Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

The 2018 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is currently running from February 28 – May 28, 2018!

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The Flower and Garden Festival is an absolute highlight of Spring in Walt Disney World, and has been since it began in 1994.

2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

And we have all the details you need here on DFB.

Three Caballeros Topiary

Three Caballeros Topiary

Click here to see the menus AND photos of all the food from the 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival!

2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Index

2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Booth and Menu Index
2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Special Events
2018 Garden Rocks Concert Schedule
Epcot Festival Fans Facebook Page
2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Menus and FOOD PHOTOS

How to Book Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Events

Many Epcot Flower and Garden Events are free with your Epcot Admission and require no advance booking. For more details on available events that do require a fee and advance booking, please see our Special Events page.

2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Coverage

  • News: Disney World Annual Passholders Get Reserved Seating for Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Concerts
  • News! FULL FOOD BOOTH MENUS for 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival
  • News: Full Restaurant List with Prices for 2018 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival Concert Dining Packages
  • NEWS: New Honey Bee Scavenger Hunt Coming to the 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival
  • NEWS: Garden Rocks Concerts Announced for 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival
  • News! Dates Announced for the 2018 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
  • Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Outdoor Kitchens

    Outdoor Kitchens are set up on the Promenade and around Epcot’s World Showcase Lagoon. The Outdoor Kitchens are similar to the Marketplace Booths for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival in that they provide enhanced food offerings to guests at the Flower and Garden Festival.

    There are once again 15 Outdoor Kitchen Food Booths this year and you can check out the full booth menus here!

    Bauernmarkt Booth

    Bauernmarkt Booth

    Click here to see the menus AND photos of all the food from the 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival!

    The Garden Passport is available to help you locate all the Outdoor Kitchens and keep track of everything you eat as a free souvenir!

    2018 Passport

    2018 Passport

    The Passports also provide information on all the daily ins-and-outs of the Festival.

    Garden Rocks Concert Series

    The popular Garden Rocks Concert Series are performed four days a week. These concerts are free with Epcot admission, and take place three times per evening. Garden Rocks Dining Packages have also returned for 2018.

    Check out the full 2018 Garden Rocks Concert Series lineup here!

    Garden Rocks Concert Schedule sign

    Garden Rocks Concert Schedule sign

    Annual Passholders get dedicated seating at all of the Garden Rocks Concerts this year. Passholders can pick up their wristbands Fridays through Mondays from February 28 through May 28. Distribution of wristbands begins when Epcot opens and lasts while supplies last or until one hour before each nightly show, and the pickup area is located in the Fountain View Hallway in Future World (behind Club Cool). Passholders may request wristbands for up to 3 additional guests.

    Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Special Events and Tours

    Garden Rocks Dining Packages have returned for 2018! Similar to the Eat to the Beat Dining Packages for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival, guests who book these events have guaranteed seating a Garden Rocks Concert in the evening.

    Two Tea Garden Tours are offered this year, and they take place in the UK Pavilion.

    UK Tea Garden

    UK Tea Garden

    Returning for the second year in a row, the Royal Tea Garden Tour offers tea connoisseurs an opportunity to learn more about the plants and blooms that go into making their favorite cuppa.

    Royal Garden Tea Tour sign

    Royal Garden Tea Tour sign

    The tour, which takes place daily at 9:45AM, includes a tea and scone sampling. The price is $18 per person, and guests can call 407-WDW-TOUR to book.

    Assorted Scones

    Assorted Scones

    Guests can also enjoy the complimentary English Tea Garden Tour as well. Tours take place Monday through Thursday at 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM, and Friday through Sunday at 1:00 PM, 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM, with sign up for the tour taking place inside The Tea Caddy (space is limited).

    2018 English Tea Garden Tour

    2018 English Tea Garden Tour

    The Gardens of the World Tour is a more extensive offering, giving guests the opportunity to explore the landscaping around Epcot — including some of the Festival’s signature displays — with the guidance of a Disney Horticulturist during the 3-hour tour (9:00 AM to Noon). You’ll even take home a few tricks you can use in your own home garden! Learn full details about the Gardens of the World Tour here.

    More Flower and Garden Festival Fun

    Free with Epcot Admission

    The Festival, including all Gardening Programs and Exhibits, is included in regular Epcot admission.

    And, of course, the gorgeous Disney Character Topiaries all around the park enhance everyone’s visit to Epcot!

    Beauty and the Beast Topiary

    Beauty and the Beast Topiary

    Lady and the Tramp Topiary

    Lady and the Tramp Topiary

    Bromeliad Dragon Topiary

    Bromeliad Dragon Topiary

    2018 Passport

    2018 Passport

    The Festival Passport will let you know where to find them all!

    Egg-Stravaganza and Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration

    This year the popular Egg-Stravaganza scavenger hunt is returning to the Festival from March 16 through April 1. Guests can purchase a map and stickers for $5.99 plus tax and hunt for Disney character “eggs” throughout World Showcase. When you find all the “eggs” you can return your map to Disney Traders for a “sp-egg-tacular surprise.”

    Eggs for the Egg-Stravaganza scavenger hunt ©Disney

    Eggs for the Egg-Stravaganza scavenger hunt ©Disney

    New to the Festival this year is a new springtime scavenger hunt called Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration. The Disney honeybee named Spike has been pollinating his way around the festival and guest can follow his trail! Just purchase a map and sticker for $5.99 plus tax and fill in the map as you search for the plants Spike has pollinated. When your map is completed return it for a springtime surprise!

    2018 Spike's Pollen Nation Exploration Map Pickup

    2018 Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration Map Pickup

    Festival Merchandise

    A full range of Festival merchandise is available to commemorate your visit to the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival. Look for items including apparel, glassware, kitchenware and magnets all bearing logos of the Festival and its attractions. (Look for gardening gear and upscale collections as well, including designer handbags.)

    Here’s a peek at some of this year’s items!

    Cute Minnie Mouse tumbler

    Cute Minnie Mouse tumbler

    Lots of pins!

    We love the collectible pins!

    We love the collectible pins!

    So cute!

    So cute!

    And of course, you’ll find apparel!

    Minnie T-shirt

    Minnie T-shirt

    Natural Beauty long sleeve tee

    Natural Beauty long sleeve tee

    And, three new retail MagicBands will be available – one when the Festival opens, one for Annual Passholders, and one at a later date. The Mickey Mouse MagicBand will have a limited edition of just 2,000 and comes in an orange-scented box.

    2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival MagicBands ©Disney

    2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival MagicBands ©Disney

    Annual Passholders can pick up a set of spring-themed magnets during the Festival. From February 28 through April 8 Passholders can receive a Mickey Mouse magnet, and from April 9 through May 28 they can pick up a Minnie Mouse magnet. The pickup area is located in the Fountain View Hallway (behind Club Cool).

    Annual Passholder magnet

    Annual Passholder magnet

    In addition, there is also Annual Passholder-exlcusive merchandise including apparel, pins, a retail MagicBand, and a Dooney & Bourke handbag.

    Annual Passholder merchandise

    Annual Passholder merchandise

    Click here to see the menus AND photos of all the food from the 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival!