Smith Memorial Playground is ready to get spring play underway at our annual Play-A-Palooza event! This year’s celebration is Saturday, March 25, from 12-4 pm, across Smith’s sprawling 6.5-acre property in East Fairmount Park. Following Play-A-Palooza, Smith’s playground hours will extend to 6 pm on weekdays and 7 pm on weekends as we welcome longer days. Besides full use of our equipment, we’ll have activity stations, music and dance, games, crafts, giveaways, food trucks, and performances. Play-A-Palooza 2023 programming will have multiple activities and giveaways and is made possible by the following partners:
- Philadelphia Museum of Art
- Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion
- Philadelphia School of Circus Arts
- Tree House Books
- Read by 4th
- Philly Counts
- Brains & Early Experiences
- Parent Child + Equal Possibilities From The Start
- Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania
- School of Rock Philadelphia
Additional partners and performance schedule to be announced. Free snacks, and drinks provided by the Share Food Program.
Pre-registration is encouraged. Admission is $10 per child and free for adults, Smith members and ACCESS cardholders. Visit https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/play-a-palooza-2023/ for tickets.
Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse is a non-profit organization located in Philadelphia’s East Fairmount Park. Founded in 1899, Smith welcomes visitors from more than 500 zip codes including every zip code in Philadelphia. The mission of S