Experience the Taste of Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival March 3 – July 7, 2023
Updated December 30, 2022
It’s that time of the year when the flowers bloom, the birds start singing, the sun shines a bit brighter, and Walt Disney World® Resort’s Taste of Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival begins!
Magical Topiary Displays and Gardens
You won’t believe your eyes when you discover the beautiful topiary displays. If you love taking photos, then you’ll absolutely have a blast at this festival because you’ll find these topiary displays throughout Future World and all of the pavilions in World Showcase. At the main entrance, you’ll already be greeted with Sorcerer Mickey Mouse, Broom, Ostriches, Hippo and Mushroom! For your future astronaut, visit Mission: SPACE® to see Buzz Lightyear. Visit the topiary version of Anna and Elsa at the Norway Pavilion. For your animal lovers, catch the Pandas at the China Pavilion or visit Simba and his friends at Future World West!
When you thought there wasn’t any more to see, be sure to explore the beautiful garden displays! The park has 20 different gardens and flowerbeds for you to view. Please be aware that some of these gardens close at dusk. Here is a list of some of our favorites this year:
- NEW! Prehistoric Garden at Future World East – Discover plan life that’s thrived since the age of the dinosaurs.
- The Honey Bee-stro Hosted by National Honey Board® at Future World – Located near the Imagination! Pavilion, earn about the critical role honey bees play in our environment and taste some of the sweet and savory treats we can thank honey bees for.
- Bonsai Collection at Japan Pavilion – Learn the ancient Japanese art of Bonsai and watch Bonsai masters at work as they carefully tend to each piece.
Let your foodie fantasy begin as the World Showcase at Epcot brings out their outdoor kitchens to each feature a specialty menu! Please be aware that the kitchens will be open daily during park hours, they will require a separate purchase, and kitchen and menu items are subject to closure or change without notice. So, whether you’re trying something familiar like avocado toast at Future World East, or something different like a Tarte aux Oignons Caramélisés et Chèvre at the France Pavilion, you’ll be sure to find something for everyone to enjoy!
Finally, it’s not a Disney Festival unless there’s entertainment! Enjoy the amazing live entertainment as you travel around World Showcase. Below is a lineup of what the International Flower & Garden Festival has in store.
- Jammin’ Gardeners
- Voices of Liberty
- Mariachi Cobre
- City Beautiful Bandstand
- Motown in Motion
- Vintage Vinyl Band
- The Hooligans
- The Spazmatics
- Latin Ambition
Be sure to stick around, because you may catch a glimpse of your favorite Disney Princess at the Princess Promenade! They will be traveling in a horse-drawn carriage throughout World Showcase as well.
Don’t forget that on top of purchasing your Disney Theme Park Tickets that you’ll also need to make a Theme Park Reservation as well. At this time, face masks are still mandatory. Be sure to visit online for more information or click here to purchase your theme park tickets.