2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts Dates and Details Announced

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2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts Dates and Details Announced

Walt Disney World announced that the 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts will be from January 12 through February 19 and shared some details about the event, including the Disney on Broadway Concert Series lineup and a sneak peek of merchandise.

Disney on Broadway Concert Series

Caissie Levy and Patti Murin

Caissie Levy and Patti Murin from “Frozen” are joining the Disney on Broadway Concert Series this year. There will be three daily shows at America Gardens Theatre throughout the festival. 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

Disney on Broadway Dining Packages

Dining packages will be available for Disney on Broadway concerts at these 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)

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

There will also be live painting, musical performances, and acrobatics by Art Defying Gravity at Showcase Plaza.

Food Studios

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EPCOT International Festival of the Arts will have more than 15 food studios that blend touches of delectable flavors with an artistic twist. Returning favorites include the Rainbow Cake with freeze-dried SKITTLES at Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey: Art, Food and Little Sparks of Magic, and the Red Wine-braised Beef Short Rib with parsnip puree, broccolini, baby tomatoes and balsamic glaze from Pastoral Palate.

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The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine is a food stroll highlighting offerings in the colors of the rainbow. Guests can complete this scavenger hunt with their Festival Passport and receive stamps for each item. Once they’ve collected five stamps, they can get a complimentary surprise at Deco Delights Food Studio. The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine can be completed at your leisure across multiple days.

Interactive Experiences

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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 your creative mark on a larger-than-life wall mural.

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. Life-size photo ops inspired by real works of art by artists from Botticelli to Renoir will be throughout the park.

Disney PhotoPass Service will also offer limited-time Magic Shots.

Artist Marketplaces and Merchandise

Kiosks all over EPCOT will have galleries of artwork available for purchase and appearances by various artists. New and returning favorites will be part of this year’s lineup. Visit ArtfulEPCOT.com to stay up to date on appearances.

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Figment will be featured on merchandise, of course, including household items, décor, apparel, and trading items. Disney shared preview images of a Figment Spirit Jersey reading “Make every day a work of art.”

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They also shared images of a paintbrush cup and Figment plush.

2024 fota gift cards

For a convenient way to pay, mini festival-themed Disney Gift Cards will be available to load with a minimum of $15.

Figment’s Brush with the Master’s Scavenger Hunt will return, with maps and stickers available to purchase at Creations Shop, Port of Entry, or World Traveler.

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