PICTORIAL: A complete look at 2020 ‘Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival’

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The 2020 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival is back once again this year and aside from a bunch of new menu items to gnosh, nibble, and sip, the offerings should be pretty familiar from the past few years. The festival also includes entertainment, shopping, and other experiences that celebrate the state of California and new this year is the return of SOARIN’ OVER CALIFORNIA to tie it all together!

Here’s a look at what you can expect for the 2020 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival!

Food and Drink

Festival Marketplaces

Not just food and wine but beer and dessert, appetizers and entrees, a whole world of feasting options abound this year. Check out all of the menus plus reviews of some our favorite items we’ve tried this year.

MORE INFO: FIRST TASTE: A look at the 2020 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival marketplace menu items!

Paradise Garden Grill

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Festival Beer Garden

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Cocktails at Sonoma Terrace

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More to Munch and Sip

Get a full look at the special menu offerings during the festival in our link below.

MORE INFO: FIRST TASTE: A look at the 2020 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival marketplace menu items!

Food & Wine Discovery

On the Backlot Stage in Hollywood Land on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

  • Culinary Demonstrations by some of the most celebrated chefs in the industry, who will share their go-to recipes and insider tips for preparing sensational dishes.
  • Family-friendly seminars presented by Chef Daniella Malfitano, who will demonstrate how preparing and sharing a meal can be a wonderful way to spend time together as a family. Guests of all ages will get inspired or even discover a new interest during these presentations.

Signature Events

Many special signature events, demonstrations and seminars will require a separate fee.

Disney Culinary Adventure Tour (NEW)

You have the opportunity to take a behind-the-scenes tour of one of the many kitchens in Disney California Adventure Park. Learn from guest chefs as they prepare menus and see how the festival comes to life!

COST: $99 per person—plus tax and gratuities

MORE INFO: Disney Culinary Adventure Tour

Wine, Beer & Spirits Seminars

You can visit Sonoma Terrace to partake in wine, beer and spirits seminars. You’ll learn from winemakers, brewmasters and distillers as you quench your thirst and learn what goes into making your favorite sips.

COST: $25.00 per person (tax included)

MORE INFO: Wine, Beer & Spirits Seminars

Carthay Circle Winemaker Reception

Indulge your senses with exquisite food and wine pairings as a professional winemaker explains the grandeur of your experience at Carthay Circle Restaurant.

COST: $110 per person—plus tax and gratuities

MORE INFO: Carthay Circle Winemaker Reception

Winemaker Dinner

Embark on an unforgettable 4-course feast and wine pairing at Steakhouse 55 while learning from your very own vintner.

COST: $175 per person—includes tax and gratuity

MORE INFO: Carthay Circle Winemaker Reception

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Find a myriad of food and food-related items from Festival vendors.

Entertainment

Soarin’ Locally Again

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Soarin’ Over California is back for the length of the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival, February 28 to April 21, 2020!

Jammin’ Chefs

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Favorite  Disney characters join in for some cooking themed musical fun with some magical musical chefs!

Junior Chef

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Hands-on fun led by Chef Goofy, for children ages 3 to 11. Aspiring young chefs follow a recipe and mix a variety of ingredients to create magical treats that end with a tasty surprise. The Junior Chef experience is open for fun several times daily on the Backlot Stage in Hollywood Land.

Palisades Stage

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Enjoy the sounds of groups such as Dylan Carbone and the Estilo Tumbao Band, Carmel Helene, Luke Carlsen, Island Reggae, Tanner Howe, Fete, and Darden Sisters.

Paradise Gardens

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Enjoy the sounds of groups such as Phat Cat Swinger, Adelade Tropical, and Tina Aldana Band.

More to Explore

Photo-Ops

Be on the look out for backdrops and photo-ops around the park.

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Artist Corner

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Find your food muse through a collection of art that’s as colorful as the food!

Arts and Crafts

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Kids can find arts and crafts stations near Paradise Park and near the Backlot Stage in Hollywood Land.

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From the Sponsors

Some of the festival sponsors have fun facts and details about their brands on display.

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Decor and More

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Merch Run

Annual Passholder Exclusives

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More in Store

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See it for Yourself

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival returns to Disney California Adventure from February 28 to April 21, 2020.

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Author: Joey Inigo

I have been a part of MouseInfo.com since 2003. I enjoy visiting the Happiest Place on Earth and am happy to talk about Disney Parks all day long.

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