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May 16, 2013
Epcot's New Food & Wine Fest Flavors
As Epcot's Flower & Garden show enters its final weekend....
We now know a lot more about Epcot's 2013 International Food and Wine Festival.
The 18th edition will showcase Scotland as its newest kiosk cuisine. While Disney isn't sharing the specifics of what will be offered there - -the press release promises mead.
Also back after a year away is Brazil, and one of last year's favorites - Hawaii - will be back as will the vegan Terra.
In addition to more than 25 booths, and more than 270 chefs, Disney also promises the popular food and wine seminars will be back as will the pricey "Party for the Senses" --The Ocean Spray Cranberry Bog and the free "Eat to the Beat" concert series.
Here's the list of concerts announced so far:
STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas (Sept. 27-29)
The Go-Go's (Sept. 30-Oct. 1)
Edwin McCain (Oct. 10-11)
The Manhattan Transfer (Oct. 12-13)
Spin Doctors (Oct. 31-Nov. 1)
Christopher Cross (Nov. 2-3)
No Dates yet, but The Pointer Sisters, Smash Mouth, Boyz II Men, Sister Hazel, Air Supply, Hanson and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy are all expected to be back.
The 18th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival runs from Sept. 27-Nov. 11, 2013
Here's a link to more information.
And remember -- Star Wars Weekends return tomorrow to Disney's Hollywood Studios. More on that tomorrow.
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