From Chalk Art to Broadway Shows — All the EPCOT Festival of the Arts Entertainment

By admin Jan 13, 2024

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EPCOT Festival of the Arts

The 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts has begun, and we’ve been bringing you all of the reviews from the Food Studios around the park. But, there is way more to do at the Festival of the Arts than just eat colorful food — there are tons of entertainment options to explore! Come check out every bit of entertainment you can experience at the festival this year.

Disney on Broadway Concert Series

Disney on Broadway is returning this year at the American Gardens Theater! You can catch these shows three times daily. This year’s full lineup is as follows:

  • Caissie Levy and Patti Murin (Frozen): Jan. 12, 14, 15, 18, 20, 22, 23
  • Heidi Blickenstaff (Freaky Friday and The Little Mermaid) and Gavin Lee (Mary Poppins and Beauty and the Beast): Jan. 13, 16, 17, 19, 21, 24
  • Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins and Beauty and the Beast) and L. Steven Taylor (The Lion King): Jan. 26, 28 and 29; Feb. 1, 3, 5 and 6
  • Kissy Simmons (The Lion King) and Josh Strickland (Tarzan): Jan. 27, 30, 31; Feb. 2, 4, 7 and 8
  • Mandy Gonzalez (Aida) and Michael James Scott (Aladdin and Tarzan): Feb. 9, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19
  • Bradley Gibson (Hercules and The Lion King) and Shoba Narayan (Aladdin): Feb. 10, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19

Disney on Broadway

Don’t forget to check out the Dining Packages for this series. They open on December 19th and include the following restaurants:

  • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
  • Biergarten Restaurant
  • Coral Reef Restaurant
  • Garden Grill Restaurant
  • Rose & Crown Dining Room
  • Le Cellier
  • Spice Road Table
  • Regal Eagle Smokehouse (same-day, in-person walk-up packages only)

Caissie Levy and Patti Murin

If you’re a Broadway fan, you don’t want to miss these shows!

Other Live Entertainment

The Showcase Plaza will also feature a variety of performances daily such as live music, live painting, and the acrobatics of Art Defying Gravity.

Art Defying Gravity 2022

We also spotted some bands out in the World Showcase Pavilions, including one in Germany!

Performers in Germany

You can usually find bands performing around the various countries, but sometimes they switch things up with the performance schedule for different festivals.

Interactive Experiences

Disney on Broadway isn’t the only fun thing happening at the American Garden Theater. Learn how to draw a Disney character at the Animation Academy at 12:30PM and 1:30PM daily.

Animation Academy from 2022

Looking for something a little more collaborative? The Expression Section: A Paint by Numbers Mural is returning this year, so stop by, grab a small sample of paint, and help create a giant work of art!

Interactive Mural Painting

On the bridge to the World Showcase, kids can also play Picasso at the Kid’s Chalk Art event, happening from 11AM through 5PM every day of the festival.

Your kids can be the artists during the specific hours each day!

Lastly, make sure you check out the magic shots PhotoPass offers and photo ops throughout the park. We’ll keep bringing you all the tips and tricks from the festival, so stay tuned to DFB for more!

The DFB-Exclusive 2024 EPCOT Festival of the Arts Map Is HERE!


DFB’s guide to the Festival of the Arts details everything you need to know to maximize your time, budget and stomach space! Know what’s worth it and what to skip with our full-photo menus of each booth, complete with DFB’s Best of the Fest.

It includes all the must-have information for navigating this colorful festival at Disney World, including:

  • 🍭 Booth & food photos, maps, and crawls with DFB’s exclusive recommendations!
  • 🖌 The COMPLETE schedule of events (so you don’t have to go hunting for all the dates!)
  • 🎨 All the details on special events, artist meet-n-greets, festival exclusive merchandise, and more!

What is your favorite entertainment at the International Festival of the Arts? Let us know in the comments below!

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