Looking for a unique – and blooming great – spot to visit during your time in Los Angeles? Well, look no further than The Original Los Angeles Flower Market.
Whether you’ve got flower power or are looking for the ultimate backdrop for your next Instagram post, this market is well worth a trip.
Get the lowdown on everything you need to know about the Los Angeles Flower Market below…
What There Is To Know About The Original Los Angeles Flower Market
The Los Angeles Flower Market is the largest flower market in the United States. It’s located in downtown LA, and it’s open every day from dawn to dusk. You’ll find all sorts of flowers here, from roses and lilies to orchids and sunflowers. The market is a great place to buy fresh flowers – obviously – as they’re always in bloom and looking beautiful as well as plants including cacti and succulents.
What Can I Do There?
As a popular tourist destination, The Los Angeles Flower Market and Los Angeles Flower District welcome more than 250,000 visitors a year for a blooming good time. Unless you’re a florist, you won’t need a badge to visit and can happily stroll around to view the hundreds of beautiful flowers – ultimate ‘gram material.
As part of your trip to LA, it’s well worth heading down to this historical part of the city and admiring the flowers on offer. Be sure to strike up conversation with some of the vendors – perhaps they’ll have some stories to tell you, with many of the stalls being passed through generations.
If you’d prefer to visit when it’s a bit quieter, it’s worth noting that typically Wednesdays and Fridays are the busiest days of the week.
What Makes This Market Special?
Known as ‘The Original’, the Los Angeles Flower Market has a proud heritage and family history that spans over a century. Each season, you will find commercially sold varieties of cut flowers from growers all across the globe. There is a huge selection of blooms and you’ll most likely spot some you’ve never seen before.
Where In LA Is The Los Angeles Flower Market?
The Los Angeles Flower Market is located at 754 Wall Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014. Tickets are available to purchase on-site – public Admission is just $2 on weekdays and $1 on Saturdays.
How Do I Get There From Freehand LA?
You’re in luck – the journey to The Los Angeles Flower Market from Freehand LA is pretty quick and simple.
Here are a few options on how to get there:
- Walk (approx 11 mins): Walk south-east on W 8th St towards S Hill St for 0.5 miles, then Turn left onto Wall St, where the destination is on your left
- Taxi (approx 5 minutes)
- Bus (approx 10 minutes): Head northwest on W 8th St toward S Olive St, turn right onto S Olive St, and then turn left onto W 7th St. Catch the 51 on 7th/Olive, and get off at 7th/Maple. Head southeast toward Wall St and then turn right onto Wall St, where you’ll find the destination.