March 17-19, 2017

Weekend Picks: Philadelphia Flower Show, St. Patrick’s Day Events, Philly Wine Week And More

50+ things to do in Philly this weekend...

This weekend, the city buzzes with festivals, wine events, live performances and more.

It’s the final weekend for the Philadelphia Flower Show, which gives guests a healthy dose of spring during this chilly week. Visit the impressive show to check out a canopy of hanging flowers, demonstrations from horticulture experts, garden shopping and more.

On Sunday, Philly Wine Week kicks off with a huge Opening Corks celebration at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Guests get to simple fine wines in addition to food from a number of local restaurants.

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, March 17

Top Pick

Le Corsaire at the Academy of Music

Continuing this week, Pennsylvania Ballet presents Le Corsaire, a lavish tale of pirates, freedom and true love at the Academy of Music...

St. Patrick's Day at XFINITY Live!

The luck of the Irish is alive and well at XFINITY Live! where the Victory Beer Hall hosts live music by Bangarang and apropos drink specials...

qFlix Film Festival

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

The annual qFlix festival celebrates all genres of film that pertain to or were created by members of the LGBT communities...

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 about preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Distrito

Cozy up inside of one of the city's great restaurants this weekend. (Photo by M. Fischetti for Visit Philadelphia)

Saturday, March 18

Top Pick

Philadelphia Flower Show

The world’s largest garden exhibition of its kind returns March 11-19 with major feats of floral design inspired by the flower fields of Holland...

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 about preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Tria

Philly Wine Week starts up on Sunday with everything from parties and tastings to dinners and more. (Photo courtesy Tria)

Sunday, March 19

Top Pick

Final Day for the Philadelphia Flower Show

The world’s largest garden exhibition of its kind returns March 11-19 with major feats of floral design inspired by the flower fields of Holland...

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 about preconceptions surrounding incarceration in America...

Neighborhoods

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