Are you planning a trip to Walt Disney World Resort during Spring 2019? One of the best things to see and do in the area is the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival every Spring season. This fun event occurs at Epcot, and features beautiful flowers and topiaries, delicious festival-exclusive food and drinks and tons of beautiful merchandise to take home as a souvenir for your trip. The 2019 Flower and Garden festival runs from March 6th, 2019 – June 3rd, 2019. Keep reading to find out more about must-dos at the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival 2019!
Flower and Garden Topiaries
One of the festival traditions is all of the gorgeous flower sculptures and gardens throughout the park. The sculptures include beloved Disney characters, including Lady and the Tramp in the Italy Pavilion, Beauty and the Beast in the France Pavilion and classic characters throughout Future World.
Here’s some crazy stats: 30-million blooms, 240 floating flower planters, 700 gardens, nearly 100 Disney character topiaries, 30 flower towers, and one beautiful butterfly tapestry of flowers make up the Festival features. All of these flowers are kept to tip-top standards throughout the 90 days of the festival.
There is a lot to do and see for entertainment during the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2019. In addition to pop-up shows throughout the day, the ever popular Garden Rocks concert series has returned. Catch your favorite performers at the America Gardens Theater in Epcot!
This year’s concert lineup includes Air Supply, Rick Springfield, and Simple Plan. Catch the daily concerts and enjoy some great tunes while at the festival! View the concert schedule!
Food and Drinks
Epcot is known to be a theme park with great food options, and the food options increase during festival season! Some classic festival favorites include the Frushi (fruit sushi), Chocolate Macaron, and violet lemonade, with flowers grown at the Land Pavilion inside of Epcot!
This year features new options as well, including a terrarium-themed pudding dessert and an “Orange Bird” sipper with an orange cream slushie. Eating and drinking around the world is so easy when there are so many Outdoor Kitchens to try!
This year’s festival features outstanding merchandise. Remember the violet lemonade from above? This year, the festival features violet lemonade merchandise to help you put a little “Zest into your Fest!”
There are beautiful Flower and Garden festival pins, apparel, garden accessories and more available for a limited time only! Festival merchandise can be the perfect souvenir to purchase and remember your trip with. Other popular choices for the festival include the Scavenger Hunt map, which will take guests all around Epcot to search for
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Until the next time, have a Magical day!