Epcot has become known for its festivals in recent years, and the Disney Parks Blog has shared some interesting news regarding the dates for the upcoming Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays.

  • The 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival will begin on August 29 and run through November 23, making it the longest Food & Wine Festival in the park’s history at 87 days.
  • The festival’s Eat to the Beat concert series will once again feature top artists in pop, rock, R&B, country, Christian, swing and Latin and will run from August 29 to November 19.
  • It’s worth noting that the concert series will end a few days before the end of the festival in order for the stage to be set for the Candlelight Processional for the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays.
  • It’s also worth noting that the August 29 start date for the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival lines up with the opening date of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
  • The 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays will return November 29 and run through December 30.
  • As always, the Festival of the Holidays will feature special entertainment, storytellers, seasonal favorites at Holiday Kitchens and eye-catching holiday decor.

Christmas Tree and Spaceship Earth at Epcot

Christmas Tree and Spaceship Earth at Epcot

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  • Hundreds of costumed cast members have threatened to leave the Teamsters Union at Walt Disney World over misrepresentation, prompting the national Teamsters president to order a hearing in Orlando.
  • Earl Enterprises reported they'd became aware of a data security incident potentially affecting payment card information of a limited number of guests that dined at certain Earl Enterprises’ restaurants. Earl Enterprises operates three Disney Springs locations: Earl of Sandwich, Planet Hollywood, and Chicken Guy!
  • Disney Villains will be taking over select Disney After Hours events at Magic Kingdom this summer.
  • A new Night Blossom Banshee has flown into The Rookery at Windtraders in Pandora – the World of Avatar and is available for guests now.
 
 

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