Extended Hours: Open until 11 p.m. Daily
Candlelight Evenings

At night, Winter Flower Show comes alive with holiday lights, candlelit walkways and live music.

Through Sun., Jan. 7, Phipps will stay open until 11 p.m., giving you a unique opportunity to experience the magic of Winter Flower Show by evening light. Enjoy a relaxing meal at Café Phipps, visit our outdoor Winter Light Garden, and meander through our festive gift shop displays to complete your holiday shopping. Plus, enjoy live musical performances on select Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays to add even more enchantment to these special evenings:

Performance Schedule

Pittsburgh Philharmonic
Tues., Nov. 28; 8 – 9 p.m.

Pittsburgh Philharmonic
Wed., Nov. 29; 8 – 9 p.m.

Shadyside Brass
Mon., Dec. 4; 6 – 7 p.m.

American String Teachers Association
Mon., Dec. 4; 8 – 9 p.m.

Pittsburgh Music Academy
Tues., Dec. 5; 7 – 8 p.m.

Samuel Stucky
Tues., Dec. 5; 8 – 9 p.m.

Joy Dorner
Tues., Dec. 6; 8 – 9 p.m.

Penn Trafford Flute Choir
Mon., Dec. 11; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Penn Trafford Band
Mon., Dec. 11; 8 – 9 p.m.

Fox Chapel Area High School Orchestra
Mon., Dec. 18; 6 – 7 p.m.

Glass City Swing Band
Mon., Dec. 18; 8 – 9 p.m.

Robert and Roberta Erickson
Wed., Dec. 20; 6 – 7 p.m.

Plum Brass Quintet
Wed., Dec. 20; 8 – 9 p.m.

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman

More Holiday Fun

  • Winter Flower Show and Light Garden: Holiday Magic!

    Open Now
    Winter Light Garden Open Evenings 5 – 11 P.M.*

    The most magical show of the year is here! Join us to celebrate the spirit of the season with glowing evergreens, festive poinsettias, whimsical props and our stunning outdoor Winter Light Garden.
  • Garden Railroad: Treasure Island

    Open Now

    Hoist your sails and hit the high seas as our ever-popular Garden Railroad transforms into a tropical island with joke-telling pirates and gleaming treasures.
  • Santa Visits

    Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 25 – Dec. 23 plus Nov. 24 and 27 and Dec. 18 – 22; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    This time of year, the man in the big red suit sets up shop in Pittsburgh's green oasis. Bring little ones, or the entire family, to pose for a festive photo with Santa, free with Phipps admission.
  • Gifts and Greens Market

    Nov. 30 – Dec. 2; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    From the glasshouse to your house, we're offering a large selection of fresh holiday greens and boutique gifts for loved ones in our shop at Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park. This event is free and open to the public!
  • Holiday Dinner at Phipps

    Fri., Dec. 1; 6 and 8 p.m.

    NOTE: This event is now SOLD OUT. For one very special evening, join us for a delicious holiday dinner and a stroll through our Winter Flower Show and Light Garden. Conservatory admission is included in the price!
  • Members-Only Shopping Hours and Discount

    Sat., Dec. 2; 8 – 10 a.m.

    Members: have the Shop at Phipps all to yourself as we open early just for you and take an extra 10-percent off on top of your member discount.
  • Family Fun Days

    Tues., Dec. 26 – Sat., Dec. 30; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Looking for a fun and educational outing for the kids during winter break? Join us for crafts, plant potting and more, all free with Phipps admission.
  • New Year's Eve Family Celebration

    Sun., Dec. 31; 6 – 9 p.m.

    Ring in 2018 with the whole family at Phipps and participate in an early countdown at 8:45 p.m. All activities are free with Phipps admission.