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2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival is on from September 27 – November 11, 2013, in Epcot, Walt Disney World. SEE THE FULL LIST of Epcot Food and Wine Festival World Showcase Booth Menus HERE, and the LATEST NEWS on Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events here!

Featuring fantastic special events, culinary and beverage demonstrations, celebrity chefs, and the ever-popular World Showcase Marketplace tasting booths, this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity!

See SOLD OUT EVENTS, SEMINARS, AND DEMONSTRATIONS here!

We’ll be collecting information about the 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival right here, so stay tuned to this page.

News! The DFB Guide to the 2013 Epcot Food & Wine Festival e-Book is now available!

This 195-page guide to the 2013 Festival offers insider tips and advice as well as all of the details you need to know to plan your best Festival visit ever.

Your purchase includes several bonus items as well — including a full daily schedule of events at the Festival and a printable World Showcase Booth Menu Checklist to carry with you as you Eat around the World!

Use code Chefs at check-out for a $3 discount!

2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Index

2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Menus and FOOD PHOTOS
2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Special Events
2013 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Low-Cost/Free Seminars and Activities
2013 Eat to the Beat Concert Schedule: Full List Now Available
Epcot Food and Wine Festival Fans Facebook Page
2013 Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend Events
2013 Tower of Terror 10-miler Events
2013 Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic: Menus, Booking Info available!
2012 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Marketplace Booth/Kiosk MENUS and FOOD PHOTOS –UPDATED with all new photos from 2012!
2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Reviews, and 2011 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Reviews
2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival’s Gluten Free Items

How to Book Epcot Food & Wine Festival Events

To book all special events and demonstrations, call 407-WDW-FEST (939-3378) starting Tuesday, August 13, at 7AM. Culinary Demonstrations, Beverage Seminars, Mixology Seminars, and general admission for Scotland: Land of Food & Drink, “3D” Disney’s Dessert Discovery, Party for the Senses, and Spirits Confidential will be bookable online at www.epcotfoodfestival.com.

Tables in Wonderland members, Annual Passholders, Disney Vacation Club Members, and Golden Oak Residents can get discounts ($2 per person per event) for seminars and demos taking place Mon-Thurs during the festival. Plus, these members may begin booking seminars and demos on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 8AM. Pre-sale reservations are by phone only at 407-WDW-FEST (939-3378).

Latest 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival News and Updates

  • News! Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Merchandise
  • Epcot Food and Wine Festival Review: Sweet Sundays with Celebrity Chef Carla Hall
  • Guest Review: Vegetarian Dishes at the 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival
  • Epcot Food & Wine Festival Food Pictures and Review: 2013 Belgium and Canada Booths
  • 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Review: Parisian Breakfast at Les Chefs de France
  • Epcot Food & Wine Festival Food Pictures and Review: Hawai’i and Ireland Booths
  • Epcot Food & Wine Festival Food Pictures and Review: Scotland and Brazil Booths
  • Review: “Best of the Fest” at the 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Marketplace Booths!
  • 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Preview: France and Greece
  • Make Your Own DFB Food and Wine Festival Tray!
  • Epcot Food and Wine Festival Recipe: Beef Empanadas
  • News! More Details and NEW Food Photos from the 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival
  • 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Preview: Argentina and Germany
  • 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Preview: Canada and Ireland Booths
  • Epcot Food and Wine Festival Recipe: Scottish Banoffee Tart
  • 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Booth Preview: Scotland and Brazil Booths
  • News! Chase VIP Lounge Comes to the America Pavilion for the 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival
  • The “DFB Guide to the 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival” Grand Launch and Discount!
  • 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Culinary Demos and Beverage Seminar Details
  • First Look! 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Merchandise and Artwork
  • 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival World Showcase Booths

    Check out the 29 marketplace festival booths featured this year! We have booth menus and food photos on our 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival World Showcase booth menus and food photos page.

    The Brazil Booth Returns to the 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!

    2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Culinary and Beverage Demos, and FREE Events

    The Epcot Food and Wine Festival offers a wonderful variety of culinary demonstrations, beverage seminars (including wines, beers, and mixology), and even some free-with-admission exhibits and activities!

    Check out some information on the 2013 seminars and demos! Plus, learn about 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Culinary Demos and Beverage Seminars here! Many of them return year after year, so this is a good place to start your planning!

    Grilled Scallop with Chile de Arbol Foam and Huitlacoche Mushroom at Food and Wine Festival Tequila Lunch Pairing

    2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Special Events

    From cheese to chocolate, signature dining to wine schools, several popular, high-end Special Events are offered at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival each year!

    New in 2013, try out Scotland Events, a Chocolate Dinner, Parisian Breakfast, Hibachi Experience, and/or Spirits Confidential! Check out all of the 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Special Events here!

    For a list of 2013 events, along with pricing, dates, and other details, click here.

    2013 Celebrity Chefs

    Celebrity Chefs bring extra excitement to the festival. Chefs returning and debuting are Cat Cora, Warren Brown, Andrew Zimmern, Paula DaSilva, Gale Gand, Jamie Deen, Robert Irvine, Dean Max, Rock Harper, Jeff Henderson, Art Smith, Buddy Valastro, Allen Susser, “Cake Boy” Eric Lanlard, Duskie Estes and John Stewart, Donald Link, Bryan Voltaggio, Michael Voltaggio, Carla Hall, and Emily Ellyn — among others!

    How to Book Epcot Food & Wine Festival Events

    To book all special events and demonstrations, call 407-WDW-FEST on AUGUST 13th at 7am ET. Booking for seminars/demonstrations opens for Tables in Wonderland members, Annual Passholders, Disney Vacation Club members, and Golden Oak residents on August 9, 2013.

    Culinary Demonstrations, Beverage Seminars, Mixology Seminars, and General Admission for Party for the Senses and the 3D Dessert Party may be bookable online at DisneyWorld.com.

    Tables in Wonderland members, Annual Passholders, Disney Vacation Club Members and Golden Oak Residents will receive discounts ($2 per person per event) for seminars and demos taking place Mon-Thurs during the festival.

    Other 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events

    HGTV Seminars

    The popular (and free!) HGTV Seminars will return to the 2013 Festival!

    On select weekends, Home and Garden Television personalities (along with the winner of “Design Star”) may lead seminars focusing on home entertaining.

    Eat to the Beat Concerts

    Throughout the Epcot Food and Wine Festival, popular bands from the 80s and 90s take the stage at the American Gardens Theater in the American Adventure Pavilion to share some of their greatest hits with the crowds! These concerts are free with Epcot admission, and take place three times per evening.

    Click the link to see the Confirmed 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Eat to the Beat Concert Line-up!

    runDisney Races

    The popular runDisney races will return during the Festival this year! The Tower of Terror 10-Miler Events will take place October 4-5, 2013. Tickets are now on sale!

    The Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend will take place November 8-9, 2013 with tickets on sale now.

    Epcot Park Hours

    We’re hoping that festival-goers will be able to tour Epcot until 10 p.m. on Saturdays as was the case in 2012. We’ll keep you updated!

    2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Reviews and Updates

    Check out some fun reviews and updates from the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!

  • Guest Review: Chef Robert Irvine Culinary Demo at Epcot Food & Wine Festival
  • Review: Epcot Food and Wine Festival Cheese Seminar
  • Epcot Food and Wine Festival Review: Tequila Pairing Lunch at La Hacienda de San Angel
  • Epcot Food & Wine Festival Food Pictures and Review: Italy and New Zealand
  • Epcot Food & Wine Festival Food Pictures and Review: Australia and China Booths
  • Epcot Food and Wine Festival Recipe: Warm Chocolate Lava Cake with Baileys Ganache from Ireland
  • Hurry!! Epcot Food and Wine Festival Merchandise Available Online For One Week Only!
  • Epcot Food & Wine Festival Food Pictures and Review: Japan and Hops & Barley Booths
  • New! Gluten Free Menu for the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival
  • Epcot Food and Wine Festival Pictures and Review: Florida Local Booth
  • Epcot Food and Wine Festival Food Pictures and Review: Mexico and Germany Booths
  • Epcot Food and Wine Festival Food Pictures and Review: Canada and Ireland Booths
  • Epcot Food and Wine Festival: Festival Center and Chase VIP Lounge Photo Tour
  • 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Merchandise
  • Best of the Fest: NEW Items at the 2012 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Booths
  • Tour the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival With Us…Online!
  • NEWS!: Epcot Food and Wine Festival Booth Prices, VIP Lounge, and More!
  • Epcot Food and Wine Festival Recipe: Griddled Greek Cheese with Pistachios and Honey from Greece
  • “Countdown to the Festival” Sale: Celebrating Epcot’s 30th Anniversary!
  • Epcot Food & Wine Festival Countdown Sale! Back By Popular Demand…
  • 2012 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Marketplace Booth/Kiosk MENUS and FOOD PHOTOS <–UPDATED with all new photos from 2012!

    2011 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Reviews

    Review of the Marketplace VIP Chef Access Tour: AllEars shares an informative review of the sold-out Marketplace VIP Chef Access Tour.

    Disney’s Visa Cardmembers will receive access to the Chase Lounge during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival presented by Chase. You and your guests can relax while enjoying a beverage. Open 9am – 7pm each day of the Festival, the lounge is located on the Festival Center’s second floor. For access, just present your Disney’s Visa Card.

    New Gift Cards for the Food and Wine Festival: Load up your gift card with at least $5 to start. Choose from the smaller wristlet or full-sized card.

    Festival Wristlet card option

    Festival full size gift card option.

    Epcot Food and Wine Festival 101

    Looking for general information about attending the Festival? Head over to our detailed Epcot Food and Wine Festival 101 page that includes answers to your transportation, parking, and admission questions. But that’s just the beginning. Keep reading this page for specific details about the 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!

    Have a Question about the Epcot Food and Wine Festival? Ask us here!

    Recipes

    Check out some of these fun recipes from Epcot Food and Wine Festival in the past as you start planning for the 2013 Festival! We’re guessing that a few of these will be back again in 2013!

    Kalua Pork Slider with Sweet and Sour Dole Pineapple Chutney and Spicy Mayonnaise

    Caribbean’s Dragon Berry Colada

    Warm Chocolate Lava Cake

    Griddled Greek Cheese

    Ireland’s Lobster and Scallop Fisherman’s Pie

    Germany’s Apple Strudel

    Kalua Pork Sliders

    Le Cellier’s White Truffle Butter Sauce

    Belgian Waffle Recipe

    Thanks For Joining Us! Stay Tuned for More Details Coming Soon!

    News! The DFB Guide to the 2013 Epcot Food & Wine Festival e-Book is now available!

    This 190+-page e-Book has everything you need to know — including full-color photos and expert tips — for making your visit to the 2013 Epcot Food and Wine Festival the best Disney trip, yet! We’ve compiled all of our best advice so that you save money, save time, and have a blast.

    Use code CHEFS at check-out for a $3 discount!