EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival 2022, What to Expect

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It’s just over a month until the beginning of EPCOT’s International Flower and Flower Garden Festival running from March 2 through July 4.

Of course the traditional topiaries will return, along with gardens, shops, and 18 outdoor kitchens, but here’s a look at some of what to expect for 2022.

Character Topiaries and a New Entrance Display

Popular character topiaries will be returning to the festival this year, with a new entrance display of Goofy and a birthday cake for the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary celebration. 

There will also be new topiaries of the seven dwarfs (not magical creatures?) near the Snow White topiary by the Germany pavilion.

The new Fragrant Garden Presented by Scentsy

On the bridge connecting guests to the entrance of the World Showcase there will be a new display– fragrant garden presented by Scentsy.

This area will feature butterfly topiaries and “six scent stations—floral, fruity, citrus, spice, woods and fresh—to form lasting memories with the help of unforgettable aromas.”

Bambi’s Butterfly House

The Butterfly House is back, but now it’s Bambi’s Butterfly House, so I’m thinking the Bambi topiary will be placed there.  I highly recommend the Butterfly House, it’s one of my kids all time favorites!

(Photo Credit: Lance and Lauren)

Different plants and flowers inside the BUtterfly House with a butterfly perched on one

Health Full Trail presented by AdventHealth and Outdoor Escapes Presented by OFF!

The Health Full Trail presented by AdventHealth offers a fun way for families to play and learn how to stay healthy, and Outdoor Escapes Presented by OFF!® Repellents lets guests enjoy a moment of relaxation, while learning how easy it is to create an outdoor escape of their own.

The Garden Rocks Concert Series

The popular musical series is returning to the festival this year on the America Gardens Theatre stage. The bigger musical groups will have shows Friday through Monday while local bands will perform Tuesday through Thursday.

You can learn more HERE.

Outdoor Kitchens

One of the highlights of any International Festival is the Outdoor Kitchens. This year there will be 18 kitchens including the EPCOT Farmers Feast Kitchen that will offer rotating menu items throughout the festival.

Other fan favorite kitchens will also return. You can see the list HERE.

Garden Graze

The Garden Graze activity will also return this year. This is a food stroll that has five items featured in the Festival Passport. Try all five and get a “special treat.”

Of course there will be merchandise galore. According to the Disney Parks Blog:

“This season, collections will feature Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Orange Bird, Figment and Spike the Bee.”

What do you think? Comment and let us know!

Source: Disney Parks Blog


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