Things to Do in and Around Philly This Weekend: March 15 to 17

Philadelphia and its surrounding counties always have something going on. Whether it’s St. Patrick’s Day, restaurant week, strolling a garden or catching a film, this area is full of spring fun even before spring begins We’ve found the top (and affordable) choices of what to do this weekend, March 15 to 17, in Philly and New Jersey.

March 15 to 17

What: King of Prussia Restaurant Week

Enjoy discounted lunches and dinners during this foodie favorite week at participating restaurants.

Where: Various locations in King of Prussia

When: through Sunday

Cost: Between $10 to $40

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

What: St. Pat's Boardwalk 10 miler and 5K run

Wear your green and celebrate St. Patrick's Day and spring with a run on the Atlantic City boardwalk.

Where: LandShark Bar & Grill Atlantic City, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ

When: Saturday at 10 a.m.

Cost: Free to watch

What: St. Paddy's Day at Springfest

This indoor/outdoor St. Patrick's Day event will have beer, food trucks, live music, Irish music and of course green beer!

Where: Xfinity Live!, 1100 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia

When: Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m.

Cost: Starts at $45

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

Cost: Varies

What: Storytelling in the Gallery

Children ages 6 to 10 will enjoy this story telling time outside while they learn about Japanese folklore.

Where: Grounds for Sculpture, 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ

When: Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon

Cost: Pre-registration is free with park admission; Day of is $5 per family plus per person park admission

What: St. Patrick’s Day in Philadelphia

Bar crawls, parties and live music can be found throughout the city. There will be Sunday Masses and church services.

Where: Various Philadelphia locations

When: Sunday

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