.

Interactive Experiences Place You in the Middle of the Magic

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At Animation Academy, held daily at 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. in America Gardens Theatre, learn drawing skills from some of the best in the business as they teach you how to draw a Disney character. At Expression Section: A Paint by Numbers Mural, join fellow artists to leave a creative mark on a larger-than-life wall mural.

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Kid’s Chalk Art takes place on the bridge to World Showcase Plaza daily from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. allowing little ones to create their very own chalk masterpieces. And what would a visit to the festival be without artful photo ops? From Botticelli to Renoir, these life-size tableaus beckon guests to become part of the painting. You can also create your own works of art with Disney PhotoPass Service, including limited-time Magic Shots created for this colorful celebration.

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Visual Arts and Merch Inspire Awe

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One of the best parts of the festival is visiting galleries and meeting the artists who bring imaginative works to life. New and returning favorites will be part of this year’s lineup, so be sure to visit ArtfulEPCOT.com to stay up to date on the latest news.

There’s no way that we can celebrate all things imagination without a visit from everyone’s favorite purple dragon – Figment! This lovable ambassador of whimsy takes center stage on a wide array of festival merch, ranging from household items and décor to apparel and trading items.

EPCOT International Festival of the Arts Gift Cards

Looking for a convenient way to pay? We love the beauty and convenience of the mini festival-themed Disney Gift Card. Load it with as little as $15 and wear it on a wrist for quick and easy scanning when purchasing all festival delights.

What's Coming To Disney Parks

Kids of all ages will want to engage in Figment’s Brush with the Master’s Scavenger Hunt. On this journey throughout World Showcase, guests will help Figment learn all about art. To get started, purchase a map and stickers at Creations Shop, Port of Entry, or World Traveler. Then, search for Figment hiding inside art inspired by famous works at each World Showcase pavilion—just look for the Figment-themed picture frame.

EPCOT Internatinal Festival of the Arts Walt Disney WorldEvery time guests find Figment, they add the corresponding sticker to the pavilion on the map. Once the journey is complete, return the map to Disney Traders or World Traveler for an artful little keepsake!

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The EPCOT International Festival of the Arts will be here before we know it and all the culinary and visual magic begins January 12, 2024 at the Walt Disney World Resort.