The 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, March 3 - 11. 
The 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show celebrates the beauty and life-sustaining interplay of horticulture and water with the theme "Wonders of Water".

The Show will explore innovative ways green infrastructure is used to protect and conserve water sources. One exhibit will illuminates how plant systems cleanse and sustain the Delaware River Watershed. During the Show, leading environmental and industry experts will convene in a "Water Summit" to discuss freshwater issues and real-world solutions. 
Started in 1829 by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the Philadelphia Flower Show is a must-see event that attracts 250,000 visitors annually. 
Discounted tickets are now available for purchase at the Independence Visitor Center and City Hall Visitor Center.

 

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WHEN: The Philadelphia Flower Show takes place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from March 3 - 11:

  • Saturday, March 3: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 4: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 5 - Friday, March 9: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 10: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 11: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (last entry at 5:00 p.m.)

WHERE: The main Flower Show entrance and Show Box Office is located at 12th and Arch Streets. Entry is also available on Market Street between 11th and 12th Streets (via Jefferson Station). 

HOW: Tickets are available for sale at a discount from the price at the door, at both the Independence Visitor Center and City Hall Visitor Center for $33 (Adults) or $17 (Ages 2 - 16).

Accessibility: The Flower Show is wheelchair accessible through automatic doors at entry, and the Convention Center is equipped with elevators. The Convention Center does not offer reserved public parking, but an accessible drop-off location is on the northwest corner of 11th and Arch Streets. Guests are welcome to bring their own wheelchair or motorized scooters, or they are available to rent at the Show (the rental office is located in the concourse outside of Hall A). 
 


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Exhibits & Experiences
>>MARVEL at nature

Nationally acclaimed floral designers will create a range of enviornments to showcase the astounding plants that thrive in each. Guests will enter under a canopy of exotic flowers by a multi-level bamboo waterfall, and follow a rain curtain over a suspended rope bridge through a brilliant green rainforest.

On the other side of the bridge, tropical jungles, temperate forests, native woodlands and arid landscapes await, showcasing the astounding plants of each environment, from exquisite orchids and flowering vines to luminescent desert blooms. 

Other special experiences at the Show can be purchased for additional fees, including: Butterflies Live!, an interactive exhibit featuring more than 1000 butterflies; a Make & Take session; Garden Tea; and more.  


 

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Show Info

>>START planning

WHEN: The Philadelphia Flower Show takes place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from March 3 - 11:

  • Saturday, March 3: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 4: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 5 - Friday, March 9: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 10: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 11: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (last entry at 5:00 p.m.)

WHERE: The main Flower Show entrance and Show Box Office is located at 12th and Arch Streets. Entry is also available on Market Street between 11th and 12th Streets (via Jefferson Station). 

HOW: Tickets are available for sale at a discount from the price at the door, at both the Independence Visitor Center and City Hall Visitor Center for $33 (Adults) or $17 (Ages 2 - 16).

Accessibility: The Flower Show is wheelchair accessible through automatic doors at entry, and the Convention Center is equipped with elevators. The Convention Center does not offer reserved public parking, but an accessible drop-off location is on the northwest corner of 11th and Arch Streets. Guests are welcome to bring their own wheelchair or motorized scooters, or they are available to rent at the Show (the rental office is located in the concourse outside of Hall A).