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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

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.

22nd Annual Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Set for March 4 through May 17, 2015

If the winter blues have already taken over in your part of the country, there's a good reason to 'think spring!' The dates for the 2015 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival have been announced and the park will be in full bloom for 75 days.

Stop and Smell the Roses This Valentine's Day at Magic Kingom

While this story isn't exactly breaking Disney news, in honor of Valentine's Day, we thought we'd highlight this story about the award-winning roses at the Magic Kingdom.

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5 Spectacular Garden Settings At Walt Disney World Year Round

With the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival starting in just a couple of week, I've got Disney gardens on my mind. But the most lovely thing about the gardens of Walt Disney World is that you don't have to wait for the festival to experience them. 365 days a year s Disney's horticulture team works hard to maintain some of the most impressive environments its guests can dream of.

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.

"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.

Saturday Style: Inspired by the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

You could while away the hours, conferrin' with the flowers at Epcot's International Flower and Garden Festival in this casual meadow inspired sun dress. Pastel yellow chiffon, a pleated neckline, and gathered waist, make for a light and breezy dress that will serve you well day to night. Pair it with a soft denim jacket for casual daytime style, or simply wear it on it's own with some sparkling jewels for an evening out.

Saturday Style: Spring In Wonderland

You can learn a lot of things from the flowers, and one of them is that vibrant color is always in order for Spring. Step out of those Winter blues in this pretty retro dress by Wendy Bird. The peach floral jacquard fabric is embellished with modern touches like a contrasting waistline and pockets. I do love a dress with pockets!

Where To Find Tinker Bell In The Magic Kingdom

Since 1953 Tinker Bell has been delighting Disney fans with her sassy attitude and spritely spirit. Widely regarded as a symbol for Disney magic, Peter Pan's Fairy friend holds a special place in the Disney history. As such, there are plenty of opportunities for fairy fans to get a glimpse of this beloved character.

Saturday Style: Happliy Ever After

Today's pretty spring ensemble was put together as an homage to the stunning wedding dress in Disney's live action movie Cinderella. In the movie costume designer Sandy Powell "wanted the costumes to be bold and have an explosion of color as if it were a picture book," but the wedding dress had to embody modesty and pure heart of Cinderella.

Fresh Floral Lei Share the Aloha Spirit at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

One of the most loved customs of the Polynesian Islands is that of the lei that are used to adorn the body with garlands of flowers, leaves, shells, seeds, nuts, and feathers. In Hawai'i there is a rich lei tradition where they are used to show respect and honor, or merely symbolize the aloha spirit. Beautiful lei are worn with very few rules; anyone can wear lei for any reason - no special occasion needed.

Walt Disney World Is A Horticultural Wonderland All Year Long

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is well under way at Walt Disney World - but did you realize that the property of a horticultural wonderland all year long? We've gathered together some of our favorite reasons that this vacation kingdom is the best place to bring your green thumbed family any season.

An Intimate Dining Experience at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

There is a little known gem in Walt Disney World called an Intimate or Private Dining Experience at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. I first learned about it here on the WDW for grown ups forum (which I would encourage everyone to join as its a great source of information, and everyone is super friendly!), I saw another member mention it and as it was something I had never heard of, I asked some questions to find out more.