The Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show Hits Town This Weekend, March 31-April 2

Beautiful and functional furniture displays take over the 23rd Street Armory...

You might want to take a seat for this one: The 22nd annual Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show returns this weekend, March 31-April 2, at the 23rd Street Armory!

Designed to be artistic yet functional, one-of-a-kind furnishings handmade by skilled artisans from all over the country  will fill the show. Find everything from couches to dinner tables to rocking chairs and more at the three-day furniture soiree.


  • The Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show takes place March 31-April 2.
  • The event will be held at the 23rd Street Armory.
  • Furnishings from 45-plus artisans will be on display to admire and purchase.
  • A preview party kicks off the show on Friday, March 31.

The Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show show is the longest running event of its kind, drawing as many as 3,000 furniture fans each year.

This year’s exhibitors range from makers of handcrafted wooden spoons (Spoonwood) to masters in metal and iron (Red Metal) to contemporary potter and ceramic artists (Skeff Thomas). The complete list of exhibitors can be found online, here.

The Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show show kicks off with a special preview night party on Friday, March 31 from 6-9 p.m. Attendees can purchase furniture offerings before anyone else while enjoying access to an open bar and an array of small bites. Standard preview party tickets are $45. VIP passes are also available for $75 and include all-weekend access to the show as well as complimentary Champagne.

The show continues on Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular admission is $15 per person and $8 for students. A weekend pass can be ordered in advance for $12.

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling (215) 387-8590.

Start clearing out some space now in your weekend agenda — and in your living room! Now’s your chance to spruce up your home with exclusive furnishings that no one else will own.

Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show

When:Preview Party, March 31; General Admission, April 1-2
Where:Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show, 22 S. 23rd Street
Cost:$15 for general admission, $8 for students; Preview party tickets are $45 ($75 for VIP passes)



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