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Get Your Foodie on at These 2023 Orlando Food Festivals

  • December 19, 2022
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New Year, New Orlando Food Festivals

With a new year comes new Orlando food festivals. And this year, there are a lot of food-filled events to look forward to—especially for those living in Orlando

No matter the neighborhood you’re in or the time of the year, there’s guaranteed to be something fun and tasty to get into. So get your calendar out and ready, you won’t want to miss these 2023 Orlando food Festivals.

January 14th: 407 Food Fair

Orlando locals, you can find the best local food, beer, and small shops all in one place. Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Hosted by MAM Events Orlando, the 407 Food Fair makes all things local available for Orlando residents in a fun-filled environment. 

Unable to make this event, don’t fret. The food fair takes place on the second Saturday of every month at the Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company. So there’s always next month. Keep an eye on their Facebook page and our events page for upcoming food fairs. 

February 4th: Orlando Taco & Margarita Festival

Say goodbye to boring taco Tuesday and hello to the Orlando Taco Festival. This annual Orlando event is packed with a variety of local vendors, taquerias, restaurants, and food trucks. On top of the delicious food options, you’ll find a margarita bar, live entertainment, and even can take part in taco-eating contests.

February 4th – April 16th: Universal Orlando Mardi Gras

At Universal Orlando, Mardi Gras is celebrated for more than just one weekend. It’s stretched out over three whole months. During this time you’ll find dazzling parades, top-of-line concerts, and New Orleans-inspired treats—it doesn’t get much better than that. The best part, admission to the Universal Orlando Mardi Gras celebration is included with your theme park ticket.  

February – May 2023: Seven Seas Food Festival

On Thursdays through Sundays, Sea World Orlando is transformed into the ultimate foodie’s paradise. Every year The Seven Seas Food Festival takes your tastebuds for a ride with 50 fresh global cuisine offerings and 150 wine, cocktails, and craft beer options. 

The best part, as you sip and sample your way around the world you can also enjoy their live performances. With over 200 flavors, twenty-eight live concerts, and one unforgettable festival, this is one of Orlando’s top theme parks, Sea World.

March 17th: Orlando Whiskey Festival

Orlando Whiskey Festival is taking over the Orlando Science Center to put on the eighth annual whiskey festival in Central Florida. This over 21, ticketed event allows guests to sample up to 100 brands of whiskey, enjoy live entertainment, and visit their cigar lounge. The best part? All net proceeds benefit The Lovely Project

March 22nd: Winter Park Wine & Dine

The Winter Park Farmers Market grounds is hosting their Wine & Dine 2023 on March 22nd. All tickets include unlimited tastings from over 50+ vendors and 20+ wine purveyors. Plus they have live music both inside and outside—it’s the perfect spring event.


Fall 2023: EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival

Disney’s celebrating two of our favorite things: food and wine. The annual EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival takes your taste buds on a trip around the world.

You can hop around the World Showcase, tasting treats from each booth, enjoy the live music, or even take on the scavenger hunt to win a special prize. We promise the whole family will have a good time no matter what you choose to do.

Orlando Events You Won't Want To Miss

Before you forget, mark these Orlando events in your calendar. Then give us a follow on Instagram @StuffToDoInOrlando and take us along for the ride by tagging us in your favorite pictures from each event!

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