First details announced for the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts

Oct 27, 2022 in "Epcot International Festival of the Arts"

Posted: Thursday October 27, 2022 10:08am Et by WDWMAGIC Staff

The EPCOT International Festival of the Arts returns Jan. 13 and runs through Feb. 20, 2023, at the Walt Disney World Resort.

16 Food Studios will serve up art-inspired menus appealing to a variety of palates including two new Food Studios. Moderne, located near Test Track presented by Chevrolet, will feature new avant-garde menu items. The other new Food Studio, Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey: Art, Food, and Little Sparks of Magic, promises to deliver treats and beverages bursting with vibrant colors and flavors.

During the festival, more than 100 Disney and visiting artists will showcase their eye-catching works of art. Guests of all ages can express their creative side by learning to draw a Disney character at Animation Academy, leaving their own creative mark at Expression Section: A Paint by Number Mural and helping Figment learn about art on a scavenger hunt around World Showcase.

Each evening, the DISNEY ON BROADWAY Concert Series will feature talented entertainers performing Disney songs live at America Gardens Theatre. A list of entertainers is coming soon.

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MisterPenguin9 hours ago

mysto6 days ago

Just selling them on shopdisney would kill the secondary market. Until they sold out. It would also make them less special, less exclusive.

ppete19756 days ago

It would destroy the secondary market due to supply and demand. Last year there wasnt enough supply to meet demand so they were able to ask outrageous prices. I am fine with resellers and as someone not near the parks I do utilize ebay. But when they can ask 5 times or more what they paid (while I dont blame them), gives you people buying way too many just for the intent to resale, and people who just want one to keep are stuck in 5 hour lines or paying outrageous prices. In my opinion there should never be limited merchandise that leads to scalpers buying tons of merch just to resell. If people want to make a few bucks I am fine with it, but look at what happened when splash merch stopped being made, figment popcorn buckets, some funkos and tiki mugs. I do think Disney is doing the right thing though with the mobile ordering, and I am kind of impressed that they are doing it. I hope to see this with more limited things, such as funko, tiki mugs etc.

JudeV5257 days ago

I don't know that this would "destroy" the secondary market. There will always be people who want seasonal product who cannot get to Florida at the time they are offered. But it would be nicer for those of us who are here at the right time. Including we Floridian AP holders.

JudeV5257 days ago

I feel that at this point he is being phased into legacy status, like the Orange Bird. He hasn't been as relevant, but he is an absolute icon to when EPCOT opened.

ToTBellHop11 days ago

The State of Florida needs to sue Disney over this.

MisterPenguin11 days ago


James Alucobond11 days ago

The colors are supposed to match the Skittles on top, hence the lack of blue and indigo. 🤷‍♂️

ToTBellHop11 days ago

HauntedPirate11 days ago

I'm with you. Indigo included or we riot! It's not ROYGBV, after all.

ToTBellHop11 days ago

There better be an indigo layer at that price point. I’m sick of the war on indigo! Get the hell outta here, purple. No one likes you!

HauntedPirate11 days ago

"That's the premium offering, sir. It's an extra $19.99/slice, how many would you like?"

ToTBellHop12 days ago

Now can we get the colors on the Figment cake in the correct order. ROYGBIV, Disney!

wdwmagic12 days ago