Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Epcot Festival of the ArtsEpcot’s newest festival is the Festival of the Arts.  It is a fun celebration of art, food and entertainment.

This year is the inaugural year.  There are food booths, entertaining shows, displays of beautiful artwork and classes to experience.

The Festival takes places on Fridays-Mondays January 13-Feburary 20.

 

This is our main page for the event.  Keep checking back as we will be adding more information to the page.

 

Food Studios:

Try all sorts of delicious foods that look like works of art!  These food booths can be found all around the World Showcase and each one has a different menu.

  • Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company
  • The Painter’s Palate
  • Refreshment Port
  • Decadent Delights
  • E=AT^2
  • Pop Eats!
  • El Artista Hambriento (The Hungry Artist)
  • Joy of Tea
  • Refreshment Cool Post
  • Cuisine Classique
  • Fife & Drum Tavern
  • The Artist’s Table
  • Funnel Cake
  • Block & Hans
  • Kabuki Cafe
  • Tokyo Dining
  • Tangierine Cafe
  • Les Halles Boulangerie-Patisserie
  • Masterpiece Kitchen

Odyssey Festival Showplace

The Odyssey Festival Showplace is where you need to go for seminars, workshops, galleries and to find information on tours.

Seminars:

Seminars take place at 1:30pm and 4:30pm.  They cover a wide variety of artistic topics and are included with your park admission.

Interactive Workshops:

These workshops take place in a classroom setting and give you the opportunity to learn a variety of artistic techniques from the experts.  Disney strongly recommends reservations for these workshops.  You can make a reservation by visiting the Odyssey Showplace or by calling 407-WDW-TOUR.  These workshops are not included with your park admission and cost an additional fee.  Workshops start at 11:00am.

Tours:

Get even more out of your Festival time by booking an in-park tour.  You can book your reservation at Guest Relations or by calling 407-WDW-TOUR.

Self-Guided Gallery Tour– Visit the Odyssey Showplace to pick up a guide for all the galleries you can find around the park.

Would Showcase DestiNations Discovered Tour– This is a 5-hour walking tour through the 11 countries of the World Showcase.  It covers 4000 years of culture and history.  Tour begins at 8:15am.

 

Activities

 

 

Figment’s Brush with the Masters:

This is a fun scavenger hunt featuring Figment and famous works of art.  You can purchase a map from Pin Central, Disney Traders or World Traveler.  Maps are $6.99 each plus tax.  You search each country in the World Showcase for the painting and when you find it, you place the corresponding sticker on your map for that country.  Once you’ve finished, head to Disney Traders for your prize.  You can skip doing the actual hunting if you’d like, just ask for your prize at Disney Traders.

 

 

Wall Mural Paintings:

This is a fun paint-by-numbers activity that everyone can participate in.  Go to the tent next to the mural and get a small cup of paint and brush from a Cast Member.  They will tell you a number and you head to the mural and paint 10 squares of your number.

 

Kidcot Fun Stops:

Stop by the Kidcot stations to create your own masterpiece.  All of the Kidcot stops have been re-imagined just for the Festival of the Arts.

 

Animation Academy:

These are informative and fun drawing classes taught by a real Disney artist.

 

Photo Backdrops:

Insert yourself into famous art with these photo stops that can be found all around the World Showcase.  You can cross the Delaware with George Washington, scream with Edvard Munch and show off your Mona Lisa smile.

 

 

 

 

 

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