March can be unpredictable in Philadelphia, but one thing is certain: spring is just around the corner, and we’re ready for it to get here already! This month, you can enjoy the last of winter and switch into spring mode with art exhibits, candlelight concerts, haunted tours, and more. Read on to find what’s in store this March in Philly:
Studies show that 80 percent of people eat with their eyes. But when you take the sense of sight away, the theory goes that your other senses are even stronger. Interested in testing this theory? Then grab your tickets fast for the ultimate tasting experience in Philadelphia this winter: Dining in The Dark, a blindfolded dinner experience unlike anything you (haven’t) seen before. With dietary options including vegan, seafood, or meat, this mysterious dining experience is sure to surprise you and your taste buds! Tickets are going quickly for March – get yours here.
Calm your mind and experience classical music in a whole new light with these sensational concerts located in gorgeous venues. Throughout this winter, the Candlelight Concert series will feature a wide variety of themed repertoires, from Bach and the Beatles to Lady Gaga. There’s even a special Saint Patrick’s Day concert featuring Celtic folk music! Hosted at venues like the BOK Building, One North Broad Masonic Temple, and the City Winery, each venue will be illuminated with flameless candles, creating an unforgettable ambiance. Additional highlights of the concert series this month include:
Tucked away inside a hidden corner of the city lies the Genie’s Secret Bazaar – an indoor marketplace full of fortune tellers, artists, alchemists, and mesmerizing performers. Inspired by the classic story “Aladdin and the Magic Lamp,” this magical bazaar features secret doors, hidden puzzles, and exciting games to explore and enjoy. With food vendors and artisan merchants at every corner, you’ll experience this classic tale like never before. Opening this June, you can get your tickets to the Genie’s Bazaar now!
Get ready to come aboard the Acey-Deucey Club, a pop-up tiki bar set inside a Cold War-era submarine-themed venue. Featuring kitschy decor, a live band playing jukebox hits of yesteryear, and 3 unique tiki cocktails included in your ticket, you’ll have the cocktail experience of a lifetime. This submarine experience will only be docked in Philly for a limited time, so don’t delay—hop on the waitlist now!
You don’t have to travel all the way to Italy to marvel at the beauty of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel. This immersive exhibit is a true-to-size replica of the frescoes that allow you to get up-close views of the incredible details. Brought to life using a special printing technique that emulates the look and feel of the original paintings, visitors can see every detail, every brushstroke, and every color of the artist’s 34-part masterpiece. This experience ends March 18th – get your tickets here!
The Tower Theatre is currently hosting a unique artistic experience that surrounds you with artistic masterpieces of Vincent Van Gogh on all sides. As opposed to gazing at just one painting from afar in a museum, you’ll be able to walk inside Van Gogh’s greatest works at this exhibit. The vibrant colors and masterly brushstrokes swirl around you as you experience these post-impressionist works at a surreal scale. Tickets are going fast—get yours here.
Calling all roller skaters, disco lovers, and brunch fiends! A totally rad, ‘80s-themed roller disco party is coming to Philly soon, and you’re invited. This indoor roller disco pop-up party comes with cocktails, a live DJ, and plenty of entertainment. With cocktails and skate rentals available for purchase, you’ll have a blast dancing along to your favorite 80s hits. Hop on the waitlist now to reserve your spot!
Take a break from the endless hours of shopping at King of Prussia and have some fun! This January, you can play an epic escape game with three storylines to choose from, or experience what it’s like to skydive indoors. If you’re looking for an unforgettable and unique adventure, you’ve come to the right place.
At the LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Plymouth Meeting, you can immerse yourself in the world of a Lego playground! Discover how Legos are made, take a ride on indoor attractions, explore Miniland, and learn how to make the best Lego castles and forts from expert builders. It’s a totally awesome experience for Lego lovers of all ages.
This adult-only night tour covers all the raunchy topics that your normal walking tour of Philadelphia wouldn’t dare to mention. Developed by a local university professor well-versed in the dark side of Philadelphia, this tour covers vampires, sex, ghosts, and more, all while sightseeing the classic Philly historical spots like Alexander Hamilton’s home, the Liberty Bell, and Independence Hall.
We can’t wait to see the newest movie releases on a screen bigger than a laptop! This spring, there are plenty of anticipated films, including The Batman and Spider-Man: No Way Home. Get your tickets to the hottest films in Philly here with an exclusive discount.
Potterheads of Philadelphia, you’re going to want to see this new magical exhibition at the Franklin Institute. Harry Potter: The Exhibition will give you an up-close and personal look at many of the props and costumes from the Harry Potter movies. Using immersive technology and innovative design, you’ll be spellbound by the fantastic environments you’ll explore in this exhibit.
No matter the weather, there’s always something marvelous going on at Longwood Gardens. This March, Longwood is showcasing their Winter Wonder collection inside the Conservatory. This collection of tropical flowers is a breath of fresh air on a harsh winter day! The showcase runs until March 27.
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