Kermit, Miss Piggy to get topiary treatment at 2014 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog will get the topiary treatment for the first time in the 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, Disney World has announced.

The food and beverage marketplaces that debuted at this year's festival will return with new menu itmes such as "Piggylicious Bacon Cupcakes" and a barbecued chicken leg.

Other returnees to the festival, which runs March 5 to May 18, will be the Disney-Pixar "Cars" garden and playground, Tinker Bell's Butterfly House and the illuminated gardens. The garden bed at the front of the theme park will include topiaries of Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, butterflies and bees plus a real waterfall and pond with water lilies.

New acts for the Flower Power Concert Series are Gary Lewis and the Playboys and the Alan Parsons Live Project. Other performers will include Chubby checker and the Wildcats, Village People and Paul Revere & the Raiders.

Flower & Garden Festival activities are included in regular Epcot admission, which is currently $90 ($84 for ages 3-9). For more information, go to

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