Drinking Around Epcot’s World Showcase

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The Drinking Around the World challenge.

One of the most popular things to do at Epcot’s World Showcase is a challenge called “Drinking Around The World”.

This challenge is where guests aim to have one drink at each of Epcot’s 11 World Showcase countries in one day.

It’s not easy and it’s not cheap…but, it is fun!

Epcot Drinking Guide

The basic drinking guide.

During the International Flower and Garden Show in the spring and then again during the Food and Wine Festival in the fall, stand-alone booths are set up for extra countries, which means there are even more drinks to sample.  You can even get a free “passport” booklet with the drinks listed and have them stamp it at every country you sample.

Collecting country stamps as we ate around the world.

Collecting country stamps as we ate and drank around the world.

Best Drink:  In Mexico, hands down. We recommend a stop at the La Cava Del Tequila inside the Mexico pavilion to get your drinking trip around the World Showcase started. Try one of several unique margaritas or a flight of tequila– our favorite!

Some Challenge Advice

Pace Yourself. There’s no prize for getting this done quick. Or even done at all! Set a whole day aside to do this and remember, there’s nothing wrong with admitting to yourself that you’ve hit your limit and taking a break. Take your time — it’s certainly not a race. Spend a whole afternoon and evening to make your trip, and cap it all off with a viewing of IllumiNations at 9pm. And, plan on a designated driver, of course!

Drink lots of water and eat some food. In addition to getting a drink at every country, make a point of getting water at least at every other country and have some kind of food throughout the day. The Florida sun can be brutal, even in the non-summer months, so be aware of how much you’re getting affected by it.

Budget appropriately. Like most things at WDW, the drinks are going to be expensive ranging anywhere between $7 and $16 each. A good budget is $100 for the challenge, more during the Flower and Garden Show or the Food and Wine Festival!

Drinking 1

Morning:  The fruity drinks (with rum!)

drinking 2

Afternoon:  Some beer and wines

drinking 3

Evening:  Coffees and tequilas…

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Working together at DAK.

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