Join us and 18,000 of our closest friends as we celebrate the (unofficial) beginning of spring at the Fairgrounds Nashville (previously known as Tennessee State Fairgrounds)!

Find answers to some Frequently Asked Questions below:


Q:  What can I expect at the Show?

A:  The Show features all things green and growing!  An acre of live gardens designed by some of middle Tennessee’s top landscape and garden companies greets you at the main entrance.  More than 20 of the region’s top floral designers showcase their talents in the floral design gallery.  A series of free lecture presentations across all four days offer hints, tips, and practical advice on a variety of horticultural topics.  And, more than 150 vendors in 250 exhibit booths fill the Marketplace with a variety of plants, seeds, home décor, gardening equipment, books, and free advice to help you succeed in your gardening adventures!   


Q:  What are the Show hours?

A:  Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the Show opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 7 p.m.  On Sunday, the Show opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m. 


Q:  How much does the show cost?

A:  Ticket prices are as follows:  $12 for adults; $11 for military (with ID) and seniors age 65 or older; $2 for children 12 and under.  A 4-day show pass is available for $25. Group discounts available.


Q:  I want to bring my garden club, church, school or civic group to the Show.  Do you offer any special pricing for a large group?

A:  Yes!  A discount is available to groups of 15 or more adults when tickets are purchased at the box office or online by using the "group" option.


Q:  Can I order advance tickets online?

A:  Yes!  Tickets are sold online in the weeks leading up to, and during, the Show. 


Q:  Are tickets available at the door?

A:  Yes, tickets are available to purchase at the box office, day-of-show.


Q:  Is there food available?

A:  Yes, the Skyliner Café - located in the center of the expo center - will be open during the show, serving a wide range of breakfast, lunch and dinner items.  Beverages and other items are also available at concession stands throughout the Expo Center. 


Q:   Where is The Fairgrounds Nashville?

A:  The Fairgrounds are conveniently located just south of downtown Nashville off of I-65.  Visit our directions page for a map and driving directions. Use 500 Wedgewood Avenue, Nashville for GPS.


Q:  What happens if it rains?

A:  Rain (or other weather) does not impact the show – ALL activities are indoors. 


Q:  Where do I park?

A:  There are several well-marked parking lots at the Fairgrounds near the Show entrance on the north side of the new Expo Center.  The Fairgrounds Nashville charges a $5 fee.  A free shuttle service is provided from parking lots to the front entrance.


Q:  I am in a wheelchair.  Am I able to enjoy all the show activities?

A:  YES!  The show is entirely handicapped accessible.  Free handicapped parking (with placard or tags) is available.


Q:  Can I bring my dog?

A:  Service animals are always welcome! For your pets' comfort, we ask that you leave them safely at home.