The plans for the 2010 Food and Wine Festival at Epcot have been announced today, with the event set to take place from October 1st to November 14th.
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the festival which is set to include two new tasting marketplaces from Belgium and South Korea as well as updated menus for Singapore, Argentina, Chile, Poland, South Africa, Australia, Spain and the USA.
The ‘Eat to the beat!’ concert stage will once again take its place in the American Gardens Theatre, with acts such as Sugar Ray, Air Supply, Howard Jones, 38 Special, Roger Hodgson, Hanson and Rick Springfield all performing over the course of the event.
It won’t just be famous musicians making an appearance either, a number of celebrity chefs will also be showing what they can do at the festival with culinary masters such as Warren Brown, Cat Cora, Todd English, Gale Gand, Robert Irvine, Art Smith and Andrew Zimmern all set to take part.
Samples (tapas sized) at the various stalls around the World Showcase will be priced from around $3-$8 with special Disney gift card available which can be recharged at various points around the lagoon.
Authentic Taste seminars and Authors Without Borders programs with special book signings at the Festival Center, Eat to the Beat! concerts, cultural adventures, Marketplace Discovery Passport and all attractions and park entertainment are included with regular Epcot admission.