2025 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival

Late February – Late May 2025

2023 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival

The EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival is a spring special event at Walt Disney World filled with Disney character topiaries, a colorful array of flowers, gardens, live music, special presentations, and garden marketplaces featuring festival taste treats. It’s where Disney springs to life!

Disney gardeners will paint the landscape with rainbows of blooms while EPCOT chefs tempt guests with marketplace tastes during the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival beginning on February 28, 2024, at Walt Disney World Resort.

EPCOT admission is required. Most EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival events, including all exhibits, are included with admission to EPCOT.

The following is details for the 2024 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival. Details for the 2025 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival will be shared when released. 

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2024 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival Highlights

EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival



You’ll find 70 Disney character topiaries among the over 100 topiaries arranged throughout EPCOT. Also look for more than 200 floating mini-gardens, dozens of flower towers and sweeping beds of multi-colored blooms. At themed flower and garden displays, you’ll learn new tips and techniques that you can try at home.


The following are the character topiaries for 2024 that can be found throughout EPCOT:

  • Disney Film, Wish (Asha, Valentino and the Wishing Star) – NEW!
    Main Entrance
  • Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy – NEW!
    World Discovery – Near Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind
  • Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Chip, Dale and Pluto
    Bridge to World Showcase
  • Woody, Bo Peep and Her Sheep
    World Nature Between The Land Pavilion and Imagination!
  • Goofy
  • Buzz Lightyear
    World Discovery Near Mission: SPACE
  • Huey, Dewey and Louie
    World Celebration – World Celebration Plaza
  • Donald Duck
    Community Garden Near Connections Café in World Celebration
  • Figment, Flower Topiaries and Flower Towers
    World Celebration – World Celebration Plaza
  • Coco (Miguel and Dante) – NEW!
    Mexico Pavilion
  • Anna and Elsa
    Norway Pavilion
  • Troll
    Norway Pavilion
  • Dragon
    Japan Pavilion Near Torii Gate
  • Pandas
    China Pavilion
  • Simba and Friends (Rafiki, Simba, Mufasa and Sarabi)
    World Nature – Near The Land Pavilion
  • Pumbaa and Timon
    World Nature – Near The Land Pavilion
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    Germany Pavilion
  • Tiana 
    The American Adventure Pavilion
  • Lady and the Tramp
    Italy Pavilion
  • Beauty and the Beast
    France Pavilion
  • Lumiere and Cogsworth
    France Pavilion
  • Encanto (Mirabel, Antonio, Isabela and Luisa)
    World Showcase
  • Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy
    Between France and Morocco Pavilions
  • Peter Pan, Captain Hook and Tick Tock Croc
    Between United Kingdom and Canada Pavilions
  • Winnie the Pooh and Friends (Rabbit, Eeyore, Piglet and Tigger)
    United Kingdom Pavilion
  • Tinker Bell’s Fairy House Garden
    United Kingdom Pavilion
  • Bambi and Friends
    Near Imagination! and Refreshment Port in World Discovery
  • Geese
    Canada Pavilion
  • Butterflies
    Main Entrance, Scentsy Garden, Butterfly House and World Showcase
  • Butterfly and Flower Towers
    World Showcase – International Gateway



Epcot Flower and Garden English Tea Garden

  • Bamboo Garden – China Pavilion
    Visit this garden to see bamboo in a variety of colors, patterns and sizes.
  • Blossoms of Fragrance Presented by Scentsy – World Showcase Bridge
    Follow your nose and form lasting memories with the help of fresh, unforgettable fragrances.
  • Bold Bromeliads – The Land Pavilion
    Observe a variety of unique and colorful plants that can adapt to a wide range of climates and conditions.
  • Bonsai Collection – Japan Pavilion
    Learn about the art of bonsai, some of the finest living sculptures. Bonsai masters carefully shape and tend these miniature works of art, creating peace and balance with the earth.
  • Bouquet Garden – France Pavilion
    See bountiful blooms perfect for a bouquet of cut flowers.
  • Butterfly Landing Presented by AdventHealth – World Nature Near Imagination!
    View a kaleidoscope of butterflies up close, in all their extraordinary color. Learn about butterfly lifecycles and maybe even see one emerge from its chrysalis. Closes at dusk.
  • Camp Get Out ‘N’ Play Garden Presented by OFF!
    Explore a camp-themed garden where little ones are invited to jump, play and climb.
  • China Penjing Garden – World Showcase – China Pavilion – NEW!
    Discover ancient Chinese art that recreates miniature landscapes.
  • The Community Garden – World Celebration
    Connect with the earth and each other at this celebration of a diverse and thriving communal garden plot.
  • Connections Conservatory Garden – Connections Eatery
    Settle into this thoughtful garden full of floral inspirations for your indoor spaces.
  • Desert Garden – Mexico Pavilion
    Discover the special adaptations that allow plants in arid climates to adjust to the harshest of growing conditions.
  • English Tea Garden Presented by Twinings® – United Kingdom Pavilion
    Unearth the history and art of tea-blending at this elegant English tea garden––featuring plants used in some of Twinings’ finest blends.
  • Extraordinary Orchids – World Showcase – Mexico Pavilion
    Set eyes on spectacular plants blooming in radiant color.
  • Festival Blooms – World Celebration
    Admire thousands of flowers that form colorful, living panoramas.
  • Floating Gardens – World Nature
    Peer upon more than 150 petite plots drifting on the ponds that border the bridge to World Showcase.
  • Garden Italiano – Italy Pavilion
    From fresh spaghetti sauce to pizza toppings, this Tuscan kitchen garden features all the produce and herbs needed to create a classic Italian feast.
  • Gnome Garden – World Showcase – Germany Pavilion – NEW!
    Discover topiary versions of magical garden gnomes, originating from German folk tales.
  • The Honey Bee-stro Hosted by National Honey Board® – Rosewalk Near Imagination!
    Learn about honeybees’ critical role in the environment, and delight in sweet and savory treats made possible by their hard work.
  • Kokedema Garden – Japan Pavilion
    Admire fresh expressions of an ancient Japanese art at this tranquil garden.
  • Miniature Garden – Germany Pavilion
    Appreciate the little things in this showcase of diminutive dwellings nestled in a forest of fine shrubs.
  • Prehistoric Garden – World Discovery Near Mission: SPACE
    Imagine life on Earth 65 million years ago with astounding plant life that’s thrived since the age of the dinosaurs.
  • Shakespeare Garden – United Kingdom Pavilion
    Explore the works of Shakespeare in this idyllic garden featuring excerpts from some of the bard’s most famous sonnets—and the dazzling flowers that influenced them.
  • Shishi-odoshi – Japan Pavilion 
    Contemplate the methodical movement and soothing rhythm of this traditional Japanese bamboo water fountain.
  • Songbird Meadow Presented by Wild Birds Unlimited – World Discovery
    Songbirds are an important part of many ecosystems—including the one in your own backyard! Discover simple steps you can take at home to help these feathered friends thrive.
  • Spice Garden – Morocco Pavilion
    Discover how Eastern cultures flourished, trading signature spices and herb blends once considered more valuable than gold.

Butterfly House

Epcot Flower and Garden Butterfly Garden

Follow the story of the Monarch butterfly as it journeys across the continent. Guests will see butterflies emerge from their chrysalis and enjoy hundreds of butterflies living in the Butterfly House.

Festival Fun for the Kids

Festival fun includes unique displays and interactive areas for kids.

  • Camp Get Out ‘N’ Play Garden Presented by OFF! – Families can enjoy this camp-themed garden where little ones are invited to jump, play and climb. Located in World Discovery.
  • Butterflies Landing allows seeing up to 10 species of butterflies up close. Stand still, and the butterflies will come very close for a visit.
  • Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration will allow kids to hunt for Disney’s favorite honey bee, Spike, who has been pollinating his way around the festival, giving Guests the chance to follow his pollination trail around at EPCOT. You’ll pick up a garden map and stickers at Port of Entry. In each garden, you’ll have to search for the plant Spike has pollinated, identifiable by Spike himself, as well as a Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration plant stake. Once you find him, add the corresponding sticker to your map. Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration can be purchased for $9.99, plus tax at Port of Entry. Return the map to Disney Traders, Creations Shop, or World Traveler for a surprise.
  • Egg-stravaganza Scavenger Hunt allows little ones to embark on an amusing adventure during this magical scavenger hunt! Participate in the Egg-stravaganza, around the Easter holiday which takes place around World Showcase where Guests search of Disney character-themed eggs. Purchase a map from either Disney Traders, Creations Shop, or World Traveler. Next, hunt high and low for hidden eggs featuring your favorite Disney character and return the completed map to Disney Traders for a surprise. Maps available for $9.99 plus tax


EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival Video

Outdoor Kitchens

Food Booth


The Outdoor Kitchens return with new and favorite menu items. Prices average from $4 – $15 per dish.

Each country will have a kiosk with food and beverages, highlighting produce growing in the areas nearby and making the connection of food from field to table. You’ll want to look for all of the outdoor kitchen locations at World Showcase.

2024 Flower and Garden Festival Menus & Pricing

Look for mini Disney Gift Cards with an exclusive EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival design for a limited time during the festival. The Disney Gift Cards can be activated with as little as $15. Wear it around your wrist and swipe to pay for food and more. The Disney Gift Card can be reloaded as many times as you want at most festival kiosks. When the festival is over, you can continue using your card since, like all Disney Gift Cards, it’s good for practically all things Disney at the Walt Disney World Resort and beyond.

In addition to the EPCOT guide map located near the entrance of the park, a complimentary Flower and Garden Festival Garden Passport will also be available to guide you as you visit. Pick up your Garden Passport at the EPCOT entrance, EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival merchandise locations or any Outdoor Kitchens to ensure you see and do everything the Flower and Garden Festival has to offer.

Garden Graze

Mosey around EPCOT on this fun food stroll highlighting 8 sweet and savory offerings at the festival. These treats are all listed in the Festival Passport. After purchasing a featured item, you’ll receive a stamp in your Festival Passport. The Garden Graze can be completed at your leisure anytime during the festival. Once you’ve collected at least 5 stamps, bring your Festival Passport to Pineapple Promenade to complete your stroll—and receive a specialty treat!

Locations and Menu Items

  • Bauernmarkt: Farmer’s Market (Germany Pavilion) – Potato Pancakes with House-Made Apple Sauce
  • BRUNCHCOT (Near Test Track presented by Chevrolet) – Avocado Toast with Marinated Tomatoes and Plant-Based Cheese Crumbles on Toasted Ciabatta
  • EPCOT Farmers Feast (Near Test Track) – Grilled Street Corn on the Cob with Savory Garlic Spread and Plant-Based Cheese
  • Florida Fresh (Near Disney Traders) – Florida Strawberry Shortcake
  • La Isla Fresca (Between the France and Morocco Pavilions) – Coconut Tres Leches: Vanilla Cake soaked with Oat, Almond and Coconut Milks topped with Toasted Coconut
    Refreshment Outpost – Seasonal Fruit Parfait with Sweet Chili Sauce and Mango DOLE Whip®
  • Refreshment Port (Near Canada Pavilion) – Plant-Based Buffalo Chicken Tender Poutine on Crispy Potato Barrels with Plant-Based Ranch and Blue Cheese Crumbles
  • Trowel & Trellis (Near Disney Traders)- Impossible™ Farmhouse Meatball with Lentil Bread, Spinach, Marinated Vegetables and Creamy Herb Aioli

Garden Rocks Concert Series

‘Garden Rocks,’ EPCOT’s popular springtime concert series invites Guests to move their feet to fresh, hot beats! Catch show-stopping performances from globally recognized artists and talented local acts.
These performers rock the open-air America Gardens Theatre during the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival.

Take a look at the performers for the 2024 Garden Rocks Concert Series here.

In addition, for those who would like to secure a spot to see their favorite performer, you can book the Garden Rocks Concert Series Dining Packages. Guests will be able to enjoy a delicious meal paired with reserved seating for one of the Garden Rocks concert performances. When you book a Garden Rocks Dining Package, you’ll enjoy either lunch or dinner at select EPCOT restaurants, as well as guaranteed seating at one of the Garden Rocks Concert Series performances later that day.


Festival Merchandise

EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival merchandise destinations are located in Creations Shop and around the World Showcase promenade. New and returning artisans will be taking part in the festivities. Consult your Festival Guide Map for locations.

Be sure to check out the unique merchandise from the festival that includes apparel, headwear, drinkware and much more, featuring Orange Bird, Figment, Minnie Mouse and Spike the Bee.

TheMouseForLess Tips:

  • You may already be familiar with the miniature trains that operate daily in Germany. But, when you visit the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival, take a close look! The little town in the display is having a festival of its own!
  • Did you know that you can get an excellent overview of the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival from the EPCOT Monorail? Some of the floating gardens in the waterway under the monorail even have LED lights. Many of the flower beds, playgrounds, topiaries also are illuminated. Plus, colorful flower beds designed to look like butterflies surround the waterway under the monorail. Even if you weren’t planning to ride the EPCOT monorail, consider taking the ride for a unique view, day or night, that you won’t get otherwise.

EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival Fun Facts

  • The EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival is one of the longest flower and garden festivals in the United States.
  • The festival encompasses more than 300 acres and more than a mile and a half of gardens.
  • Over 90 individual topiaries are on display with more than 70 Disney characters.
  • At nearly 20 feet long, the Dragon topiary  is the longest topiary at Walt Disney World. It is composed of roughly 650 plants, and over 400 of them are bromeliads.
  • 30 million blooms blanket the park throughout the festival.
  • More than 500,000 plants, trees, and shrubs are planted for the festival; 250,000 of those are annual blossoms installed for the festival.
  • Festival plants include 60 different species of trees, 47 types of palms, and 48 varieties of bedding plants.
  • 40 Flower Towers have been added to World Celebration. Each tower contains 250 four-inch annuals.
  • 209 floating mini-gardens, each three feet in diameter, of multi-hued impatiens provide splashes of color on two ponds that border the walkway between World Celebration and World Showcase.
  • 700 container gardens of flowers, herbs, plants, and vegetables in clay pots, barrels and urns enhance the landscape throughout Epcot.
  • 400 Walt Disney World horticulturists are needed to install the festival landscape, topiaries, and many exhibits; 100 EPCOT horticulturists maintain topiaries and other festival displays.
  • It takes more than one full year and about 24,000 cast member hours to prepare for the annual festival.
  • It takes over 4 nights to plant just one side of the Festival Blooms.
  • Over 600 native butterflies can be found in Butterflies on the Go.


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