Foodies, listen up: an international food and wine experience is just around the corner for you! In less than a month and less than a 2 hour drive away, one of the best food festivals will be starting up. If you and your significant other are food connoisseurs, make your way over to Orlando from August 30th through November 12th for the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.
For years, Epcot has been a prime location for Floridians and tourists alike to get a taste of the unfamiliar and foreign. Of course, the International Food & Wine Festival is no different! You'll have a wide array of options to choose from for a meal, snack, drink or dessert. With food and wine from places like Australia, China, Greece, Ireland and much more, you'll have a lot to choose from. In total, there are about 35 different places full of many options.
And good food isn't all you're going to get at this festival. The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will also feature a concert series! The music will range among several different genres, including pop, country, R&B and more. The Plain White Ts, David Cook, Smash Mouth and Boyz II Men are just a few of 30+ artists on the lineup for this year's festival. Make sure to check it out to see which day each artist is coming! The shows will be at the America Gardens Theatre in the World Showcase area at Epcot.
The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is a blast every year for more reasons than the ones already mentioned. Additional to the food, wine and music, this festival also feature many different seminars, culinary demonstrations, and workshops. At the seminars, you can sample and learn about different cheeses, wines, beers and spirits. At the culinary demonstrations, you'll be able to witness some culinary professionals cooking up a treat. And at the workshops, you can get hands on and learn more tips and tricks.
If you love food and wine but don't want to go all the way to Orlando, here are some other ideas you could use when planning your next date! Check out Champagne, Cocktails and Creativity: The C House or Date Night Around the World: Tampa Italian Edition!