EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival 2023 Dates Announced

Get ready to explore, sip and savor at the 2023 International Food & Wine Festival coming to EPCOT! This gastronomical extravaganza starts on July 27th and runs all the way until November 18th.

New & Returning Global Marketplaces

Explore the world in a bite at Disney’s EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival 2023! This epicurean event is presented by CORKCICLE and will feature over 25 Global Marketplaces. Some returning favorites include like The Fry Basket, Flavors from Fire, Canada, India and Spain, and new Marketplaces will be announced in the coming months.

Returning Festival Activities

Emile’s Fromage Montage

Emile’s Fromage Montage is one of the many offerings that will be returning to the Disney’s EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival 2023. Enjoy a variety of gourmet cheese and other cheesy bites from around the world. Sample some of the finest cheeses from countries like France, Italy, and America, as well as a selection of cured meats, crackers and accompaniments like fig jam and honey for pairing.

After collecting five stamps from the various locations offering these cheesy treats, head over to Shimmering Sips hosted and redeem your prize, a unique treat found only at this festival.

Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak

Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak is a fun scavenger hunt where guests will need to search for hidden Remy figurines throughout the promenade. Once you spot all of them you can collect an exclusive festival-themed prize. Embark on this family-friendly adventure, let your kids have some fun, and receive a delightful reward at the end!

If you’d like to see our coverage showing you the details of last year’s Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak scavenger hunt you can read our article here: Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak – Where To Find Him Around The World Showcase.

Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit

Starting September 29th and running through October 31st

Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit is a scavenger hunt where the whole family can search EPCOT for hidden Disney-themed pumpkins all over the park to collect all of them. Spot all of the hidden pumpkins to get your hands on unique prizes that you can’t get anywhere else – so be sure not to miss out! This fun and festive adventure will bring smiles to faces of both children and adults alike, so join in and get ready for some spooky surprises!

If you’d like to see our coverage showing you the details of last year’s Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit scavenger hunt you can read our article here: Pluto’s Pumpkin Pursuit – Where To Find All The Pumpkins.

Entertainment & Merchandise

Don’t miss out on the Eat to the Beat Concert Series presented by Florida Blue Medicare at America Gardens Theatre – it’s back and better than ever! Following news releases are expected to solidify the lineup and dates, as no official word has been shared yet.

As with each International Food & Wine Festival, we know you’ll be able to get your hands on some limited edition and limited release EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival merchandise but no specifics have been released just yet.

Stay tuned to the DVC Shop blog to learn about new announcements for this year’s International Food & Wine Festival at EPCOT as well as all the latest developments from inside the Disney theme parks and Disney Vacation Club resorts.

Written by

Rachel Van Norman

Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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