Epcot International Festival of the Arts Launching in 2017

Epcot is kicking off the New Year with a brand new art festival. The inaugural Epcot International Festival of the Arts will run January 13 to February 20 and combine “visual, culinary and performing arts” according to the Disney blog. 

The event will feature visual arts alongside Broadway singers and new culinary offerings. 

The new festival is in collaboration with Disney Theatrical to bring Broadway songs and talent to the American Gardens Theatre stage. While Disney did not reveal any of the performers, they did list some of Disney’s stage shows, including “Newsies,” “Aladdin” and “The Lion King.”  

Epcot International Festival of the Arts Coming January 2017

Artists will include Mary Blair and Herb Ryman plus current Disney artists Joe Kaminsky and Costa Alavezos.  

The festival will operate Fridays through Mondays through February 20. New art will be unveiled each weekend.  

In addition to the art, Epcot will also introduce Food Studios food offerings developed by Disney chefs.  

Stay tuned for more details about the new Epcot International Festival of Arts.  

Orlando, FL – 12/02/16

By: Jena Pugh