Cal Expo - Sacramento
APRIL 2 – 5, 2020

Cal Expo

What are the dates and hours of the Show?

  • APRIL 2-5, 2020
  • Thursday & Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm;
  • Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Where can I purchase Show tickets and how much are they?

  • Online tickets are available this fall.
  • The single-day ticket is good for any day of the Show.
  • Tickets can be purchased the day of the Show at the Gate, parking lot D, 

Can the single-day ticket be used for any day?

  • Single-day tickets are good for any day

Do Show tickets allow multiple entries over a few days?

  • The Early Bird Adult and General Adult tickets are only good for one day only.
  • An All-Show Pass will admit you all 4 days of the Show. You can purchase this ticket online or at the door. A single-day ticket can be upgraded at the door for the All-Show Pass for $17.

Are there in/out privileges at the San Fran-Nor Cal Flower & Garden Show?

  • Yes, attendees can come in and out of the Show. They will need to get a stamp at the exit gate before leaving if they want to come back the same day. But, please note that the CAL EXPO does NOT offer in and out parking privileges.

Is the CAL EXPO accessible to disabled persons? Are there wheelchairs available? Where is parking for disabled persons?

  • CAL EXPO is accessible to disabled persons with parking available.  The grounds are level and paved to all buildings.  The buildings are all one level and very accessible. There is a ramp that provides access to the mezzanine level in Buildings A, B & C in addition to stairways in each building.  Building A also has an elevator to access the mezzanine and the ramp.  All of the gardens and retail areas will be located at the ground level of each building. 

  • Keep in mind that it can be difficult to navigate through the show during peak hours, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm and on the weekend days.

  • Wheelchairs are not available.

Are strollers allowed at the Show?

  • Strollers are allowed. A child backpack can also be useful.

What is the best way to get to the Show?

  • For directions and parking, information visit our DIRECTIONS page.

What is the parking fee

  • The parking fees for 2019 were $10 per day for autos, $5 per day for motorcycles and $20 per day buses.  NO in or out privileges.  Enter the parking lot D on Exposition Blvd. We have been notified that these rates may increase for 2020.  We will update this information when the new rates become available.

Is there any way to avoid the parking fee?

  • All parking lots at the Cal Expo require the parking fee.  There are no other public parking lots in the area. 

Is there a place to leave plants and other purchases during the day? How can I get large items to my car?

  • Package check is available. Help will be available to assist Show-goers in getting large items to their cars.

Are advance reservations or tickets available for the Show seminars?

  • Seminar seating is strictly on a first-come, first served basis. Many do fill quickly, so be prepared to arrive at least 5-10 minutes early for popular speakers.
  • If special workshops requiring an additional ticket are offered, these tickets can only be purchased online or at the gate, if space is still available. It is best to purchase these online to ensure your space.


For more information about attending, exhibiting in a booth (educational or commercial), creating a garden, or participating in any other part of the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, contact a Garden Show representative by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.