The Epcot Flower and Garden Festival is in full bloom at Walt Disney World Resort, a sure sign that spring is upon us. The festival began yesterday, March 7 and continues through May 20, 2012. Featuring a colorful array of flowers, gardens, topiaries, live music, presentations and educational events, this festival is a highlight for all visitors, from gardening pros to novice naturists.
Cars 2 characters include Lightning McQueen and Mater
Sorcerer Mickey from Fantasia
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Beauty and the Beast
Classic characters Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Pluto and Goofy
|The Guess Who|
- 3/09 – 3/11: Jose Feliciano
- 3/16 – 3/18: Starship starring Mickey Thomas
- 3/23 – 3/25: The Guess Who
- 3/30 – 4/01: The Spinners
- 4/06 – 4/08: Chubby Checkers and the Wildcats
- 4/13 – 4/15: Paul Revere & The Raiders
- 4/20 – 4/22: The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie
- 4/27 – 4/29: Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night
- 5/04 – 5/06: The Orchestra, starring Former Members of ELO
- 5/11 – 5/13: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone
- 5/18 – 5/20: TBA
- March 9 -11: John Gidding, (Curb Appeal: The Block)
- March 16 -18: Sabrina Soto, (The High/Low Project)
- March 23 – 25: Jason Cameron, (DIY Network’s Desperate Landscapes and Man Cave)
- March 30 – April 1: Camille Styles, (HGTV.com Entertainment contributor)
- April 6 – 8: Dan Faires, (HGTV.com’s DanMade, HGTV Design Star Season 5)
- April 13 – 15: Brandon Johnson, (host of HGTV’s My Yard Goes Disney)
- April 20 – 22: Meg Caswell Hollady, (HGTV’s Meg’s Great Rooms)
- April 27 – 29: Monica Pedersen, (HGTV Dream Home Tour 2012 and Designed to Sell)
- May 4 – 6: Antonio Ballatore, (HGTV’s The Antonio Treatment)
- May 11 – 13: Carter Oosterhouse, (HGTV’s Million Dollar Rooms)
- May 18 – 20: Genevieve Gorder, (HGTV’s Dear Genevieve and HGTV Design Star)
- Pixie Hollow Fairy Garden: Explore the garden world of Pixie Hollow and find some of your favorite fairy characters presented in topiary. Interactive elements add to the fun.
- Bambi’s Butterfly House: Experience hundreds of native butterflies and see some of your favorite characters from the Disney film Bambi.
- The Festival Center – Guests can shop for festival merchandise, attend demonstrations and get ideas and tips from master gardeners and get gardening questions answered during Ask and Expert. The Greenhouse Stage will welcome experts from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays at the Festival Center. You can also get planting pointers from experts from 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on select days.