Get ready, get set, it’s time to sip, savor and repeat. Over and over and over again. For the next 120-something days guests going to the Epcot Intentional Food and Wine Festival can travel across six continents. Continuing through November 19th with new experiences for foodies and fun-loving families alike.
A Flavorful Journey
Some have called this festival iconic, the one that Epcot is known for. It’s a magical taste tour, that will whisk you off on a flavorful journey. Combining live entertainment, the best in global food and drink, and family activities. The Disney culinary team have dreamed up unique dishes, with nearly one third of the menu offerings new this year.
Guests can use a Festival Passport as a handy guide to discover all the new bites and new sips. 25 Global Marketplaces throughout the park celebrate the best in global cuisine. Quite a few new booths debuting this year, with one, a sure to be hit, The Fry Basket. Showcasing french fries with unique savory and sweet toppings. And there is even a Fry Flight, featuring three different flavors. Another guest-favorite returning is India, and this year with three brand-new menu items. There are so many other booths to enjoy, you can spend the whole day and still want to come back for more.
Spending the day ..
The festival booths typically open at 11:00 am, except for one. The Belgium marketplace will open at 8:30 am, for guests that want to get a jump starts on their day. Serving delicious Belgian Waffles topped with you choice of toppings, hot or cold. Including Chocolate Ganache, Berry Compote, or Whipped Cream. And you can’t forget their Chilled Mocha Coffee, a great way to get your festival going. All other booths will open at 11:00 am, as mentioned, for all the exciting new options and returning fan-favorites. The full Festival Foodie Guide will have photos of the many delicious offerings. Don’t forget, the Eat to the Beat concert series. You can make reservations for your dining package to secure your spot. Here’s the line up…
- July 14-15 – Baha Men
- July 16-18 – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
- July 22-23 – Tonic (NEW)
- July 24-25 – Jeremy Camp (NEW)
- July 29-30 – Taylor Dayne
- July 31-Aug. 1 – Tiffany
- Aug. 5-8 – Joey Fatone & Friends
- Aug. 12-13 – The Devon Allman Project
- Aug. 14-15 – Christopher Cross
- Aug. 19-20 – Journey former Lead Vocalist Steve Augeri
- Aug. 21-22 – Air Supply
- Aug. 26-27 – Blanco Brown (NEW)
- Aug. 28-29 – 98°
- Sept. 2-3 – Southern Avenue
- Sept. 4-5 – Kris Allen & David Cook
- Sept. 9-10 – Hoobastank (NEW)
- Sept. 11-12 – Jimmie Allen
- Sept. 16-17 – Los Amigos Invisibles (NEW)
- Sept. 18-19 – American Authors
- Sept. 23-24 – BBMAK
- Sept. 25-26 – Postmodern Jukebox
- Sept. 30-Oct. 1 – Stokley (NEW)
- Oct. 2-3 – Sheila E.
- Oct. 7-8 – Mark Wills
- Oct. 9-10 – 38 Special
- Oct. 14-15 – Robert Randolph Band (NEW)
- Oct. 16-17 – Newsboys (NEW)
- Oct. 21-22 – Ray Parker Jr. (NEW)
- Oct. 23-24 – Billy Ocean
- Oct. 28-31 – Hanson
- Nov. 4-7 – Boyz II Men
- Nov. 11-12 – Kenny G
- Nov. 13-14 – Sugar Ray
It’s Not Just the Food..
There is so much more to the festival than just the food and drink. There are many ways for the whole family to enjoy the festivities. Cheese lovers will adore Emile’s Fromage Montage, a great way to take a walk on the tasty side. Cheeses are served in unique and inventive ways. Kids of all ages can embark on the Ratatouille-inspired scavenger hunt in Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak. Each country has a Remy hidden somewhere, and the quest is to find them. There’s a map to help you along and a cute prize at the end.
To experience the 2022 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival, you will need a valid theme park ticket and reservation. Contact your favorite Enchanted Adventures Agent to book your trip around the “world” without leaving Florida.