Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Premium Events Reservations Open Soon!

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Premium Events Reservations Open Soon!

by Kimberly Masimore

Be sure to mark your calendars for July 30th. This is when you will be able to book special events for the 20th Anniversary of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. This year the festival is going to be bigger and better than ever. For the first time it will be expanding into Future World.

The Taste your way sign for the Food and Wine Festival

Taste your way around the World - Photo by WDW Shutterbug

Most of the activities for the Food & Wine Festival are included in park admission. However, many people who attend find they want a more immersive experience, and that is where the premium events come in. You can get a complete listing of all of the events at epcotfoodfestival.com, but below are a few examples of the add-ons that could take your vacation from great to memorable.
  • Boot Camp Series: Explore your inner chef during this 2-hour course. The cost is $119 per guest.
  • Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon: Enjoy 5 courses paired with the perfect wine as you tempt your palate. The cost is $94 per guest.
  • Mixology Seminar: Watch a mixologist create delicious cocktails. Learn the tricks and sample the creations. The cost is $15 per guest.

ABC’s The Chew will be broadcasting live from this year’s festival October 7, 8, and 9th. According to The Chew’s official website, the audience tickets for the broadcast are already sold out.


one day free in the parks

The Food & Wine Festival takes place September 25 through November 16th. Reservations for premium events open at 7 a.m sharp on Thursday July 30th. Even though this year will have new offerings, some events have filled up quickly in the past. If you are interested in visiting this spectacular event and booking some of the premium events, be sure to get in touch with our friends at Destinations to Travel.

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