A Food & Wine Festival at Disney World – No Park Ticket Needed!

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Sip Savor and Stay Saturdays

Credit: Disney World's Swan and Dolphin Resort Hotel

Looking to give your taste buds something to look forward to this fall? Well, you’re in luck as Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin Resort hotel is premiering its all-new fall food and drink event series: Sip, Savor and Stay Saturdays!

The new event is kicking off on September 19 and will include a special series of weekly food and drink themed events. As per the event’s official release, it’s said to be “a new twist on the resort’s Food & Wine Classic Experience.”

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Credit: Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin Resort Hotel

Attendees staying at the resort to experience the festival, as part of the event’s overnight package, can enjoy one of the events taking place every Saturday between 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. through October 24. Each event night will include a different culinary experience created by the resort’s award-winning food and beverage team who are taking their inspiration from elements of the popular Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic. The event will also include a Champagne lounge, barbecue, and Oktoberfest.

According to the event’s official release, each event will feature an intimate atmosphere and implement the latest in responsible food delivery safety measures and social distancing procedures to create what the resort says will be an “entertaining, unforgettable, mouthwatering experience.”

Sip Savor and Stay Saturdays
Credit: Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin Resort Hotel

The Sip, Savor and Stay Saturdays event lineup is as follows:

Sept. 19: Bubbles Lounge

A lounge experience showcasing the finest in sparkling beverages with perfectly paired small bites to complete the experience. Taste the base varietals of traditional Champagne along with various sparkling wine styles from around the world.

Sept. 26: Beer Garden

A celebration of hops with a variety of ales, lagers, and pilsners served alongside pub favorites.

Oct. 3: Italian Wines & Bites

A delicious trip for guests’ taste buds across the Atlantic showcasing top Italian wines varietals from across the country’s famed regions from Sicily to Tuscany to Piedmont.

Sip Savor and Stay Saturdays
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Oct. 10: Smokin’ D’s Bourbon, Beer, & BBQ

A selection of BBQ favorites handcrafted by the resort’s executive chef Dan Herman along with the best in bourbon and beer samplings. Smokin’ D’s menu items are annual favorites at Food & Wine Classic and only offered at the resort select times each year.

Oct. 17: Food & Wine Classic: Limited Edition (5:30-8:00pm)

A new Food & Wine Classic experience, this event features fan favorites from the well-known Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic in a more intimate setting.

Oct. 24: Oktoberfest Biergarten

An Oktoberfest party with German-themed music and tastings alongside a full selection of brews.

Sip Savor and Stay Saturdays
Credit: Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin Resort Hotel

A one-night Sip, Savor and Stay Saturdays package offers guests a chance to celebrate the culinary arts all weekend long. In addition to exclusive access to the Saturday evening event, guests can enjoy a different specialty themed pop-up food truck each Saturday by the resort pool (available to all resort guests and not included in package), as well as convenient, walkable access to the Taste of Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, just 1,000-steps away. (please note: This is a separate event and advanced theme park reservations and tickets are required)

If you’re not sure if you want to take part in this special event, think fast as each is limited capacity to only 100 participants, with the exception of the Food & Wine Classic: Limited Edition experience. This event will be limited to 200 participants and held in a larger space.

Tickets are available exclusively as a resort package. Sip, Savor and Stay Saturday one-night packages start at $295 and include access for two adults. The Oct. 17 Food & Wine Classic: Limited Edition experience, which will feature extended hours and expanded offerings, will start at $395 for a one-night package.

To book this experience, we recommend using our preferred Travel Agent partner Academy Travel! They can not only book you a reservation for this experience but they can also offer you expert advice and a no-obligation quote on a dream vacation. Academy Travel provides their services at no extra cost to you and you can click here to get a no-obligation quote and discuss your vacation with a Vacation Planners at Academy Travel.

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