2011 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Foodie Events

It’s not quite time for that other Festival that foodies mark on their calendars ;). While we wait (and wait) for October, there are some other fun exhibits to explore in Walt Disney World!

For the 18th year, Epcot will be hosting the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival from March 2-May 15, 2011, and you can find the festival guide here. Foodies will find some delightful exhibits, which we’ve detailed below.

Future World
GoGo on the Go Challenge – Discover more about healthy snacks.

World Showcase
Water Wise Herbs and Vegetables

English Tea Garden
Discover the history of tea blending. Sign up for tours at the Tea Caddy. Tours are Mon – Thurs 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.
Friday – Sunday 2:00, 4:00 and 6:30 p.m.

Special Happenings
April 29, April 30 and May 1: Fresh from Florida Weekend – Discover Florida’s bounty!

Greenhouse Stage
11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Thursday through Sunday

Robert Bowden – Groceries from the Garden March 4 – 6
Jarrod Stewart – Tropical Edibles March 31 – April 3
Tracy Fischer – A to Z on Herbs May 12 – May 15

Great American Gardeners
Don’t miss these presentations on Monday through Thursday at Noon and 3:00 p.m.

Gayla Trail - Grow Great Grub
March 14 – 17

Susan Belsinger and Tina Marie Wilcox – Herbal Blends from Around the World
April 25 – 28

New Delhi Herbs

Strolling through the Flower and Garden Festival is one of my favorite pastimes in Epcot. I highly recommend beginning your walk through World Showcase at 11:00 a.m. when you’ll be able to snap photos without all those strangers in your frame. The crowds will arrive later in the day.

Call the Disney Gardener at 407-938-3900 with any festival-related questions.

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