Food & Wine Festival 2021 at EPCOT Announces New Food Booths

One of the most popular Epcot festivals is almost here, and to top it off, the 2021 Taste of EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival has just announced their Global Marketplace food booths. This festival will be running for its longest stretch yet, beginning on July 15, 2021 until November 20, 2021, totaling 129 days of absolute deliciousness.

The Global Marketplace booths will be found throughout the World Showcase and into parts of Future World. In regards to the Global Marketplace booth lineup, Walt Disney World had this to say, “There are new Global Marketplace concepts coming to Morocco, The American Adventure and throughout the park in July, with even more marketplaces opening in the fall.” This statement indicates that Disney will be doing a phased opening of booths for this years festival, with the first round of booths opening at the start of the festival, and the rest opening later.

San Juan Puerto Rico Food Booth from 2009 Food & Wine Festival at Disney's Epcot
San Juan Puerto Rico Food Booth from 2009 Food & Wine Festival at Disney’s Epcot

Phase 1 Booths at Food & Wine Festival 2021

Phase 1 Booths at Food & Wine Festival 2021

Booths opening in phase 1 will be available on July 15, 2021.

Australia – Enjoy a trip Down Under with some classic Australian food.

Appleseed Orchard – Apples are the star at this booth with apple and Autumn themed cuisines paired with ciders and beers.

Brew-Wing at the Epcot Experience (NEW!) – Explore a variety of chicken wings and flatbreads, assorted beers and ciders.

Canada – From lagers to wines, this booth has it all, even delicious Canadian dishes.

China – Enjoy a pop of flavor with mango bubble milk tea, draft beer and cocktails, as well as poplar Chinese dishes.

Donut Box – Nothing is old-fashioned about these donuts. Explore new bold donut flavors with a refreshing beverage.

Earth Eats – Plant-based variety is growing at this booth featuring Impossible brand foods, along with wine, chai tea or a chai tea cocktail.

Flavors from Fire hosted by The NFL on ESPN – Don’t fumble and skip on these hearty, delicious flavors.

France – The finest French cuisine can be found here to enjoy along with assorted wines or a slushy cocktail.

Germany – Germany will feature Bavarian bites that are sure to please.

Greece – Relish some of the most tasty of the traditional Greek dishes.

Hawaiʻi – Tropical flavors both sweet and savory can be found here.

Hops & Barley – All-American craft beer, wines and the best tastes from the East to the West of the U.S.

Italy – Sample some of the best food and wine in the world in pure Italian elegance.

Japan – The Land of the Rising Sun is bringing guests sushi and libations.

Mexico –  Chilaquiles, tacos, Mexican craft beer and margaritas can all be found here, south of the border.

The Noodle Exchange (NEW!) – This new booth will feature savory noodle dishes from the Far East.

Rotunda Bistro (NEW!) – Fresh seafood and produce can be found to munch on in this new booth.

Shimmering Sips – Enjoy decadent sweet treats and delicious mimosas.

The Swanky Saucy Swine (NEW!) – This new booth believes that Pork is key for all tasty things. Pair it with wine, beer or a cocktail.

Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina (NEW!) – Traditional Moroccan cuisine, like grilled kebabs and a falafel pita will be featured at this new booth.

Phase 2 Booths at Food & Wine Festival 2021

Phase 1 Booths at Food & Wine Festival 2021

Booths opening in phase 2 will be available on October 1, 2021. This is the same day as Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, as well as the opening of the new Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure in the newly updated France Pavilion.

The Alps – Indulge in the comfort of the Alps with warm cheese and fresh baguettes.

Belgium – From savory to sweet, this booth will satisfy your food itch.

Brazil – South American cuisine and culture will be featured in the finest way.

India – Be bold and partake it intense flavors with these Indian dishes.

Ireland – Traditional Emerald Isle flavors, like Irish sausage will pair beautifully with Irish ale and mead honey wine.

Kenya (NEW!) Opening October 1 – Set off on a new adventure with traditional Kenyan food and beer.

Lobster Landing (NEW!) Opening October 1 – Get a taste of New England, like you’ve never had before with everything lobster.

Mac & Eats (NEW!) Opening October 1 – Macaroni and cheese is being paired in ways never before dreamed.

Spain – Feast on fresh and fabulous Spanish foods along with beer and wine.

Eat, Drink, & Be Merry

Scavenger Hunts For The Whole Family

Indulging in all the delicious foods and beverages at EPCOT’s International Food & Wine Festival will not be the only thing to do. Food related scavenger hunts and activities are another way to enjoy the fun. Plus, participating in these will mean a prize to take home as a souvenir.

Remy from Remy's Hide & Squeak during Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2015
Remy from Remy’s Hide & Squeak during Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2015 – Image: Flickr Steven Miller

Families will love participating in Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak. This scavenger hunt will have kids enjoying the time of their lives and give the little ones something extra fun to do while the adults continue to enjoy in all the decadent food and drinks.

Emile’s Fromage Montage

For those still looking to enjoy a family friendly time while still eating to your hearts’ content, try out Emile’s Fromage Montage. Guests of all ages will be tasting revolutionary cheese dishes that would make Remy proud. When guests purchase five of the participating dishes from the Global Marketplaces they will receive five stamps. These stamps can be turned in for a prize from Shimmering Sips.

CORKCICLE Specialty Keepsakes

Food & Wine’s sponsor for 2021 is CORKCICLE, and they are offering a specialty keepsake for guests who visit Shimmering Sips

Speaking of Shimmering Sips, we saved some of the best news for last. Guests who visit Shimmering Sips Global Marketplace, along with our other locations during the festival will receive a specialty keepsake from this years sponsor, CORKCICLE. The CORKCICLE specialty beverage containers are bound to be the talk of the festival and the perfect keepsake to remember the Food & Wine Festival.

Will You Be Attending? Let Us Know!

The 2021 Taste of EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival is sure to be one of the largest and most incredible festivals of this year in Walt Disney World. It is easy to see that with all of the Global Marketplace booths, the activities, a new attraction in the France Pavilion, and the beginning of the 50th anniversary celebrations, this is going to be one spectacular festival. Guests will definitely not want to miss this.

Will you be attending the 2021 Taste of EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival? Have you gone in the past? What Global Marketplace food booth are you most looking forward to trying? Let us know in the comments below.

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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