FAQS

Where do I purchase tickets?
Tickets can be purchased on this website closer to the show date to save money and avoid the line at the box office (click on the Buy Tickets link at the top of the home page). Tickets can also be purchased at the box office during the show.


Where is the Show located?

The Northwest Flower & Garden Show presents at The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC), 705 Pike Street, Seattle, Washington, 98101. The WSCC is located at the intersection of 7th & Pike St in downtown Seattle.
 
What is the best way to get to the Garden Show?
For directions, parking details, and other transportation options, visit our Information page.

Is parking available?
There are many parking choices around the event. The Convention Center garage and Freeway Park Garage are conveniently located near the convention center. 

Are there hotels near the Garden Show and do they offer special show rates?
The Northwest Garden & Flower Show has arranged special rates – ranging from $89 to $140 a night – with many of Seattle’s finest hotels. And many of these rates include discounts on meals. Most hotels are an easy walk to the Convention Center where the Garden Show is held. For more details, visit our Information 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.

What is the most comfortable time to attend the Garden Show?
The most comfortable times to see the show are weekdays and from mid-afternoon on every day.

Is the Convention Center accessible to disabled persons? Are there wheelchairs available? Where is parking for disabled persons?
Yes, the Convention Center is accessible to disabled persons. And there is disabled parking available in the Convention Center garage under the Convention Center. The Convention Center does not have wheelchairs available, so if you need one you should bring your own. Keep in mind that it can be difficult to navigate through the show during peak hours, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., and on the weekend days.

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

Is food available at the venue?
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 is a FREE package check station located in the center of the show, across from the Skybridge Lobby. The Show Services page can provide you with more details

Are advance reservations or tickets available for the garden show seminars?
Seminar seating is strictly on a first-come, first-served basis. Our three seminar rooms in the Conference Center seat more people than ever before with state-of-the-art AV technology. Be sure to check the complete Seminar Schedule on our website and plan ahead, and arrive 30 minutes before a seminar starts to be assured of a good seat. Handicapped seating is reserved on the front row, but please arrive early and speak to a staff member.

How do I find a particular exhibitor at the show?
Click on the "EXHIBITOR LIST" tab on the top of the home page for a full listing.  There is also a list of exhibitors in the show guides available at the entrance to the show.

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