The 2021 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival Begins Today!
The 2021 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival presented by CORKCICLE officially begins today! The festival will run for 129 consecutive days of delicious fun at Walt Disney World and feature more than 20 global marketplaces, live music, family fun, and new merchandise!
There are more than 20 Global Marketplaces that will debut today and another 10 joining the lineup this fall. New marketplaces open now include The Noodle Exchange, The Swanky Saucy Swine, Rotunda Bistro, Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina, and Brew-Wing at the EPCOT Experience.
Later this fall, new Global Marketplaces include Kenya, Mac & Eats, and Lobster Landing will join the festival.
Don't worry there are always the returning favorites including Hawai’i, Australia, Germany, Canada and Greece, Shimmering Sips hosted by CORKCICLE, Earth Eats hosted by Impossible, Refreshment Port hosted by Boursin Cheese, and Flavors from Fire hosted by The NFL on ESPN. For a complete menu, visit the Foodie Guide.
Local bands from across Central Florida will perform at the America Gardens Bandstand presented by Florida Blue Medicare. Performances will be available Friday through Monday. Live acts performing daily include Voices of Liberty, Mariachi Cobre and the Jammin’ Chefs.
Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak returns for kids of all ages to take part in a scavenger hunt to find Chef Remy around the festival. Guests can purchase a map and stickers from select locations and then search for Remy hidden throughout World Showcase and the Global Marketplaces. Those who complete the scavenger hunt earn a special surprise, .
Another family foodie event is Emile’s Fromage Montage, where you can purchase five participating cheese dishes from select Global Marketplaces. Guests who collect all five stamps can return to Shimmering Sips to claim a prize.
You can commemorate your visit to this year’s festival with official event merchandise, including apparel, home décor, kitchen essentials, trading pins and more.
The 2021 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival is available with a valid ticket or pass and a Disney Park Pass reservation for EPCOT on the same date.
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