June 12, 2021

Family Frolic

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Family in park

A day at the Flower Show tailored to young families. Guests can participate in many family-centric activities with local Philadelphia partners and institutions. Explore all the beauty and wonder of the Show through a child's eyes! Don't forget that the remainder of FDR Park is open if you want to spend time outdoors before or after your assigned ticket session.  

Purchase your Flower Show tickets for Saturday,
June 12 to be a part of Family Frolic.

Engage with all our Family Frolic partners, including: 

  • The Power of Paint Academy plans to offer exciting make-and-take crafts for the family to express their creativity and create a lasting Family Frolic souvenir! Watch as the Power of Paint performers display their talents on stage, creating beautiful live paintings. 
  • The Pennsylvania Ballet will offer an exciting performance featuring the talent and skill of their amazing and well-renowned performers. 
  • Orchestra 2001 plans to offer a unique set of performances that capture and embrace the natural sounds of FDR Park’s native habitat.
  • Monell Center will highlight the sweet smells of FDR Park and the Flower Show through interactive activities, providing a unique perspective of the science of smell. 

Keep an eye out for these special kid-friendly play activities and photo opportunities: 

  • Butterfly release -- there will be two butterfly releases occurring today!
  • Scavenger Hunt  -- guests can participate in a special Flower Show scavenger hunt around the Show grounds.
  • Photo opportunities with Gritty -- everyone’s favorite mascot Gritty from the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team will be on-site and available for photo ops with his fuzzy orange face! 

Our schedule of events for the day:

  • 10:30 am -- PA Ballet Performance
  • 11:00 am -- Orchestra 2001 Performance
  • 11:30 am -- GRITTY Appearance
  • 12:00 pm -- PA Ballet Performance
  • 12:15 pm -- Butterfly Release #1
  • 12:30 pm -- Power of Paint Performance
  • 1:00 pm -- Orchestra 2001 Performance
  • 1:30 pm -- Power of Paint Performance
  • 2:30 pm -- Butterfly Release #2
Thank you to our Partners


June 12, 2021


10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Included with Daily Admission