The Festival of the Arts just ended at Epcot, but the second park of Walt Disney World is already preparing to start the next big event. the 2018 International Flower & Garden Festival kicks off on Feb. 28 and it is set to last for a full three months through May 28. For anyone who has been at the park the last couple of days, you’ll have noticed that things are starting to bloom and topiaries are already being put in place.\nEach year, the festival brings in some of the best blooms from around the world and shows guests the beauty and wonder of the planet. This year will be no different as Epcot is already starting to receive a lot more color with the flowers and topiaries beginning to appear around the park.\nAs the official website of Walt Disney World states, there will be much more going on at Epcot than beautiful sights to see. There will be a large number of Outdoor Kitchens with great bites and beverages which will give you something to snack on while you learn.\nIf you can’t happen to hit up Epcot at the end of this month or through May, you will, unfortunately, miss out on most of the fun. For those there now, you can at least see some of the topiaries which are now appearing.\nAnna and Elsa in Norway\nSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs between Germany and Italy\nTinker Bell in the United Kingdom\nCaptain Hook and Peter Pan in the United Kingdom\nThere are going to be a lot of other topiaries making their way out for the Flower & Garden Festival, but there is still time until it begins. Most of the topiaries will be spread throughout the countries of World Showcase while a few will be featured up front in Future World.\nWhen walking around World Showcase, some of the Outdoor Kitchens are already set up, but they have signs saying they won’t open until the festival begins.\nClick this link to check out the full menus for all Outdoor Kitchens at the 2018 Flower & Garden Festival.\nUp front, the Mickey Mouse head looks quite beautiful with the blooms and bright colors to prepare guests for the springtime.\nFor those who are wanting to get even more fun in during this year’s Flower & Garden Festival, the Garden Rocks Concert Series is returning. Looking at the line-up on the official page for Garden Rocks, there are a lot of bands not to miss.\nConcerts will take place on weekends, Friday through Monday.\n\nNight Ranger\nSTARSHIP featuring Mickey Thomas\nSimple Plan\nLittle River Band\nThe Orchestra, starring former members of ELO\nFoghat\nSurvivor\nSmash Mouth\nRick Springfield\nJo Dee Messina\nLonestar\nBlood, Sweat, and Tears featuring Bo Bice\nHerman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone\nVillage People featuring Victor Willis\nDon Felder, formerly of The Eagles\nThe Guess Who\nThe Spinners\n\nEpcot has become the place for big-time festivals at Walt Disney World and one of the biggest is getting ready to begin. The Festival of the Arts just completed its second year to great success, and now, it is time for the blooms and topiaries. Some of the displays are already being put up for the 2018 International Flower & Garden Festival, but there is so much more to come in the next three months.