22nd Annual Disney Event

Disney’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival is celebrating it’s 22nd year and we can’t wait to see what is in store for us.   Each year the festival offers us more entertainment and dining options.  One of Disney’s most popular events will run from August 31st through to November the 13th, a staggering 75 days long!

Very Brief Rundown

The event offers:

  • Wecome Center
  • Marketplaces
  • Signature Dining
  • Eat to the Beat Concert Series
  • Word Showcase Live Entertainment
  • Numerous Dining Experiences


Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is located in Future World East and is open to guests daily from 9:00 a.m. until 7:30 p.m..  The welcome center is available for guests to purchase gift cards to pay for their purchases at the marketplaces.  The Welcome Center is also home to many seminars and demonstrations.


The marketplaces offer food and beverages from the country in which they are located.  Prices usually range form around $ 4.00 – $ 8.00 and are almost like tapas sized portions.  There are 35 marketplaces to choose form this year.  Five of these are new to the Food and Wine Festival.

Signature Dining

Signature Dining consists of a meal accompanied by wine pairing.  Each offering will come with a host chef and a representative of one of the hosting wineries attending the festival this year.

Eat To The Beat Concert Series

Eat To the Beat Concert Series is an event that accompanies the Food and Wine Festival.  The nightly performances include pop, rock and new wave music.  Located at the America Gardens Theater twice daily at 6:45 p.m.and 8:00 p.m.  Dining packages can be purchased starting at $ 34.99 which will include reserved seating and a three course lunch.

World Showcase Live Entertainment

Live bands will be again playing at The Mill Theatre in the Canadian Pavilion.

Dining Experiences

There are a huge array of dining experiences available including:

  • Food and Beverage Pairings
  • Brunch with a Celebrity Chef
  • Resort Dining
  • Party For The Senses

We will have much more news, prices and menus all coming up over the next couple of weeks!  We don’t want to overload you with all the information on one blog!  The Food and Wine Festival is too big for that!