A handful of new announcements have been revealed for the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, including new global marketplaces, Radio Disney artists and Eat to the Beat performers.
Two additional marketplaces, The Donut Box and Cool Wash, will open on Oct. 1 at the festival. Disney chefs have taken a new spin on donuts, creating goodies like a Black and White Coffee Cocktail garnished with a fresh yeast donut sprinkled with chocolate espresso bean crumbles. The Donut Box will also feature a Sweet Corn Fritter with Fresno and red pepper jelly, along with Strawberry-dusted Yeast Donut Holes. Another treat on the menu is a Strawberry Smoothie made with Blue Diamond Breeze Almondmilk and an exclusive festival beer called Boston Cream Donut Ale from Central 28 Beer Company, located in DeBary, Fla.
Cool Wash will be the place to chill, where guests can create their own frozen beverages with flavors ranging from Blue Raspberry to Orange Cream. Guests will also be able to customize their slush with mix-ins like Swedish Fish, Jelly Drops, Boba Pearls and Pop Rocks.
As for the Eat to the Beat Concert Series, Joey Fatone and Friends will hit the America Gardens Theater stage on Nov. 12-14, featuring Chris Kirkpatrick and Ryan Cabrera. Alternative rock band Smash Mouth has also been added to the lineup, performing Sept. 16-17.
During the nightly Disney du Jour Dance Party, Radio Disney artists will make appearances:
- Sept. 27-28: Isabella Nicole (“Headphones”)
- Oct. 4-5: Avenue Beat (“Delight”)
- Nov. 1-2: AJ Mitchell (“All My Friends”)
- Nov. 8-9: Kylie Cantrall (“That’s What I’m Talkin’ Bout”)
- Nov. 15-16: Erin Bowman (“Keep Me Warm”)
- Nov. 22-23: Tegan Marie (“Horses”)
To learn more about the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, visit TasteEpcot.com.