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Events and Tours at the 2018 Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival

Two female Guests and their male companion enjoy an Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival tour


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Dig deep into the magic of nature with a guided tour at the 25th annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival—including Gardens of the World, English Tea Garden, Royal Tea Garden and Behind the Seeds.

A Disney horticulturist explains plant materials and gardening techniques to Guests on a behind the scenes tour during the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.

Gardens of the World

Explore the lush landscapes and signature displays of the 2018 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival!

Over the course of 3 hours, join a knowledgeable Disney Horticulturist—and a small group of fellow enthusiasts too—for a fascinating walking tour throughout the World Showcase Pavilions.

During your journey “around the world,” you’ll experience the following:

  • Become privy to behind-the-scenes tales about the award-winning topiaries and gardens that make the Festival so special.
  • Examine the role of landscaping at Walt Disney World Resort.
  • Learn ways you can apply Disney landscaping techniques at home.
  • Discover various plant materials and gardening techniques—and see how landscaping helps develop a theme.

Don’t miss this limited-time opportunity to explore—or even develop—a budding passion for gardening!

Important Details
  • The price of this tour is $85.00 plus tax, per Guest.
  • Guests must be at least 12 years of age to participate. In addition, Guests under 18 years of age who are participating in the tour must be accompanied by a paying Guest at least 18 years of age.
  • Advance reservations are strongly recommended.
  • To make a reservation, visit Guest Relations, or call (407) WDW-TOUR or (407) 939-8687 for availability. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
  • Tours take place on select Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM during the Festival.
  • Epcot admission is also required and is not included in the price of the Gardens of the World tour.
  • You’ll be on your feet for duration of this 3-hour walking tour. With that in mind, make sure you wear comfortable shoes and bring along water or a beverage to stay hydrated.
  • Actual tour locations and the order in which they are presented are subject to change.
  • Please check in at the planter behind Spaceship Earth at least 15 minutes prior to the start of your tour. You’ll meet your guide and tour group at this location.

A trio of Guests enjoy the English Tea Garden tour at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

English Tea Garden Presented by Twinings of London®

Gain a new appreciation for this time-honored beverage during a complimentary tour of an elegant English tea garden.

During this guided foray, you’ll learn more about the artistry behind the growing and blending of herbs, which is vital for the creation of uniquely flavored brews.

Bring your camera! More than a dozen tea-flavoring plants are tucked inside oversized saucers strewn throughout the garden, making for delightful photo opportunities.

Important Details

  • The English Tea Garden tour lasts approximately 20 minutes.
  • Same-day registration is available in The Tea Caddy gift shop.
  • Tours are held Monday through Thursday at 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM, and Friday through Sunday at 1:00 PM, 3:30 PM and 5:00 PM.

A dimly illuminated street guiding into a traditional British village at the United Kingdom Pavilion

Royal Tea Garden Tour

Embark on a guided tour of an English tea garden, where you’ll enjoy a sampling of tea and scones.

The Royal Tea Garden Tour begins at 9:45 AM in the United Kingdom Pavilion at Epcot—before World Showcase opens to the general public at 11:00 AM. Your tour guide will lead you through an elegant tea garden, where you’ll spend approximately 45 minutes exploring the garden in-depth, and learning the artistry and history behind growing and blending tea.

Your tour ends with a stop at the Rose & Crown Dining Room, where you’ll be served scones and tea!

Important Details

  • The price of this tour is $18.00 per person, including tax. Valid admission to Epcot is also required, and is not included in the price of this tour.
  • Advance reservations are recommended.
  • For reservations, visit Guest Relations, or call (407) WDW-TOUR or (407) 939-8687 for availability. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
  • You’ll be on your feet for the duration of this 45-minute walking tour. Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Tour is from 9:45 AM until approximately 10:30 AM.
  • Please check in between 9:30 AM and 9:45 AM at the Rose & Crown Dining Room. You’ll meet your guide and tour group at this location.

The interior of a greenhouse containing plant life at The Land Pavilion

Behind the Seeds

The future of agriculture awaits! Interact with amazing plants, insects, fish and critters during this one-hour walking tour of The Land Pavilion.

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