The dates for 2021 EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival are March 3 – July 5, 2021.
The Flower and Garden Festival is an absolute highlight of Spring in Walt Disney World, and has been since it began in 1994.
And we have all the details you need here on DFB.
Click HERE to see the menus AND photos of all the food for the 2021 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival!
2021 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival Coverage
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 Wine Festival in that they provide enhanced food offerings to guests at the Flower and Garden Festival.
There are 19 Food Booths for 2021 (plus a few specialty offerings at additional locations around the park)! You can see the COMPLETE MENUS for the 2021 Outdoor Kitchen Food Booths by clicking here, so you can think about your must-eats in advance!
Click here to see the menus AND photos of all the food from the 2021 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival
The Passports also provide information on all the daily ins-and-outs of the Festival. And, of course, we’ve got some free extras for you, as well! Below is our DFB 2021 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival Map to help you easily locate all of the 2021 Outdoor Kitchens!
We’ve also got a free DFB-exclusive printable checklist to make it super easy for you to check off your must-eat dishes for this year’s festival. All you need to do is click the image below to print or save the full-size image to your phone!
Like the Cookie Stroll at the Festival of the Holidays, the Garden Graze is a plant-based food stroll through the Flower and Garden Festival.
Items on the Graze for 2021 include: Grilled Baby Vegetables with Hummus Cream and Red Pepper Coulis (Flavor Full), Boneless Impossible Korean Short Rib with Cilantro-Lime Rice, Danmuji Slaw, and Kimchee (Trowel & Trellis), Pineapple Skewer with Tajin Seasoning (Refreshment Outpost), Potato Pancakes with House-made Apple Sauce (Bauernmarkt), and Lemon Magdalena Cake with Fig Compote and Sangria Gel (Taste of Marrakesh).
Be sure to get your Festival Passport stamped at each location where you purchase a Garden Graze item so you can claim your prize!
Once you complete the Garden Graze you can visit Pineapple Promenade for your prize: An exclusive Mango Lime Dole Whip!
Garden Rocks Concert Series — Not returning for 2021
The popular Garden Rocks Concert Series are typically performed nightly. These concerts are free with EPCOT admission, and take place three times per evening.
Though the Garden Rocks Concerts Series is not slated to return for 2021, Disney has announced that LIVE MUSIC will be part of the 2021 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival!
Entertainment for the 2021 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival
Free with EPCOT Admission
City Beautiful Bandstand
Friday through Monday evenings, local bands from Orlando will be performing concerts in the America Gardens Theatre. Orlando is known as the “City Beautiful” and these “City Beautiful” bands will be taking the stage to perform classic songs from the past and present.
The pop band EPIC! will be giving a high energy show on the stage on these dates:
- March 5th-8th
- April 16th-19th
- May 28th-31st
For some soulful Motown music, you’ll want to check out Motown in Motion! This group is here the following dates:
- March 19th-22nd
- April 30th-May 3rd
- June 11th-14th
If you’re a fan of everything vintage or the American Songbook, the Vintage Vinyl Band will be performing on:
- March 12th-15th
- April 23rd-26th
- June 4th-7th
The Hooligans will deliver some solid pop tunes ranging from 80s and 90s alternative to British Invasion! The dates for this band are:
- March 26th-29th
- May 7th-10th
- June 18th-21st
We don’t know about you, but we can’t get enough 80s pop, and luckily that’s what The Spazmatics will be performing on:
- April 2nd-5th
- May 14th-17th
- June 25th-28th
And last but not least, Latin Ambition will perform a bilingual show of latin and pop hits! These are the dates they will be performing:
- April 9th-12th
- May 21st-24th
- July 2nd-5th
Concerts typically take place at 7:30PM and 8:30PM on the evenings they’re presented, but be sure to check the schedule in the park or on the My Disney Experience app to confirm.
And all week long, guests can enjoy the following acts in EPCOT:
Jammin’ Gardeners (Canada Mill Stage)
Tap your feet to the syncopated sounds of the funkiest gardeners around.
Voices of Liberty (America Gardens Theatre)
Get swept away by inspiring vocal performances celebrating America’s spirit and beauty.
Mariachi Cobre (America Gardens Theatre)
Enjoy an exuberant performance of world-famous, traditional folk music.
Pianist (World Showplace)
Relax and enjoy a selection of songs of the season.
More Flower and Garden Festival Fun
Free with EPCOT Admission
The Festival, including all Gardening Programs and Exhibits, is included in regular EPCOT admission (with a few additional activities available for participation at a low cost).
And, of course, the gorgeous Disney Character Topiaries all around the park enhance everyone’s visit to EPCOT!
Disney has confirmed that returning topiary favorites in 2021 will include — but not be limited to — Mickey, Donald Duck (and friends), Remy, Anna & Elsa, Lady and the Tramp, and Figment!
A springtime stroll around EPCOT will present opportunities to enjoy beautiful Gardens all around the park!
For instance, this year guests can check out the The Goodness Garden Butterfly House Presented by GoGo squeeZ. You can visit these beautiful butterflies once again each day until dusk.
And at Outdoor Escapes Presented by OFF! Repellents in Future World East, you can unwind in refreshing spaces that may just inspire your to create your own garden escape for friends and family back home.
From a Tropical Rainforest Garden in the Mexico pavilion, to the English Tea Garden and Shakespeare Garden in the United Kingdom, to a Bamboo Garden in China, and MUCH more, you’re only just steps away from finding the next spring-inspired scene!
The Festival Passport will let you know where to find them all!
Health Full Trail
The Health Full Trail Presented by AdventHealth welcomes the whole family to learn ways to stay healthy at the garden along the Imagination walkway in keeping with the Flavor Full Kitchen Hosted by AdventHealth.
Growing the Future
Growing the Future takes place near the Imagination pavilion.
This free education presentation is about growing practices.
While featured topics can change, you can check out what we learned about the composition of soil when we attended this presentation here!
Guests may receive takeaways, which included a notebook, colored pencils, and a booklet with beans and a flower when we attended!
Egg-Stravaganza and Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration
Also fun for the whole family is the returning Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration!
The Disney honeybee named Spike has been pollinating his way around the festival and guest can follow his trail!
Guests may purchase a map and stickers for $7.99 plus tax and fill in the map as they searched for the plants Spike had pollinated. When the map is completed, return it to Disney Traders or World Traveler for a springtime surprise!
And the popular Egg-Stravaganza Scavenger Hunt will be available for a limited-time, starting March 19th and lasting through April 16th!
Guests can purchase a map and stickers for $7.99 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.”
EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival Special Events and Tours
Several garden tours have been offered for previous Festivals. While these extra tours have not been confirmed for 2021, we are sharing some examples below for your future planning reference!
The Royal Tea Garden Tour offered tea connoisseurs an opportunity to learn more about the plants and blooms that go into making their favorite cuppa.
Guests could enjoy the complimentary English Tea Garden Tour as well. Tours were held Monday through Thursday at 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM, and Friday through Sunday at 1:00PM, 3:30PM and 5:00PM., with sign up for the tour taking place inside The Tea Caddy.
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 look at some of the 2021 merchandise to help you start your Wish List!
Annual Passholder Perks
Walt Disney World Annual Passholders may purchase exclusive Festival merchandise just for Passholders! Passholders can also use their 20% discount on merchandise at the Festival!
We hope you join us here at the DFB for ALL of the Festival FUN that’s blooming up all over EPCOT this spring!