It’s officially fall in Orlando, and there are plenty of foodie festivals available this spooky season. From theme parks to resorts to restaurants, the list of festive fall treats to choose from is extensive. Each site has developed new health and safety guidelines in response to the ongoing pandemic, so guests can feel safe while getting into the fall spirit. Join us as we explore the Best Fall Foodie Festivals in Orlando 2020.
A Guide to the Best Fall Foodie Festivals in Orlando 2020
Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining
For the 15th year in a row, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining offers three-course, prix-fixe dinners for only $35 per person at a variety of top restaurants throughout Orlando. $1 from each meal will be donated to Feed the Need Florida, benefiting individuals in need of food due to COVID-19. For a full list of participating restaurants, click here.
Grande Lakes “Fall on the Farm”
Grande Lakes Orlando is hosting the first-ever “Fall on the Farm” seasonal event every weekend through October and November 2020. The event features pumpkin picking, hayrides, painting workshops and more. Guests can choose from pulled pork and beef sliders, hot dogs, warm pretzels, popcorn, bagged chips, candied apples and Dippin’ Dots to snack on.
Sip, Savor and Stay Saturdays: A New Twist on the Food & Wine Classic Experience
Every Saturday now through Oct. 24, The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is hosting a special series of food and drink events from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. To learn more about the event and to view specific menu items, click here.
SeaWorld Orlando Craft Beer Festival
SeaWorld Orlando’s Craft Beer Festival offers guests a variety of tasty treats and craft brews select dates now through Nov.1. There are over 20 unique food options as well as over 100 local craft beers to choose from. For more information, visit SeaWorld.com.
Also through Nov. 1, guests can delight in trick-or-treating, cookie decorating, meet-and-greets, a spooky maze and so much more at the SeaWorld Spooktacular Halloween event. For an added fee, enjoy Count von Count’s Spooktacular Breakfast featuring some Sesame Street friends and breakfast favorites.
Taste of EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival
It wouldn’t be fall in Orlando without Taste of EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival. The Disney magic may look a little different this year, but the festival food is as delicious as ever. Check out Walt Disney World’s Foodie Guide for an extensive look at the menu items available.
Halloween at Magic Kingdom
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party may be cancelled this year, but that doesn’t mean Halloween at the Magic Kingdom can’t still be magical. This year you can find fall treats like the Pumpkin Spiced Waffle Sundae and the Poor Unfortunate Souls Float all throughout the park. Plus, for the first time ever, guests of all ages can wear their favorite costumes to Magic Kingdom during regular park hours.
Fall at Universal Orlando Resort
Halloween has finally returned to Universal Orlando Resort. Guests can find unique fall offerings throughout CityWalk, inside the theme parks and at on-site resorts. At Universal Studios Florida, haunted bites can be found at the food trucks, inside food spots like TODAY Cafe, in the Halloween Horror Nights Tribute Store and at the brand-new themed Skeleton Bar.
Orlando Forum of Fear
On select nights Oct. 1 to 31, the Orlando Forum will host rotating haunted mazes as well as a three-course haunted séance-themed dinner. Guests will be required to wear masks at all times unless seated for dinner, and social distancing will be strictly enforced.
Gators, Ghosts and Goblins
Gatorland is hosting Gators, Ghosts and Goblins every weekend from Oct. 10 to Nov. 1. The seasonal event combines Halloween and Oktoberfest for a unique fall experience, offering traditional German food and beer at an additional cost. For more information, visit Gatorland.com.
We are thrilled to see Orlando making fall a reality with increased health and safety measures. The Halloween season lives on, with some of the most tasty fall treats yet!