2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival BOOKING NOW OPEN!

Today is THE day! Booking for 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Special Events and Low-Cost Seminars and Demonstrations opened up to the general public at 7AM!

Party for the Senses

Party for the Senses

This year’s events include fan favorites like Party for the Senses and the Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! Hands-On Workshops, along with new additions like Sunday Brunch with the Chef. And you can book them all starting today!

Click here to visit our Festival Main Page, where we’ve gathered everything you need to help you plan your 2018 visit to Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival!

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What Events To Book at the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival – DFB’s Recommendations!

If you’re making plans to attend the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, tomorrow is a BIG day! That’s when general public bookings begin for Seminars, Demonstrations, Eat to the Beat Dining Packages, and Special Events!

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The Food and Wine Festival – running from August 30 through November 12, 2018 – features delicious eats and sips at the Marketplace Booths in addition to incredible special events, informative culinary and beverage demonstrations, celebrity chefs, and more! And booking the right Seminar, Demonstration, or Special Event is a big decision to make — which is why we’re going to share a few recommendations to help you plan!

Click Here to Check Out ALL the Epcot Food and Wine Festival Details!

Special Events at the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The Special Events at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival can be some of the most memorable of your Festival experience…and the most expensive! So it’s important to choose something you’ll really enjoy! These are a few of our must-do Special Events!

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Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events UPDATE! What’s Back and What’s NOT RETURNING!

Today’s the big day: early booking for Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival opened at 9AM this morning for Disney Annual Passholders, Disney Vacation Club members, Tables in Wonderland Members, and residents of Golden Oak. And for the rest of us, it’s the first look we are getting at what’s on — and what’s OFF — for the 2018 Festival.

Click here to visit our Festival Main Page, where we’ve gathered everything under the sun to help you plan your 2018 visit to Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival!

2017 Epcot Food and Wine

2017 Epcot Food and Wine

Most of this information still isn’t available on DisneyWorld.com, and it’s taken lots of time on hold and some virtual digging to gather it. But we’re saving you the trouble!

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What You Need to Know BEFORE You Book Your Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events!

REAL TIME UPDATES: TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018, 2:38PM ET:
Booking is currently open for annual passholders, DVC members, Golden Oak residents, and Tables in Wonderland members.
Annual Passholder hotline: 407-560-7277
DVC Member Services: 800-800-9800
Regular Booking Number: 407-WDW-FEST
This morning, guests have been able to book Party for the Senses; French events (Parisian Breakfast, Parisian Afternoon, Family Traditions); Italian Regional Lunch; Food and Wine Pairings in Japan and Morocco; Hibachi experience in Japan; and low-cost seminars and demos.
Discounts are available for low-cost events Mon-Thurs for affinity groups.
Confirmed that all events outside of Epcot are not returning, including Trader Sam’s Behind the Scenes and Grand Floridian Brunch with a Twist, all culinary adventures in signature dining — events at places like Flying Fish, Victoria and Albert’s, etc.
Other events NOT returning: Japanese craft beer tasting, Morocco Food and Wine Pairing (Mediterranean food and wine pairing IS returning).
DVC and Passholder wait times are now down to under 5 minutes.
SEE ALL SPECIAL EVENTS HERE being updated in real time
SEE ALL LOW-COST EVENTS HERE being updated in real time
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Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival kicks off on August 30, 2018, and will tantalize taste buds until November 12! That’s 75 days of food, drink, and special events and experiences that, frankly, we don’t want to miss.
2017 Epcot Food and Wine

2017 Epcot Food and Wine

Booking for Epcot Food and Wine Festival events opens on June 14th at 7AM for the general public, and on June 12th at 9AM for select affinity groups like DVC members, Annual Passholders, and Tables in Wonderland members; and that means it’s TIME TO PLAN TODAY!

If you want to make the most of your visit to this uber-popular festival, you can’t wait until you step foot into the park to sort it all out. Last year’s festival had 35 food booths and more demonstrations, seminars, and special events than ever before, and 2018 is shaping up to be even bigger!

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Epcot Food and Wine Festival Early Booking Date Confirmed For Select Groups!

We’re in high-planning mode for the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival! And a big part of that process is picking and planning for the Festival’s Special Events and Low-Cost Seminars and Demonstrations.

Party for the Senses

Party for the Senses

Booking for Special Events and Low-Cost Seminars and Demonstrations opens up to the general public on June 14, 2018. But certain affinity groups will have early access to booking! [Read more…]

BREAKING!!! 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival NEW Events, Eats, Booking Dates, and More!

IT’S TIME to make some serious Food and Wine plans, my friends… because we have a TON of information about the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

Running from August 30 – November 12, 2018, the Food and Wine Festival features incredible special events, informative culinary and beverage demonstrations, celebrity chefs, and delicious Marketplace Food Booths, and so much more! Let’s check out what’s happening NEW in 2018… including a new Character Dance Party, a Mimosa Bar, new dishes at the Food Booths and more!!

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4 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Budget Tips You Need to Know BEFORE The Festival!

Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival 2018 kicks off on August 30 and runs through November 12! That’s 75 days of demos, drinks, and delicious eats! And you know the DFB: we’re on pins and needles waiting for food booth info — and menus, menus, menus!

Zesty Cheeseburger and Cheddar Cheese Macaroni Handwich

Zesty Cheeseburger and Cheddar Cheese Macaroni Handwich

If you want to maximize your fun — and your funds — you’ll want to do some advance planning.

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DFB Video: 6 Must-Do Epcot Food and Wine Festival Travel Hacks

It’s Memorial Day! And even though we’re starting to get into summer, our minds are on fall today with our latest DFB Video, because we’re talking about the Epcot Food and Wine Festival!

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

Even better, we’re giving you six of our favorite hacks when it comes to your own Food and Wine Festival trip! Even if you’ve visited the Food and Wine Festival throughout the years, you may still enjoy hearing some of our top tips when it comes to making your experience at the Festival easier… and even tastier! [Read more…]

NEW Addition to the 2018 Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

The 9th annual Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic takes place Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27, 2018.

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic

This popular two-night event coincides with the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival and includes The Causeway, Seminars, and three special food locations — and today we have details on the new themed area joining the lineup this year! [Read more…]

2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Eat to the Beat Concert Schedule Announced

We are so excited to share BIG news with you today! We have more information about the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, which takes place August 30-November 12, 2018!

Click HERE for All Details on the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!

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Today, the full Eat to the Beat Concert line-up is here!!! There are lots of exciting returning acts. We’re marking our calendar to catch Hanson, Sugar Ray, and Tiffany in person. But we always look forward to learning about new acts as well! This year, Sheila E, 98 Degrees, Glass Tiger, and more bring new life to the party!

2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Eat to the Beat Concert Line-Up

A lot of of favorite acts from year’s past are returning to this year’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival, but there are few new acts joining the lineup!

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