Josh D’Amaro Shares Pictures Of EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival Topiary

I’m not sure if this story makes me sad or happy because I’m feeling both emotions in regards to the Instagram post Josh D’Amaro, President of Walt Disney World posted.

It seems he visited EPCOT and some cast members and shared that the topiaries from EPCOT’s Flower and Garden Festival are still up, but the guests aren’t there to enjoy them.



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Like many of you, I spend most days at home, but every so often I come in to thank the small group of Cast maintaining the magic at WDW. On a visit to #EPCOT this week, I was struck by the beauty and inspiration of our Flower & Garden Festival topiaries which are still here. They are a testament to how amazing our horticulture team is. Our Disney parks are places with so much emotion, memories and enormous potential – potential the world needs to believe in right now. And potential our Cast and Imagineers have anchored their lives to. I’m reminded how EPCOT stands out in this message of hope and the world coming together. And while EPCOT and other parts of our Resort are always special, they aren’t truly alive without our Cast. I know we’ll be back to make magic one day soon. #DisneyCastLife #WaltDisneyWorld #MagicHasAName

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EPCOT always holds a special place for me. It’s actually my favorite park, or at least was, the jury is still out on that. It will depend on how it feels after it’s been “re-imagined.”

But for those of you that might have missed the topiaries this year, here are some photos we’ve taken and our correspondents Lance and Lauren have taken.

(Photo Credit: Lance and Lauren)
(Photo Credit: Lance and Lauren)
(Photo Credit: Lance and Lauren)
(Photo Credit: Lance and Lauren)
(Photo Credit: Lance and Lauren)


(Photo Credit: Lance and Lauren)

I can’t wait to see them all again next year. Sadly, most didn’t get to see them this year as the parks shut down shortly after the start of the festival.

But at least Mr. D’Amaro is making sure we know that they are safe.

What do you think? Comment and let us know!

Source: Josh D’Amaro Instagram
Hat tip to WDWNT

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