EPCOT International Festival of the Arts

EPCOT International Festival of the Arts will return for its eighth year in 2024! It will last from January 12th through February 19th, 2024. 

Below is information from the 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts.

EPCOT Festival of the Arts

Become one with your inner artiste by dining on food that is a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds, seeing and creating one-of-a-kind artwork, and enjoying Broadway-ready performances of Disney classics!

Access to the Festival of the Arts is included in your EPCOT admission ticket.

Food Studios & Booths

Throughout the World Showcase, there will be 16 Food Studios (a.k.a. food booths) featuring festival-specific treats and other locations around the park with their own festival-inspired treats. Click here to view Food Studio menus and pics from 2024, and click here to see our picks for the best eats at the 2024 Festival of the Arts.

The booths confirmed for 2024 are:

  • The Artist’s Table (American Adventure Pavilion)
    Treat your senses to artistically elevated comfort foods—like dumplings, hummingbird cake and more. Pair your dish with beer or a glass of wine.
  • Cuisine Classique (Near Test Track Presented by Chevrolet) – NEW!
    Enjoy carefully crafted classics, like beef Wellington and roasted mussels—as well as a flavorful beer or cocktail.
  • The Craftsman’s Courtyard (Near Disney Traders)
    Indulge your appetite when you order steak or pork belly sandwiches from the grill.
  • Deco Delights (Near Port of Entry)
    Satisfy your sweet tooth with sleek desserts inspired by the art deco era— from the gilded glamour of the roaring 1920’s to the bright pastels of Miami Beach.
  • The Deconstructed Dish (Near Port of Entry)
    Rediscover your favorite dishes fragmented and presented in a playful way—like a BLT and key lime pie.
  • El Artista Hambriento (Mexico Pavilion)
    A fiesta of flavor awaits! Delight in classic Mexican fare—from savory carne asada to chilled lobster with chipotle aïoli.
  • Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey: Art, Food and Little Sparks of Magic
    Sweeten your day with colorful treats, like rainbow cake or a sugar cookie with a fun twist. You’ll also find a variety of beers and hard ciders.
  • Goshiki (Japan Pavilion)
    Celebrate the Japanese culinary arts with delectable dishes featuring “the 5 colors” of Japanese cuisine. Highlights include sushi donuts, daifuku mochi and sake.
  • Gourmet Landscapes (Canada)
    Savor stunning dishes artfully composed with the finest ingredients that have been farmed and foraged from the land. Enjoy wild mushroom risotto, roasted bone marrow and more.
  • L’Art de la Cuisine Francaise (France Pavilion)
    Discover delicious French treats and baked goods, from savory to sweet—including salmon served hot or cold and warm brie in a bread bowl. Pair your dish with a French wine or frozen martini.
  • L’Arte di Mangiare (Italy Pavilion)
    Indulge in Baroque cuisine, prepared with rich color and dramatic flavor. This food studio serves up fried mozzarella, pasta and more.
  • The Painted Panda (China Pavilion)
    Enjoy decorative cuisine inspired by magnificent Chinese art, like General Tso’s chicken shumai or the char siu pork bun. Plus, sip bubble tea, Chinese-inspired cocktails and other refreshing beverages.
  • Pastoral Palate (Germany Pavilion)
    Help yourself to hearty dishes inspired by the rustic settings where Bavarian Folk Art is painted. Indulge in a red wine-braised beef short rib and black forest cake.
  • Pop Eats (Near Port of Entry)
    Delight in mouthwatering masterpieces inspired by the most captivating pop art of the 20th century. Highlights include tomato soup with grilled cheese.
  • Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina (Morocco Pavilion)
    Take your taste buds on a Moroccan adventure as you enjoy delectable dishes like grilled kebabs, stoned-baked Moroccan bread and more. Pair your dish with hard cider or the chai tea mint mimosa.
  • Vibrante & Vívido: Encanto Cocina (Between the Morocco & France Pavilions)
    Feast on authentic Colombian cuisine inspired by the Disney animated film Encanto—like an empanada with chorizo or mango cheesecake.
  • Additional Locations
    Delight your appetite with mouthwatering morsels, nibbles and noshes from these year-round food stops—each offering special menu items in addition to the regular menu.

    • Refreshment Port (near Canada): Serving poutine, the Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie and refreshing beverages
    • Refreshment Outpost: Serving delicious beers from breweries in Louisiana, Florida and New York
    • Funnel Cake: Serving a specialty funnel cake
    • Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company (all 4 in-park locations): Serving a unique art-inspired beverage at each location
    • Swirled Showcase: Serving soft-serve ice cream in a dish or waffle cone
Fry was a fan!

Check out the full list of food and menus for the 2024 Food Studios!

The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine will return for 2024!

Enjoy five colorful dishes at the Food Studios (find them in your Festival Passport!), and you’ll earn a completer cookie prize!

This is where you can get your passport stamped!

This 2024 prize was the Artist Palette Cookie, as well as some other items.

Prizes for the Wonderful Walk of Color Cuisine!

Click here to see our thoughts on the Wonderful Walk of Cuisine.


Art Marketplaces

Along with artistic eats, guests will also be able to explore and purchase the works of many Disney and other invited artists (typically, you’ll be able to find works from over 100 artists), which will be on display at marketplaces around World Showcase.

Art Galleries and Marketplaces

Visual Art in Performance

Visiting artists will also be around the park to “create magic right before your eyes!” Artists use artistic mediums to create Disney-inspired work in mere minutes.

Click here to see photos and videos of all of the entertainment at the 2024 Festival of the Arts.

Chalk Art Galleries

During the festival, guests will be able to check out masterful chalk art drawn by chalk artists. This is always an awe-inspiring experience, so don’t miss it!

2023 Festival of the Arts Chalk Art


The Disney on Broadway Concert Series is always a popular draw at the Festival! Performances were held on the America Gardens Theatre stage (three performances per night — 5:30, 6:45, and 8PM), and guests get to catch some of their favorite Broadway stars performing Disney musical hits. We’ll update the list below for when performances and dates are released.

Disney On Broadway

2024 Disney on Broadway Performances and Dates:

  • Caissie Levy and Patti Murin (“Frozen”):
    • January 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”):
    • January 13, 16, 17, 19, 21, 24
  • Ashley Brown (“Mary Poppins” and “Beauty and the Beast”) and L. Steven Taylor (“The Lion King”):
    • January 26, 28 and 29
    • February 1, 3, 5 and 6
  • Kissy Simmons (“The Lion King”) and Josh Strickland (“Tarzan”):
    • January 27, 30, 31
    • February 2, 4, 7 and 8
  • Mandy Gonzalez (“Aida”) and Michael James Scott (“Aladdin” and “Tarzan”):
    • February 9, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19
  • Bradley Gibson (“Hercules” and “The Lion King”) and Shoba Narayan (“Aladdin”):
    • February 10, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19
Disney on Broadway at EPCOT’s International Festival of the Arts!

Disney on Broadway Dining Packages

Guests can enjoy Disney on Broadway Dining Packages! You can visit ArtfulEPCOT.com to check out dining options that will guarantee you a seat at the show.

2024 Dining Packages included: 

  • An appetizer, entrée, and dessert or one (1) full buffet (where applicable), along with a non-alcoholic beverage
  • At Spice Road Table: 2 small plates, a shared tagine, a shared dessert platter and a nonalcoholic beverage
  • One (1) guaranteed seat per person for the DISNEY ON BROADWAY Concert Series held on the same day

2024 Disney On Broadway Dining Packages

(ages 10 and up)
(ages 3 to 9)
Dining Plan Credit Requirement
Biergarten Restaurant
Germany Pavilion
$60 $34 1 TS Credit
Coral Reef Restaurant
The Living Seas
$73 $29 1 TS Credit
Garden Grill Restaurant
The Land Pavilion
1 TS Credit
Le Cellier
Canada Pavilion
$99 $39 2 TS Credits
Rose & Crown Dining Room
United Kingdom Pavilion
$61 $26 1 TS Credit
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Norway Pavilion
2 TS Credits
Spice Road Table
Morocco Pavilion
$50 $21 1 TS Credit

In 2024, you can book online up to 60 days before the show!

Also, Disney on Broadway Dining Packages were available for same-day purchase at one counter service spot and one lounge location in EPCOT.

Click here for more information.

Artful Photo Ops

Additionally, Disney allowed guests to “step into the scene” at photo locations throughout the park with Artful Photo Ops. Click here for more details.

Photo Op in The American Adventure

The AllEars team was at the festival to model for us! First, there’s this Sleeping Beauty-inspired frame photo op. You can dance with your forest friends pretending to be Prince Phillip.

How cute!

It’s a Jolly Holiday when you see these penguins! Here’s a look at the Mary Poppins photo op at this year’s festival.

Marry Poppins photo op

One of the newest Disney movies even has its own photo op! It looks like you can step right into the storybook seen in Wish. We see you Valentino and Star!


There’s more where that came from when it comes to photo opportunities at the Festival of the Arts! We’ll keep you in the loop with any more festival details you need to know.

Learn more about interactive art experiences and entertainment — including artists and art forms of all types!

Chalk Full of Character

The Chalk Full of Character experience returned in 2023. With this experience, guests can search for chalk art of beloved Disney characters which are hidden throughout World Showcase.

Look for Pascal painting the sun!

Expression Section: A Paint-by-Numbers Mural

Paint By Number returned for the 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts! 

The large paint-by-number mural concept art

The mural allows guests to participate with paint-by-numbers, which turns into a collaborative art project! Collect a card at the end of your painting experience that shows the full mural! The paint-by-numbers mural was set to be placed in World Nature in 2024 and was be available from 11AM to 5PM daily.

Animation Academy

Brush up on your own drawing skills by participating in the Animation Academy! This drop-in event is held in America Gardens Theatre. In 2023, there were two shows daily at 12:30PM and 1:30PM.

Animation Academy at the Festival of the Arts

Kids’ Chalk Art

Your little artists can say they left their mark on EPCOT by participating in Kids’ Chalk Art! In previous years this was held in Future World in the area that is now called World Celebration. In 2023, this was located in World Nature, near The Land Pavilion. It was available daily from 11AM to 4PM.

Kids Chalk Art 2024

Festival Merchandise

There will, of course, be opportunities for Festival-specific merchandise with special items only for Annual Passholders in addition to branded merchandise available to everyone. Expect lots of Figment-inspired designs! Click here to look at the Festival of the Arts merchandise from 2024.


Spaceship Earth Lights

To celebrate the Festival in an extra special and colorful way, head to Spaceship Earth once it gets dark.

Festival of the Arts Nighttime Show

In 2024 the park’s giant icon lights up with a special rainbow effect and a popular Muppets tune plays as the lighting sequence is conducted.

Check back for more updates about the future Festival of the Arts!