Celebrating “Fun in the Sun,” the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is packed with new experiences for the entire family in Orlando, Florida. See millions of blooms and the largest collection of Disney Topiary anywhere! Interact with top horticulturists inside the Wonders of Life Pavilion at Garden Town, a new festival addition, where you can get gardening tips, participate in demonstrations, plan your day, and more! Have a fun evening “under the stars” at the America Gardens Theatre and enjoy the music that inspired generations during the Flower Power Concert Series. Try our new “Easter Brunch” on March 23rd. And mom will love our scrumptious “Mother’s Day Brunch” on May 11th so make your reservations early! Space is limited. Call 407-WDW-DINE for reservations.
EVENT DATES:March 19 – June 1, 2008
EVENT TICKETS:Admission to Epcot required.
2008 ENTERTAINMENT: (All entertainment is subject to change without notice)
Fun in the Sun – Main Entrance – Goofy catches the perfect wave as we celebrate all the fun you can have in the sun!
Green Garden – Future World East -Discover how you can create an environmentally friendly, low-input garden of your own as you explore this unique garden.
Minnie’s Magnificent Butterfly Garden – Test Track Walkway – Presented by Claritin®Experience hundreds of free-flying butterflies as you venture through lush foliage in this distinctive garden and butterfly house.
Peter Pan’s Neverland Garden – Imagination Walkway – Presented by ValleyCrest Landscaping Solutions, Inc. & Cherry Lake Tree FarmSee some of your favorite characters from Peter Pan in topiary! Most appreciated by children 2-5.
Dynamite Vegetable Garden – Future World West – Presented by Dynamite Plant Food®Discover the fun and great taste of growing fabulous vegetables.
Florida’s Wildflowers – Imagination Walkway – Presented by the Florida Department of AgricultureSee how Florida’s wildflower growers are helping to make our state a more beautiful place. Children may participate in a fun wildflower activity.
Tricks of the Trade – Future World WestGet a “behind the scenes” look at how Disney’s Horticulture makes some of its most popular elements.
Sculpture Garden – Future World WestWander among works of art on loan from some of Florida’s most prestigious collections in a beautiful garden setting.
Water Garden Wonders – Presented by Aquascape, Inc.Gather cool concepts for water gardens that add a “splash” of creativity to your landscape.
Fragrance Garden – France Pavilion – Presented by Guerlain, Inc.Let your senses take over as you experience the pleasure of this captivating garden, featuring the radiant and sensual fragrances of Guerlain. Explore the “love story” between plants, fragrance and perfume. Experience a complimentary twenty-minute tour with a Guerlain Representative at 2, 4 & 6:00 pm daily. Sign up at the Guerlain Shop in La Signature.
Spices of Life – Morocco PavilionExplore the savory world of spices that add pizzazz to food from around the world.
Bonsai Collection – Japan PavilionDiscover the ancient art of bonsai showcased throughout the serene Japanese garden.
Amore nel Giardino (Love in the Garden) – Italy PavilionFeast your eyes on bouquets of blooms as they tumble down the side of classic Italian containers. Collect planting ideas on how to combine colorful flowers, textured foliage and beautiful pots for dramatic results. Find Lady and the Tramp among towering Italian Cypress.
Growing Future Gardeners – Germany Pavilion – Presented by FNGLAVisit a collection of gardens where families can garden and grow together. Be inspired to create your own special garden at home where together parents, and children, can share and explore the magic that lives outdoors. Enjoy a play area for kids too! Ladybug releases daily 1:00 & 3:00 pm
Penjing (Chinese Bonsai) – China PavilionThis unique art form of dwarf trees is an ancient technique that predates its Japanese counterpart by hundreds of years.
Topiary Chinese Zodiac – China PavilionIt’s the year of the Pig! What’s your sign? Discover the Chinese Zodiac and see it presented in topiary.
Norway Troll Trek – Norway PavilionForest and rock trolls are around every corner. Test your skill at finding them all as you explore the gardens of Norway.
The Tea Garden – United Kingdom – Presented by Twinings
Perennial Garden – The American Adventure
Epcot® Gardens of the World Tour (Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday)Guided tours designed especially for garden enthusiasts! A Disney Horticulturist will be your host on a three-hour tour of special displays and the award-winning international gardens of Epcot. Register at Guest Relations or for advance registration information, call 407-WDW-TOUR. Price: $59 USD including tax (Guest ages 16 and up only). Theme Park admission required.
Garden Town – Inside the Wonders of Life PavilionOpen Daily 10:00 am – 7:00 pmStart your day here! Festival information, new displays, demonstrations, shopping and more! Discover all this year’s Festival has to offer and get tips on how to get the most out of your visit!
Flower Power Concert Series – The America Gardens Theatre – performances daily at 5:45, 7:00 & 8:15 pm
Relax under the stars and groove to your favorite music from the ’60s and ’70s.
Information courtesy of Walt Disney World