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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

Free Visiting Hours
Tuesday through Sunday

Visiting Smith & Safety Procedures

All visiting hours are weather permitting.

Playhouse closed for renovations until end of 2020. Learn more

Our staff may be contacted at or 215-765-4325

News & Events

Upcoming Events

*Pre-registration closed* Healthy Halloween (Free) Saturday, October 31 Timed Entry: 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm & 4pm-6pm (Rain date: Sunday, November 1) Come in costume and enjoy a day at the Playground including socially distanced treat giveaways, music, and other festive activities presented by the Pincus Family Foundation. Please note, visitors are limited to one time slot and 6 people per family to allow as many families to attend as possible and comply with COVID-19 safety guidelines. *Pre-registration…

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Download Smith’s New Mobile App!

   Smith is excited to announce that we have a new mobile app featuring a variety of ways to engage children in playful learning and to support our nonprofit organization. PLAY Check in at Smith, earn points and rewards during your visit, and get playful learning ideas for home! LEARN Learn more about how our play spaces, events, and programs promote unstructured play, which is a powerful tool for social, emotional, and physical growth…

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