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Guide to EPCOT International Festival of the Arts

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Get ready for the EPCOT® International Festival of the Arts. This annual festival takes place on the grounds of Walt Disney World®, just a few minutes away from your Casiola Vacation Home. “Combining performing, culinary and visual arts with entertainment for all ages, the EPCOT® International Festival of the Arts began January 14, 2022, and continues through February 21, 2022. There’s so much more to discover, and we’ll tell you everything you need to know before you go.

How much does the EPCOT® International Festival of the Arts cost?

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EPCOT® International Festival of the Arts brings together art, food, and entertainment from around the world. You can watch live performances in the park, enjoy tasteful food at the World Showcase booths and even participate in workshops to create your own masterpieces. The festival is included in your regular park admission, don’t forget to pick up your Disney Festival of the Arts Passport upon entering EPCOT®.

Please note that the entrance fee does not include food at EPCOT®. Tasting at each booth will cost between $5 and $9 and drinks between $4 and $10. There are a ton of free things to do at the Festival of the Arts, including meet-and-greets with artists, an interactive art area, and a family play zone for the kids.

What’s new at the Festival of the Arts 2022?

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The latest attraction that visitors to the EPCOT® International Festival of the Arts 2022 can enjoy is Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure. This 4D ride premiered on October 1st and takes you on an adventurous culinary journey with chef Remy through the kitchen, dining rooms, and walls of the famous Paris restaurant of Gusteau.

Be dazzled by Harmonious, one of the largest nighttime spectaculars ever created for Disney parks. Harmonious is a brilliant centerpiece to The World’s Most Magical Celebration, the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort®. End your night at the Festival of the Arts with this magnificent show of stunning fireworks and discover how Disney music and stories have the power to bring people together on the Showcase Lagoon, an innovative combination of floating giant screens, choreographed moving fountains, lights, pyrotechnics and lasers in a 360-degree view.

We are thrilled to welcome back these talented performers from DISNEY ON BROADWAY. Sit back, relax and sing along to the amazing songs from Disney’s legendary musicals.

What’s on the menu?

The Disney chefs’ menus are always fantastic, and new dishes are offered every year around EPCOT’s World Showcase. Please note that Walt Disney World® tickets do not include food and most items sell for about $10. Here are 10 of our favorite food options to try at the Festival of the Arts.

Live Art

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The world has become a virtual stage. Festival Markets focus on artists who infuse their unique style to a variety of creativity, such as photography and paper sculpture.

Interactive Workshops

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Learn new techniques, visit galleries and watch great talents unleash their imagination. Take part in the creative process, choose colors and other elements, create a new work of art, and watch it come to life before your eyes. Visit America Garden Theatre and learn from an animation artist how to draw a Disney character.

The Joy of Art

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Discover carefully selected works by established and young artists. Here you will find interesting artworks inspired by the entertainment industry. The ‘World Showcase’ features festival souvenirs and gifts as well as unique picture opportunities with famous artworks from around the world.

Disney on Broadway


Take the time to enjoy one of EPCOT’s best shows, immerse yourself in the atmosphere of DISNEY ON BROADWAY‘s favorite songs. Listen to the magical melodies of Disney’s legendary musicals. Every 2 weeks, DISNEY ON BROADWAY presents different pairs of artists performing the famous and moving songs they helped create.

How to book your Walt Disney World® vacation

If you are planning to explore Walt Disney World®, visit our ticket website for discount tickets. Casiola vacation homes will help you save time and money on your next vacation. Book a wonderful vacation home near the Disney gates to get the most from your trip.

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