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Directions and Parking Information

Premiere Night

Free, on-site parking for all is allowed for the Wednesday evening Maine Flower Show Premiere.

Thursday – Sunday: On-Site Parking

  • On-Site parking is FREE for handicapped placard/plate holders and vehicles with occupied infant/child seats.
  • **NEW FOR 2020 – On-Site Parking Permits Available for Purchase** Quantities are limited daily. Be sure to purchase yours in advance to secure a parking spot on-site; permits are available online in the morning or afternoon each day of the Show and must be printed & displayed on the driver’s side dashboard upon arrival to Thompson’s Point.

  Purchase tickets and parking permits online here.



You can enter the Maine Flower Show through “Brick South” building at 8 Thompson’s Point Road in Portland, ME. Thompson’s Point is easily accessed at Exit 5A of I-295. Drive around the Portland Transportation Center (home of Concord Bus Lines and Amtrak train service) and the road will take you right to Thompson’s Point. The parking lot and entrance will be readily visible.

Parking attendants will direct you. There will be on-site vans and golf carts for those requiring rides to the entrance.

Anyone who needs to be dropped at the door should notify parking attendant as they arrive at Thompson’s Point.


Thursday – Sunday: FREE Off-site Parking and Shuttle Services:

Due to ongoing construction at Thompson’s Point, on-site parking from Thursday to Sunday is being reserved for those with handicap plates and placards, cars who have occupied infant and child carriers, and those who purchased Parking Permits online.

We do provide free off-site parking and shuttle services. Parking is available at the Maine Mall (section of Maine Mall Parking Lot across the street from Hannaford’s) and the Italian Heritage Center. Both of these lots will be clearly marked with signage beginning Thursday.

Free shuttle buses begin running at 9:30 am each morning, and will run continuously throughout the show.

Thursday – Sunday

Maine Mall
Gorham Road & Philbrook Avenue
South Portland, Maine 04106


Italian Heritage Center
40 Westland Ave
Portland, ME 04102


It’s Time to Take the Train to the Maine Flower Show!

Ride the Amtrak Downeaster to Portland and take a 6-minute walk to the Show.

Spend the afternoon exploring garden displays, exhibits, and more before catching your train home. Visit AmtrakDowneaster.com for schedules.

Take METRO to the Maine Flower Show, Thompson’s Point in Portland

Route 1 and METRO BREEZ stop at the PTC (Portland Transportation Center), a short walk from Thompsons’s Point.
Route 5 and 9A/B stop along Congress Street, near Sewall Street.
Walk to the PTC and Thompson’s Point.

Visit gpmetrobus.com for route maps, schedules and information.

One way fare: $1.50 Local/$3 Express
(Reduced fare: .75 local/$1.50 Express with ID)