2011 Theme Park Insider Tournament preview: Epcot's Flower & Garden Festival vs. Food & Wine Festival
Written by Robert Niles
Our second match-up in the 2011 Theme Park Insider Tournament: America's Best Theme Park Event pits Epcot's top two annual events against each other: The International Flower & Garden Festival versus the International Food & Wine Festival.Tweet
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For a first-person look at the Food & Festival, check out this report from the 2009 festival from reader Anthony Murphy.
Both events began as ways to draw Florida locals into the park during slower periods between the peak holiday and summer seasons. But both have grown in popularity over the years and now draw fans from around the country who make special trips just for these events.
While both events technically are included with park admission, fully enjoying them requires extra expense, especially the Food & Wine Festival, with its dozens of food booths and special tasting events throughout the park.
What's your experience with either (or both) of these events? We'd love to hear your reports in the comments. Voting starts on Monday at noon Eastern, 9am Pacific, on the Theme Park Insider home page and will be open for 24 hours. Get your campaign on in the comments.
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