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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

PLAYHOUSE
Tuesday-Friday
10am – 4pm

Saturday & Sunday
10am – 7pm

 

PLAYGROUND

Tuesday-Friday
10am-6pm

Saturday & Sunday
10am – 7pm

 

News & Events

Party in the Playground, May 13th

Join us for a playful, adults-only, cocktail reception on Wednesday, May 13th*, 6:00-8:00pm, to benefit Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse. Join us for hors d’oeuvres from popular food trucks: Schmear It, Jerry’s Kitchen, Heart Food Truck, and Dos Hermanos Tacos. With live music, drinks from: Jerry’s Bar, Origlio Beverage, Malt House, LTD, and Moore Brothers Wine, a silent auction, and the presentation of the 2015 Ida Newman Magic of Play Award to Philadelphia Eagles’ linebacker Connor Barwin and his foundation MTWB….

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New!  Nature Exploration at Smith, Apr 16 – May 21

Please join us on Thursday afternoons, April 16 – May 21st from 12:00-1:00 for special Philadelphia Parks and Recreation’s Grow Up Green programming.  Each week features a different theme and offers hands on activities and learning about nature for kids.  Thanks to the PPR staff for bringing this fun to Smith!

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