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2019 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival ‘Garden Rocks’ Concerts Announced

The 2019 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival will return to Walt Disney World Resort for 90 days, March 6 – June 3, 2019, and feature fan favorites like exhibits, events, tastings and the popular Garden Rocks music series.  Today Disney announced some of the artists from the ‘60s, ‘70s ‘80s, ‘90s and 2000s who will be taking the stage this year in a variety of genres including rock, pop, country, R&B and dance.

Also, new in 2019, the festival’s Garden Rocks Concert Series will expand to seven days a week, with a total of 270 concerts spanning the course of the 90-day event. Over the coming weeks, Disney will announce more artists who will join the line-up below.

2019 Garden Rocks Line-up:

  • March 9-10: Glass Tiger “Don’t Forget Me (When I’m Gone)”
  • March 17-20: Simple Plan “Welcome to My Life”
  • March 28-29: Berlin featuring Terri Nunn “Take My Breath Away”
  • March 30-31: The Smithereens (NEW to Garden Rocks) “Top of the Pops”
  • April 3-4: Christopher Cross (NEW to Garden Rocks) “Sailing”
  • April 5-7: The Spinners “Working My Way Back to You”
  • April 12-13: Sister Sledge (NEW to Garden Rocks) “We Are Family”
  • April 17-19: Sister Hazel (NEW to Garden Rocks) “All For You”
  • April 20-21: Steven Curtis Chapman (NEW) “Cinderella”
  • April 22-23: TobyMac (NEW) “The Elements”
  • April 24-26: Lonestar “Amazed”
  • April 27-30: The Orchestra starring former members of ELO “Evil Woman”
  • May 1-4: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone “I’m Henry VIII I Am”
  • May 5-7: Don Felder, Formerly of the Eagles “Hotel California”
  • May 20-21: Colin Hay of Men at Work (NEW) “Who Can It Be Now?”

Garden Rocks concert performances take place at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m., and 8:00 p.m. each night of the festival and are included in regular park admission. Guests can enjoy guaranteed concert seating by reserving a Garden Rocks Dining Package and enjoying breakfast, lunch or dinner at select Epcot restaurants. Reservations for concert dining packages open Dec. 13. For more info or to make a reservation, call 407-WDW-DINE (407-939-3463) or visit FreshEpcot.com.


VIDEO: #DisneyParksLIVE: Candlelight Processional With Neil Patrick Harris

REMINDER: #DisneyParksLIVE to Stream ‘Candlelight Processional’ Tonight

DisneyParksLIVE will live stream the Candlelight Processional with host actor Neil Patrick Harris from Epcot on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

In case you aren’t familiar, Candlelight Processional takes place at Epcot November 22 – December 30 and presents the traditional story of Christmas with a celebrity narrator accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a mass choir.

You can catch all the action starting at 8:05 pm ET with a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to bring this beautiful show to life. The processional will start at 8:15 pm To watch the live stream, go to Disney Parks Blog.  The live stream will be at the top of the site.

You can also watch the Disney Parks Blog Facebook page or @DisneyParks on Twitter.

As always, you can follow along on Twitter, by using the hashtag #DisneyParksLIVE.

Update: Friendship Boat Service Will be Available Until 9:30pm Daily

Earlier this week, Disney announced the Friendship Boat Service  to Epcot’s International Gateway would be temporarily unavailable from November 28 through early December 2018.  Today Disney issued an update regarding the closure:

 

The suspended service is due to construction taking place near International Gateway as work continues on the Disney Skyliner gondola system.

Friendship Boat Service to Epcot Suspended November to December 2018

Friendship Boat Service  to Epcot’s International Gateway will be temporarily unavailable from November 28 through early December 2018. During this time, resort guests will be able to use bus service to the front entrance of the park or use the walkway to International Gateway to access Epcot.

The suspended service is due to construction taking place near International Gateway as work continues on the Disney Skyliner gondola system.

During the work, Friendship Boats will still be available from the Epcot area hotels to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.