Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Monday, Jan 20, 2020

200 Epcot Center Drive


A Celebration of Art, Entertainment and Food

The Culinary Arts

-Let Them Eat Art

Discover colorful fare that paints an exquisite picture of gastronomical perfection—only at the World Showcase in Epcot!

Art critics and gourmands alike can enjoy a feast for the eyes as well as the palate! Explore a world where food imitates art as the epicurean elite converge to create mouthwatering magic that rivals the masters.

From Festival-exclusive “food studios” to workshops with pro kitchen wizards, Guests will savor avant-garde flavors sure to make Picasso proud.

Event Details

-World Showcase and Future World, Epcot
-Daily from January 17 to February 24, 2020
-Food studios open from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
-Epcot admission required
-Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older
-Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice

-The Deconstructed Dish

Embark on an edible adventure with delicious dishes that dazzle!


-Deconstructed Reuben: Sliced Corned Beef, Rye-crusted Sauerkraut and Jarlsberg Cake with Broken Thousand Island Dressing
-Deconstructed BLT: Crispy Pork Belly, Tomato Jam and Soft Poached Egg
-Deconstructed Strawberry Cheesecake: Whipped New York Style Cheesecake with Fresh Florida Strawberries and Sugar Cookies with Micro-basil (KA)


-Rainboba: Sparkling Water layered with Fruit Boba and topped with a Foam Cloud (non-alcoholic) (KA)
-Deconstructed Breakfast: Twinings Spiced Apple Chai Tea Shake garnished with Maple Syrup, a Waffle Crisp and Candied Bacon (non-alcoholic) (KA)
-Imagery Sauvignon Blanc, California
-Mad Genius Red Blend, California
-Deconstructed Breakfast: Twinings Spiced Apple Chai Tea Shake with Cream Bourbon, garnished with a Waffle Crisp and Candied Bacon

-Cuisine Classique

Prepare to be amazed with these hearty braised bites and traditional Old World delights!


-Red Wine-braised Beef Short Rib with Parsnip Purée, Broccolini, Baby Tomatoes and Aged Balsamic
-Seared Corvina with braised Ratatouille and Lemon-Thyme Beurre Blanc (GF) (KA)
-Saint-Honoré Tart: Caramel Cream Tart with Caramel Glaze topped with Cream Puffs
-Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate-Chip Cookie (KA)


-Angry Orchard Rosé Hard Cider, Walden, NY
-Concrete Beach Brewery Rosé Ale, Miami, FL
-Frozen Rosé
-Campo Viejo Rioja Reserva Art Series, Logrono, Spain
-Domaine Savary Chablis, Burgundy
-A Play on Rosé Flight

-The Artist’s Table

Satisfy hunger with these savory plates—all prepared using oven and stove-top techniques!


-Beef Wellington with Mushroom Bordelaise, Fennel Cream, and Roasted Baby Vegetables (KA)
-Pan-Seared Scallop with Chorizo, Roasted Red Pepper Coulis and a Parmesan Crisp (GF)
-Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate-Chip Cookie (KA)


-Sipping Chocolate Flight: White, Milk and Dark (non-alcoholic)
-Saugatuck Brewing Co. Neapolitan Milk Stout, Douglas, MI
-Lexington Brewing Company Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale, Lexington, KY
-Lindemans Framboise Lambic, Belgium
-Barrymore Rosé, Monterey County, CA
-Carmel Road Drew’s Blend Pinot Noir, Monterey County, CA
-Symphony in Chocolate Flight: Mozart Cream Liqueurs paired with Sipping Chocolates
-Chocolate and Beer Pairing Flight

-Pop Eats!

Unearth the tasty treasures and tantalizing textures of modern art-inspired eats!


-Sous Vide Chicken Roulade with Apples and Sage served with Warm Brie Fondue, Blueberry and Beet Gel and garnished with Beet Chip Crumbles (GF)
-Shrimp Ceviche with Lime Mint Foam (GF)
-Almond Frangipane Cake layered with Raspberry Jam and Belgian Chocolate (KA)
-Pop’t Art: Modern-design Sugar Cookie with Strawberry Filling (KA)


-Blue Sky Black Cherry Boba Freeze (non-alcoholic) (KA)
-#RainbowSherbetGlitterDreamAle by Playalinda Brewing Co., Titusville, FL
-Popping Bubbles Cocktail
-Tomato Soup Can Bloody Mary

-Decadent Delights

Indulge in a gallery of divine delectables that transform dessert into a fine art!


-White Chocolate and Purple Sweet Potato Mousse, Caramel, Coconut and Maple Meringue
-Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Pretzel Crunch (KA)
-Lemon and Blood Orange Tart
-Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate-Chip Cookie (KA)
-White Chocolate Figment Puzzle on an Artist Palette (KA)


-3 Daughters Strawberry Blonde Nitro, St. Petersburg, FL
-Breckenridge Nitro Vanilla Porter, Breckenridge, CO
-Young’s Double Chocolate Stout, England
-Biagio Moscato d’Asti, Piedmont
-Florida Orange Groves Winery Black and Blue Port, St. Petersburg, FL
-Cold Fashioned Coffee Cocktail
-Neapolitan Beer Flight

-The Masterpiece Kitchen

Raise your glass and celebrate this fabulous fusion of food and wine—cheers!


-Wild Mushroom Risotto, Aged Parmesan, Truffle Shavings and Zinfandel Reduction (KA)
-Smoked Salmon and Cream Gâteau with Egg Yolk Cream, Paddlefish Caviar and Micro-herbs
-Charcuterie Palette with Artisan Cured Meats and Cheeses featuring Nueske’s ® Applewood Smoked Beef
-Vanilla, Rose Water and Pistachio Panna Cotta


-Weihenstephaner Original Lager, Freising, Germany
-Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque Brut Champagne
-The Meeker Vineyard Winemakers’ Handprint Merlot, Sonoma County, CA
-Pinord La Dama Reserva Familiar Brut, Spain
-Pinord La Dama Reserva Familiar Brut Rosé, Spain
-Classic Sidecar with a Chocolate Twist

-Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine

New this year, take a technicolor tour around Epcot and sample a spectrum of dazzling, delicious dishes in a vibrant variety of hues.

Purchase any 5 menu items from the Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine locations and be sure to collect a stamp to commemorate the occasion! Bring your Festival Passport—featuring your 5 new stamps—to Decadent Delights for a colorful culinary prize offered exclusively at the Festival.

No need to hurry! Complete the Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine at your leisure, and bring your stamped Festival Passport back to Epcot anytime between now and February 24, 2020 to finish your stroll.

The Performing Arts

The Show Must Go On

Enjoy creative thrills, live concert chills and a smorgasbord of harmonies that hit all the right notes.

Everywhere you look, the world’s a virtual stage! This year, Festival Guests can experience Broadway-inspired performances of popular Disney classics, behold awe-inspiring acrobatics or soak up the splendid virtuosity of international acts and entertainment all around Future World and World Showcase. 

Audiences on-the-go are sure to discover an assortment of entertaining surprises—including art that imaginatively unfolds right before your eyes. With so many magical happenings to choose from, you and your family can celebrate in true Disney style!

Performing Arts Highlights

Disney on Broadway Concert Series – offering performances 7 days a week!
Live performance art
Acrobatics and gravity-defying feats of strength
Amazing living statues
And more!

Event Details

-Various locations and stages across Epcot
-January 17 to February 24, 2020
-Performance times and days vary
-Epcot admission required
-Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older
-Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice

Disney on Broadway Concert Series

2020 Schedule
See who's lighting up the stage as part of the Disney on Broadway Concert Series. Performances are at 5:30 PM, 6:45 PM and 8:00 PM daily from January 17 to February 24, 2020.

-Kissy Simmons and Alton Fitzgerald White

-Celebrate Art in Performance

View the world through a kaleidoscope of multidisciplinary performances!

Fascinated by the artistic process? Aficionados are in for a visual treat as Festival headliners dream outside the box!

See renowned Disney artists create a dash of magic on canvas—right before your eyes. Watch in amazement as living statues inspired by Epcot whimsically come to life. And discover art on sidewalks, common spaces… and even surprising places!

It’s all part of celebrating art in performance. Let the festivities begin!

Art Defying Gravity
Enjoy the spectacle of thrilling acts of strength—defying gravity and imagination.

Days: Sunday through Saturday

Disney Performing Arts Showcases
Tap your toes as top high school bands perform jazz and pop music.

Days: Sunday through Saturday

Epcot Living Statues
Delight as statues come to life right before your eyes.

Days: Sunday through Saturday

Visual Art in Performance
Watch in wonder as a guest visual artist paints favorite Disney characters—images magically appear in minutes during this fun, must-see show!

Days: Fridays through Mondays

Event Details
Tap your toes as top high school bands perform jazz and pop music.

-January 17 to February 24, 2020
-Performance times and days vary
-Epcot admission required
-Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice

-Characters Off the Page

Make your way around the world to visit some of your favorite Disney characters and get a glimpse of their nearby portraits.


Donald Duck
When visiting Donald in Mexico, be sure to check out his bright self-portrait nearby, where he drew inspiration from Mexican artist and activist Frida Kahlo, who was known for her exploration of self-portraiture.


While visiting Mulan, pause and enjoy a stunning portrait of the brave heroine herself, scorched artfully onto traditional parchment by her family’s guardian, Mushu. 


Snow White
When visiting Snow White, pause and admire a tender portrait of the princess, painted by Doc in the style of 19th-century German Romanticism.

On your way to visit Aurora, take a moment to admire a graceful nearby portrait of the princess that captures the vibrant watercolor style signature of French Impressionism, done in tandem by the fairies Flora and Merriweather.

As you visit with Belle, take in the nearby artistry of a handcrafted easel displaying a portrait of the princess, done in quick Parisian sketch work by her crafty father, Maurice.

White Rabbit
When visiting with Alice, take note of a nearby portrait of the White Rabbit, drawn from memory in Alice’s journals upon returning from her adventures in Wonderland.


Infinite Wisdom

Expand your horizons—enroll in an interactive workshop where you can pick up tips and craft your own memento.

Pack your palettes—and your appetite for knowledge—as accomplished Disney artists, Guest-perts and Cast Members impart their professional expertise during hands-on workshops. (Separate fee required.)

Each session gives Festival Guests a unique opportunity to create original art and walk away with an enhanced skillset or new understanding of various techniques. Topics include character sketching, ink & paint, 3D paper crafting and everything in between! 


-Location: World Showplace Events Pavilion
-Days: Saturdays and Sundays
-Time: 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
-Price: $45 per Guest, plus tax
-Separate Epcot admission required and not included
-Limited availability
-Guests under 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call

Workshop Schedules

See the variety of workshops available that will bring out your inner artiste!

Don’t miss out on these exciting opportunities to flex your creative muscles.

Ink & Paint Animation
Presented by Lynn Rippberger, Disney Animation Ink and Paint Artist

Saturdays at 10:00 AM

Many of Disney’s animated features were created with 2D Cel Animation. Learn about the history of 2D Cel Animation and paint your very own Ink & Paint Cel with one of Disney’s Ink & Paint artists!

Each week, you’ll paint a different Disney character:

Saturday, January 18, 2020 – Mickey Mouse
Saturday, January 25, 2020 – Minnie Mouse
Saturday, February 1, 2020 – Donald Duck
Saturday, February 8, 2020 – Pluto
Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Goofy
Saturday, February 22, 2020 – Mickey Mouse

Disney 3D Paper Crafting
Presented by Dave Avanzino, Dave Avanzino Designs, Inc.

Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM

You will create your own dimensional paper artwork. Learn techniques to cut, fold and add spacers to your work to create 3D Disney shadowbox art. You will have the opportunity to make your own framed magical masterpiece!

Gesture Drawing Basics: “Story Telling Drawings”
Presented by Todd Bright, Bright Animation

Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM and 10:30 AM

Come learn the art of quick sketching from a former Disney animator whose credits include The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo & Stitch and Brother Bear.  During this workshop you will create your own sketch to take home. Gesture drawing of people is a foundational practice for animators, story board artists and directors. A single drawing can tell a story.

Animation 101: Flip Book Fundamentals
Presented by Todd Bright, Bright Animation

Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Create your own moving magic and watch your drawings come to life during this animated workshop! Learn the fundamental principles of animation with a former Disney animator whose credits include The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo & Stitch and Brother Bear. Tools to complete your creation will be provided!

Doodling with Viz
Presented by Gregg “Viz” Visintainer, Owner of Viz Art Ink and WonderGround Artist

Sunday, Feburary 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Experience doodling to the next level. Learn, watch and draw your own doodle with hidden pictures and words to create a Viz Art Ink masterpiece.

$45 per person, plus tax

The Visual Arts

Explore a World of Artistry

Acquire new skills, visit galleries and witness exceptional talent that proves the power of imagination!

Our smorgasbord of visual treats is sure to please! Peruse pure Disney brilliance at stunning exhibitions you’ll never forget. Festival Markets will spotlight artists who infuse their distinctive styles into a wide variety of creative mediums—jewelry making, photography, paper sculpting, t-shirt screenprinting and so much more! Plus, get involved and be part of the creative process! At some of the Festival Markets, you will have the opportunity to choose custom elements of your new piece of art and watch it come to life before your very eyes.

Learn the latest creative techniques and tricks of the trade during hands-on workshops with accomplished professionals—including animation drawing, painting 2D cels, 3D paper crafting and more.

Keep your eyes peeled for art-inspired photo opportunities and Festival merchandise that provides a great way to remember your visit. How’s that for fine art turned fun?

Visual Arts Highlights

-Animation Academy
-Artful Photo Ops
-Festival Markets – with the opportunity to purchase pieces from participating artists
-Festival merchandise
-Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt
-Expression Section: A Paint-by-Number Mural
-Interactive Experiences
-Professional Workshops with visiting artists

Event Details

-Locations throughout Epcot
-Daily, January 17 to February 24, 2020 (Professional Workshops are offered Saturdays and Sundays only)
-Epcot admission required
-Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice

Must-See Galleries

Admire colorfully curated collections from Disney artists!

Contemplate original works that exude nothing short of pure brilliance. These special shows provide an up-close look at the techniques that catapulted these creatives into superstardom! 

Featured Exhibits

-Chalk Art
-Discover the work of imaginative chalk artists, then help create a chalk art masterpiece!

Featured Exhibit Details

-Future World, Epcot
-Daily, January 17 to February 24, 2020
-Exhibits open from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
-Epcot admission required
-Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice

Pavilion Exhibits

-Art of Disney – American Adventure Pavilion
-Shop at this art gallery featuring Festival merchandise, original artwork and more!

Pavilion Exhibit Details

-Various pavilions throughout World Showcase, Epcot
-Daily, January 17 to February 24, 2020
-Most exhibits are open from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
-Epcot admission required
-Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice

Artful Photo Ops

Strike a pose for masterpiece pics against artistic backdrops.

Ready for your close-up? Cross the Delaware with George Washington, scream along with Edvard Munch and flash your best Mona Lisa smile at immersive photo stops that let you “step into” some of the most-admired artwork from around the world—located throughout World Showcase.

Take stylish selfies and snap fantastic photos of friends and family. Or, let our experienced Disney PhotoPass Photographers capture the moment for you, so you can get everyone in the picture!

Enjoy picture-perfect spots along World Showcase inspired by these amazing works of art:

-Homage to Frida Kahlo
-Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci
-The Scream – Edvard Munch
-Washington Crossing the Delaware – Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze
-Luncheon of the Boating Party – Pierre-Auguste Renoir
-Peter Pan Storybook

Professional Workshops

Channel your inner Picasso—pick up tips, tricks and valuable creative techniques from the experts!

The teacher is in! Knowledge is power and in our classroom setting, “students” can unleash their talents by learning a variety of artistic techniques—including animation drawings, painting 2D cels and 3D paper crafting. Take a seat and open your mind!

Merchandise and Artist Galleries

Commemorate your visit with artwork and colorful gift items—it’s the perfect way to make memories last forever!

With so many forms of art showcased during this year’s International Festival of the Arts, we are excited to host a huge variety of incredibly talented artists visiting from near and far! Explore the many merchandise locations around World Showplace and Future World to find incredible art and meet the talented artists who put so much passion and skill into each beautiful piece. Guests can watch artists creating art in person during the Festival – a sight worth watching! Plus, be sure to check out the bright and fun Festival Merchandise throughout Epcot.

Festival Merchandise

-Family Apparel (Adult & Youth Tees)
-Spirit Jersey
-Minnie Flip Sequin Headband
-Crossbody Bag
-Drinkware and Reusable Straws
-Trading Pins
-Event Poster

Passholder Merchandise

-Adult Tee
-Coaster Set
-Trading Pin

Art of Disney – American Adventure Pavilion
Visit the exquisite art gallery featuring original artwork from our featured Disney artists, along with art prints, Festival Merchandise and more!

Mouse Gear
Visit this one-stop shopping destination for all of your favorite Festival Merchandise. You won’t want to miss all that Mouse Gear has in store!
Festival Markets – throughout World Showcase and Future World
Explore numerous locations throughout the Festival featuring more than 100 Disney and visiting artists. You’ll never know what you’re going to see as new artwork unfolds around the park! Be sure to check back each weekend for art, amazing finds and the perfect piece of art to take home with you!

Featured Disney Art
View a wide variety of Disney-inspired art, each piece with its own twist!  From classic to whimsical to edgy, there’s sure to be a style for every Guest’s taste!  As you peruse the art selection, meet with artists, talk to them about the art process and get your new art personalized!  Visiting artists include those from Disney Creative Group, WonderGround Gallery, Walt Disney Imagineering and Yellow Shoes.
Visiting Artists and Studios
Guests can also find many pieces of non-Disney art throughout the Festival.  Each visiting art studio or vendor brings a unique perspective to the Festival!
House of Blues
Experience a unique collection of Southern Folk Art, jewelry, whimsical works as well as art inspired by musicians, past and present.  Our collection is as diverse as the music and art that embodies the spirit of the House of Blues.

These showcases will include past artists from the Folk Art Festival as well as some new artisans, art and artists that offer a nod to the music:

-2 jewelry artists, one uses drum cymbals and the other uses records
-Southern folk art
-Musician inspired folk art
-Concert posters
-Musician inspired modern art
-Whimsical artworks

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