From February 28 to May 27, the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival 2024 will take place at EPCOT, Walt Disney World.

The EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival is an event that offers incredible flower displays, surprising topiaries, musical performances, inspiring cuisine and interactive elements where travelers will be the protagonists.

In this edition the Groot, Asha and Miguel topiaries will debut.

Near the Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind attraction, Groot will have his own topiary. And if you are observant you will see a tribute to the horticulture team in the mix tape that Groot holds in the air.

At the main entrance of the park you will also find new topiaries inspired by the movie Wish, where Ash, Valentino and Star will be present.

And in the Mexico pavilion, Miguel and Dante, from Coco, will take center stage.

As part of the topiary magic, travelers will spot everyone’s favorite dragon, Figment, in the newly opened World Celebration Gardens, and a Princess Tiana topiary adorning The American Adventure pavilion.

In addition, throughout the park there are more than 25 gardens that invite visitors to pause while learning more details about the fascinating world of plants.

Inspiring exhibits include the Floating Gardens at World Nature, with more than 170 small plots floating in the calm waters surrounding the bridge to World Showcase; Festival Blooms, create a panorama of vibrant color at World Celebration.

At World Discovery, Songbird Meadow will attract feathered friends with attractive flora and guide visitors through a few simple steps to create their own bird paradise. And at World Showcase, travelers can once again enjoy the English Tea Garden.

And for Fudis around the world, new delicacies will be offered that will be available in 18 exclusive outdoor kitchens, around the entire park, such as the Cubanito with mojo-marinated pork bacon, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and ground mustard sauce. the stone in Florida Fresh and the Key Lime Wine Slush in The Citrus Blossom.

Other well-known flavors include the Chicken & Waffles at The Honey Bee-stro, hosted by the National Honey Board, the Muffuletta Panini at Magnolia Terrace and the Whiskey Chocolate Cake at Northern Bloom.

To elevate their culinary exploration, fudis will be able to participate in Garden Graze, a fun food walk with fresh food that highlights sweet and savory flavors throughout the festival. To participate, visitors must select five dishes from a specific list on the menu, found in the Festival Passport. Upon purchase, visitors will receive a stamp in their passport. When you collect five stamps, you can redeem your passport at Pineapple Promenade to receive a special gift. The Garden Graze can be completed over multiple visits, so the completed passport can be redeemed at any time during the festival.

The EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival will also offer interactive activities for the whole family and younger travelers.

Throughout the festival, you’ll be able to follow Spike the Bee on his pollination route, where he buzzes around collecting nectar from all the beautiful gardens with Spike’s Pollination Exploration. And for a limited time, you can also browse World Showcase with the “Egg-stravaganza Hunt” quest! in which twelve beautiful rabbit-inspired eggs will be placed around the entire park for festival-goers to find. Maps for both scavenger hunts will be available for purchase while supplies last. Once they complete their adventure, whether they find all the items or not, guests can redeem their map at Disney Traders, Creations Shop or World Traveler at International Gateway to receive a special surprise.

Butterfly Landing will also be back this year to offer visitors the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of nature’s most beautiful pollinators: butterflies. The butterfly garden will showcase the life cycle of butterflies, plus it contains colorful pollinator gardens that will inspire hobby gardeners looking to grow their own pollinator plots.

At Blossoms of Fragrance, travelers can follow their sense of smell to create memorable memories with the help of unforgettable fragrances.

And at the Camp Get Out ‘N’ Play Garden, families can explore a camp-themed garden where kids can jump, play, climb and explore this area created just for them.

They’ll also be able to sing and dance to their favorite songs as the popular Garden Rocks concert series performs on the American Gardens Theater stage every day during the festival. With local and world-renowned performances.

This year, new groups join the performance list, including Modern English, Crowder, Fonseca, Lit and Monsieur Periné. Additionally, for the first time, Raul Acosta & Oro Solido will share the stage with Luisito, and the next day with Magic Juan.

If you want to have a prime spot in Garden Rocks, you can purchase a dining package at seven EPCOT restaurants:

  • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
  • Beer garden restaurant
  • Coral Reef Restaurant
  • Garden Grill Restaurant
  • Rose & Crown Dining Room
  • Le Cellier Steakhouse
  • Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Brews & Barbecue (packages available without reservation, subject to availability)

If you want more information about it, visit the Disney World page.

Finally, to immortalize your visit, you can find official event merchandise at the festival kiosks and in the Creations Shop.


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