Epcot Egg Hunt 2020 Returns to Disney this Spring

Springtime is here, so you know it’s time to get back on the Epcot egg hunt at the Walt Disney World Parks!

Officially dubbed as the Egg-stravaganza scavenger hunt.

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#Disney Easter Egg Hunt-Germany Pavilion
Disney Easter Egg Hunt-Germany Pavilion

Walt Disney World changes up the activities each year around the resort in honor of this springtime holiday.

One of the most popular events is the Egg Hunt that takes place around Epcot World Showcase.

When is the Egg-stravaganza scavenger hunt?

From March 27 through April 12 of 2020,  you will be able to search for all the special hidden “eggs” themed to Disney characters throughout Epcot.

Donald Duck Easter Egg Hunt at Disney with his Egg in Mexico Pavilion.
Disney Easter Egg Hunt-Mexico Pavilion

This event is an annual experience that takes place during springtime and is a wonderful activity for groups of friends and family to do together.

Disney Easter Egg Hunt-Canada Pavilion
Epcot Egg Hunt-Canada Pavilion

You will also be able to record your discoveries by placing the corresponding sticker on the themed Egg-stravaganza map.

easter egg hunt at disney
Previous Year Map. Photo Disney Co.

How Does the Epcot Egg Hunt Work?

  1. You have to first stop by one of the participating Epcot Egg-stravaganza locations inside the park
  2. Pick up map with stickers to place Disney character eggs once you find the egg
  3. Go through and find each Disney character-themed egg
  4. Return to one of the participating Egg-stravaganza locations and receive your very own mini Disney character-themed egg to take home

How Much Does the Epcot Egg Hunt Cost?

The maps and stickers for the Epcot Egg-stravaganza can be purchased for $6.99 (price subject to change) , plus tax at the following Epcot locations:

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7 Easy Tips for the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

I’ve done the Epcot Egg-stravaganza activity before, and it’s a pretty cool way to discover Epcot. It’s so much fun being able to explore World Showcase at the park in a very unique way.

Taste Track at Test Track Epcot
Figment on top of the Taste Track Kiosk at Epcot

I thought it would be great to give you some basics tips on how to maximize your time at the festival.

1 – Go During the Weekdays

Anyone visiting Walt Disney World on a regular day knows that going at the right time is extremely important. This concept is even more important during special events and holidays.

Daisy Duck Easter Egg at Epcot.Disney Easter Egg Hunt-Japan Pavilion
Disney Easter Egg Hunt-Japan Pavilion

That’s why I recommend attending the Flower & Garden Festival during the weekday (Monday through Thursday) in order to optimize your international globe hopping experience at Epcot.

2 – Get there Early

We’ve all heard the saying…

“the early bird catches the wormyou snooze, you lose”

…so on and so on.

It’s the classic tip for any theme park visitor, especially any Disney guest.

Minnie Moure in Disney Easter Egg Hunt-France Pavilion
Disney Easter Egg Hunt-France Pavilion

Coming early to the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival will give you a chance to pace yourself by allowing you to enjoy the festival attractions in both Future World and World Showcase.

3 – Attend the Tours

There’s no better way to enjoy the event than attending the amazing educational garden tours, which are mostly free or budget friendly.

4 – Grab a Garden Passport

The passport is a pamphlet that allows you to personalize it with your name, country, date issued, and date of completion.

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Map and Passport inside stickers and merchandise.

It also includes the locations of the topiaries, the outdoor kitchen offerings, merchandise options, and concert information. 

Stickers are also included for you to mark off which kitchen you’ve visited.

5 – Buy a Disney Wristlet Gift Card

For the typical pro foodie, savoring the many samples is a must.

Buying the wristlet gift card will also prevent any unexpected credit card swiping if you’re a bit tipsy from the adult libations.

6 – Split the Cost

Going with a friend or two or three always turns an already great journey into one of epicness!

Just ask my friends.

Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival Tips

It also means that if you’re on a budget and down for sharing, then you can really try most of the dishes without leaving the park financially wounded.

7 – Book Your Top Epcot FastPasses and Reservations ASAP

FastPasses to the hottest attractions to any of the newest rides such as the Frozen Ever After at Epcot need to be booked like yesterday!

Trust me, you will thank me later for this.

Frozen Ever After Ana and Elsa Topiary at Epcot Flower and Garden Festival
Ana and Elsa Topiary

Hipster Power Tip: When choosing FastPasses for Epcot be sure to choose at least one of the following attractions due to popularity: Frozen Ever After, Soarin Around the World, or Test Track.

In addition to booking your FastPasses, you’ll want to make other reservations early too.

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Final Thoughts

The Epcot Egg-stravaganza takes place during the Flower and Garden Festival.

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival  has definitely blossomed into its own major festival at Walt Disney World. It’s one of the Epcot festivals that you don’t want to miss out on this year.

Easter Egg Hunt at Walt Disney World.
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Have you ever did the Epcot egg hunt before? If so, let me know what your favorite tip is in the comments section below.

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Until next time, Happy Park Hopping Hipsters!

NikkyJ

UP NEXT:  What You Need to Know About Epcot’s Yearly Festivals

(Original Article Date: March 2014/Updated February 28, 2020)

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