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Top 5 Date Ideas and Things to Do this February Around Philadelphia

By: Nicholas Franks02.08.24

From live performances to unique experiences, the city has curated a diverse lineup of things to do this month for Valentine's Day and beyond. We’ve ensured that your calendar remains full of delightful moments and memorable experiences throughout the winter season. This list promises to guide you through the must-see events in February around the City of Brotherly Love.


Winter in Franklin Square

Thursdays thru Sunday from now until February 25th, 2024 | 5PM – 9PM

Location: Philadelphia, PA | Franklin Square

Price: Electrical Spectacle Light Show (FREE) | Chilly Philly Mini Golf with LOVE (Adults: $15, Children: $12) | Street Curling ($40 for groups up to 8 people)

You don’t need to live in Clark W. Griswold’s neighborhood to still enjoy exterior illumination.

Indulge in a winter wonderland experience from now until Sunday, February 25th, 2024, where you can immerse yourself in a FREE light show accompanied by seasonal winter music every half hour. Join in the festive spirit by engaging in a round of 18 uniquely themed holes inspired by both Philadelphia and winter concepts, perfect for enjoying with friends and young family members. Embrace the chilly weather by bundling up around a cozy fire pit or go for the gold in an Olympic-style, ice-less curling match in the heart of the square with up to 7 of your closest friends. Need a break? Head inside the tent at Ben on the Rocks for a snack or warm beverage.  

Check out this video showing off the event!


Boyz II Men

Saturday, February 17th, 2024, at 8PM

Location: Philadelphia, PA | The Met

Price: Tickets start at $65

Motownphilly’s back again.

Treat yourself or special someone to an unforgettable evening of soulful serenades as Boyz II Men takes the stage in Philadelphia on Saturday, February 17th. Known for their timeless harmonies and amazing R&B catalog, attending a concert can be the perfect addition to your Valentine's plans by creating an atmosphere of love and connection. With their smooth vocals and classic hits, Boyz II Men provides the ideal soundtrack for a memorable date night, offering a chance to reminisce, and create cherished moments with your significant other in the city of Brotherly Love.





Harlem Globetrotters 2024 World Tour

Thursday, February 29th, 2024, at 7PM

Location: Philadelphia, PA | The Liacouras Center

Price: Tickets start at $25

The Savannah Bananas of Basketball.

Get ready, for unparalleled basketball wizardry to hit the city later this month. This much-anticipated event promises an exhilarating display of skill, athleticism, and, of course, plenty of comedic antics that have made the Globetrotters a global phenomenon.

Audiences can expect a dazzling showcase of ball-handling skills, incredible trick shots, and high-flying dunks that defy gravity. The Harlem Globetrotter’s unique blend of sportsmanship and entertainment creates an unforgettable experience for fans of all ages. Whether you're a die-hard basketball enthusiast or just looking for a night filled with laughter, the Globetrotters will be a slam dunk of entertainment. Grab your tickets now and join in the excitement as the Globetrotters bring their world-renowned showmanship to the City of Brotherly Love.




Colin Jost Performs at Parx Casino (21+ Event)

Friday, February 16th, 2024, at 8PM & Saturday, February 17th, 2024, at 8PM

Location: Bensalem, PA | Parx Casino and Racing

Price: Tickets start at $35

If you don’t laugh, you cry… but sometimes if you laugh hard enough you also cry too.

Prepare for an evening of laughter and entertainment as the witty and charming Colin Jost, known for his comedic talents on Saturday Night Live, takes the stage at Parx Casino. With his distinctive humor, Colin is set to deliver a stand-up performance that will leave the audience busting at the seams. Parx Casino venue provides an intimate setting, allowing fans to get up close and personal with the comedian. Whether you're a devoted SNL enthusiast or simply seeking an evening filled with laughter, Colin Jost's performance at Parx Casino promises an unforgettable experience. Brace yourself for a night of comedic brilliance with one of today's comedic gems.



Drunk History in Bristol Borough (21+ Event)

Friday, February 16th, 2024 at 8PM (Topic: Valentine’s Day/Love) & Friday, February 23rd, 2024, at 8PM (Topic: Serial Killers)

Location: Bristol Borough, PA | Bristol Books and Bindery

Price: $20 per person

“I drink and I know things.” - Tyrion Lannister (Game of Thrones)

Drunk History is one of the fastest growing events in historic Bristol Borough, Bucks County. Hosted within the new Bristol Books and Bindery, this bookstore will make you feel like you’ve just traveled back in time. Each session focuses on a different topic told by in-house historian and local history teacher. Attendees are not just spectators, they’re active contributors, encouraged to participate and ask questions throughout the night. This BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) event is perfect for those individuals who want to bring along their favorite drink. For those looking for a snack or a drink before the event, Mill Street offers a variety of restaurants, distilleries, and pubs before the events.

Whether you're a history enthusiast or just looking for a fun and enlightening evening, Drunk History at Bristol Books and Bindery promises an enriching journey through time, where the past comes alive with each spirited tale.



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