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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 typically features a Wine Shop where guests can purchase their favorite selections as well as other event souvenirs.

There will be more than 30 global marketplaces 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 delicious 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.

2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Highlights
New details for 2019 have already arrived and include the schedule for 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.



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.

2019 Food and Wine Festival Map


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2019 Food & Wine Festival Global Marketplaces
Click the titles below to see the full menus for each of 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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2019 Food & Wine Festival Merchandise

Here’s a peek at the 2019 themes and collections:


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2019 Food & Wine Festival Welcome Center

The 2019 Festival Welcome Center will be located in the World ShowPlace Events pavilion between the United Kingdom and France pavilions in the World Showcase.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 2019 Wine/Beverage seminars: Held on select days throughout the Festival, guests can learn tips from a wine or beverage expert and sample the selections at these seminars. Select Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $19 per person plus tax. Call (407) WDW-FEST to book.

  • 2019 Culinary Demonstrations: These 45-minute demonstrations will give you tips and samples from chefs and beverage professionals. Held at the World ShowPlace Events Pavilion select Fridays and Saturdays at 12:30 p.m at 2:30 p.m. Cost is $19 per person, plus tax. Call (407) WDW-FEST to book.

  • 2019 Food & Beverage Pairings: Celebrate the marriage of regional wines and beers as paired with accompanying cusines during these sessions that take place in World ShowPlace on select Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 2:30p.m. Cost is $29 per person, plus tax. Call (407) WDW-FEST to book.

  • 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.

  • 2019 Junior Chef Kitchen: The youngest chefs can learn and create culinary works of art like candy sushi under the guidance of a Disney Chef. Daily at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at Sunshine Seasons in The Land pavilion.



  • 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.

  • Disney Du Jour Dance Party Seven days a week, an awesome DJ will be spinning up Disney tunes for guests to dance their hearts out. On Fridays and Saturdays, stars from Radio Disney will join in with live performances. Below is what's been announced so far; more will be added as we get closer to the start of the Festival.
  • 2019 Cheese Seminars: Learn about cheese from experts and other industry professionals. The featured cheese will be paired with selected wines (or craft beers) and introduced by a knowledgeable wine representative. Select Saturdays from 9:45-11:15 a.m. $95 per guest plus tax; gratuity included.

    • New World Cheeses and Old World Wines
      Hosted by Max McCalman 
      September 14, 2019 
      Experience a delightfully unique marriage of Eastern seaboard state cheeses and Western Europe’s most acclaimed wines. 

    • Mediterranean Cheeses and Wines 
      Hosted by Tonda Corrente 
      September 28, 2019 
      Taste amazing wines and cheeses deeply rooted in ancient Mediterranean diets and culture. 

    • Great British Cheeses and Ales
      Hosted by Max McCalman 
      October 5, 2019 
      Discover the harmonies that traditional British cheeses can have alongside great ales—something loyal fans have known for decades. 

    • Italian Cheeses and Wines  
      Hosted by Erin Hedley  
      October 12, 2019 
      Enjoy Italian vini and formaggi offerings that provide a delicious glimpse into the country’s noble yet rustic lifestyle.
    • French Cheeses and Wines  
      Hosted by Max McCalman 
      October 19, 2019 
      Savor a classic assiette de fromageaccompanied by a variety of elegant French wines famous around the world.
    • The Great Cheeses and Wines of the Western United States
      Hosted by David Gremmels 
      October 26, 2019 
      Summon your inner wine and cheese connoisseur with internationally acclaimed selections produced domestically along the Pacific Coast.
    • Season’s Best Cheeses and Wines  
      Hosted by Max McCalman 
      November 9, 2019 
      Sample autumn’s top seasonal cheeses, alongside some of the finest wines in the world, for a pièce-de-résistance pairing that closes these sessions 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:

     

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

    09/01 - 09/02 - Sawyer Brown New!

    09/03 - 09/04 - MercyMe

    09/05 - 09/06 - Grace Kelly New!

    09/07 - 09/08 - Zach Williams New!

    09/09 - 09/10 - Lauren Daigle New!

    09/11 - 09/12 - Jimmie Allen New!

    09/13 - 09/15 - Tiffany

    09/16 - 09/17 - Smash Mouth

    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 - Taylor Dayne

    10/05 - 10/06 - Melina León New!
    10/07 - 10/09 - 98°

    10/10 - 10/11 - Boyce Avenue New!

    10/12 - 10/13 - Southern Avenue New!

    10/14 - 10/15 - Kenny G

    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 New!

    11/04 - 11/06 - Boyz II Men

    11/07 - 11/08 - The Hooters

    11/09 - 11/11 - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
    11/12 - 11/14 - Joey Fatone and Friends
    11/15 - 11/16 - BBMAK New!
    11/17-11/18-Spanish Harlem Orchestra New!
    11/19 - D’Capella New!


    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, call (407) 939-3378. Disney Vacation Club Members may call Member Services at (800) 800-9800.

    Category #2: Reserved Seating

    For Reserved Seating reservations, 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 many others. (Select Sundays through November 17) These events will be held in the World ShowPlace Events Pavilion from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Cost is $139 plus tax per guest; gratuity is already included. Reservations can be made by calling (407) 939-3378. Disney Vacation Club Members may book online or call Member Services at (800) 800-9800.

    Dates and Special Guests:


    Tailgate Tasting hosted by ESPN’s Monday Night Football – Football fans who enjoy a good tailgate party might be glad to know that they will be able to combine their love of the game with some newly added fun at this year’s Festival. The best part? No grills or picnic baskets are required.

    Bookings are now open for the brand new Tailgate Tasting hosted by ESPN’s Monday Night Football. This new experience is available every Sunday beginning September 8 and going through November 17.

    The 45-minute program will pair “gridiron grub” with a beverage tasting that will be inspired by the cities of pro teams playing each Monday night – take a look at the schedule:

    Event Schedule

    The event will take place in the World ShowPlace Events Pavilion located between the United Kingdom and Canada pavilions. The cost is $19 per person, plus tax, and Epcot admission is required but not included in that price. Reservations can be made now by calling (407) 939-3378.

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