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

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

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.

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

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