Special Events

 

 

Every year there are several special events at the Walt Disney World resort, scheduled throughout the year. Some of the most popular of these events include the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival, the International Food and Wine Festival, Night of Joy, and the Candlelight Processional. We will be exploring each of these events as they come up during the year, so read more to find a special event for you and your family to enjoy.

 

 

Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival

 

 

Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival

 

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is a Spring Special Event, held annually at the Epcot theme park in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The park is filled with Disney character topiaries, a colorful array of flowers, special themed gardens, live music concerts, and special presentations. This HGTV sponsored event is a kaleidoscope of exotic flowers and plants on display in true Disney style. Even the kids will enjoy walking around Epcot and seeing some of their favorite Disney characters fashioned out of beautiful flowers and shrubs. This is a wonderful event that really shows off the magic of Disney!

 

 

Designer Presentations

 

See how green your thumb can be as some of the nation’s top designers help you plan everything from planting your first garden to enhancing your home’s curb appeal. With expert advice from HGTV stars and Epcot gardening experts, you’re sure to be inspired!

Topiaries

Each year, the Disney World Gardening and Landscaping teams fill Epcot with plants, flowers, and topiaries that sparkle under the Florida sunshine. You will always find Disney’s most famous characters of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy in topiary form, as well as several of the Disney princesses. For 2012, there will be more than 75 Disney Character topiary’s at the park and over 100 topiary’s overall.+

Flower Power Concert Series for 2012

On the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday days of the event, a popular band from the 70′s and 80′s perform at 5:15 PM, 6:30 PM, and 7:45 PM at the American Gardens Amphitheater. Scheduled to perform are:

March 9 to 11: Jose Feliciano (Light My Fire)

March 16 to 18: Starship Starring Mickey Thomas (We Built This City)

March 23 to 25: The Guess Who (American Woman)

March 30 to April 1: The Spinners (Cupid)

April 6 to 8: Chubby Checker & The Wildcats (The Twist)

April 13 to 15: Paul Revere & The Raiders (Good Thing)

April 20 to 22: The Turtles Featuring Flo & Eddie (Happy Together)

April 27 to 29: Chuck Negron Formerly of Three Dog Night (Black & White)

May 4 to 6: The Orchestra Starring Former Members of ELO (Don’t Bring Me Down)

May 11 to 13: Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone (I’m Henry VIII, I Am)

May 18 to 20: Micky Dolenz – The Monkeys Lead SInger(Last Train to Clarksville)

 

 

Admission

Epcot theme park admission is required. Most Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival events are included with admission to Epcot theme park. Availability is limited for some events. Events may be rescheduled or cancelled at any time.

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Epcot’s Candlelight Processional

One of the most beloved holiday traditions at the Walt Disney World Resort is Epcot’s Candlelight Processional. This beautiful event is a joyous retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator, accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a glorious mass choir. This special holiday event is held nightly at the America Gardens Theatre in Epcot. The …

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Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights Every evening during the Holiday season over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios you will find an amazing display of Christmas lights. What began as a father’s Christmas present to his daughter has become one of the largest displays of lights in the world.  Millions and millions of dancing lights cover the buildings and sky’s …

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Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival – 2014

  The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is a Spring Special Event, held annually at the Epcot theme park in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The park is filled with Disney character topiaries, a colorful array of flowers, special themed gardens, live music concerts, and special presentations. This HGTV sponsored event is a …

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Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

    Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival is returning for its 18th year at Walt Disney World from Sept. 27 through Nov. 11. This seasonal culinary event was named one of the Best Food and Wine Festivals by the Travel Channel. This special event includes daily “Eat to the Beat” pop concerts, booths featuring samples …

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