Beat the winter blues by escaping into a green oasis! Enjoy an indoor winter getaway at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center. The frost-free fun takes place from Friday, February 24 through Sunday, February 26, 2023. 

Enjoy live music, arts and crafts, a giant sandbox, games and activities, food truck vendors, and a cash bar with featured cocktails. 

Admission and activities are free. Boxed lunches, food, and drinks are pay-as-you-go. 

New in 2023! Two options for greenhouse fun: 

1) All ages fun. 

Friday, February 24: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, February 25: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, February 26: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Activities including face painting, arts and crafts, seesaws, cornhole, large blocks, and more. 
  • Rock n’ Roll Recess – kids’ DJ.
  • A giant sandbox for beachy-fun.
  • Lounge on “the lawn.”
  • Getaway Kids and Adult Meals – see details on the Eventbrite page. 

2) Hort after dark
Adults 18 and over.

Friday, February 24: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, February 25: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, February 26: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

  • Live music.  
  • Games and activities. 
  • Local food truck vendors selling coffee, water ice, ice cream, cheesesteaks and more. 
  • Cash bar with craft beers, wine, and handcrafted cocktails.

Returning highlights include: 

  • The Canopy Lounge: Bar and seating. 
  • The Beach: an oversized sandbox for an indoor beach escape.  
  • The Spot: food vendors and cash bar with craft beers, wine, and handcrafted cocktails, DJ, and a turf with games. 
  • The Lawn: green grass for lounging.