Four New Global Marketplaces Coming to EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival for Disney100 Celebration

Jonathan D

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Four New Global Marketplaces Coming to EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival for Disney100 Celebration

Disney has announced four new global marketplaces in addition to some returning favorites to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Disney at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival 2023.

Get ready to sip and savor at more than 25 Global Marketplaces including returning favorites such as The Fry Basket, Flavors from Fire, Canada, India and Spain marketplaces. Also coming later this fall, the culinary team will add four new Global Marketplaces to commemorate the Disney100 celebration: Char & Chop, Wine & Wedge, Bubbles & Brine and Swirled Showcase. Stay tuned to the Disney Parks Blog, where more details will be shared in a Foodie Guide soon.

The new venues will be Char & Chop, Wine & Wedge, Bubbles & Brine, and Swirled Showcase.

2023 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival

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The 2023 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival runs from July 27 through November 18. In addition to the Eat to the Beat Concert Series, there are a number of other events, marketplaces and opportunities to purchase food and beverages from themed booths.

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Merchandise for the event was also just revealed today. The Muppets are also joining in on the fun, offering a new “Brew-Wing Lab” tasting experience hosted by Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker.

2023 EPCOT International Food Wine Festival Muppets Brew Wing Lab

That’s right – Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and his faithful assistant, Beaker, of Muppet Labs will welcome you to their taste-testing headquarters, where the inventive duo are busy creating scientific snacks and mind-blowing beverages. You’ll have a chance to sample some of their kooky concoctions like the Unnecessarily Spicy, Yet Extremely Tasty Scotch Bonnet Pepper-Curry Wings, or the Pickle Milkshake. Consider it a flavor experiment in the name of science!

Full menus have just been released for the Global Marketplaces, too. See a full list of Marketplaces below:

  • Shimmering Sips hosted by CORKCICLE
  • Ireland
  • Canada
  • France
  • Greece
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Japan
  • Flavors of America
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • The Alps
  • Kenya
  • India
  • China
  • Mexico
  • Australia
  • Hawaii
  • The Noodle Exchange
  • Brew-Wing at the Odyssey
  • Flavors from Fire
  • The Fry Basket
  • Coastal Eats
  • Char & Chop
  • Wine & Wedge
  • Bubbles & Brine
  • Swirled Showcase

Special festival dishes and drinks will also be available at permanent EPCOT dining locations, including: Connections Café, Connections Eatery, Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company, Refreshment Port, Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina, Funnel Cake, and Refreshment Outpost.

Are you excited to try these new offerings? Let us know in the comments.

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  • Jonathan D

    Originally from Los Angeles and Honolulu, Jonathan is a fan of cinema and theme parks who grew up on the original California Disneyland, and nurtures a particular admiration in Orlando for EPCOT and Disney's Animal Kingdom. His favorite resort on Earth would be Disneyland Paris, which doesn't seem to get the full admiration it deserves. You can find him in the Hufflepuff Common Room by the kitchens at jonathan.doughty@wdwnt.com.