It’s that time of year again!
EPCOT’s 2nd Annual International Arts Festival, this year’s festival will be from January 12 through February 19, 2018. New for this year, the majority of the Festival activities will be around 7 days a week. The Disney Broadway Concert series will still be a weekend only event, like last year.
This is an all-inclusive event that will introduce your inner aficionado to the annual Festival of the Arts, an exciting extravaganza replete with phenomenal artists, gourmet fare, musical performances, stage productions and other amazing acts.
Guest walking around the World Showcase will find an assortment of entertaining events:
Performing Arts Highlights:
Disney on Broadway Concert Series
Community arts showcases
Live performance art
International music and variety acts
Acrobatics and gravity-defying feats of strength
Amazing living statues
Visiting marching bands
The concert series happens every Fri, Sat, Sun, and Mon. Each weekend they will have 2 Disney Broadway actors/singers performing Disney songs from Disney Broadway shows.
2018 Appearance Schedule
The Disney on Broadway Concert Series is currently scheduled to take place on the following dates:
3 shows a night: 5:30pm, 6:45pm, 8:00pm
January 12 to 15 Kara Lindsay and Kevin Massey
January 19 to 22 Kara Lindsay and Kevin Massey
Kara Lindsay will be new for the 2017 season…but Kevin Massey is returning from last year.
Video from 2017: Kerry Butler (played Belle on Broadway) and Kevin Massey (played Tarzan on Broadway), performed favorites from Disney Broadway shows.
January 26 to 29 Kissy Simmons and Alton Fitzgerald White
February 2 to 5 Kissy Simmons and Alton Fitzgerald White
Kissy and Simmon both performed during last years festival. I’m looking forward to watching them again.
Video from 2017: Kissy Simmons (played Nala on Broadway) and Alton Fitzgerald White (played Mufasa on Broadway), performed favorites from Disney Broadway shows.
February 9 to 12 Ashley Brown and Josh Strickland
February 16 to 19 Ashley Brown and Josh Strickland
Ashley Brown and Josh Strickland will also be returning from last years festival. They did a wonderful job last year, so looking forward to this year.
Video from 2017: Ashley Brown (original Mary Poppins on Broadway) and Josh Strickland (original Tarzan on Broadway), performed favorites from Disney Broadway shows.
If you’d like priority seating for one of these performances, Dining Packages are available for booking at select Epcot restaurants (listed below). Reservations can be made by calling (407) WDW-DINE*.
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall: Breakfast: Adult $60.00 / Child $62.00 Lunch: Adult: $70.00 / Child $42.00 Dinner: Adult: $70.00 / Child $42.00
Biergarten: Lunch: Adult: $44.00 / Child $25.00 Dinner: Adult: $51.00 / Child $29.00
Coral Reef Restaurant: Lunch: Adult: $66.00 / Child $22.00 Dinner: Adult: $66.00 / Child $22.00
Rose and Crown: Lunch: Adult: $57.00 / Child $21.00 Dinner: Adult: $57.00 / Child $21.00
The Garden Grill: Breakfast: Adult $43.00 / Child $27.00 Lunch: Adult: $57.00 / Child $36.00 Dinner: Adult: $57.00 / Child $36.00
*Tip: When calling, ask for the (name of the restaurant) Festival of the Arts (meal period, breakfast, lunch or dinner) package.
Along with all the great art and performances found around the lagoon of the World Showcase, you will find Food Studios…that will take you on a culinary and art adventure.
FOOD STUDIOS Details:
- World Showcase, Epcot
- Daily from January 12 to February 19, 2018
- Food studios open from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
- Epcot admission required
- Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older
- Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice
Please note: the following menu items marked with (GF) are gluten/wheat-friendly and those with (V) are vegetarian.
Here is an album with the menus and offerings from 2017 season,