February 10-12, 2017

Weekend Picks: Valentine’s Day Events, Free Museum Admission, Black History Month Happenings And More

Check out our guide to this weekend in Philly...

The snow is melting just in time for a busy few days in Philadelphia.

The weekend before Valentine’s Day brings sweet events to major attractions and popular venues. This weekend, visit Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest for an afternoon of free beer samples and V-Day crafts, Chestnut Hill for an ice-carving festival, a Queen Village coffee shop for a curated pop-up shop and more.

Black History Month events also fill the docket for the coming days — think exhibitions, concerts, film screenings and more at spots like the African American Museum, the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and more.

Beyond Valentine’s Day and Black History Month, look forward to concerts, free museum admission, exhibitions and more.

And don’t forget to follow Uwishunu on Twitter and Instagram for updates throughout the weekend.

Read on for our guide to this weekend in Philly.

Friday, February 10

Top Pick

Pegsicle at FringeArts

The pop-up ice bar is open for its second run this weekend...

Top Pick

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Penn's Landing transforms into a winterized oasis with ice skating, a beer garden, games and more...

iLuminate at Merriam Theater

(Fri, Sat)

iLuminate takes the stage at the Merriam Theater this weekend for an uncommon performance featuring dancers in glow-in-the-dark suits...

Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

This weekend, the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for its 19th year...

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...

RiverRink Winterfest

This Saturday, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest celebrates Valentine's Day with free beer samples, free sweet treats, crafts and more. (Photo courtesy Delaware River Waterfront Corporation)

Saturday, February 11

Top Pick

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Penn's Landing transforms into a winterized oasis with ice skating, a beer garden, games and more...

Chestnut Hill Valentine's On Ice

Winter fun is the theme of the day at Laurel Hill Gardens in Chestnut Hill as the neighborhood presents its Valentine's on Ice festival...

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...

African American Museum

This weekend, the African American Museum continues to host special events to honor Black History Month in Philadelphia. (Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia)

Sunday, February 12

Top Pick

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Penn's Landing transforms into a winterized oasis with ice skating, a beer garden, games 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...

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