Philadelphia and its surrounding counties always have something going on. Whether it’s walking the orchids at Longwood Gardens, a bridal fair or a film festival, this area is full of spring fun. We’ve found the top (and affordable) choices of what to do this weekend, March 22 to 24, in Philly and New Jersey.
March 22 to 24
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 Sunday
What: Lehigh Valley Auto Show
Check out the new cars, trucks, SUVS, vans and more in four different venues across campus.
Where: Stabler Arena, Lehigh University, 124 Goodman Dr, Bethlehem, Pa.
When: Through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Cost: $10 for adults
What: Spring Bridal Fair
At the largest bridal event in South Jersey, brides can meet with industry professionals to discuss their wedding dreams.
Where: Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ
When: Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
Bob Saget will headline this year’s fundraiser at the Katz JCC. The evening of comedy will also include an open bar, car raffle, live auction and more.
Where: Katz JCC, 1301 Springdale Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ
When: Saturday at 8 p.m.
Cost: Sold out
What: Israeli Film Festival
This month-long festival celebrates and shares the Israeli experience and culture through films.
Where: Saturday through April 7
When: Various theaters in Philadelphia
What: Celebrate Casey 5K
Race and honor Casey, a 2012 St. Joe's grad, who passed away after battling Leukemia in 2013.
Where: St. Joe's University, 5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia
When: Saturday at 10 a.m.
Cost: Free to watch, $30 to run if you sign up by noon Saturday