EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival

The 2023 EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival
will run from July 27th, 2023 through November 18th, 2023!

Food and Wine Festival

During this festival, guests at EPCOT can munch on TONS of new and returning treats at various festival booths, check out some tasty drinks, go on a scavenger hunt, buy some exclusive merchandise, and more.

EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival Dates and Times

July 27th, 2023 through November 18th, 2023

Festival food booths generally open with World Showcase — at around 11AM daily, seven days a week. But you may find one booth open for breakfast — you just have to know where to go! Be sure to see what the situation is like during your trip.

Booths close when the Park closes.

Kenya booth

EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival Admission

Admission to the Festival is included with the price of Park admission.

Food and beverage offerings at the Global Marketplace food booths are a separate cost and vary by item.

When the Festival offers seminars, demonstrations, and other food and beverage experiences, the cost of those experiences can vary. Some special events are free; others cost money. We will list costs for special events below when those events are available. (Note: For 2021 and 2022, no special events were announced or offered.)

Food Booths (Global Marketplaces)

The highlight of the Food & Wine Festival is, well, the food and wine! You can sample from a variety of booths offering up eats and drinks from countries around the world.

Fry with the spread!

List of Booths

In 2023, Global Marketplace food booths include: 

  • The Alps 
  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Brew-Wing at the EPCOT Experience
  • Bubbles and Brine (New)  — Opening September 22nd
  • Canada
  • Char & Chop (New) — Opening September 22nd
  • China
  • Coastal Eats
  • Flavors of America (New)
  • Flavors from Fire
  • France
  • The Fry Basket
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hawaiʻi  — Opening August 15th
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • The Noodle Exchange — Opening August 15th
  • Refreshment Outpost
  • Refreshment Port
  • Shimmering Sips hosted by CORKCICLE®
  • Spain 
  • Swirled Showcase (New) — Opening September 22nd
  • Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina
  • Wine & Wedge (New) — Opening September 22nd
2023 Spain Booth

You’ll also find special items for the Festival at the following spots:

  • Funnel Cake
  • Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company (all 4 in-park locations)

We ate EVERYTHING at the 2023 Food & Wine Festival, and you read about all of our thoughts, favorites, and warnings HERE!

Food Booth Menus

See the menus for the 2023 Food and Wine Festival so you can prepare your wallet and your tummy for what you can expect.

From noodles to SPAM — there’s a little bit for everyone!

Click here to view all of the 2023 Food and Wine Festival menus

Best Eats

Wondering what are the very best of the best eats and drinks at the Festival this year?


We’ve got you covered! While we wait to see this year’s best of the fest, check out our top picks from the 2023 Best of the Fest.

Click here to see our COMPLETE GUIDE to the BEST eats at the 2023 EPCOT Food & Wine Festival

Let’s take a look at some of the other things the Festival has to offer.

Emile’s Fromage Montage

With Emile’s Fromage Montage (a returning offering) you’ll collect a stamp for trying certain cheesy dishes. Try 5 of the specified dishes and you’ll get yourself a prize!

The Rules

Guests can now pick 5 dishes out of a total of 10 that are available.

If you complete the challenge, you’ll get a special prize that is EXCLUSIVE to the cheese crawl.

Our prize for completing Emile’s Fromage Montage!

Wondering if it’s worth it? Check out our review!

Click here for all of the details and our full review of the experience!

Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak

Want to go on a scavenger hunt throughout EPCOT? You can at the Food & Wine Festival! For Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak, you’ll purchase a map

Who wants to go on a Scavenger Hunt?

…and then explore the Park to find Remy statues!

Found one!

Once you find them, you’ll place the corresponding sticker on the map.

Stickers that come with the map

Find them all, and you’ll win a prize!

Look at the PRIZE!

The experience costs $9.99 plus tax.

Click here to learn more about how to complete the Remy Scavenger Hunt!

Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit

But that’s not the only scavenger hunt that’ll be in EPCOT this season. A HALLOWEEN-themed scavenger hunt will be making its way to EPCOT this year starting on September 29th through October 31st (or while supplies last).

You’ll have to search throughout EPCOT to find the pumpkins that have been decorated to look like Disney characters (similar to the version of this hunt that is done in Disneyland).

Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit in Disneyland

You’ll pick up your map at available spots (Creations Shop, Port of Entry, and World Traveler), and find the pumpkins. Whether you find all of the pumpkins or not, you can then return to Disney Traders at International Gateway to redeem your prize.

Click here to learn more about this scavenger hunt

Eat to the Beat Concert Series and Dining Packages

The Eat to the Beat Concert Series AND Eat to the Beat Concert Series Dining Packages have returned in 2023. Throughout the Food and Wine Festival there will be performances from recognized artists, as well as some performances from local bands. Artists perform nightly at 5:30PM, 6:45PM and 8PM.

Here’s the full line-up:

  • July 27th – Funkafied
  • July 28th-29th – Orianthi (NEW)
  • July 30th-31st – For King & Country (NEW)
  • August 1st-3rd – Funkafied
  • August 4th-5th – Southern Avenue
  • August 6th-7th – Tiffany
  • August 8th-10th – Champagne
  • August 11th-12th – Ruben Studdard with Haley Reinhart
  • August 13th-14th – The Bacon Brothers (NEW)
  • August 15th-17th – M-80s
  • August 18th-21st – Joey Fatone & Friends
  • August 22nd-24th – The Female Collective
  • August 25th-26th – Ayron Jones (NEW)
  • August 27th-28th – Phillip Phillips (NEW)
  • August 29th-31st – Element
  • September 1st-2nd – Baha Men
  • September 3rd-4th – MercyMe
  • September 5th-7th – Foreigners Journey
  • September 8th-9th – Ray Parker Jr.
  • September 10th-11th – Tobymac
  • September 12th-14th – Hooligans
  • September 15th – Monsieur Perine
  • September 16th-17th – Raul Acosta and Oro Solido (NEW)
  • September 18th – Celebrity Latin Talent (TBA)
  • September 19th-21st – Audio Exchange
  • September 22nd-24th – Los Amigos Invisibles
  • September 25th-26th – 98 °
  • September 27th-28th – Latin Ambition
  • September 29th – October 2nd – Boyz II Men
  • October 3rd-5th – Wise Radio
  • October 6th-7th – Mark Wills
  • October 8th-9th – Sugar Ray
  • October 13th-14th – Hoobastank
  • October 15th-16th – Air Supply
  • October 17th-19th – Evolution Mowtown
  • October 20th-21st – Taylor Dayne
  • October 22nd-23rd – Billy Ocean
  • October 27th-30th – Hanson
  • October 31st-November 2nd – Rexine
  • November 3rd-4th – We The Kings (NEW)
  • November 5th-6th – Sheila E.
  • November 7th-9th – Rexine Line
  • November 10th-11th – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
  • November 12th-13th – 38 Special

Entertainment and performers are subject to change, so check back for updates before your trip!

Eat to the Beat

There are a variety of dining packages available for the Eat to the Beat Concert Series. Each of the following dining packages comes with an appetizer, entree, and dessert or 1 full buffet (where applicable), as well as a non-alcoholic beverage and 1 guaranteed seat per person to an Eat to the Beat concert held on the same day.

Below is the 2023 pricing:

  • Akershus Royal Banquet (Norway pavilion) — Breakfast: Adults: $64, Kids (3-9): $41, Dinner: Adults: $74, Kids (3-9): $48
  • Biergarten Restaurant (Germany pavilion) — Adults: $60, Kids (3-9): $34
  • Coral Reef Restaurant (The Living Seas pavilion) — Adults: $69, Kids (3-9): $27
  • Garden Grill Restaurant (The Land pavilion) — Breakfast: Adults: $53, Kids (3-9): $34, Dinner: Adults: $66, Kids (3-9): $43
  • Le Cellier Steakhouse (Canada pavilion) — Adults: $95, Kids (3-9): $36
  • Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue (same-day dining packages only) (American Adventure pavilion) — Adults: $35, Kids (3-9): $17
  • Rose and Crown Dining Room (United Kingdom pavilion) — Adults: $29, Kids (3-9): $25
  • Spice Road Table (same-day dining packages only) (Morocco pavilion) — Adults: $47, Kids (3-9): $20
Eat to the Beat

Other Entertainment

During the 2023 Festival, you’ll also find the JAMMitors tapping away in World Celebration…


…Groovin’ Alps…

Drummers in Germany

…and some of EPCOT’s more regularly offered entertainment…

Mariachi Cobre

…such as Mariachi Cobre and Alberta Bound.

Click here for a look at the 2023 EPCOT Food & Wine Festival entertainment

EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival Special Events

No special events were announced for the 2021, or 2022 Festival, and thus far, none have been announced or offered in 2023. Watch this space for updated details about the 2023 Festival as they emerge.

EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival Merchandise

The 2023 Food and Wine Festival will feature all kinds of new merchandise to tempt you!

We anticipate several collections, including, new ears, an Annual Passholder collection, a Figment Collection, a special Festival Corkcicle, and more!

During the Food & Wine Festival, guests can also purchase a themed gift card wristlet that can be loaded with cash for some efficient purchasing power!

There’s a lot to pick from!

Click here to see ALL of the 2023 Food and Wine Festival Merchandise you can find in EPCOT

And click here to check out all of the Food and Wine Festival Merchandise you can get online!

EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival Extras

My Disney Experience, Walt Disney World’s app, has been enhanced with menu details about all of the food booths at the Festival, details about merchandise, and more to help you navigate the Festival.

If you have a nutritional sensitivity or a dietary restriction, be sure to check the My Disney Experience App for details on which food booths can accommodate your dining needs.

EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival Wine and Dine Half-Marathon Weekend

The 2023 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend will take place from November 2nd -5th, 2023.


Registration for the 2023 Wine & Dine Half-Marathon weekend already opened up, and the races are generally sold out.

In 2023, the Post-Race Party will also be offered and registration is still available. The event will begin at 10PM ET on November 5th.

2021 runDisney Wine and Dine Start

Also note there are virtual races this year as well, so if you can’t be at Walt Disney World, you’re still able to get in a magical run.

Click here for more details from runDisney

Stay tuned for more updates to this post as we get closer to the Food and Wine Festival and explore the food booths!

If you want to know more about previous Festivals, we’ve got you covered:

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