planDisney Podcast: Guide to EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival 2023

Get ready to taste your way around the world! On this episode of the planDisney Podcast, panelists Amy C. and Jessica B. are sharing top tips for enjoying the best in global food and drink, live entertainment, family activities, and more at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival presented by CORKCICLE. Here are three things that you can look forward to on this episode:

  1. Taste Your Way Around The World

With nearly 30 global marketplaces at the EPCOT Food & Wine Festival, there’s something to satisfy every palate! Amy and Jessica recommend their favorite dishes from around the globe and share tips for experiencing the culturally diverse fare at this year’s festival. Not sure where to begin? Amy recommends checking out the Disney Eats Foodie Guide to help you plan your culinary adventure.

  1. The Perfect Festival Day

We’ve covered the food and the wine, but there is so much more to this festival! The panelists share how you can spice up your festival day with activities the whole family will enjoy, like going on a scavenger hunt around the World Showcase or enjoying live music at the America Gardens Theatre. If you’re a 90s music fan like Jessica, you’ll want to tune in to hear about the incredible lineup of local artists and well-known bands at this year’s Eat to the Beat Concert Series Presented by Florida Blue Medicare.

  1. Insider Tips from EPCOT Festival Manager

EPCOT Festival Manager Rick DeCicco returns to the planDisney Podcast to chat with host Amiyrah Martin and share the inside scoop on the exciting new offerings at this year’s EPCOT Food & Wine Festival. You won’t want to miss his insights on the four NEW global marketplaces debuting on Sept. 22 in honor of the Disney100 celebration at Walt Disney World.

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