The latest of four seasonal yearly festivals to take over Epcot is a feast for the eyes. Here are the highlights of what you can do at the 2020 Epcot Festival of the Arts.
Epcot Festival of the Arts Highlights for Winter 2020
It’s finally 2020 and all those amazing changes at Walt Disney World are finally starting to come to Fruition. This is a wonderful time to experience Epcot, even as construction on future Epcot attractions continues. Recently Epcot opened Awesome Planet, Canada Far and Wide, and the Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along.
That’s plenty of great new entertainment. On top of which, is a new American dining experience and Epcot’s incredible International Festival of the Arts. The latest of four seasonal yearly festivals to take over Epcot is a feast for the eyes. Here are the highlights of what you can do at the 2020 Epcot Festival of the Arts.
The Culinary Arts are greatly celebrated during this festival which also highlights performance art and visual art. True to festival form, temporary kiosks are set up throughout the park to offer unique food experiences such as the Deconstructed Dish, Let them Eat Art, Pop Eats, L’art de la Cuisine Francaise, The Artists Table and more.
Returning favorites will be accompanied by brand new dishes and there is even a new Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine which showcases dishes that emphasize a variety of vibrant hues. If you do this walk and collect five stamps, you will receive a treat at the end. The Epcot Festival of the Arts is packed with flavorful and colorful food that will take days to sample.
The visual art is all around and performance art permeates the park with songs from Broadway and other talented entertainers everywhere you turn. Aside from the entertainment, you can also participate in the art by taking Photopass pictures at locations based on famous artworks. There is also a paint by Number mural to participate in. You can also purchase a dining package at select restaurants for priority seating at the Disney on Broadway concert series.
Demos and Workshops
Of course, a festival at Epcot would not be complete until you got to do a workshop or two. Each Epcot International festival has a different theme that is strictly adhered to. Food and Wine is largely about tastings, Flower and Garden is about landscaping and. horticulture.
The Epcot Festival of the Arts is about appreciating art and learning some tricks from the masters at Disney. Infinite Wisdom is an event during the weekends that teaches various skill sets and techniques to participants in the World Showplace Events Pavilion. There you can learn ink and paint animation, gesture drawing, or flipbook fundamentals for only $45.
Fun for Kids
Kids will have an amazing time at the 2020 Epcot Festival of the Arts. Every year there is more consideration to children at these festivals, and there will be a lot of fun for them as they identify chalk drawings of characters around the park and get to create some chalk art of their own. There is a play area as well as Kid-Friendly dining and a Figment lead scavenger hunt.
Year-Round Cultural exhibits
Although this wonderful festival is only temporary, there are plenty of exhibits that remain in various Epcot pavilions throughout the year. Native American art is on display inside the American Adventure. The Morocco pavilion has a new gallery called Race Against the Sun, and Japan has a Kawaii culture exhibit. Mexico, Norway, and China all have secluded art exhibits to enjoy as well.
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