Food and Wine Festival

This years Food and Wine Festival runs from May 27rd to June 26th, Fridays thru Sundays.  16 different booths are set up around the park, bringing you food and adult beverages from all over the world, as well as demonstrations, wine tastings and special tours and experiences.  This is an event you don’t want to miss.


Scotland – located in Pigs in a Kilt.  Last years Scottish eggs were amazing!

Ireland – located next to Kids ShamROCK! Bangers and Colcannon are a must try.

Scandanavia – in Ireland across from Celtic Fyre.  Krumkake, ’nuff said.

Crepes and Coffee – Located in France, this booth stayed as a permanent booth, but during F&WF, they add some special stuff.

Belgium – Next to the Royal Palace Theater in France.  Might I suggest the beer pairing sampler.

France – inside the building in front of Griffon.  Coq au vin was my favorite of the whole festival!

Canada – Next to Trapper’s Smokehouse.  Pumpkin Caramel Mousse, it just melts in your mouth!

American Southwest – Located next to Caribou Pottery in New France.  This is a new booth for 2014.  Looking forward to the fish tacos!

Caribbean – also a new booth this year, located in Das Edelweiss.  Jerk Chicken, baby!

German Beer – Bitzburger, Kostritzer, und Becks!  Across from DarKastle.

Germany – Located by German games.  The schnitzelwich was a favorite of many last year!

Italy – across from the San Marco Theater.  TIRAMISU!

Spain – Located near Da Vinci’s Garden.  A very good chorizo empanada.

Greece – Right next to Pompeii.  Souvlaki  tzatziki is amazing!



Food and Wine Insider – A three hour experience, guided by your very own tour guide to many of the kiosks and wine tastings.  Prices starting at $100 per person.

Wine on the Rhine – $20 gets you fruit, cheese and a chocolate truffle with a glass of wine, with a live jazz band on board one of the Rhine River Cruise boats.



The Art of Food – Experts put on demonstrations in food sculpting and cake decorating.  Locations: Ireland, France and Forest of Fun.




Insider Tips

  • For guests with food allergies, stop by guests services, or any eatery, and get an Allergen Card that has details on BGW’s Allergy Friendly program.  At the eateries, go straight to the cashier and ask for a supervisor who can help determine the safest meal for you.