There are several events that are included in the cost of park admission. There are some 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival no-cost events and they are an excellent way to enjoy the festival without spending any money. Take a look!
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival No-Cost Events
Festival Stage hosted by ABC-TV’s The CHEW
Throughout the day catch ABC’s The CHEW and pick up a list of “CHEW-approved” Festival favorites from around the World Showcase.
The Chocolate Experience: From Bean to the Bar
Hosted by Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, experience the sights, smells and tastes of chocolate. Disney pastry chefs will have chocolate sculptures on display and find out about this delicious food. For an additional fee, try gourmet drinking chocolate, wine and chocolate pairings.
Where: Festival Welcome Center
When: 9 am – park closing
Back to Basics
Learn tips and tricks from the pros for hosting your next dinner party.
Where: Festival Welcome Center, Spotlight Stage
When: Fridays – Sundays, 1:15 pm and 3:15 pm
Book Signings and Meet & Greets
This is your chance to get up-close and personal with celebrated authors and personalities. They’ll autograph your purchased book or merchandise. For more information, check the daily schedules or visit the Festival Center Information Desk.
Meet the winemaker and have your purchased bottle of wine autographed. This makes for a great souvenir or gift for a wine connoisseur. For more information, check the daily schedules or visit the Festival Center Information Desk.
World Showcase Scavenger Hunt “Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak”
Guests will be able to take part in a scavenger hunt to help Disney/Pixar’s favorite little chef, Remy. Everyone can take part in this adventure! You’ll need to purchase a map and stickers from one of the following merchandise locations: The Festival Center, Pin Central, Port of Entry, or World Traveler at International Gateway. Once you have your map and stickers, you’ll hunt for little Remy statuettes around the World Showcase. Once they’ve all be found, show your map to Cast Member for a special surprise from Remy.
Seasons on the Vine
A 7-minute continuous film, shown in the Festival Center, on how wine is grown.
DiningatDisney.com Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Dining Guide
Great news! We’ll be releasing a 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Dining Guide. Once available we’ll let you know. That way you’ll be able to get our nearly 200 full-color e-book for just $9.99!
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