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Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

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Celebrate the bounty of California at an irresistible event featuring vibrant cuisine, celebrity chefs, entertainment and more—scheduled to return in early 2019.

Tempting Offerings Galore

Our annual festival is chock-full of culinary fun—from special tastings to Festival Marketplaces to inspirational cooking demonstrations.

Whether you’re a foodie, aspiring home chef, wine enthusiast—or just looking to pick up a few cutting-edge techniques, the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival delivers a little something for everyone year after year.

Here’s a taste of what we served up during our 2018 festival that may be making a comeback next year:

  • Festival Marketplaces – More than a dozen outdoor kiosks featured a unique array of mouthwatering bites, wine and beer
  • Family-Friendly Seminars – Guest presenters dished out all sorts of practical tips and trade secrets on a variety of topics during 20-30-minute sessions
  • Jr. Chef – Kids ages 3 to 11 whipped up fantastic fun during hands-on “cooking” experiences that ended with a tasty surprise
  • Live Musical Performances – Fresh sounds from talented artists at various venues enhanced the epicurean vibe

Reservation-Based Events

  • Sweet Sundays – Celebrity pastry chefs showed Guests how to create a few of their signature desserts
  • Winemaker Dinners– Attendees savored hand-selected wine paired with a 4-course meal at a fine-dining restaurant—locations included Steakhouse 55, Napa Rose and Carthay Circle Restaurant
  • Brewmaster Beer Dinners – This evening affair featured a 4-course food menu paired with hand-crafted beers from a California-based brewing company
  • Wine, Beer and Spirits Education & Tasting Seminars – Sommeliers, winemakers, brewmasters and other experts divulged interesting tidbits during interactive, 30- to 45-minute sessions
  • Culinary Demonstrations – Local, visiting and Disney chefs presented mesmerizing cooking exhibitions on an outdoor stage
  • Celebrity Chef LIVE! at the Hyperion – World-renowned chefs shared secrets of their success, personal stories and a few of their favorite recipes during this stage show series

Additional Delights

  • Perks for Annual Passholders – The AP Corner featured daily activities, buttons and a special photo opportunity
  • Festival Merchandise – Select shops and kiosks offered souvenirs, apparel, hats and Festival Gift Cards

All events and experiences are not guaranteed and are samples of what was available in 2018. Be sure to check back here for details about the 2019 Festival.

Festival Marketplaces Kiosks

Sample a cornucopia of California-inspired small plates, specialty wines and craft beers from a multitude of venues.

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