All New Epcot International Festival of the Arts Debuts This Month at...

All New Epcot International Festival of the Arts Debuts This Month at Walt Disney World Resort

Some of the most beloved works of art from around the world become inspiration for immersive photo backdrops for guests to enjoy during the first-ever Epcot International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. This brand-new festival combines visual, culinary and performing arts during six inspired weekends, Fridays through Mondays, Jan. 13-Feb. 20, 2017. (Chloe Rice, photographer)
Guests can enjoy the Pop't Art, a modern-designed Sugar Cookie with Chocolate-Hazelnut Filling at Pop Eats! Food Studio in World Showcase Plaza during the first-ever Epcot International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. This brand-new festival combines visual, culinary and performing arts during six inspired weekends, Fridays through Mondays, Jan. 13-Feb. 20, 2017. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)
Guests can enjoy the Pop’t Art, a modern-designed Sugar Cookie with Chocolate-Hazelnut Filling at Pop Eats! Food Studio in World Showcase Plaza during the first-ever Epcot International Festival of the Arts at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. This brand-new festival combines visual, culinary and performing arts during six inspired weekends, Fridays through Mondays, Jan. 13-Feb. 20, 2017. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Combining visual, culinary and performing arts from around the world, the first-ever Epcot International Festival of the Arts will create a global masterpiece for six inspired weekends. Held Fridays through Mondays starting Jan. 13 – Feb. 20, 2017, the Festival will feature new art each week, making each weekend original.

Here’s a sample of what’s in store:

From the pieces of Disney historical artist Mary Blair and Herb Ryman art of Epcot, to current Disney artists Joe Kaminski and Costa Alavezos, guests won’t only be surrounded by incredible visions, they’ll watch the creative process live.

In the inaugural year of the Epcot International Festival of the Arts, a collaboration with Disney Theatrical Productions will bring an exciting new showcase of favorite music and Broadway talent to the America Gardens Theatre stage. Performances will be at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday through Monday of each festival weekend.

Over the six weekends of the festival, park Guests will enjoy different pairings of phenomenal Broadway talent in concert, performing songs from some of Disney on Broadway’s award-winning shows, including ‪The Lion King, Newsies, and Aladdin, to name a few.

New Food Studios will showcase culinary creations so delicious and intricate, guests may not know if the menus are for admiring or eating. Disney chefs will surely encourage guests it’s the latter.

And there’s more: hands-on experiences for the whole family, favorite Disney characters channeling their favorite artists, and seminars. It’s a colorful, whimsical celebration of a new artful Epcot.

The festival is included with regular Epcot admission.