Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts

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Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts is one of the park’s newest events for lovers of all art forms and promises to be engaging and inspiring. From January 8 – February 22, 2021, guests will enjoy a live music from EPCOT musicians; observe a wide array of artwork by the masters; and dine on creative culinary dishes designed by Disney’s master chefs.

Tickets

Festival of the Arts is open to all guests with valid park admission. Children 2 and under will not need a ticket.

Culinary Arts

World Showcase will be the hungry artist’s haven with food kiosks offering delicious culinary treats for purchase. Sample food, drinks, and desserts inspired by multiple cultures and countries, that will encourage creativity and satisfy taste buds.

The Artist's Table

The Artist’s Table (The American Adventure)
Treat your taste buds to savory plates like beef Wellington and pan-seared scallops. Here, you’ll also find the artist palette jumbo chocolate-chip cookie along with assorted beer and wine.

Food:

  • Beef Wellington: Mushroom Duxelle, Prosciutto, and Puff Pastry with Red Wine Demi-Glace and Fennel Cream
  • Pan-Seared Scallop with Chorizo, Roasted Red Pepper Coulis, and Parmesan Crisp (Gluten/Wheat Friendly)
  • Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate-Chip Cookie

Beverages:

  • Sipping Chocolate Flight: White, Milk, and Dark Chocolate (non-alcoholic)
  • Saugatuck Brewing Co. Neapolitan Milk Stout, Douglas, MI
  • Lexington Brewing Company Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Cream Ale, Lexington, KY
  • Lindemans Framboise Lambic, Belgium
  • Âme du Vin Côtes de Provence Rosé
  • Writer’s Block Pinot Noir, Lake County, CA
  • Symphony in Chocolate Flight: Mozart Cream Liqueurs paired with Sipping Chocolates
  • Beer Flight also available
Citrus Blossom

Citrus Blossom (Showcase Plaza)
Refresh your spirit with beverages from Florida Orange Groves Winery or an orange cream shake served in a souvenir Orange Bird sipper cup.

Beverages:

  • Orange Cream Shake in a Souvenir Orange Bird Sipper Cup (non-alcoholic)
  • Lost Coast Brewery Tangerine Wheat Ale, Eureka, CA
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Selections: Key Limen, Strawberry Blush, Orange Sunshine, Sparkling Key Lime, Sparkling Cranberry and Sparkling Blueberry
Cuisine Classique

Cuisine Classique (Germany)
Prepare to be amazed with these hearty braised bites and traditional Old World delights—like red wine-braised short rib, coq au vin and opera cake. Pair your dish with a glass of wine or beer.

Food:

  • Red Wine-braised Beef Short Rib with Parsnip Purée, Broccolini, Baby Tomatoes and Aged Balsamic
  • Coq au Vin: Chicken Roulade with Violet Mustard, Candied Carrots, Pancetta Crisp, Marble Potatoes and Beurre Rouge Sauce
  • Opera Cake: Almond Joconde, Coffee Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache
  • Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate-Chip Cookie

Beverages:

  • 3 Daughters Brewing Rosé Hard Cider, St. Petersburg, FL
  • 81Bay Brewing Rosé Blonde Ale, Tampa, FL
  • Frozen Rosé
  • Campo Viejo Rioja Reserva Art Series, Logrono, Spain
  • Domaine Savary Chablis, Burgundy
  • A Play on Rosé Flight
Decadent Delights

Decadent Delights (Promenade Refreshments)
Satisfy your sweet tooth with raspberry or lemon soft-serve ice cream. Plus, discover a variety of refreshing beers.

Food:

  • Raspberry Soft-serve Ice Cream
  • Lemon Soft-serve Ice Cream
  • The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine Redemption Cookie

Beverages:

  • North Coast Brewing Co. Scrimshaw Pilsner, Fort Bragg, CA
  • M.I.A. Beer Company Deco IPA, Doral, FL
  • Saugatuck Brewing Co. Peanut Butter Porter, Douglas, MI
  • Beer Flight also available
The Deconstructed Dish

The Deconstructed Dish (Showcase Plaza)
Discover delicious dishes that dazzle! Enjoy a deconstructed take on favorite foods like the Reuben, BLT and strawberry cheesecake. Or, sip on chai tea shake that showcases favorite breakfast flavors.

Food:

  • Deconstructed Reuben: Rye Popover, Corned Beef, Gryuère Panna Cotta and Brined Brussels Sprouts with Broken Thousand Island Dressing
  • Deconstructed BLT: Crispy Pork Belly, Soft-poached Egg, Brioche, Watercress Espuma and Tomato Jam
  • Deconstructed Strawberry Cheesecake: Whipped New York-style Cheesecake with Fresh Florida Strawberries and Sugar Cookies

Beverages:

  • Rainboba: Fruit Bursting Boba with Sparkling Water (non-alcoholic)
  • Deconstructed Breakfast: Twinings of London® Chai Tea Shake with Maple Syrup garnished with a Waffle Crisp and Candied Bacon (non-alcoholic)
  • Deconstructed Breakfast: Twinings of London® Chai Tea Shake with Cream Bourbon garnished with a Waffle Crisp and Candied Bacon
El Artista Hambriento

El Artista Hambriento (Mexico)
Embark on a culinary journey south of the border and sample Mexican-inspired cuisine like pork belly pastor, chile rellenos and chocolate tacos.

Food:

  • Chile Relleno: Fried Poblano Pepper filled with Flank Steak, Black Beans and Tomatoes drizzled with a Poblano Cream Sauce (Gluten/Wheat Friendly)
  • Pork Belly Pastor: Pastor-marinated Pork Belly atop Boniato Purée with Charred Pineapple and Crispy Cilantro (Gluten/Wheat Friendly)
  • Taco de Chocolate: Chocolate Candy Shell filled with Mexican Chocolate Mousse with a touch of Chile topped with Tropical Fruit (Gluten/Wheat Friendly)

Beverages:

  • Mexican Craft Beer: Tulum Artisanal Lager crafted with Citrus notes and made with Mexican Caribbean Seawater
  • Diego Pomegranate Margarita: Ojo de Tigre Mezcal, Pomegranate-Prickly Pear Juice, Blackcurrant Liqueur, and Rose Petal Liqueur with a Hibiscus Salt Rim
  • Frida Carrot Margarita: Casa Noble Blanco Tequila, Carrot Juice, Ginger Cordial, Lime Juice, and Agave Nectar
Festival Favorites

Festival Favorites (World Showplace)
Discover Guest-favorite dishes, like charcuterie, Remy’s ratatouille, the lemon blood-orange tart and a jumbo chocolate-chip cookie. Plus, sip on a coffee cocktail or tasty microbrew.

Food:

  • Remy’s Ratatouille with Eggplant, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Tomatoes and Red Pepper Piperade (Plant-based Item)
  • Charcuterie with Meats and Cheeses featuring Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Beef
  • Lemon Blood-Orange Tart
  • Artist Palette Jumbo Chocolate-Chip Cookie

Beverages:

  • Blue Sky Black Cherry Boba Freeze (non-alcoholic)
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Strawberry Blonde Nitro, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Breckenridge Brewery Nitro Vanilla Porter, Breckenridge, CO
  • M.I.A. Beer Company Milk Stout Nitro, Doral, FL
  • Cold Fashioned Coffee Cocktail
  • Neapolitan Beer Flight
Goshiki – Japan Pavilion

Goshiki (Japan)
Stop by this food studio for popular items like sushi donuts and vegetable gyoza. Plus, sip on sake or try the pink snow—a refreshing beverage featuring sake, peach schnapps, cranberry juice and Calpico.

Food:

  • Stone Garden: Red Bean Mousse with Chocolate Rocks and Arare Rice Cracker Pebbles
  • Sushi Donut: Donut-shaped Sushi featuring Salmon, Tuna, Shrimp, Cucumber and Sesame Seed over a decorated plate of Wasabi Aïoli, Sriracha and Eel Sauce
  • Vegetable Gyoza: Vegetable-filled Spinach Gyoza with Tofu atop Mashed Potatoes with a Kamaboko Fish Cake, Pepper Strings and Tonkatsu Teriyaki Sauce

Beverages:

  • Haiku Draft Lager
  • Masu Sake in a Traditional Personalized Wooden Cup
  • Pink Snow: Sake, Peach Schnapps, Cranberry Juice, and Calpico dusted with Snowflake Confetti
Painter's Palette

Painter’s Palate (World Showplace)
Sample this palatable assortment of delicacies—like prime steak tartare, salt-roasted beet tartare and a tantalizing pistachio cake with cherry mousse and Morello cherries.

Food:

  • Prime Steak Tartare with Pickled Vegetables, Parsley Salad, Béarnaise Anglaise and Sous Vide Quail Egg
  • Salt-roasted Beet Tartare with Pickled Vegetables, Parsley Salad and Béarnaise Aïoli (Plant-based Item)
  • Pistachio Cake with Cherry Mousse and Morello Cherries

Beverages:

  • Kalimotxo: Red Wine Cocktail with Pibb Xtra
  • Frozen Rusty Nail Cocktail
  • Pinord La Dama Reserva Familiar Brut Rosé, Spain
L’Art de la Cuisine Française

L’Art de la Cuisine Francaise (France)
Discover delightful French treats and baked goods, from savory to sweet—including warm brie in a bread bowl, a black winter truffle croissant and a trio of house-made macarons. Pair your dish with a French wine or frozen martini.

Food:

  • Crème de Brie en Petit Pain: Warm Creamy Brie in a House-made Bread Bowl
  • Croissant à la Truffle Noir d’Hiver: Black Winter Truffle Croissant
  • Moelleux à la Framboise et aux Chocolats Valrhona: Molten Chocolate and Raspberry Cake with Pure Origin Valrhona Chocolates
  • Trio de Macarons: Assortment of 3 House-made Macarons in a Gift Box

Beverages:

  • Frozen French Martini: Grey Goose, Vodka, Chambord Liqueur, Pineapple, Orange and Grape Juice with Lemon-Lime Foam
  • Charles Lafite, Brut Méthode Traditionnelle Champenoise, French Sparkling Wine
  • Château La Gordonne, Vérité du Terroir, Côtes de Provence Rosé
  • Bordeaux Merlot and Cabernet Blend, Baron des Chartrons, 2015
L’Arte di Mangiare

L’Arte di Mangiare (Italy)
Get a taste of Italy, with a twist! This food studio serves up arancini, lobster ravioli and cream-filled Italian donuts—along with Italian beer, wine and cocktails.

Food:

  • Arancini: Sweet Sausage fried Risotto Balls with Pomodoro Sauce
  • L’Aragosta: Lobster Ravioli with Vanilla-Saffron Cream Sauce and Shredded Chili Peppers 
  • Bomboloni: Cream-filled Italian Doughnut with Raspberry Sauce and Powdered Sugar 

Beverages:

  • Peroni Pilsner
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Chianti
  • Prosecco
  • Rosa Regale
  • Moscato
  • Italian White Sangria with Prosecco
  • Italian Red Sangria with Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Italian Margarita with Tequila and Limoncello
  • Amaretto Bellini: Amaretto, White Peach Purée and Prosecco
  • Bergamotto: Italicus Rosolio Di Bergamotto, Prosecco and Cerignola Olive
Masterpiece Kitchen

Masterpiece Kitchen (Canada) 
Raise your glass and celebrate this fabulous fusion of food and wine. Highlights include wild mushroom risotto, the salmon and cream gâteau and a luscious panna cotta.  Plus, discover wines to complement each culinary creation.

Food:

  • Wild Mushroom Risotto, Aged Parmesan, Truffle Shavings and Zinfandel Reduction
  • Salmon and Cream Gâteau with Egg Yolk Cream, Paddlefish Caviar and Micro-Herbs
  • Vanilla, Rose Water and Pistachio Panna Cotta

Beverages:

  • Weihenstephaner Original Lager, Freising, Germany
  • Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque Brut Champagne
  • The Meeker Vineyard Winemakers’ Handprint Merlot, Sonoma County, CA
  • Pinord La Dama Reserva Familiar Brut, Spain
  • Classic Sidecar with a Chocolate Twist
Mosaic Canteen

Mosaic Canteen (Morocco)
Savor the bold flavors of Morocco in delectable dishes like harissa-roasted rack of lamb and a Mediterranean flatbread with Za’atar pesto.

Food:

  • Mediterranean Flatbread with Za’atar Pesto, Artichokes, Roasted Peppers, Sundried Tomatoes and Fennel Cream
  • Harissa-roasted Rack of Lamb with Baba Ganoush, Picholine Olives, Toybox Tomatoes, Preserved Lemons and Pomegranate
  • Mouskoutchou: Orange Cake with Cinnamon-Chocolate Mousse

Beverages:

  • 1906 Reserva Especial Dark Amber Lager
  • Maeloc Blackberry Hard Cider
The Painted Panda

The Painted Panda (China)
Treat your senses to Chinese dishes, like pork and water chestnut meatballs or the Sichuan red hot mala shrimp. Plus, enjoy bubble tea, draft beer and a variety of Chinese-inspired cocktails.

Food:

  • Old Shanghai Shi Zi Tou: Pork and Water Chestnut Meatballs served with Taro Root
  • Sichuan Red Hot Mala Shrimp

Beverages:

  • “Panda” Bubble Tea: Classic Milk Tea with Black and White Boba Pearls (non-alcoholic)
  • Jasmine Draft Beer
  • Fortune Cookie: ByeJoe Spirit, Amaretto, and Piña Colada Mix
  • Kung Fu Punch: Vodka and Triple Sec
  • Sea Butterfly: Butterfly Pea Flower infused Cocktail with Lychee Syrup, Vodka, Light Rum and Magic Boba Pearls
Pop Eats

Pop Eats (Showcase Plaza)
Unearth the tasty treasures and tantalizing textures of modern art-inspired eats! Highlights include the colorful almond frangipane cake and the ever-popular Pop’t Art—a modern-designed sugar cookie with strawberry filling. Plus, choose from savory dishes, like shrimp ceviche or tomato soup with grilled cheese.

Food:

  • Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese
  • Tomato Soup with French Onion and Bacon Grilled Cheese
  • Shrimp Ceviche with Lime Mint Foam (Gluten/Wheat Friendly)
  • Almond Frangipane Cake layered with Raspberry Jam and Belgian Chocolate
  • Pop’t Art: Modern-designed Sugar Cookie with Strawberry Filling

Beverages:

  • #RainbowSherbetGlitterDreamAle by Playalinda Brewing Co., Titusville, FL
  • Popping Bubbles Cocktail
  • Tomato Soup Can Bloody Mary
Vibrante & Vívido

Vibrante & Vívido – NEW! (Between Morocco & France)
Enjoy bright, fresh flavors in dishes both savory and sweet—like a passion fruit mousse or a chilled seafood cocktail. Pair your food with an island-inspired smoothie, piña colada or daiquiri.

Food:

  • Chilled Seafood Cocktail with Octopus, Scallops, Shrimp, Black Garlic Aïoli, Tomato-Coconut Sauce and Serrano-Lime Oil
  • Blue Corn Pupusa stuffed with Cheese and topped with Shredded Pork, Guajillo and Árbol Chile Sauce, Cabbage Slaw and Aji Amarillo Crema (Gluten/Wheat Friendly)
  • Passion Fruit Mousse with Dragon Fruit Jam

Beverages:

  • Coconut and Passion Fruit Smoothie (non-alcoholic)
  • Frozen Piña Colada
  • Passion Fruit Daiquiri

 

Funnel Cakes

Funnel Cake: In addition to the regular menu, enjoy the following Festival specialty:

  • Red Velvet Funnel Cake topped with Cream Cheese Icing and Pixie Dust.

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company
Look for the specialty Festival beverage at each in-park location:

  • Showcase Plaza (Odyssey): Caramel Canvas Latte—an artisan Latte with Peanut Butter Syrup, Caramel, and Dark Chocolate Sauce topped with SNICKERS Bar Pieces
  • The American Adventure: Color-Me-Latte—made for a true artiste with Espresso, Swiss Chocolate Syrup, and Dark Chocolate Sauce sprinkled with M&M’s Candies
  • Future World East: Starry Night Latte—paint the sky with this Espresso beverage with Dulce de Leche, White Chocolate, and Dark Chocolate Sauce topped with MILKY WAY Bar Pieces
  • Canada: Creative Twist Latte—stretch your imagination with this Latte with Brown Butter Toffee Syrup and Swiss Chocolate Syrup topped with TWIX Bar Pieces
Refreshment Outpost

Refreshment Outpost
In addition to the regular menu, enjoy these Festival specialties:

Food:

  • Plant-based Bratwurst with Spicy Turmeric Aïoli, Coffee Barbecue Jackfruit, and Slaw
  • Warm Brown Sugar-stuffed Pretzel with Banana Soft-serve Ice Cream and Chocolate Sauce

Beverages:

  • Frozen Slushy Coca-Cola or Minute Maid Lemonade in a Souvenir Spike The Bee Sipper Cup (non-alcoholic)
  • Playalinda Brewing Co. Blue Raspberry Blonde, Titusville, FL
Refreshment Port

Refreshment Port
In addition to the regular menu, enjoy these Festival specialties:

Food

  • Lobster Poutine: Lobster, Lobster Bisque Cheese Sauce, Pickled Jalapeños, and Citrus Cream

Beverages:

  • Barrel of Monks Brewing Raspberry Beret, Boca Raton, FL
  • Spottswoode Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, CA

Performance Arts

Art Defying Gravity

Art Defying Gravity (7-day offering): Enjoy the spectacle of thrilling strength acts defying gravity and imagination at World Showplace.

  • Days: Sunday through Saturday
  • Location: World Showplace

Here’s a look at their inaugural performance from the 2020 Festival of the Arts. 

Epcot Pianist

Epcot Pianist (7-day offering): Tap your toes to a variety of show tunes performed by a talented entertainer at World Showplace.

JAMMitors

JAMMitors (7-day offering): Listen to the soothing sounds produced this fun group of musicians at the Mill Stage in the Canada Pavilion.

Voices of Liberty – The Disney Songbook

Voices of Liberty – The Disney Songbook: New for 2021, Voices of Liberty will take to the stage at America Gardens Theatre with a brand-new showcase—the Disney Songbook. From “When You Wish Upon a Star” to “Let It Go,” the Voices of Liberty will perform favorite Disney songs and celebrate the artistry of Disney composers and lyricists.

Visual Arts

Delight in the stunning styling of expert artists whose impressive Disney designs are on display for all to enjoy!

Chalk Art

Chalk Art – Future World East: Discover the work of imaginative chalk artists, then help create a chalk art masterpiece!

Interactive Experiences

Enemy Ink

  • Using your artistic eye and impeccable fashion sense, choose color, design and style to create your own custom wearable masterpiece. Printed right before your eyes with live, on-site, custom t-shirt printing!

Expression Section: A Paint by Number Mural

  • Daily from Park Open to 5:00 PM
  • Join your fellow artists as you work together to complete a larger-than-life paint-by-number mural in this complimentary and one-of-a-kind experience.

Kidcot Fun Stops

  • Kids of all ages can pick their palette, grab their brushes and create their own masterpiece on an art-filled odyssey around Epcot’s World Showcase. Each Kidcot Stop is re-imagined just for Taste of Epcot International Festival of the Arts.

Chalk Full of Character

  • Some special guests have decided to join the Festival fun! From Abu to Jiminy Cricket, charming chalk drawings of Disney Characters are waiting to be discovered in tucked away corners throughout World Showcase. How many can you find? (see below for pictures!)

Animation Academy

  • Daily 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM at America Gardens Theatre
  • An Animation Artist leads Guests through a step-by-step lesson on how to draw some of their favorite Disney Characters. Guests receive their own artist board, paper, and pencil to use during the lesson.
Visual Art in Performance

Visual Art in Performance
Watch in wonder as a guest visual artist paints favorite Disney characters—images magically appear in minutes during this fun, must-see show!

  • Days: Thursday through Sunday
  • Location: World Showplace
Pavilion Exhibits
  • Art of Disney – American Adventure Pavilion
    Shop at this art gallery featuring Festival merchandise, original artwork and more!
  • Mexico Folk Art Gallery – Mexico Pavilion
    Celebrate the artistry and traditions of Día de Muertos with the gallery show, ‘Remember Me!’ La Celebración del Día de Muertos.
  • Stave Church Gallery – Norway Pavilion
    Sail back in time with the Gods of the Vikings gallery show to discover the legendary gods and myths of the Vikings.
  • House of the Whispering Willows – China Pavilion
    Discover the beauty and wonder of the Shanghai Disney Resort.
  • Bijutsu-kan Gallery – Japan
    Delve into the origin and evolution of “kawaii,” Japan’s cute culture.
  • Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art – American Adventure Pavilion
    Behold an all-new exhibition celebrating American Indian art.
  • Race Against the Sun: Ancient Technique to Modern Competition
    Discover 2 incredible modern-day competitions—Marathon des Sables (Marathon of the Sands) and Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc (Rally of the Gazelles).
  • Tale as Old as Time: French Storytelling on Stage and Screen – France Pavilion
    Explore 6 distinct gallery cases honoring the costumes, music and artwork that brought French literature to life through cinema, theater, ballet and opera.

Figment’s Brush With The Masters

  • Help Figment learn about art on this scavenger hunt around World Showcase.
  • To get started, purchase your map and stickers at Disney Traders or World Traveler at International Gateway. Then, search for Figment hiding inside famous works of art 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.
  • Once your journey is complete, return your map to Disney Traders or World Traveler for an artful surprise!

 

Chalk Full of Character

Make a game out of searching for colorful and whimsical creations starring beloved Disney Characters. From Abu to Jiminy Cricket, charming chalk drawings are waiting to be discovered in tucked away corners throughout World Showcase. How many can you find?

During our visit to the park we spotted many of the character chalk drawings, below are just a few of our favorites!

Festival Merchandise

Commemorate your visit with artwork and colorful gift items—it’s the perfect way to make memories last forever! Explore the many merchandise locations around World Showplace and Future World to find incredible art and meet the talented artists who put so much passion and skill into each beautiful piece. Check out our pictures of the 2021 Festival of the Arts merchandise!

Festival Merchandise Locations

 

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