Foodie Fun at Disney World’s Flower and Garden Festival

F&GlogoThe official Epcot Flower and Garden Festival guide just came out describing all the adventures and attractions you can experience this year at Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival! There are a few highlights for us foodies, too! All of the events listed below are free with Epcot admission, except for the Garden Town Breakfast.

The Festival runs this year from March 3rd through May 16th, 2010, and includes some great opportunities for Disney fans, even if you don’t exactly have a green thumb.

F&GappleGarden Town Breakfast
10:30 am – 12:30 pm, March 21, April 18 & May 16
Enjoy a welcome breakfast prepared by our chefs that will include a special selection of fresh ingredients from our own Land Pavilion while having the opportunity to learn some garden and culinary techniques from professional horticulturists and chefs.

$60.00 Per person plus tax; gratuity is included and Theme Park admission is required. Call 407-WDW-Fest for reservations.

F&GballoonEnglish Tea Garden
Discover the history and art of tea blending as you stroll through this elegant English Tea Garden. Sign-up for a 20-minute guided tour at the Tea Caddy, hosted by Twinings® Premium Tea.

You can read my review of last year’s tea tour here!

Tea Garden Tour Times:
Monday–Thursday: 4:00 & 6:30 pm
Friday–Sunday: 2:00, 4:00 & 6:30 pm

F&GflowerFresh From Florida
From April 23 – 25, visit the ultimate Florida Farmer’s Market in Epcot’s Garden Town. See all the bounty that our state has to offer from Apalachicola to Zellwood!

F&GcanGardeners in Residence
Disney brings a wealth of experience to the Flower and Garden Festival each year in the form of professional gardeners and experts. This year, the following folks will be presenting food-related seminars that you might find interesting!

Robert Bowden: Florida Fruit & Vegetable Gardening
March 5 – 7

Susan Belsinger: Sweet Herbal Recipes & the Creative Herbal Home
April 16 – 18

Lee Reich: Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden/Weedless Gardening
April 30, May 1 & 2

And don’t forget to stop by the Water Wise Herbs & Vegetables Exhibit, presented by Rain Bird Corporation. You’ll find this set up between Future World and Canada.

One of the many Flower and Garden Festival Merchandise Offerings

One of the many Flower and Garden Festival Merchandise Offerings

Flower Power Concert Series
Friday, Saturday & Sunday – 5:15, 6:30 & 7:45 pm
March 5 – 7 Jose Feliciano
March 12 – 14 Paul Revere & The Raiders
March 19 – 21 David Cassidy
March 26 – 28 Starship Starring Mickey Thomas
April 2 – 4 Tony Orlando
April 9 – 11 Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone
April 16 – 18 Ricky Nelson Remembered Featuring The Nelsons
April 23 – 25 Atlanta Rhythm Section
April 30, May 1 & 2 Fran Cosmo (Former singer of Boston)
May 7 – 9 Davy Jones
May 14 – 16 Chubby Checker & The Wildcats


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