The LA flower markets are extending their hours for Valentine’s Day, with select vendors open 24 hours leading up to Saturday, February 14, 2015. Expect to save up to 70% off retail prices. That’s right! Shoppers can buy fresh-cut flowers and floral arrangements here for the same price as florists. No business license or special permits are required to purchase from the flower markets.
The Los Angeles Flower Market of the American Florists Exchange (754 Wall St.) and the Southern California Flower Market (755 Wall St.) will have the following extended hours for the public:
Tuesday, February 10 — 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, February 11 — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday, February 12 — 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, February 13 — 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Valentine’s Day, Saturday, February 14 — 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
If you are a member of the trade, please click here for trade hours. Please note there is a $1 public admission fee on Saturdays, and $2 fee weekdays.
The California Flower Mall (825 S San Pedro St) is where vendors will be open 24 hours starting Friday, February 13 at 4:30 a.m. The CA Flower Mall schedule for both the trade and the public will be as follows:
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 — 4:30 a.m. through 6 p.m.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 — 4:30 a.m. through 8 p.m.
Thursday, February 12, 2015 — 4:30 a.m. through 10 p.m.
Valentine’s Day, Friday, February 13, 2015 — 4:30 a.m. open 24 hours rolling into Saturday
Saturday, February 14, 2015 — Open till 6 p.m.
There is no admission fee at the CA Flower Mall.
First time visiting the Flower District? See the shopping tips we shared in a previous post, here.
About the LA Flower District:
Focused along 8th Street, virtually every variety of cut flower can be found, plus potted plants, dried and silk flowers and floral supplies. The LA Flower Market, the largest flower market in the United States, is centered along Wall Street, between 7th Street and 8th Street and is the premier resource for those in the floricultural industry. The LA Flower Market is comprised of the American Florist Exchange and the Southern California Flower Market. Many other flower stores can be found on 8th Street, between Wall Street and San Pedro Street. These stores are open to wholesale and retail during normal business hours and require no admission fee.