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The mission of Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse is to provide and promote opportunities for unstructured free play for children. Read More

Current Hours

*Smith is closed on Mondays

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

Saturday – Sunday
10am – 7pm

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

Saturday – Sunday
10am – 6pm

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

News & Events

Upcoming Events

Kidchella Music Festival (Annual Ticketed Event) Friday, June 16, July 21, August 18 | 4-7:30pm Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse’s wildly popular Kidchella Music Festival will continue for a fourth year on Friday, June 16, July 21, and August 18 with support provided by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the PA Council on the Arts, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and MetroKids.  This year, the festival will include a Youth Arts Zone on Smith’s front lawn in addition…

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4th Annual Kidchella Music Festival to Feature Nationally Acclaimed Children’s Music Artists and Philadelphia Youth at Smith Memorial Playground

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Zoe Hillengas zoe@smithplayground.org 215.765.4325 x101    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse’s wildly popular Kidchella Music Festival will continue for a fourth year on Friday, June 16, July 21, and August 18 with support provided by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the PA Council on the Arts, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Philadelphia Family, and MetroKids.  This year, the festival will include a Youth Arts Zone on Smith’s front lawn in addition to the…

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