Theme Park Food Events & Festivals

Hey Foodie Fam! ✨ If you’re anything like me, you know theme parks aren’t just about roller coasters; they’re about filling your face with amazing food too. Nom, nom, nom.

That’s why I’m beyond excited to spill the beans about the Events & Festivals page – a foodie fiesta through celebrations, yummy delights, and food-exclusive shindigs!

The Pulse of Theme Park Bites

At Theme Park Bites, we’re all about the foodie vibes in theme parks. Events and festivals add that extra spice to my favorite parks, making each visit extra special. This page is where I spill the tea on the tasty journey through these culinary celebrations.

Current Festivals

Busch Gardens Tampa → Red, White & Brews, Fridays through Sundays, May 24 – July 7

Busch Gardens Tampa → Summer Nights, May 24 – August 4

Busch Gardens Williamsburg → Food & Wine Festival, Thursdays through Sundays, April 25 – June 9

Disneyland → Star Wars Season of the Force, April 5 – June 2

Disneyland → Pixar Fest, April 26 – August 4

Dollywood → Flower & Food Festival, April 19 – June 9

Kennywood → Bites and Pints Festival, Fridays to Sundays, May 24 – June 30

SeaWorld San Antonio → Seven Seas Food Festival, March 21 – May 27

Sesame Place Philadelphia → Elmo’s Springtacular, Saturdays and Sundays, April 13 – June 16

Sesame Place San Diego → Sesame Summer Splash, May 24 – September 2

Silver Dollar City → Bluegrass & BBQ, May 2 – 27

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom → ¡Viva La Fiesta!, May 4 – June 2

Six Flags Fiesta Texas → Summer Nights Spectacular, Weekends, May 25 – August 10

Walt Disney World → EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival, February 28 – May 27

Upcoming Festivals

Busch Gardens Williamsburg → Summer of Wonder, June 14 – August 11

California Great Adventure → Food & Wine Festival, June 8 – 30

Dollywood → Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration, June 15 – August 11

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari → Holidays in the Sky, evenings of June 22 – August 4

Knott’s Berry Farm → Summer at Knott’s / Ghost Town Alive! / Knott’s Summer Nights, June 14 – September 2

SeaWorld Orlando → Viva La Música, Weekends June 1 – 30

SeaWorld San Antonio → Summer Spectacular, June 2 – August 2

Sesame Place Philadelphia → Summer Splash, June 17 – September 8

Silver Dollar City → Summer Celebration, June 8 – August 4

Six Flags Great America → Flavors of the World, Saturdays and Sundays, June 8 – June 30

Six Flags Magic Mountain → DC Heroes & Villains Fest, Saturdays and Sundays, June 15 – August 4

Splish Splash → KidsFest, Saturdays & Sundays in June

Wild Adventures → Sweet Summer Nights, June 7 – July 26

Existing Menus, Pricing, and Food Reviews

Thankfully, there’s a whole buffet of experiences waiting for you already. We’ve already kicked off the feast with a couple of posts that dive into the deliciousness of some remarkable food-exclusive (and some adjacent) events and festivals.

Hopefully these posts show you a little bit of the magic of theme park foods:

Holiday-Centric

Get Ready for Spooky Fun: Unveiling Theme Park Halloween Events Across the US (2024) → An exhaustive list of Halloween-specific events located within the United States

Ultimate Guide to US Theme Park Holiday Events (2024) → A labor of love (this took forever, holy smokes) of all Christmas/Holiday-specific events located within the United States

The Complete List of Theme Park Festivals (2024) → Looking for an overview of festivals in the USA? This is your article.


Universal Studios: Orlando

Food Guide to Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras International Flavors of Carnaval (2024) → With menus and pricing
Food Review UO Mardi Gras (Completed Apr 2024)


Walt Disney World, Epcot

Food Guide to EPCOT’s International Festival of the Arts (2024) → With menus and pricing
Food Review EPCOT Festival of the Arts (Completed Apr 2024)

Food Guide to EPCOT’s Flower and Garden Festival, 2024 → With menus and pricing
Food Review EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival (a current work in progress as the festival is ongoing at this time; updated May 2024)


And if you’re hungry for more, I suggest reading through and finding what festivals are right in your backyard and eating through the parks (especially the food reviews on our page)!

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