5 Reasons to Visit Epcot's Food & Wine Festival 2014
September 19 - November 10, 2014
Unique Flavors and New Events at Disney's Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival 2014 make it a fall tradition you won’t want to miss. This culinary journey of cuisines, wines and cultures will feature more than 25 International marketplaces serving tasty options to go along with the exceptional events and concerts. Still not convinced? Check out these five reasons you want to see 2014’s Food & Wine Festival compiled by your friends at Floridays Resort:
Travel the Globe!
Take a tour through International delicacies as you experience the culture and cuisines of more than 25 unique marketplaces. Savor an authentic waffle from Belgium or a piece of authentic Brazilian cheese bread. The marketplaces represent nearly every continent and have plenty of savory and sweet options for everyone. Be sure to also taste the beer or wine pairings suggested to go with the dish you try.
Experience New Flavors!
Think you’ve tasted it all before? There will be a few new cultural introductions to the World Showcase this year. The unique flavors of Argentina and Chile become one at the brand new Patagonia Marketplace. This new booth will feature unique options such as a sustainable roasted salmon with arugula chimichurri. Two different Chilean wines will be served. The Florida Fresh booth is no more and will be replaced by the Farm Fresh marketplace featuring local Florida flavors with a focus on seasonal freshness.
Stay even later!
Epcot Food & Wine Late Nights LIVE! is an after-hours street party on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:45 PM to 1:00 AM throughout the festival. Admission requires a separate ticket purchase and includes music, entertainment, and six items from different marketplace booths. Guests who are only attending this event do not need to purchase admission to Epcot. Click for more information.
Eat to the Beat!
Popular music acts from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s will be taking the stage at the American Gardens Theater as part of the “Eat to the Beat” concert series. Listen to your favorites from artist like The Pointer Sisters, Hanson, Billy Ocean, Sister Hazel and Boyz II Men. The perfect place to relax with a few of tastings and a wine pairing. Concerts are included in park admission and take place three times per evening.
Cook up new skills!
Sharpen your culinary skills at the demonstrations and seminars by celebrated chefs. Improve your kitchen skills, learn to make cocktails that impress, or become a gourmet cheese expert at the many appearances and presentations available. Included in park admission.