2018 Show Dates & Times
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Saturday, April 21, 2017 | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sunday, April 22 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
COMPETITION ENTRIES ACCEPTED (not open to public)
Friday, April 20, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday, April 21, 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Directions, Transportation, Parking
Spreckels Park Address
601 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
Directions From Downtown or North of San Diego
Take Interstate 5 South, exit onto the Coronado Bay Bridge (Hwy 75).
Directions From East of San Diego
Take Interstate 8 or State Route 94 West to I-5 South, exit onto the Coronado Bay Bridge (Hwy 75).
Directions From the South Bay
Take Interstate 5 North, exit onto the Coronado Bay Bridge (Hwy 75).
The Ferry departs from two San Diego locations; Broadway Pier and the Convention Center. Departure and Landing in Coronado is at 1201 First Street.
The ferry charges $4.75 each way, kids under 4 are free. The Ferry is accessible to wheelchairs and bikes are permitted.
There are 2 bus options for Coronado, MTS Bus 901 that travels off Island and MTS Bus 904 that travels along Orange Ave, to the Community Center, to City Hall on Glorietta Bay and to the Bayfront and Ferry Landing.
Map out your transportation plan on the MTS travel planning page.
Super Shuttle, Service from San Diego Airport and Amtrak Station. 800-974-8885
Coronado Livery, Shuttle service to San Diego Airport and Amtrak Station. 619-435-6310
Coronado Yellow Cab Company, 24-hour taxi service, 7 days a week. 619-435-6211
Download the Uber application onto your smartphone here.
Download the Lyft application here.
Cars and Limos
Enterprise Rent-a-Car, 1323 Orange Ave, 619-522-6111
Hertz Car Rental, Coronado Marriott Resort, 2000 Second St, 619-435-6660,
and Hotel del Coronado, 1500 Orange Ave. 619-435-2482
Veloce Exotic Car Rental, 1500 Orange Ave. 619.350-3049
Street parking at Spreckels Park can fill up quickly. There is also free parking on the side streets off Orange Avenue. Folks may need to walk several blocks, but it is well worth the effort.
Open to the public. Admission is $5 per day.
FREE entry for children under 12 and for Coronado Floral Association members.
The Flower Show is easily accessible to visitors with disabilities, including restrooms and drinking fountains. The Show floor is grassy, level, and manageable either alone or with an able-bodied assistant.
On-street handicapped spaces are available. An accessible drop-off location is on the XYZ corner of 6th and Orange Avenue.
Spreckels Park Policies
The City of Coronado has established the following rules for Spreckels Park visitors:
- No smoking
- No dogs
- No solicitors
What is a Flower Show?
A Flower Show is a competitive exhibition of floral designs and horticulture and may also include educational exhibits. Flower shows have a Chairman of the Show, a schedule stating the types of exhibits, staging for the exhibits, and judges.
Why does CFA hold an annual Flower Show?
EDUCATION. To educate and inform CFA club members and the general public on topics such as:
New cultivars in horticulture
What trees, shrubs, and plants grow well locally
Design trends for the home
INTEREST. To stimulate interest by club members in horticulture and floral design
CREATIVE EXPRESSION. To provide a creative and expressive outlet for club members
SHARE. To share the objectives of the Coronado Floral Association to the local community