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On the Calendar: Philadelphia, February 2020

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From the Flower Show’s dazzling floral installations to the Auto Show’s exotic cars, February in Philadelphia brings spectacular sights worth leaving the house for. If you’re stumped on planning a Valentine’s Day date, attend our alternatives to make your significant other (or Bumble date) swoon.

Black History Month

All February
Various locations, Philadelphia

visitphilly.com
As an important center for African American culture and history, Philadelphia goes big on celebrating with a month of service days, book talks, mixers, and more.


East Passyunk Restaurant Week

Feb. 25–March 8
East Passyunk Avenue, East Passyunk

eastpassyunkrestaurantweek.com


BeethovenNOW

Through Feb. 8
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Center City

philorch.org


19154 5K

Feb. 1
Parkwood Manor, Northeast Philadelphia

191545K.com


Peco Free First Sunday

Feb. 2
The Barnes Foundation, Center City

barnesfoundation.org


Getaway at the Greenhouse

Feb. 1–16
Fairmount Park Horticultural Center, Fairmount Park

myphillypark.org


Philadelphia Flyers vs. New Jersey Devils

Feb. 6
Wells Fargo Center, South Philadelphia

wellsfargocenterphilly.com


2020 Philly Theatre Week

Feb. 6–16
Various locations, Greater Philadelphia

theatrephiladelphia.org
Experience affordable theater productions, readings, and interactive events at this 10-day celebration of the city’s vibrant theater community.


Philadelphia Golf and Travel Show

Feb. 7–9
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks

phillygolfandtravelshow.com


Philadelphia Auto Show: Black Tie Tailgate

Feb. 7
Philadelphia Convention Center, Center City

phillyautoshow.com


Philadelphia Auto Show

Feb. 8–17
Philadelphia Convention Center, Center City

phillyautoshow.com


Feel the Love 5K

Feb. 9
Havertown

runsignup.com


Philadelphia Orchestra: Sorcerers, Spells, and Magic

Feb. 13
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Center City

philorch.org


Valentine’s Day with Tiny Dynamite

Feb. 14
Manayunk Brewing Company, Manayunk

tinydynamite.org
Bring a date or fly solo at this casual look at modern love put on by talented Philly performers. Bonus: every ticket includes pizza and a pint.


Sweetheart Skate

Feb. 14
Dilworth Park, Center City

centercityphila.org


Jurassic World Live Tour

Feb. 14–16
Wells Fargo Center, South Philadelphia

wellsfargocenterphilly.com


Aretha: Respect

Feb. 14–16
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Center City

phillypops.org


Winterfest Live!

Feb. 15
XFinityLive!, South Philadelphia

xfinitylive.com
Warm up with winter lagers and strong stouts at this all-day event featuring unlimited samples of 150-plus brews, games, and outdoor firepits.


Mummenschanz: You & Me

Feb. 16
Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, University City

annenbergcenter.org


Cocktails & Cheese Workshop

Feb. 18
Art in the Age, Old City

artintheage.com


Hello, Dolly!

Feb. 19–March 1
Academy of Music, Center City

kimmelcenter.org


Philadelphia Girls Pint Out February Social

Feb. 21
Triple Bottom Brewing, Northern Liberties

girlspintout.org


Party for the Market

Feb. 23
Reading Terminal Market, Center City

readingterminalmarket.org
Help preserve the nation’s oldest continuously operating farmer’s market at this nighttime fundraiser that transforms the market into a party with more than 1,000 revelers. Expect bites from 30 market merchants, four open bars, six live bands, and casino games.


Celine Dion Concert

Feb. 26
Wells Fargo Center, South Philadelphia

wellsfargocenterphilly.com


The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

Feb. 29–Mar. 8
Philadelphia Convention Center, Center City

theflowershow.com
Floral fans unite at the world’s largest and longest-running indoor flower show. Launched in 1829, the event draws 250,000 people to see themed displays. This year’s “Riviera Holiday” is inspired by vibrant Mediterranean gardens.


Harlem Globetrotters

Feb. 28
Liacouras Center, North Philadelphia

harlemglobetrotters.com


9th Annual Philly Bierfest

Feb. 29
German Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

phillybierfest.com
Taste Pennsylvania’s German brewing heritage at this fest featuring lagers, bocks, weizens, and more. Prost!

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