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Grab Your Paintbrush! Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts Begins Jan. 8, 2021

Jeremy Schoolfield

by , Walt Disney Imagineering Communications Manager

A global celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts is on its way to Walt Disney World Resort early next year, as the Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts is set for Jan. 8 – Feb. 22, 2021. And even more good news: If you’re planning to attend the festival, there is a special offer on stays at Disney Resort hotels in early 2021, inviting you to be fully immersed in The Most Magical Place on Earth!

The Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts offers fun for the whole family. Here is just a sketch of what you can expect when the event debuts in January:

  • Indulge in over 15 Food Studios serving culinary art all around World Showcase
  • Explore and purchase the brilliant and diverse work of Disney and other invited artists on display in marketplaces encircling World Showcase Lagoon
  • Step into the scene at special photo locations scattered around the park
  • Participate in a paint-by-number mural that serves as a collaborative art project for all
  • Watch as visiting artists create magic right before your eyes
  • Catch performances by favorite EPCOT musical artists Mariachi Cobre and the JAMMitors.
  • Join an artful scavenger hunt as you search for Figment around World Showcase
  • Shop for festival-exclusive merchandise

We’ll have more details on the Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts in the weeks and months to come, so keep your eyes on the Disney Parks Blog for more info.

Special Offer Available Now for Stays in 2021 at Select Disney Resort Hotels

If you’re already looking forward to attending the festival, now is the perfect time to explore how you can complete your dream vacation at Walt Disney World Resort with a special offer for stays at Disney Resort hotels in early 2021. Click here to learn more!

We realize flexibility is important when planning any vacation right now, so we will continue to waive Disney-imposed change and cancellation fees up to the date of check-in for arrivals through April 30, 2021. And after you book, be sure to visit planDisney, the official source for Disney vacation planning tips and advice.


  • When will a list of the food stops be available? Is there a passport like the F&W Fest?

  • Does Disney offer any online ART/DIY/CULINARY/CRAFTS classes? I’ve been taking online classes during the pandemic and it’s been great fun and a nice way to connect with other people!

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