HGTV Star Designers Serve Up Home Entertaining Tips During 17th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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Celebrities Appear Weekends at Festival Center from Sept. 28 through Nov. 12

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – HGTV presents fresh home-entertaining ideas by celebrity designers each weekend at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival presented by Chase Sept. 28 through Nov. 12.  In each 30-minute noon seminar Friday through Sunday, designers will offer tips to festival guests on stylish table settings, perfect holiday gifts and other hot topics.  Celebrities also will meet guests at 1 and 3 p.m. at the Vineyard Stage.

The HGTV celebrity lineup includes:

Sept. 28-30 – Danielle ColdingHGTV Design Star winner, Season 7,Shop This Room.  Seminar topic: “Entertainment Passport: Your Ticket to Creating a Travel-Inspired Dining Experience.”

Oct. 5-7 – Casey NobleDesign on a Dime.  Seminar topic: “Gifts that Keep Giving: Holiday Favors that Double as Décor.”

Oct. 12-14 – Alison Victoria, DIY Network’s Kitchen Crashers.  Seminar topic:  “Crash Course for Holiday Décor.”

Oct. 19-21 – Brian Patrick Flynn,, Design Happenscontributor.  Seminar topic:  “Express Lane Elegance: Stylish Table Settings from Supermarket Finds.”

Oct. 26-28 – Meg CaswellMeg’s Great Rooms.  Seminar topic:  “Entertaining in Style: Make It and Make It Fun.”

Nov. 2-4 – Marianne Canada, Special Projects Editor.  Seminar topic:  “Handmade Goodies They Won’t Regift.”

Nov. 9-12 – Emily HendersonSecrets from a Stylist.  Seminar topic:  “Create Holiday Memories: Style, Share and Preserve Those Family Photos & Cards.”

The country’s leading home and lifestyle television brand, HGTV offers an addictive blend of design and decorating to the 46-day festival at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

More information about the 17th annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is available by calling 407/WDW-FEST (939-3378) or by visiting

What’s Included with Epcot Admission:

HGTV Home Entertaining Seminars, Authentic Taste seminars, special book signings, Eat to the Beat concerts, Marketplace Discovery Passport and all attractions and park entertainment are included with regular Epcot admission.

Special Programming by Reservation:

The Party for the Senses grand tasting events and other special wine and culinary programs require reservations and separate event admission. Guests can call 407/WDW-FEST (939-3378) to make reservations.  Information and reservations for select events and programs are at


 About HGTV:

HGTV, America’s leading home and lifestyle brand, is one of cable’s top-rated networks and is distributed to more than 99 million U.S. households. HGTV’s website,, is the nation’s leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of 4 million unique visitors per month. The HGTV HOME consumer products line currently includes exclusive offerings of paint, flooring, soft goods and other home-oriented products.  The HGTV Magazine, a new home and lifestyle publication, is published in partnership with Hearst Magazines.


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