January 26-28, 2018

Weekend Picks: Philadelphia Auto Show, RiverRink Winterfest, Chinese New Year At Penn Museum And More

Roll into your weekend with dozens of fun events throughout the region...

It’s still another loooong week until our own Philadelphia Eagles take on the Patriots in the Super Bowl. So what’s there to do between now and then? Plenty.

The Philadelphia Auto Show rolls into the Pennsylvania Convention Center for another annual showcase of some of the world’s most beautiful and newest automobiles. Check out about 700 different classics, concept models and new designs — and even test drive a few.

Friday is the last chance to take advantage of Center City Restaurant Week. Enjoy deals on three-course lunches (at select restaurants) and dinners as more than 120 popular Center City restaurants.

World Wrestling Entertainment brings its ringside drama, wrestling finishing moves and primetime stars to the Wells Fargo Center for two big events this weekend, including Royal Rumble on Sunday.

Get an early taste of Chinese New Year with a celebration at Penn Museum featuring Chinese dance and music, family activities and more.

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Read on for our guide to this weekend in Philly.

Friday, January 26

Top Pick

Center City Restaurant Week

Friday is the last day to treat yourself to a fantastic meal without breaking the bank at 120 different Center City restaurants and eateries...

Top Pick

Virago-Man Dem at Painted Bride Art Center

An exploration of black masculinity from the perspective of a leading African-American female choreographer Cynthia Oliver comes to Old City...

LIVE MUSIC, COMEDY, THEATER AND DANCE

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Winter Fountains on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Part of Parkway 100, this free, outdoor exhibition illuminates the Parkway with a stunning nighttime display of surreal, glowing videos projected on to four large domes...

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...

Philadelphia Auto Show

The Philadelphia Auto Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center this Saturday and Sunday with a showcase of more than 700 cars, test-drive opportunities and more. (Photo courtesy Philadelphia Auto Show)

Saturday, January 27

Top Pick

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

This popular waterfront attraction offers a chalet-style Lodge Restaurant and Bar, an Olympic-sized ice skating rink, a stellar view of the Ben Franklin Bridge and more...

Top Pick

Chinese New Year Celebration at Penn Museum

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with contemporary Asian film, kung fu martial arts demonstrations, calligraphy, a lion dance and parade and more...

Art Star CRAP Bazaar

(Sat, Sun)

Hit the Art Star shop in Northern Liberties this weekend with not-so-perfect (but still endearing) clothing, jewelry, pottery and accessories from more than 20 makers...

LIVE MUSIC, COMEDY, THEATER AND DANCE

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Winter Fountains on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Part of Parkway 100, this free, outdoor exhibition illuminates the Parkway with a stunning nighttime display of surreal, glowing videos projected on to four large domes...

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...

Crowd at Rothman Institute Cabin at the Dilworth Park Wintergarden in Philadelphia

There's just one month left (no!) to enjoy all the fun that the Dilworth Park Wintergarden has to offer, including ice skating, a cabin for lounging (above) and more. (Photo courtesy Center City District)

Sunday, January 28

Top Pick

Dilworth Park Wintergarden

City Hall has become a winter wonderland this season, featuring an ice skating rink, a cozy cabin, and a garden and maze...

Top Pick

WWE Royal Rumble at Wells Fargo Center

Pile drivers, clotheslines and more arrive at the Wells Fargo Center this week when the road to March's Wrestlemania event comes to South Philly...

Top Pick

Yoga at the Horticulture Center

End your week surrounded by lush plant life with a calming yoga session in Fairmount Park's Horticulture Center...

LIVE MUSIC, COMEDY, THEATER AND DANCE

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS

Winter Fountains on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

(Fri, Sat, Sun)

Part of Parkway 100, this free, outdoor exhibition illuminates the Parkway with a stunning nighttime display of surreal, glowing videos projected on to four large domes...

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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