Things to Do in and Around Philly This Weekend: Feb. 8-10 - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Things to Do in and Around Philly This Weekend: Feb. 8-10



    Philly Theatre Week Kicks Off With Some Improv

    The curtains are about to open on Philly Theatre Week. Hundreds of events and performances will be taking place across the city for the next 10 days. NBC10's Miguel Martinez-Valle is enjoying an improvisational song Thursday morning.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019)

    Philadelphia and its surrounding counties always have something going on. Whether it’s the Auto Show, a PJ party, a week of theater, ice skating or an Orchid Extravaganza, this area is full of winter fun every weekend. We’ve found the top (and affordable) choices of what to do this weekend, Feb. 8-10, in Philly and New Jersey.

    Feb. 8-10

    What: Philadelphia Auto Show

    Check out the auto industry’s latest creations including more than 700 concept, classic, luxury and exotic cars like a "Back to the Future" DeLorean.

    Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia

    When: through Sunday

    Cost: $14 for anyone 13-plus (discount if you buy through SEPTA), $7 for children age 7 to 12, Free for children 6 and under

    Philly Auto Show Roars Into TownPhilly Auto Show Roars Into Town

    From Hollywood cars to luxury sports cars to the newest rides you could own, the Philly Auto Show has you covered. Take a look around at some of the cars on display.

    (Published Friday, Feb. 1, 2019)

    What: Wildwoods National Youth Wrestling Duals

    Elementary and middle school wrestlers will compete in this multi-day tournament with more than 1,500 wrestlers.

    Where: Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ

    When: Friday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

    Cost: Admission fee at door


    What: PJ Masquerade Ball

    Put on your pajamas and get ready to party. Kids will search the museum for clues in order to catch the bad guy, and then dance the night away in pj’s. 

    Where: Garden State Discovery Museum, 2040 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ

    When: Friday, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

    Cost: $30 for children, $5 for adults


    What: Black History in Philadelphia

    Major city attractions, including the African American Museum of Philadelphia, the National Constitution Center and the Free Library of Philadelphia, will host events throughout the month.

    Where: Various locations

    When: All of February


    What:Philly Theatre Week

    For 10 days the city’s theaters offer affordable opportunities including shows, classes, readings and more.

    Where: through Feb. 17

    When: Various locations

    Cost: Between $15 and $30 per person


    What: Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

    When the weather gets chilly, head to rink for some ice skating, fire pits, food, drinks, an arcade and more.

    Where: Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, 101 S. Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia

    When: through March 3, from 1 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sunday

    Cost: Free for general admission, $4 skating admission, $10 skate rentals. Food and drink available for purchase.


    What: Winter at Dilworth Park

    In the shadow of City Hall, families can enjoy ice skating, the Wintergarden, shopping and plenty of snacks and hot chocolate outside at Dilworth Park.

    Where: Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street, Philadelphia

    When: through Feb. 24

    Cost: Free to explore


    What: Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood Gardens

    Stroll through the indoor gardens and witness the beauty of the rarest of flowers.

    Where: Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pa.

    When: through March 24

    Cost: Varies