Disney’s Epcot International Flower and Garden Weekends

daisyduckMark your calendars!! The Epcot  International Flower & Garden Festival is now in bloom at Walt Disney World Resort.
Starting this weekend, and several weekends to follow, you can celebrate the great outdoors at nature-themed events at Epcot, including:

Art in the Garden Weekend: April 1-3, 2016

View nature through the eyes of “Plein Air” artists and discover one-of-a-kind Disney works of art on display around World Showcase.

Outdoor Family Fun Weekend: April 8-10, 2016

Families can enjoy the benefits of sharing quality time together at select Festival gardens. As a bonus, animal specialists from Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park will be on hand at the Festival Center to share how bugs play an important role in helping a garden thrive.  This sounds so fun!

Earth Day Weekend: April 22- 24, 2016

This event sounds so cool!! Walt Disney World Guests can take part in interactive activities, discoveries and more as they celebrate the place we all call home! Plus, they can learn about the efforts to protect coral reefs and other marine life at The Seas with Nemo & Friends―a special tribute to the amazing creatures that dwell in our vast oceans.

Florida Fresh Weekend: April 29- May 1, 2016

You can explore the bounty of the Sunshine State from Apalachicola to Zellwood at this Festival Center-based event.

Florida Federation of Garden Clubs: May 6- 8, 2016

Guests can marvel at amazing flora designs that defy description inside the Festival Center from 10 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Plus, each weekend you can reach for new horticultural heights by visiting the Festival Center for inside tips, DIY inspiration and top gardening trends. The Festival Center is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. throughout the event.

And, let’s not forget the music!! Pop bands with hits spanning the decades take the stage every Festival weekend for the Garden Rocks Concert Series at America Gardens Theatre. Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice, Bad Company, former lead singer BRIAN HOWE, Georgia Satellites and Darlene Love make their Festival debut this year.

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival runs now through May 30, 2016. Admission to Epcot is required. While most Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival events are included with your theme park ticket, many experiences require a separate purchase or a separate admission fee. Availability is limited for some experiences. Events may be rescheduled or cancelled at any time.

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