March 5-May 18
21st Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival: Disney gardeners will paint the landscape with rainbows of blooms while Epcot chefs tempt guests with outdoor kitchens during the 21st Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 5-May 18 at Walt Disney World Resort. Along with the brilliant horticulture displays, the 75-day festival includes HGTV celebrity designers, gardening demonstrations, hands-on workshops, a Disney-Pixar “Cars” playground and the Flower Power concert series. The festival is included in regular Epcot admission.
March 7-May 18
Flower Power Concert Series: During the 21th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, guests can boogie to their favorite “far out” pop tunes and rock ‘n’ roll classics of the 1960s and ‘70s at the Flower Power concert series. Performances are at America Gardens Theatre on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. The concert series is included in regular Epcot admission.
This week’s acts:
April 4-6: Paul Revere & The Raiders “Good Thing”
April 11-13: Village People “Y.M.C.A.”
March 29– Sept. 6
Orlando City Soccer Club: Orlando City Soccer Club will play its regular-season home games at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort this season. To enhance the experience for spectators, additional stadium seating is planned to surround all four sides of the main soccer field at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, bringing seating to approximately 5,200. This will be the Lions’ final United Soccer League (USL) season before becoming the 21st Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise in 2015.
This week’s game:
April 5 @ 7:30 p.m. vs. Rochester
Park Times and Attractions
Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade (Daily): 3 p.m.
Move It! Shake It! Celebrate It! Street Party (Daily): 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 5:40 p.m.
Main Street Electrical Parade (Daily): 9 p.m. & 11 p.m.
“Wishes” Fireworks (Daily): 10 p.m.
Park Hours: April 4-5: 9 a.m. – 12 a.m.; April 6-11: 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Fantasmic!: April 4-5, 7, 10-11: 8:30 p.m. & 10 p.m.; April 6, 8-9: 8:30 p.m.
Park Hours: April 4-5, 7, 10-11: 9 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.; April 6, 8-9: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth (Daily): 9 p.m.
Park Hours – Future World (Daily): 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
World Showcase (Daily): 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade (Daily): 3:45 p.m.
Park Hours –April 4, 6, 10-11: 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.; April 5: 8 a.m.- 8 p.m.; April 7-9: 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon & Blizzard Beach
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Park Hours & Disney’s Blizzard Beach Park Hours (Daily): 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Disney’s Boardwalk-Atlantic Dance
(NO COVER CHARGE); call 407/939-2444 for times
April 4-5, 8-11 DJs playing hits from the 70s through today. 9 p.m.-1:45 a.m. 21 & over. No Cover.
Events at Walt Disney World for the Week of January 24 to January 31st are subject to change.