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Check out Goofy topiary photo op at Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

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If you've ever been to the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival, you know that you should always bring your camera. Between the colorful gardens and impressive topiaries, there are plenty of don't-miss photo opportunities.

This year, you're in for an even bigger treat than usual. Normally, you have to take a photo of the topiaries from a bit of distance, but now there's a special Goofy photo opportunity that literally lets you get into the scene and show off your goal tending skills.

Click the video accompanying this article as Horticulture Manager Eric Darden talks about the Soccer Goofy topiary. You'll be able to join Goofy and Donald right in the scene, acting as the goalie as Goofy tries to score with a giant topiary soccer ball.

This is the first time that guests can actually be part of one of the displays at Epcot, and there are other firsts this year, like a new level of detail in many of the characters. There's also a new Gardener's Palette color garden that you can learn more about by jumping to this article and viewing the video.

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