This year’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival is full of treats for Annual Passholders – and this is in addition to all the food and wine goodies you’ll find at each Marketplace!
Annual Passholder Food and Wine Festival Benefits include two complimentary gifts, exclusive merchandise, limited Passholder Reserved Seating for Eat to the Beat Concerts, and brand new this year: Thank You Thursdays.
Annual Passholder Gifts
Make room on your car for one more Annual Passholder magnet — this time featuring Chef Mickey! If you’re an Annual Passholder, you can pick this up by visiting the Festival Center on your first visit to the Festival.
If you’re lucky enough to visit the festival multiple times this year, on your fourth visit you can stop by again to pick up your Chef Mickey Annual Passholder cutting board. For both items you will need to present your Annual Pass card and photo ID. One magnet and one cutting board per Passholder. Magnets and cutting boards available while supplies last.
Annual Passholder Exclusive Merchandise
Annual Passholder exclusive merchandise will be phased in throughout the festival. At this time, we know there will be two Passholder exclusive trading pins along with a pitcher and glass set released on August 30. September 20 sees the release of a Goofy-themed Passholder long- sleeved shirt.
Epcot Food and Wine Festival Annual Passholder Trading Pins Â©Disney
Epcot Food and Wine Festival Annual Passholder Pitcher and Glasses Â©Disney
Additional merchandise, including a Remy Tervis Tumbler and an exclusive Dooney and Bourke bag, will be available at Mouse Gear and the Festival Center. Merchandise release dates are August 30, September 20 and October 18. Merchandise available while supplies last.
Epcot Food and Wine Festival Annual Passholder Shirt Â©Disney
Passholder Reserved Seating for Eat to the Beat Concerts
There will be limited reserved seating for Passholders on a day-of, first-come, first-served basis for Eat to the Beat Concerts September 1-30. Pick up a wristband for dedicated seating at a same-day concert performance at the America Gardens Theatre.
As with the Annual Passholder Gifts, you will need to present your Annual Pass card and photo ID to receive a wristband. Wristbands are available on a first-come, first-served basis and will be distributed up to one hour prior to the performance or until they have all been distributed for the day. Wristbands will be redeemed in the Passholder designated line at the America Gardens Theatre prior to the showtime. Be prepared to arrive to your designated show at least 15 minutes in advance of your scheduled performance.
Thank You Thursdays – ALL NEW!
Passholders can attend special, early-access shopping events at Epcot on select Thursdays during the Festival. These are part of the new V.I.PASSHOLDER events program. Thank You Thursdays give Passholders early access to Epcot from 8 to 9 a.m. to be among the first to purchase the newest releases of Passholder-exclusive merchandise at The Festival Center and at Mouse Gear. You can also purchase mimosas from the Festival Center to enjoy during the event.
Thank You Thursdays will be held on the following dates:
August 30, 2018
September 20, 2018
October 18, 2018
No registration is required, however, you will need to present your Annual Pass card and photo ID at check-in. All activities and offerings are subject to change without notice, and merchandise available while supplies last.