EPCOT Food and Wine Festival 2024: In-Depth Guide

Calling all food lovers! If your idea of a perfect vacation includes indulging in an array of global flavors and award-winning wines, we have an event that just might make your taste buds dance with excitement. Let us introduce you to the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival –a culinary extravaganza held at one of the world’s most beloved theme parks in Orlando, Florida.

With scrumptious delicacies from across six continents, awe-inspiring live entertainment, and ample magical happenings, the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival is an annual exploration of flavors and culture!

Featuring over 29 food booths and dozens of cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs, this long-awaited foodie event truly delivers it all. Visitors will be transported to different places and introduced to new traditions through tasty Food and Wine Festival booths.

Beyond food, the gastronome’s heaven is replete with refreshing beverages, including craft beer, fine wine, spirits, and other drinks sure to complement every cuisine.

But hey, it’s not just about food and wine; this event offers a party for the senses that draws families and couples from across the globe. Get ready to take a virtual ride and explore what awaits you in this joyous merrymaking.

Ready to devour a cornucopia of flavors? Follow along as we share about all the impeccable cuisines at the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival 2024.

EPCOT Food and Wine Festival Dates and Time

Are you wondering about the schedule for the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival?

The festival runs from August 29 through November 23.

Demystifying the Epcot Location: Where the Magic Happens

Don’t forget to bring your EPCOT Food and Wine Festival map! The festival is situated in the heart of Walt Disney World; the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival graces the serene surroundings of 200 EPCOT Center Drive, Orlando, Florida.

This prime location offers convenient access from all corners of Orlando City, ensuring an easy commute for local and out-of-city festival attendees.

EPCOT Food and Wine Festival Tickets

Begin your adventure by securing your EPCOT Food and Wine tickets. EPCOT International Food Wine Festival is included with your Walt Disney World Park admission.

Note that theme park reservation is required, and availability can vary, so booking your tickets way before your planned visit is always a good idea.

Plate of food and two drinks sitting on a blue table
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Nearby Hotels and Lodging

When you visit Orlando, extravagant choices of hotels are ready to cradle your dreams after a fulfilling day at the EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival.

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Walt Disney World Park Vacation Packages

When planning a trip to this magical haven, Walt Disney World vacation packages are a fantastic option. They bundle your needs into a neat, budget-friendly option, ensuring every detail is covered. Best of all, you can book these packages through reliable travel sources like Tripster.com.

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Artists rendering of new neighborhoods at EPCOT in Orlando, Florida.
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EPCOT Food and Wine Festival Highlights

Global Marketplaces: Curious how many countries in EPCOT Food and Wine Festival you can “visit”? Make your way through 195 countries as you taste delectable dishes at the Food and Wine Festival 2024 EPCOT. Fill your belly with any of the following choices:

  • African
  • American
  • Asian
  • Belgian
  • Bakery
  • British
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hawaiian
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Moroccan
  • Norwegian
  • Polynesian
  • Seafood
  • Sushi

Eat to the Beat Concert Series: On top of spoiling everyone with delicious food options, EPCOT Wine and Food Festival 2024 gives visitors a chance to delight in their favorite music.

An amazing lineup will take the America Gardens Theatre stage, so get ready for spectacular performances. With sounds spanning pop, rock, and more, there’s never been a better time to hit Walt Disney World Resort!

Eat to the Beat Dining Packages: Take your food festival experience to new levels when you join the Eat to the Beat concert held every night at America Gardens Theatre.

Before grooving to the lively beats and singing your lungs out at Food and Wine Festival 2024 EPCOT concerts, re-energize first with tasty food choices.

Secure your Eat to the Beat Dining Package to relish an amazing meal and get guaranteed seating at the live show. You can dine with any of these participating restaurants:

  • Biergarten Restaurant at the Germany Pavilion
  • Coral Reef Restaurant at The Living Seas
  • Garden Grill Restaurant at The Land Pavilion
  • Le Cellier Steakhouse at the Canada Pavilion
  • Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue at the American Adventure Pavilion
  • Spice Road Table at the Morocco Pavilion

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Every package includes:

  • Appetizer
  • One full buffet
  • Non-alcoholic beverage
  • One guaranteed seating per person

Note: The concert experience needs to be on the same date as your dining package. Check back later for more updates regarding the full  International Food and Wine Festival EPCOT menu and concert lineup.

Food Demonstrations and Seminars: Most guests come for the food but stay for the culinary demonstrations at the EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival. Take the chance to learn from known chefs and widen your understanding of different cuisines and cultures.

The schedule for the seminars, workshops, and presentations will be announced soon.

EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival Merchandise: Special event merchandise awaits at this festival, including apparel, trading pins, home décor, jewelry, and more. Shop and browse collectible and unique souvenirs that fit every budget.

Figment’s Brush with the Masters: Challenge yourself to find all the paintings around the World Showcase, including Figment. Figment’s Brush with the Master’s Scavenger Hunt is back for this year’s festival, so expect an artistic adventure.

First, get a map and sticker at participating areas such as Disney Traveler, Creations, Disney Traders, and Festival Market booths around the World Showcase. Then, start the search for Figment in both indoor and outdoor locations.

Don’t forget to check the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival Menu for a clue and add the corresponding sticker to the pavilion’s frame once visited. Once you’ve completed the hunt, head to Disney Traders or World Traveler to get your prize!

mother and daughter looking at flowers and sculptures at Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival in Orlando, Florida, USA

Other Seasonal EPCOT Festivals

EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays: A spirited seasonal celebration featuring traditions around the world is what’s in store at the 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays.

Candlelight Processional: Listen to the touching story of Christmas as narrated by a celebrity guest. Expect a grand production complete with inspiring songs of love and joy presented by the choir.

Candlelight Processional Dining Packages: Indulge in a tasty lunch or dinner before the awe-inspiring show. With a Candlelight Processional Dining Package, you don’t need to worry about scoring your tickets.

Enjoy your meal even more, knowing that you have a guaranteed seat at the awaited Christmastime event.

EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival: We can’t think of a more lively springtime event blooming with colorful flowers, exciting entertainment, and fresh flavors than the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival.

Topiaries: Wander through spectacular gardens and marvel at massive topiary sculptures of your favorite Disney characters, from Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse to Elsa and Anna.

Outdoor Kitchens: There’s something healthy and tasty for everyone to chow down on during the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival.

EPCOT International Festival of the Arts: Venture to a magical place where art and imagination come to life – and put yourself in the center of the action at the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. The event features all kinds of visual, culinary, and performing arts.

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Disney on Broadway Concert Series: Belt out classic Disney songs with your loved ones and fellow fans at Disney on Broadway. Relax and have the best time watching heart-stopping performances from renowned Disney musicals. Watch out for some of these performers:

  • Kara Lindsay (Newsies) and Kevin Massey (Tarzan)
  • Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin) and Adam Jacobs (Aladdin)
  • Patti Murin (Frozen) and Robert Creighton (The Little Mermaid)
  • Mandy Gonzalez (Aida) and L. Steven Taylor (The Lion King)

The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine: Elevate your dining experience with food that’s pleasing to the eye as well as the palate.

Art at Every Turn: Take a walk on the artistic side and marvel at the creative exhibits, animation workshops, wall murals, and artful photo opportunities outdoors.

For an indoor experience, don’t miss the American Adventure at EPCOT, where you can see inspiring masterpieces. Kids and kids at heart can also create their own masterpieces here!

Experience the International EPCOT Food and Wine Festival 2024

Imaginative menus, fine beverages, and thrilling entertainment. What could be better? Without question, the EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is the best place to begin your culinary adventure.

Delight in flavorful Asian food, discover Europe by way of eating or fill your belly with Mexican bites. The dining options here are endless! Wine or beer lovers will be pleased to know that this fair offers all kinds of libations and spirits, too.

After stuffing your face with lip-smacking dishes, join the Eat to the Beat Concert Series. Prepare to groove to the beat of lively tunes featuring songs from the 1990s to 2000s.

Ready for a finger-licking good time with your fellow foodies? Save the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival 2024 dates and get your tickets now! While at it, extend your trip, attend events at Walt Disney World, and embrace the magic with a vacation package.


Start Date:

August 29, 2024

End Date:

November 23, 2024




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200 Epcot Center Dr
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836 United States


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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

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