EVERYTHING Confirmed to Return to EPCOT’s Food and Wine Festival in 2022

The 2022 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival may not be over yet, but Disney’s already getting us excited for the NEXT big EPCOT event — the Food & Wine Festival!

EPCOT Food and Wine Festival

Earlier today, Disney shared that the Food & Wine Festival will start on July 14th and run through part of November. But just what can fans expect to find at the Festival this year? Here’s what we know so far!

Here’s a list of EVERYTHING confirmed to return to the 2022 EPCOT Food & Wine Festival!

Food Booths

It wouldn’t be at an EPCOT Festival (particularly the Food & Wine Festival) without…well, food & wine of course! Though Disney has not yet shared the FULL list of booths that will be appearing at the Festival this year, they have shared that there will be NEW concepts and menu items at more than 25 Global Marketplaces (aka food booths) throughout the park.

Swanky Saucy Swine Spread from 2021

So far, Disney has confirmed that a few booths will be returning from last year, including The Swanky Saucy Swine, Appleseed Orchard, Hops & Barley, Earth Eats (hosted by Impossible), and Shimmering sips (hosted by CORKCICLE).

When noting the cuisines that will be available at the booths, Disney’s Food & Wine website lists the following: African, American, Asian, Bakery, British, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Moroccan, Norwegian , Seafood, and Sushi. We can’t wait to see the official list of confirmed booths once that is revealed!

Appleseed Orchard in 2021

Note that according to Disney, not all of the booths will open at once. Instead, some of the food booths will open a few weeks later (after the official start of the Festival). This is something we saw done last year as well. What festival booths will open “late” and just how late to the party will they be? Disney hasn’t shared that yet, but we’re on the lookout for updates!

Click here to see our best of the fest list from 2021’s Food & Wine Festival!

Eat to the Beat Concert Series

the Eat to the Beat Concert Series will also be BACK in 2022! The series will feature “internationally recognized artists as well as local bands” and will once again be on the America Gardens Theater stage. It sounds like this will be a mixture of popular artists and local bands just like what we’ve seen for the 2022 Flower and Garden Festival’s Garden Rocks concert series.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Performing at Eat to the Beat | 2009

Disney hasn’t announced the lineup of artists yet, but has shared that the types of music that will be performed will include pop, country, R&B, and more.

Disney also hasn’t mentioned whether dining packages will be available to go along with these concerts, so we’ll be on the lookout for any updates on that. Considering the fact that dining packages were available at the Festival of the Arts and have been available at the Flower and Garden Festival, we expect that they will return, but Disney hasn’t confirmed that yet.

Click here to learn more about the Eat to the Beat concert series

Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak

If you’re all about the EPCOT Festival scavenger hunts (and their prizes!) then you’ll be thrilled to know that Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak (the Food & Wine scavenger hunt) will be returning.

Scavenger Hunt Map from 2021

You’ll be able to buy your map and stickers from Port of Entry, Pin Traders — Camera Center, or World Traveler. Then, it’s time to search for Remy throughout World Showcase! When you find Remy, be sure to place the right sticker on the corresponding part of the map.

Once you finish your map, you can get a special surprise! Bring your map back to Disney Traders, Gateway Gifts, or World Traveler to claim your reward.

Redemption Prize from 2021

Pricing for this year’s scavenger hunt has not yet been announced. It was priced at $9.99 last year. We’ll be on the lookout for updates about that.

Click here to see more details about our experience with the scavenger hunt in 2021!

Emile’s Fromage Montage

Calling all foodies! Emile’s Fromage Montage (a sort-of food completion challenge at the festival) is also returning this year. As part of this challenge, you’ll need to purchase any 5 cheese dishes from select food booths at the Festival (these will be listed in the Festival Passport). When you purchase a qualifying dish, be sure to grab a stamp!

Cheese Crawl from 2021

Once guests get all 5 stamps, they can traditionally get a FREE “completer prize.” Last year, this prize was a Strawberry Cheesecake Soft Serve in a collectible cup. In discussing Emile’s Fromage Montage, Disney hasn’t specifically mentioned a prize this year (though we expect there will be one available) or what it may involve. We’ll be on the lookout for more updates!

Click here to see our FULL review of Emile’s Fromage Montage from 2021!

ALL the merch!

What’s an EPCOT festival without a bit of shopping?! There will be a number of items for guests to pick from in 2022 when the Food & Wine Festival returns. So far, Disney has said that the official merchandise for this year will include apparel, home decor, trading pins, and more!

Food and Wine Festival Merchandise from 2021

Disney has shared that these items will be available at the Creations Shop and other locations throughout the park.

See all of the 2021 EPCOT Food & Wine Festival merchandise here!

What’s missing from the list of confirmed returning items? Well, Disney still hasn’t shared what special events (if any) will be available as part of the festival (For example, will the old Party for the Senses event return?). Disney also hasn’t noted whether any Celebrity Chefs will be making appearances at the Festival, or what other entertainment might be available for fans to enjoy.

The Festival is still a few months away though, so we expect more updates soon! Be sure to check back with us for more news on the Food & Wine Festival.

Click here for updates about this year’s Food & Wine Festival!

Ready to Plan for Your 2022 EPCOT Food and Wine Festival Trip?

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Are you excited for the return of the Food & Wine Festival?! Tell us in the comments!

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