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Complete Guide to the DCA Food and Wine Festival 2023

If you’re looking to visit Disneyland this upcoming spring, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the 2022 DCA food festival. Not only is it the perfect place to try small plates of delicious food, it is also family friends and offers free cooking seminars! This Disneyland food and wine festival is completely free with your California Adventure park admission.

We have all the details on the 2022 DCA Food and Wine Festival, and we are so excited to kick off the springtime with such a great event. We are sure that the 2022 Disneyland Food and Wine Festival is going to be better than ever. Mostly because the 2021 Disneyland Food and Wine festival was cancelled. That means Disneyland has a whole year of magic to make up for!

2023 DCA Food and Wine Festival Dates

Disney’s California Adventure food festival dates are longer than ever in 2023. You can expect almost two full months of sipping and snacking in the Disneyland park. The dates of the 2023 DCA Food and Wine Festival are March 3rd – April 25th, 2023. Disneyland has not released the official dates, but we assume these dates based on previous years.

When are the 2023 Disneyland Food and Wine Festival Dates

  • March 3rd, 2023 – April 25th, 2023

When is the Best Time to Visit the DCA Food and Wine Festival 2023?

  • March 20th-31th
  • April 12th – 21st

While the 2023 Disneyland food festival runs only 2 months, it is important to know that some days will be better than others! The Disney California Adventure Food and Wine 2022 ran the same time as this years festival. But with only a few days different, we feel that the best times to visit will be relatively the same!

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Disneyland Food and Wine Festival Food Booths 2023

While the food booths for the 2023 DCA Food and Wine festival have not been announced, we can tell you what we do know about 2023 DCA food booths! All of Disneyland Food Festival 2023 booths are celebrating California cuisine with fresh, vibrant and fun menus. When the DCA Food and Wine festival begins, they will have the Disneyland Food and Wine Festival passport. This will be your mini pocket guide to all food booths and where to find them! Disneyland food has always been top notch, and we cannot wait to see what booths come this year.

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DCA Food and Wine Festival 2023 Booths

The booths listed below are from the 2022 Food and Wine Festival and we assume they will be the same for the 2023 festival! We will update this list once Disneyland announces the official line up for 2023.

Cluck-A-Doodle-Moo

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Food

  • Ranch Wings with hot sauce drizzle — $8.50
  • French Onion Grilled Beef Tenderloin Slider: Grilled beef tenderloin topped with a Gruyère cheese sauce and caramelized onions served on an onion roll — $8.50

Beverages

  • Blackberry-Lavender Lemonade: Blackberry, pineapple juice, lavender syrup, and lemon juice (non-alcoholic) (available with Sip & Savor Pass) (NEW) — $6.00
  • Coronado Brewing, Weekend Vibes, IPA, San Diego — $13.00
  • Brouwerij West, Dig My Earth, DIPA, Los Angeles — $13.00
  • Wild Barrel, White Rabbit, Belgian Style White, Temecula — $13.00
  • SLO Brew, Pink Lemonade, Lager, San Luis Obispo — $13.00
  • Sampler Beer Flight: SLO Brew, Pink Lemonade, Lager, San Luis Obispo; Wild Barrel, White Rabbit, Belgian Style White, Temecula; Coronado Brewing, Weekend Vibes, IPA, San Diego; Brouwerij West, Dig My Earth, DIPA, Los Angeles — $17.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

D-Lish

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Food

  • Black & Tan Beef Potato Puffs: Karl Strauss Wreck Alley stout gravy and lager micro sponge  (NEW) — $8.50
  • Cubano Slider: Slow-roasted mustard-crusted pork and sliced smoked ham with melted Swiss cheese and slice of pickle served on a Hawaiian roll  (NEW) — $7.50

Drinks

  • Central California Cooler: Peach, apple, orange, and lemon juice (non-alcoholic) (NEW) — $6.50
  • Chocolate Marshmallow Cold Brew Cocktail: Irish whiskey, Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. Mexico Origin Coffee, chocolate syrup, almond milk, and toasted marshmallow (NEW) — $15.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

I Heart Artichokes

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Food

  • Chicharron-crusted Fried Artichoke Dip with smoked pepper crema and featuring Cacique® Oaxaca Cheese (NEW) — $6.50
  • Artichoke Toast with California Olive Tapenade: Toasted sliced baguette with artichoke cream cheese, topped with olive & artichoke tapenade and drizzled with olive oil — $6.75

Drinks

  • Passion Fruit Rum Cocktail: White rum, Italian bitter apéritif, passion fruit, orange, guava, orgeat, and lime (NEW) — $15.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

Golden Dreams

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Food:

  • Honey-Orange-glazed Salmon Salad with citrus vinaigrette  (NEW) — $8.00
  • Mango-Carrot Gazpacho with grilled shrimp and jalapeño crema  (NEW) — $8.25

Drinks:

  • Orange-Honey Cold Brew: Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. Mexico Origin Coffee, orange blossom honey, white chocolate, orange juice, vanilla, orange extract, and almond milk (non-alcoholic) ) (NEW) — $6.00
  • Pineapple-Tiki Bitter Cocktail: Aged rum, campari, pineapple juice, orgeat, lime juice and tiki bitters (NEW) — $14.00
  • Rombauer Vineyards, Chardonnay, Carneros Napa Valley — $18.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

LA Style

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Food

  • Glazed BBQ Pork Belly with furikake-togarashi mac salad  (NEW) — $8.50
  • Gyro-inspired Flatbread featuring Impossible Ground Beef with chipotle hummus, tzatziki and spiced crispy chickpeas  (NEW) — $6.75

Drinks

  • Mezcaleros Ancho Sandia Margarita: Mezcal, ancho chile liqueur, watermelon, mango, lime, and agave nectar (NEW) — $14.00
  • Sake-Melon ’75: Sake, ginger liqueur, prosecco, rock melon syrup, and lemongrass-citron purée (NEW) — $14.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

Nuts About Cheese

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Food

  • Peanut Butter & Jelly Mac with brown sugar streusel and strawberry crackle  (NEW) — $8.25
  • Next Level Crackers & Cheese: House-made herb crackers with white cheddar-infused fromage blanc, spicy prosciutto spread, and cherry jam ( (NEW) — $8.00
  • SNICKERS Caramel-Peanut Milk Chocolate Mickey Macaron: Chocolate Mickey macaron filled with caramel ganache and SNICKERS pieces — $6.50

Drinks

  • Spicy Honey-Apricot Cocktail: Rye Whiskey, apricot, orange, lemon juice, spicy honey syrup, and bitters (NEW) — $14.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

California Craft Brews

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Food:

  • IPA Sausage Dog on a soft pretzel roll with onion-pepper Jardinière, cheddar cheese sauce, and malt vinegar-jalapeño crunch  (NEW) — $7.00

Drinks:

Beer:

  • Trademark, A La Playa, Mexican Style Lager, Long Beach — $13.00
  • Boomtown, Mic Czech, Pilsner, Los Angeles — $13.00
  • Bottle Logic, Tropical Hideaway, Sour, Anaheim — $13.00
  • Ficklewood, Yondershop, Hard Cider, Long Beach — $15.25
  • Calicraft, Tiki Time, Tropical Wheat, Walnut Creek — $14.25
  • Brewery X, Boysenberry Lemonade, Hard Seltzer, Anaheim — $10.25
  • Radiant Beer Co., Blank State, Witbier, Anaheim — $13.00
  • The Bruery, Goses are Red, Gose, Placentia — $14.25
  • Karl Strauss® Brewing Co., Tangible, Fruited IPA, San Diego — $14.25
  • Stereo, Robot, Imperial Red IPA, Placentia — $11.50
  • Ballast Point, Aloha Sculpin, Hazy IPA, San Diego — $15.25
  • Crowns and Hops, BPLB, Hazy Double IPA, Inglewood — $15.25
  • Bright & Balanced Beer Flight: Trademark, A La Playa, Mexican Style Lager, Long Beach; Brewery X, Boysenberry Lemonade Hard Seltzer, Anaheim; Calicraft, Tiki Time, Tropical Wheat, Walnut Creek; Bottle Logic, Tropical Hideaway, Sour, Anaheim — $17.00
  • Bigger & Bolder Beer Flight: Crowns and Hops, BPLB, Hazy Double IPA, Inglewood; Ballast Point, Aloha Sculpin, Hazy IPA, San Diego; Karl Strauss® Brewing Co., Tangible, Fruited IPA, San Diego; Stereo, Robot, Imperial Red IPA, Placentia — $17.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

Hard Seltzer and Hard Cider:

  • Boysenberry Lemonade Hard Seltzer
  • Hard Cider

Novelty:

  • Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage)

Peppers Cali-Ente

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Food

  • Chile Relleno Empanada with Arbol Pepper Salsa featuring Cacique® Oaxaca and Cotija Cheeses  (NEW) — $8.50
  • Ají de Gallina: Spicy yellow chile creamed chicken with jasmine rice and olive tapenade  (NEW) — $7.25

Drinks

  • Cantarito-style Paloma: Reposado Tequila, Habanero-Pineapple Juice, Rock Melon Syrup, Lime and Fresca® — $14.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

Uncork California

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Food

  • California Artisan Cheese Selection: Vella Cheese Company® Habanero Jack and Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company’s® TomaProvence — $8.50
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch: Chocolate-hazelnut mousse topped with chocolate-hazelnut glaze and a gold leaf — $6.50

Drinks

  • Silverado Vineyards, Miller Ranch, Sauvignon Blanc, Yountville-Napa Valley — $11.00
  • Josh Cellars, Pinot Grigio, California — $12.00
  • McBride Sisters, Chardonnay, Central Coast — $14.00
  • Sebastiani, Merlot, Sonoma County — $12.00
  • Meiomi Wines, Pinot Noir, California — $14.00
  • Robert Mondavi, Private Selection Aged in Bourbon Barrels, Cabernet Sauvignon, Monterey County — $13.00
  • Domaine Chandon, Brut, California — $15.00
  • White Wine Flight: Silverado Vineyards, Miller Ranch, Sauvignon Blanc, Yountville-Napa Valley; Josh Cellars, Pinot Grigio, California; Mc Bride Sisters, Chardonnay, Central Coast — $16.00
  • Red Wine Flight: Sebastiani, Merlot, Sonoma County; Meiomi Wines, Pinot Noir, California; Robert Mondavi, Private Selection Aged in Bourbon Barrels, Cabernet Sauvignon, Monterey County — $17.00
  • Green Apple & Lychee Mimosa: Flavors of green apple and lychee (NEW) — $15.00
  • Passion Fruit & Banana Mimosa: Flavors of passion fruit and banana (NEW) — $15.00
  • Cherry, Yuzu & Ginger Mimosa: Flavors of cherry, yuzu and ginger (NEW) — $15.00
  • Tropical Mimosa Flight — $16.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

Berry Patch

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Food

  • Strawberry Cheesecake with lemon Chantilly  (NEW) — $6.50
  • Blueberry-Buttermilk Pie  (NEW) — $6.00

Drinks

  • Cherry-Chocolate-Mint Dessert Cocktail: Vodka, crème de menthe liqueur, cherry, chocolate syrup, coconut cream, and heavy whipping cream (NEW) — $15.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

Avocado Time

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Food

  • Petite Avocado Impossible Burger with dairy-free pepper jack — $8.00
  • Frozen Guacamole: Avocado paleta with lime crema, pico de gallo, and chile-lime seasoning (NEW) — $5.50

Drinks

  • Ruby Grapefruit Sparkling Beverage: Grapefruit juice, raspberry syrup, agave nectar, and Topo Chico mineral water (non-alcoholic)  (NEW) — $5.00
  • Duckhorn Vineyards, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley — $14.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

Garlic Kissed

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Food

  • Grilled Top Sirloin with roasted garlic-Gruyère smashed potatoes and black garlic chimichurri  (NEW) — $8.25
  • Carbonara-Garlic Mac & Cheese with Nueske’s® Peppered Bacon — $8.00

Drinks 

  • Rosemary Bitter Orange Mule: Vodka, Aperol, orange juice, lime juice, rosemary syrup, and ginger beer (NEW) — $14.00
  • Austin Hope, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles — $16.00
  • Novelty: Red or Green Grapes Glow Cube Charm (can be added to any beverage) — $5.50

Paradise Garden Grill Beer Garden

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Beverages:

  • Salt & Lime Lager
  • Honey Blonde Ale
  • Passionfruit Wheat Ale
  • Sierra Nevade Wild Little Thing Sour Ale – $13.00
  • Enegren Nighthawk Black Lager – $14.25
  • Blake’s Hard Cider Co. Mango Habanero Apple Hard Cider – $13.00
  • Blueberry Saison – $13.00
  • Golden Road Ride On Hazy IPA – $
  • Imperial Stout
  • IPA
  • Barrel-Aged Scotch Ale
  • Mead
  • Beer Garden Flight – $16.50

Paradise Garden Grill

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Food:

  • Brisket Fries: French fries topped with shredded smoked BBQ brisket, cheddar cheese sauce, pico de gallo, chipotle crema, and green onions (allergy-friendly options available)
  • Char Siu Ribs: Chinese-inspired grilled pork ribs with steamed rice and almond-cabbage salad (available for Sip & Savor Pass) (NEW)
  • Impossible Gyro: Seasoned plant-based meat served in pita bread with dairy-free tzatziki, seasoned tomatoes, cucumber, and onions (allergy-friendly options available) (NEW)
  • Jerk Chicken: Caribbean-inspired half chicken with mango-pineapple salsa served with black beans, white rice, and fried plantains (allergy-friendly options available)
  • Beer-battered Fish Tacos: Baja-style beer-battered fish on corn tortillas topped with slaw, pico de gallo, cilantro crema, and lime wedge with house-made tortilla chips and roasted red chile-tomato salsa (allergy-friendly options available)
  • Strawberry Shortcake: Pound cake with fresh strawberries and mascarpone crème

Drinks:

  • Bourbon-Strawberry Lemonade garnished with fresh strawberry and mint (NEW)
  • Mexican-style Lager

Disneyland Food and Wine Festival Sip and Savor Pass 2023

One of our favorite things from the 2023 DCA Food and Wine Festival is the Sip and Savor Pass. Throughout DCA at different stores or Festival Merchandise carts, guest could purchase a prepaid lanyard that was good for 8 different items at the festival. For $57 the Disneyland Food and Wine 2023 Sip and Savor Pass is a crowd favorite!

How Much is the 2023 California Adventure Food & Wine Sip & Savor Pass?

  • $57

Our favorite things about the Disneyland Food and Wine Sip and Savor pass is that it is sharable, transferrable and a deal! There are no limits on how many people can share a Sip and Savor pass at the Disneyland food festival. At 8 dishes, if you spend at least $7 a dish, you will get your money’s worth! You also don’t have to do it all in one trip. If you’re too full or spreading your trip out over a few days, bring your lanyard back with you.

2023 Disneyland Food and Wine Festival Events – Free

Whenever we celebrate with a Disney festival, there is always going to be amazing events to accompany the tasty food. At this Disneyland food festival, there are super fun free experiences for the whole family! We love that the Disneyland Food and Wine Festival 2023 will bring amazing entertainment, like live music every night!

2022 Disneyland Food and Wine Festival Events

  • Jammin’ Chefs
  • Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Unbirthday Party
  • Culinary Demonstrations
  • See Goofy the Chef at the Hollywood Backlot
  • Musical Entertainment

Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Unbirthday Party

Replacing Junior Chefs show is this brand new experience, Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Unbirthday Party. Children ages 3 – 11 are allowed to participate in hands-on cupcake decorating. You can sign up 45 minutes before each session, but note that space is limited!

Jammin’ Chefs

The different line up of free entertainment and culinary shows will keep you busy all day! The Jammin’ Chefs are a musical group that boogie with Chip and Dale as they drum, dance and engage the crowd in lively music. They use culinary objects to make incredibly catchy tunes, adding a lot of “spice” to the Disneyland food festival. You can find these musical chefs on Paradise Pier every hour until the sun sets.

Chef Culinary Demonstrations

One of the biggest highlights of DCA Food and Wine Festival are the celebrity chefs and Disney chefs that take to the stage to offer free demos. These come with recipes, lessons and tips from these culinary professionals! The DCA Food and Wine festival welcomed a new chef almost every single day allowing for an exciting schedule.

Culinary Demonstrations at the 2023 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival

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Culinary Demonstrations with Disney Chefs

  • Saturday, March 5: Stephanie Yee, Pastry Sous Chef
  • Sunday, March 6: Toby Hollis, Disney California Adventure Park Chef
  • Saturday, March 12: Brenden Neumayr, Elena Aranda, Alexander Fuentz Cardenas, Angie Arenas; Festivals Beverage Team
  • Saturday, March 26: Chris Maggetti, Executive Chef
  • Sunday, March 27: Moises Carranza, Festivals Chef
  • Saturday, April 2: Alex Flores, Chef de Cuisine
  • Sunday, April 3: Gracie Gomez, Pastry Sous Chef
  • Saturday, April 9: Markus Meza, Candy Maker
  • Sunday, April 10: Markus Meza, Candy Maker
  • Saturday, April 23: John State, Culinary Director
  • Sunday, April 24: Christina Orejel, Pastry Sous Chef

Special Note: These dates are from the 2022 festival, we will update this list once official dates have been announced

Culinary Demonstrations with Visiting Chefs

  • Saturday, March 5: Chef Steve Kling
  • Sunday, March 6: Chef Soon Teoh & Khim Teoh
  • Saturday, March 12: Chef Wing Lam
  • Sunday, March 13: Chef Jamie Gwen
  • Sunday, March 13: Rafael Molina
  • Saturday, March 19: Chef Bret Thompson
  • Sunday, March 20: Chef Shaun O’Neale
  • Saturday, March 26: Chef Alejandra Tapia
  • Sunday, March 27: Chef Omar Fierro
  • Saturday, April 2: Chef Jamie Gwen
  • Sunday, April 3: Chef Rich Sweeney
  • Saturday, April 9: Chef Shachi Mehra
  • Sunday, April 10: Chef Justin Warner
  • Saturday, April 16: Chef Ernie Alvarado
  • Saturday, April 16: Chef Paolo Dungca
  • Sunday, April 17: Chef Jet Tila
  • Sunday, April 17: Chef Paolo Dungca
  • Saturday, April 23: Chef Kevin Bludso
  • Sunday, April 24: Chef Nyesha Arrington

Special Note: These dates are from the 2022 festival, we will update this list once official dates have been announced

Culinary Demonstrations with Festival Sponsors

Don’t miss mini cooking demonstrations and educational farm-to-table presentations by some of our Festival sponsors involved in growing the foods we eat. Saturdays and Sundays.

  • March 12 – 13: California Milk Advisory Board
  • April 2 – 3: California Milk Advisory Board
  • April 16 – 17: Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co.®
  • April 23 – 24: National Geographic

Special Note: These dates are from the 2022 festival, we will update this list once official dates have been announced

Disney’s California Adventure Food and Wine Education & Tasting Seminars

The California Adventure food festival activities don’t end there. If you’re over the age of 21, there are even more opportunities for you to enjoy. Some of these DCA Food and Wine Festival events have returned for 2023, and we will share them with you here.

Please note that these are all extra, paid experiences for the DCA Food and Wine Festival.

2023 Disneyland Food an Wine Festival Merchandise

The 2023 DCA Food and Wine Festival merch has arrived and is full of bright and delicious items. Like most of the DCA Food and Wine festivals, merchandise sold is centered around food and the 2022 Disneyland food festival merchandise includes Disney culinary tools and specialty beverage items.

Last year there was a special, “Life is Grape” spirit jersey which is a vibrant purple and blue color with a sparkly grape logo. There are also brand new Minnie ears that feature a tiny whisk and spoon attached to them. There are also plenty of shirts, hoodies, aprons, housewares and exclusive pins offered for guests to purchase during this festival.

2023 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival FAQ

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Q: What are the 2023 Disneyland Food and Wine Festival Dates?

A: The official dates have not been released yet. But based on last year’s dates, we can assume the 2023 Food and Wine Festival will take place March 3rd, and April 25h, 2023.

Q: When is the Best Time to Visit the 2023 DCA Food & Wine Festival?

A: We recommend visiting the festival March 20th-31st and April 12th-21st. 

Q: How Many Food Booths Does DCA Have?

A: For the Food and Wine Festival, there are 12 food booths and a full Beer Garden located in the Paradise Gardens Area. 

Q: How Much is the 2023 Sip & Savor for Food & Wine?

A: You can find the popular sip and savor pass for $57 at most retail locations or festival booths. Magic Key Holders also receive a discount on the pass. 

Q: What are the Vegetarian Options at the DCA Food and Wine Festival?

A: The vegetarian options at the festival are bountiful! Both of the menu items at the I Heart Artichoke booth, the infamous PB&J Mac, SNICKERS Mickey Macaron, & Chile Relleno Empandada. As well as all items at Uncork California, Berry Patch, and Avocado Time booths, and the Impossible Gyro from Paradise Garden Grill.

We hope that this article helped you with the Disneyland Food and Wine Festival 2023 and that if you’re heading to Disneyland soon that you have magical trip!

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