After a successful debut last year, the Seven Seas Food Festival is returning to SeaWorld again this spring. Guests will set sail on a taste adventure like they've never experienced before. Globally-inspired foods await as you sample cuisines and sip local craft beers throughout the park. There are also live performances from top rock, latin, pop, and country music artists every single weekend! Food, drinks, music, and fun, what's not to love?
Related Blog: Our Guide to SeaWorld for Your Orlando Vacation
Let's take a closer look at what Seven Seas Food Festival has to offer this year:
Date: February 17, 2018 - April 15, 2018 (Saturdays & Sundays only)
Time: Select booths open at 11:00 am (all will be open by noon)
Location: SeaWorld Orlando, 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando, FL 32821
Admission: Included with park admission (food & drinks separate cost)
Chef Héctor Colón and his culinary masters have created a flavor-packed menu for you to enjoy. You'll have the opportunity to experience unique foods and beverages from many areas all around the world. It's a once in a lifetime chance to discover Asian, Latin, Polynesian and many more dishes that you otherwise wouldn't have a chance to try. Strap yourself in for a wild and delicious ride, your taste buds will thank you.
Here's a sneak peek into some of the amazing cuisines you'll find at the festival this year. (Warning: make sure you're not hungry before reading this! This list will make your mouth-water.)
Deliciously braised chicken adobo with mole, cheese, and Mexican rice
Skewered & Grilled Corn on the Cob (with cheese)
Sopapillas, Cinnamon sugar dusted fried tortilla drizzled with honey
Cinnamon slow roasted pork belly with sweet plantain mash
Crab Cakes with jicama slaw & key lime mustard
Papaya Candy & cream cheese topped with cinnamon syrup
New dish featuring wild boar smoked cheddar sausage
Key Lime Martini
Sea scallops provencal with wild mushroom risotto
Grilled Lamb Chop with Greek Tzatziki sauce
Dark Chocolate Guinness Mousse Parfait
North Atlantic Market
New England lobster roll
Bacon & cheddar hush puppies
Banana Foster Cheesecake Cones
Brazilian churrasco with chimichurri and garbanzo frito
Bacon wrapped sweet plantain
Brazilian cheese bread
Passion fruit mousse
Polynesian Island Market
New dish, the pineapple tofu poke bowl
Aloha mixed plate
Hawaiian pineapple dream cake
Gulf Coast Market
Southern creamy cheese grits with a blackened shrimp
Shrimp Po boy (New Orleans traditional sandwich)
Bourbon Bread Pudding
BBQ cuisine will be served from February 17 - March 25.
Latin Inspired cuisine will be served from March 31 - April 15.
Over 70 beers and 50 wines will be served at the festival.
For the Seven Seas Food Festival's entire menu check it out here.
While you're chowing down on all your new favorite foods, you'll have the chance to give your ears and soul a nice treat as well. Top artists will have you singing and dancing the evening away. All concerts are included with your park admission ticket.
Here are the top artists in the 2018 lineup:
Bachman & Turner - Saturday, February 17th @ 5pm
Larry the Cable Guy - Sunday, February 18th @ 5pm
Jacksons - Saturday, February 24th @ 5pm
Lifehouse - Sunday, February 25th @ 5pm
Chris Young - Sunday, March 4th @ 5pm
Daughtry - Saturday, March 10th @ 5pm
Hanson - Sunday, March 11th @ 5pm
Eli Young Band - Sunday, March 25th @ 5pm
El Gran Combo - Sunday, April 1st
Other dates will be announced shortly!
If you're looking to really rev up your festival experience you can choose to upgrade your ticket in several different ways.
Specialty Dining Lanyards - $40 to $60, 8 items or 15 items (food & drinks)
Reserved Show Seating - $19 - $49 and higher for front row seating
Nearby Hotel Packages - Includes one free night, unlimited park admission, 5 item sampling lanyard for each person, and more.
For more information, click here.
You simply can't miss out on this year's Seven Seas Food Festival, we'll see you there!