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Getaway at the Greenhouse

Beat the winter blues at the Greenhouse


Tuesday, February 11, 2020


9:00am - 3:00pm


Fairmount Park Horticulture Center
100 N. Horticulture Dr.
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Welcome to The Greenhouse, an indoor winter getaway at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center hosted by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and Fairmount Park Conservancy in partnership with Constellation Culinary Group.

From Saturday, February 1 through Sunday, February 16, beat the winter blues by escaping into this green oasis while enjoying live music, Jungle Rock Recess, cocktails and a cash bar, a giant sandbox, games, and food truck vendors at The Greenhouse.

Tuesday, February 11

Hours: 9:00am-3:00pm



  • 11:00am-11:45am, Mister John’s Music
  • 12:00pm-12:45pm, Mister John’s Music


Mister John’s Music is pleased to join Philly Parks and Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy for Gateway at the Greenhouse!  Offering two of their award-winning interactive 45-minute classes, Mister John’s teachers will guide young children and their caregivers through a hands-on musical experience centered around this year’s theme of “Earth.”  Expect stories, songs, surprises and a giant Earth beach ball!

Food Partners 

  • BYO Picnic

Admission to the Greenhouse is free! However, we strongly recommend reserving a ticket here so that we can communicate about programming and winter weather updates.

  • Tickets are limited to 4 per order. Children 5 and under do not require a ticket.
  • For sold out dates you are still welcome to show up and register on-site. Please note that admission is first-come, first-serve as the Horticulture Center has a maximum capacity to ensure everyone’s safety.

The Horticulture Center’s 20,000-square-foot greenhouse will offer free summer-inspired fun with a variety of family-friendly “rooms” including:

  • The Jungle – GAIA, traveling zoos, kids rock DJ, face painting, balloon artists
  • The Beach – Oversized sandbox for an indoor beach escape
  • The Midway – Local food truck vendors and cash bar with craft beers, wine, and handcrafted cocktails
  • The Lawn – Green grass for lounging and lawn games
  • The Campground—Adirondack chairs and Live music

Getaway at the Greenhouse is picnic-friendly Monday through Friday during the day only. Bring Your Own (BYO) food and non-alcoholic beverages.