EPCOT® International Festival of the Arts is an annual event that celebrates the culinary arts, visual arts, and performing arts from around the world. One of the highlights of the festival is the wide variety of delicious food and beverages that are available for guests to enjoy. Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, a savory dish, or a refreshing drink, there’s something for everyone at the festival. Staying with Casiola vacation homes when visiting the EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023 is a great option as it offers a wide range of vacation rental properties that are located in close proximity to EPCOT.
Deconstructed BLT at The Destructed Dish (near Port of Entry)
One of the most popular food items at the EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023 is the “Deconstructed BLT” sandwich. This dish features pork belly, soft-poached egg, onion bread pudding, watercress espuma, and tomato jam. The flavors of the pork belly and tomato jam come together perfectly in this dish and make it a must-try for anyone who loves pork belly.
Red Wine-braised Beef Short Rib at Pastoral Palate (Germany)
Another popular food item at the festival is the “Red Wine-braised Beef Short Rib.” This dish features a rich and creamy parsnip purée, broccolini, with a variety of baby tomatoes all nestled in aged balsamic. The flavors of the beef and the aged balsamic make this dish stand out among all the other options.
Carne Asada at El Artista Hambriento (Mexico)
If you’re in the mood for something a little more savory, the “Carne Asada” is a great option. This dish features a juicy, perfectly cooked Chipotle-marinated beef sirloin, served with a sweet potato purée, and crispy-fried onions. It’s a classic dish that never gets old and will be loved by meat lovers and one of the new dishes at El Artista Hambriento in the Mexico pavilion.
Frozen French Martini at L’Art de la Cuisine Francaise (France)
For those looking for a refreshing drink, the “Frozen French Martini” at L’Art de la Cuisine Francaise in the France pavilion is a great option. This drink is a blend of Grey Goose Vodka, vodka, chambord liqueur, pineapple, orange, and grape juices with lemon-lime foam, creating a perfectly balanced sweet and tangy drink, which is perfect to enjoy while strolling the festival. There are also non-alcoholic options like the “Amber Frost” at World Discovery (near mission: Space) which is a delicious blend of frozen lemon ice, a splash of Minute Maid Premium Lemonade, blood orange, and orange popping boba pearls.
Food & wine pairing options
In addition to these popular food items, there are many other delicious options to choose from at the festival. Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, a savory dish, or a refreshing drink, you’re sure to find something that you’ll love. The festival also features a variety of food and wine pairings, where you can sample delicious food items along with a carefully curated selection of wines. This is a great opportunity to experience the art of pairing different flavors and textures, and to learn more about the wine-making process.
Finally, guess who has returned? FIGMENT IS BACK! The EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023 is becoming more imaginative, with Figment’s Inspiration Station at the Odyssey: Art, Food, and Little Sparks of Magic. Not only that, but you can bring Figment home with you with the brand-new Fruity Fig Bar Figment Disney Munchling. This limited-edition Disney Munchling has the sweet smell of berries and can be found at the festival’s merchandise locations.
The festival also features several food-related events, such as cooking demonstrations, where you can learn from some of the best chefs in the world. These demonstrations are a great way to get inspired and pick up new cooking tips and tricks. In addition, there are also workshops and classes where you can learn how to make different types of bread, pastries, and other delicious treats.
The EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023 is a fantastic event that celebrates the culinary arts, visual arts, and performing arts from around the world. The wide variety of delicious food and beverages that are available at the festival is a highlight of the event. Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet treat, a savory dish, or a refreshing drink, there’s something for everyone at the festival. The food and wine pairings, cooking demonstrations and other food-related events at the festival make it a truly unique and enjoyable experience for all.
The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine
The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine is a popular event that takes place during the EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023. Take a walk on the sweet side as you eat your way through EPCOT®. Set out on a tasty journey around EPCOT®, complete with seven vibrant dishes and one technicolor treat to enjoy at the end. Use your Festival Passport as a guide to find specially marked menu items, then keep track of your progress by collecting a stamp after each purchase. Bring your stamped Festival Passport to the Deco Delights food studio once you’ve enjoyed at least 5 of the 7 dishes and collected the corresponding stamps to receive a complimentary Artist Palette Cookie.
Stay with Casiola Orlando and be close to all the fun
Staying with Casiola Orlando when visiting The EPCOT® Festival of the Arts 2023 is a great option for several reasons. Casiola offers a wide range of vacation rental properties that are located close to EPCOT®. This means that you can easily walk or take a short drive to the park, without having to worry about parking or transportation. The vacation rental properties are spacious, comfortable, and well-equipped, providing you with all the amenities you need to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. This includes fully equipped kitchens, comfortable bedrooms, and private outdoor spaces. The rental properties are designed to accommodate a larger number of guests, which means you can enjoy the festival together without having to book multiple hotel rooms. Discover our wide range of properties to choose from.
Newly Updated, Lakeview Condo w/ Private Balcony!
Condo - Windsor Hills Resort - OrlandoIf you're thinking of taking a family vacation to Disney, this is the unit you want to stay in! This newly decorated 3BD/2BA lake view condo located in Kissimmee offers luxury and relaxation all wrapped in one! The fresh and peaceful vibe that the living room offers creates the ultimate space for relaxation! A 55" Smart TV provides you and your family the ability to access all of your favorite TV shows and movies for a night in to kick back and relax! The fully equipped kitchen offers brand new stainless steel appliances and everything you need to cook up your favorite delicious meals! The dining room table offers seating for 6 and plenty of space for the entire family to enjoy a home cooked meal together! This beautiful condo includes 3 bedrooms, each offering stunning lake views! -The master bedroom offers a king size bed with a 40" Smart TV to enjoy your favorite show or flick before you turn in for the night! -The second bedroom offers a king size bed as well as a 40" Smart TV. -And last but certainly not least, the Disney themed twin room offers a 32" TV and offers kids the perfect space to enjoy their Disney vacation! Enjoy the beautiful lake view with a cup of coffee or night cap from your private balcony! This unit also includes a full size washer and dryer to offer you the ability to pack light for your Disney destination! Located in Windsor Hills Resort, you will have access to a wide array of amenities, including: Swimming Pool, Hot Tub, Water Park, Fitness Center, Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Ping Pong, Recreation Park, Game Room, DVD Rentals, Movie Theatre, ATM, Cyber Café, and more! Book your stay today!
Pool * BBQ * Games * FREE Waterpark * No rear neighbors!
House - Solterra Resort - OrlandoIf you’re after ease, comfort, lavishness, and luxury... look no further than this gorgeous property! As a guest of Solterra Resort, you'll have access to all amenities, including: -5,600 Square Foot Clubhouse -Fitness Center -Pool w/Water Slide + Lazy River -Pool-Side Lounge w/Outdoor Fireplace -Poolside Cabanas -Café Sol Bar and Grill -Play Zone -Tennis Courts -And more! THE SPACE: This stunning home boasts a sleek yet open concept. The kitchen offers a unique, commodious layout, featuring gorgeous granite countertops, pristine cabinetry, and several stainless-steel appliances. In addition, the kitchen island accompanied by 4 ultra-chic bar stools serves as a fun and festive breakfast bar option. Just a few feet away from the kitchen is the banquet area, staged with six high back dining chairs, beautiful wall art, and plenty of natural sunlight - a perfect backdrop for every meal. The family room is effortlessly classy! This space features a leather, wraparound sectional (and built-in chaise lounge), area rug with oceanic undertones, and wall-mounted flat-screen television, complete with a beach-house fashioned entertainment center. Throughout this home you will find six bedrooms, each with their own unique style and charm. Bedroom #1 and #2 are conveniently located on the first floor. Bedroom #1 showcases a king size bed with a sleek headboard and matching night table and dresser appointments. Additional guest sitting spaces are presented in midcentury modern style. - The private en-suite is almost too good to be true! Inside awaits a walk-in shower and relaxing soaker tub. Bedroom #2 presents a queen size bed and, following in its predecessor’s footsteps, several trappings which include a matching night table, dresser, and additional guest sitting space. This boudoir offers a cozier private bath, complete with a walk-in shower. Before we head upstairs to explore Bedrooms #3 – #6, let's explore the den! Here, you’ll find an ultra-wide sectional, wall-mounted flat-screen television, and a versatile gaming table, guaranteed to pack hours of fun into your vacation! Bedroom #3 features a queen size bed with shiplap headboard as well as a private bathroom! From the nautical color scheme to the seafaring artifacts and artwork, this room is perfect for ocean lovers! Bedroom #4 is spacious and elegant, featuring a king size bed with a stately headboard, accompanied by pristine, white night tables and dresser. The walls are decorated with sophisticated artwork and the windows with floral print sheers. The private bathroom is both spacious and luxurious, complete with a double vanity and sliding glass shower. Bedroom #5 is perfect for dinosaur lovers! Featuring two twin size beds, a Jurassic motif, and dinosaur wall decals, this room is sure to impress even the most adventurous members of your family. Bedroom #6 also contains 2 twin beds and features a magical, iconic mouse. Your little ones will absolutely love the fun and interactive comic strip accent wall. Now it's time to head outside to enjoy the FL sun in the private screened-in lanai, complete with cozy patio furniture, a deluxe outdoor dining table, poolside lounge wear, and your very own spa and pool. You can even turn your spa into a hot tub by adding an optional pool and spa heat package for only $35/day + tax. **We recommend adding this option to your reservation between the months of November and April.** This home's location offers easy access to Interstate 4, so you can be at Walt Disney World in less than 20 minutes and Universal Studios and SeaWorld in 30 minutes. Plus, there are tons of dining options, retail stores and two grocery stores just five minutes away.
Hot tub * FREE BBQ * 5 mi to Disney!
Townhome - Summerville Resort - OrlandoEach of the bedrooms has its own bathroom, making this a great option for several couples or a group of friends traveling together. You’ll love the high-end finishes plus at-home features like free WiFi and flat-screen TVs in all the bedrooms. High ceilings welcome you into the main living space, where the kitchen, dining room, and living room all flow together, creating a space made for entertaining. Pretty and practical, the stunning kitchen boasts granite counters, stainless appliances, and a showpiece marble center island with seating for four. The dining area is anchored by an eclectic wood accent wall and a contemporary table that seats eight. It’s mid-century modern with a funky twist in the living room, where you can relax and unwind in front of the large flat-screen TV. A sleek silver couch and two posh green velvet chairs provide plenty of seating. Out on the brick paver patio, let the warm waters of the hot tub lull you into full relaxation mode. Enjoy the gorgeous year-round Florida weather while you grill out in the outdoor kitchen with a gas grill and bar sink. There’s also a patio table for dining al fresco. Down on the first floor, the first bedroom’s minimalist style beckons you to a good night’s sleep in the king bed. The en-suite bathroom pampers with a vessel sink and wood-like tile in the shower. The perfect combination of masculine and feminine, the second bedroom is adorned with muted grays and silvers, accented by pops of pink. It even has its own mini wine fridge for a bedtime glass of vino and a king bed. Its en-suite bathroom features double sinks and a tub/shower combination. Vivid fuchsia-patterned comforters decorate the third bedroom’s full and twin beds. This en-suite bathroom comes with a tub/shower combination. The fourth bedroom is versatile, and appealing to all ages with a twin-over-full bunk bed and cool Avatar mural. Like the other bedrooms, this one also has an en-suite bathroom, this one with a walk-in shower. Easily stock up on groceries and other essentials at the Walmart Supercenter just one mile from the Summerville resort. When you don’t feel like cooking, several dining options are less than five minutes away, including Wayback Burgers, IHOP, and Black Angus Steakhouse. You’re also less than five miles from Mickey Mouse’s doorstep, with all the Disney parks easily accessible from the resort. The resort has its own incredible amenities including a pool, clubhouse, children's area, playground, and fitness center.
Newly Built 6BR Home w/Private Pool, 15min to Disney! *FREE Resort/ Water Park*
House - Solterra Resort - OrlandoFashionable and refined, this 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath home in the luxurious Solterra Resort is the PERFECT Orlando vacation spot! As a guest of Solterra Resort, you'll have access to all amenities, including: -5,600 Square Foot Clubhouse -Fitness Center -Pool w/Water Slide + Lazy River -Pool-Side Lounge w/Outdoor Fireplace -Poolside Cabanas -Café Sol Bar and Grill -Play Zone -Tennis Courts -And more! THE SPACE: The kitchen features stainless-steel appliances, quartz countertops, and elegant pendant lighting. Breaking bread will bring the entire family together, especially when served upon the kitchen island or dining table, each set for four. Just a few steps away is where timeless taste meets modern chic! Gorgeous furnishings adorn this open concept, while fine touches of elegance set the stage, such as modern art, graceful throw pillows, decorative window treatments, and one absolutely breathtaking area rug. Ascend to the loft where a deluxe sectional, wall-mounted flat-screen TV, a flawless billiards table, and a plethora of critically acclaimed film posters greet you upon your arrival, making this the perfect place to host a movie night for those blockbuster-buffs in your family. Conveniently located on the first floor is the master bedroom, featuring a king size bed and its own private en suite, complete with a double vanity, stall glass shower and a soaker tub. In addition, sleek fittings and stylish fixtures turn this boudoir into a true sanctuary. The following bedroom also features a king size bed and private en suite. However, its exotic designs, fashionable adornments, and cool palette make this chamber reserved only for the most fashionable of guests. A magnificent geometric patterned accent wall sets this next bedroom apart from the rest. In contrast, you will be delighted to find a snowy white dresser, matching nightstands that glisten and gleam, and an immaculate king size bed. Calling all witches and wizards, you don’t need to wait for your acceptance letter to fly straight into this enchantingly charming room. Rustic lamp-lit beds provide a place for the boarding school’s best and brightest to rest their heads, as 9 ¾ brick wallpaper casts a spell over this entire magical dormitory. Meeska mooska, there is nothing "minnie" about this room! Festooned with imprints of the maestro and peppered with posters of the leader of the club, this colorful two bed character-clad chamber cannot wait to see ya real soon! Finally, enter a bedroom that has been expertly designed. This space features a luxurious queen-size bed, complete with twin nightstands, a large dresser, and a wall-mounted flat-screen TV. Step outside onto your very own private screened-in lanai and slip into a midnight swim or soak up the sun! You can even turn your spa into a hot tub by adding an optional pool and spa heat package for only $35/day + tax. **We recommend adding this option to your reservation between the months of November and April.** This home's location offers easy access to Interstate 4, so you can be at Walt Disney World in less than 20 minutes and Universal Studios and SeaWorld in 30 minutes. Plus, there are tons of dining options, retail stores and two grocery stores just five minutes away.
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