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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 9/10 CLOSE at 3pm (private event)

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

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

*In the event of rain or snow, our staff reserves the right to close & re-open the Playground at their discretion.

*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

Back to School Bazaar 2016 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10  |  10AM-2PM (9AM Vendor Set Up) BUY, SELL, TRADE new or gently used school supplies, school uniforms, clothes, toys, and other back to school necessities. Kids items only! VENDOR SPACES $10 10’x10′ space on Smith’s front lawn Vendors must bring their own tables and arrive by 9am to set up. Reserve a spot now! No soliciting. No selling food, commercial merchandise, or services. Questions? Contact Kate at kate@smithplayground.org or 215.765.4325 x103…

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Meet the Artists! Kidchella, August 19

After two successful concerts in June and July that drew over 1,400 adults and children, we’re gearing up for our last Kidchella concert of the summer on August 19th! Come ready for an unforgettable evening of fun on the Playground, goodies from Beech-Nut, yummy food trucks, (picnics from home welcome too!), and energetic, hand-clapping, foot-stomping music for the entire family! Learn more about our great August performers The Singing Lizard and Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke below! Electro-kindie artist Liz Deroche, a.k.a….

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