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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

April 1 – September 30
Tuesday – Friday,
10am – 4pm

Saturday & Sunday
10am – 7pm


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

Saturday & Sunday
10am – 7pm

Smith will be closed 9/25-9/28

News & Events

Buy, Sell, Trade, Donate! Back to School Bazaar, August 29

  Back to School Bazaar Sat, Aug 29 | 12-3 (11am vendor set up) Rain or Shine BUY, SELL, TRADE  new or gently used school supplies, school uniforms, clothes, toys, and other back to school necessities. Kids items only! Unsold items can be donated to Cradles to Crayons (some restrictions apply).* DONATE *Cradles to Crayons will be at Smith to accept new or gently used children’s essentials donations. Details about donation requirements and needs at:…

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Allied World Donates Sponsorship Gift of $10,000 to Smith Memorial Playground

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Contact: Dena Driscoll | | 215.765.4325 x101 Allied World Donates Sponsorship Gift of $10,000 to Smith Memorial Playground Philadelphia, PA (August 26, 2015) – This month, Allied World Assurance Company awarded a $10,000 sponsorship gift to Smith Memorial Playground, a treasured destination to multiple generations of families in and around Philadelphia that opened to the public in 1899 in an era when creating a space where children could play was a radical…

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