Sink Your Teeth Into Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2024

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Fall marks one of the best times of the year to visit EPCOT. From August 29 to November guests can embark on a culinary expedition at the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival. This event has plenty of mouthwatering food and live performances to enjoy. As a result, it should come as no surprise that this isn’t just one of the most popular special events at EPCOT but one of the most beloved at Walt Disney World overall. Are you hungry to learn more about this world celebration? Then you’ve come to the right place! We’ll give you a full course of info about this year’s EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival.

Things to Do at Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival

While all the rides Epcot is known for will stay open during the Food and Wine Festival, what you’re probably here for are all the fun things you can do! Here are some of the activities you can look forward to once the Food and Wine Festival begins.

Scavenger Hunts

This year’s festival is set to add three new scavenger hunts that the whole family can enjoy. These hunts take guests around the park to try out all kinds of food. Here are the scavenger hunts offered at the park.

  • Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak
  • Emile’s Fromage Montage – sample a variety of delicious cheeses served in inventive ways
  • Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit – celebrate the Halloween season with a special pumpkin hunt

Live Music

As the sun sets, guests can marvel at chart-topping musical acts during the Eat to the Beat Concert Series. These performances will take place nightly in the America Gardens Theatre and are a great way to wrap up a visit to the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. Want to guarantee yourself a seat at the show with some good food? Check out the Eat to the Beat dining packages. We’ll have more information about these packages as the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival gets closer.

Global Marketplaces

Of course, it wouldn’t be the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival without, well, international food! You’ll find global marketplaces scattered across the park, which feature dark chocolate fondue Belgian waffles with berry compote and whipped cream, apple strudel with vanilla sauce, warm chocolate ganache, and other returning favorites, as well as plenty of new treats! Stay tuned for a full list of menu items soon!

CommuniCore Hall and Epcot Food and Wine Festival

You might be wondering, “What about CommuniCore Hall?” After all, the new space is set to open on June 10, right in the heart of EPCOT’s World Celebration. According to Disney, this new area will add exciting fresh elements to the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival. What those elements are isn’t clear quite yet, but we’ll let you know as soon as we find out!

Best Places to Stay For the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival

Interested in sinking your teeth into the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival? Then you’ll probably want to find a good place to stay nearby. After all, there’s no worse thing than getting stuck in traffic on the way to the event you traveled to see. Fortunately, we have you covered! Here are a couple of fantastic resorts just minutes away from the park.

Disney’s Beach Club Villas

Disney’s Beach Club Villas are just a short walk away from the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival, making them a great choice for anyone hoping to spend as much time at the event as possible. This resort, alongside its next-door neighbor Disney’s Boat Club Villas, also boasts the biggest water area of any DVC property: Stormalong Bay. As a result, this resort is a stellar home away from home for guests who love a bit of aquatic fun during their vacation.


  • Stormalong Bay
  • Three leisure pools
  • Full-service spa
  • On-site dining
  • Mini-golf course
  • Pirate Adventure Cruise
  • Guided fishing excursion
  • Tennis court
  • Volleyball court
  • Jogging trails
  • Arcade


  • Deluxe Studio – accommodates up to five guests
  • One-Bedroom Villa – accommodates up to four guests
  • Two-Bedroom Villa – accommodates up to eight guests
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With its 3-acre water area and easy access to EPCOT, is it any surprise that Disney’s Beach Club Villas are in high demand? If you’re looking to stay at the villas, you’ll want to act fast!

Disney’s Boardwalk Villas

Another DVC resort just a short walk away from the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival is Disney’s Boardwalk Villas. Here, you’ll step back in time to the turn of the century at a Coney-Island-style boardwalk. This boardwalk is home to many delicious restaurants, all on its own, so if you still have some room after the festival, be sure to stop by! Plus, it has a thriving nightlife with plenty of colorful bars and clubs to enjoy, making it a great place to unwind after a day at EPCOT.


  • Three swimming pools
  • Fitness center
  • Jogging trails
  • Mini-golf court
  • Tennis court
  • Pickleball court
  • Arcade


  • Deluxe Studio – accommodates up to five adults
  • One-Bedroom Villa – accommodates up to four guests
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How to Save Money at Resorts Near the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival

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