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Philadelphia Flower Show 2024 Parking Guide + More

Get ready to immerse yourself in blooms at the annual Philadelphia Flower Show, now celebrating its 195th year! The Philadelphia Horticultural Society proudly claims the title of the nation’s largest and longest-running horticultural gathering, with the show running from March 2 to March 10, 2024.

This year’s theme, “United by Flowers,” celebrates the unique and colorful community born out of our shared love and appreciation of gardening, and the connections and impact they create on our everyday lives.

Planning on attending this year? Check out our ultimate guide to getting to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, ticket prices, and more!

General Information

The annual Flower Show takes place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, located at 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is open from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. March 2-9, and 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. March 10.


Tickets are available for pre-purchase or can be purchased at the Box Office on-site. Pricing varies depending on what day and time you attend. Weekdays (Monday-Thursday) start at $20, and weekends (Friday-Sunday) start at $25. You can purchase a discounted ticket if you enter after 4 p.m. Full pricing breakdown is below.

WeekdayWeekendWeekday after 4 p.m.Weekend after 4 p.m.
Student (18-24)$30.00$35
Child (Ages 5-17)$20$25
Children Under 4FreeFree
**Each ticket will incur a $2.50 processing fee. All tickets are nonrefundable and can be exchanged for alternative dates.

Additionally, discounted rates are available for families when purchasing two adults and one to two child tickets. To purchase and get more information, check out the Ticketing page.

Getting to the Philadelphia Flower Show

The Pennsylvania Convention Center has three entrances to consider when arriving.

  • West Entrance – 12th and Arch Street
  • East Entrance – 12th and Arch Street
  • Market Street Entrance/ SEPTA Jefferson Station

SpotHero is partnered with the Pennsylvania Convention Center to connect you with convenient and affordable parking reservations around the building. You can download the app here. 

When booking a spot, simply choose the date and times you want to attend and hit search. SpotHero will show you available parking lots and garages near the convention center. 

Once you’ve picked your spot, head to checkout and you can reserve your parking spot ahead of time. Check your Parking Pass for directions, redemption information, and everything you need to know before you go!

Public Transportation

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is accessible via multiple lines of the SEPTA transit system. You can view train schedules, rates, and route maps here.

If you’re taking a commuter rail, you will arrive at the 30th Street Station. From there, you can connect to the station and take the eastbound SEPTA to Jefferson Station, only two stops away.

The 23, 45, and 48 buses stop outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Plan your Visit: Tips, Tricks, and On-site Policies

Pre-purchased tickets are delivered digitally via email. Please have them out and ready to scan on arrival. All visitors should expect to pass through a metal detector. Same-day re-entry is allowed; a hand stamp is required to re-enter the show.

Outside food and beverages are not permitted in the Philadelphia Flower Show. Food and beverages will be available for purchase on-site. A vendor list is available here.

Philadelphia Flower Show Bag Policy

Purses and personal items are allowed and must not exceed 16”x16”x8,” roughly the size of an airline carry-on bag. Coolers, large bags, and wheeled bags of any kind are not allowed. Click the link to find a full list of prohibited items and on-site policies.