January 2019

  • Holiday Magic: Let It Glow!

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

    Experience the joy and wonder of Pittsburgh's family holiday tradition, featuring our newly restored Palm Court, breathtaking displays and all-new light installations.
  • 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.
  • Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Eye Candy

    Opens Sat., Jan. 12

    Escape to tropical paradise with a sweet treat for the senses! Watch as Phipps is transformed by the bright colors and dazzling shapes of hundreds of stunning orchids and our ornate collection of tropical bonsai.
  • Tropical Forest Cuba

    Now Open

    Experience the natural beauty and culture of Cuba, one of the most biodiverse Caribbean island nations on Earth, in our immersive new Tropical Forest exhibit.
  • 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.
  • Family Pilates Mat Class

    Sun., Jan. 13; 9 a.m.

    Join us at Phipps for a free, family-style Pilates class presented by The Pilates Center of Pittsburgh and Let's Move Pittsburgh
  • Learning for a Greener Future: A Youth Art Exhibition

    Open Now

    In the CSL Green Gallery, enjoy artistic photos of Phipps taken by high school students from the Learning for a Greener Future internship program.
  • January Public Programs

    Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted

    Join us each Saturday and Sunday in the Tropical Forest Conservatory for interactive demonstrations, activities and speakers that will deepen your connections to the beauty and wonders of nature, all free with admission!
  • Discovery Programs

    Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Plus Additional Days As Available

    Join us for one of our weekly scheduled Discovery Programs to engage our youngest visitors with the wonders of the natural world. All programs are free with admission and require no advance registration.
  • Nature Lab and Observational Beehive Open Hours

    Saturdays; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Except as Noted

    The revolutionary Nature Lab at Phipps and Observational Beehive are now open for you to discover. Drop in during our Saturday open hours and a graduate of our Learning for a Greener Future high school internship will show you around. No advance reservation is required.