2016 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival starts today!

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Every year Epcot turns into a beautiful collection of flowers, sounds, artwork and so much more at the annual International Flower and Garden Festival. The festival starts today and runs for 90 days (up from last years 75) until May 31st. That is plenty of time for you to get out there, believe me when I say this is not something you want to miss!

If you have never been before the park is transformed into a nature lovers dream, there are topiaries all over the park in the shapes of Disney Characters. For the children there is the Music Gardens Melodies Playground is an interactive area for the children, Cactus Road Rally Garden Radiator Springs interactive play zone, Tinker Bell’s Butterfly House, and the Mike & Sulley’s Monstrous Garden. For the adults there is ask the expert, as well as seminars with experts sharing tips and secrets for you to try at home.

There is also the Garden Rock Concert Series which takes place 5:30 PM, 6:45 PM and 8:00 PM every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the 90-day Festival.

You can also enjoy the out-door kitchens, the list below is some of the fantastic places for you to find some amazing food (additional charges apply)

  • Bauernmarkt: Farmer’s Market – NEW!
  • Cider House – NEW!
  • Fleur de Lys
  • Florida Fresh
  • Hanami
  • La Isla Fresca – NEW!
  • Jardin de Fiestas
  • Lotus House
  • Pineapple Promenade
  • Primavera Kitchen
  • Taste of Marrakesh
  • THE SMOKEHOUSE: Barbecue and Brews
  • Urban Farm Eats
  • Specialty Coffee Carts Hosted by Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company

If you were previously undecided of you should attend or not I hope this encourages you to make your reservations soon! In my opinion this is one of the best times to go to the parks! Have you been to the Flower and Garden Festival before? Comment below! 

Chip and Co Past Writers and Friends