We have a few updates for the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, which is running for a record 75 days this year from August 31 until November 13!
2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Updates
Disney starts releasing Food and Wine Festival information in small bites this time every year. And right now we have details on the NEW Marketplace Booths, Party for the Senses, new activities and dishes for kids, and special events! Read on for more!
Confirmed World Showcase Booths, Plus NEW India and Spain
This year guests will nosh at a record 35 Marketplace Booths in both Future World and World Showcase! The 35 booths are a nod to Epcot’s 35th Anniversary this fall! Confirmed for this year is Farm Fresh, which will feature a brand new dish: Crispy Chicken with Griddled Cornbread and Red-eye Gravy.
Two new booths will also debut: India and Spain (Spain is actually returning from its last appearance at the festival in 2011)! And you can check out our Epcot Food and Wine Festival Booths and Menu page for the others we think are coming back this year!
2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival India Booth Menu
The menu at the India booth will include Korma Chicken with cucumber-tomato salad, almonds, cashews and warm naan bread as a savory dish.
The dessert choice in India is a Pistachio Cardamom Cake with Chocolate Coconut Mousse..
2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Spain Booth Menu
will feature a great eat-and-walk dish: Charcuterie in a Cone.
2017 Eat to the Beat Concert Lineup – So Far!
We’ve put together a preview of the acts we expect to see during this year’s Eat to the Beat concert series.
- Delta Rae — August 31-September 1
- TBD — September 2-27
- 38 Special — September 28-29
- TBD — September 30-October 3
- Rumor: Christopher Cross — October 4-5
- TBD — October 6-13
- Jeffrey Osbourne — October 14-15
- TBD — October 16-26
- Starship featuring Mickey Thomas — October 27-29
- TBD — October 30-November 13
Since this is a partial, preliminary list, be sure to stayed tuned to the Disney Food Blog for any changes and/or additions to the concert schedule.
Special Events – Party for the Senses, Pairing Events, and More!
include the popular Party for the Senses, wine and beer pairing meals, and culinary demos with celebrity chefs!
This year’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival will once again include the Party for the Senses and culinary demos, including special dishes and culinary demos geared toward kids!
Other special events for this year include dining and pairing events at World Showcase restaurants and events at hotels including the return of Brunch with a Twist at Disney’s Grand Floridian!
Also returning this year is Ratatouille’s Hide and Squeak Scavenger Hunt!
We’ll have all the details you need here on DFB. Check out the helpful links below!
Be sure to check out our Epcot Food and Wine Festival Page for more details as we get them!
Are you making plans for this year’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival? Let us know in the comments what you’re looking forward to!