NOTE: Phipps is open for your visit. All tickets must be purchased in advance, and safety protocols must be followed. Learn more about how you can join us!

For more than 125 years, Phipps has been its city’s green oasis, connecting Pittsburghers to the beauty and importance of nature while advancing the role of the public garden in the fields of education, outreach and sustainable innovation. Explore our timeline of events and archive of past shows to track our ongoing evolution.

Two Ways to Explore

Follow a chronological timeline of major Phipps events from 1893 to the present.

Explore our growing archive of show photography year by year.

Explore Our History

Share Your Fond Memories of Phipps

Since 1893, Phipps has been a destination for Pittsburghers to celebrate nature in the company of friends and family — and that means a lot of memories have been made in our gardens!