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EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

February 19, 2024
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If you have a trip to Walt Disney World between February 28 and May 27, 2024, be sure to visit the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival!  This annual festival features beautiful gardens and topiaries, delicious dishes with fresh ingredients, and live entertainment. 

Here are all the highlights of the Flower & Garden Festival along with tips to help you make the most of your time.


Outdoor Kitchens

The Honey-Bee-stro Outdoor Kitchen (Photo Credit: Disney Tourist Blog)

You’ll find most of these food stands with fresh and creative dishes around World Showcase.  They’re open from 11am to park close.  

EPCOT Farmers Feast – Near Test Track presented by Chevrolet

Food

Early Bloom Menu (Available February 28 through Match 30)

  • Veal Tenderloin with spring pea risotto featuring Ben’s Original International Grains Arborio Rice and red wine syrup (New)
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Upside-down Cake with crème fraîche whipped cream

Springtime Menu (Available March 31 through April 27)

  • Seared Scallop with tomato risotto featuring Ben’s Original International Grains Arborio Rice and tomato beurre blanc (New)
  • Blueberry Buckle with lemon crème fraîche (New)

Summer Solstice Menu (Available April 28 through May 27)

  • Seared Pork Tenderloin with corn risotto featuring Ben’s Original International Grains Arborio Rice and roasted red pepper sauce (New)
  • Peach Galette with ginger-vanilla whipped cream (New)

Food (Available throughout entire festival)

  • Grilled Street Corn on the Cob with savory garlic spread and plant-based cheese (Plant-based)

Beverages (Available throughout entire festival)

  • Hibiscus Lemonade Cocktail featuring Islamorada Brewery & Distillery Hibiscus Gin
  • Frozen Lemon Tea Cocktail with Bärenjäger Honey & Bourbon

BRUNCHCOT – Near Test Track presented by Chevrolet

Food

  • Avocado Toast with Marinated Tomatoes and Plant-Based Cheese Crumbles on Toasted Ciabatta (Plant-based)
  • Biscuit and Gravy with ImpossibleTM Chicken Fried Steak and Impossible Sausage Gravy (New)
  • Fried Cinnamon Roll Bites with Cream Cheese Frosting and Candied Bacon

Beverages

  • Fruit Loops Shake (Non-alcoholic)
  • Peach Bellini
  • Coffee Cocktail: Joffrey’s Coffee, Milk, Vanilla Vodka, Kahlúa Rum, and Coffee Liqueur

The Citrus Blossom – The Odyssey

Tempura Shrimp and Lemon Meringue Pie (Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog)

Food

  • Orange Sesame Tempura Shrimp with orange-chile sauce
  • Lemon Meringue Pie: Lemon curd, lemon mousse, and toasted meringue

Beverages

  • Orange-Lemon Smoothie in a Souvenir Orange Bird Sipper Cup (Non-alcoholic)
  • Southern Tier Brewing Company Orange Twist Imperial Ale (New)
  • Left Hand Brewing Lemon Drop Shandy (New)
  • Stone Brewing Tangerine Express Hazy IPA (New)
  • Key Lime Wine Slush (New)
  • Beer Flight

Florida Fresh – Near Disney Traders

Food

  • Grilled Warm Water Lobster Tail with Key lime butter (New)
  • Cubanito with mojo-marinated pork belly, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, and stone ground mustard sauce (New)
  • Florida Strawberry Shortcake (Plant-based)

Beverages

  • Cucumber Watermelon Slushy (Non-alcoholic)
  • Cucumber Watermelon Slushy with gin

Swirled Showcase

Food

  • Soft-serve in a Waffle Cone
    • Vanilla
    • Peanut Butter
    • Grape Jelly
  • Strawberry Basil Sorbet in a waffle cone (New)
  • Ice Cream Float: Vanilla Soft-serve and Barq’s Red Creme Soda (Non-alcoholic)
  • Liquid Nitro Honey-Marscapone Cheesecake with fresh honey, granulated honey, honey mead blueberry compote Presented by National Honey Board (New)

Beverages

  • Vanilla Soft-serve with Cantaloupe Liqueur (New)
  • Boulevard Brewing Co. Quirk Strawberry Banana Whip Hard Seltzer
  • Strawberry Basil Sorbet with Hard Seltzer

Refreshment Port

Food

  • Plant-based Buffalo Chicken Tender Poutine on crispy potato barrels with ranch, and plant-based blue cheese crumbles (Plant-based)

Beverages

  • Country Boy Brewing Orange Cream Hard Cider (New)
  • Villa Maria Earth Garden Sauvignon Blanc
  • Frozen Mojito with Boyd & Blair Rum

Bauernmarkt: Farmer’s Market

Food

  • Potato Pancakes with house-made apple sauce (Plant-based)
  • Toasted Pretzel Bread topped with black forest ham and melted cheese
  • Warm Cheese Strudel with berry compote

Beverages

  • Bitburger Premium Pils
  • Stiegl Brewery Raspberry Radler
  • Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier
  • Apfelschaumwein: Apple Sparkling Wine and Apple Liqueur
  • Beer Flight

Refreshment Outpost

Food

  • Seasonal Fruit Parfait with sweet chili sauce and DOLE Whip Mango (New, Plant-based)
  • Tangerine Soft-serve
  • Ice Cream Float: Tangerine soft-serve and Barq’s Red Creme Soda

Beverages

  • Lavender Martini: Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka with lavender and lemon
  • Crooked Can Brewing Sorpresa Picante Pale Ale Winter Garden (New)
  • Woodchuck 802 Barrel-Aged Hard Cider (New)
  • SweetWater Brewing Co. Fruit Punch IPA (New)

Magnolia Terrace – The American Adventure

Muffuletta, Chicken Gumbo, and Bananas Foster Bread Pudding (Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog)

Food

  • Muffuletta Panini with ham, salami, mortadella, provolone, and Swiss with olive salad
  • Spicy Chicken Gumbo with Andouille sausage and Long Grain & Wild Rice
  • Bananas Foster Bread Pudding

Beverages

  • Bayou Cocktail: Bayou Spiced Rum, coconut rum, fruit punch, and orange juice
  • Urban Artifact Capy Snacks Fruit Punch Ale (New)
  • Schneider Weisse LoveBeer Weissbier (New)
  • Parish Brewing Co. Ghost in the Machine Double IPA
  • Beer Flight

Tangierine Café: Flavors of the Medina – Morocco

Food

  • Mediterranean Flatbread with chermoula, roasted vegetables, artichoke, olives, feta cheese
  • Orange Blossom-Saffron Cake

Beverages

  • Pomegranate Mimosa
  • Keel Farms Pear Honeysuckle Hard Cider (New)
  • Woodchuck Imperial Sippin’ Citrus Hard Cider (New)
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Pomegranate Hard Cider
  • Cider Flight

La Isla Fresca – Between Morocco and France

Food

  • Impossible Jamaican Beef Patty with Spicy Papaya Syrup (New, Plant-based)
  • Coconut Tres Leches: Vanilla cake soaked in oat milk, almond milk, and coconut milk with toasted coconut (Plant-based

Beverages

  • Tropical Slush: Lemonade, grapefruit, and simple syrup (Non-alcoholic)
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Mango Wow Hazy IPA with mango (New)
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Tropical Perception White Sangria
  • Tropical Breeze with Don Q Límon Rum

Northern Bloom – Canada

Food

  • Beef Tenderloin Tips, mushroom bordelaise sauce, and whipped potatoes with garden vegetables
  • Chocolate Maple Whisky Cake (New)

Beverages

  • Florida Orange Groves Sparkling Blackberry Wine (New)
  • Collective Arts Brewing Beyond Reason Micro Pale Ale (New)
  • Glutenberg Blonde Ale
  • Collective Arts Brewing Grapefruit Lime Sour (New)
  • Beer Flight

Trowel & Trellis – Near Port of Entry

Food

  • Impossible Farmhouse Meatball with lentil bread, spinach, marinated vegetables, and creamy herb aïoli (Plant-based)
  • Soy-glazed Sticky Ribs with green onions and peanuts
  • Chocolate Mousse Terrarium with matcha crumble, and chocolate soil (New)

Beverages

  • Raspberry and Lemon Herbal Tea: Twining Raspberry & Lemon Herbal Tea, and Simply Limeade (Non-alcoholic)
  • Raspberry and Lemon Herbal Tea with Gin: Twinings Raspberry & Lemon Herbal Tea, Simply Limeade, and Conniption Kinship Gin (New)
  • Brew Hub Strawberry Heatwave Berliner (New)

The Honey Bee-stro Hosted by National Honey Board – Near Port of Entry

Food

  • Chicken and Waffles: Crispy honey-brined chicken and honey sweet cornbread waffle with whipped honey butter and spicy honey
  • Honey-glazed Cauliflower with honey-roasted carrot purée, wild rice pilaf, spring vegetables, honey-blistered grapes, and sunflower brittle (New)

Beverages

  • Honey-Peach Cobbler Freeze with Streusel (Non-alcoholic)
  • Copperpoint Brewing Co. Bee’s Squeeze Blond Ale (New)
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Orange Blossom Honey Wine
  • Honey-Peach Cobbler Freeze with blueberry vodka and streusel

Pineapple Promenade – Near Port of Entry

Spicy Hot Dog, DOLE Whip, Frozen Desert Violet Lemonade, and DOLE Whip with Fanta (Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog)

Food

  • Spicy Hot Dog with pineapple chutney and plantain chips
  • DOLE Whip (Plant-based)

Beverages

  • Frozen Desert Violet Lemonade (Non-alcoholic)
  • DOLE Whip with Fanta (Non-alcoholic)
  • 3 Daughters Brewing Tropical Hefe
  • Copperpoint Brewing Co. Tropical Hibiscus Blond Ale (New)
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Perni Haze Hazy IPA (New)
  • Playalinda Brewing Company Violet Lemonade Ale
  • Florida Orange Groves Winery Sparkling Pineapple Wine
  • DOLE Whip topped Sōmrus Mango Cream Liqueur
  • Pineapple Beer Flight

The Land Cart hosted by AdventHealth

Food

  • Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with cucumbers, olives, and multigrain crackers (New)
  • Açaí Parfait with Greek yogurt, fresh berries, and granola (New)
  • Strawberry Fruit Bar (Plant-based)

Beverage

  • Florida Smoothie: Pineapple, orange, and mango (New)

Sunshine Seasons

Beverage

  • Strawberry-mango Slushy (Non-alcoholic)

Connections Café & Eatery

Food

  • Hot Honey Chicken Sandwich: Southern-fried chicken sandwich with hot honey and pickles on a brioche bun (New)
  • Orange Bird Liege Waffle

Beverage

  • Blood Orange Hibiscus Margarita: Teremana Tequila with hibiscus and blood orange syrup, and orange juice (New)

Jardin de Fiestas

Food

  • Sope de Chilorio: Guajillo pepper-braised pork on fried corn shells with black beans, shredded cabbage, cream Mexican, quest fresco, and chives (New)
  • Tamale de Rajas: Poblano peppers, corn, and cheese in masa topped with poblano cream sauce, cream Mexican, pickled carrots and onions with chives (New)
  • Flan de Guayaba: Vanilla flan with guava coulis, whipped cream, and fresh fruit (New)

Beverages

  • Lychee Margarita: Centinela Blanco Tequila, lychee liqueur, citrus juice, and agave nectar (New)
  • Floral Margarita: Cherry liqueur, mezcal, hibiscus tea, and lime juice (New)
  • Craft Mexican Draft Beer

Lotus House – China

Food

  • Spicy Mala Chicken Skewer with creamy peanut sauce
  • House-made Cheesy Crab Wontons
  • Pan-fried Vegetable Dumplings

Beverages

  • Mango Bubble Tea (Non-alcoholic)
  • Brew Hub Honey Jasmine Lager Draft Beer
  • Dragon Dynasty: Bahia spirit, light rum, dragon fruit syrup, piña colada mix, and soda water (New)
  • Lucky Peach: Peach whiskey, oolong tea, honey, lemon juice, and soda water (New)
  • Tropical Moon: Vodka, triple sec, passion fruit syrup, soda water, and white boba pearls

Primavera Kitchen – Italy

Food

  • Bocconcini: Mozzarella bocconcini, grape tomatoes, and pesto sauce (New)
  • Arrabbiata: Pennette pasta, spicy tomato sauce, and buttery shrimp (New)
  • Quattro Formaggi: Pendette pasta and four-cheese sauce (New)
  • Chocolate Cannoli: Chocolate-covered cannoli shell with peanut butter-ricotta filling (New)

Beverages

  • Peroni Pilsner
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Prosecco
  • Italian Sangria (Available in red or white)
  • Italian Margarita with limoncello and tequila

Hanami – Japan

Food

  • Frushi: Strawberry, pineapple, and lychee wrapped in sweet rice and pink soy wrap served with whipped cream, drizzled raspberry sauce, and toasted coconut
  • Steam Bun filled with vegetables and plant-based soy meat (New)
  • Ramen Cup: Ramen salad shaken in a cup with fresh vegetables, grilled chicken, and dash broth with chili oil and yuzu (New)

Beverages

  • Watermelon-Strawberry Lemonade(New)
  • Orange Blossom Brewing Co. Cherry Blossom Green Tea Pilsner (New)
  • Ichigo Breeze Cocktail: Sake with Strawberry and Watermelon (New)
  • Ozeki Pineapple Nigori Sake (New)

Fleur de Lys – France

Food

  • Croissant au Fromage de Chèvre, Herbes et Ail Rôtie: Croissant with goat cheese, herbs, and roasted garlic 
  • Parmentier de Canard A L’Orange: Pulled Duck Confit with Orange Sauce and Garlic-Rosemary Mashed Potatoes (New)
  • Gâteau au Crémeux Citron, Lavande et Thym, Compote de Fruits Rouges: Warm Cake filled with Lemon, Lavender, and Thyme-infused Cream served with Berry Compote (New)
  • Beignet Caramélisé, Fourré Crème Vanille, Glacé au Caramel Fleur de Sel: Caramelized beignet filled with vanilla cream and glazed with caramel fleur de sel

Beverages

  • Kronenbourg Blanc 1664: Fruity White Beer with Citrus Notes
  • Sparkling Raspberry Cocktail: Sparkling Wine with Raspberry Flavor
  • Jean Bojour Val de Loire: Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley (New)
  • La Vie en Rose Frozen Slush: Vodka, Grey Goose L’Orange Vodka, St. Germain Liqueur, White and Red Cranberry Juices

Canada Popcorn Cart

Beverage

  • Peach Smash: Canadian Club Whiskey with lemon, peach purée, and ginger (New)

United Kingdom Beer Cart

Beverage

  • Scottish Thistle: Fords Gin with lemon and blackcurrant-cucumber syrup garnished with cucumber (New)

Funnel Cake

Food

  • Funnel Cake with powdered sugar, vanilla ice cream, strawberries, whipped cream, strawberry glaze, and strawberry crunch (New)

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company – World Discovery (Near Mission: SPACE)

Beverages

  • Iced Honey Jasmine Latte: A floral fusion of espresso, honey jasmine syrup, milk, whipped cream, and graham cracker crumbles (New) (Alcoholic version available with Bailey’s Irish Cream Liqueur)

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company – Near Canada

Beverages

  • Citrus Frosted Iced Tea: A tangy blend of frozen lemonade, Minute Maid Lemonade, Iced Tea, and orange-tangerine syrup with a glazed orange peel (New) (Alcoholic version available with Grey Goose Vodka)

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company – Showcase Plaza (Near Disney Traders)

Beverages

  • Iced Berry Chai Latte: A berry sweet blend of chai tea, blueberry syrup, and milk topped with whipped cream and cinnamon (New) (Alcoholic version available with Bailey’s Irish Cream Liqueur)

Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company – The American Adventure

Beverages

  • Tropical Frosted Iced Tea: An exotic blend of frozen lemon, Minute Maid Lemonade, iced tea, and Hawaiian Island Syrup garnished with a glazed orange peel (New) (Alcoholic version available with Grey Goose Vodka)

Activities

Garden Rocks Concert Series

Butterfly Landing Presented by AdventHealth

Visit this exhibit near the Imagination Pavilion in World Nature to see different species of butterflies up close!

Egg-Stravaganza Scavenger Hunt

You can hunt for Disney-themed eggs around World Showcase.  Maps and stickers will be available at select merchandise locations for $9.99.  Use the stickers to mark the map as you find the eggs.  Then take your completed map to Disney Traders, Creations Shop, or World Traveler for a surprise!

Garden Graze

Collect stamps in your festival passport as you enjoy any five of the eight dishes below.  Once you have five stamps, bring your passport to Pineapple Promenade for a special treat.  The featured dishes include:

  1. Potato Pancakes with House-Made Apple Sauce (Bauernmarkt: Farmer’s Market)
  2. Avocado Toast with Marinated Tomatoes and Plant-Based Cheese Crumbles on Toasted Ciabatta (BRUNCHCOT)
  3. Grilled Street Corn on the Cob with Savory Garlic Spread and Plant-Based Cheese (EPCOT Farmers Feast)
  4. Florida Strawberry Shortcake (Florida Fresh)
  5. Coconut Tres Leches: Vanilla Cake soaked with Oat, Almond and Coconut Milks topped with Toasted Coconut (La Isla Fresca)
  6. Seasonal Fruit Parfait with Sweet Chili Sauce and Mango DOLE Whip (Refreshment Outpost)
  7. Plant-Based Buffalo Chicken Tender Poutine on Crispy Potato Barrels with Plant-Based Ranch and Blue Cheese Crumbles (Refreshment Port)
  8. Impossible Farmhouse Meatball with Lentil Bread, Spinach, Marinated Vegetables and Creamy Herb Aioli (Trowel & Trellis)

Outdoor Escapes Play Garden Presented by OFF!®

Kids can jump and climb in this camp-themed play area located in World Discovery.

Spike’s Pollen-Nation Exploration

Start this scavenger hunt by purchasing a map and stickers for $9.99 at select merchandise locations.  Search for Spike the Bee in the gardens around World Showcase.  When you spot him, place the corresponding plant sticker on the map to mark where you found him.  Once you have completed the map, bring it to Disney Traders, Creations Shop, or World Traveler to receive a prize!

Garden Rocks Concert Series

Enjoy live concerts at America Gardens Theatre. These 30-minute performances take place at 5:30pm, 6:45pm, and 8:00pm.  The concert dates for the 2024 festival are:

  • The Vybe
    • February 28 and 29
  • Jason Scheff
    • 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
    • March 15 and 16
  • Commodores
    • March 17 and 18
  • Foreigners Journey
    • March 19, 20, 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 and April 1
  • The Female Collective
    • April 2, 3, and 4
  • Blue October
    • April 5 and 6
  • Crowder
    • April 7 and 8
  • The Hooligans
    • April 9, 10, and 11
  • Jo Dee Messina
    • April 12 and 13
  • A Flock of Seagulls
    • April 14 and 15
  • M-80’s
    • April 16, 17, and 18
  • Plain White T’s
    • April 19, 20, 21, and 22
  • 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, May 1, and May 2
  • Monsieur Periné
    • May 3
  • Raul Acosta & Oro Solido with Luisito Ayala and The Puerto Rican Power Band
    • May 4
  • Raul Acosta & Oro Solido with Magic Juan
    • May 5
  • Fonseca
    • 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
    • May 24 and 25
  • Casting Crowns
    • May 26 and 27

Helpful Tips

Mirabel, Antonio, Isabela, and Luisa from Encanto (Photo Credit: The DIS)
  • Check out the topiary displays that are new this year! These include Miguel and Dante from Coco, Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy, and Asha, Valentino, and Star from Wish! The full list of topiary displays and where to find them is here.
  • Plan your trip around the World Showcase and prioritize the dishes you would like to try, so you don’t fill up too quickly!
  • As you graze around World Showcase, stop by the Global Gardens in the various pavilions.  They each have a different theme to match their locations.
  • If you don’t feel like carrying around the festival passport, you can refer to the digital version of the festival guide in the My Disney Experience app.  
  • Some of the items are marked as plant-based or gluten-free on the menus.  However, if you have other dietary concerns, speak to a cast member before placing your order.  
  • Bring your own bottle of water or a reusable bottle that you can fill at locations like Connections Eatery.  The Outdoor Kitchens have bottled water for sale, but most if not all are unable to provide the free cups of ice water you typically find at quick service dining locations.  
  • The Citrus Blossom at the Odyssey is a nice indoor spot with tables and chairs, which is much more comfortable than eating at the traditional EPCOT trash can.  Orange Bird fans will also love the merchandise here!
  • For a guaranteed seat to a Garden Rocks Concert Series performance, you can reserve a Garden Rocks Dining Package that includes a meal at a select EPCOT restaurant and reserved seating at American Gardens Theatre.
  • If you prefer to get a same-day dining package for guaranteed Garden Rocks seats, visit Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue. No reservations are needed!

Book a getaway to visit the EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival!  Check out some of the great confirmed reservations from the DVC Rental Store.

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