EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival 2021 - The Ultimate Guide

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Epcot Food and Wine Festival
Everyone’s favourite foodie feast is returning for another year! 

It’s time to start gearing up for a unique taste experience when EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival returns later this year. 

One of the highlights of the Disney theme park festival calendar, the EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is taking place at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, beginning this summer. 

Tempting guests with a deluge of world-inspired treats, this party for the senses is a chance to experience a range of unique, mouth-watering dishes. We can’t wait to sink our teeth into this one! 


The EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is taking place from July 15 to November 20, 2021. 

It’s one of the many seasonal celebrations at EPCOT that take place throughout the year, celebrating a range of interests and hobbies. Head to Walt Disney World at a different time of the year, and you may experience either the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays, the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival, or the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts


There’s much to discover at the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival, from tantalising dishes to impressive live entertainment. Let’s take a closer look at what awaits you during your visit.

Global Marketplaces 

You don’t need to travel the world to experience a taste of some of the most iconic global dishes. 

The EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is known for showcasing a delicious range of worldwide cuisines, housed in the Global Marketplaces. 

Guests can bank on an intriguing taste of six continents, including returning favourites from countries such as Canada, Greece, and Germany, as well as the legendary Appleseed Orchard. 

Look out for our top picks: 

  • Roasted Lamb Chop with Sweet Potato Purée, Bush Berry Pea Salad and Pistachio-Pomegranate Gremolata (gluten/wheat-friendly) from Australia
  • Canadian Cheddar Cheese and Bacon Soup served with a Pretzel Roll from Canada
  • Bomboloni: Cream-filled Italian Doughnut with Raspberry Sauce and Powdered Sugar from Italy

This is your chance to immerse yourself in a plethora of cultures, as innovative chefs will showcase their cooking skills with culinary demonstrations and other special events. Sip on fine wine, craft beer, spirits, and other beverages too as you browse the many food booths and festival merchandise. 

Live Entertainment 

Head to World Showcase for all the live entertainment you can treat your eyes and ears to, during EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival

Taking over the Canada Mill Stage are JAMMin’ Chefs, a funky drumming crew using kitchen instruments like pots and pans to make incredible tunes. 

Over in the America Gardens Theatre, we’ll be treated to the traditional delights of Mariachi Cobre, as well as stunning vocal performances from Voices of Liberty. 

Family Fun 

The EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is a fantastic, family-friendly event, with a range of kid-friendly activities for your little ones to enjoy. 

Embark on a Ratatouille-inspired adventure, with Remy’s Ratatouille Hide and Squeak Scavenger Hunt. Search for the famous rat throughout World Showcase and the Global Marketplace, matching the ingredient stickers to your map. Once completed, bring your map to Disney Traders and choose a fantastic surprise! 

There’s also Emile’s Fromage Montage, where your whole family can sample a variety of cheeses in inventive ways. Collect a stamp for each of your cheese purchases, listed in your Festival Passport, and receive a prize from Shimmering Sips when you’ve got five! 

Check back soon for more updates surrounding this delicious festival.

Want to experience the EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival? Start planning your Walt Disney World Resort in Florida holiday now. 


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