Epcot Food and Wine Festival no cost events

There are several events that are included in the cost of park admission. There are some 2017 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!

2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival logo

2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival No-Cost Events

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, 2  pm and 4 pm

  • Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company® – September 1, 2 and 3
  • The Olive Pantry – September 8, 9 and 10
  • Pam Smith, P.S. Flavor!™ – September 15, 16 and 17
  • Melissa’s Produce – September 22, 23 and 24
  • National Watermelon Promotion Board – September 29 and 20; October 1
  • AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate – October 6, 7 and 8
  • Minus 8 Vinegar – October 13, 14 and 15
  • Kumquat Growers, Inc. – October 20, 21 and 22
  • Blue Diamond Almond Breeze – October 27, 28 and 29; November 3, 4 and 5
  • Twinings™ of London– November 10, 11 and 12
Maleficent chocolate display in the Festival Center located at The Choclate Experience: From Bean to Bar

Maleficent chocolate display

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.

Bottle Signings

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.

Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak Scavenger Hunt

Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak Scavenger Hunt

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 2017 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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