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The 24th Annual Epcot International
Food and Wine Festival

August 29 to November 23, 2019

Epcot's Food and Wine Festival
Epcot Food & Wine Festival Information
Epcot Food & Wine Festival Overview
Celebrating its 24th year, the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will be held from August 29 to November 23, 2019 – a record 87 days and the longest Festival in the park's history. Your Epcot admission is all that's needed to participate in this popular event!

The Festival Welcome Center features a Wine Shop where you can purchase your favorite selection as well as other event souvenirs.

There will be more than 30 global marketplaces in 2018 featuring food, wine, and beer. The appetizer-sized portions typically range in price from $4.00 - $8.00 and provide the perfect opportunity to try traditional cuisine from around the world. Many items are available for a snack credit on the Disney Dining Plan.

The International Food and Wine Festival will play host to seminars, tasting events, and sumptuous meals overseen by top Disney Chefs as well as renowned guest Chefs.

All celebrity guests, dining events, seminars, and demonstrations are subject to change at any time and without notice.

2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Highlights
New additions in 2018 include a new Character Dance Party, a Mimosa Bar, new Food & Beverage Pairings, Sunday Brunch with the Chef, a Junior Chef Kitchen, and more!

Special dining events can be booked now by calling (407) WDW-FEST. All bookings are non-transferable and non-refundable.
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Tip: Purchase a Food & Wine Festival [Disney] gift card to pay your way around the Festival. It's much easier than trying to dig for cash or credit cards as you go from location to location. With a $250 activation, you’ll receive a specially themed lanyard and carrying sleeve (pictured above). These cards can also be used at select Disney destinations nationwide. For a complete list of participating locations or terms and conditions, please visit DisneyGiftCard.com.

2018 Food and Wine Festival Map


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2018 Food & Wine Festival Global Marketplaces
Click the titles below to see the full menus including prices for each of the items in all the Global Marketplaces.


TIP: Pick up your free Marketplace Discovery Passport when you enter the park then circle the items and locations that you definitely want to try. It will help you pace yourself so you don't fill up at the first few stands. Be sure to place your stickers in the appropriate spots once you've tried the item.



Additional Festival Locations
Visit these outstanding food and beverage destinations for gourmet tastes on the go.

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2018 Food & Wine Festival Merchandise

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Here’s a peek at the 2018 themes and collections:


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2018 Food & Wine Festival Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is located in Future World East to the left of Mission: SPACE. Open daily from 9:00 a.m. - park close. At the Festival Center, stop by the Information Desk from 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. to get any of your Food & Wine Festival questions answered. Shop, dine, and check out must-see events - from book signings to complimentary talks.

  • Merchandise Shops -
    • Pick up Festival logo merchandise at the Stockpot Shop, such as pins, shirts, hats, aprons, kitchenware and artwork. 
    • At the Festival Center Wine Shop, browse through hundreds of wines that have been showcased at the Festival. 

  • The Chocolate Experience: From Bean to the Bar - Guests will be immersed in the sights, smells, and flavors of chocolate.

  • New! Festival Center Stage Presented by Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company - Here, guests can learn how coffee beans are harvested, roasted, and arrive in your morning cup. Select coffees from Joffrey's Specialty Disney Coffee Collection, including Disney French Bistro, Disney Peru Alto Mayo and Disney Mickey's 90th Anniversary Blend will also be available for purchase.

  • 2018 Wine/Beverage seminars: Held daily throughout the Festival, guests can learn tips from a wine or beverage expert and sample the selections at these seminars. Monday through Thursday - 11:15 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Friday and select Saturdays - 11:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., and Sundays at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $17 per person plus tax. Call (407) WDW-FEST to book.

  • 2018 Culinary Demonstrations: These 45-minute demonstrations will give you tips and samples from chefs and beverage professionals. Monday - Saturday at 12:30 p.m with just a couple thrown in at 2:30 p.m. Cost is $17 per person, plus tax. Call (407) WDW-FEST to book.

  • 2018 Food & Beverage Pairings: Celebrate the marriage of regional wines and beers as paired with accompanying cusines during these 45-minute sessions that take place on the Festival Center Stage Friday through Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

  • 2019 Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! Seminars: Hands-on workshops that let you rub shoulders with visiting chefs like Allen Susser, bakers such as Bronwen Weber, mixologists and other pros. Select Mondays and Thursdays through November 14.

  • New! Junior Chef Kitchen presented by Krusteaz®: The youngest chefs can learn and create culinary works of art like candy sushi under the guidance of a Disney Chef. Select Sundays at 11:00 a.m. at the Festival Center Spotlight Stage.


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    Children ages 4-10 can make, decorate, and sample their own pancake creations using fun recipes. Participants will also receive their own chef hat, apron, and certificate of completion. Children wishing to participate in the complimentary Junior Chef Kitchen must register at the Festival Center the day before or the morning of the experience. Availability is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This experience is complimentary with valid theme park admission.


  • Back to Basics: Pick up tips from the pros to make your next dinner party a success. Festival Welcome Center, Spotlight Stage. Friday - Sunday at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m.

  • 2018 Cheese Seminars at the Festival Center: Learn about cheese from experts and other industry professionals. The featured cheese will be paired with selected wines and introduced by a knowledgeable wine representative. Select Saturdays from 9:45-11:15 a.m. $89 per guest plus tax; gratuity included.

    • Mediterranean Cheeses and Wines
      Hosted by Max McCalman 
      September 15, 2018 
      Taste amazing wines and cheeses deeply rooted in ancient Mediterranean diets as well as culture.
    • French Cheeses and Wines
      Hosted by Tonda Corrente 
      September 22, 2018 
      Savor a classic assiette de fromage accompanied by a variety of elegant French wines famous around the world.
    • Italian Cheeses and Wines
      Hosted by Max McCalman 
      September 29, 2018 
      Enjoy Italian vini and formaggi pairings that provide a delicious glimpse into the country’s noble yet rustic lifestyle.
    • The Great Cheeses and Wines of the United States
      Hosted by David Gremmels 
      October 6, 2018 
      Summon your inner wine and cheese connoisseur with some of the finest selections produced in America.
    • Great British Cheeses and Ales
      Hosted by Max McCalman 
      October 13, 2018 
      Learn how traditional British cheeses and ales pair in perfect harmony, something loyal fans have known for decades.
    • Old World Classic Cheeses and Wines
      Hosted by Erin Hedley 
      October 20, 2018 
      Experience delightfully unique pairings of Europe’s most acclaimed wines and cheeses from various regions across the continent.
    • Season’s Best Cheeses and Wines
      Hosted by Max McCalman 
      November 10, 2018 
      Sample top seasonal cheeses, both domestic and imported, for a pièce-de-résistance pairing that closes the Festival on a highly delectable note!
  • Book Signings and Meet & Greets: Meet authors and other personalities speaking at the Festival. There will be the opportunity for you to get your purchased books and merchandise items autographed. Check the Times Guide or visit the Festival Center Information Desk for the day's schedule.

  • Bottle Signings: Meet the winemakers and get your purchased bottle of wine autographed. Check the Times Guide or visit the Festival Center Information Desk for the day's schedule.
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    Eat to the Beat Concert Series - 2019

    Epcot Food and Wine Festival

    As with all Disney events, themed entertainment is part of the festivities. Visitors to the Food and Wine Festival can “Eat to the Beat!”

    The following line-up of performers is scheduled for the 2019 "Eat to the Beat" Concert Series (Those in red are NEW for 2019!):

     

    08/29 - 08/31 - Plain White T's

    09/01 - 09/02 - Sawyer Brown

    09/03 - 09/04 - MercyMe

    09/05 - 09/06 - Grace Kelly

    09/07 - 09/08 - Zach Williams

    09/09 - 09/10 - Lauren Daigle

    09/11 - 09/12 - Jimmie Allen

    09/13 - 09/15 - TBD

    09/16 - 09/17 - The Allman Betts Band

    09/18 - 09/19 - Everclear

    09/20 - 09/22 - STARSHIP w/Mickey Thomas

    09/23 - 09/24 - Post Modern Jukebox

    09/25 - 09/26 - Blue October

    09/27 - 09/29 - Mark Wills

    09/30 - 10/02 - Sugar Ray

    10/03 - 10/04 - TBD

    10/05 - 10/06 - TBD

    10/07 - 10/09 - TBD

    10/10 - 10/11 - Boyce Avenue

    10/12 - 10/13 - Southern Avenue

    10/14 - 10/15 - TBD

    10/16 - 10/17 - 38 Special

    10/18 - 10/20 - Baha Men

    10/21 - 10/22 - Billy Ocean

    10/23 - 10/25 - Sheila E

    10/26 - 10/27 - High Valley

    10/28 - 10/30 - Hanson

    10/31 - 11/01 - Sheena Easton

    11/02 - 11/03 - Kris Allen

    11/04 - 11/06 - Boyz II Men

    11/07 - 11/08 - The Hooters

    11/09 - 11/11 - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
    11/12 - 11/18 - TBD
    11/19 - D’Capella


    Performances take place Sundays through Thursdays at 5:30, 6:45, and 8:00 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays at 6:30, 7:45, and 9:00 p.m. at the America Gardens Theater.

     

    Eat to the Beat Concert Series Dining Packages - 2019

    Dining packages are available and will guarantee you reserved seating for the concerts. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner packages are offered and there are 14 different restaurants participating for 2019. Prices do vary by restaurant and meal service, but start at $46.00 for lunch (includes appetizer, entree, dessert, and drink). Dining reservation start times must be at least 2.5 hours prior to the Eat to the Beat concert showtime.

    Biergarten Restaurant
    Germany Pavilion
    Lunch: $55 for adults; $31 for kids
    Dinner: $55 for adults; $31 for kids

    Chefs de France
    France Pavilion
    Lunch: $60.99 for adults; $16.99 for kids
    Dinner: $69.99 for adults; $21.99 for kids

    Coral Reef Restaurant
    The Seas Pavilion
    Lunch: $69 for adults; $22 for kids
    Dinner: $69 for adults; $22 for kids

    The Garden Grill Restaurant

    The Land Pavilion
    Breakfast: $49 for adults; $30 for kids
    Lunch: $63 for adults; $38 for kids
    Dinner: $63 for adults; $38 for kids

    La Hacienda de San Angel
    Mexico Pavilion
    Dinner: $82 for adults; $23 for kids

    Nine Dragons Restaurant
    China Pavilion
    Lunch: $52 for adults; $16.99 for kids
    Dinner: $59.95 for adults; $18.50 for kids

    Restaurant Marrakesh
    Morocco Pavilion
    Lunch: $52 for adults; $19 for kids
    Dinner: $63 for adults; $19 for kids
    Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room
    United Kingdom Pavilion
    Lunch: $57 for adults; $22 for kids
    Dinner: $57 for adults; $22 for kids

    San Angel Inn Restaurante
    Mexico Pavilion
    Lunch: $60 for adults; $20 for kids
    Dinner: $75 for adults; $23 for kids

    Spice Road Table
    Morocco Pavilion
    Lunch: $52 for adults; $19 for kids
    Dinner: $63 for adults; $19 for kids

    Teppan Edo
    Japan Pavilion
    Lunch: $68 for adults; $19.25 for kids
    Dinner: $78 for adults; $22 for kids

    Tokyo Dining
    Japan Pavilion
    Lunch: $68 for adults; $19.25 for kids
    Dinner: $78 for adults; $22 for kids

    Tutto Italia Ristorante
    Italy Pavilion
    Lunch: $64 for adults; $22 for kids
    Dinner: $70 for adults; $25 for kids

    Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria
    Italy Pavilion
    Lunch: $54 for adults; $20 for kids
    Dinner: $57 for adults; $24 for kids

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    Dining Experiences

    *All prices are listed with gratuity, but without tax. Theme park admission is required for all events that take place at locations within a park.
    Call (407) WDW-FEST to book or check epcotfoodfestival.com to book select events.


    2019 Party for the Senses will take place on select Saturdays from 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. in the World ShowPlace Events pavilion. This elegant, dance-filled party will include gourmet tastings of champagne, wine, craft beers and specialty cocktails, all paired with food.

    2019 Dates

    Each event has two seating options:

    Category #1: Wine View Lounge

    For Wine View Lounge reservations (beginning May 15), call (407) 939-3378. Disney Vacation Club Members may call Member Services at (800) 800-9800.

    Category #2: Reserved Seating

    For Reserved Seating reservations (beginning May 15), guests can book online by using the Check Availability tool or call (407) 939-3378. Disney Vacation Club Members may book online or call Member Services at (800) 800-9800.


    2019 Sunday Brunch with the Chef - Sunday Brunch with the Chef, hosted by celebrity chefs such as Cat Cora, Andrew Zimmern, Buddy Valastro and others. (Select Sundays through Nov. 17)


    2018 Signature Dinners - Each festival event offers an exclusive, immersive, and tasty dining experience at a World Showcase restaurant.

     

    Get a sneak peek below and find all of the Epcot Signature Dinner Event dates, additional details, and prices by clicking above. Call (407) WDW-FEST to book or check epcotfoodfestival.com to book select events.

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    2017 Food & Wine Festival by the Numbers

     

    2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival by the Numbers:

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