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The 23rd Annual Epcot International
Food and Wine Festival

August 30 - November 12, 2018

Epcot's Food and Wine Festival
Epcot Food & Wine Festival Information
Epcot Food & Wine Festival Overview
Celebrating its 23rd year, the 2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will be held from August 30 - November 12, 2018. 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.

  • 2018 Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! Seminars: Learn how to prepare both trendy and classic cocktails from a professional mixologist. Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 - 5:45 p.m. Cost is $39 per person plus tax. Call (407) WDW-FEST to book.

  • 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.

    Back to Basics presenters will be added here once they're announced for 2018.


  • 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 - 2018

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    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 2018 "Eat to the Beat" Concert Series (Those in red are NEW for 2018!):

     

    08/30 - 08/31 - Blue October

    09/01 - 09/03 - Tiffany

    09/04 - 09/05 - Mercy Me

    09/06 - 09/07 - Glass Tiger

    09/08 - 09/09 - Tauren Wells

    09/10 - 09/11 - Postmodern Jukebox

    09/12 - 09/13 - Verticle Horizon

    09/14 - 09/16 - Baha Men

    09/17 - 09/19 - Plain White T's

    09/20 - 09/21 - Living Color

    09/22 - 09/23 - Shiela E

    09/24 - 09/26 - Sugar Ray

    09/27 - 09/28 - David Cook

    09/29 - 09/30 - Jeffrey Osbourne

    10/01 - 10/02 - Jim Belushi/Sacred Hearts

    10/03 - 10/04 - Everclear


    10/05 - 10/07 - Mark Wills

    10/08 - 10/10 - Air Supply

    10/11 - 10/12 - Anderson East

    10/13 - 10/14 - Sister Hazel

    10/15 - 10/16 - 98 Degrees

    10/17 - 10/18 - 38 Special

    10/19 - 10/21 - The Devon Allman Project

    10/22 - 10/23 - Kenny G

    10/24 - 10/25 - Billy Ocean

    10/26 - 10/28 - STARSHIP w/Mickey Thomas

    10/29 - 10/31 - Hanson

    11/01 - 11/02 - High Valley

    11/03 - 11/04 - Taylor Dayne

    11/05 - 11/07 - Boyz II Men

    11/08 - 11/09 - The Hooters

    11/10 - 11/12 - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy


    Performances are at 5:30, 6:45, and 8:00 p.m. at the America Gardens Theater.

     

    Eat to the Beat Concert Series Dining Packages - 2018

    Dining packages are available and will guarantee you reserved seating for the concerts. Lunch and dinner is offered at 15 different restaurants with breakfast available at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall. Prices do vary by restaurant and meal service, but start at $46.00 for lunch (includes appetizer, entree, dessert, and drink). Lunch reservations will have reserved seating at the 5:30 p.m. show; dinner reservations will have reservations for the 6:45 or 8:00 p.m. show. Dining reservation start times must be at least 2.5 hours prior to the Eat to the Beat concert showtime.

    Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
    Norway Pavilion
    Breakfast: $62 for adults; $37 for kids
    Lunch: $70 for adults; $42 for kids
    Dinner: $70 for adults; $42 for kids

    Biergarten Restaurant
    Germany Pavilion
    Lunch: $46 for adults; $26 for kids
    Dinner: $52 for adults; $29 for kids

    Chefs de France
    France Pavilion
    Lunch: $65.99 for adults; $17.99 for kids
    Dinner: $75.99 for adults; $22.99 for kids

    Coral Reef Restaurant
    The Seas Pavilion
    Lunch: $67 for adults; $22 for kids
    Dinner: $67 for adults; $22 for kids

    The Garden Grill Restaurant

    The Land Pavilion
    Breakfast: $45 for adults; $27 for kids
    Lunch: $58 for adults; $35 for kids
    Dinner: $58 for adults; $35 for kids

    La Hacienda de San Angel
    Mexico Pavilion
    Dinner: $80 for adults; $25.75 for kids

    Nine Dragons Restaurant
    China Pavilion
    Lunch: $50 for adults; $16.99 for kids
    Dinner: $58 for adults; $18.50 for kids
    Restaurant Marrakesh
    Morocco Pavilion
    Lunch: $52 for adults; $19 for kids
    Dinner: $62 for adults; $19 for kids

    Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room
    United Kingdom Pavilion
    Lunch: $57 for adults; $21 for kids
    Dinner: $57 for adults; $21 for kids

    San Angel Inn Restaurante
    Mexico Pavilion
    Lunch: $70 for adults; $23 for kids
    Dinner: $80 for adults; $25.75 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: $62 for adults; $16.99 for kids
    Dinner: $74 for adults; $20.75 for kids

    Tokyo Dining
    Japan Pavilion
    Lunch: $62.99 for adults; $16.99 for kids
    Dinner: $74 for adults; $16.99 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


    New! A new Quick Service Dining Package will be available for 2018 with VIP seating to an Eat to the Beat concert. Available only as a day-of opportunity, guests can make their way to the Liberty Inn and purchase this counter service option. At a cost of $29.99, Food & Wine attendees can get a package that includes an entree, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverage. Most importantly though, this deal provides reserved seating at that night’s Eat to the Beat concert.



    Availability is limited, and it will change daily dependent upon the number of seats that have not been reserved through the other Table Service Dining Packages. The Liberty Inn will begin offering this option at 11:30 a.m. daily.

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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.


    2018 Party for the Senses will take place on select Saturdays from 7:00 - 9:00 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. The event even includes reserved seating for the 5:30 p.m. performance of the Eat to the Beat concert series as an added bonus!

    Prices range from $229 to $349 plus tax per person; gratuity included.


    New! 2018 Sunday Brunch with the Chef - Begin your delicious day with a brunch buffet followed by a conversation with a distinguished, culinary television personality including! This brunch buffet will take place in the World ShowPlace Events Pavilion from 11:30 a.m.-1:30p.m. on select Sundays throughout the Festival. $129 plus tax per person; gratuity included.

    • September 2: Richard Blais (Top Chef; owner of Trail Blais culinary company in California)
    • September 9: Jamie Deen (co-owner of The Lady and Sons restaurant in Savannah, Georgia)
    • September 16: Tiffani Thiessen (actress and author of Pull Up a Chair)
    • September 23: Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto (Chef/owner of Morimoto Restaurants, including Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs)
    • October 7: Buddy Valastro (Cake Boss; owner of Carlo’s Bake Shop in New Jersey)
    • October 14: Art Smith (Top Chef; restaurateur behind Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ at Disney Springs )
    • October 21: Geoffrey Zakarian (Iron Chef, Chopped and The Kitchen; restaurateur behind Point Royal at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Florida)
    • October 28: Carla Hall (co-host of ABC’s The Chew)
    • November 11: Alex Guarnaschelli (Iron Chef and Iron Chef Gauntlet; Executive Chef at Butter in New York City)

    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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