Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Epcot Food & Wine Festival

Do you like food? Do you like wine? Do you like Epcot? Then get ready for the Epcot Food & Wine Festival!

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Epcot Food & Wine details 2017

When: August 31 – November 13, 2017 (75 days!)

Where: Epcot at Walt Disney World

Cost: Free with park admission (Some private experiences available for purchase)

What’s new?

  • 75 days long – This year’s Festival is longer than ever, 75 days.
  • 35 Marketplaces celebrating 35 years of Epcot – This year marks 35 years of Epcot at Walt Disney World. To celebrate, there will be a record number of Marketplaces, 35 in all.

What’s returning?

  • Resort Cooking and Dining Experiences – Festival resort experiences such as Brunch with a Twist at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa will return this year.
  • ABC’s “The Chew” will be back for the third consecutive year to film at the festival
  • Party for the Senses grand tasting event will showcase creative bites and palate-pleasing sips from eminent chefs and beverage experts.

Eat to the Beat Concert lineup

  • Aug 31 – Sept 1: Delta Rae
  • Sept 2 – 3: The Hooters – NEW
  • Sept 4 – 5: Baha Men – NEW
  • Sept 6 – 6: Fuel
  • Sept 8 – 10: STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas
  • Sept 11 – 12: Lauren Alaina – NEW
  • Sept 13 – 15: Plain White T’s
  • Sept 16 – 17: Sister Hazel
  • Sept 18 – 20: Air Supply
  • Sept 21 – 22: David Cook
  • Sept 23 – 24: Everclear
  • Sept 25 – 27: Sugar Ray
  • Sept 28 – 29: 38 Special
  • Sept 30 – Oct 1: Mark Wills – NEW
  • Oct 2 – 3: American Authors – NEW
  • Oct 4 – 5: Christopher Cross
  • Oct 6 – 8: Devon Allman – NEW
  • Oct 9 – 11: Dennis DeYoung: The Music of STYX
  • Oct 12 – 13: Taylor Dayne
  • Oct 14 – 15: Jeffrey Osborne
  • Oct 16 – 17: Postmodern Jukebox – NEW
  • Oct 18 – 20: 10,000 Maniacs – NEW
  • Oct 21 – 22: Toad the Wet Sprocket
  • Oct 23 – 24: Kenny G – NEW
  • Oct 25 – 26: Billy Ocean
  • Oct 27 – 29: Tiffany
  • Oct 30 – Nov 1: Hanson
  • Nov 2 – Nov 3: Blue October – NEW
  • Nov 4 – Nov 5: Living Colour
  • Nov 6 – Nov 8: Boyz II Men
  • Nov 9 – Nov 11: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • Nov 12 – Nov 13: Squeeze – NEW

More details to come!

 


Epcot Food & Wine details 2016

When: September 14 – November 14, 2016

Where: Epcot at Walt Disney World

Cost: Free with park admission (Some private experiences available for purchase)

What’s new?

  • Resort Cooking and Dining Experiences – First-time festival resort experiences include Brunch with a Twist at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa; Culinary Adventures with a Master Chef for a hands-on chef’s table experience in a professional working kitchen; The Secret of Flavor three-course lunch that gives guests a “sensory-food connection” at Yachtsman Steakhouse; and a tropical “Zombie” encounter during Behind the Scenes at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort.
  • New Chefs – Culinary notables Geoffrey Zakarian, Maneet Chauhan, Elliott Farmer, Masaharu Morimoto and Graham Elliot will step up to the stove to host their first festival special events such as seminars and culinary demonstrations.
  • New Future World Global Marketplaces – The Chew Collective in the Next Eats area of Future World; the Wine & Dine Studio and Chocolate Studio, also in Future World; plus Islands of the Caribbean marketplace in World Showcase.
  • New marketplace offerings – Up to 47% of the menus are new or reimagined at this years festival.

What’s returning?

  • ABC’s “The Chew” will be back for the second consecutive year to film at the festival
  • Future World Global Marketplaces
  • Festival Private Label California Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon are back and available by the bottle or by the glass.
  • Rockin’ Burger Block Party and Party for the Senses grand tasting events will showcase creative bites and palate-pleasing sips from eminent chefs and beverage experts.
  • Chase Lounge – Chase debit and credit card members – including Disney Visa card members — will find complimentary non-alcoholic refreshments, a charging station and comfortable seating for a relaxing break at the Chase Lounge at American Adventure.

Eat to the Beat Concert lineup

  • Sept. 14 – 15: Wang Chung – NEW
  • Sept. 16 – 18: STARSHIP Featuring Mickey Thomas
  • Sept. 19 – 20: Air Supply
  • Sept. 21 – 23: BoDeans – NEW
  • Sept. 24 – 25: Fuel
  • Sept. 26 – 28: Sugar Ray
  • Sept. 29 – 30: Los Lobos
  • Oct. 1 – 2: David Cook
  • Oct. 3 – 4: Wilson Phillips
  • Oct. 5 – 6: Blues Traveler
  • Oct. 7 – 9: Plain White T’s – NEW
  • Oct. 10 – 11: 38 Special
  • Oct. 12 – 13: Jeffrey Osborne – NEW
  • Oct. 14 – 16: Tiffany
  • Oct. 17 – 19: Dennis DeYoung: The Music of STYX’
  • Oct. 20 – 21: Christopher Cross
  • Oct. 22 – 23: Toad the Wet Sprocket – NEW
  • Oct. 24 – 25: Chaka Khan
  • Oct. 26 – 27: Billy Ocean
  • Oct. 28 – 29: Living Colour – NEW
  • Oct. 30 – Nov. 1: Hanson
  • Nov. 2 – 3: Soul Asylum – NEW
  • Nov. 4 – 6: Delta Rae – NEW
  • Nov. 7 – 9: Boyz II Men
  • Nov. 10 – 11: Sister Hazel
  • Nov. 12 – 14: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

 

We will continue to add details to this post as they become available.