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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

Winter Closure

December 2020 through March 2021*

*birthday parties and school groups may still reserve private visits

Learn More + Stay Connected

Playhouse closed for renovations until end of 2020. Learn more

Our staff may be contacted at info@smithplayground.org or 215-765-4325

News & Events

Upcoming Events

Leaders and Legends of North Philadelphia A Black History Month Exhibition Saturday, February 6 through Sunday, February 28, 2021 Opening Day Hooray! Saturday, February 6 from 12-3pm (Rain date: Sunday, February 7) This year, Smith Memorial Playground is kicking off its inaugural Black History Month exhibition Leaders and Legends of North Philadelphia to celebrate African American individuals and organizations that have become a part of North Philadelphia’s history and have inspired us. Leaders and Legends will be open…

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Winter Closure + Stay Connected!

Dear Smith Families, Friends, and Supporters: Thank you for your belief in and support of Smith! While are not offering free visiting hours during the Winter season, there are many ways that you can continue playful learning with us: Winter Closure December 2020 through March 2021* *birthday parties and school groups may still reserve private visits Play is Not Cancelled! In spite of the many challenges we faced in 2020, Smith has not wavered from our…

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