February 24-26, 2017

Weekend Picks: Philly Bierfest, Exhibition Openings, Last Call For The Ice Rink At Dilworth Park And More

The top things to do this weekend in Philly...

Lace up your ice skates — it’s the final few days to take advantage of the ice rink, cabin, garden maze and other winter attractions at Dilworth Park. The ice-skating season ends at Dilworth Park this Sunday.

On Saturday, a number of popular winter beer festivals return to the area, including the German-centric Philly Bierfest, a barbecue and beer event at World Cafe Live and a celebration of local beer in Kennett Square.

Also on Saturday, the Barnes Foundation opens Person of the Crowd, its latest exhibition. The exhibit features works by more than 50 artists from across the globe who have launched guerilla campaigns to make their voices heard.

Read on for our guide to this weekend in Philly.

Friday, February 24

Top Pick

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Enjoy ice skating, food, drinks, games and more along the waterfront...

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition addressing preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Philly Bierfest

This weekend, three beer festivals hit the Philadelphia area — Philly Bierfest (shown here), Beats, Brews & BBQs at World Cafe Live and Kennett Winterfest. (Photo by Krista Patton Photography)

Saturday, February 25

Top Pick

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Enjoy ice skating, food, drinks, games and more along the waterfront...

Kennett Winterfest

Sample seasonal brews at the annual Kennett Winterfest, an afternoon-long festival in the heart of Kennett Square....

Marian Anderson’s Birthday Celebration

The Marian Anderson Museum in Graduate Hospital celebrates Marian Anderson's 120th birthday with the opening of a new exhibition, performances and more...

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition addressing preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Johnson House

The Johnson House Historic Site celebrates Black History Month with a musical and tours this Saturday. (Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia)

Sunday, February 26

Ongoing Exhibitions

Prisons Today at Eastern State Penitentiary

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Eastern State Penitentiary is now home to the nation’s first major museum exhibition addressing preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

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