2022 EPCOT International Flower And Garden Festival
What better way to celebrate spring that appreciating blooming flowers and garden parties? We can’t think of a better spring celebration than visiting the 2022 EPCOT International Flower And Garden Festival. The 2022 EPCOT International Flower And Garden Festival is a springtime event that is blooming with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, entertainment, and more!
Festival Dates: March 2 – July 4, 2022
The EPCOT International Flower And Garden Festival is running from now until July 4th. So, you’ll have plenty of time to plan your trip. Check out the sights and sounds at EPCOT with a bouquet of spirited entertainment. At Disney, there is a constant character appearances from Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and many others. We are excited that each year’s festival is a little different than the last. Additionally, Disney always ensures that you every experience is unique and show-stopping in its own way.
Topiary Displays, Exhibits, and Gardens
If you aren’t familiar with the term, “topiary” refers to the art of clipping shrubs or trees into ornamental shapes. At the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival, you will find amazing topiaries that are shaped like beloved animals and Disney characters. Disney horticulturalists have been cultivating these detailed pieces. This year, you will find the following topiaries:
- Main Entrance – Goofy Topiary and Walt Disney World 50th Celebration Cake
- Entrance to World Showcase – Sorcerer Mickey Mouse, Brooms, Ostriches, Hippo and Gator
- Bridge to World Showcase – Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Huey, Dewey and Louie
There are many other topiaries also around EPCOT. See the full list here.
Garden & Exhibits
The global gardens at EPCOTinclude flowerbeds, exotic gardens, and also ways that you can learn more about sustainable food and celebrate living in harmony in the natural world. 2022 garden events include:
- Blossoms of Fragrance Garden Presented by Scentsy (NEW) – World Showcase Bridge – Park-goers will get to enjoy the scents with unforgettable fragrances.
- Outdoor Escapes Presented by OFF!® Repellents – World Discovery – learn how easy it is to create an outdoor oasis without a huge budget, design expertise, or green thumb
- Floating Gardens – World Nature – View over 150 petite plots of gardens that are drifting on the ponds that border the bridge to World Showcase
- Tropical Rainforest Garden – Mexico Pavilion – View the rich biodiversity of the Mexican rainforest and learn about different species
- Bamboo Garden – China Pavilion – Check out the bamboo in this garden that comes in a variety of colors, patterns, and sizes.
Outdoor Kitchen Menus
Explore the food at EPCOT while you are on your garden adventure! The EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival offers a specialty menu of different foods to satisfy cravings. Here are just a few of the kitchen locations that you must visit:
- Bauernmarkt: Farmer’s Market – Germany Pavilion
- Cider House – Located Near the United Kingdom Pavilion
- The Citrus Blossom – Near Port of Entry
- EPCOT Farmer’s Feast – Near Test Track presented by Chevrolet®
- EPCOT Sunshine Griddle – Near Test Track presented by Chevrolet®
- Flavor Full Kitchen Hosted by AdventHealth – Between Imagination! and Refreshment Port
- Fleur de Lys – France Pavilion
- Hanami – Japan Pavilion
- The Honey Bee-stro Hosted by National Honey Board® – Near Port of Entry
- Jardin de Fiestas – Mexico Pavilion
- La Isla Fresca – Between Morocco and France
View the full menu and additional kitchen locations here.
The EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival now has its own merch shops! Take home mementos from several themed merchandise collections:
- Mickey Mouse Home Garden – garden-inspired merchandise including vibrant apparel, drinkware, garden tools, and more
- Orange Bird – collection keepsakes that include apparel accessories and other novelties
- Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse – Browse the Mickey and Minnie Mouse collections with apparel, drinkware, trading pins, and MagicBands
- Figments Garden – Figment-themed apparel, drinkware, and more
- Spike the Bee – Spike the Bee apparel, accessories, drinkware, and collectible novelties
You can find these shops around retail locations across EPCOT until July 4th. Select items are also available on shopDisney.com.
Enjoy live entertainment with the return of the Garden Rocks Concert Series at the 2022 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival. The entertainment scheduling will also be different than past years, and also include internationally recognized artists as well as local Central Florida bands.
The Garden Rocks Concert Series includes acts from The Guess Who, Rick Springfield, Berlin, Simple Plan, and more! View the full 2022 live entertainment schedule here.
Ring in spring with the 2022 EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival. Festival offerings are available now through July 4, 2022 at EPCOT. If you are planning on visiting Disney World this spring and summer, don’t forget to plan a day or two for festival fun!