Northwest Flower & Garden Show

First Time Attending


Welcome! If you have never been to the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, we are excited you will be attending for the first time. Here is a quick list of things to know and remember that will help you enjoy your first-time show experience.


Show Info


February 17 – 21, 2016
Washington State Convention Center

Seattle, WA


Wednesday – Saturday: 9am – 8pm
Sunday: 9am – 6pm




Avoid the long lines at the show and purchase your tickets in advance from the comfort of your own computer! Also, purchasing your tickets before the first day of the show will save you time and $$$. Please note that these are print at home ticketsYour tickets (not your confirmation email) must be brought to the show to be granted entry. This ticket will have a special black square bar code.

Tickets will be available for purchase online, by phone and at a local ticket outlet in the fall of 2015.

***Multi-Day Passes (2-Day and 5-Day Passes ONLY) purchased online MUST be exchanged at Will Call for a hard stock ticket prior to entry into the show. Just bring your electronic ticket to Will Call where it will be scanned for validity and a hard stock ticket will be given to you.***

Tickets purchased online need to be printed and brought to the show to be granted entry. Show Management will not be able to look up your order on site if you forget to bring your ticket(s). There is a $1 service fee per ticket if purchased online.

Local Retailers

Tickets can also be purchased in advance at local retailers (starting in December of 2015).

At The Door

Tickets to the show can be purchased at the Convention Center any day of the event. Adult single day tickets purchased at the Convention Center on WednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday or Sunday of the show are $22 for an Adult. 

By Phone

Tickets to the show can be purchased by phone up to the day before the event. Tickets purchased by phone a week or more prior to the show will be mailed. Tickets purchased less than a week before the show will be held at Will Call. All phone orders have a flat $2 shipping/handling fee. This isn’t a per ticket fee, but per order fee. Check back soon for our toll-free ticket order hotline numberPhone orders will not be accepted after 5pm on Tuesday, February 16th at 5pm. 


Getting Here

Google Maps
Click here to see a map of downtown Seattle and the Washington State Convention Center.

The physical address of the Convention Center is:
800 Convention Pl.
Seattle, WA 98101

Click here more info about directions, parking and transportation options to and from the show.



Can I go in and out of the show during the day?
Yes, if you get your hand stamped before you leave. Hand stampers are located at all three exits.

What is the best way to get to the Garden Show?
For directions, parking information, and other transportation options, visit our Getting There page.

Is photography allowed (still and video)?
In the garden and other main flower show exhibit areas, both still and video photography are not only allowed, it is encouraged. However, no photography is allowed during the seminars.

Are strollers allowed at the show?
Strollers are allowed, but you may prefer a child backpack to allow you to navigate the show more easily during peak hours.

What dining options are there at the Garden Show?
The Convention Center operates four food service sites within the Show. Visit our Food & Beverage page for more detailed information.

Is there a place to leave plants and other purchases during the day? How can I get large items to my car?
Yes! There are free package check stations in several convenient locations at the Show. The Show Services page can provide you with more details.

How do I get to the new Seminar rooms?
The seminar rooms are located in the Conference Center, easily accessed by elevator or escalator at the east end of the North Hall. Follow the signs after you go across the sky bridge.

What is the parking fee?
Parking is available at the Convention Center. No in-out privileges. There are many other parking lots within convenient walking distance of the Convention Center. Please click here for information on the fees for the different lots around the Convention Center.