Garden Getaway: Philadelphia Flower Show 2019

PHS Flower Show

Friday, March 1, 2019 through Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Visiting PHS Flower Show and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • Single Occupancy $1800 per person
  • Dual Occupancy $1350 per person

Flowers have enormous impact on our lives as gardeners. The 190th PHS Flower Show will pay tribute to that with sweeping landscapes and artful interpretations exemplifying Flower Powerthe theme of the 2019 Show.

Be a part of the worlds longest running and largest indoor flower show this March 1-5, 2019 with Gardeners Connect as we become part of the more then 250,000 visitors to the show annually.

Along with the more than 10 acres of display gardens including the entry garden, plants and garden related vendors. This year the FTD World Cup will be held live at the Flower Show. This is the first time that the international flower design competition has been held in the US since 1985.

There will be lots of opportunities to hear various speaker presentations at the show and the schedule of speakers should be available in mid-February.

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Loews Philadelphia Hotel

As always we will be staying at the luxurious Loews Philadelphia Hotel just across the street from the convention center. You can take advantage of the heated lap pool or schedule a massage to relax you from a full day of the show.

Your trip will include non-stop airfare from Kansas City to Philadelphia and back, train tickets from the airport to the convention center, 4 nights stay at the Loews Philadelphia hotel, 2 days access to the Philadelphia Flower Show including the exclusive members only preview from 8-11 on Saturday, March 2. You will also be a member of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and have access to the members lounge at the show, which is a great place to sit in a comfy chair and take a few minutes to relax before heading back to the show floor. You will also receive shopping discounts from PHS vendor partners at the show

This is a make your own schedule Garden Getaway. Since everything is within walking distance you can come and go as you please at your own pace. No need to feel hurried or get up early. You will also have extra days to spend at the show or to explore Philadelphia and all of the other attractions in the city.

We will be leaving at 6:02 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019 arriving in Philadelphia at 9:45 a.m. We should be checked into the hotel by lunch and you will have the rest of the day to explore the city.There are museums, historical locations, shopping and lots of amazing restaurants at your disposal.

You will have 2 passes to the show where you can enjoy all of the exhibits, vendors and plants, as well as a range of speakers that are scheduled during the show. You will also have access to the PHS members preview from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday morning and the PHS members lounge where you can rest a bit during the show.

We will be returning into Kansas City at approximately 11:09 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5. 2019. All Flights are nonstop via American Airlines. Please be prepared to provide your date of birth and full legal name for registering your flight.

The cost of this trip is $1800 per person for single occupancy and $1350 per person for double occupancy. Please advise per email at who you are rooming with after booking your trip.

Register online at or mail your check made out to Gardeners Connect to PO Box 16754, Raytown, MO 64133. Registration deadline is January 28, 2019.

We expect this trip to fill up quickly. You must be a member of Gardeners Connect to go on this trip. Membership is just $30 for a year.