When is EPCOT Food & Wine Festival? Here's how much it costs, who's performing.

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Ready to explore the globe while sampling delicious food and drinks and experiencing live entertainment?

The 2024 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival is set to start next month, serving both new and fan-favorite items for parkgoers to enjoy.

Presented by CORKCICLE, the festival will return to its typical August start date. The last four festival years have all started in July after the pandemic.

Where is EPCOT in Orlando?

Disney's EPCOT (Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) is at 200 Epcot Center Drive in Lake Buena Vista (Orlando, Florida).

What is EPCOT's International Food & Wine Festival?

Raclette is a fan favorite from the Alps marketplace at EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival.
Raclette is a fan favorite from the Alps marketplace at EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival.

The EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival is an annual food festival held at the theme park. It showcases food and beverages from a variety of cuisines around the world, from the Americas to Asia and everywhere in between. The festival features several booths that offer dozens of new items.

What are the dates for EPCOT Food and Wine Festival 2024?

The EPCOT Food and Wine Festival runs from Aug. 29 through, Nov. 23.

Is there a separate ticket for the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival? Is food included in EPCOT Food and Wine 2024?

Admission to the basic festival is included with park admission, but guests must purchase the food and drink separately. Each booth offers small plates for a fee, usually ranging from $8 to $12.

Depending on the date, tickets for EPCOT are roughly $109 per day for all guests. To see tickets and Florida resident deals, see Disney's website.

How many booths are at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival 2024?

According to the Disney Food Blog, the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival will feature more than 25 Global Marketplace food booths. The menus for the booths have yet to be announced.

Concerts scheduled for 2024 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival in Orlando

Yellowcard will entertain at The Pavilion at Star Lake.
Yellowcard will entertain at The Pavilion at Star Lake.

The concerts are held nightly beginning Aug. 30, 2024, the day after the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival begins. There are three concerts each night: 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Here is 2024's current lineup:

◾ Aug. 30-31 – The Fray

◾ Sept. 1-2 – Sugar Ray

◾ Sept. 6-7 – Hoobastank

◾ Sept. 8-9 – Yellowcard (NEW)

◾ Sept. 13-14 – Tiffany

◾ Sept. 15-16 – MercyMe

◾ Sept. 20-21 – Sheila E.

◾ Sept. 22-23 – The Wanted (NEW)

◾ Sept. 27 – Luis Figueroa

◾ Sept. 28-29 – Mau Y Ricky (NEW)

◾ Sept. 30 – Jesse & Joy (NEW)

◾ Oct. 4-5 – Aloe Blacc (NEW)

◾ Oct. 6-7 – Joey Fatone & Friends

◾ Oct. 11-12 – We The Kings

◾ Oct. 13-14 – Switchfoot

◾ Oct. 18-19 – David Archuleta (NEW)

◾ Oct. 20-21 – Billy Ocean

◾ Oct. 25-28 – Hanson

◾ Nov. 1-2 – Haley Reinhart featuring Emily Estefan, Casey Abrams and Janel Parrish  (NEW)

◾ Nov. 3-4 – Boyz II Men

◾ Nov. 8-9 – Magic! (NEW)

◾ Nov. 10-11 – Parmalee (NEW)

◾ Nov. 15-16 – Smash Mouth

◾ Nov. 17-18 – 98 Degrees

What are the scavenger hunts at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival?

The EPCOT Food and Wine Festival will offer three scavenger hunts for guests who choose to participate — Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak, Emile’s Fromage Montage and Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit.

As of July 2024, only details have been released for Emile’s Fromage Montage. The scavenger hunt allows guests to "travel the world and sample a variety of delicious cheeses served in inventive ways."

What are the other festivals at EPCOT?

The Neapolitan Dessert Trio, which includes chocolate tart, vanilla bean cheesecake and strawberry mousse, is a new dish at the 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts.
The Neapolitan Dessert Trio, which includes chocolate tart, vanilla bean cheesecake and strawberry mousse, is a new dish at the 2024 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts.

Can't make it to the theme park this fall 2024 season? No worries, EPCOT has other festivals throughout the year for parkgoers to enjoy:

◾ EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays - Nov. 29 through Dec. 30, 2024

◾ EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival - date unknown for 2025

◾ Celebrate the Creation of Art and Cuisine - date unknown for 2025

Like the International Food & Wine Festival, these are included in your park ticket.

This article originally appeared on Fort Myers News-Press: Disney in Orlando: Epcot Food & Wine 2024 dates, cost, admission

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