Category Archives: Flower and Garden

Good Eats at the Flower and Garden Festival #FreshEpcot

Good Eats at the Flower and Garden Festival #FreshEpcot 1 The one thing I love to do when the festivals hit Epcot is to check out all the food offerings.  This past week we headed over to try some more festival food. First up is the Fried Green Tomatoes with Blue Crab Fennel Salad, Remoulade and Smoked Paprika Oil from the Arbor at the Gardeners Terrace.  One word for this dish, DELICIOUS!  This was so full of flavor and every bite was perfection.  I highly recommend Continue Reading

Topiaries at Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival

Topiaries at Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival 5 My favorite part about Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival is all of the beautiful topiaries throughout the park.  It amazes me how detailed they are.  It’s always fun to see how they change things up from year to year too.  On Saturday we took a walk around the park and I wanted to share a few of my favorites with all of you. Kermit and Miss Piggy are new this year and both are super Continue Reading

Opening Weekend of Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Opening Weekend of Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival 15 The weather could not have been more perfect for opening weekend of Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival.  It was mid 80’s and bright sunny skies.  A perfect day to explore all the offerings of the festival. First up for me was merchandise!  Michele has shared all the great stuff coming to the festival and it was time for me to get my hands on what I wanted.  I really wanted the Minni Continue Reading

Photos from Opening Day of the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2019! #FreshEpcot

Photos from Opening Day of the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2019! #FreshEpcot 24 The 2019 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is officially in full swing! Or should I say full bloom? Yesterday was opening day, and we arrived at Epcot in the morning to what was a larger than normal crowd. Usually that first morning isn’t extremely crowded, it’s more so busy on the first full weekend. Well, not this year. The park was absolutely packed, there were long lines to get into the Continue Reading

NEW! Epcot Flower & Garden Dooney’s Have Arrived!

NEW! Epcot Flower & Garden Dooney's Have Arrived! 49 Today kicks off the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival, and the much anticipated Flower & Garden Dooney and Bourke’s have arrived! As we previously reported, it does have a butterfly theme, but with a little twist. If you look closely at the butterflies, you may notice some familiar colors and patterns. That’s right, the butterflies are Disney bounding as some of our favorite characters! There are a Continue Reading

Sneak a Peek at Special Passholder-Exclusives Coming to the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Sneak a Peek at Special Passholder-Exclusives Coming to the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival 53 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Jennifer Fickley-Baker The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will return to the park next week, kicking off 90 days of beautiful floral fun on March 6. And today, we’re sharing a sneak peek at some of the exclusive merchandise that Walt Disney World Annual Passholders can pick up during their visit. First up, Passholders can add two new event-specific mag Continue Reading

Flower & Garden Menus Are Here!

Flower & Garden Menus Are Here! 54 It’s the most beautiful time of the year at Epcot! The Flower & Garden Festival kicks off on March 6th and as always, the food offerings look delicious! Take a look at the menus! Refreshment Port Coffee-rubbed Pork Poutine with Barbecue Demi-Glace, Fire-roasted Corn Relish and Cheese Curds Stow Away Mary: Classic Bloody Mary with Absolut Vodka garnished with Pimento-stuffed Olives, Cherry Tomato, Celery, Continue Reading

2017 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Merchandise Announced

2017 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Merchandise Announced 56 The 2017 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival  will be held March 1 to May 29 this year. Last week we shared with you the menus for this year’s Outdoor Kitchens, and today we are excited to share with you this year’s festival merchandise. This year’s artwork from the Disney Design Group features Mickey and Minnie gardening in EPCOT and Figment. Guests will be able to purchase cloth Continue Reading

Flower And Garden Fun Facts #EpcotFresh

Flower And Garden Fun Facts #EpcotFresh 62 The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival started this week!  It is truly one of the prettiest times to be at Epcot. Here are some fun facts about the festival! The first festival took place in 1994 The original sponsor was Better Homes and Gardens The 2016 festival starts on March 2nd and ends on May 30th It takes over a year to plan (and grow the flowers) and more than 24,000 cast member hours It ta Continue Reading

2016 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Dates, Outdoor Kitchen and Concert Information Released!

2016 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Dates, Outdoor Kitchen and Concert Information Released! 63 Disney has confirmed that the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will in fact be two weekends longer than usual this year, running from March 2- May 30 this year. Along with the new dates, additional information about this year’s festival was released that will knock your socks off!  Other new items at this year’s festival include additional bands at the Garden Rocks series, new Outdoor Continue Reading

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Expands to 90 Days in 2016

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Expands to 90 Days in 2016 64 By Victoria Lim, Managing Editor, Walt Disney World Public Relations at the Disney Parks Blog Allow me to plant the seed for the perfect holiday gift: a spring trip to Walt Disney World Resort for the 23rd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. It bursts into Epcot on March 2 – May 30, 2016, expanding from 75 days to 90.As you take in the gorgeous creations we have planned for you, nosh on sweet and sa Continue Reading