2024 Guide – EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival

Shake off those winter blues and usher in the season of green grass, blooming flowers, and spring sunshine at the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival 2024!

Let the magic of spring wash over you as the world turns into a riot of colors at EPCOT’s Flower and Garden Festival.

Whether you’re a fan of the magical world of Disney or a passionate flower enthusiast, the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival 2024 is undoubtedly an event worth marking on your calendar. Bursting with a vivid mix of beautiful topiary exhibits, the season’s freshest flavors, and energetic entertainment, this celebration draws crowds from Orlando and beyond.

So, run, don’t walk to EPCOT this time of the year! Let your inner Disney fan sing with joy as you witness towering topiary displays.

Crowd favorites such as Minnie Mouse and our beloved Orange Bird are ready to greet you, recreated in intricate detail amid the blooms.

And the excitement doesn’t end with simple sight-seeing! Interactive scavenger hunts are available for those ready to sprinkle an element of thrilling adventure into their visit.

Why not treat your palette, too? The EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival 2024 promises to teleport your taste buds across the globe. From the comfort of the festival, you can indulge in cuisines from around the world, sure to please even the fussiest of foodies.

If that’s not enthralling enough, get ready for your world to be rocked, literally! The Garden Rocks Concert Series held at the America Gardens Theater will play host this year to both internationally known artists and local Orlando musicians.

Follow along to discover everything blooming at this festival.

Spring Awakening: EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival 2024 Dates

Asking yourself, “When is the Flower and Garden Festival at EPCOT 2024?”

The EPCOT’s 2024 Festival of Flowers and Gardens is finally here! This annual tradition promises to treat your senses from February 28, 2024, through May 27, 2024.

Where Blooms Thrive: Unveiling EPCOT’s 2024 Flower & Garden Festival Venue

All roads lead to 200 Epcot Center Drive, Lake Buena Vista, in 2024, where the exhilarating EPCOT International Flower Garden Festival is set to take place.

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A Glance at EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival 2024 Highlights

Topiaries, Displays, Exhibits & Gardens

Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting world of meticulously designed topiaries, splendidly fashioned to resemble beloved Disney figures from Elsa and Anna to Mickey and Minnie Mouse.

These majestic creations are the outcome of a harmonious collaboration between EPCOT’s botanical wizards, artists, and architects that results in stunning displays.

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Here’s a sneak peek at this year’s lineup and where you can find them:

  • Wish, a Disney Film showcases Asha Valentino and Star – NEW!

Located at the Main Entrance

  • Groot of the Guardians of the Galaxy, a novel addition – NEW!

Positioned at World Discovery, in proximity to Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

  • Coco characters Miguel and Dante make their debut – NEW!

Stationed at World Showcase, specifically at the Mexico Pavilion

  • The Trio: Huey, Dewey and Louie

Positioned Near The Test Track Presented by Chevrolet in World Discovery

  • The Irrepressible Donald Duck

Located near Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company in World Celebration

  • The Astronaut: Buzz Lightyear

Sited Near Mission: SPACE in World Discovery

  • Cowboy Woody, Bo Peep, along with Her Sheep

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Placed between Imagination! and The Land Pavilion in World Nature

  • The Comical Duo: Pumbaa and Timon

Located near The Land Pavilion in World Nature

  • The Clumsy Goofy

Found on the Walkway Between Imagination! and World Showcase

  • The Innocuous Bambi and Friends

Situated near the Refreshment Port in World Showcase

  • The Adorable Squad: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Chip, Dale and Pluto

Displayed on the Bridge to World Showcase

  • The Encanto Family (Mirabel, Antonio, Isabela and Luisa)

Positioned Between Disney Traders and Port of Entry in World Showcase

Mickey, Pluto, and Goofy Garden Sculptures at Disney's Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival - Orlando, Florida, USA

Global Gardens

Discover the magic of vibrant flower displays, encounter unique gardens from across the globe, gain insights into sustainable food practices, and celebrate the positive relationship between humans and nature.

  • The Community Garden
  • Location: Near Connections Café in World Celebration

This exquisite garden exemplifies community bond and diversity, promoting a deep connection with our planet.

  • Festival Blooms
  • Location: World Celebration

Feast your eyes on the breathtaking spectacle of thousands of vibrant flowers creating living, blossoming panoramas.

  • Connections Conservatory Garden
  • Location: Near Connections Café in World Celebration

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Immerse yourself in a garden designed thoughtfully – abundant with indoor gardening inspirations and beautiful flowers.

  • Songbird Meadow, Presented by Wild Birds Unlimited
  • Location: World Discovery

Partake in an enlightening journey exploring the importance of songbirds in ecosystems and learn how easy steps can contribute to the well-being of our feathered friends, even at our homes.

  • Camp Get Out ‘N’ Play Garden Presented by OFF!
  • Location: World Discovery

Welcome to a fun family garden that elicits the spirit of a campsite, where children are encouraged to engage in active play.

  • Prehistoric Plants
  • Location: Near Mission: SPACE in World Discovery

Delve into the ancient world, envisioning terrestrial life 65 million years ago, surrounded by prolific plant life that lived alongside dinosaurs.

  • Floating Gardens
  • Location: World Nature

Behold the unique sight of over 170 mini gardens sailing gracefully on the pond waters, creating an enchanting ambiance on the pathway to the World Showcase.

  • Bold Bromeliads
  • Location: Near The Land Pavilion in World Nature

Step into a world filled with Bromeliads, versatile and vibrant plants renowned for their adaptability to varied climates and conditions.

Fresh Bites

Many visitors come for the over-the-top topiaries and colorful blooms but stay for the tasty dishes, and it’s easy to see why. EPCOT has always a flair for scrumptious food that will leave your mouth wanting more.

Go aboard on a delectable quest to eat your way around the park throughout the Flower & Garden Festival at EPCOT. The fair features numerous food options, each offering a seasonal menu of appetizing cuisine and cool libations.

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So, take a seat and breathe in the fresh air as you munch on sumptuous treats from all over the world. There will be a children’s menu to satisfy small appetites as well.

Garden Graze

Take off on a delicious expedition – one that holds a delightful surprise for you.

Let the Festival Passport be your trusted guide on this exciting culinary journey that includes numerous enticing dishes.

Once you’ve sampled at least 5 Garden Graze items and garnered a stamp for each, bring your Festival Passport to Pineapple Promenade. A unique treat awaits here as a reward!

Outdoor Kitchens

Indulge in delectable meals and fresh produce that will tickle your taste buds.

Dive into a gastronomic journey around the park with a multitude of Outdoor Kitchens serving unique festival-themed drinks and nibbles.

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Embark on a worldly culinary exploration, or simply indulge in the unique take on traditional American comfort food. Their EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival 2024 menu has something to delight almost everyone.

couple taking selfie at the Epcot International Flower Garden Festival in Orlando, Florida, USA

Garden Rocks Concert Series

Want to burn some of the calories from munching all your favorites? Show off your moves and groove to the hottest beats at Disney EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival 2024 concerts.

Head to the America Gardens Theatre in the American Adventure Pavilion, and you’ll find world-class artists belting out toe-tapping songs.

Every concert lasts for 30 minutes and can be attended by people of all ages.

Take a look at who’s performing this year:


  • The Vybe

Feb 28 and 29, 2024


  • Jason Scheff, Longtime Lead Singer of Chicago

March 1 and 2

  • Richard Marx

March 3 and 4

  • Evolution Motown

March 5, 6 and 7

  • Berlin

March 8 and 9

  • Rick Springfield

March 10 and 11

  • Dian Diaz

March 12, 13 and 14

  • Modern English – New!

March 15 and 16

  • The Commodores

March 17 and 18

  • Foreigners Journey

March 19, 20 and 21

  • The Orchestra

March 22, 23, 24 and 25

  • Funkafied

March 26, 27 and 28

  • Mike DelGuidice

March 29 and 30

  • The Pointer Sisters

March 31

  • The Pointer Sistersmother and daughter looking at flowers and sculptures at Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival in Orlando, Florida, USA


April 1

  • The Female Collective

April 2, 3 and 4

  • Blue October

April 5 and 6

  • Crowder – New!

April 7 and 8

  • The Hooligans

April 9, 10 and 11

  • Jo Dee Messina

April 12 and 13

  • A Flock of Seagulls

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April 14 and 15

  • The M-80’s

April 16, 17 and 18

  • Plain White T’s

April 19, 20, 21 and 22

  • The Champagne Orchestra

April 23, 24 and 25

  • Starship, Featuring Mickey Thomas

April 26 and 27

  • Herman’s Hermits, Starring Peter Noone

April 28 and 29

  • Southbound

April 30

  • SouthboundFamily walking with desserts in their hands at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, USA


May 1 and 2

  • Monsieur Periné

May 3

  • Raul Acosta & Oro Solido with Luisito Ayala y la Puerto Rican Power – New!

May 4

  • Raul Acosta & Oro Solido with Magic Juan – New!

May 5

  • Fonseca – New!

May 6

  • Gilly & The Girl Band

May 7, 8 and 9

  • Simple Plan

May 10, 11, 12 and 13

  • Element

May 14, 15 and 16

  • The Spinners

May 17 and 18

  • Sister Hazel

May 19 and 20

  • Epic Live!

May 21, 22 and 23

  • Lit – New!

May 24 and 25

  • Casting Crowns

May 26 and 27

Close up of people eating and drinking at Epcot's Food and Wine Festival in Orlando, Florida, USA
photo credit: Walt Disney World via Facebook

Garden Rocks Dining Packages

Treat your palette to an array of flavors before moving your feet and dancing the night away at the Garden Rocks Concert Series. You’ll get to enjoy eats and drinks from any of EPCOT’s participating restaurants that will be serving different kinds of menus.

When you grab this dining package, you’ll get guaranteed seating at the long-awaited show. No need to get in line and waste time just to secure concert tickets. Don’t skimp out on this sweet deal!

Dining Packages and Prices

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall: Norway Pavilion

Adults (ages 10 and up)

  • Breakfast: $66
  • Lunch / Dinner: $78

Children (ages 3 to 9)

  • Breakfast: $42
  • Lunch / Dinner: $50

Reserve a table here

Biergarten Restaurant: Germany Pavilion

  • Adults (ages 10 and up): $60
  • Children (ages 3 to 9): $34

Click here to secure your dining reservation

Garden Grill Restaurant: The Land Pavilion

Adults (ages 10 and up)

  • Breakfast: $58
  • Lunch / Dinner: $73

Children (ages 3 to 9)

  • Breakfast: $37
  • Lunch / Dinner: $47

Click here to book your dining spot

Le Cellier Steakhouse – Canada Pavilion

  • Adults (ages 10 and up): $99
  • Children (ages 3 to 9): $39

Secure a table by reserving it here

Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue – American Adventure Pavilion

  • Adults (ages 10 and up): $36

Reserve your seat for dining by clicking here

Rose & Crown Dining Room: United Kingdom Pavilion

  • Adults (ages 10 and up): $61
  • Children (ages 3 to 9): $26

Don’t forget to lock in your dining reservation here

Spice Road Table: Morocco Pavilion

  • Adults (ages 10 and up): $50
  • Children (ages 3 to 9): $21

Secure your dining spot here

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EPCOT via DisneyWorld

Kid-Friendly Activities

The event is bursting with so much to do, including amusements geared especially toward your little ones. Your youngsters will have the chance to bask in the beauty and wonder of nature while roaming through family-friendly displays, interactive gardens, and whimsical play areas built for discovering and learning.

Butterfly Landing Presented by AdventHealth

Experience a symphony of colors as you encounter various butterfly species located near World Nature, close to the Imagination Pavilion.

Scavenger Hunts

Take a leisurely walk through EPCOT while participating in an exciting scavenger hunt. Choose between two exciting adventures:

  • Spike’s Pollen-Nation Exploration: Join Spike the Bee on his journey of nectar collection and garden pollination, where Spike will leave no flower untouched.
  • Egg-Stravaganza Hunt: Engage in a captivating quest for visually stunning eggs, each mirroring a cherished bunny rabbit—this delightful experience is available for a limited period only.

Shopping and More

Once you’ve ceased wandering the World Showcase, why not take a moment to visit the newly minted Creations Shop? It’s Disney’s most innovative retail space, designed with a spirit of creativity that reflects the vibrant energy of EPCOT.

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Aside from core memories, you can go home with the freshest souvenirs after the festival! Browse and shop for the newest and coolest festival merchandise collections, such as hoodies, totes, wallets, pin sets, and more. You can also score gift cards for a discounted price!

Secure Your Spot: Parking at the 2024 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival

If you’re planning on visiting the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival, you’ll be delighted to know that a single parking pass grants you access to all four theme parks for the entire day – Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park.

Plus, they’ve thoughtfully located the preferred parking lots close to the theme park entrances for your convenience.

Make sure to arrive ahead of time to secure a prime parking spot, as attendance can be quite high during the festival.

  • Regular parking for cars and motorcycles: $30 per day
  • Premium parking for cars and motorcycles ranges from $45 to $55 per day
  • Parking for oversized vehicles like a limo, camper trailer, RV,  shuttle, bus or tractor-trailer is $35 per day

Other EPCOT Festivals

EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival

Take a trip across six continents as you taste local and global bites, or enjoy sips at EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival. Uncover a bounty of unique traditions, authentic dishes, and innovative culinary methods from chefs worldwide.

This food enthusiast’s haven is brimming with scrumptious delicacies, craft beer, spirits, and more beverages sure to meet every taste.

Food Choices to Expect:

  • African
  • American
  • Asian
  • British
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Moroccan
  • Norwegian
  • Polynesian
  • Seafood, and more.

EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

Yuletide celebrations feel complete with the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays! Relieve the heartwarming birth of the savior through a candlelight processional, surprise kids with merry experiences, and feast on the flavors of the season.

Event’s Highlights

  • Holiday Kitchens
  • Holiday Cookie Stroll
  • Holiday Mementos

EPCOT International of the Arts

A fair for all the artists and foodies! This festival celebrates all things food and art, so expect an experience that’s pleasing to the eyes as well as the palette.

There will be chalk artwork, workshops from Disney illustrators, creative meals, and more. Plus, expect to see performances from world-class musicians.

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Bringing your little ones with you? Perfect! The festival offers activities for kids, like creating their own masterpieces and drawing on a mural! So, embrace your creative and gastronomic side with your budding little artists here!

EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival 2024 Tickets

General admission and date-specific theme park reservations are required.

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Of course, every inch of Walt Disney World screams enchantment and fun. After taking in all the beautiful flowers and seasonal eats at the 2024 EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival, set at least a day or two to enjoy all the park’s entertainment as well as other Orlando gems.

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Feel the Wonders of Spring at the EPCOT’s 2024 Flower and Garden Festival!

If the joy of spring embodies your spirit, warm sunshine paints with burst colors on your soul, and new beginnings inspire you, the 2024 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival is your calling.

The Walt Disney World transforms into a spectacle with blooming flowers, astonishing topiaries, and melodious tunes, crafting the perfect ambiance to celebrate the arrival of the season.

Begin your EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival 2024 adventure by marveling at the magnificent and massive topiaries in the World Showcase.

Designed to resemble your favorite Disney characters, these vibrant green sculptures, ranging from the plucky Orange Bird to the enchanting Elsa, are not just aesthetically pleasing — they make great photo ops, too!

From there, find yourself in the culinary paradise of Global Gardens. This is where you can truly tantalize your taste buds with a host of unique, mouth-watering dishes paired with an enticing selection of beverages. Discover the taste of EPCOT with diverse craft beers and lively wines as well.

The festival vibrantly showcases not just lush floral displays and savory culinary offerings but also the rhythm and melody of EPCOT’s Garden Rocks Concert Series.

Feel the festival’s upbeat energy by watching riveting performances from renowned artists and local talents, serenading guests with harmonious musical experiences.

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And in between all the eating, exploring, and musical euphoria, there’s fun to be had in the form of family-friendly games.

This event is set to offer exceptional, captivating, and breathtaking experiences that will surely make your year enormously memorable. With the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival 2024 schedule at your fingertips, you can plan your visit for a refreshing and enlightening experience.

So, reserve your tickets early and immerse yourself in the outstandingly crafted spring paradise that EPCOT has to offer!


Start Date:

February 28, 2024 @ 9:00 am CST

End Date:

May 27, 2024 @ 9:00 pm CDT




Epcot Events

200 Epcot Center Dr
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836 United States


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