EPCOT International Flower & Garden Flower Beds Removed During Extended Park Closure

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Epcot aerial image

Credit: Twitter user @Bioreconstruct

As Walt Disney World theme parks continue in their extended closures, new aerial images of EPCOT reveal the Flower and Garden Festival flower beds have been removed, even though they were originally set to be present at the park through June 1.

The new images come from Twitter user @Bioreconstruct, who uses arrows in the following images to point out areas where the beds had existed prior to the theme park’s closure in mid-March. This is in addition to missing floating gardens as well, all reported to be removed as of May 4.

From this recent change, it seems the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival might be coming to an end earlier this year on account of the park’s temporary closures.

As we recently reported, Walt Disney World has not only been canceling more vacations taking place in late May, but they’re also not accepting any new reservations beginning prior to June 1. From this development, it’s not crazy to assume the parks may not open prior this date. If so, the necessity of these flower beds, which were originally to be removed come June 1, makes sense.

In the images above, @Bioreconstruct shows a before and after of a section of the park’s missing flower beds by Future World from March 7 to May 4. In the image, it can be seen that all that remains from the removal is the Mickey Mouse shaped flower beds in orange flowers.

These beloved flower beds may be gone from the Disney Park. However, @Bioreconstruct also points out in his series of aerial image tweets that the Butterfly House, a fun happening that takes place during the annual event, still stands in its new location to this year’s event at the park.

All images featured in this article from Twitter user @Bioreconstruct, including the header image. 

What are your thoughts on the early removal of the flower beds from the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival? Let us know in the comments! 

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