Epcot Egg Hunt 2022 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.

Snow White and Seven Dwarfs topiary at Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

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Does Disney World do anything for Easter?

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

#Disney Easter Egg Hunt-Germany Pavilion with Goofy on the Epcot Egg-stravaganza
Disney Easter Egg Hunt-Germany Pavilion

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

When is the Egg-stravaganza scavenger hunt?

Starting on March 31, 2022 until supplies last,  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. Epcot Egg-stravaganza
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 with Pluto Epcot Egg-stravaganza
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.

Epcot Egg Hunt 2022 Map and Cost

Editor’s Note: The 2022 Epcot Egg Hunt is officially over. I spoke with a Disney Cast Member on April 24, 2022 who confirmed this news with me.

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
Egg Stravaganza Egg Hunt at Epcot for Disney Easter Chip n Dale Prize 1
2014 Completed Map with Prize

How Much Does the Epcot Egg Hunt Cost?

The maps and stickers for the Epcot Egg-stravaganza can be purchased for $9.99 plus tax (final price pending with price subject to change) , plus tax at the following Epcot locations:

Egg Stravaganza Egg Hunt at Epcot for Disney Easter Chip n Dale Prize 2
2014 Completed Map with Prize

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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 Epcot Egg-stravaganza
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. Epcot Egg-stravaganza
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 (When They Return)

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

Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Easter Egg Hunt in Morocco

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.

Egg Hunt Epcot Flower and Garden Festival with Figment in Japan Garden 1

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 Egg Hunt 2022 map

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.

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7. Book Your Disney Reservations ASAP

Restaurant reservations and Lightning Lane Passes to the hottest experiences such as Rose and Crown and  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 Lightning Lane Passes for Epcot be sure to choose at least one of the following attractions due to popularity: Frozen Ever After, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, Soarin Around the World, or Test Track.

In addition to booking your Lightning Lane Passes, you’ll want to make other reservations prior to your visit.

Test Track Epcot Lightning Lane and Single Rider Entrance

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Final Thoughts on the Egg Hunt at Epcot

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

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

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

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(Original Article Date: March 2014/Updated March 10, 2022)

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