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Disney Parks Blog Food and Wine 20th Anniversary Celebration

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Experiences

UPDATE: This entry period has ended. Please keep your eye on the Disney Parks Blog for future opportunities.

It’s the first day of the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival and we’re celebrating the 20th year of the event with a special Disney Parks Blog party. On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, we’re hosting the first-ever Disney Parks Blog Food and Wine 20th Anniversary Celebration for 250 winners of our sweepstakes.


The Disney Parks Blog Food and Wine 20th Anniversary Celebration begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 but we’re asking winners to begin arriving at 4:30 p.m. ET to check in for the event. We’ll kick off the party with a dinner at World Showplace Events Pavilion in Epcot and guests can end their night with IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth.

This year, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is stretching into the park’s Future World with four new food and beverage marketplaces. The festival begins today and runs through November 16, featuring more than 30 global marketplaces for sipping and noshing throughout the park.

You can enter for a chance to win by clicking here and following the entry instructions to complete an official entry form. Your entry must state your valid email address and full name.

Also, there are a few things you should know:

  • All entrants must be 18 years or older (or the age of majority in their state of primary residence, whichever is older) at time of entry, but guests of the winners do not need to be 18 or older (as long as the guest is the child of the winner).
  • Limit one guest per winner.
  • We will send a notice, via email, to the winning entrants.
  • It will be necessary for the winner and guest to check in at the front of Epcot for access to the event. The notice will include those details.
  • Valid photo I.D. will be required at check-in.
  • Winning prizes are non-transferrable and have no cash value.

Hope to see you there.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open only to persons who are legal residents of, and physically located within, the 50 United States or DC, and who are 18 years of age or older (or the age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older) at time of entry. Starts 11:00 A.M. ET on September 25, 2015, and ends 3:00 P.M. ET on September 25, 2015. To enter, follow the instructions at Prize does not include accommodations or transportation between winner’s home and the event taking place on September 30, 2015. Limit one (1) entry per person per email address. For full details including eligibility requirements, odds of winning and prize limitations, see Official Rules.


  • Excited my friend got picked! (Good thing I reminded her to sign up!) Hope we can go together next time!

  • The is the second Parks Blog event in a row that neither my wife and I got into. 🙁

  • Well, shoot! I was really hoping to be able to go!

    But no email for me 🙁

    All ya’ll that attend, have some fun for me!

  • my husband just got our invite!!!!!!!!!! Thanks Disney!

  • Check your email this morning. My invite arrived at 10:43AM. So excited!

  • Did anyone hear anything yet?? I’m still holding out hope…

  • I just received my notification, should be another great Disney Parks Blog Event!

  • I just got my confirmation email so they have been sent out. Good luck to everyone!!

  • Last contest they didn’t send out thewinners announcements until 6:00 pm the following day, and that was a weekday.

    I’m sure if someone won they would’ve posted on here by now. Last time numerous people posted that they won.

  • The rules said on or around 9/25.

  • According to the official rules, the winners were notified on 9/25!

  • Any idea on when we might be notified? It would be nice to know when we can stop wondering, haha : )

  • I’d imagine nobody will hear anything until Monday.

  • I haven’t seen anything and I keep hoping to! Would love to go to this!

  • Anyone get notified yet? When can we expect notifications to go out?

  • I click the link and it just sends me here. I don’t see any rules or submission form.

  • The 30th is my birthday! Maybe I’ll get a nice dinner as a present 🙂

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