• On Apr 10, 2017
    Deborah from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    The F & W Festival starts the day we checkout. I have heard that there might be a preview day. Can you explain this? I have 2 DD (10 & 15)that consider themselves foodies.

    Hi Deborah!

    Many of us were surprised to see the Epcot Food and Wine Festival starting so early this year. You will indeed be one of the lucky ones who can possibly get a taste of what is going to happen.

    In the past there is often a preview or set-up day which is the day before the official start. Whether they will do this again this year is unknown especially at this time since it is still several months away. I have a friend who is one of the featured artists and she has to have her things there on this day. As far as the food goes it might be that some will be open while others will still be setting up and finalizing menus.

    My suggestion is to check with your resort concierge once you arrive to see if they can find out what will be open and running and what won't be on that day. It might be fun to just plan an afternoon there to see the set up and see what is involved as you might consider returning during the festival in the future.
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