Epcot garden show blooms


LAKE BUENA VISTA -- -- The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is celebrating its sixth anniversary this month with some new, commissionable guided tours.

A view of a topiary exhibit from the 1998 Epcot flower show. On view through May 30 are about 1,000 different plant species found throughout the park's 260 acres.

The tours are as follows:

  • Epcot Garden Discoveries, three hours, every Tuesday and Thursday with inside information from experts who created the show. The price of the tour is $49.
  • Tropical Tales, 90 minutes, every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, including a Disney horticulturist who suggests new ways to add tropical ingredients to gardens; $25.
  • Power of Flowers, 90 minutes, every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; also led by a horticulturist, who shows how to plant gardens with flowers; $25.
  • Commissionable brunch packages are also available and can be added to the Walt Disney World Resort package at the time of booking.

    Brunch prices are $25.95 plus tax per adult and $10.95 for children.

    Note: To attend any activities, clients must buy separate admission to Epcot or hold an admission ticket purchased as part of a tour package. WDW tour reservations, Phone: (407) WDW-TOUR; Walt Disney Travel Co., Phone: (800) 327-2996

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