Hey all you Disney World cool kids! We’ve got some exciting news for you!
The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival has begun, and if you’re planning to attend the Festival this year, you already know it’s gigantic. Eighty-seven days long, more than 30 food booth Marketplaces, 36 Eat to the Beat performers, and countless opportunities to make memories and fill your belly!
But if this is your first Food and Wine Festival, if it’s been a while since your last visit, or if you’re just tryin’ to up your game this year, you’re going to want to get your copy of the DFB Guide to the Epcot Food & Wine Festival.
The Guide is over 250 pages full of tips, suggestions, and information to help you make the most of your Food & Wine Festival adventure.
Click here to score your copy of the DFB Guide to Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2019! Don’t forget to use code CHEFS for a Discount!
Wanna know more? Here are just a few ways the guide can make your food and wine festival visit epic!
Use Our Exclusive Daily Schedule of Events
The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival can be a lot, even if you’ve been before. The DFB Guide has an exclusive daily schedule of events so even if you don’t know your seminars from your demonstrations or your Mexico Tequila Lunch from your food and beverage pairings, you’ll still have a grasp on everything your day has to offer!
It’s mid-August, and you know what that means: the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is just around the corner (can you smell it?!). And we. are. ready to dig into some great eats and tip back some flavorful drinks.
But with the Festival spanning 87 days and featuring 30+ food booths, there are some things you MUST do before you hit the World Showcase.
With a Festival this big, you benefit from a little advance planning. [Read more…]
kicks off on August 29, 2019, and continues until November 23, 2019. That’s 87 days of food, wine, demos, seminars, and more! With the Festival getting bigger and more complex with each passing year, we figure it’s time to get back to the simple truths — seven, in fact — about Food & Wine.
1. It’s big. Really big.
Food & Wine at Epcot has reached epic proportions, with more than thirty booths in 2017 and 2018 — and over 30 again in 2019! [Read more…]
begins August 29 and runs until November 23. That’s 87 days of food booths, demos, Eat to the Beat Concerts, and more! With a Festival of this size (we’re expecting 30+ booths this year!), it’s impossible to see and do it all. So here are a few hidden secrets about the Food and Wine Festival as you start your planning.
1. You can meet your favorite celebrity chef!
Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival attracts celebrated chefs from all over the country, and they bring their expertise, personal stories, and great food to Festival fans. [Read more…]
Reservations opened on May 15th for Special Events at the 2019 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, and with dozens of demonstrations, seminars, pairings, and more to experience, it can be difficult to know which event (or events) to choose to book.
But lucky for you, we’ve been there, done that, so we can give you some guidance and help you book the most worthwhile events.
Here are five underrated Food & Wine Festival events you might want to try this year!
Culinary Demonstrations and Beverage Seminars
and Beverage Seminars are some of the Festival’s low-cost options at $19 each, but that low cost is a little misleading. These events are informative and fun, lead by industry experts, and allow guests to sample the highlighted food or drink! [Read more…]
Yesterday we shared the details about which performers will create a little sizzle on the America Gardens Theatre stage for the Eat to the Beat Concert Series during the 2019 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, along with a TON of new info about Special Events, Seminars and Demonstrations, family fun, and more for the Festival, including the popular Eat to the Beat Dining Packages. (See it all here!)
Today, we want to talk a little more about this year’s Eat to the Beat Dining Packages, so you can know your options for 2019.
As a reminder, Eat to the Beat Dining Packages are a great way to guarantee yourself a seat to see your favorite performers — and you get a filling, fun meal before the show, too! [Read more…]
The Epcot Food and Wine Festival takes place from August 29 to November 23, 2019, and the Eat to the Beat concert series brings musical acts from all genres to the Festival every year. New acts like Grace Kelly, Sawyer Brown, and Kris Allen join returning favorites like Hanson, Plain White T’s, Sugar Ray, and Boys II Men!
Eat to the Beat Dining Packages will be available for booking on May 15! See which restaurants are included, how much they cost, and what’s included by clicking here!
2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Eat to the Beat Concert Line-Up
We’re looking forward to our favorites from year’s past — and to seeing all the new acts bring a fun energy to the Festival for the very first time. [Read more…]
With news dropping that Walt Disney World’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will be opening sooner than expected in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney Parks fans were left wondering: How will the August 29th grand opening of Galaxy’s Edge impact Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival, which historically begins the last week of August?
Click here for information about the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
in Disney’s Hollywood Studios!
Will Galaxy’s Edge Impact the Epcot Food and Wine Festival Dates?
Food and Wine typically opens in late-August, and crowds descend upon World Showcase immediately. In fact, opening weekend and closing weekend tend to be the busiest times for Food and Wine. With dates for Food and Wine still unannounced, it’s unclear whether the Festival will open before the gates of Black Spire Outpost in Galaxy’s Edge. Our preliminary research and hotel bookings indicate that Food and Wine will likely start no later than early September and may well begin even earlier (mid-August or the last week of August). [Read more…]