10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

things to do in Philly

Looking for some fun and unique things to do in Philly this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Eat ice cream for breakfast, make your own terrarium and more. Here are 10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend. 

10 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

things to do in Philly

Things to do in Philly: FOOD & DRINKS

Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day

Weckerly’s Ice Cream and Cake Life Bake Shop are teaming up to create a special breakfast-inspired sundae to celebrate the whimsical holiday. The tasty sundae is made of French Toast bread pudding topped with crème fraiche ice cream, Rival Bros espresso hot fudge, whipped cream and candied corn flakes. The sundae is $9 and a portion of sales will be donated to The Fund for the School District of Philadelphia.

Feb. 2, 9 am-12:30 pm, Cake Life Bake Shop, 1306 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia, $9, cakelifebakeshop.com

Philadelphia Winter Craft Beer & Cocktail Festival

Taste all of the flavors of winter at this spirited and refreshing event. There will be delicious hot cocktails and unlimited samples from over 30 breweries pouring winter brews, IPAs, stouts, porters, lagers, barrel-aged brews, light lagers and more. The event will also feature delicious bites from local food trucks, live entertainment, games, contests and much more.

Feb. 1, 6:30 pm-11 pm, 23rd Street Armory, 22 S 23rd St, $14-$59, 23rdstreetarmory.org

Wine and Chocolate Pairing 

Chaddsford Winery is hosting this delicious tasting as part of their tasting series. This walking tasting tour will feature 5 stations boasting artisan chocolates carefully paired with their award-winning wines. The chocolate and wine tasting will be available on weekends throughout the month of February. 

Feb. 2-3, 1 pm-5 pm, Chaddsford Winery, 632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, $25, chaddsford.com

Things to do in Philly: GOING OUT 

First Friday at Treno 

Head to Treno this Friday for their popular patio (it’s enclosed) party featuring seasonal refreshments and bites. Guests can indulge in specialty cocktails crafted with Ketel One Botanicals and a featured beer along with winter-themed goodies (think roasted leek risotto and red velvet cake gelato) while local musician Michael Thompson performs. 

Feb. 1, 5 pm-10 pm, Treno, 233 Haddon Ave., Westmont, NJ, trenopizzabar.com

Terrarium Night at Square 1682

The Center City hotspot is hosting a free terrarium making class, Sticks & Stones, with cacti expert Heather Rosenfelt. During the class check out some of Square 1682’s spirited cocktail specials to keep you happy and hydrated. All supplies will be provided and space is limited, its recommended to sign up ASAP by calling 215-563-5008. 

Feb. 2, 5 pm-6 pm, Square 1682, 121 S 17th St., Philadelphia, free, square1682.com

Things to do in Philly: FAMILY

R.L. Stine’s GOOSEBUMPS: Phantom of the Auditorium

This silly and spooky musical is hitting the stage at the Walnut Street Theatre from Feb. 2-10. Based on the best-selling books from R.L. Stine, Philadelphians can delve even more into the classic Goosebumps world and follow the mysterious story of Brooke and Zeke’s school play. Is it a practical joke or is the school’s theater really haunted? You’ll just have to see to find out. 

Feb. 2-10, various times, Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St., Philadelphia, $11.50-$18, walnutstreettheatre.org

Lunar New Year

Head to the Independence Seaport Museum to celebrate the Lunar New Year with family-friendly activities. Families can learn about the heritage of Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Japanese cultures while also partaking in fun activities such as playing the Korean boardgame “Yut”, crafting your own year of the pig drum, creating your own dragon puppet and much more. 

Feb. 2, 11 am-3 pm, Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, $14-$19, phillyseaport.org

Things to do in Philly: ARTS & CULTURE 

G. Love & Special Sauce

G. Love & Special Sauce are coming to the city of Brotherly Love to perform some of their hit songs “Cold Beverage”, “Baby’s Got Sauce”, “Milk and Cereal”, “Rodeo Clowns” and more. The concert is for all ages, anyone who wishes to drink from the bar must have an ID. 

Feb. 2, 8 pm, The Fillmore, 29 E Allen St, Philadelphia, $27.50, thefillmorephilly.com

Groundhog Day

South Street Cinema will be playing the hit 1993 feature film Groundhog Day on, well, Groundhog Day. Watch Phil live his day on repeat and re-live the classic story over and over again. Show times start at 10 am and go until midnight with a show beginning every two hours. 

Feb. 2, South Street Cinema, 327 South St., Philadelphia, facebook.com/southstreetcinema

Feminist Flea Market 

This fun, free and unique pop-up market will feature over 60 female vendors and artists selling different goodies including jewelry, clothing, handmade items, collectibles and much, much more. Feel the girl power and celebrate all that is female this weekend. 

Feb. 2, 10 am-4 pm, Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St., Philadelphia, free, undergroundarts.org