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25 Reasons Figment Fans Should be at EPCOT Now

Ryan Choyeski

by , Digital Integration Manager, Disney Experiences

The 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts is in full swing and that means our favorite purple dragon, Figment, can be found throughout the event spreading sparks of imagination across various merchandise, food, art and entertainment.

We’ve got your 25 can’t-miss Figment moments during the 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts!

Image of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2024 sign entrance featuring Figment and Spaceship Earth

Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey 

Image of Figment's Inspiration Station entrance at the Odyssey building at EPCOT during 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts

Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey: Art, Food, and Little Sparks of Magic is back this year with returning favorites and a new Figment popcorn bucket!

The color filled food studio has returned, after its debut in 2023, and greets guests with nostalgia charm, photo opps and a hidden Figment wearing his purple artist beret.

Figment Inspiration Station Themed Food and Beverage
Image of Figment Blueberry-filled Pastry Tart with purple icing at EPCOT International Festival of the Arts
Blueberry-filled Pastry Tart with purple icing  
Image of Figment Rainbow Cake with freeze dried SKITTLES bite sized candies at EPCOT International Festival of the Arts
Rainbow Cake with freeze dried SKITTLES bite sized candies 
Image of Figment Grape Smoothie with freeze dried SKITTLES bite sized candies (Non-alcoholic beverage) and souvenir Figment cup at EPCOT International Festival of the Arts
Grape Smoothie with freeze dried SKITTLES bite sized candies (Non-alcoholic beverage) and souvenir Figment cup

For a full list of food stations, menus and new food items at this year’s festival, be sure to visit our Disney Eats: Foodie Guide to the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2024. 

2024 Figment Popcorn Bucket

Figment love continues this year because not only is Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey back with its tasty bites, but there’s even a brand-new Figment popcorn bucket.

@disneyparks One little spark, of popcorn 🍿 #Disney #DisneyParks #DisneyWorld #Figment #PopcornBucket #Imagination #Popcorn #DisneyEats #FestivalofTheArts #EPCOT ♬ original sound – Disney Parks

The adorable Figment Premium Popcorn Bucket with Rainbow Popcorn features everyone’s favorite imagination enthusiast and draws inspiration from Journey Into Imagination with Figment

2024 Figment Festival of the Arts Merchandise 

New Figment merch has arrived at the 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts can be found at Creation Shop, along with additional festival merch available at festival markets throughout the park. 

Figment Fig-Clair Munchling Plush
Image of Figment Munchling plush in the shape of an eclair available during 2024 EPCOT Festival of the Arts

The beloved dragon is reimagined as a delectable pastry in a soft and snuggly plush form that stands 4” tall. 

Figment Spirit Jersey
Figment Tie-Dye Annual Passholder T-Shirt
Image of Figment Annual Passholder Exclusive Tie-Dye T-Shirt at 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2024

Festival Market booths around the park offer a variety of exclusive Festival of the Arts 2024 merchandise, coffee collectibles, mugs and an exclusive Annual Passholder 2024 EPCOT Festival of the Arts Tie-Dye T-Shirt featuring Figment and the 11 World Showcase Pavilions 

Figment Pandora Charm

Exclusive to 2024 EPCOT Festival of the Arts, this new Figment Pandora Charm features Figment-inspired purple, orange and yellow with Figment holding a picture frame on one side and an EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2024 logo on the back. Additional Figment and EPCOT charms featuring Spaceship Earth are also available. The charm can be found at the jewelry location in Port of Entry.  

Figment Ornament
Image of Figment 3-D ornament featuring Figment inside a art frame with EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2024 printed above

The holidays might be over, but it’s never too early to pick up a 3-D Figment ornament keepsake. 

Figment Corkcicle

Add a little spark of imagination to your every day with this Figment EPCOT Festival of the Arts 2024 canteen from Corkcicle. This purple, orange and yellow triple-insulated design will keep things cold for 25 hours or hot for 12 hours for those long days of park hopping or at home. 

Figment 2024 Festival Pins
Image of Figment Limited Edition Pin at EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2024

Three new Figment pins are available during the festival, including a Limited Edition Figment pin showing Figment depicted as a work of art inside a frame that opens to reveal a message reading “Make Every Day A Work of Art.”

Image of Figment Limited Edition Annual Passholder pin at EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2024

For our Annual Passholders, a Passholder-exclusive spinning pin features Figment on a purple background with the World Showcase pavilions on a rotating border.

Figment 2024 Festival of the Arts Mug
Image of Figment mug at 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts

This year’s 2024 Festival of the Arts mug features Figment and the Festival of the Arts logo in the iconic orange, purple and yellow color pallet on the front and oozes with purple paint on the backside.

Unable to make it to the festival? shopDisney has you covered with both the Figment EPCOT Festival of the Arts Spirit Jersey and Figment Fig-Clair EPCOT Festival of the Arts Munchling, while supplies last. 

Expression Section: A Paint by Numbers Figment Mural  

The fan-favorite complimentary activity is back! Leave your creative mark on a larger-than-life mural with fellow guests from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Please note, this experience is subject to change without notice, and subject to change or cancellation due to weather. 

Image of cast members at Expression Section Paint by Numbers mural complimentary guest activity

Visit the Expression Section booth to pick up paint, a brush and your assigned number.

Image of painting supplies and EPCOT Festival of the Arts 2024 park maps at  Expression Section Paint by Numbers mural

Then, paint a few squares of our massive mural that correspond with your paint color.

The paint by numbers murals will rotate throughout the season with four unique works of art guests can partake in featuring World Celebration, Figment, World Showcase, and the annual EPCOT festivals.

Image of Expression Section: Paint by Number mural option displayed at event booth featuring Figment, World Celebration, World Showcase and annual EPCOT festivals
Figment Paint by Number at Home

If you’re unable to make it out to EPCOT Festival of the Arts, we have you covered with two Figment Color by Number downloadable sheets you and your family can print and enjoy at home. 

Learn How to Draw Figment at the Animation Academy 

Located at the America Gardens Theatre near The American Adventure Pavilion in the World Showcase, this experience is complimentary to guests and takes place at 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. daily. Here you can learn how to draw a Disney Character during this session led by an animator, including Figment!

Artists and Disney characters can vary and are subject to change. Be sure to check the schedule at the theater during your visit to see which of your favorite characters you can learn how to draw during EPCOT Festival of the Arts.    

Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt  

It wouldn’t be an EPCOT festival without a scavenger hunt! Help Figment learn about art on this scavenger hunt around World Showcase. To get started, you can purchase your map and stickers (available while supplies last) for $9.99 plus tax at Creations Shop, Port of Entry or World Traveler

Then, search for Figment hiding inside art inspired by famous works at each World Showcase Pavilion—just look for the Figment-themed picture frame. Every time you find Figment, add the corresponding sticker to the Pavilion on your map.

Example of Figment scavenger hunt portrait answer at 2024 EPCOT Festival of the Arts

Once your journey is complete, return your map to Disney Traders or World Traveler and receive your choice of a Mickey or Figment “Paint Your Own Figurine” keepsake!

Happy hunting! 

Journey Into Imagination with Figment Attraction 

The story of Journey Into Imagination with Figment begins with The Institute’s beleaguered chairman Dr. Nigel Channing (played by Eric Idle) who sets out to prove how the five senses capture the imagination—but he’s upstaged by the mischievous Figment!

Image of Journey into Imagination show building and attraction featuring Figment

Prepare for surprises galore as you travel through a series of vivid, whimsical sensory labs. Learn about all 5 senses as Figment turns the lab upside down and causes quite a stink in the Smell Lab.

Let your imagination run wild on this marvelous, madcap musical adventure! 

Image of Figment greeting guest inside Journey Into Imagination with Figment Attraction

Fun Fact: For forty years, the delightful dragon has shown us how exciting it is to explore the world with our five senses – and our imaginations. Did you know he was the star of his own educational series? In 1988, Figment was introduced in school classrooms to teach students Language Arts Through Imagination. 

Figment Meet and Greet at ImageWorks 

Announced at Destination D23 in 2023, mingle with Figment the friendly dragon—and let your imagination soar at his new EPCOT meet and greet! After you’ve explored the sensory labs of Imagination Institute of Journey Into Imagination with Figment, head over to ImageWorks where Figment has stepped outside the Sensory Labs to find inspiration… while meeting friends like you. Be sure to check the My Disney Experience app and website for meet and greet times.

Image of Figment meet and greet inside ImageWorks at EPCOT

As Figment says, “Imagination is a blast!” Let yours take flight on your next visit to EPCOT. The iconic purple dragon is waiting to spark your creativity and help your imagination soar. 

ImageWorks Lab and Figment Gift Shop

During your visit with Figment at ImageWorks, swing by the “What If” Labs and let your imagination run wild in a creative play space where you can explore your senses.

And bring home your very own Figment with a variety of year-round Figment merchandise, including Figment art prints, Figment plushies, Figment ear headbands and more.

Image of guest wearing Figment plush hat and holding Figment plush with additional Figment merch in the background

Figment Magic Shots by Disney PhotoPass 

Magic Shots are all about using your imagination, which of course leads us to Figment! This year, we’re introducing three new Magic Shots inspired by everyone’s favorite playful dragon. You can find these Magic Shots at the following locations: 

Figment Wings: Most Disney PhotoPass locations in EPCOT
Image of Figment Magic Shot featuring guest wearing Figment dragon wings

Fly like Figment! This Magic Shot is available from Disney PhotoPass photographers stationed in the following locations — exclusively during EPCOT International Festival of the Arts: 

  • Near the planter close to the Disney Vacation Club kiosk heading onto the main bridge into World Showcase as you leave World Celebration. 
  • Near the waterfall close to Journey into Imagination with Figment. 
  • In the center of the new World Celebration area facing Spaceship Earth. 
Figment Chalk Art: At the main entrance to the park and near the entrance to World Showcase under the Monorail beam

We can’t imagine a more artful Magic Shot! Available from most Disney PhotoPass photographers located in World Celebration — exclusively during EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. Be sure to ask your photographer if they offer it. 

Image of Figment Magic Shot featuring Figment chalk art
Figment Flying: Most Disney PhotoPass locations in EPCOT

Available from Disney PhotoPass photographers stationed in most locations in World Showcase, as well as near the waterfall close to Journey into Imagination with Figment — exclusively during EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. 

Figment Artist Desk Collage: Most Disney PhotoPass locations in EPCOT
Image of Figment Artist Desk Collage Photopass Magic Shot at EPCOT

Make every day a work of art! This Magic Shot is available from Disney PhotoPass photographers stationed in the following locations — exclusively during EPCOT International Festival of the Arts: 

  • Near the planter close to the Disney Vacation Club kiosk heading onto the main bridge into World Showcase as you leave World Celebration. 
  • Near the waterfall close to Journey into Imagination with Figment. 
  • In the center of the new World Celebration area facing Spaceship Earth. 
Figment Glow Paintbrush: At the main entrance to the park
Image of Figment Magic Shot Figment glow paintbrush art in front of Spaceship Earth during 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts

We’re all aglow for these Magic Shots! Available from Disney PhotoPass photographers stationed at the main entrance of the park to the left and right, during nighttime hours — exclusively during EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. 

Tiny World featuring Figment: At the main entrance to park near fountain
Image of Figment tiny world frame magic shot during 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts

Step into your own tiny world of art! This Magic Shot is available from the Disney PhotoPass photographer located near the fountain just beyond the main entrance of the park — exclusively during EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. 

Figment “One Little Spark” Spaceship Earth Nighttime Show 

Before you head home for the evening, keep your eyes and ears open for two returning EPCOT Festival of the Arts Spaceship Earth shows featuring Figment “One Little Spark” and The Muppets “Rainbow Connection.”

Are you excited for 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts? Do you have a Figment story or memory you’d like to share? Leave a comment below!

Comments

  • We had SOOOO much fun this past weekend zooming down form Indianapolis to see Figment and get the popcorn bucket. Lots of fun memories. BTW, when you stop into the Imagination Station, watch the big rainbow wall as it shines. There was so much to do and see, but we were only there for Saturday, before driving home Sunday. Have fun adventurers!