An exciting getaway planned to sunny Orlando, Florida is one that’s bound to be memorable. Year-round, this inviting vacation destination is brimming over with opportunities for fun and adventure that satisfy travelers with interests of all types. From its vibrant downtown scene and gorgeous green spaces to the incredible culinary options and world-class shopping experiences that await, Orlando truly has something for everyone to enjoy. It’s also a place where travelers can access a little bit of well-deserved magic when they set their sights on Disney fun! Known and loved as the theme park capital of the World, Orlando is a locale where many visitors come specifically for the Disney experience. If you happen to be planning on enjoying time at Disney between March 1, 2023, and July 5, 2023, you’ll be right in the perfect timeframe to make the most of experiencing Epcot Garden Festival 2023! This is a highly anticipated annual event that invites guests to come and enjoy everything from stunning flowerbeds and meticulously crafted topiaries to live entertainment, living sculptures of Disney characters, and unique festival-focused exhibits as well. No matter how you spend your time, it’s a festival you don’t want to miss out on.
Expect Amazing Flavors and Festival Fun
Each and every Disney festival comes with its own unique lineup of fun and activities for guests to enjoy and Epcot’s International Flower and Garden Festival is no exception. Upon arrival, guests are treated to bold and brilliant colors, floral aromas, and themed options for fun that give this festival a unique edge in the annual lineup. A highlight of this festival includes the Garden Graze which invites visitors to truly indulge in a savory moment—or 10! Begin by picking up your Festival Passport and following it through the park as it leads you to 10 different food stands where delicious festival-inspired fare is waiting to be tried. Once you’ve picked up a stamp at every stop, you can turn it in at the Pineapple Promenade for a special reward. Epcot Garden Festival 2023 holds plenty of savory options beyond Garden Graze as well. Visitors can expect to encounter plenty of outdoor kitchens where food from around the globe is featured, often with a festival-inspired twist.
Don’t Skip Out on Festival Shopping and Custom Merchandise
One of the most fun parts of attending any Disney World festival is the opportunity for visitors to collect custom and limited-time festival merchandise and apparel. Whether you’re on the hunt for souvenirs, gifts, apparel, accessories, or something more, you’ll find that the International Flower and Garden Festival goods are one-of-a-kind! You’ll find them at the major on-site stores as well as booths and stands throughout the park to browse or purchase according to preference. The festival also hosts a variety of pop-up market events that are exciting and offer up a new take on merchandise for this special event. In 2023, some of the festival merchandise collections that are being highlighted include the Figment Collection, the Annual Passholder Collection, the Snow White Collection, and the Orange Bird Collection as well.
Family Fun Awaits
When you visit the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival, everyone is a kid at heart. However, if you’re visiting with children, there are plenty of places you won’t want to leave off your itinerary! Consider participating in the Spike’s Pollen-Nation Exploration Scavenger Hunt as a family upon arrival. You’ll need to pick up a map and stickers at the entrance. From there, you and the little ones can explore the park and put a sticker on every place you find Spike the Bee. Maps can be turned in for fun prizes at the end. Drop by the Butterfly Landing by AdventHealth to enjoy views of amazing color creatures of spend time at the Family-Friendly Garden presented by OFF! Where kids can jump, play, and explore camp-themed and floral exhibits.
Exciting Entertainment Options at the Epcot Garden Festival 2023
When live music is your style, you’ll be thrilled to know that the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival also includes the Garden Rocks Concert Series in 2023. Headliners include Blue Oyster Cult, Smash Mouth, Audio Exchange, and Glass Ceiling this year. Performances are held at the American Gardens Theater stage in the American Adventure Pavilion.
Book Your Getaway Today
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