Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is upon us. This means extended weekend picks and lots and lots of activities going on in Philadelphia. Many museums are offering free or discounted admission on the holiday, and there are concerts and community get togethers galore.
This holiday weekend will provide you with lots of great things to do. We’ve compiled a list of events at bars, museums, restaurants, concert halls, and more, below:
Friday, January 18
Philadelphia Theatre Company’s The Mountaintop (Fri, Sat, Sun) – Opening Day!
Why I’m Scared of Dance at Act II Playhouse (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Nicole Miller Semi-Annual Sale (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
Endgame at the Arden Theatre (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Assistance at the Wilma Theater (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing (Fri, Sat, Sun)
The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making their World at PAFA (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Winter Adventure Tours at Eastern State Penitentiary (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
Saturday, January 19
Recycle Your Christmas Tree (Fri, Sat) – Closing Day!
2013 Philadelphia Auto Show (Sat, Sun, Mon) – Opening Day!
An Ideal Husband at the Walnut Street Theater (Fri, Sat, Sun)
More picks below!
Joan Shepp’s Annual Basement Sale (Fri, Sat)
Snow Bar at Chaddsford Winery (Sat, Sun)
Sunday, January 20
Center City District Restaurant Week: Winter 2013 (Sun, Mon) – Opening Day!
Pod’s Late-Night Happy Hour (Sun, Mon)
Turtles: Journey of Survival at Adventure Aquarium (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at the Franklin Institute (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
Our Top Picks for Brunch (Sat, Sun)
Pizza Week at Pizzeria Stella (Sun, Mon) – Opening Night!
Monday, January 21
Including free admission to the following:
- • National Constitution Center
- • African American Museum in Philadelphia
- • National Museum of American Jewish History
- • National Liberty Museum
- • Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute at the Kimmel Center
- • Philadelphia Museum of Art (Pay-What-You-Wish admission)
La Viet’s Restaurant Week Menu (Sun, Mon)
Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood Gardens (Sat, Sun, Mon)
Martin Luther King Weekend at Eastern State Penitentiary (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)