Fall fun is abundant in Orlando. Toss in delicious food, wine and craft beer and you have the most delicious time of the year. From theme parks to Winter Park, prepare to snack and sip your way around appetizing activities all over the city. Here’s our menu of the top picks for Central Florida’s fall time food festival favorites. Just come hungry!
Aug. 29 – Nov. 23, 2019
Taste your way around the world at over 30 individual marketplaces serving up irresistible flavors from all over the globe at Walt Disney World’s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. Included with regular park admission, this celebration for foodies of all ages is brimming with delicious dishes, sweet treats, fine wine, craft beer and unique drinks. There’s also plenty of entertainment to rock out to, including the Eat to the Beat concert series, along with seminars and demonstrations that will delight your tastebuds.
Sept. 7 – Oct. 27, 2019
Calling all beer lovers! SeaWorld Orlando is brewing up a hoppy party of more than more than 100 crafts beers. Sample from a mix of domestic, international and local Florida favorites, perfectly paired with 20 food items. This weekend’s only event is included with regular park admission.
Weekends, Sept. 13 – Nov. 24, 2019
Add wine whimsy and culinary cravings to your plans at the annual Food and Wine Weekends, taking place at the Waldorf Astoria and Hilton Bonnet Creek resorts. Gourmet food tastings and fine wine pairings are paired up with hands-on culinary workshops and seminars. Highlights include decadent desserts at Bar du Chocolat; frosty fun creations at the Pop Culture ice cream bar pop up; inventive libations at Cocktail Creations, and so much more. Resort guests can also catch a free shuttle to the Walt Disney World theme parks and attractions.
Nov. 8 & 9, 2019
Take a stroll along the walkway between Orlando’s iconic Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin hotels with your fork and knife in hand for this immersive food festival. Sample wines from around the world and dine on plenty of culinary flavors from pastas to pastries. Increase your culinary chops with 11 different educational food and wine seminars. Event pricing packages vary.
Nov. 9, 2019
Ready to combine culinary arts with cowboy hats and boots? Dine for a cause at the annual Cows ‘n Cabs fundraising event, benefiting Orlando charities. Featuring mini-dish tastings from over 25 gourmet Orlando restaurants and over 200 wines, craft beers and cocktails, there’s an abundance of bubbly, brews and chews. And we’re serious about wearing your cowboy hat and boots, it is Florida after all. General admission tickets are $120 and early admission VIP tickets are $160.
As the temps get cooler, the fall fun only heats up in Orlando. With so many great food events to celebrate, you’ll need plenty of theme-park time to walk it all off.