If you’re looking for an adventure this year as winter fades into spring, why not check out one of these upcoming events in Philadelphia? Philly and its surrounding areas present a plethora of wonderful March events and activities for people of all ages. Here are some of the most exciting March offerings, so be sure to mark your calendars:
The Philadelphia Flower Show, March 4 -11
This is a don’t-miss Philly event every year, widely celebrated as one of the oldest and largest indoor flower shows in the world. Whether you’re a flower aficionado or just someone looking to admire some beautiful blooms, you’ll love exploring the vast showcase of traditional and exotic flowers.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 11
Philly takes great pride in its spectacular St. Patrick’s Day parade, a high-spirited city tradition since 1771. Elaborate floats, traditional Irish music and dance, bagpipe music, and green everywhere – a perfect way to celebrate Irish culture in a city with a long history of ties to the people of Ireland.
Philadelphia CineFest, March 22 – April 1
This eleven-day film festival extravaganza showcases some of the best works in independent and foreign cinema in theatres throughout the city. There are movies for every taste, including shorts, features, and documentary films, exciting special guests, and a series of fun festival-hosted social events around Philly.
Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show, March 23 – March 25
This nationally renowned event presents a dazzling exhibit of one-of-a-kind home furnishings. The show features some of the most cutting-edge design innovations side by side with more traditional furniture pieces – something for every taste.
15th Annual Philly Fur Ball, March 31 – April 1
This wonderful event, which raises money for the Morris Animal Refuge, is a perfect outing for pet lovers. Attendees enjoy a delicious dinner, music and dance, a silent auction, an open bar, and a beer tasting menu, among several other fun activities throughout the night.