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The Guide to Southport Flower Show: Dates, Highlights and What to Expect

Welcome to the world of the Southport Flower Show, where our coastal town bursts into bloom!

There’s just a few days to go until the four-day show held in Victoria Park features the very best in garden design, gourmet foods and entertainment. There’s also a good chance of catching a glimpse of a celebrity or two!

Scroll to discover everything you need to know about this epic event, returning for it’s 94th season this summer.

Where is the Southport Flower Show?

The 2023 show takes place in Victoria Park, The Esplanade, PR8 1RX from Thursday 17th August - Sunday 20th August.

Southport’s Victoria Park can be reached within a 15-minute walk away from the Waterfront Southport Hotel, the ideal base for attendees of the show looking for a stylish break away on the Irish coast.

How Much are Tickets?

Tickets range from £25.00 for 1-day entry to £119.00 for a VIP Experience when pre-booked, or £28 per person on the gates. Children under 16 go free with a paying adult. These can be bought here on the Southport Flower Show website.

Where Can I Park at The Southport Flower Show?

If you’re driving to the show, parking is available for an all-day rate of £8 per car for the Park and Ride Service and will be signposted on arrival into Southport.

Alternatively, guests that book a stay directly on our website receive free parking – the perfect excuse to book a getaway!

What to Expect on the Day

As you step into the Southport Flower Show, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a mesmerising array of sights and scents with so much to see and do. Here's a few of our favourites:

  • Take a stroll through the show gardens and see vibrant flower and vegetable displays

  • Grab tips from gardening experts and learn all about gardening techniques, plant care and sustainable gardening practices or attend a Q&A session with renowned horticulturalists

  • Watch live cookery demonstrations from big name chefs from John Torode MBE, Lisa Faulkner and Phil Vickery

  • For the shopaholics, you’re spoilt for choice with the hundreds of stalls to browse. Head to the pop-up shopping village and delight in home and garden products and arts and crafts from over 350 trade exhibitors, packed with everything you could ever want.

There’s plenty to keep you entertained!

Is the Southport Flower Show Family Friendly?

Absolutely! The show has a dedicated area for children, offering activities and workshops to engage young minds. Children's entertainers including Mr Tumble (aka. Justin Fletcher) will also be in attendance, performing two shows for families on Sunday 20th. Also, for young gamers, there will be a MinVention marquee for them to show off their Minecraft skills and learn new tricks.

Pop By and Say Hello

We're excited to be attending the Southport Flower Show this year from 17th - 20th August. If you're attending, make sure you pop by Stand E23 and meet our welcoming hotel team.

We'll be handing out freebies and for those in attendance, access to special discounts including 15% off ALL event venue bookings made before 31st November 2023 and exclusive dining experiences with a flower themed three course set menu in our top-rated restaurant.

If you're planning on attending the Southport Flower Show, why not catch up on sleep after a blooming wonderful time in one of our picture perfect bedrooms?

For all the latest information regarding the show and ticket details, click here.

We can't wait to see you!

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