NOTE: All member and nonmember tickets must be reserved in advance, and masks are strongly recommended for all guests and required for unvaccinated guests ages 2 and up. Learn more about how you can join us!


December 2021

  • Holiday Magic! Winter Flower Show and Light Garden

    Opens Fri., Nov. 19

    This year's exciting Sparkle and Shine theme highlights the elegant beauty of nature in Phipps' winter wonderland, with thousands of poinsettias, twinkling lights, classic holiday trees, unique topiary creations and so much more.
  • Garden Railroad: Bridges and Tunnels

    Opens Sat., Oct. 9

    Join us on a locomotive journey through a delightful miniature display of the bridges, tunnels and inclines of western Pennsylvania and beyond at this all-new Garden Railroad exhibit!
  • Online Classes for Adults

    See description for dates and times

    Now some of our most popular courses are available to attend from the comfort of your own home. Peruse our offerings for an exciting variety of fun and enriching programs on vegetable gardening, orchid care and more to let your inspiration grow. Enrolled students will receive a...
  • Make the Switch at Phipps! Green Power Drive

    Daily, noon – 5 p.m. with occasional evening hours

    Switch your home electricity to 100% green power while visiting our Tropical Forest Conservatory and you can receive a free Phipps membership!
  • Gifts and Greens Market

    Dec. 2 – 4; Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m..; Saturday: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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

    Select Wednesdays; 4 – 5 p.m.

    Join Phipps, Communitopia and Green Building Alliance for a happy hour series for educators interested in meeting others who are also teaching about climate change.
  • Planets Earth

    Virtual Exhibit Now Open

    A dynamic exhibit at the Center for Sustainable Landscapes addresses the pressing environmental issues of our time and proposes a new way of thinking about how to solve them.
  • 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.