Each spring at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, stunning topiaries and floral displays combine with fresh market flavors at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. This year, the festival is expanding to 90 days, taking place from March 2 through May 30, 2016, offering plenty to do and see for meeting attendees.
Located around Epcot, the festival boasts thirty million multi-hued blooms, 100-plus whimsical topiaries, nearly 1,000 native butterflies and 13 Outdoor Kitchens. Other offerings include gardening demonstrations and seminars with industry experts, and a “Garden Rocks” concert series with performances every weekend during the festival. And, best of all, with specially priced Theme Park tickets, meeting and convention attendees can experience the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival in their free time, after their meetings end.
Attendees will enjoy a true “Farm-to-Table” experience at this popular festival with 13 Outdoor Kitchens boasting a variety of fresh bites and savory selections. The kitchens include Urban Farm Eats, Pineapple Promenade, Fleur de Lys, Florida Fresh, Taste of Marrakesh, Hanami, The Smokehouse, Primavera Kitchen, Lotus House, Bauernmarkt, Jardin de Fiestas, La Isla Fresca and Cider House.
While this renowned festival offers attendees the opportunity to sample a taste of flavors while enjoying beautiful floral displays, it also offers exclusive opportunities for meeting professionals. Featuring built-in engagement, networking opportunities and culinary delights, the festival itself serves as the perfect backdrop for special group experiences that can easily be incorporated into a conference agenda or overall group program:
- Garden Rocks Concert Series – Attendees can enjoy the sounds of thirteen pop bands with hits spanning several decades at the Garden Rocks concert series, which is included with Theme Park admission.
- Access to Festival Seminars – Give attendees access to the plethora of festival events with specially priced Theme Park tickets. Specially priced and available exclusively for meeting and convention attendees, these tickets serve as the perfect option to experience all the festival has to offer.
- Off the Land featured event theme – Bring the festival’s sights, flavors and aromas to your Disney Convention Resort as part of a private catered event! Inspired by the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, this event theme combines fresh ingredients and rustic décor to celebrate the natural beauty and freshness of field and farm.
To learn more about Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, including pricing and availability, submit a Request for Proposal or Contact Us to speak directly with a Disney Meetings representative.