Central Florida Foodie Events For October 2019 .. #OrlandoFoodies ::UPDATED::

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

Though you wouldn’t know it from the weather, we’re in the fall season here in Central Florida, which means more great eats for area foodies.

Want proof? Here are all the Orlando foodie events happening in October 2019:

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OCTOBER 1-7

Various Locations – Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining
This year, over 120 of the Orlando area’s fine dining restaurants are offering a $35 three-course prix fixe dinner menu showcasing the best of their dishes. It’s a great way to try new restaurants on your list, or rediscover old favorites. And due to the hurricane last month, you get SEVEN extra days to enjoy this promotion!

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OCTOBER 1-31

The Pizza Press, Winter Garden – National Pizza Month BOGO
Buy any pizza and get one free cheese pizza Mondays-Thursdays 2 to 5pm. Valid at The Pizza Press Winter Garden in-store only. Must mention or show offer and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

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OCTOBER 1 – NOVEMBER 23

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – International Food & Wine Festival
Cost: Park admission required; Samples average $4-$12
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.

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OCTOBER 2

À La Cart Orlando – Walking Tree Beer Dinner
Cost: $40
Enjoy 5 of Walking Tree’s finest ales straight from Vero Beach paired with 5 delicious off-menu dishes from the food trucks

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $69; park admission also required
Guests will be treated to a sparkling wine reception and 4 expertly prepared tasting-size courses that highlight the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond at Spice Road Table at the Morocco Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon
Cost: $125; park admission also required
Savor a spectacular 6-course meal featuring epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors at the Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

The Greenery Creamery, Orlando – Taglish Pop-Up
Celebrating Filipino-American History Month with “Just Desserts,” a pop-up collaboration.

Quantum Leap Winery, Orlando – Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate: Perfectly Paired!
Cost: $45
Learn by doing– taste and experience how wine and food interact through the thoughtful pairings of 5 wines, 4 cheeses, and 4 Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park chocolate confections.

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OCTOBER 3

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Culinary Tour of Japan
Cost: $160; park admission also required
Guests will enjoy a visual tour of the islands of Japan while dining on 3 traditional courses perfectly paired with sake and other thirst-quenching libations at Tokyo Dining at the Japan Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Food, Wine vs. Beer Pairing
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer—all chosen to complement his/her original recipes at the Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria in the Italy Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

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OCTOBER 4

Carlo’s Bakery, Orlando – Buddy Valastro Meet-and-Greet
From 3:00pm to 6:00pm, Food Network star Buddy Valastro will visit his Carlo’s Bakery location in the Dining Pavilion of The Florida Mall. Buddy will be taking photographs and signing autographs with fans for the duration of his visit.

Deadly Sins Brewing, Winter Park – Foodie Friday
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Serving a double-cut, cider glazed pork chop, accompanied by apple compote and cheddar cornbread.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – French Family Meal Traditions
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Guests will experience a culinary adventure that’s deliciously nostalgic. Masterfully paired with the perfect wines, these magnifique meals promise to take you on a tasty trip through some of the country’s most famous places at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Houndstooth Kitchen & Eatery, Maitland – Grand Opening
Ribbon cutting at 6:45pm, and then enjoy food and beverage for purchase.

Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando – Jake’s Beer Dinner
Cost: $45 general; $55 VIP
Enjoy more than 50 local and regional specialty craft beers, paired foods, live entertainment and more. Tickets include parking.

Orange County Library System (Downtown Orlando Branch) – Booktoberfest 2019
Cost: $35 general admission; $50 VIP
Sample a tasty variety of beers from local brewers in the Bungalower Biergarten, and enjoy some light bites from Roque Pub, Peach Valley Café, The Greenery Creamery, and Florida Technical College Orlando. Challenge your friends to games, play trivia, and learn about the brewing process. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Orange County Library System, which helps fund important library programs and initiatives.

Reunion Resort, Kissimmee – Chef’s Charity Challenge
Cost: $49 advance/$59 day of
Savor culinary creations from Reunion’s Chefs paired with wine tastings. A portion of ticket sales and all of the silent auction winning will benefit the participating charities.

Wekiva Island, Longwood – Fire Pit Friday: BBQ Rib Dinner
Cost: $13.95 for food
Serving up BBQ Rib Dinner served with Loaded Potato Salad, Corn on the Cobb and Garlic Bread from 5pm until they run out.

Whippoorwill Beer House, Orlando – V’s Vegan Diner Pop-Up
V’s Vegan Diner will be serving up a menu of vegan diner classics.

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OCTOBER 4-5

German American Society of Central Florida, Casselberry – Orlando’s Most Authentic Oktoberfest 2019
Cost: $5 General Admission; $60-$95 VIP; prices per day
You will find fabulous German food, plenty of beer from two of Germany’s most famous breweries, schunkeling, toasting to Ein Prosit, and live musical entertainment by top-name German bands all day long on Saturdays and all evening long on Fridays. VIP includes Admission, Unlimited beer, wine and Prosecco, and more. Also happening OCTOBER 25-26.

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OCTOBER 5

Cranes Roost Park, Atamonte Springs – Festival Indonesia
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Sponsored by Consulate General of Indonesia and the Ministry of tourism Indonesia, the event will feature Indonesian food, dance, music, culture and more.

Deadly Sins Brewing, Winter Park – Sausage Fest
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
A variety of grilled sausages (including a vegetarian option) and a toppings bar will be served instead of the regular food menu. They’ll also be offering house-made sauerkraut and yellow relish.

The District Market At Mills 50, Orlando – CheChe’s Vegan Pop-Up
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
CheChe’s goes Jamaican with Rice & Peas, Vegan Oxx Tail, and a sweet treat: a traditional Coconut Toto.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Parisian Breakfast
Cost: $45; park admission also required
Guests are invited to sip cappuccino, hot chocolate or amazing French sparkling mimosas, all while indulging in an authentic Parisian breakfast buffet at Chefs de France in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – The Parisian Afternoon: Sandwiches, Macarons and Bubbles!
Cost: $58; park admission also required
Take a respite from your Epcot adventures to relax, sip unlimited mimosas and nibble a magnifique medley of treats at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Party For The Senses
Cost: $229 – $359; park admission also required
The World ShowPlace Events Pavilion – between United Kingdom and Canada – becomes the setting for a sensational evening showcasing the talents of more than 20 eminent chefs and their dishes you can sample. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Foxtail Coffee (Lee Road Express), Orlando – DG Doughnuts Grand Opening
DG is celebrating their new partnership with Foxtail Coffee.

The Heavy WP, Winter Park – The Foreigner Experience Dinner
Cost: $95; $35 additional for wine pairings
The Foreigner is a 5 course omakase style tasting menu directed by Chef Bruno Fonseca.

The Ravenous Pig, Winter Park – Oktoberfest Roast
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Starting at 11:30am, enjoy Beer-Cheddar Soup, Pork Chop Schnitzel, Currywurst Kielbasa, and more.

Waterford Lakes Town Center, Orlando – 20th Annual Taste of Orlando
Cost: $15 adult; $5 child
Your wristband includes food sampling at all restaurant tents. Beer Garden is additional, unless you buy the combo wristband for $30.

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OCTOBER 5-6

SeaWorld Orlando – Craft Beer Festival
Cost: Park admission required; Sampling passes for purchase
Featuring more than 100 crafts brews, an unbeatable mix of domestic, international and local Florida favorite beers, and more than 20 food items expertly paired to match your preferred brew.

Suncreek Brewery, Clermont – Oktoberfest 2019
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Bring the whole family along to enjoy German Dancers, german/american food, beer face painting, contests and more.

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OCTOBER 6

Celine, Orlando – Indoor Farmers Market by thedailycity.com
From noon to 4pm, shop for your farmer’s market essentials indoors in the a/c.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – French Family Meal Traditions
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Guests will experience a culinary adventure that’s deliciously nostalgic. Masterfully paired with the perfect wines, these magnifique meals promise to take you on a tasty trip through some of the country’s most famous places at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Morimota Asia, Disney Springs – MorimotoFest Hosted by Chef Morimoto
Cost: $55 adult; $25 Child (Ages 4-12)
Enjoy pairings of Pan-Asian bites at ten accompanying food stations showcasing everything from their famed sushi, a raw bar, and ramen to dumplings, stir fry, and Morimoto’s signature spare ribs, with fall-themed beers from local breweries. Premium seating for four at a private booth with dedicated butler-style service is available for $500.

Wat Florida Dhammaram, Kissimmee – Taste Of Thai Festival
Cost: $14 adults; $7 children 6-12
Enjoy all-you-can-eat Thai food, cooking demos, live entertainment, and more.

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OCTOBER 7

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $69; park admission also required
Guests will be treated to a sparkling wine reception and 4 expertly prepared tasting-size courses that highlight the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond at Spice Road Table at the Morocco Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

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OCTOBER 8

Colorado Fondue Company, Casselberry – Coppertail Brewing Beer Dinner
Cost: $42
Enjoy a 4-course dinner paired with 4 Coppertail craft brews. Price includes complimentary Coppertail Beer Glass.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Food, Wine vs. Beer Pairing
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer—all chosen to complement his/her original recipes at the Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria in the Italy Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Mia’s Italian Kitchen, Orlando – Tour of Italy Wine Dinner: Umbria, Central Italy
Cost: $49
Serving a 3-course meal paired with Italian wines from Umbria.

Santiago’s Bodega, Altamonte Springs – Cambria Wine & Cheese Night
Cost: $35
Cambria Winery wine ambassador Katie Philips will be hosting a night of Cambria wine and artisan cheese.

Wine Bar George, Disney Springs – Hennessy Week: Punch Bowl Cocktail Hour
Cost: $10
Kick off Hennessy Week with a punch made with Hennessy VS, Lillet Blanc and Disaronno alongside fellow food and wine enthusiasts. Ticket price includes one cocktail tasting and cheese and charcuterie.

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OCTOBER 9

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – The “Hibachi” Experience: Year of Celebration
Cost: $190; park admission also required
This amazing 5-course culinary adventure focuses on traditional dishes served during festivals and holidays throughout the year! Prepared communal-style at your table, each dish is served with sake selections that complement the meal’s exotic flavors at Nihonbashi Dining Room in Teppan Edo at the Japan Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon
Cost: $125; park admission also required
Savor a spectacular 6-course meal featuring epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors at the Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $69; park admission also required
Guests will be treated to a sparkling wine reception and 4 expertly prepared tasting-size courses that highlight the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond at Spice Road Table at the Morocco Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

The Heavy WP, Winter Park – Bangrak Presents: Regions of Thailand / Part 4: Central
Cost: $70
Serving up a 5-course Central Thai dinner family style.

Wine Bar George, Disney Springs – Hennessy Week: Workshop Luncheon
Cost: $25
Enjoy an informative and fun afternoon complete with lunch and a cocktail demonstration. Ticket includes lunch and a cocktail tasting.

Winter Park Farmers’ Market, Winter Park – Winter Park Wine & Dine
Cost: $45 general admission; $75 VIP
Features unlimited tastings from 40 of Orlando’s top food and drink options + live music inside & outside.

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OCTOBER 10

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Culinary Tour of Japan
Cost: $160; park admission also required
Guests will enjoy a visual tour of the islands of Japan while dining on 3 traditional courses perfectly paired with sake and other thirst-quenching libations at Tokyo Dining at the Japan Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Food, Wine vs. Beer Pairing
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer—all chosen to complement his/her original recipes at the Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria in the Italy Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Lake Eva Banquet Hall, Haines City – Taste of the Ridge
Cost: $30
Tickets include unlimited samplings from more than 15 restaurants from all over Northeast Polk County, and an open bar.

Marlow’s Tavern, Orlando – Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Dinner
Cost: $60
Enjoy a 4-course dinner paired with Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine.

Whippoorwill Beer House, Orlando – Cholo Dogs Pop-Up
Swing by for the Mexican street hot dog pop-up during Whippoorwill’s pitcher night.

Wine Bar George, Disney Springs – Hennessy Week: Le Voyage Session
Cost: $25
Learn from Jackie Sanabia, Le Voyage Hennessy V.S.O.P. and XO ambassador, during this interactive cocktail demonstration. Ticket includes workstation, one cocktail tasting made during the session alongside cheese and charcuterie.

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OCTOBER 11

Deadly Sins Brewing, Winter Park – Foodie Friday
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Serving a selection of sausages, as well as Dominican Charcuterie tray.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – French Family Meal Traditions
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Guests will experience a culinary adventure that’s deliciously nostalgic. Masterfully paired with the perfect wines, these magnifique meals promise to take you on a tasty trip through some of the country’s most famous places at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando – Harbor Nights – La Dolce Vita
Cost: $65 general admission; $95 VIP
Enjoy select wines, sparkling wines and expertly prepared gourmet foods from each of the hotel’s restaurants. Visit each wine and food station as often as you like throughout the evening.

Publix Apron School, Lakeland – An Evening with Replica Wines & Ari Walker, CEO & Founder
Cost: $50
Enjoy delicious Replica wines paired with chef-inspired dishes, and hear about the passion, knowledge, and expertise from Ari Walker, CEO & Founder.

The Sacred Olive, Winter Garden – The Foreigner Experience Dinner
Cost: $95; $35 additional for wine pairings
The Foreigner is a 5 course omakase style tasting menu directed by Chef Bruno Fonseca.

Wekiva Island, Longwood – Fire Pit Friday: Wings N’ Spuds
Cost: $12.95 for food
Serving up A Giant loaded fresh hot baked potato topped with Fire Grilled Jumbo Marinated Chicken Wings from 5pm until they run out.

Whippoorwill Beer House, Orlando – Bangrak Thai Street Kitchen Pop-Up
Serving up some of the best Thai in Central Florida.

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OCTOBER 11-13

Curtis Hixon Park, Tampa – Oktoberfest Tampa 2019
Cost: $10 Daily General Admission; $25 Weekend Pass
Enjoy German food and beer for purchase, games, Mr. & Mrs. Oktoberfest and Mustache competitions, and so much more.

Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Café, Sanford – Hollerbach’s Oktoberfest 2019
Cost: Free admission; Food and Beverage for purchase
This Oktoberfest Street Party features authentic German food/drink for purchase but operates on Hollerbucks, which can be bought at the event or in advance at the link above. 1 Hollerbuck=$3.

Lakeridge Winery, Clermont – BBQ & Blues Festival
Cost: $10 per day
They’ve invited some of the nation’s top BBQ Rib Competitors from all around the country to compete in an epic battle for the top spot as the Lakeridge Winery “Rib Champion”. Plus enjoy live music, arts/crafts vendors, free winery tours, and more.

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OCTOBER 12

Dewey O. Boster Park, Deltona – Deltona Bacon & BrewFest
Cost: $25-$95
If you enjoy bacon and beer, this fest will have plenty of both.

Downtown Avalon Park, Orlando – Oktoberfest
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Enjoy food trucks, beer garden, bounce park for the kids, live entertainment, and more.

Downtown Windermere – 6th Annual Windermere Craft Beer Fest
Cost: $35 general admission/$55 VIP
Enjoy samples from craft breweries, and food from area vendors. Event will benefit the Windermere Police Department Foundation, Inc and the Florida Brewers Guild.

Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi, Dr. Phillips – Sushi Making Class
Cost: $70
Learn the history of sushi and how to make it. Enjoy complimentary aperitifs and passed hors-d’oeuvres, plus sample customer favorites.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Parisian Breakfast
Cost: $45; park admission also required
Guests are invited to sip cappuccino, hot chocolate or amazing French sparkling mimosas, all while indulging in an authentic Parisian breakfast buffet at Chefs de France in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – The Parisian Afternoon: Sandwiches, Macarons and Bubbles!
Cost: $58; park admission also required
Take a respite from your Epcot adventures to relax, sip unlimited mimosas and nibble a magnifique medley of treats at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Party For The Senses
Cost: $229 – $359; park admission also required
The World ShowPlace Events Pavilion – between United Kingdom and Canada – becomes the setting for a sensational evening showcasing the talents of more than 20 eminent chefs and their dishes you can sample. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Fish on Fire, Orlando – Gumbo Wars
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
The ORIGINAL group of Louisiana lifestyle & cuisine lovers to bring a Gumbo Cook-off to the forefront here in Central Florida to benefit deserving Juniors Angler groups, Teen Angler, Youth.
Junior Anglers Education (JAE)

The Heavy WP, Winter Park – The Foreigner Experience Dinner
Cost: $95; $35 additional for wine pairings
The Foreigner is a 5 course omakase style tasting menu directed by Chef Bruno Fonseca.

Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream, Orlando – Two Year Anniversary Celebration at Fern Creek
Celebrate at the Fern Creek location from 11am – 5pm with BOGO cones & cups.

Orlando Brewing, Orlando – Tao Te Cheese Pop-Up
The food truck will be on site starting at 7pm serving up grilled cheese sandwiches for purchase.

Persimmon Hollow Brewing Company, DeLand – 5 Year Anniversary Party
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Special beer releases throughout the day, and food from Neighbors Artisan Taqueria and BakeChop.

Sonny’s BBQ (All Central Florida locations) – National Pulled Pork Day
Be one of the first 68 at your local Sonny’s on Saturday, October 12 and get a free Pulled Pork sandwich. Also offering three new limited menu items for purchase: Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese, Pulled Pork Tacos, and Bar-B-Cuban.

Wine Bar George, Disney Springs – Hennessy Week: Workshop Brunch
Cost: $25
Experience a Saturday brunch complete with a cocktail demonstration. Ticket includes choice of brunch entree and one cocktail tasting.

Zephyr Park, Zephyrhills – Zephyrhills Seafood Festival
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Enjoy a variety of seafood, along with live music, a kid’s area, and more.

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OCTOBER 12-13

SeaWorld Orlando – Craft Beer Festival
Cost: Park admission required; Sampling passes for purchase
Featuring more than 100 crafts brews, an unbeatable mix of domestic, international and local Florida favorite beers, and more than 20 food items expertly paired to match your preferred brew.

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OCTOBER 13

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – French Family Meal Traditions
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Guests will experience a culinary adventure that’s deliciously nostalgic. Masterfully paired with the perfect wines, these magnifique meals promise to take you on a tasty trip through some of the country’s most famous places at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

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OCTOBER 14

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $69; park admission also required
Guests will be treated to a sparkling wine reception and 4 expertly prepared tasting-size courses that highlight the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond at Spice Road Table at the Morocco Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

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OCTOBER 15

Carraba’s (Central Florida locations) – Wine Dinner
Cost: $40
Enjoy an Italian four-course food and wine pairing, featuring Freakshow Cabernet Sauvignon and Sixth Sense Syrah.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Food, Wine vs. Beer Pairing
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer—all chosen to complement his/her original recipes at the Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria in the Italy Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Luma on Park, Winter Park – French Wine Dinner
Cost: $130
Featuring 7 exceptional producers from Champagne, Bordeaux and beyond, paired with French-inspired courses by Chefs Brandon McGlamery & Michael Cooper.

Oh My Gyro, Longwood – OMG 3 year Anniversary
They’ll be celebrating with discounts and giveaways all day long.

The Old Jailhouse, Sanford – French Wine Dinner
Cost: $75
Enjoy a 5-course culinary trip to Bordeaux, France with De Mour Brand Ambassador, Serge De Maesschalck. Very limited seatings so please call ASAP 407-548-6964 to reserve your seat.

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OCTOBER 16

Bites & Bubbles, Orlando – October Wine Dinner
Cost: $100
Serving up a 4-course menu paired with wine.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, Orlando – Staglin Family Vineyard Wine Dinner
Cost: $225
The evening’s fare will feature dishes including Chicharrón-Dusted Jumbo Sea Scallops, Yuzu Butter-Poached Halibut and Roasted Herb-Marinated Prime Eye of Ribeye, all paired with Staglin Family wines.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – The “Hibachi” Experience: Year of Celebration
Cost: $190; park admission also required
This amazing 5-course culinary adventure focuses on traditional dishes served during festivals and holidays throughout the year! Prepared communal-style at your table, each dish is served with sake selections that complement the meal’s exotic flavors at Nihonbashi Dining Room in Teppan Edo at the Japan Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon
Cost: $125; park admission also required
Savor a spectacular 6-course meal featuring epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors at the Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $69; park admission also required
Guests will be treated to a sparkling wine reception and 4 expertly prepared tasting-size courses that highlight the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond at Spice Road Table at the Morocco Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Luisa’s Cellar, Sanford – Wine & Cheesecake Pairing- Fall Edition
Cost: $30
Taste 4 different cheesecakes paired with 4 wines.

Paddlefish, Disney Springs – Mixology Class
Cost: $65
Craft the perfect fall cocktail while enjoying light bites on the 3rd deck rooftop.

Santiago’s Bodega, Altamonte Springs – October Beer Dinner w/ Brooklyn Brewery
Cost: $65
Serving up a 5-course dinner paired with Brooklyn Brewery beers. Menu at link above.

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 or snacks are also provided.

Tori Tori, Orlando – Grand Opening
Enjoy 1/2 off house sake, $6 select cocktails, complementary welcome champagne and small bites (while supplies last from 5:30pm-6:30pm), and live music.

Vines Grille & Wine Bar, Dr. Phillips – Chef Aarón Sánchez Takes Orlando
Cost: $140
The price of your ticket includes a signed copy of Sanchez’s new book, “Where I Come From: Life Lessons From a Latino Chef,” a cocktail hour hour with passed canapés, and a 4-course meal with wine pairings and dessert.

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OCTOBER 17

Bulla Gastrobar, Winter Park – Ribera & Rueda Spanish Wine Dinner
Cost: $70
Indulge in 5-courses of your Bulla favorites paired with wines from the Spanish regions of Ribera y Rueda.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Culinary Tour of Japan
Cost: $160; park admission also required
Guests will enjoy a visual tour of the islands of Japan while dining on 3 traditional courses perfectly paired with sake and other thirst-quenching libations at Tokyo Dining at the Japan Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Food, Wine vs. Beer Pairing
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer—all chosen to complement his/her original recipes at the Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria in the Italy Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

The Meatball Stoppe, Orlando – Italian Wine and Dine
Cost: $40
Enjoy a 4-course Italian dinner paired with Artisan Italian Vino presented by il Sommelier Italiano Marco Marotta of Mediterraneo Italian Wines.

Orlando Brewing, Orlando – Artisanal Cheese & Beer Pairing
Cost: $20
Ticket includes four 5 oz. organic beers and four artisanal cheeses (with pallet cleansers).

Publix Apron School, Winter Park – An Evening with Celebrity Chef Aarón Sánchez & Terrazas Wines
Cost: $65
Come enjoy delicious food paired with Terrazas wine with guest Celebrity Chef, TV personality, cookbook author, restaurateur, and “Chopped” judge Aarón Sánchez.

Raglan Road, Disney Springs – Scott Joseph Supper Club Harvest Dinner
Cost: $100
Enjoy a cocktail reception followed by a multi-course meal of Irish inspired cuisine with pairings of ales, lagers and ciders. Menu at link above.

Thornton Park, Orlando – 18th Annual Taste of Thornton Park
Cost: $35 adv/$45 day of
Enjoy a spectacular evening under the stars with tastings from local restaurants, live music, and more.

Whippoorwill Beer House, Orlando – Cholo Dogs Pop-Up
Swing by for the Mexican street hot dog pop-up during Whippoorwill’s pitcher night.

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OCTOBER 18

Albert Whitted Park, St Petersburg – First Annual Italian Food & Wine Festival
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Enjoy pasta, pizza, cannolis, and more from over 15 food trucks.

Deadly Sins Brewing, Winter Park – Foodie Friday
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Serving a mustard crusted pork tenderloin with a pork and stout demi glace, roasted brussels sprouts and mushroom polenta.

East End Market, Orlando – Evening Exchange
Admission is free to this monthly event featuring live interactive workshops, trendsetting makers, culinary demonstrations (register in advance), specialty cocktail bars, food specials and more.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – French Family Meal Traditions
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Guests will experience a culinary adventure that’s deliciously nostalgic. Masterfully paired with the perfect wines, these magnifique meals promise to take you on a tasty trip through some of the country’s most famous places at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Publix Apron School, Dr. Phillips – An Evening with Terrazas Wines & Jason Guerra, Wine Ambassador
Cost: $50
Come experience Terrazas and learn about the wines with Jason Guerra, Wine Ambassador as he informs you about the wines chosen to be paired with chef-inspired dishes.

Publix Apron School, Lakeland – American Cheese Month with Certified Cheese Pro Michael Landis
Cost: $50
Join Michael Landis, an American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional & a Court of Master Sommelier, on a journey into the world of pairing up beer, cheese & dinner. Michael personally selected the beers, cheeses and recipes to create a fun and well paired dinner experience.

The Sacred Olive, Winter Garden – The Foreigner Experience Dinner
Cost: $95; $35 additional for wine pairings
The Foreigner is a 5 course omakase style tasting menu directed by Chef Bruno Fonseca.

Wekiva Island, Longwood – Fire Pit Friday: Thick Cut Pork Chops
Cost: $12.95 for food
Serving up Thick Cut Pork Chops with Roasted herbed potatoes, Corn on the Cobb and Garlic Bread from 5pm until they run out.

Whippoorwill Beer House, Orlando – Bangrak Thai Street Kitchen Pop-Up
Serving up some of the best Thai in Central Florida.

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OCTOBER 18-19

Edgewater Park, Dunedin – Stone Crab Festival
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Enjoy stone crabs, lobster, and other seafood from over 20 restaurants at this annual festival.

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OCTOBER 18-20

Crooked Can Brewing Company, Winter Garden – 5th Annual Crooked Can Oktoberfest
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Enjoy a beer garden, authentic food and music, the Oktoberfest Weiner Dog Race, and more.

Johns Pass Village & Boardwalk, St. Petersburg – 2019 John’s Pass Seafood and Music Festival
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
John’s Pass Seafood Festival is currently the second largest Seafood Festival on the East Coast. Enjoy seafood of all types, live music, and more.

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OCTOBER 19

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Parisian Breakfast
Cost: $45; park admission also required
Guests are invited to sip cappuccino, hot chocolate or amazing French sparkling mimosas, all while indulging in an authentic Parisian breakfast buffet at Chefs de France in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – The Parisian Afternoon: Sandwiches, Macarons and Bubbles!
Cost: $58; park admission also required
Take a respite from your Epcot adventures to relax, sip unlimited mimosas and nibble a magnifique medley of treats at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Party For The Senses
Cost: $229 – $359; park admission also required
The World ShowPlace Events Pavilion – between United Kingdom and Canada – becomes the setting for a sensational evening showcasing the talents of more than 20 eminent chefs and their dishes you can sample. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

The Grove Orlando, Windermere – Windermere Art Wine & Music Stroll
Cost: $25-$30
Eat great food at the 20 participating businesses and get your passport fully stamped to win prizes.

The Heavy WP, Winter Park – The Foreigner Experience Dinner
Cost: $95; $35 additional for wine pairings
The Foreigner is a 5 course omakase style tasting menu directed by Chef Bruno Fonseca.

Historic Downtown Sanford – Sanford Food Truck Fiesta
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Thousands pack the streets where you can grab food from 20+ food trucks, craft beer and drinks from the bars, enjoy live music outside, craft artisans and vendors, plus plenty of tables and chairs to sit and eat your food truck bounty.

Lake Nona Town Center, Lake Nona – Taste of Nona: Diamonds and Denim
Cost: $55 general admission; $65 VIP
Enjoy a casually dressed evening out with a huge assortment of delectable dining options, live entertainment, and Silent Auction benefiting Nemours Children’s Health Fund.

Napoli Italian Pizzeria, Orlando – Giant Pizza Party
Don’t miss the giant 4 foot wide pizza that Chef Filippo will create. Stop by from 1:00-2:00 pm and enjoy a slice.

Publix Apron School, Winter Park – A Fall Celebration of Beer with Lagunitas Brewery
Cost: $50
Sample 5 Lagunitas brews paired with some great Aprons inspired dishes.

Ravello at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World – Coppo Wine Pairing Dinner
Cost: $165
Serving a five-course dinner with wine pairings selected by Resort Sommelier Antoine Boissonot and special guest Luigi Coppo from Coppo Winery.

Whippoorwill Beer House, Orlando – V’s Vegan Diner Pop-Up
V’s Vegan Diner will be serving up a menu of vegan diner classics.

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OCTOBER 19-20

SeaWorld Orlando – Craft Beer Festival
Cost: Park admission required; Sampling passes for purchase
Featuring more than 100 crafts brews, an unbeatable mix of domestic, international and local Florida favorite beers, and more than 20 food items expertly paired to match your preferred brew.

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OCTOBER 20

Centennial Park, Ybor City – Taste of Latino: Food, Beer, Wine, Art & Music Festival
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Enjoy a variety of Latin food, beer, and wine, plus the Top Latino Chef contest.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – French Family Meal Traditions
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Guests will experience a culinary adventure that’s deliciously nostalgic. Masterfully paired with the perfect wines, these magnifique meals promise to take you on a tasty trip through some of the country’s most famous places at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

The Whiskey, Dr Phillips – Masters Series Chef’s Table Whiskey Dinner
Cost: $125
This dinner features five crafted courses with perfectly poured pairings of whiskey, plus a Swag Bag with gifts from The Whiskey and Brown-Forman, including a take home bottle.

Yalaha Bakery, Yalaha – October Fest 2019
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Enjoy the music, German food, beer and tradition.

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OCTOBER 21

Castle Church Brewing, Orlando – Beer Pairing Dinner
Cost: $50
It will be a brisket showdown between Black Angus Briskets Vs. America Wagu Beef Brisket, with Castle Church beer pairings.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $69; park admission also required
Guests will be treated to a sparkling wine reception and 4 expertly prepared tasting-size courses that highlight the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond at Spice Road Table at the Morocco Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Ocean Prime Orlando – Cloudy Bay Wine Dinner
Cost: $125
New Zealand Winemaker Cloudy Bay will pair their noted Savanga Blanc and other selections with a five-course tasting menu from Executive Chef Nicholas Pratt. To book call (407) 781-4880 or email: privatediningOrlando@cameronmitchell.com. Reservations required and space is limited.

Reyes Mezcaleria, Orlando – National Mezcal Day
Cost: $80
Enjoy a night of live music, Mezcal tastings, food pairings, and raffle prizes.

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OCTOBER 22

Azteca D’Oro, Lakeland – Grand Opening
The brand opens its new Lakeland location at 1235 N. Parkway Frontage Rd.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Food, Wine vs. Beer Pairing
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer—all chosen to complement his/her original recipes at the Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria in the Italy Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Orange County Library System (Downtown Orlando Branch) – Cuisine Corner: Fall Comfort Food Recipes Made Healthier
Cost: Free for OCLS library members
Carly Paige, health coach & healthy chef, will be giving the classic creamy tomato soup and Caesar salad a healthy makeover. Registration required.

Pio Pio (Semoran), Orlando – The Ultimate Peruvian Experience
Cost: $40
Learn how to make the uniquely famous Pio Pio Peruvian ceviche and two different types of pisco (passionfruit pisco & pisco sour).

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OCTOBER 22-23

Roy’s Restaurant, Dr. Phillips – The Prisoner Wine Dinner
Cost: $99
Each night, guests will enjoy a five-course dinner artfully paired with wines of The Prisoner Wine Company.

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OCTOBER 23

Azure at The Shores Resort & Spa, Daytona Beach Shores – Sip & Savor Dinner Series: Florida Craft Beer
Cost: $55
Enjoy culinary creations paired with beers from local craft breweries.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – The “Hibachi” Experience: Year of Celebration
Cost: $190; park admission also required
This amazing 5-course culinary adventure focuses on traditional dishes served during festivals and holidays throughout the year! Prepared communal-style at your table, each dish is served with sake selections that complement the meal’s exotic flavors at Nihonbashi Dining Room in Teppan Edo at the Japan Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon
Cost: $125; park admission also required
Savor a spectacular 6-course meal featuring epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors at the Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $69; park admission also required
Guests will be treated to a sparkling wine reception and 4 expertly prepared tasting-size courses that highlight the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond at Spice Road Table at the Morocco Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Orange County Library System (Downtown Orlando Branch) – Food 101: Southwestern Cuisine
Cost: Free for OCLS library members
The Food 101 series introduces you to a new topic every month, examining the historical and social significance of what we eat. In October, learn about Southwestern Cuisine. Samples limited, registration required.

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OCTOBER 24

Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales – Farm to Table: The Great Pumpkin
Cost: $50 members/$60 non-members
Join World Food Championships Chef Amy Freeze in the Outdoor Kitchen for a dinner celebrating everything pumpkin. Meal is served with a specialty cocktail, flavored tea, water, seasonal craft beers, and wine.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Culinary Tour of Japan
Cost: $160; park admission also required
Guests will enjoy a visual tour of the islands of Japan while dining on 3 traditional courses perfectly paired with sake and other thirst-quenching libations at Tokyo Dining at the Japan Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Food, Wine vs. Beer Pairing
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer—all chosen to complement his/her original recipes at the Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria in the Italy Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Orlando Brewing, Orlando – Chili & Beer Dinner w/ CINCINNATI CHILI COMPANY
Cost: $20
Ticket includes four 5oz organic beers and your choice of chili 3 way OR coney dog.

Teak Neighborhood Grill, Maitland – Burgers & Brews
Cost: $25 adv/$30 day of
Includes unlimited chef choice burger samples, appetizers and craft beer
House wine available by request.

Terralina Crafted Italian, Disney Springs – Fall Wine Dinner
Cost: $75
Enjoy an exclusive 5-course autumn dinner with wine pairings from around the globe.

Whippoorwill Beer House, Orlando – Cholo Dogs Pop-Up
Swing by for the Mexican street hot dog pop-up during Whippoorwill’s pitcher night.

Whippoorwill Beer House, Orlando – Ice Cream & Wine Pairing with The Greenery Creamery
Cost: $30; 3 seatings
Marie, owner of The Greenery Creamery, will be pairing 3 different ice creams with 3 different wines from Whippoorwill.

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OCTOBER 25

Deadly Sins Brewing, Winter Park – Foodie Friday
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Serving slow roasted southern pulled pork on sweet Hawaiian Rolls, fresh slaw and pickled red onions served with chips.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – French Family Meal Traditions
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Guests will experience a culinary adventure that’s deliciously nostalgic. Masterfully paired with the perfect wines, these magnifique meals promise to take you on a tasty trip through some of the country’s most famous places at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

The Sacred Olive, Winter Garden – The Foreigner Experience Dinner
Cost: $95; $35 additional for wine pairings
The Foreigner is a 5 course omakase style tasting menu directed by Chef Bruno Fonseca.

Wekiva Island, Longwood – Fire Pit Friday: London Broil
Cost: $14.95 for food
Serving up Sliced Sirloin Beef, served with mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy & steamed vegetables from 5pm until they run out.

Whippoorwill Beer House, Orlando – V’s Vegan Diner Pop-Up
V’s Vegan Diner will be serving up a menu of vegan diner classics.

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OCTOBER 25-26

German American Society of Central Florida, Casselberry – Orlando’s Most Authentic Oktoberfest 2019
Cost: $5 General Admission; $60-$95 VIP; prices per day
You will find fabulous German food, plenty of beer from two of Germany’s most famous breweries, schunkeling, toasting to Ein Prosit, and live musical entertainment by top-name German bands all day long on Saturdays and all evening long on Fridays. VIP includes Admission, Unlimited beer, wine and Prosecco, and more.

Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park – Halloween Chocolate Party!
Cost: $25
Their chocolatiers will instruct you on how to create 5 scary treats, while snacking on their famous chocolate covered popcorn, and they will package up your ghostly creations for you to take home at the end of the class.

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OCTOBER 26

4 Rivers Smokehouse, Winter Park – 10-Year Anniversary Party
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Starting at 5pm, there will be a pig roast, “throw-back” deep-fried desserts from the original Smokehouse, live music, and more.

À La Cart Orlando – 1st Annual Great Pumpkin Beer Festival
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Enjoy a bounty of pumpking flavored beers, ales, and more, plus pumpkin-centric dishes from the food trucks. A pumpkin pie eating contest will begin at 7pm.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Parisian Breakfast
Cost: $45; park admission also required
Guests are invited to sip cappuccino, hot chocolate or amazing French sparkling mimosas, all while indulging in an authentic Parisian breakfast buffet at Chefs de France in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – The Parisian Afternoon: Sandwiches, Macarons and Bubbles!
Cost: $58; park admission also required
Take a respite from your Epcot adventures to relax, sip unlimited mimosas and nibble a magnifique medley of treats at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Frances Langford Promenade at Lake Mirror, Lakeland – 22nd Annual Lakeland Hispanic Festival
Cost: $5 for age 12 and older; Free under 12
They will have live music featuring many talented artists from around the Bay area, authentic latin cuisine and children’s activities.

Orlando Festival Park, Orlando – Central Florida Veg Fest 2019
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase; $5 parking
The event will include healthy living and eco-friendly exhibitors, speakers, and presentations; non-profits; fun and games for kids; dog and cat adoptions; restaurant booths; food preparation demonstrations, and live music and entertainment.

PB&G at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World – Oktoberfest
Cost: $55
Tickets will include souvenir beer stein provided per guest upon check-in, as well as all you can eat German buffet. A full bar will be available with beers, liquor and wine for purchase.

Publix Apron School, Dr. Phillips – An Evening with Benziger Winery & Winemaker Chris Benziger
Cost: $50
At Benziger, they are about three things: family, great wine and healthy vineyards. Chris Benziger will share the wonderful history of these very special wines paired with chef-inspired dishes.

Publix Apron School, Winter Park – 14 Hands Wines Fall Round Up with Winemaker Keith Kenison
Cost: $50
Hear about winemaking from Keith Kenison, and taste the Fall Roundup of 14 Hands Wines paired with chef-inspired dishes.

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OCTOBER 26-27

SeaWorld Orlando – Craft Beer Festival
Cost: Park admission required; Sampling passes for purchase
Featuring more than 100 crafts brews, an unbeatable mix of domestic, international and local Florida favorite beers, and more than 20 food items expertly paired to match your preferred brew.

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OCTOBER 27

Barley and Vine Biergarten, Orlando – Oktoberfest Market
Featuring local food and specialty goods vendors at Barley and Vine Biergarten. Vendor lineup: Black Magic Pizza, CayCakes Bakery, Cholo Dogs, Deli Fresh Threads, Frondezvous, Keep Rolling Orlando, and Pea Pod Pierogie Co.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – French Family Meal Traditions
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Guests will experience a culinary adventure that’s deliciously nostalgic. Masterfully paired with the perfect wines, these magnifique meals promise to take you on a tasty trip through some of the country’s most famous places at Monsieur Paul in the France Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

The Osprey Tavern, Orlando – Journey through Spain Wine Dinner
Cost: $125
This special dinner will featuring diverse wines sourced from the portfolio of Olé Obrigado, a five courses tasting menu by Executive Chef Elek Kovacs and his team and a live Flamenco guitar performance by Don Soledad.

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OCTOBER 28

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $69; park admission also required
Guests will be treated to a sparkling wine reception and 4 expertly prepared tasting-size courses that highlight the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond at Spice Road Table at the Morocco Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

Sanford Civic Center, Sanford – Taste of Sanford
Cost: $25 single/$45 couple
There will be food samples from local restaurants, beverage tasting and desserts.

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OCTOBER 29

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Food, Wine vs. Beer Pairing
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer—all chosen to complement his/her original recipes at the Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria in the Italy Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

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 or snacks are also provided.

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OCTOBER 30

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – The “Hibachi” Experience: Year of Celebration
Cost: $190; park admission also required
This amazing 5-course culinary adventure focuses on traditional dishes served during festivals and holidays throughout the year! Prepared communal-style at your table, each dish is served with sake selections that complement the meal’s exotic flavors at Nihonbashi Dining Room in Teppan Edo at the Japan Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon
Cost: $125; park admission also required
Savor a spectacular 6-course meal featuring epicurean delights—all served with select wines chosen for their distinct yet complementary flavors at the Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing
Cost: $69; park admission also required
Guests will be treated to a sparkling wine reception and 4 expertly prepared tasting-size courses that highlight the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond at Spice Road Table at the Morocco Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

The Veranda at Thornton Park, Orlando – Orlando Vegan Market- Round 3
Enjoy vegan food and more for purchase from local vendors.

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OCTOBER 31

The District Market At Mills 50, Orlando – International Plant-Based Comfort Food Pop-Up
Cost: Free admission; food and beverage for purchase
Veggie Good Eats will be serving up the Bhaji Burger: Indian onion bhaji fritter over an impossible burger with tamarind sauce and mint aioli.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Italian Food, Wine vs. Beer Pairing
Cost: $99; park admission also required
Sit down to a 5-course gourmet meal paired with the chef’s own impeccable selection of Italian wines and craft beer—all chosen to complement his/her original recipes at the Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria in the Italy Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

EPCOT, Walt Disney World – Mexican Tequila Lunch
Cost: $85; park admission also required
As you indulge in the authentic aromas and gourmet ingredients of a 4-course meal, a certified Tequila Ambassador will introduce you to a diverse range of tequila and mezcal selections at La Hacienda de San Angel at the Mexico Pavilion. This is a special event during the Food and Wine Festival.

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