Sign for Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Epcot International Festival of the Arts 2017

In Epcot, Foodies, Special Events by Charlyn0 Comments

If your favorite past time in Epcot is to stroll around sampling the cuisine and admiring the visual spectacle, you’re in luck: there’s a brand-new festival this year.

The Epcot International Festival of the Arts takes place Fridays through Mondays from January 13 through February 20, 2017. The schedule is packed with hands-on art activities, performance art, Disney on Broadway-style performances, and artful food and drink.

Sign for Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Food booths are dotted along World Showcase, in a similar style as Epcot’s other, more established festivals like the Flower & Garden and the Food & Wine Festivals. The Wild Mushroom Risotto and the Sidecar with a Chocolate Twist were standouts, found near the Canada pavilion.

Sidecar with a chocolate twist and Wild Mushroom Risotto at Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Unique festival merchandise, along with art exhibits, classes, seminars, and more food & drink can be found at Odyssey (on the waterway walkway between Mexico and Test Track).

Merchandise at Epcot Festival of the Arts 2017

Along with artist appearances, performance art and interactive exhibits are scattered around Epcot. Pictured below is one of the Living Statues which comes to life when guests approach.

Living Statue at Epcot Festival of the Arts 2017

A menu from one of the many food and drink booths, all offering artful cuisine.

Menu at Epcot Festival of the Arts 2017

Watch the video for highlights from the Epcot International Festival of the Arts, new for 2017:

For schedules of the classes, seminars, and Disney on Broadway concert series, visit Disney World.com.

 

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