Central Florida Foodie Events for September 2018

2018 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival - Chicken Dumplings with Chinese Slaw
Chicken Dumplings with Chinese Slaw

September usually denotes the start of fall. Here in Florida, it means event delicious food-centric events for Central Florida foodies to enjoy during the month.

Here are some of the great September 2018 food and drink events you might want to check out:

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SEPTEMBER 1-30

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month
More than 100 restaurants across the Orlando area will participate this year. Each participant will be offering a three-course, prix fixe dinner menu for just $35 per person, with one dollar from every meal served is donated to selected local charities. For a full list of participating restaurants, menus and to make reservations, visit OrlandoMagicalDining.com, or read our preview of this year’s event.

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SEPTEMBER 1 – NOVEMBER 12

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – International Food & Wine Festival
This annual event features seminars and workshops, fine dining events, appearances by top celebrity chefs, a free concert series, and bites and sips from 30+ regions around the globe. Samples are $4 and up. Park admission required. Visit Disneyworld.com for more info, or read our preview of this year’s event.

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SEPTEMBER 1-3

Raglan Road (Disney Springs) – The Great Irish Hooley
Raglan Road Orlando will host its 7th Annual ‘Great Irish Hooley’ celebrating Irish song, dance, food and drink. Visit raglanroad.com for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 1

Cress Restaurant (DeLand) – A Decade of Excellence Dinner Series
Cost: $75-$300
This is the last of the 10th anniversary dinners, and the theme is Sinfully Vegetarian. They state they are unable to accommodate ANY food restrictions, substitutions, or allergies during this dinner. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Homecomin’ Kitchen (Disney Springs) – SAT Night Shine feat. Moonshiner Tim Smith
Tim Smith, the man behind the “World Famous” Climax Moonshine and star of Discovery Channel’s “Moonshiners,” will be hosting a special edition of the restaurant’s Saturday Night Shine. No cover and they’ll have featured Climax cocktails for purchase. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Lucky’s Market (Clermont) – Can Do Brew Social
From 11am to 4pm, the store will have $1 12-ounce pours of Can Do brew in the Cafe, live music, and they’ll be grilling $5 fully loaded beer brats, with beer cheese and beer chili. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Redlight, Redlight (Orlando) – Bangrak Pop-Up
From 6-9pm, Bangrak Thai Street Kitchen is serving up food for purchase. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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SEPTEMBER 2

The District at Mills 50 (Orlando) – The Nutty Peanut Sampling
From 11am-3pm, The Nutty Peanut will be selling and sampling ALL of their flavors including the new Raspberry Pancake. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Sunday Brunch with the Chef feat. Richard Blais
Cost: $129 per person, plus tax, gratuity included
During this event, you’ll kick things off with a sparkling wine toast, enjoy an amazing spread of flavorful dishes—and listen to the celebrity guest dish out their favorite tips and tricks. Afterwards, there will be a meet-and-greet photo opportunity with the guest of honor. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

The Heavy (Winter Park) – Bangrak Pop-Up
From 5-8pm, Bangrak Thai Street Kitchen is serving up food for purchase. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Tuffy’s Bottle Shop & Lounge (Sanford) – BBQ Brunch feat. Swine and Sons
Swine and Sons will serve up Southern-inspired brunch dishes for purchase, and Tuffy’s will be featuring bottomless mimosas, endless Aperol spritzes, house bloody mary specials, and more. Thomas Wynn & Friends will be on hand for your listening pleasure. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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SEPTEMBER 3

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $65 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Guests will be treated to expertly prepared gourmet cuisine that showcases the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond. Paired with the perfect wine, each delicious meat and seafood dish embodies the cultural diversity and spirit of this region. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 4

Nature’s Table (Celebration) – Grand Reopening
Join in celebrating the reopening of one of the brand’s first central Florida locations. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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SEPTEMBER 5

ABC Fine Wines & Spirits (Orlando) – Horse Soldier Bottle Signing
Enjoy a sampling and bottle signing with Mark Nutsch and Bob Pennington, the heroes who led the Horse Soldier mission into Afghanistan, portrayed in the movie 12 Strong. The event runs from 6-8pm at the 2726 S. Orange Ave location. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $65 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Guests will be treated to expertly prepared gourmet cuisine that showcases the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond. Paired with the perfect wine, each delicious meat and seafood dish embodies the cultural diversity and spirit of this region. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Pepe’s Cantina (Winter Park) – Winter Park Wine Down
Enjoy all you can drink wine, sangria and draft Tecate Light for $15 from 6-9 pm  Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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SEPTEMBER 6

The District at Mills 50 (Orlando) – Vegan Comfort Food Pop-Up
From 6-9pm, there will be Chikken Parmesan Sandwiches for purchase featuring
soy chikken curls breaded to perfection, tossed in homemade marinara sauce, and piled on a baguette bun swirled with vegan Parmesan cream and vegan mozzarella. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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SEPTEMBER 6-7

Emeril Lagasse Foundation Kitchen House & Culinary Garden (Orlando) – Cooking With Friends – A Hunger Street Series
Cost: $100 per person (gratuity, tax, and service fees included)
Enjoy an omakase style 7 course dinner, paired with wine and mezcal prepared by the chefs at Hunger Street Tacos. There will be two seatings. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course Mexican meal, you’re invited to celebrate your senses as you sample from a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections—each carefully chosen to complement the spices found in these unique, regionally themed dishes. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 8

Downtown Clermont – Clermont Sips and Salsa
Free admission. Enjoy cultural cuisine through a variety of dishes for purchase. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more information.

Longwood Community Building (Longwood) – The Florida SMaSH Beer Festival
Cost: $35; 21+
The Florida SMaSH Beer Festival was created to celebrate to creativity and camaraderie of the brewers in the Sunshine State. Each brewery will concoct a beer all made from the same single malt and single hop. With proceeds going to the Sharing Center, this is the perfect chance to enjoying some delicious craft beer while supporting a great cause. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Luke’s Kitchen and Bar (Winter Park) – School Isn’t In Session: Cocktail Class
Cost: $45
Learn how to make a classic cocktail, a Luke’s signature cocktail, and how to craft a unique creation of your own. They will pair these cocktails with some small bites from the brunch menu. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Orchid Garden Ballroom at Church Street (Orlando) – United We Brunch
Cost: $40-$65 advance; $55-$80 day of; 21+
Experience seasonal brunch tastings, Bloody Marys, beer, mimosas, and cocktails, paired with live entertainment, all for one all-inclusive price. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Orlando World Center Marriott (Orlando) – Taste! Central Florida
Cost: $175 per person
Featuring the area’s most accomplished chefs, brewers, wine purveyors and spirit vendors, Taste! Central Florida invites the community to enjoy an evening of tasting portions of signature dishes accompanied by fine wines, craft beers, and specialty cocktails. All event proceeds benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. Visit TasteCFL.org for more information.

Wine Bar George (Disney Springs) – Wine Tasting with Master Sommelier George Miliotes
Cost: $65
Join Master Sommelier George Miliotes for a blind tasting of six wines alongside cheese and charcuterie. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 8-9

Lakeridge Winery (Clermont) – Wine & Cheese Festival
Cost: $5 adults; Free for kids 12 and under
This new event will feature all the Lakeridge festival standards including live music, Lakeridge wine by the glass, beer, soft drinks and a variety of food is available for purchase. You’ll also enjoy a special complimentary wine tasting including samples of cheese paired with some of their best selling wines.Visit lakeridgewinery.com for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 9

The Cookery Artisinal Market (Orlando) – Semilla Nativa Tasting and Demo
Semilla Nativa is doing a live tasting show from its all locally grown, 100% organic, vegan and gluten free products, offering special prices, and more. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Sunday Brunch with the Chef feat. Jamie Deen
Cost: $129 per person, plus tax, gratuity included
During this event, you’ll kick things off with a sparkling wine toast, enjoy an amazing spread of flavorful dishes—and listen to the celebrity guest dish out their favorite tips and tricks. Afterwards, there will be a meet-and-greet photo opportunity with the guest of honor. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

The Outpost Vegan Kitchen, Bistro, and Food Store (Groveland) – Grand Opening
There will be light bites to sample some food that will be available both in the food store and bistro Togo. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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SEPTEMBER 10

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon
Cost: $99 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Gather in a rustic wine cellar as Italy’s finest food and drink are paired in perfect harmony. Savor a spectacular 5-course meal of epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $65 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Guests will be treated to expertly prepared gourmet cuisine that showcases the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond. Paired with the perfect wine, each delicious meat and seafood dish embodies the cultural diversity and spirit of this region. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

The Osprey Tavern (Baldwin Park/Orlando) – Bangrak Thai Street Kitchen Pop-Up
Cost: $100 per person (including gratuity, tax, and service fees)
Enjoy a traditional, seven course Thai meal at the chef’s table in the Osprey Tavern, featuring a beverage pairing by Progress Wine Group. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

West End Trading Co. (Sanford) – Kona Bros Luau and Pig Roast
From 6-11pm enjoy free pig roast compliments of the always delicious The Smiling Bison in Sanford. Meet the Kona Bros of Kona Brewing Company from 8-10pm, with swag and draft specials all night. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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SEPTEMBER 11

Paddlefish (Disney Springs) – Rooftop Wine Experience
Cost: $40 per guest (includes tax & gratuity)
Enjoy this bi-weekly wine experience and discussion lead by Sommelier, Trey Malonson. Includes wine samples and light bites. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida (Orlando) – Food for Thought Tour
During this free one-hour information session you will learn more about who is hungry in our community and then take a walking tour of the food bank to see how they operate. Lunch is also provided. Go to feedhopenow.org to register.

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SEPTEMBER 12

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon
Cost: $99 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Gather in a rustic wine cellar as Italy’s finest food and drink are paired in perfect harmony. Savor a spectacular 5-course meal of epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $65 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Guests will be treated to expertly prepared gourmet cuisine that showcases the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond. Paired with the perfect wine, each delicious meat and seafood dish embodies the cultural diversity and spirit of this region. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Marlow’s Tavern (Lee Vista/Orlando) – 2nd Anniversary Celebration
The evening will include a collaboration with Funky Buddha Brewery, a special menu of customer favorites, live music, giveaways and the opportunity to win dinner for a year. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 13

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House (Orlando) WhistlePig Whiskey Dinner
Cost: $195 per person (+ tax/gratuity); 21+
Indulge in a four-course menu, crafted by Chef Greg Thompson to pair perfectly with fine-aged whiskey cocktails. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

The Mezz (Orlando) – Dining in the Dark
Cost: $200 per person
Immerse yourself in a world of aroma, taste, sound and texture – all in total darkness! Featured menu selections from: Muddy Waters Orlando, B&A Catering, Oudom Thai & Sushi, Soco Thornton Park, and Wildtree. Guest servers from Orlando Police Department SWAT. Proceeds benefit Lighthouse Central Florida. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

MOOR at Gaylord Palms (Kissimmee) – Orlando Date Night Discovery Dinner
Cost: $99 per person
The evening will consist of five courses, each paired with an adult beverage. The menu, which stays completely secret until each course is served, gives local chefs the chance to show their epicurean pizzazz. Visit the event’s ticket page for more info.  This event has been cancelled.

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SEPTEMBER 13-14

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course Mexican meal, you’re invited to celebrate your senses as you sample from a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections—each carefully chosen to complement the spices found in these unique, regionally themed dishes. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 14

Loews Royal Pacific Resort (Universal Orlando) – Jake’s Beer Dinner
Cost: $55 per person; 21+
Taking place only a handful of times each year, the dinner features five expertly prepared courses that the hotel’s award-winning chefs pair with specialty craft beers. The featured brewery for this dinner will be Intuition Ale Works, located in nearby Jacksonville, Florida. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 15

1921 by Norman Van Aken (Mount Dora) – Dine & Learn Luncheon
Cost: $35 per person
Join authors Pam Brandon, Katie Farmand & Heather McPherson as they celebrate the Florida farmers of the land and waterways. Includes a three-course lunch. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info

Lake Eola Park (Orlando) – Indonesia Day
Free admission. Celebrate the culture and heritage of Indonesia with food for purchase, performances, goods, and more. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info

Terralina Crafted Italian (Disney Springs) – Pasta Making Class
Cost: $40 per person
Executive Chef Justin Plank will demonstrate how to make fresh pasta at home with a few simple ingredients. Learn how to make spinach & ricotta ravioli with a roasted garlic tomato cream sauce while sipping wine. Then put your skills to the test and create your own to take home. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 16

Celery City Craft (Sanford) – St. John’s Salsa Summit
Cost: $5 to taste; $10 to submit a recipe
Who makes the best salsa in Sanford? All proceeds go to benefit the non-profit Grand Tour Foundation, which provides scholarships for kids looking to enter the culinary industry. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Sunday Brunch with the Chef feat. Tiffani Thiessen
Cost: $129 per person, plus tax, gratuity included
During this event, you’ll kick things off with a sparkling wine toast, enjoy an amazing spread of flavorful dishes—and listen to the celebrity guest dish out their favorite tips and tricks. Afterwards, there will be a meet-and-greet photo opportunity with the guest of honor. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 17

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon
Cost: $99 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Gather in a rustic wine cellar as Italy’s finest food and drink are paired in perfect harmony. Savor a spectacular 5-course meal of epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $65 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Guests will be treated to expertly prepared gourmet cuisine that showcases the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond. Paired with the perfect wine, each delicious meat and seafood dish embodies the cultural diversity and spirit of this region. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 18

Bites & Bubbles (Mills50/Orlando) – Brews & Banfi Dinner
Cost: $75; 21+
Enjoy a reception and four-course meal featuring Banfi wines and Unibroue beer pairings. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa (Mills50/Orlando) – BurgerBeast National Cheeseburger Day Celebration
Cost: $10
Preorder The Burger Beast Burger: Burger Beast Beef Blend (featuring cuts of Short Rib & Hanger Steak) patty by Sunshine Provisions topped with American Cheese, Hellmann’s Mayonnaise, and BEAST Sauce (Sriracha Guava Ketchup), on a custom Medianoche Burger Roll made by BreadMan Miami Bakery. Served with a side of Chifles’ Toston Chips and a fountain soda in a limited edition Burger Beast 10th Anniversary Cup. Only 100 will be made. 100% of the proceeds to benefit Bishop Grady Villas. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 19

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon
Cost: $99 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Gather in a rustic wine cellar as Italy’s finest food and drink are paired in perfect harmony. Savor a spectacular 5-course meal of epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $65 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Guests will be treated to expertly prepared gourmet cuisine that showcases the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond. Paired with the perfect wine, each delicious meat and seafood dish embodies the cultural diversity and spirit of this region. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Orlando Brewing (Orlando) – Doughnut & Beer Pairing
Dig into Orlandough’s organic mini doughnuts paired perfectly with four organic brews (5 oz sampler glasses) at this guided pairing. Visit OrlandoBrewing.com for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 20

Nikki’s Place Southern Cuisine (Orlando) – Orlando 60 Field Trip
Cost: $35 per person
The inaugural “Orlando 60 Field Trip” series will begin at Nikki’s Place Southern Cuisine in Orlando’s Parramore neighborhood.The special dining experience will begin with samples of Southern “delicacies” including fried chittlin bites, smothered chicken gizzards and livers and okra soup. Dinner options will include oxtails, fried chicken, baked chicken, smothered rib tips or a veggie plate. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 20-21

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course Mexican meal, you’re invited to celebrate your senses as you sample from a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections—each carefully chosen to complement the spices found in these unique, regionally themed dishes. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 21

Bolay (Lake Nona) – Grand Opening
Celebrate the opening of this healthy build-your-bowl eatery. The first 25 guests in the door win a catering party for 10, and there will be Bolay Swag giveaways throughout the day. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

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SEPTEMBER 22

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Parisian Breakfast
Cost: $40 per person, plus tax, gratuity included
Start the day with fresh-baked goodness, from baguettes and croissants to patisserie-perfect pain au chocolat. Guests are invited to sip cappuccino, hot chocolate or French sparkling mimosas all while indulging in an authentic Parisian breakfast buffet. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Party for the Senses
Cost: From $229 to $349 per Guest—plus tax, gratuity included
Join acclaimed chefs, personalities and entertainers for an evening of amazing food and drink. The event also includes reserved seating for the 5:30 PM performance of the Eat to the Beat concert series. Epcot admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Orlando Brewing (Orlando) – 12th Annual Oktoberfest
There is free admission to this celebration of German food, music, games & beer. The tapping of their organic 2018 Oktoberfest märzen lager will take place at 1pm. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more information.

Seminole Harley-Davidson (Sanford) – Orlando Magazine’s 2018 Orlando Burger Battle
Cost: $45-$75
Join 20+ award winning, well known, and most popular Central Florida restaurants and chefs this September for an epic, battle-style burger competition. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information. You can also read my review from last year’s Orlando Burger Battle.

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SEPTEMBER 23

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Sunday Brunch with the Chef feat. Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto
Cost: $129 per person, plus tax, gratuity included
During this event, you’ll kick things off with a sparkling wine toast, enjoy an amazing spread of flavorful dishes—and listen to the celebrity guest dish out their favorite tips and tricks. Afterwards, there will be a meet-and-greet photo opportunity with the guest of honor. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 24

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon
Cost: $99 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Gather in a rustic wine cellar as Italy’s finest food and drink are paired in perfect harmony. Savor a spectacular 5-course meal of epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $65 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Guests will be treated to expertly prepared gourmet cuisine that showcases the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond. Paired with the perfect wine, each delicious meat and seafood dish embodies the cultural diversity and spirit of this region. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 25

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Wine vs Beer Italian Food Pairing
Cost: $88 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Paddlefish (Disney Springs) – Rooftop Wine Experience
Cost: $40 per guest (includes tax & gratuity)
Enjoy this bi-weekly wine experience and discussion lead by Sommelier, Trey Malonson. Includes wine samples and light bites. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida (Orlando) – Food for Thought Tour
During this free one-hour information session you will learn more about who is hungry in our community and then take a walking tour of the food bank to see how they operate. Lunch is also provided. Go to feedhopenow.org to register.

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SEPTEMBER 26

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon
Cost: $99 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Gather in a rustic wine cellar as Italy’s finest food and drink are paired in perfect harmony. Savor a spectacular 5-course meal of epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $65 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Guests will be treated to expertly prepared gourmet cuisine that showcases the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond. Paired with the perfect wine, each delicious meat and seafood dish embodies the cultural diversity and spirit of this region. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 27

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Wine vs Beer Italian Food Pairing
Cost: $88 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 27-28

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85 per person, plus tax, gratuity included; 21+
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course Mexican meal, you’re invited to celebrate your senses as you sample from a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections—each carefully chosen to complement the spices found in these unique, regionally themed dishes. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 28

Celine Orlando (Orlando) – The Great Orlando Cocktail Party
Cost: $30-$65; 21+
The Great Orlando Cocktail Party celebrates Orlando’s thriving cocktail culture, spotlighting the city’s TOP bars and bartenders competing against one another. Attendees also enjoy light bites by several of Orlando’s local restaurants, live music, and more. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 29

Earl Brown Park (DeLand) – DeLand Bacon & Brew Fest 2018
Cost: $35-$60
If you’re thirsty and love bacon, this is the day you do not want to miss. Admission is free, but you must purchase a pass to enjoy the beer. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – Parisian Breakfast
Cost: $40 per person, plus tax, gratuity included
Start the day with fresh-baked goodness, from baguettes and croissants to patisserie-perfect pain au chocolat. Guests are invited to sip cappuccino, hot chocolate or French sparkling mimosas all while indulging in an authentic Parisian breakfast buffet. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

Epcot (Walt Disney World) – The Parisian Afternoon, Sandwiches, Macarons and Bubbles!
Cost: $55 per person, plus tax, gratuity included
Take a respite from your Epcot adventures to relax, sip unlimited mimosas and nibble a magnifique medley of treats. From finger sandwiches and savory mignardises to melt-in-your-mouth macarons and an assortment of delicate petit fours, both foodies and Francophiles alike will feel as if they’ve been whisked away to a dreamy bistro along la Rive Gauche. Park admission also required. Visit the event’s ticket page for more information.

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SEPTEMBER 30

Lake Eola Park (Orlando) – International Food and Drink Festival
Enjoy authentic traditional cuisine from countries from all over the world, including Puerto Rico, Colombia, Italy, Spain, Chile, Peru, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Middle Eastern, India, USA, Venezuela, Thailand and more. Free admission. Visit the event’s Facebook page for more information.

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There may be events added to the month as it progresses, so keep an eye on our events calendar for new postings.

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