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Japanese Craft Beer Tasting: "Izakaya" at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

A row of Japanese craft beers of varying styles in pilsner glasses


World Showcase

Valid Park Admission Required

Dining Events, Unique/Themed Dining

$$$$ (over $60 per adult) More Information

Dining Plans Not Accepted

Sample Japan’s premier craft beer along with the nation’s world-class cuisine at this year’s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival!

Katsura Grill at Epcot, lit up at night


Discover how the Land of the Rising Sun masters micro-brewing to complement the flavors of 6 traditional dishes.

At this unique pub-style—a.k.a. Izakaya—tasting, Guests like you can learn the difference between beer varieties, as well as growing trends among Japan’s top breweries.

Delight in a flight of authentic craft beer—with flavors ranging from crisp and light to dark, malty and sweet—as paired with regional fare in an idyllic, outdoor setting. Each delicious sip will be better than the last!

Event Details
  • The Katsura Grill garden deck at the Japan Pavilion
  • Select Wednesdays from 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
  • $80 per Guest—plus tax, gratuity included
Event Dates in 2017
  • September 20 and 27
  • October 4, 11, 18 and 25
  • November 1 and 8

Please note: this event has one seating option. Epcot admission is not included with the event ticket. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 years of age and older. All events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

A couple enjoys food and wine at an outdoor table in Epcot’s Italy Pavilion at Walt Disney World Resort

Make a Reservation Today!

For reservations, please call (407) 939-3378. But don’t delay—the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival runs from August 31 to November 13, 2017. Be sure to book your reservation now!

Please note: advanced reservations are highly recommended, as this event fills up quickly. In addition, Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

A smiling couple hold cups of craft beer near a kiosk as a Cast Member looks on

ID Requirements to Purchase Alcoholic Beverages

Learn which type of identification you should bring to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to purchase alcoholic beverages at any establishment in the state of Florida—including Walt Disney World Resort and Disney’s Vero Beach Resort. Alcohol will not be served to anyone who does not present valid identification upon request. The following forms of ID will be accepted as proof of age:

  • U.S. state driver’s license (includes U.S. territories*)
  • U.S. state ID (includes U.S. territories*)
  • U.S. military ID
  • Original passport
  • Copy of passport (either on paper or captured on a mobile device), along with a government-issued photo ID** that verifies the person and birth date shown on the copy
  • NEXUS card issued by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (Canadian Guests only)

Please note: Visitors from outside the United States are required to present both a valid passport and another form of government-issued photo identification from their country of origin.

For all questions concerning our identification requirements, please call (407) 939-6244. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

*U.S. territories include Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands and American Samoa.

**Foreign driver’s licenses or ID cards are not acceptable by themselves.

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  • 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Eastern Time. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
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