Things to Do in and Around Philly This Weekend: Feb. 22-24

Philadelphia and its surrounding counties always have something going on. Whether it’s a beer festival, a winter festival, Orchid Extravaganza or ice skating, this area is full of winter fun every weekend. We’ve found the top (and affordable) choices of what to do this weekend, Feb. 22 to 24.

Feb. 22-24

What: Kennett Winterfest

Taste lager, stouts, IPAs and more at this winter festival. Tickets include all-you-can-drink brews from area breweries and food is pay-as-you-go.

Where: 600 S. Broad St., Kennett Square, Pa.

When: Saturday, from 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Cost:  $60

What: Fallen Hero Polar Bear Plunge

Support the families of fallen police officers by taking the plunge into the chilly Atlantic Ocean off North Wildwood. Enjoy a pizza party at Keenans the night before.

Where: Kennans North Wildwood, 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., North Wildwood, NJ and 15th Lifeguard Station

When: Friday pizza party at 6 p.m., Saturday plunge at 11 a.m.

Cost: $20 for pizza party; $40 for plunge

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: 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: 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

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