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Getaway at the Greenhouse

Beat the winter blues at the Greenhouse


Saturday, February 8, 2020


5:00am - 5:00pm


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.

Saturday, February 8

Hours: 10:00am-10:00pm

Philly PHLASH Free Shuttle:  10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.



  • 12:00pm-4:00pmPBS Kids Curious George & activities with WHYY: Everyone’s favorite chimpanzee Curious George is visiting the Greenhouse at Fairmount Park! Join WHYY at Getaway at the Greenhouse for a meet-and-greet with Curious George, family-friendly activities and book giveaways. WHYY Kids and Family programming is kindly sponsored by PNC Grow Up Great.


Food Partners (11:00am-4:00pm)

  • Constellation (starting at 10:00am)
  • Pitruco
  • Spot Burger Hot Dog Cart
  • Weckerly’s Ice Cream

Food Partners (5:00pm-10:00pm)

  • Constellation (starting at 4:00pm)
  • QT Vietnamese Sandwich
  • Dump-n-Roll
  • Milk + Sugar


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.