2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

The 2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center Saturday, March 3 through Sunday, March 11, 2018 with a combination of designs, live entertainment, workshops, and other events. Explore acres of amazing floral and landscape displays, plus extra activities for everyone like the Garden Tea and Butterflies Live!

The 2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, "Wonders of Water," will celebrate the beauty and life-sustaining interplay of horticulture and water. America's leading floral and garden designers will create tropical jungles, temperate forests, native woodlands and arid landscapes, showcasing the astounding plants that thrive in each environment, from exquisite orchids and flowering vines to luminescent desert blooms. 

The Flower Show is a top destination and “must experience” horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829. 

SEPTA Regional Rail trains, bus routes, trolleys and the Market-Frankford Line can get you to within walking distance of the convention center. Below, we've included info on how to get discounted show tickets, fare options, and travel tips to help get you to and from this year's show. Additional event information can be found on the official Flower Show website.

You can win a pair of tickets to the show and a March TrailPass to get you there! Click here for more info!

Show Hours

Saturday, March 3: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 4: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Weekdays (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.


Discounted admission tickets will be sold at all major SEPTA Transit Sales Offices and SEPTA Regional Rail Ticket Offices beginning Monday, January 15.

Show Price Information

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Getting to the Show

Regional Rail: Trains stop at Jefferson Station, located next to the Convention Center at 12th & Arch Street.

Market-Frankford Line: Take Train to 11th Street Station. (Customers may also choose to ride the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station and either transfer to the Market-Frankford Line or walk to the Convention Center)

Bus: Routes 17, 23, 33, 38, 44, 45 & 48, and Routes 4, 16, 124 & 125 are within walking distance. City Hall Station on the Broad Street Line is also nearby.

During the Flower Show, Independence Passes will be valid on all SEPTA modes all day long.The One Day Independence Pass costs $13 per person. The $30 Family Independence Pass provides unlimited travel for one family of up to five people, traveling together on any one day,on all regularly scheduled SEPTA service (at least one person, but no more than two, must be 18 years of age or older). While additional fees apply on Regional Rail travel to and from Trenton and West Trenton, NJ, customers still save when purchasing Independence Passes over individual rail tickets.

SEPTA ticket offices will be opened for extended hours beginning the week of February 26.Independence Passes can be purchased in advance — they are not activated until the date they are punched by a SEPTA operator, cashier or conductor. Independence Passes are sold at all SEPTA Regional Rail Ticket Offices, SEPTA Sales Offices, the Transit Gift Store at 1234 Market Street and online at www.Shop.SEPTA.org.

Before you head out, remember to check System Status for a complete view of the SEPTA system to see if service is running according to schedule or if there is any alteration in service. Also - download the Official SEPTA App for iPhone and Android (it's free!).

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