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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

*Smith is closed on Mondays

October 1 through March 31
Tuesday – Sunday,
10am – 4pm

F 10/2 Playground is closed due to rain.

Join us in the Playhouse!

PLEASE NOTE:W 10/7 Early Playhouse closing
10am – 2pm


October 1 – December 31
Friday through Sunday
10am – 4pm

PLEASE NOTE: 10/24 Ticketed Halloween Event

10am – 12pm $10/child, free for members. Details

News & Events

DesignPhiladelphia Festival: Art of Active Play at Smith, Oct 8-16

Art of Active Play Installation at Smith October 8 – 16, 2015 | 10am – 4pm daily Come try out three new DIY play pieces designed and built by Philly youth, design professionals, artists, and community members to transform underutilized spaces and unexpected places into opportunities for play! Details Healthy Play Panel Thursday, October 8th, 2015 | 6pm-8pm Join the Community Design Collaborative and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health/Get Healthy Philly to talk about play! We’ll…

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3rd Annual David Pincus Extra Fun Day at Smith Memorial Playground

September 30, 2015 – Philadelphia, PA – Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse and The Pincus Family Foundation will host the 3rd Annual celebration of the life of David Pincus–local philanthropist, art collector, and Smith supporter–on Saturday, October 10 from 12pm – 4pm.  Families are invited to Smith Memorial Playground for this FREE event which will include fun on the playground; hot dogs and ice cream; children’s costumed characters including Clifford the Big Red Dog presented…

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