Macy's Flower Show presents: Carnival at Macy's Union Square, San Francisco

Macy's Flower Show presents: Carnival

Come on out to Macy's celebration of the iconic American carnival, reimagined with organic installations and floral arrangements throughout select Macy's stores. Lose yourself in the quirks and delights of early 20th century fairs. Immerse yourself in the nostalgia of candied foods and the romance of old carousels. Fill yourself with orchestral music from Wurlitzer organs. Step right up and interact with the Flower Show in a whole new way.


New Attractions

Throughout the store
Surround yourself with all the sights, sounds and surprises of favorite floral extravaganza! Feast your eyes on millions of blooms, replica rides, and an amazing carousel enhanced with the season's most fantastic flowers. Take a trip through the Tunnel of Love and be sure to visit our whimsical “photo-op” stops plucked right from the midway.  It's a one-of-a-kind thrill you'll only find at Macy's!  For all the spectacular details, including daily special events, visit the link above! 

Circus Bella will entertain at select events throughout Flower show with stilt walkers, accordion players, and jugglers!

FIDM Display, Level 3, Impulse
Art and the carnival meet fashion!  Custom, one-of-a-kind, avant-garde looks inspired by vintage carnival rides and attractions created by some of FIDM’s brilliant students are on display for all to enjoy.    

Laffing Sal, Level 1, Jewelry
Come see the antique, yet timeless Laffing Sal®!  She’s a 6-foot-tall, freckled, curly-haired, and gap-toothed classic - one of several automated characters built primarily to attract carnival and amusement park patrons to funhouses throughout the U.S.  Laffing Sal® comes to Macy’s Flower Show from her home at Playland-not-at-the-Beach in El Cerrito, CA. 

Nostalgic Carnival Souvenirs, Level 1, Swing Shop Arcade
Take home a little something to remember your visit. Totes, tees, felt flowers and some guilty-pleasures carnival fare. Spend $30 or more in 2017 Flower Show merchandise and receive a free 2017 Flower Show poster.

Complimentary Cotton Candy and Popcorn, served from vintage-looking machines in the Swing Shop Arcade on April 1st and 2nd!

Vintage Arcade Classics, Level 1, Swing Shop Arcade
Take a walk down memory lane and have your fortune read by Playland-Not-At-The-Beach’s vintage Fortune Teller machine and behold Pacific Pinball Museum’s vintage pinball machine and oversized hand-painted pinball artwork.   


Macy’s Flower Show Guided Tour

Sunday, March 26th – Sunday, April 9th   

Wednesdays - Fridays, 3:00 pm

Weekends, 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Lower Level | San Francisco Visitors Center

Get a behind the scenes look at Macy’s Flower Show and learn about our brilliant blooms and displays. 
Tours are complimentary and include a 10% Visitor’s Savings Pass.

Macy’s Flower Show Gives Back

April 10 - 9:00 am 

17th and Mississippi Street 

Following the Flower Show on Monday, April 10, select plants and flowers are available for sale to benefit the Delancey Street Foundation. Sales will take place beginning at 9 a.m. at 17th and Mississippi Streets. Interested plant lovers should arrive early on April 10, 2017 to make their purchases. All proceeds will benefit the Delancey Street Foundation.

Shopping Package

Make the most of your visit with a special Macy's Flower Show Shopping Package.*

Inside a limited-edition tote bag commemorating the 2017 show, you'll find:
$25 Macy's Gift Card
4-piece Frango Mint Chocolate Sampler
Free-gift voucher for any $75 purchase
Bonus VIP Passport Savings Booklet with a 15% Visitor Savings Pass and special offers valid in store and at local tourism vendors
Grab this package for just $40 at the Visitor Information Center, located on the lower level!

*Limit one per customer, while supplies last. Tax does not apply to Gift Card value.



Macy’s floral spring tradition is made possible nationally thanks to partners Girl Scouts of the United States of America, Krazy Glue®, Sinclair Oil Corporation, and the Sino-American Friendship Association.



Macy's Union Square

170 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States