The dates for the 2019 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival are March 1 through April 23, 2019!
In 2019, the Festival run for 54 days (instead of taking place just on the weekends as in years prior). If you’re planning a trip to Disneyland Resort, you won’t want to miss the 2019 Festival!
2019 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Coverage
Festival Food Booths
This year, the DCA Food and Wine Festival will feature 16 Festival Marketplaces — aka Food Booths (including the Festival Beer Garden)! These booths, similar to what you find at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival, offered appetizer-sized portions of dishes as well as cocktails, beer, and wine.
Be sure to click through to all of the individual pages to see photos and details about every drink and dish!
LA Style returns for 2019 with an all-new menu!
I Heart Artichokes is bringing back the Fried Artichokes this year with Blue Diamond Almond and Lemon Aioli.
The Meyer Lemon Macaron is at the Citrus Grove again in 2019, also with a new name – Meyer Lemon Blue Diamond Almond Macaron!
DFB Exclusive Printable Checklist
Looking for a way to keep track of what you want to eat at this year’s Festival? Print out our DFB Exclusive printable checklist today – it’s FREE!
Click here to print out your FREE DFB Exclusive printable checklist for this year’s Festival!
Festival Tasting Passport
Be sure to pick up a Festival Tasting Passport while you’re at the Festival!
You can see more menus, food photos, and even special diet menus and more!
2019 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Special Events
From signature dinners to celebrity chef appearances, there are tons of special, separately-ticketed Special Events to make your visit to the DCA Food and Wine Festival something extra special.
Sweet Sundays returns in 2019, where guests can learn how to make a sweet dessert with instruction from a celebrity pastry chef!
Other events will include Dinner with Disney Chefs, Winemaker receptions, and a special event with Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri.
You can find the full schedule of special events at our 2019 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Special Events page.
The Festival features some of the biggest superstar chefs in the world. Robert Irvine, Shaun O’Neale, and Alex Guarnaschelli could be returning to the Festival for 2019.
Low Cost Culinary Demonstrations and Wine and Beverage Seminars
Receive step-by-step instructions for a recipe, technique, or working with a specific ingredient from the pros! Local, visiting, and Disneyland Resort chefs present these 30-minute lessons, and guests are able to sample the completed creations. Visit our 2019 Low-Cost Seminar and Demonstrations Page, where you can view the full schedules for this year’s events .
For all events, demonstrations, and seminars, theme park admission plus the additional fee per event is required. Subject to restrictions and change or cancellation without notice. Be sure to visit 2019 Low-Cost Seminar and Demonstrations Page for all the info!
D23 Sip and Stroll
D23’s Sip and Stroll event is planned for March 20, 2019. Guests will begin their journey at the Sonoma Terrace before embarking on a guided tour of the Festival Marketplaces. During this exclusive experience, guests will stroll by several of the kiosks and get a behind-the-scenes look at how the Food and Wine Festival came together, as well as discover a few fan-favorite returning items, and must-try new additions!
Tickets for the D23 Sip and Stroll – a Gold Member Event – are $130 per person (plus $7 processing fee). Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, February 28 at 10 a.m. PT. D23 Gold Members can purchase their tickets at the link here.
If you have a little chef-in-the-making, you may want to check out Junior Chef in 2019.
Chef Goofy himself will lead this interactive experience for kids ages 3 to 11.
Be sure to keep an eye — and ear! — out for special Festival entertainment in Paradise Gardens and Paradise Park.
Be sure to catch the Jammin’ Chefs if you can!
And if you’re logged in to the Play Disney Parks app, you’ll get a digital achievement to add to your collection when you check in at the Food and Wine Festival!
Check out just a couple of the merchandise items for the 2019 Festival!
We love the Minnie Ears for this year!
And a fun wine glass!
Apparel is available too!
Click here to check out the merchandise for the 2019 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival!
Annual Passholders can stop by AP Corner for special fun and more! Some of the Passholder Perks include:
- A special photo opportunity with props and Disney PhotoPass photographers
- Character Greetings and photo opportunities from 2:00PM to 5:00PM, and 5:30PM to 8:00PM daily
- Special Food & Wine Festival items available for purchase
- A complimentary collectible art button—limit one per Passholder for event duration, while supplies last
Device charging station
The AP Corner is located at at Walt Disney Imagineering Blue Sky Cellar.
Passholders can also receive a special AP complimentary collectible button—limit one per Passholder for event duration, while supplies last. Simply stop by the AP Corner to pick up your button!
Sip and Savor Pass
The Sip and Savor Pass returns for ALL guests this year, and will feature a commemorative 2019 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival lanyard and 8 coupons, redeemable for select food and beverage offerings (excluding alcohol and souvenir items) at the select festival marketplaces.
The Sip & Savor Pass is $54 (tax included) for the general public and $49 for Passholders, and can be purchased as these participating booths:
- Avocado Time
- Berry Patch
- California Craft Brews
- Citrus Grove
- Garlic Kissed
- Golden Dreams
- I Heart Artichokes
- Nuts About Cheese
- Off the Cob
- Paradise Garden Grill
- Peppers Cali-ente
- Uncork California
- Veggie, Veggie, Fruit, Fruit
- Select Festival Food & Beverage Carts
The Sip & Savor Pass is available for sale at Festival Welcome Center, Festival Marketplaces, Festival Gifts and Artist Corner, Elias & Co., Seaside Souvenirs, Sip and Savor Cart, Trolley Treats and the Studio Store in Hollywood Land.