The 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show
The world’s largest indoor flower show
February 28-March 8, 2015
Celebrate the Movies
The annual PHS Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center is the world’s oldest and largest indoor flower show.
Attracting more than 260,000 visitors each year, the Flower Show features incredible large-scale floral displays, elaborate gardens and over-the-top floral creations. Now in its 187th year, this year’s Flower Show is going to Celebrate the Movies with themed displays, special events and more in celebration of the silver screen.
In addition to amazing floral designs, the Flower Show hosts a variety of special events including live entertainment, demonstrations, gardening workshops, parties and more.
Proceeds from the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show benefit the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, including the City Harvest program which feeds more than 1,200 families per week during the growing season.
Reasons to Visit the Flower Show
In 2014, the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show was awarded with the Grand Pinnacle Gold award from the International Festivals & Events Association’s annual competition, which includes the world’s top festivals and events.
The Flower Show is looking to top itself in 2015, so we’ve put together a few of our top reasons why you can’t miss this year’s event.
Beat the crowd with early morning VIP access to the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show starting at 8 a.m. from March 2-6. For details, click the button below.
Flower Show Highlights
Sunday, March 1
Celebrate with an evening of cocktails and live entertainment during the fifth annual LGBT Party presented by G Philly. Tickets cost $50 per person and include admission to the Flower Show.
Wednesday, March 4
Brides-to-be can get wedding advice from more than 50 local experts and sample champagne during Wedding Wednesday at the Flower Show. All guests receive a complimentary gift bag. Tickets cost $50 per person and include admission to the Flower Show.
Girls Night Out
Thursday, March 5
Philadelphia Style presents the ultimate ladies’ night with a VIP party featuring exclusive shopping, food, wine and special demonstrations. Tickets cost $50 per person and include admission to the Flower Show, a premium gift and a complimentary cocktail.
Hours and Tickets
The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will be open:
Saturday, February 28: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, March 1: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
March 2-6: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday, March 7: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday, March 8: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tickets are available online in advance for $27 ($32 at the door) for adults, $20 ($22 at the door) for students with valid ID and $15 ($17 at the door) for children ages 2-16. A service fee of $1 per ticket is applied at checkout.
Purchase tickets online and view special offers using the button below.
Flower Show Hotel Packages
Watch the savings grow when you book your stay at participating hotels during the Philadelphia Flower Show. Select Center City hotels are offering special rates and FREE tickets to the world’s largest indoor flower show when you stay overnight during the Philadelphia Flower Show. Additional offers vary by hotel and some exclusions apply.
Click the button below, then click on “Hotel Packages” to browse participating hotels and book your stay.
Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package
Extend your Flower Show experience with a stay at one of Philadelphia’s fantastic hotels. The Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package™ includes two nights accommodations AND free hotel parking, perfect for a quick getaway. Click the button below to browse rates and availability.
Take Amtrak to the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show and you can save 30% on a companion fare. Click here for details.
For 186 years, the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show has enthralled visitors from around the globe with stunning displays celebrating the beauty of plants and the art of gardening.
The Philadelphia Flower Show is deeply rooted in the history of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), which was founded in 1827. Charter members brought interesting plants to display at meetings and, eventually, to share with the public. In the 1960s, PHS took over management of the Philadelphia Flower Show, also encouraging participation by amateurs — individuals and garden clubs.
With the help of hundreds of volunteers the show raises significant funds to support PHS’s community greening programs and other civic initiatives in Philadelphia.
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