Category Archives: Flower and Garden

2017 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Merchandise Announced

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

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!

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

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

Build Your Own Butterfly Garden with Tips from Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Even though the Flower and Garden Festival is over with, you can keep a little bit of the magic going at home! From Eric Darden, Area Manager, Horticulture, Walt Disney World Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. One of my favorite things at Epcot during the International Flower & Garden Festival is the Butterflies on the Go garden in Future World, where you can see up to 10 colorful species of butterfl Continue Reading

How to Grow Amazing Container Gardens Seen at Walt Disney World Resort

From Eric Darden, Area Manager, Horticulture, Walt Disney World Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. During the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, guests often ask our gardeners and cast members how Disney creates the spectacular, multi-hued container gardens displayed across the park. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: Continue Reading

Festival Flowers Inspires a Unique ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Photo at Walt Disney World Resort

From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. It’s hard not to walk through a Disney Park and feel inspired or to have fond childhood memories come to mind – or in the case of Photographer Mariah Wild, both. Mariah, a photography intern in our Yellow Shoes Department, recently visited the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, and during a walk through the U Continue Reading

Celebrate Earth Day at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

From Victoria Lim, Managing Editor, Walt Disney World Public Relations and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. The natural beauty of Mother Nature + Disney magic = a perfect place to celebrate Earth Day. Of course, you can find it at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. We think Earth deserves a whole (extended) weekend! We’ve got lots of ways to appreciate and celebrate with activities, discover Continue Reading

Art In The Garden Returns to the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 27-29, 2015

From our friend, Steven Miller, Merchandise Communications Manager and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. I’m happy to announce the return of Art in The Garden to the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. This annual artist showcase will be held from March 27-29 in several areas throughout World Showcase. Here is a brief listing of which artists will be featured during this year’s event. Guests can Continue Reading

En Vogue To Appear at the Garden Rocks Concert Series at Epcot

In case you didn’t get to attend last night, or wasn’t sure who was performing.  Tonight and tomorrow, the Garden Rocks Concert Series at Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival features En Vogue.  This article was written by Victoria Lim, Managing Editor, Walt Disney World Public Relations and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. The Garden Rocks Concert Series at the Epcot International Continue Reading

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Blooms with Help from Bees, Disney Gingerbread Houses

From Victoria Lim, Managing Editor, Walt Disney World Public Relations and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Do you remember our “over-the-top” gingerbread creations during the holidays? Well, those delicious works of art are creating quite a buzz during the 22nd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Your favorite Disney gingerbread houses from the Walt Disney World Resort are shared with bees to h Continue Reading