The 2017 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival to Feature New Outdoor Kitchens, New Topiaries

The 2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival starts March 1 and runs for 90 days through May 29. The 24th annual Festival will feature two new Outdoor Kitchens, a new princess topiary, expanded Garden Rocks concerts, and much more.

Anna and Elsa topiaries at the Flower and Garden FestivalAnna and Elsa topiaries at the Flower and Garden Festival

Once again the Festival will include the popular Outdoor Kitchens where guests can nosh and sip their way through World Showcase. And in 2017, two new booths are joining the 13 returning Outdoor Kitchens.

The topiaries for 2017 include an all-new Belle topiary which will have facial features much like the Anna and Elsa topiaries that debuted this year. Belle will be located outside the France pavilion with Beast and her yellow ball gown will be created with Joseph's Coat plants.

Other topiaries include a 6-foot-tall Figment in the Imagination pavilion, Anna and Elsa, Donald Duck and his nephews, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Lady and the Tramp, Simba, Timon, and Tinker Bell.

The Epcot front entrance garden is inspired by a Walt Disney short film and will feature Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Daisy, and Pluto.

The 2017 Garden Rocks concert series will expand to four days each week. Three concerts will be performed each Friday through Monday. Guests will also be able to choose a Garden Rocks Dining Package on select days.

The Festival will also feature a reimagined interactive play garden, the Music Garden Melodies play are, Butterflies on the Go garden, and more.

The Festival Center will be open March 1 through March 5, and then during the rest of the Festival it will be open Fridays through Sundays. Guests will find gardening seminars and DIY workshops at the Festival Center.

Are you making plans to attend the 2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival? Let us know in the comments.

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Kristen K. wrote on Tue, 12/06/2016 - 00:55:

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I can't wait to see everything! I've got 1 day at Epcot in March and I need to squeeze it all in.

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