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“Soulful” Celebrations in Walt Disney World Beginning in February

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Several new “Soulful” experiences are coming our way in February at Walt Disney World Resort! Several new offerings will honor Black heritage and culture through music, food, art, and more! Check out all of the details on what’s to come!

Epcot

Beginning Monday, February 1, The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure will debut at Epcot. Inside American Adventure, Guests can visit this new exhibit featuring Joe Gardner from “Soul.”

The exhibit showcases historical artifacts from famous jazz musicians. Here you’ll learn everything about the history of jazz, including jazz music of today!

The exhibit will continue beyond the end of February and is sure to be a musical delight!

Disney Springs

Disney Springs will offer jazz inspired performances, new art displays, special food menus, and much, much more as we celebrate “Soulfully!”

There will be four new art displays inspired by Disney and Pixar’s “Soul.” All four displays were created by emerging black artists Bee Harris, Bianca Pastel, Arrington Porter, and Cory Van Lew.

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The work reflects each of the artists interpretation of the film “Soul.”

There will also be musical performances three evenings a week!

You can catch “Motown Mondays, Jazz Thursdays, or Smooth Sundays,” all with musicians playing music to soothe your “soul.”

Amorette’s Patisserie will be offering treats inspired by “Soul” and “The Princess and the Frog,” so you’ll definitely want to check that out!

Free Beignets for Annual Passholders!

Several retail locations will also be spotlighting products from Black designers and artisits.

Disney Resort Hotels

Select Disney Resort Hotels will be in on the fun too! As part of the “Movies Under the Stars” program, films will be shown that celebrate Black culture, such as “The Princess and the Frog.”

Movies Under the Stars are complimentary offerings available for Guests of Disney Resort hotels.

Which of the “Soulful” celebration experiences will you be checking out? Let us know on Kenny the Pirate’s Facebook page, or join our crew and continue the discussion!




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