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No Orlando theme park does extended festivals quite like Epcot at Walt Disney World Resorts. Along with the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, the Flower and Garden Festival is one of the park’s major annual events that belongs on every Orlando vacation bucket list. If your trip is anytime from early March through the end of May, your family can catch this amazing event.
Close to 100 Disney-themed topiaries are placed around the park, and they’re one of the most famed festival attractions. Beautiful gardens, awe-inspiring flower towers, and other exhibits all around celebrate spring with stunningly colorful visuals and fresh floral scents.
There’s a significant culinary side to the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival, as well. Epcot is the decisive leader among the Orlando theme parks when it comes to interesting offerings for foodies and the generally food-curious. Food vendors called Outdoor Kitchens serve farm-fresh fare highlighting the culinary cultures of nations and regions around the world. These are in addition to the many global dining experiences that are a regular features of the World Showcase area of the park.
The Garden Rocks Concert Series offers three nightly performances on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays during the festival. Many of the acts include some of the biggest classic still-touring names bands and performers the 1970s.
A variety of informative special events and seminars geared toward gardening enthusiasts also run throughout the festival. Interactive play areas and educational exhibits for the kids help foster a love of nature and sustainability, helping to make this a fun and enriching experience for children, too.
Interested in Attending the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival?
Spring is an ideal time for an Orlando family vacation; the weather is generally sunny, breezy, and warm, but less humid than in the summer. And it brings you to town while this unique, thoroughly enjoyable, memorable festival is running. Tell us if you’d like to make it a part of your itinerary, and we’ll make all the plans and arrangements. This includes acquiring tickets to any of the festival’s limited-access, VIP, and special events you want to attend.