Getting to the show


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The Northwest Flower & Garden Show presents at The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) located at the intersection of 7th & Pike St in downtown Seattle. Scroll down for a convenient parking map and other helpful links.


The physical address of the Convention Center is: 705 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101. Scroll down to view the location with Google Maps.

Link Light Rail & Bus

The Northwest Flower & Garden Show would like to encourage everyone to take public transportation to and from the show. It is safe, fast and very convenient. In July of 2009, King County opened up the first of many light rail lines. The Central Link travels from Sea-Tac airport to downtown Seattle. The terminus of the light rail is Westlake Station. This station is just blocks from the entrance to the show. Click here for times, maps and more info on the Seattle Link Light Rail. Are you coming from N. Seattle? If so, King County Metro Route 41 has a direct route from the Northgate Park n’ Ride to Convention Place. Click here for a detailed time table, map, and more. Just one block south of the main entrance to the show, King County Metro has a bus stop which services buses from all over the region. Bus routes 10, 11, 14, 41, 43, 49, 84, 306, 308, 312, and 522all have a stop at 6th and Pike. Please visit for more information and to create a custom trip or click on one of the many bus icons located within the map above.

Map & Directions

The following directions will guide you to the main parking entrance into the Convention Center off of 8th Avenue. Please note, there are many other lots within close proximity. A full list of other area lots is listed below.

From I-5 Southbound

Take the Stewart Street Exit (Exit 166) Left on Boren Avenue Right on Seneca Street Right on 8th Avenue Parking entrance will be on the right

From I-5 Northbound and I-90 Westbound

I-5 Northbound Madison Street Exit (#164A) Right on Madison Street Left on 8th Avenue Parking entrance will be on the left

From Capital Hill

Head Southwest on Madison (towards downtown Seattle) Right on 8th Avenue Parking entrance will be on the right

From Downtown/SODO

Head North/Northwest on 4th Avenue Take a right on Pike Street Right on 8th Avenue Parking entrance will be on the left

From Seattle Center/Space Needle

Head Southeast on either 5th or 2nd Avenues Take a left on Pike Street Right on 8th Avenue Parking entrance will be on the left

From the Seattle Ferry Terminal

Take a right onto Alaska Way (rights only from the ferry terminal) Take a left onto King Street Take another left onto 1st Avenue Take the first left onto James Street Turn left onto 4th Street Take a right on Pike Street Right on 8th Avenue Parking entrance will be on the left


Reserve your parking in advance and get there on time, stress free! We’re teaming up with SpotHero to help our attendees reserve a parking spot prior to arrival at the show! To book convenient and affordable parking for the show, we recommend using SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app. To reserve your parking spot today, visit the SpotHero Washington State Convention Center parking page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up. New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app and enter promo code NWFLOWER for an extra $5 off your first park!

There are many parking choices around the event. The Convention Center garage and Freeway Park Garage are conveniently located near the convention center. Please see the map below for details. Convention Center garage hours: 5:30am – Midnight and the Freeway Park garage hours are 5:30am –Midnight. Height restrictions are 6’5″ for WSCC and 6’9″ for Freeway Park Garage.  If your vehicle won’t fit in the parking garage, there is an open air lot adjacent to Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle 98101 This lot is on the corner of 8th Ave & Seneca St, two blocks from WSCC main garage entrance.

The City of Seattle has a handful of parking lots with real time stats on available spots. Click here to view this mobile friendly page. Look for the sign below for participating garages with real time information. **Please note that only garages participating in the Real-Time Downtown Parking will show this sign. Dozens of private lots do not have this sign.

Tour & Charter Bus Load Zone

IMPORTANT! NEW DROP OFF/PICK UP LOCATION…Please click here for a tour/charter bus load zone map. It is no longer on 7th.  It is now on Convention Place, in the tunnel under the Convention Center between Pike and Union.