SOLD OUT: Thurs., Nov. 29; 6 and 8 p.m.
Holiday Dinner at Phipps

The chefs of our award-winning Café Phipps present an unforgettable holiday buffet dinner under glass. 

For one very special evening, join us for a delicious holiday buffet, expertly prepared by chefs at Café Phipps — our award-winning 3-star Green Restaurant Certified® eatery. Admission to Holiday Magic: Let it Glow! is included in the price!

Our family-friendly dinner is served in Special Events Hall against the breathtaking illuminated backdrop of Tropical Forest Cuba. Seating is available at 6 and 8 p.m. (Note: This event is now completely SOLD OUT!)

Holiday Dinner admission is $58 for adults and $35 for children under 12. Only one credit card per party will be accepted for payment. 

Payment information must be given at the time of registration; make your R.S.V.P. by calling 412/651-5281. 

Cancellations must be made before Fri., Nov. 23 in order to receive a refund. 

Select photos © 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!
  • Family Fun Days

    Dec. 26 – 30; 11 a.m. – 2 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

    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.