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Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse, located in East Fairmount Park, has been a treasured destination for over 100 years. Smith strives to be Philadelphia’s foremost resource for play by providing opportunities for unstructured creative play for children 10 and younger. Read More

Current Hours

S 9/24 CLOSE at 3pm (private event)

F 9/30 CLOSE at 3pm (private event)

S 10/1 CLOSE at 3pm (private event)

S 10/15 CLOSE at 3pm (private event)

S 10/29 CLOSE at 3pm (private event)

*Our staff reserves the right to close & re-open the Playground at their discretion for weather & safety concerns.

*Smith is closed on Mondays

PLAYHOUSE
April 1 through September 30
Tuesday – Friday
10am – 4pm

Saturday – Sunday
10am – 6pm

PLAYGROUND
April 1 through September 30
Tuesday – Friday
10am – 6pm

Saturday – Sunday
10am – 7pm

News & Events

Upcoming Events

David Pincus Extra Fun Day SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1  |  11AM-3PM Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse and The Pincus Family Foundation will host the 4th annual celebration of the life of David Pincus – local philanthropist, art collector, and Smith supporter.  Families are invited to Smith for a free multicultural celebration including West African drum and dance performances, costumed characters, hot dogs, ice cream, and other treats.  This event is free. Halloween (Annual Ticketed Event) SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29  |…

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4th Annual David Pincus Extra Fun Day at Smith Memorial Playground

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2016 – Philadelphia, PA – Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse and The Pincus Family Foundation will host the 4th annual celebration of the life of David Pincus – local philanthropist, art collector, and Smith supporter – on Saturday, October 1st from 11am to 3pm. In the spirit of Pincus’ international philanthropy, families are invited to Smith Memorial Playground for a free multicultural celebration that includes West African drum and dance…

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