Wine and dine your palate at fall food festivals throughout Orlando.


Fall is the most delicious time to visit Orlando, starting with Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining® presented by Orlando Health and continuing with annual food festivals and more epicurean delights throughout the destination. Let’s see what’s on the menu.

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Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining® Presented by Orlando Health (Aug. 16 – Sept. 30, 2024)

Beef carpaccio at Sophia's Trattoria
New to Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining is Sophia’s Trattoria at Evermore Orlando Resort

Kick off a scrumptious season with indulgent eats from Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining® presented by Orlando Health from Aug. 16 – Sept. 30, 2024. Savor three-course, prix-fixe meals from over 150 of Orlando’s top restaurants, including options in our charming neighborhoods, main tourism districts and surrounding areas. This year’s lineup includes eight MICHELIN Guide restaurants, plus 24 first-time participants for a diverse symphony of flavors.

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Sweeten the deal with Visit Orlando’s Magical Nights to enjoy special savings on select Orlando hotels and resorts. Best of all, $1 from each $40 meal and $2 from each $60 meal will support The Mustard Seed of Central Florida and benefit six additional Central Florida nonprofits. Make your OpenTable reservations now via MagicalDining.com and prepare your tastebuds for gourmet glory.

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FusionFest (Nov. 30 – Dec. 1, 2024)

FusionFest 2022
FusionFest Courtesy Emily Wray

Celebrate Orlando’s rich diversity during FusionFest, a free, two-day festival held every Thanksgiving in downtown Orlando. Embark on a culinary journey through the kitchens of the world, plus explore captivating live arts, an international marketplace, a fashion show, family-friendly arts and crafts, and more multicultural fun reflecting the diverse origins and heritages of the Central Florida community.

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You can also get a taste of Orlando’s diverse culinary scene via FusionFest’s Diversitastic! Dining Experience, a multi-course meal and cultural celebration held at a different locally owned restaurant monthly from January to October. Celebrate the cultures and flavors of Colombia and the Virgin Islands this fall, and find additional Diversitastic! dining events on our events calendar throughout the year.

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Fall Food Festivals in Orlando’s Unique Neighborhoods

Boy and girl pose in front of mirror dog sculpture in Lake Nona
Orlando’s Lake Nona Neighborhood

Oktoberfest at Lake Nona Town Center (Sept. 28, 2024)

Raise your steins and give a cheer for Oktoberfest at Lake Nona Town Center, featuring specialty brews from Park Pizza & Brewing Company and traditional German cuisine from Hollerbach’s German Restaurant. Escape to Bavaria with themed cuisine, live polka music, German entertainment, an artisan market, a stein hoisting competition and more fun just minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO).

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Vegan Block Party (Sept. 14, 2024)

Treat yourself to mouthwatering bites, drinks and more plant-based fun at the Vegan Block Party, hosted this year at Orlando’s Luminary Green Park in downtown Orlando. The festival will feature over 60 local vendors, plus live music, contests, art, giveaways and vegan eats.

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Feast on the 50 Presented by SouthState Bank (Oct. 10, 2024)

Sports fans can fuel up during Feast on the 50, which features unlimited food and drinks from local eateries on the field of Camping World Stadium. Hang with over 30 alumni clubs, bid on rare sports memorabilia and enjoy family-friendly games and activities between bites. The only things you need to bring are your appetite and your game face.

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Winter Park Wine & Dine (Oct. 16, 2024)

Savor a sophisticated evening with unlimited tastings from over 40 food, wine and dessert vendors at the annual Winter Park Wine & Dine. Just 20 minutes north of downtown Orlando, this tasty event includes unlimited food and beverage tastings, live music, and full-service bar access, plus an optional VIP package with unlimited Veuve Clicquot and more foodie-approved perks.

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Fall Food Festivals in Orlando’s Tourism Districts

EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival
EPCOT® International Food & Wine Festival Presented by CORKCICLE

EPCOT® International Food & Wine Festival (Aug. 29 – Nov. 23, 2024)

Embark on a culinary journey around the world at the EPCOT® International Food & Wine Festival presented by CORKCICLE. Included with EPCOT® park admission, this fan-favorite festival features globally inspired flavors from six continents, with food and beverage items available for purchase.

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Snack your way through dozens of global marketplaces and keep an eye out for more tasty ways to indulge your senses. Savor a flavorful food stroll featuring cheese-inspired dishes, join an all-ages scavenger hunt, or pair your bites with classic tunes during the nightly Eat to the Beat Concert Series. You can even book a special dining package to enjoy guaranteed concert seating and a multi-course meal at select EPCOT restaurants.

However you choose to feast, keep track of your favorite bites, musical acts and more ways to celebrate in your free Festival Passport, available at kiosks throughout the Walt Disney World® Resort park.

Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando
Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld® Orlando

Bands, Brews & BBQ at SeaWorld Orlando (Select Dates Through Aug. 25, 2024)

Get ready for a sizzling summer at Bands, Brews and BBQ at SeaWorld® Orlando. This fun event combines the best of live music, delicious food, and refreshing drinks for an unforgettable day. Featuring top-notch live acts in both country and rock, you’ll be treated to electrifying performances that will keep you dancing and singing along all day long.

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Grab a sampling lanyard and indulge in a variety of mouthwatering smoked and grilled favorites that will tantalize your taste buds. To quench your thirst, enjoy a wide selection of craft beers, ensuring you have the perfect brew to complement your barbecue feast.

Whether you’re a country music fan, a rock enthusiast, or just someone who loves great food and drink, Bands, Brew and BBQ is the ultimate summer event you won’t want to miss. The fun is included with park admission, with food and beverages available for purchase.

Night resort overview with fireworks of Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic (Nov. 15 – 16, 2024)

Foodies can also indulge during the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic, now in its 15th year at Walt Disney World Resort.

Hosted each fall by the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, this gourmet getaway features unlimited tastings from 23 restaurants and lounges served in a gorgeous alfresco setting. Enjoy bottomless culinary selections and wine, beer and beverages from around the world, plus live entertainment, food and beverage seminars, and face time with the resort’s chefs and sommeliers.

Kennedy Space Center Asset
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Taste of Space: Marstini Shake-Off (Oct. 4, 2024)

Blast off on a day trip to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, then stick around for an after-hours, adults-only tasting at Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex®. Mingle with astronauts, sample local food and drinks, and cast your vote for the best locally crafted “Marstini.” Kennedy Space Center is one hour east of Orlando.

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Map of Orlando Fall Food Festivals

Ready to eat? Use this map to track down tasty fall food festivals in Orlando’s neighborhoods and main tourism districts.


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