The Floral Showhouse has allowed visitors to view and enjoy some of the largest and most unusual collections of orchids, lilies, cyclamen, succulents, and other exotic plant species throughout the year since the mid-40s. There are also several feature shows during the year, in addition to the regular displays, showcasing select plant species, seasonal transformations, and main holidays. There is also a rich variety of tropical birds in The Showhouse that can break into a song for your entertainment!

Be sure to catch the luscious scenery enjoying the Floral Showhouse over the course of the Summer Season, with its beautiful rose gardens, calming ponds, and fragrant garden where the flora is marked for the visually impaired in Braille.

In the quiet Artists Garden, you can walk along the pathways, relax on a bench, and enjoy a quiet escape from the bustling tourist areas. See our annual exhibition gallery to see all the extraordinary work being done at the showhouse, both past, and present. With 8 shows a year, there’s always something new to discover during the seasons!

Floral Showhouse Address: 7145 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6X8, Canada Phone: +1 905-354-1721 Parking: Metered parking is available on-site at the Floral Showhouse, which is located half a mile (500 meters) south of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls.

Flower Shows schedule

  • Spring Show – Mid of January to Easter
  • Easter Shows – 2 to 3 weeks long
  • Hydrangea Show – May
  • Regal Geranium – June
  • Summer Show – July to Mid September
  • Reiger Begonia – Mid September till October
  • Chrysanthemum Flower Show – November
  • Christmas Flower Show – December*

Working Hours:

  • Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday:Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The hours of operation may vary depending on the day.
*Closed on Christmas Day.

Admission price

:

  • ADULT (13+ YEARS) – $7
  • CHILD (6-12 YEARS) – $4
  • INFANT (5 & UNDER) – Free

History

Since its founding in 1885, Niagara Parks has been recognized as a global leader in the flower garden. In 1894, the company opened its doors to two modest wooden structures with the intention of cultivating seasonal plants for Queen Victoria Park. Soon after, in the year 1897, the first floral conservatory was established.

In November of 1946, the structure that is now known as the Floral Showhouse first opened to the public. In 1951, the north and south houses were added, and in June of 1980, the front reception and gift shop were opened. The front reception and gift shop feature a large glass-enclosed ceiling, which enables our horticulturists to grow large palms and other tropical trees.

In our days, the Floral Showhouse is home to a number of stunning exhibits that run throughout the year and feature collections of tropical plants, ferns, and orchids.

Video introduction

In addition to the alluring flower and plant displays, the Life on Display Exhibit can be viewed year-round just outside the venue.

The outdoor sculpture installation features miniature lifelike representations of Ontario landmarks, such as replicas of Muskoka Cottages and Parkwood Estate. There is even a vintage train that winds through the buildings, giving the area a village-like atmosphere.

During the summer, it is also worthwhile to explore the rest of the well-kept property, which features rose gardens and tranquil ponds.

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