Disneyland Events

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

After several years away, the Food & Wine Festival has returned!

Weekends April 1 - May 1, 2016

Experience the best of California cuisine as the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival returns.

Enjoy culinary demonstrations, celebrity chef appearances, beverage seminars and special festival-inpsired food items.

Festival Highlights

 

Festival Marketplace
Enjoy the best of California cuisine.

Culinary Demonstrations

Learn from some of the best chefs in the industry.



Beverage Seminars

Learn more about wine, beer and spirits from some of the experts in the industry.

Celebrity Kitchen
See some of the biggest names in the culinary world!

Beyond the Kitchen: Lifestyle Seminars
Celebrate spring with gardening and horticulture seminars.

 

Festival Marketplace

The Festival Marketplace will offer eight themed booths celebrating California.

 

LAstyle

 

The Vineyard

 

Wine Country

 

Viva Fresca!

 

Gold Rush

 

The Brewhouse

 

The Farm

 

By The Bay

 

Several eateries around California Adventure will also get in on the fun with special menu items.

 

Carthay Circle Restaurant

 

Carthay Circle Lounge

 

Pacific Wharf Cafe

 

Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill

 

Lucky Fortune Cookery

 

Wine Country Trattoria

 

Mendocina Terrace & Sonoma Terrace

 

Hollywood Backlot Bars

 

Complimentary Events

 

Culinary Demonstrations will take place on the Backlot Stage in Hollywood Land throughout the day.  Each presentation lasts 30 minutes and will feature some of the best chefs in the industry, including some from the Disneyland Resort.

Beyond the Kitchen: Lifestyle Seminars will be held in Hollywood land and will cover gardening, horticulture and health & wellness.

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Premium Experiences


Celebrity Kitchen

Meet and learn from some of your favorite celebrity chefs!

Location: Stage 17, Hollywood Land

Cost: $99 plus tax and gratuity (Annual Passholder VIP Experience $149)

Booking is now available!

 

04/02/16

1:00pm, 5:00pm

Robert Irvine (Restaurant: Impossible)

 

04/09/16

1:00pm

Andrew Sutton (Napa Rose, Carthay Circle Restaurant)

 

04/09/16

5:00pm

Guy Fieri (Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives)

 

04/16/16

1:00pm

A Conversation with Kurt Russell (Disney Legend & winemaker)

 

04/16/16

5:00pm

Keegan Gerhard (Food Network Challenge) &

Hayden Wood (Flair Bartender)

 

04/23/16

1:00pm &, 5:00pm

G. Garvin (Road Trip with G. Garvin)

 

04/30/16

1:00pm & 5:00pm

Graham Elliot (MasterChef)


Seminars and Demonstrations

Beverage Seminars

Learn about wine, beer and spirits from the winemakers and brewers themselves.

Location: Sonoma Terrace, Pacific Wharf

Cost: $15

Booking is now available!

 

04/01/16

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Silverado Vineyards - Jonathan Emmerich, Winemaker

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Hill Family Estate - Ryan Hill

6:00pm Spirits Seminar: 619 Vodka - Nick Apostolopoulos

 

04/02/16

12:00pm Beer Seminar: Stone Brewing

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Hill Family Estate - Ryan Hill

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Silverado Vineyards - Jonathan Emmerich, Winemaker

6:00pm Spirits Seminar: Henebery Whiskey - Jesse Fanning

 

04/03/16

12:00pm Beer Seminar: Stone Brewing

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Silverado Vineyards - Jonathan Emmerich, Winemaker

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Hill Family Estate - Ryan Hill

6:00pm Spirits Seminar: Henebery Whiskey - Jesse Fanning

 

04/08/16

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Kita Wines, Tara Gomez, Winemaker

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Mellowood Winery - Linda Neal, Owner

6:00pm Spirits Seminar: Kill Devil Spirits Co. - Ray Diglio

 

04/09/16

12:00pm Wine Seminar: Kita Wines - Tara Gomez, Winemaker

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Mellowood Winery - Linda Neal, Owner

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Twomey Cellars - Erin Miller, Winemaker

6:00pm Spirits Seminar: Alma de Agave - Nene Gonzalez

 

04/10/16

12:00pm Wine Seminar: Sparkling Around the World - Champagne, Cave, Proseco

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Twomey Cellars - Erin Miller, Winemaker

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Mellowood Winery - Linda Neal, Owner

6:00pm Spirits Seminar: Alma de Agave - Nene Gonzalez

 

04/15/16

2:00pm Wine Seminer: MacMurray Ranch Vineyard

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Williams-Selyem - Jeff Mangahas, Winemaker

6:00pm Beer Seminar: Modern Times Beer - Brad Kelson

 

04/16/16

12:00pm Beer Seminar: Modern Times Beer - Brad Kelson

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Williams-Selyem - Jeff Mangahas, Winemaker

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Tangent Wines - Christian Roguenant, Winemaker

6:00pm Wine Seminar: MacMurray Ranch Vineyard

 

04/17/16

12:00pm Beer Seminar: Modern Times Beer - Brad Kelson

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Tangent Wines - Christian Roguenant, Winemaker

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Seeing Red - From Pinot to Zinfandel

6:00pm Spirits Seminar: Kill Devil Spirits Co. - Ray Diglio

 

04/22/16

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Zaca Mesa Winery - Eric Mohseni, Winemaker

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Eden Canyon Vineyards - Elaine Blackaby, Winemaker

6:00pm Spirits Seminar: Alma de Agave - Nene Gonzalez

 

04/23/16

12:00pm Beer Seminar: Karl Strauss Brewing Co.

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Eden Canyon Vineyards - Elaine Blackaby, Winemaker

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Zaca Mesa Winery - Eric Mohseni, Winemaker

6:00pm Spirits Seminar: Alma de Agave - Nene Gonzalez

 

04/24/16

12:00pm Wine Seminar: Sparkling Around the World - Champagne, Cave, Proseco

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Zaca Mesa Winery - Eric Mohseni, Winemaker

6:00pm Beer Seminar: Karl Strauss Brewing Co.

 

04/29/16

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Lasseter Family Winery - Nancy Lasseter & Julia Iantosca, Winemaker

4:00pm - Wine Seminar: Hartford Family Winery - Jeff Stewart, Winemaker

6:00pm - Spirits Seminar: 619 Vodka - Nick Apostolopoulos

 

04/30/16

12:00pm Beer Seminar: Karl Strauss Brewing Co.

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Hartford Family Winery - Jeff Stewart, Winemaker

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Lasseter Family Winery - Nancy Lasseter & Julia Iantosca, Winemaker

6:00pm Spirits Seminar: Kill Devil Spirits Co. - Ray Diglio

 

05/01/16

12:00pm Beer Seminar: Karl Strauss Brewing Co.

2:00pm Wine Seminar: Lasseter Family Winery - Nancy Lasseter & Julia Iantosca, Winemaker

4:00pm Wine Seminar: Seeing Pink - A Rose Selection

6:00pm Beer Seminar: Modern Times Beer, Brad Kelson

Artist Showcases

Several popular Disney artists will greet guests and sign their work during the Festival.  Each artist showcase will take place from 2pm to 5pm at Off the Page in Hollywood Land.

 

04/02/16-04/03/16 - Britni Brault, Daniel Killen, Jerrod Maruyama

04/09/16-04/10/16 - Dave Avanzino

04/16/16-04/17/16 - David Bird, Stephen Cargile, Mike & Patty Peraza, Kurt Steinruck

04/30/16-05/01/16 - Steve Adams, Jeremy Fulton, Brian Kesinger, Noah, Mark Page, Javier Soto


In accordance with California state law, Guests must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Please bring valid identification. Absolutely no one under age 21 may enter any wine, beer or spirit seminar, event or venue, including children or infants accompanied by an adult.

All events, seminars, prices, food options, services, age ranges, locations, dates, times, menus, participating chefs, and presenters are subject to restrictions and may change without notice. Check the daily schedule posted at each venue.