Spring is in full swing and Philly is coming alive once again! From lantern festivals to candlelight concerts and everything in between, here are the top events, activities, and things to do in Philly this month.
Calm your mind and experience classical music in a whole new light with these sensational concerts located in gorgeous locations. Hosted at venues like the BOK Building, One North Broad Masonic Temple, and the City Winery, each space will be illuminated with flameless candles, creating an unforgettable ambiance. Highlights of the concert series this month include:
- The Best of Hans Zimmer
- A Tribute to Taylor Swift
- From Bach to the Beatles
- A Tribute to ABBA
- A Tribute to Adele
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 May – get yours here.
The Tower Theatre is currently hosting a totally unique entertainment show—a 4D 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. Get your tickets for May dates here!
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 next month, you can get your tickets to the Genie’s Bazaar now!
Kick it prehistoric style! Dinos Alive promises to be an absolute delight for dino enthusiasts both young and old. In this immersive experience, you’ll be able to meet life-sized, moving dinosaurs up-close and learn everything about how they lived while on earth. Hop on the waitlist here!
If you’ve always wanted to explore the underwater world, today’s your lucky day: this tiki submarine-inspired pop-up bar is setting sail in Philly, bringing with it fantastical submerged adventures. A secret location turns into a Cold War submarine, offering you the perfect vibe to party with a live band and drink boozy cocktails in a sea-themed venue. Hop on board the waitlist here!
An immersive murder mystery is making its way to Philadelphia, and it’s your task to solve it! A wealthy old widow was found dead in her home, and you’ve been assigned to be a part of the investigation team to solve her murder. Don’t miss the opportunity to solve the case – sign up for the waitlist here.
Take a break from the endless hours of shopping at King of Prussia and have some fun! This May, 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.
This interactive game lets you play detective as you follow the trail of a missing person through Independence Mall. Meander through quaint Old City streets while using clues and solving puzzles to learn the history and origins of Philly’s most celebrated sites as you attempt to crack the case.
Make the most of a rainy weekend and learn a thing or two! You can learn how to make Pastel de Natas in the comfort of your own home while pastry chef & bakery owner João shares easy-to-follow steps and pro tricks to make your puff pastry using staple ingredients that you’re sure to have in your pantry already. Sign up here!
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, Independence Hall and more.
We can’t wait to see the newest movie releases on a screen larger than our laptops! This spring, there are plenty of anticipated films, like The Northman and Doctor Strange. Get your tickets to the hottest films in Philly here with an exclusive discount.
South 9th Street is the nation’s oldest continually operating outdoor market, and they’re back this year to celebrate the annual Italian Market Festival on May 21st – 22nd, 2022. With live music, arts and crafts, processions, and lots of delicious food, you won’t want to miss it!
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