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2016 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Expanded to 90 Days

The 2016 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival has been expanded to 90 days and is scheduled to run from March 2 through May 30. Next year's festival will once again feature the Outdoor Kitchens, topiaries, gardens, and the Garden Rocks concert series

Holiday Gingerbread Houses Repurposed to Feed the Bees at Walt Disney World Resort

Every holiday season guests at the Walt Disney World Resort are amazed by the incredible gingerbread displays at the resort hotels, including the Contemporary and Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. But have you ever wondered what happens to the displays once the holidays are over? We have the answer!

Check out the 2015 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival Merchandise

The 2015 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is in full bloom at Epcot from now through May 17 and we have details on the new merchandise created just for the event. Guests can enjoy the beautiful flowers, dine on great food at the Outdoor Kitchens, and go home with some incredible merchandise too.

March Merchandise Events Announced for Walt Disney World Resort

If you're headed to Walt Disney World Resort this month there are so many special merchandise events taking place that there's bound to be something for everyone. From popular artists to Major League Baseball legends to Precious Moments dolls, it's a month full of great events.

Transitions Optical Signs Agreement to Sponsor Signature Events at Walt Disney World Resort

Several signature events at the Walt Disney World Resort have a new sponsor.

Transitions Optical Inc. recently signed an agreement with the Walt Disney World Resort to become a sponsor of several events including the runDisney series, the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, and the Festival of the Masters in Downtown Disney.

The company will also be sponsoring the Atlanta Braves spring training at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

April Merchandise Events Planned for Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced a full slate of special merchandise events for this month.

Spring is in full bloom at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, and through April 6 guests can get a peek at the Fairy Houses being built around the World Showcase promenade. And through May 18, guests at the Festival have a chance to meet with representatives from Rinse Bath and Body Co. to learn all about the products.

New Merchandise is Blooming for the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival returns to Walt Disney World on March 5 and guests will have a chance to "pick" some great merchandise.

The topiary artwork from 2013 returns to the festival this year with designs created by Disney's Yellow Shoes Marketing group, including a Minnie Mouse wind chime, a Donald Duck garden stake, and a Mickey Mouse garden figurine.

Groovy Lineup Announced for Flower Power Concert Series at Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

The Flower Power Concert Series during the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is once again going to get guests grooving to the sweet sounds of the '60s and '70s.

March 7 is the first date for the Flower Power Concert Series and this year's lineup inculdes two new acts: Gary Lewis and The Playboys (This Diamond Ring) and Alan Parson Live Project (Eye in the Sky).

The Flower Power Concert Series is performed at America Gardens Theater at 5:30, 6:45, and 8 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the Flower & Garden Festival.

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Spike’s Pollen Nation Exploration at the 2018 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

New! A brand new springtime scavenger hunt will debut this year at the 2018 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Join Spike - Disney's favorite honey bee - on a trip through the gardens of Epcot from February 28-May 28. Spike has been busy pollinating his way around the festival and wants to give aspiring gardeners of all ages the chance to follow his pollination trail on Spike's Pollen Nation Exploration.

Epcot In Bloom At The 25th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

Winter continues to spread cold and snow across the United States, however down in Walt Disney World the horticulture team is getting ready for the most beautiful time of the year, theEpcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Guests of the Epcot Theme Park from February 28 - May 28, 2018, will get to enjoy the Festival's 25th anniversary event.

5 Reasons We Can’t Wait for the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

Go see Epcot in full bloom from March 1 to May 29, 2017, at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. This annual special event is full of color and fragrance like no other. Guests can become immersed in a manicured paradise of lush plants and flowers representing a broad range of styles and ideas. It's a breath of fresh air where exploration and discovery beckon you to come delight in the growing beauty.

2016 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival Rocks Out After Dark

The 2016 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is not only a brilliant and beautiful glimpse into the art of gardening, but a showcase for the possibilities of outdoor fun and entertainment as well. Each weekend so far festival guest have been treated to the exciting Garden Rocks Concert Series at Epcot's American Gardens Theater.

"Butterflies on the Go" Butterfly House At the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

There's just a week left before the gates swing open on the 23rd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, and we're looking forward to enjoying all of the budding events that make it so special. One fan favorite features the past few years has been the butterfly house, and in 2016 Guests can catch a glimpse of hundreds of colorful butterflies as they flutter about in the Butterflies on the Go garden presented by GoGo squeeZ.

100+ Topiary On Display At The 23rd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

One of the things that the Walt Disney World horticulture team is known for is the more than 200 opulent topiary that can be found across property. During the 23rd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, guests will be able to view these magnificent living sculptures, and wonder at the skill and craftsmanship that goes into creating them. While the creation of topiary has been around since ancient Rome, over the years Disney Imagineering has put its own unique stamp on the art we see today.

Saturday Style: Flowers and Droids

The cold wind is blowing through my home state - the need to escape has me dreaming of what I'll be wearing at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Tops on my list is this cute spring floral tank top embellished with the image of my favorite droid. It's the perfect piece anchor an outfit inspired by the Star Wars Heroes.

Tips For Visiting Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival

Spring at the Walt Disney World Resort is bursting with color and new life, especially at Epcot - where lush gardens, inspired flavors and lively entertainment fill the days and nights of the 75-day Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Running from March 4-May 17, 2015 the festival is included in the price of your Epcot Park Admission, so be sure to take advantage of the extra fun.

Top 10 Tips for Making the Most Out of a Visit to Epcot

Everyone tours the Walt Disney World theme parks in their own way. Some people swear by rope drop, while others prefer to arrive later and avoid the early morning crowds. And everyone has their "must do" and "must see" rides and attractions at each park.

Today we're going to share our top tips for Epcot. We'll be talking about FastPasses, dining, characters, and special events you might want to consider when making travel plans to Epcot.

The 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Includes New Floral Display Inspired by ‘Muppets Most Wanted’

Spring has officially sprung at Epcot now that the 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is open.

This year's festival features topiaries including Classic Disney Couples, Beauty & the Beast, Mike & Sulley's Monstrous Garden, Mater's Parts, Plants & Play Garden, and one with Mickey, Minnie, and Pluto.

There is also a display between Germany and Italy inspired by the soon-to-be-released film Muppets Most Wanted. The topiary features Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.