When you’re looking for a versatile fall getaway to enjoy, there’s no place better to find yourself than sunny Orlando, Florida. Whether you’re looking for amazing theme parks, incredible wildlife, or the downtown excitement to match, Orlando is a place where it’s easy to embrace the best of it all year round. It’s also a vacation destination where flavors and fun abound when you make time for a trip this autumn to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic in 2022.

A Fun-for-All Experience at Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin resorts enjoy a prime place in the heart of Disney theme parks which makes them ideal for those who are looking for easy access to the magical fun. It also means they’re the perfect place to host a variety of annual events that bring in crowds from across the map and among the appealing lineup is the highly anticipated Food and Wine Classic. While guests of the resort are certainly welcome, this event isn’t exclusive to those who have booked on-site. The festival is open to the public with tickets being easy to purchase online in advance. This year, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic enters its 13th year and will be hosted on November 11th and 12th.  The fun kicks off at 5:30 pm each evening and runs through 9:00 pm.

Flavors Everyone Will Love

Much as the name of this fall festival indicates delectable food options are always a highlight of the experience! Foodies and those just excited to try something different alike will enjoy every delicious opportunity available to them at the Walk Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic. The fare on-site is prepared by award-winning chefs and stations to pick and choose from your favorites are found lining the causeway. Celebrity Chef Todd English will also be at the festival this year to demonstrate culinary techniques, answer questions, and indulge in the flavorful fun too! Other savory names guests can expect to encounter on their hunt for amazing flavors include Kimonos, Shula’s Steak House, Picabu, Cabana Bar and Beach Club, Fresh Mediterranean Market, and The Fount Eats and Sweets just to name a few.

Top it All Off with a Delicious Beverage

While the food is sure to please, the wine selection and beverage options at the Food and Wine Classic promise to inspire as well. Guests who participate will find an impressive variety of beer, spirits, and wine from across the globe available to taste and enjoy. Whether you know what you’re going for or you’re up for trying something different, you never have to worry when questions arise. There are certified sommeliers on-site at this festival who are ready and waiting to help guests pair their food options with just the right drink. They can also provide insight into the wine production process and speak to savory origins of all types. Some of the wines ready to be tasted at the festival hail from France, Italy, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, Japan, and U.S. states ranging from Washington and Florida to Oregon and California as well.

When guests have had their fill of wine tastings, they can head over to the beer garden on the Crescent Terrace and try brews from around the world. The beer garden also serves up bar snacks for cravings that accompany beverage tastings. Fans of Saki will love the world-class options available to enjoy at the Food and Wine Classic too. Don’t miss out on tasting Ty Ku Silver or Ty Ku Black while you’re here!

Planning Your Festival Visit

Over the course of two days, those who participate in the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic will find there’s no shortage of savory options to enjoy. If you happen to drop by on Friday, November 11th, plan on enjoying a pasta-making session with Chef Dan. Friday’s agenda also hosts a seminar called “It’s Better to Wine in Italian,” as well as a Base to Bubbles experience which covers the basics of producing Champagne. Those who head over on Saturday, November 12th will enjoy options to create cocktails alongside expert guides or attend seminars on craft beer production too. On both Friday and Saturday, festival goers are offered the opportunity to try wine blending.

Book Your Getaway for the Walt Disney World Swan

Finding your way to Orlando in the name of fun and adventure is always a good idea! Travelers who take time to enjoy this amazing vacation destination will always have a versatile range of options for activities, attractions, and adventures to choose from. Those who know they’ll be wanting luxurious accommodations to top off their experience in style will find everything they’re looking for and more when they partner with Orlando Vacation Homes. Our collection of inviting and exciting property options across Orlando keeps guests close to the places they’re excited to experience for themselves, all while providing amazing amenities, luxury, and comfort into the experience too. Reach out today to learn more about our options and how our team can help you turn those Orlando travel plans into a well-deserved reality soon!