It’s the weekend and you know Philly is filled with fun things to do. If you’re wondering what to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered on the best things to do this weekend in Philadelphia.
It’s finally here! The 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show opens this weekend in Philadelphia. As expected, this highly-anticipated, annual event returns to The Pennsylvania Convention Center this year from March 2-10, 2024. This family-friendly event will feature bold and creative floral arrangements sure to amaze visitors as well as world-class shopping, live music, and delicious foods. Read more here.
Where: 1101 Arch St.
Saturday February 24, Puttshack, the world’s first and only tech-infused mini golf experience finally opens. Spanning an impressive 26,000 square feet, Puttshack Philadelphia boasts four 9-hole tech-driven, highly competitive mini golf courses powered by Puttshack’s patented Trackaball™ technology. Guests can compete against one-another in groups of up to six players.
Where: 1625 Chestnut Street
Studies show that 80 percent of people eat with their eyes. But when you take the sense of sight away, your other senses become even stronger. Interested in testing this theory? Then grab your tickets for the ultimate tasting experience combining fine dining and suspense: Dining In The Dark, a blindfolded dinner experience unlike anything you (haven’t) seen before.
Tickets are going quickly –get yours here!
Where: The Twisted Tail, 509 S 2nd St.
Now until March 8, 2024, enjoy $20, $30, $40 or $55 per person dinner deals at over two dozen participating restaurants offering three-course fixed menus. Come see why East Passyunk is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Philadelphia and yes, food is absolutely a main component. Dine out and support small businesses during this family-friendly annual event.
Giant Trolls, on a mission to inspire humans to take better care of nature, are taking over the Philadelphia Zoo this winter. Now open at The Philadelphia Zoo, meet six, folklore-inspired Trolls who were created using repurposed wood.
Where: 3400 W. Girard Ave
Kick off your luck of the Irish with this adult-friendly event. The Whiskey Walk at the Philadelphia Zoo takes place March 2 from 11am to 6pm. During this event, you’ll taste eight Irish whiskeys at eight stops throughout the Zoo. The event is rain or shine and tickets are required to participate. For more information, visit here.
Where: 3400 W. Girard Ave
From the mind of artist Nathan Sawaya, marvel at over 100 awe-inspiring works of art created from millions of LEGO bricks.Visitors will get an up-close, in-person view of original works of art as well as re-imagined ones. See famous masterpieces such as Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa designed exclusively with LEGO bricks.
For more details and to purchase tickets, read more here.
Where: 222 N. 20th St.
Concourse Dance Bar in center city has a secret ice bar perfect for cool cocktails, selfies, photos, and wintertime fun.This Philly-centric ice bar features 20 Peter Slavin sculptures by award-winning artist Peter Slavin including the Liberty Bell, the LOVE sculpture and a whimsical, butterfly-wing wall that makes for a totally awesome photo-op.
Where: 1635, Back Entrance, Market St.
Every weekend is a great time to go on a spontaneous date night. If you’re looking for romantic things to do in the city that aren’t just your typical, mundane dinner -we’ve got you covered. From date night in a bookstore to an intimate candle-making session, these seven date night ideas are sure to be a winner.
Where: see list here
We’ve come up with a list of essential things to do any day of the week in Philadelphia. Whether you’re a native or newcomer, there’s always something to do off the beaten trail in Philadelphia. If you’re looking for something to do this weekend that always amusing, begin by reading our list here.
Where: wherever the city takes you