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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

Adjusted Visiting Hours!
November 2020
Friday 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

Winter Wonderland Thursday, December 31 Timed Entry: 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm Join us for socially distanced, festive winter fun on the Playground and a New Year’s countdown at the Giant Wooden Slide at Winter Wonderland presented by PECO! This is a timed entry event, pre-registration required. Admission is $5 per child or free for Smith members and ACCESS card households. Rain/snow or shine! Donate to Smith Smith is a non-profit organization that relies on donations to…

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Smith is essential! Donate to our Annual Appeal campaign today

November 2020 Dear Smith Friend, For LaNeshe and Sage (and thousands of other families), Smith has become an essential part of the pandemic recovery. Words alone will never fully reflect what a long, hard year this has been — for families and for Smith. In spite of the many challenges, we are proud to report that we have not wavered from our dedication to developing healthy, happy and thriving children — but we couldn’t do…

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