The 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival will be held for more than an extra week! The festival will take place Wednesday, September 14 – Monday, November 14, 2016.
This will be the 21st year of this delicious Disney festival. Every year guests can enjoy more than 25 marketplace booths from around the world, culinary and beverage demonstrations, celebrity chefs and special dining events. We’ll be posting everything here as it becomes available.
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival News
Epcot Food and Wine Festival Marketplace Booths
Once of the most highly anticipated announcements is the Marketplace booths and menus. Disney hasn’t released the fantastic menus for the 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival yet. As soon as they do we’ll have them for you.
The booths include – Africa, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Brewer’s Collection, Canada, China, Craft Beers, Desserts and Champagne, Farm Fresh, France, Germany, Greece, Hawai’i, Hops & Barley, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Patagonia, Poland, Scotland, and South Korea.
NEW! – Chocolate Studio, Wine & Dine Studio, Islands of the Caribbean, The Chew Collective and the yet to be named Marketplace. Here are all the 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival booths and menus.
Eat to Beat Concert Series
Every night during the 62-day festival, popular bands from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and today take the stage in the American Gardens Theatre for the Eat to the Beat Concert Series. The free concerts are included in the price of park admission. They take place at 5:30 pm, 6:45 pm and 8 pm. Here is the 2016 Eat to the Beat Concert Series lineup.
Culinary Demonstration, Wine and Beverage Seminars and Mixology Seminars
There are a variety of culinary demonstrations, beverage seminars and mix it, make it, celebrate it! that take place daily at the Festival Center. They are low-cost activities hosted by people in the industry, including some of your favorite celebrity chefs.
Tables in Wonderland, Annual Passholders, DVC members and Golden Oak residents can begin booking the seminars and demonstrations – Culinary Demonstrations, Wine and Beverage Seminars, and Mixology Seminars starting July 21 at 7 am ET. These guests will also receive a $2 discount on these for demonstrations and seminars that take place Monday – Thursday.
All other guests, and all other events can be booked beginning July 21 at 7 am ET. To book, call (407) WDW-FEST. Demonstrations and Seminars can be booked online at epcotfoodfestival.com. All others must be booked via phone.
Culinary Demonstrations will be at 12 pm and 2 pm. Cost will be $15.
Beverage Seminars will be at 1 pm, 3 pm and 5:30 pm. Cost will be $15.
Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! will be at 4 pm. Cost will be $49.
Special Dining Events
Special dining events includes a variety of culinary adventures including Party for the Senses (a fan favorite), Food and Wine Pairings and other dining experiences. For a look at the events, dates and times, visit our 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Special Events page.
There are a few no-cost events that all guests visiting Epcot can enjoy. Some of them, include From Bean to the Bar (history of Ghirardelli Chocolate), Back to Basics, and Book and Bottle Signings. Check out our 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival No Cost Events page for all the details.
DiningatDisney.com Epcot International Food and Wine Festival Dining Guide
Great news! The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival 2016 Dining Guide is available! The over 200 full-color e-book is chalked full of information, expert dining tips, calendar of events, and so much more for just $9.99! Purchase HERE.
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Planning Information
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Special Events
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Culinary Demonstrations
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Beverage Seminars
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It!
2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival No Cost Events
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