• Thursday, September 24, 2020
The Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival

The Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival

The iconic Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is back at Walt Disney World starting March 4, 2020! Epcot’s longest-running festival will take place daily at the park for 90 days, ending June 1. This year’s #FreshEpcot festivities include unbelievable gardens and topiary displays, delicious Outdoor Kitchens, incredible live performances, and so much more.

Outdoor Kitchens

During the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival, there are a variety of outdoor kitchens set up throughout the park. The hand-crafted menus highlight creative culinary delights made from the freshest garden ingredients.

Bauernmarkt: Farmer’s Market – Germany Pavilion
  • Potato Pancakes with House-made Apple Sauce – $4.50 (Plant-based, Kid-approved)
  • Potato Pancake with Caramelized Ham, Onions, and Herb Sour Cream $4.75
  • Toasted Pretzel Bread topped with Black Forest Ham and Melted Gruyere Cheese – $5.50 (KA)
  • Warm Cheese Strudel with Mixed Berries – $4.50 (KA)
  • M.I.A. Brewing Hugo – $4.50
  • Bitburger Premium Pils – $4.50
  • Stiegl Brewery Radler Zitrone – $4.50
  • Beer Flight – $9.50
  • Apfelschaumwein – $10.00: Sparkling Wine and Apple Liqueur
The Citrus Bloom – Showcase Plaza
  • Lobster Tail with Meyer Lemon Emulsion and Grilled Lemon – $8.25 (Gluten-free)
  • Tuna Tataki Bowl with Spicy Yuzu Glaze, Mango, Avocado, and Pappadam Crisp – $6.25
  • Crispy Citrus Chicken with Orange Aioli and Baby Greens – $5.75 (KA, GF)
  • Citrus Shortcake – $4.50: Orange Chiffon Cake, Lemon Curd, Mandarins, Whipped Cram, and Citrus Crumble
  • Orange Cream Shake in a Souvenir Orange Bird Sipper – $15.00 (Non-alcoholic, KA)
  • Islamorada Beer Company Coconut Key Lime Ale – $4.50
  • First Magnitude Brewing Lemon Hefeweizen – $4.50
  • Heavy Seas Brewery TropiCannon Citrus IPA – $4.50
  • Beer Flight – $9.50
  • Orange Sunshine Wine Slushy – $6.75
Flavor Full Kitchen Hosted by AdventHealth – Future World
  • Grilled Baby Vegetables with Hummus Cream and Red Pepper Coulis – $4.75 (Plant-based)
  • Seared Verlasso Salmon with Farro Risotto and Micro-herbs – $6.25
  • Strawberry Mousse with Chocolate Crispy Pearls – $4.75 (KA)
  • Blood Orange Agua Fresca – $4.25 (Non-alcoholic)
  • Cookie Butter Worms and Dirt – $4.50 (Non-alcoholic, KA)
Fleur de Lys – France Pavilion
  • Tarte aux Oignons Caramelises et Chevre – $5.50: Goat Cheese Tart with Caramelized Onions on a flaky Pastry Crust
  • Canard Confit a l’Orange – $6.25: Braised Duck Confit a l’Orange with Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • Tarte Tropezienne, Coulis Framboise – $3.00: Brioche Cake filled with Light Pastry Cream and Raspberry Coulis
  • Eclair Chocolat Framboise – $6.50: Eclair filled with Raspberry and Chocolate Mousse
  • Kronenbourg Blanc 1664 – $4.75
  • Very Raspberry – $5.75: Rose Wine with Natural Raspberry Flavor
  • Bordeaux, Merlot, and Cabernet Blend – $6.00
  • La Vie en Rose Frozen Slushy – $11.75: Vodka, Grey Goose l’Orange Vodka, St. Germain Liqueur, White Cranberry Juice, and Red Cranberry Juice
Florida Fresh – Between the France and Morocco Pavilions
  • Carne Guisada with Black Bean Cake and Cilantro Lime Sour Cream – $6.50
  • Spicy Blackened Shrimp and Cheddar Cheese Grits with Brown Gravy and Local Sweet Corn Relish – $7.25
  • Key Lime Tart with Toasted Meringue – $4.75
  • Watermelon Cucumber Slushy – $4.50 (Non-alcoholic, Plant-based, KA)
  • Tampa Bay Brewing Company Twisted Strawberry Fest Fruit Ale – $4.50
  • Big Top Brewing Company Conch Republic Key Lime Wheat – $4.50
  • First Magnitude Brewing Co. Monarch Milk Stout – $4.50
  • Beer Flight – $9.50
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Key Lime Sparkling Wine – $12.00
  • Watermelon Cucumber Slushy with Gin – $13.00
Hanami – Japan Pavilion
  • Frushi – $6.00: Strawberry, Pineapple, and Cantaloupe wrapped in Sweet Rice and Pink Soy Wrap served with Whipped Cream, Drizzled Berry Sauce, and Toasted Coconut (KA)
  • Menchi Katsu Slider – $6.00: Japanese-style Panko-breaded Beef Patty topped with Tonkatsu Sauce, Mayonnaise, Cucumber, and Pickled Lotus Root
  • Salmon Flower Ikura – $8.25: Fresh-cut Salmon, Salmon Roe, Spinach and Watermelon Relish, and Chilled Ramen tossed with Poke Sauce
  • Kirin Draft Beer – $4.50
  • Strawberry Nigori Sake – $7.50
  • Furano Martini – $7.50: Vodka, Lavender Syrup, and Yuzu Juice
Jardin de Fiestas – Mexico Pavilion
  • Chilaquiles de Pollo – $7.00: Chipotle braised Chicken and Tortillas served with Salsa Ranchera, Monterey Jack Cheese, Crema Mexicana, and Guajillo Cheese
  • Quesadilla al Pastor – $7.50: Flour Tortilla filled with Monterey Jack Cheese and Pork Pastor topped with Grilled Pineapple, Salsa Verde, Red Onion, and Cilantro
  • Choriqueso Tora – $7.00: Bolillo Roll filled with Chorizo and Monterey Jack Cheese, Avocado Mousse, and Jalapenos
  • Cruz Blanca Rose Spritz – $7.00: Effervescent Rose Wheat Ale with Elderflower Liqueur
  • Mango Mexican Lucky Margarita – $11.00: Spicy Ancho Verde Liqueur, 100% Agave Tequila Blanco, Mango-Passion Fruit Puree, Lime Juice, Applejack and Ginger Cordial served with a Tajin Chili-Lime Rim
  • Rosita Margarita – $12.75: Rose Petal Liqueur, 100% Agave Tequila Blanco, Lemon Juice, and Cranberry Juice served with a Rose Petal Salt Rim
La Isla Fresca – Showcase Plaza
  • Lamb Curry with Sweet Plantains and Rice – $6.25
  • Sugar Cane Shrimp Skewer with Steamed Rice and Coconut Lime Sauce – $7.00 (KA)
  • Tropical Mousse Cup – $4.50: Layers of Passion Fruit Cake, Coconut Mousse, and a Tropical Fruit Glaze with Fresh Pineapple (KA)
  • Tropical Freeze – $4.50 (Non-alcoholic, KA)
  • Golden Road Brewing Tart Mango Cart Wheat Ale – $4.50
  • Tropical Freeze with Parrot Bay Mango Rum – $10.00
Lotus House – China Pavilion
  • Szechuan Spicy Red-braised Beef Shank over Rice – $8.00
  • Bon Bon Chicken Skewer with Sesame and Peanut Sauce – $6.50
  • House-made Crab and Cheese Wontons – $6.00
  • “Panda” Buble Tea – $7.25: Classic Milk Tea with Black and White Boba Pearls (Non-alcoholic)
  • Jasmine Draft Beer – $5.00
  • Marco Boba – $11.00: Amaretto, Iced Coffee, Milk, and Boba
  • Kung Fu Punch – $10.00: Vodka, Triple Sec, Mango Syrup, and Orange Juice
  • Time Out – $11.00: Bacardi Rum, Peach Liqueur, Peach Syrup, Pina Colada, Sprite, Soda Water, and Magic Boba
Magnolia Terrace – The American Adventure Pavilion
  • Southern Seafood Boil – $8.00: Shrimp, Mussels, Crawfish, Potatoes, Corn, and Andouille Sausage
  • Grilled Oysters with Cajun Butter – $7.50
  • House-made Boudin Two Ways with Spicy Mustard – $5.50
  • Pecan Cake with Maple Whipped Cream featuring Burton’s Maple Syrup – $4.75
  • Pecan Praline – $4.25
  • Wild Haven Beer Session Citrus Lager – $4.50
  • The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery Amber Ale – $4.50
  • Parish Brewing Co. Ghost in the Machine Double IPA – $4.50
  • Beer Flight – $9.50
Northern Bloom – Canada Pavilion
  • Seared Scallops with Fresh Green Beans, Butter Potatoes, Brown Butter Vinaigrette, and Applewood Smoked Bacon – $7.00
  • Beef Tenderloin Tips with Mushroom Bordelaise Sauce, Whipped Potatoes, and Garden Vegetables – $6.75
  • Griddled Maple Pound Cake with Warm Peach Compote and Sweet Corn Gelato with Syrup – $4.75
  • Maple Popcorn Shake – $4.50 (Non-alcoholic)
  • Unibroue Ephemere Apple Wheat Ale – $5.00
  • 81Bay Brewing Apricot with Maple Syrup – $5.00
  • Collective Arts Brewing Blackberry Fruit Beer – $5.00
  • Beer Flight – $10.50
  • Maple Popcorn Shake with Tap 357 Maple Rye Whisky – $13.00
Pineapple Promenade – Showcase Plaza
  • Spicy Hot Dog with Pineapple Chutney and Plantain Chips – $8.00
  • Mixed Berry Buttermilk Cake – $8.00
  • DOLE Whip – $5.00 (Plant-based, KA)
  • Frozen Desert Violet Lemonade – $4.50 (Non-alcoholic, KA)
  • Pineapple DOLE Whip with Fanta – $6.25 (Non-alcoholic, KA)
  • Collective Arts Brewing Pina Colada Sour – $4.50
  • Maui Brewing Co. Pineapple Mana Wheat – $4.50
  • SweetWater Brewing Company Goin’ Coastal IPA with Pineapple – $4.50
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Violet Lemonade Ale – $4.50
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Sparkling Pineapple Wine – $4.50
  • DOLE Whip with Parrot Bay Coconut Rum – $12.00
  • Pineapple Beer Flight – $9.50
Primavera Kitchen – Italy Pavilion
  • La Regina “Margherita” – $7.00: Rustic Italian Flatbread, Vine-ripened Tomatoes, Whole Milk Mozzarella, Parmesan, and Basil (KA)
  • Ravioli – $9.00: Grilled Chicken Ravioli with Spring Vegetables and creamy Pesto Sauce (KA)
  • Zeppole – $7.00: Ricotta Cheese Fritters, Powdered Sugar, Raspberry Sauce, and Chocolate-hazelnut Drizzle (KA)
  • Peroni Nastro Azzurro Pilsner – $5.50
  • Santa Marina Pinot Grigio – $9.00
  • Gabbiano Chianti – $9.00
  • Villa Sandi Prosecco – $10.00
  • Montegrande Corbinello – $10.00
  • Fior d’Arancio Montegrande Moscato – $10.00
  • Bellini – $10.00
  • Frozen Italian Margarita with Limoncello and Tequila – $10.00
Taste of Marrakesh – Morocco Pavilion
  • Harissa Chicken Kebab with Dried Fruit Couscous Salad and Cilantro Oil – $8.00
  • Fried Cauliflower with Capers, Garlic Parsley, and Chili Ranch Sauce – $7.00
  • Walnut Honey Baklava – $4.50
  • Casa Beer – $4.50
  • Larroque Chardonnay – $6.00
  • White Sangria – $6.00
  • Desert Rose – $9.00: Sparkling Wine topped with Pomegranate Liqueur
Trowel & Trellis Hosted by Impossible Foods – Showcase Plaza
  • Grilled Street Corn on the Cob with Savory Garlic Spread – $5.75 (Plant-based, GF, KA)
  • Impossible Farmhouse Meatball with Lentil Bread, Spinach, Marinated Vegetables, and Creamy Herb Dressing – $5.75 (Plant-based)
  • Chocolate Pudding Terrarium with Avocado Cream, Matcha Crumble, and Baby Herbs – $5.25 (Plant-based, GF)
  • Bloomin’ Blueberry Lemon and Ginger Tea featuring Twinings of London – $4.50 (Non-alcoholic)
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Tropical Wonderland Wheat Ale – $4.50
  • Bloomin’ Blueberry Lemon and Ginger Tea featuring Twinings of London with Tito’s Handmade Vodka served in a Mason Jar – $15.50
The Honey Bee-Stro Hosted by National Honey Board – Showcase Plaza
  • Roasted Cauliflower with Buckwheat Honest Carrot Puree, Wild Rice Pilaf, Asparagus, Honey Blistered Grapes, Sunflower Brittle, and Coriander Flowers – $4.50 (GF, KA)
  • Honey Tandoori Chicken Flatbread with White Cheddar Cheese, Charred Vegetables, Clover Honey Sour Cream and Micro Citrus Greens – $5.75
  • Local Wildflower Honey-Mascarpone Cheesecake with Orange Blossom Honey Ice Cream garnished with Fennel Pollen Meringue Kisses – $5.00 (KA)
  • Honey-Peach Freeze in a Souvenir Spike the Bee Sipper – $15.00 (Non-alcoholic, KA)
  • B. Nektar New Wave Lemonade Mead – $5.00
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Orange Blossom Honey Wine Honey-Peach Freeze with Blueberry Vodka – $12.00
Specialty Drinks at Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company
  • Spring Berry Bliss (Future World Coffee Cart): Frozen Strawberry and Coconut Syrup topped with Raspberry Vodka
  • Passion Flower (Port of Entry Coffee Cart): Frozen Passion Fruit and Tea-infused with Lemon Vodka
  • Tropical Breeze (American Adventure Coffee Cart): Frozen Lemon, Coconut Syrup, and Pineapple Rum
  • Orange Splash (Canada Coffee Cart): Frozen Lemon mixed with Orange Vodka

Additional Festival Food & Beverages

BLOCK & HANS – The American Adventure Pavilion
  • Arendelle Aqua Lemonade: Frozen Lemonade with Monin Cotton Candy (Non-alcoholic, KA)
  • Redstone Meadery Black Raspberry Nectar
  • Arendelle Aqua Lemonade: Frozen Lemonade served with Monin Cotton Candy and Ole Smoky Blackberry Moonshine
Cool Wash – Near Test Track
  • Assorted Coca Cola Slushies – $6.00 (Non-alcoholic, KA)
Funnel Cake – American Adventure Pavilion
  • Mini Funnel Cake topped with Lemon Cheesecake Ice Cream, Blueberries, and Powdered Sugar – $7.00 (KA)
Refreshment Outpost – World Showcase Plaza
  • Pineapple Skewer with Tajin Seasoning (Plant-based, KA)
  • 3 Daughters Raspberry Lemonade Dry Hard Cider
  • Short’s Brewing Company Starcut Ciders Mosa Hard Cider
  • Ciderboys Banana Bliss Hard Cider
  • Cider Flight
Refreshment Port – World Showcase Plaza
  • Fried Green Tomatoes with Blue Crab-Fennel Salad, Remoulade, and Smoked Paprika Oil – $6.25
  • Popsicle Trio – $5.00: Honeydew, Raspberry-Mint, and Coconut-Lime (KA)
  • Short’s Brewing Company Starcut Ciders Squishy Hard Cider – $11.25

Topiaries, Exhibits, and Gardens

Disney’s incredible team of horticulturists puts their talents on display during the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival with tons of hand-crafted topiaries and gardens. The living sculptures and creative flower displays are the true stars of the iconic Epcot event. Starting at the entrance, the epic floral arrangements can be found all throughout the park.

Topiaries
  • Anna and Elsa from Frozen – Located at the Norway Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • Bambi, Flower, and Thumper – Located at the Canada Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • Beauty and the Beast – Located at the France Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • Woody, Bo Peep, and Her Sheep – Located in Future World East
  • Bold Bromeliads – Located at The Land Pavilion at Future World East
  • Bromeliad Dragon – Located at the Japan Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • Buzz Lightyear – Located at Mission: SPACE in Future World East)
  • Captain Hook and Peter Pan – Located at the United Kingdom Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • Construction Mickey and Minnie with Goofy, Pluto, and Chip ‘n’ Dale – Located between Future World and the World Showcase
  • Donald and Daisy with Huey, Dewey, and Louie – Located in Showcase Plaza
  • Fantasia featuring Sorcerer Mickey, Brooms, Ostriches, and Hippo – Located near Imagination in Future World West
  • Lady and the Tramp – Located at the Italy Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog – Located between the United Kingdom and Canada Pavilions
  • Pandas – Located at the China Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • Pluto and Goofy – Located between Future World and the World Showcase
  • Remy – Located at the France Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • Simba, Rafiki, Mufasa, and Sarabi – Located at The Outpost Shop
  • Snow White and Dopey – Located at the Germany Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • Tinker Bell and the Fairy Houses – Located at the United Kingdom Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • The Three Caballeros – Jose, Donald, and Panchito – Located at the Mexico Pavilion in the World Showcase
  • Topiary Butterflies – Located in Future World West
  • Topiary Flowers – Located near the Main Entrance
  • Winnie the Pooh and Friends – Located at the United Kingdom Pavilion in the World Showcase
Gardens and Exhibits
  • Bamboo Garden (China Pavilion): The Chinese member of the grass family is on display in the Bamboo Garden in a variety of colors, patterns, and sizes.
  • Bonsai Collection (Japan Pavilion): Explore the ancient art of bonsai with sculptures created by amazing bonsai masters who aim to create peace and balance with the earth by tending these small works of art.
  • Chinese Zodiac Natural Sculptures (China Pavilion)
  • Floating Mini-Gardens: more than 100 tiny plots on the ponds around the walkway from future world to the world showcase
  • Festival Blooms (Future World): This display, overlooking the east and west lakes in Future World, features brilliant panoramas made with thousands of flowers.
  • Garden Italiano (Italy Pavilion): The Tuscan Kitchen Garden grows all of the produce and herbs required for cooking a delicious Italian feast.
  • The Honey Bee-Stro (Imagination! Pavilion): This immersive garden provides insights on how important honey bees are and what foods from the adjoining outdoor kitchen are the product of the bees’ hard work.
  • Kokedama Garden (Japan Pavilion): The Kokemada Garden celebrates ancient Japanese art in a fresh way with skilled bonsai creations on display.
  • Shakespeare Garden (United Kingdom Pavilion): Paying homage to William Shakespeare’s frequent use of flowers as metaphors in his work, this unique garden is a display of famous quotes matched with beautiful flowers.
  • The Goodness Garden Butterfly House presented by GoGo squeeZ (Future World West): Get an up-close look at beautiful species of butterflies among an exhibit filled with exotic foliage as you learn about life cycles and you may even witness a few coming out of their chrysalises!
  • Tropical Rainforest Garden (Mexico Pavilion): Learn how plants and animals found in Mexican rainforests adapt to variations in light and water conditions.
  • Urban Spice (Morocco Pavilion): In many ancient cultures, spices and herbs were worth more than gold. In this garden, you’ll learn how plants, stems, roots, seeds, and flowers are used to create signature blends that define various cultures.

Interactive Activities

In addition to simply looking at the incredible displays around the park, there are several hands-on experiences to enjoy at the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival.

Near the Butterfly House, you can learn how to Plant a Garden Perfect for Pollinators. In addition to creating fun garden crafts, the interactive exhibit offers take-home ideas and sustainable tips for your at-home garden

The Health Full Trail presented by AdventHealth is a new interactive playground that is fun and informative for the whole family. The trail will bring out the youthful energy of guests of all ages and offer creative tips on how to stay healthy. The whimsical play spot is located along the Imagination Walkway.

Another hands-on playground called Bo Peep’s Playtime Training Ground can be found on the Test Track Walkway. The Toy Story-themed fun spot is the perfect place to sit back and take a break from all the festival activities while the kids enjoy the interactive garden area.

Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration makes exploring the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival fun for the entire family. The interactive scavenger hunt, led by Spike the Honey Bee, is a quest for the best blooms that Spike can pollinate. Pick up a map from Port of Entry and look out for Spike hanging out on a variety of flowers as you make your way around the World Showcase, and track each bloom on your map along the way. When the map is complete, bring it back to Port of Entry for a prize.

From March 27 to April 12, you can participate in the Egg-stravaganza Scavenger Hunt. All throughout the World Showcase, there will be Disney character-themed eggs hidden in various locations. To start the quest, you’ll purchase a map at participating locations (Disney Traders, Pin Central, and World Traveler) and track each egg you find during your hunt. Once you’ve completed the search, return your completed map to Disney Traders for a special surprise! Maps are $6.99 plus tax while supplies last.

New to the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival this year is the Disney Channel Fan Fest, which will take place during three festival weekends. On select dates in May, fans can enjoy live concerts, meet and greets, animation stations, and more Disney Channel fun!

Festival Tours

For a closer look at some of the amazing gardens in the park, you can make reservations for a special tour of select Epcot Flower & Garden Festival exhibits. There are a few guided experiences available, varying in price and length.

English Tea Garden presented by Twinings of London

Cost: Complimentary

In the English Tea Garden, you can enjoy a complimentary 20-minute lesson on the art behind growing and blending botanicals, which is vital to the creation of unique flavored brews. More than a dozen different tea-flavoring plants are on display in the garden, whimsically tucked into oversized saucers.

Advanced registration is recommended because this tour is only available for 20 guests at a time, but same-day registration will be available in The Tea Caddy.

Royal Tea Garden Tour

Cost: $20 per person (plus tax)

For a more in-depth look at the English Tea Garden, opt for the Royal Tea Garden Tour. The 45-minute guided tour begins at 9:30 AM, before the World Showcase opens to the public. After a thorough explanation of the history and artistry of blending tea, the tour ends with a stop at The Tea Caddy for a sampling of scones and tea.

Check-in takes place at the UK Beer Cart near the Rose and Crown Dining Room between 9:15 AM and 9:30 AM on the day of your tour. You can make reservations for the Royal Tea Garden Tour by calling (407) WDW-TOUR

Gardens of the World

Cost: $85 per person (plus tax)

The Gardens of the World tour is a three-hour trek through the World Showcase led by a Disney Horticulturist. During the walking tour, you’ll get a first-hand look at the role of landscaping at Walt Disney World and how it is used to develop themes around the park. You will also hear behind the scenes stories about the festival’s award-winning topiaries and gardens, learn about a variety of plant materials and gardening techniques, and get tips on how to apply them at home. These tours take place on select weekdays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is included with regular park admission, so grab your discount Disney World tickets from Tickets2You and get ready to experience all of the festival fun!

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