Show Highlights & Experiences


Your Flower Show visit continues beyond flowers – add to your experience with one of our exciting tours or special activities!   

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Artisan Row

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Saturday, March 4 - Sunday, March 12

Bring home a beautiful floral or garden-inspired craft that you make by hand at the Flower Show! Upscale artisans will work side-by-side with Show guests to create an item unique to you. Choose from 7 different individually priced craft items including flower crowns, candles, a floral handbag, and more! Good for older children through Adult. Activities take place during regular Show hours. Separate fee required – can be purchased online or onsite. 

Bloom Bar
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Bloom Bar

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Saturday, March 4 - Sunday, March 12

Purchase a pre-made fresh floral crown at the Flower Show to truly get into the spirit of The Garden Electric! Expert floral designers will create crowns on-site at the Bloom Bar. Pick from an array of fresh floral crowns -- grab, go, and wear! 

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Butterflies Live!

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Saturday, March 4 - Sunday, March 12

Experience both native and exotic butterflies with spectacular color like never before! Spend time with these beautiful pollinators, surrounded by flowering plants in a serene setting that allows hundreds of butterflies to spread their wings! In collaboration with SkyRiver Butterflies, we will feature exotic butterflies that match the color palette of The Garden Electric, as well as species our guests have never seen! All ages are welcome. Activity takes place during regular Show hours. Separate fee required – can be purchased online or onsite.  *Kids ages 2+ will need a ticket to access the Butterflies Live! experience.

Design and Dine
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Design and Dine

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Sponsored by Smithers-Oasis

Situated in a private room along the Concourse, guests are invited to participate in a lively floral arranging class accompanied by delightful refreshments. This experience includes all materials to create a floral masterpiece, dedicated time with an expert florist, along with an elevated snack and beverage. There will be 2 sessions per day. Separate fee required – can be purchased online or onsite. 

For every two Design & Dine tickets purchased, a meal will be donated to the Philadelphia community by our catering partner, HUNGRY. 

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Early Morning Photography Tours

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Saturday, March 4 - Sunday, March 12

Picture perfect moments guaranteed! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the Show floor led by a professional photographer. Learn tips and techniques along with a private tour of the best areas of the Show to photograph. All Early Morning Tour ticket holders are then allowed to stay as long as they like following their tour.  Good for older children through Adult. Dated/timed tickets only. Separate fee required – can be purchased online. Onsite tickets extremely limited.   

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Early Morning Tours

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Saturday, March 4 - Sunday, March 12

Early Morning Tours are the best way to see the Flower Show – sharing two hours on the Show floor with an experienced tour guide ahead of general public hours! You’ll learn about our exciting exhibitors, tour the Hamilton Horticourt and competitive classes, get up close to spectacular floral designs, and more! You may continue to enjoy the full Flower Show after your tour. Good for older children through Adult. Dated/timed tickets only. Separate fee required – can be purchased online. Onsite tickets extremely limited. 

New for 2023: Guests will receive a complimentary gift, and weekend tours are now available for the first time at the indoor Show. 

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Flowers After Hours

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Saturday, March 11

.Join us for a night of mystery and intrigue within The Garden Electric! At our annual Flower Show after-hours dance party, we will turn down the lights and turn up the vibes with this year’s theme, Garden Noir. Dress in your all-black best paired with a masquerade-style mask, and dance the night away among the gardens. The evening will feature live music, cabaret entertainment, food and beverage tastings, and giveaways from a wide range of party partners. Guests can explore all the Flower Show floral, garden, and landscape designs after the Show closes for public entry. This event is for guests 21 years of age and older. Activity takes place after normal Show hours. Separate fee required – can be purchased online or onsite. 

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Potting Parties

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Presented by Subaru

Learn the tricks of the trade at these energetic container gardening workshops hosted by designer Tu Bloom (designer for the GRAMMYs®) and sponsored by Subaru of America. Take home your very own creation for lasting floral beauty.