Dec. 26 – 30; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Family Fun Days
Family Fun Days
Family Fun Days
Family Fun Days
Family Fun Days

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The most magical time of the year arrives Nov. 23 with the opening of Phipps' Holiday Magic: Let It Glow! Timed tickets are required in advance for all guests. Visit our ticketing page to book today.

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Bring the kids for fun activities among the flowers, free with Phipps admission.

Looking for something different to do with the kids during their holiday break from school? Look no further than Family Fun Days! Featuring a variety of engaging educational activities, all free with the price of admission, these special days at Phipps are filled with adventure and fun. Bring the whole family and immerse yourself in our wonderful world!

Photos © Kate Stutz, Paul g. Wiegman

More Holiday Fun

  • Holiday Magic: Let It Glow!

    Opens Fri., Nov. 23
    Winter Light Garden Open Evenings 5 – 11 P.M.*

    Experience the joy and wonder of the holidays at Phipps, featuring our newly restored Palm Court, breathtaking displays and all-new light installations. Timed tickets are required in advance!
  • Garden Railroad: Memories in Motion

    Open Now

    All aboard! Join us on a treasured locomotive journey through the years at Phipps, with fun, interactive features at every stop.
  • Santa Visits

    Select dates and times, Nov. 23 – Dec. 23

    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, free with Phipps admission.
  • Magic Meets Music: Live Performance Nights

    Select Weeknights, Nov. 26 – Jan. 3

    Select weeknights, Holiday Magic is made even more enchanting with live musical entertainment! See our performance schedule and plan your visit.
  • Member Shopping Hours and Discount

    Sat., Dec. 1; 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.
  • Gifts and Greens Market

    Dec. 6 – 8; 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!
  • New Year's Eve Family Celebration

    Mon., Dec. 31; 6 – 9 p.m.

    Ring in 2019 with the whole family at Phipps and participate in an early countdown at 8:45 p.m. All activities are free with Phipps admission.