Hotel Near Epcot®
Travel the world in one day at Disney's Epcot® as you taste the cuisine and learn about the cultures of 11 different countries! From Mexico to France, Morocco to Germany, each country provides visitors with authentic experiences, locally-themed restaurants, and exciting attractions! In addition to the daily entertainment, Epcot® is home to many fun festivals throughout the year, including the Candlelight Processional, International Food & Wine Festival, Disney's Wine & Dine Half Marathon, and the International Flower & Garden Festival.Purchase Disney Tickets Epcot® Information
Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival
Visit Epcot® spectacular springtime event and see what is budding around Disney in spring. Take your time exploring all the beautiful gardens and make sure to take time and to watch industry leaders explain new gardening techniques during hands-on seminars. With an interactive play area, Flower Power Concert Series, and plenty of Disney characters to see, Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival is fun for the whole family! *Please note Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival is not included in regular Epcot® admission.
Event dates: March 2 - May 30
Garden Rocks Concert Series Lineup:
- April 29-May 1 – NEW! Georgia Satellites “Keep Your Hands to Yourself”
- May 6-8 – Gin Blossoms “Hey Jealousy”
- May 13-15 – NEW! Darlene Love “Wait ‘Til My Bobby Gets Home”
- May 20-22 – Night Ranger “Sister Christian”
- May 27-30 (Monday) – The Spinners “Working My Way Back to You”
Frozen Fun at Epcot This June
Frozen Ever After will make its return to Epcot this June taking guests on an exciting boat tour through the kingdom of Arendelle. You;ll get to experience an icy ride to Elsa's Ice Palace passing through Troll Valley and returning later to the Bay of Arendelle. Guests can chat with the royal sisters in the new Royal Sommerhus greeting location and visit Anna and Elsa's Summer home inspired by a Norwegian countryside cabin!
Turtle Talk with Crush
Guests visiting Epcot® at Walt Disney World® Resort will be able to spot Dory and friends from the new "Finding Dory" during the park's "Turle Talk with Crush" attraction! New pals include Destiry the whale shark, Bailey the beluga whale, and hank the seven-legged octopus! Don't forget to catch the new Finding Dory once it swims into theaters June 17th, 2016!
Star Wars Half Marathon
Darth Vader reigns over the first-ever 13.1 mile Star Wars Half Marathon on Sunday, April 17th, 2016. The race begins at at Epcot® Resort and finishes at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Book now through March, 31st and enjoy rates from $95 for a Queen Double and $105 for a room with a Disney World View. Trader's Restaurant is also providing a special Pasta Dinner from 5pm-8pm the evening before the race.
As the holiday season quickly approaches, get in the spirit at Epcot® Candlelight Processional! Be moved by the reading of the iconic Christmas story as it is told by a celebrity guest alongside a 50-piece orchestra and mass choir. The Candlelight Processional is held nightly during the holiday season and all are welcome!
Event Dates: November - December
Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival
Foodies unite at Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival where you can sample foods from a varying collection of international flavors. Attend demonstrations put on by celebrity chefs highlighting ways to bring high-end dining to your own kitchen table!
Event dates: September - November
Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon
Disney's Wine and Dine Half Marathon is 13.1 miles full of Disney magic! Explore Disney's parks at night as you race through the streets of ESPN Wide World of Sports®, around Animal Kingdom®, under the Dancing Lights at Hollywood Studios®, and cross the finish line at Epcot®. Join the celebration at the Finish Line Party at Epcot® Food & Wine Festival!
Marathon Weekend: November
Family-Friendly Hotel Near Epcot®
Whether you are visiting to explore the vision Walt Disney had for a better tomorrow, any one of the wondrous countries of Epcot®, or are in town for an Epcot® special event, BEST WESTERN Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel is the perfect place to stay! Our Disney Springs hotel provides guests with a complimentary shuttle to and from the park making traveling to any of Epcot® exciting events easy! After a fun-filled day exploring Epcot®, crawl into one of our plush beds and wake up rejuvenated for the Disney day ahead! Our great location, comfortable accommodations, and unparalleled customer service make Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel an ideal place to stay on your next Disney vacation!