March 20 – 24, 2019

Discover ways to enhance the beauty within your own backyard when the 2019 Chicago Flower & Garden Show transforms Navy Pier into a colorful showcase for all things floral from Wednesday, March 20 through Sunday, March 24.

Inside Festival Hall, the annual expo previews the outdoor season with incredible displays of landscape design, interactive workshops and an extensive marketplace for the newest products and services.


Featured Gardens
From elegant pergolas, stately decks and lush flower beds to tiny herb gardens and dainty birdhouses, you'll be wowed by the creativity on display. Created and designed by acclaimed landscapers and horticultural professionals, more than 20 featured gardens show off the fine art of designing green spaces. Take away ideas that are practical and affordable for your suburban yard or urban retreat, or just be inspired by the fantastical concepts. For the first time ever, Chicago Flower and Garden Show is partnering with GrowIt to provide you with free information on every plant.

The Marketplace
Stock up on all the latest goods and tools for your garden at The Marketplace. More than 100 vendors, including nurseries and landscape architects, will have their products and services on hand for you to peruse. Shop flower pots, perennials, retractable awnings or vertical gardens. And make connections and get quotes for custom planters, water features, paved decks or lawn care.

How-to Garden Workshops
Class is in session! Get hands-on with "How To" garden workshops included with your show admission. The studios right on the floor show are completely interactive, teaching you step-by-step demo topics such as:

Educational Seminars
Also scheduled each day are free educational seminars, with a bevy of top horticulture experts and professionals sharing insights into topics including:


Get a sneak peek at this year's displays in style during the Evening in Bloom preview benefit on March 19, 2019. Enjoy cocktails, a culinary presentation, a fashion show and more. Proceeds from this VIP event will benefit local charities. Tickets are on sale now.


Chicago Flower & Garden Show tickets are available online. Adult tickets are $20 for an all-day pass, $10 for an evening-only pass. Children age 4 to 12 are $5.

The hours for this year's event are:

  • Wednesday to Saturday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Get maps, parking options, special offers and more event details - including full seminar schedules, the list of local chefs cooking up at Garden Gourmet and the all-ages fun planned for the Kid's Activity Garden - visit the official website at

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