If you’re planning your fall travel to Walt Disney World around the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival, Disney Parks has just announced the first round of “Eat to the Beat” concerts for the festival.
The 2022 edition of the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival presented by CORKCICLE will run July 14 through November 19, for a total of 129 days.
National and international headlining acts will take the America Gardens Theatre stage at the American Pavilion Friday through Monday, and here are the acts booked so far:
- July 14-15 – Baha Men
- July 16-18 – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
- July 29-30 – Taylor Dayne
- July 31-Aug. 1 – Tiffany
- Aug. 5-8 – Joey Fatone & Friends
- Aug. 12-13 – The Devon Allman Project
- Aug. 14-15 – Christopher Cross
- Aug. 19-20 – Steve Augeri (Former Journey Lead Vocalist)
- Aug. 21-22 – Air Supply
- Sept. 2-3 – Southern Avenue
- Sept. 4-5 – Kris Allen & David Cook
- Sept. 9-10 – Hoobastank (NEW)
- Sept. 16-17 – Los Amigos Invisibles (NEW)
- Sept. 23-24 – BBMak
- Sept. 30-Oct. 1 – Stokley (NEW)
- Oct. 2-3 – Sheila E.
- Oct. 7-8 – Mark Wills
- Oct. 9-10 – 38 Special
- Oct. 23-24 – Billy Ocean
- Oct. 28-31 – Hanson
- Nov. 4-7 – Boyz II Men
As you can see, there are plenty of dates to be filled, but hopefully you found a favorite (or two or three) you want to see. Performances will be at at 5:30pm, 6:45pm, and 8pm, though that is subject to change.
Eat to the Beat Dining Packages will be available to book starting May 24. The package includes lunch or dinner at Biergarten Restaurant, Coral Reef Restaurant, Garden Grill Restaurant, or Le Cellier, and a guaranteed seat for a performance that same day. Rates start at $57 per person for adults, and reservations require a credit card guarantee.
New this year, same day Dining Packages can be booked for Regal Eagle Smokehouse or Spice Road Table, starting at $34.99 per person for adults. Same day packages are subject to availability, and may not be available on peak dates.
As they announce more acts for the 2022 “Eat to the Beat Concert Series” presented by Florida Blue Medicare, we’ll let you know.