This year’s Flower & Garden festival will begin on Feb. 28th and continue through May 27th for 90 days full of beautiful topiaries, gardens, special dishes and music celebrating spring.
New Topiaries to Enjoy
For the first time, Groot takes root at EPCOT! The flora colossus from the “Guardians of the Galaxy” trilogy will appear near Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind in World Discovery.
This year, more than 70 topiaries, featuring an array of Disney characters as well as other figures and whimsical items, will fill the park. Guests can look forward to seeing everyone’s favorite dragon, Figment, in the newly opened World Celebration Gardens.
Also new this year, guests can look forward to viewing new topiaries from the Walt Disney Animation Studios film “Wish,” including Asha, Valentino and the Wishing Star, at the park’s main entrance. And in Mexico, Miguel and Dante from Disney Pixar’s “Coco” will take join the lineup.
Fresh Garden Rocks Concert Series
The popular Garden Rocks concert series takes to the American Gardens Theatre stage daily during the festival. Featuring local and globally recognized acts, there’s something for everyone.
This year, EPCOT welcomes new groups, including Modern English, Crowder, Lit, and Monsieur Perine. And for the first time, Raul Acosta & Oro Solido will share the stage with Magic Juan, then return the next day with Luisito Ayala and The Puerto Rican Power Band in a series of unforgettable performances.
Garden Rocks Dining Packages Open Feb. 6
To guarantee priority seating for your preferred performances, be sure to check out Dining Packages, available at seven fabulous EPCOT restaurants:
- Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
- Biergarten Restaurant
- Coral Reef Restaurant
- Garden Grill Restaurant
- Rose & Crown Dining Room
- Le Cellier Steakhouse
- Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Brews & Barbecue (same-day, in-person walk-up packages only)
Inspiration and Play: There’s Something for Everyone
Special scavenger hunts return! Follow Spike the Bee on his pollination trail where he’s looking to collect nectar from all the gardens with Spike’s Pollination Exploration. For a limited time, hop around World Showcase for the Egg-stravaganza Hunt. Twelve beautiful, bunny-inspired eggs will be placed throughout the park.
Both scavenger hunt maps will be available for purchase while supplies last. Once your journey is complete – whether or not you find all the items – you can redeem your map at Disney Traders, Creations Shop or World Traveler at International Gateway for a special surprise.
Also back this year, Butterfly Landing Presented by AdventHealth offers guests the chance to get up close and personal with butterflies. This walkthrough butterfly house highlights the life cycle of butterflies and contains valuable pollinator gardens.
At Blossoms of Fragrance Presented by Scentsy, follow your nose to create lasting memories with the help of unforgettable fragrances.
At Camp Get Out N’ Play Garden Presented by OFF!, families can explore a camp-themed garden where kiddos can jump, play, climb and explore this area created just for them.
The Latest Merchandise Collections Are Blooming
Celebrate your visit to the festival with official event merchandise. Available at Festival Markets and Creations Shop.
The characters from “Coco” inspire an all-new merchandise line along with the Butterfly Collection stars Minnie Mouse in a beautiful, flowery assortment.
And for our Annual Passholders, there’s a collection of merch featuring Spike the Bee that you won’t want to miss!
If you are ready to book your Flower & Garden trip, contact your Crescent Lake Club agent today!