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A Super Weekend in Philly and the Southern New Jersey Shore

As you may have heard, the Eagles are going to the Super Bowl! We’ve got a guide with plenty of fun watch parties all lined up for you. Plus, we’ve got other great activities in the days preceding the biggest game of the year.

Boy Scouts of America Expo

February 3 10:00 AM

Hamilton Hall
Mays Landing, NJ

The theme for this year’s expo is “Discovery!” Come and see what these exceptional young men have discovered this past year. While you’re there, enjoy watching the kids participate in the exciting pinewood derby race.

Stinky Kids: the Musical

February 3-11 (various times)

Walnut Street Theatre

Philadelphia, PA

Follow the funny story of Britt, as she and her friends embark on an epic adventure to get a hunk of gum unstuck from Britt’s hair.

Barber Shop Quartet

February 3 1:00 PM

Avalon History Center

Avalon, NJ

The women of the Cape Shore Chorus are warmed up and ready to sing favorite American songs with their killer harmonies.

African American History Month

Through February 28

National Constitution Center

Philadelphia, PA

With special exhibits and programming, the National Constitution should be a destination this year for your Black History Month commemorations.

Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World

Opens February 3

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

Learn about the ancient adaptability and unique life of the crocodile species. Learn interesting facts about the species and how they’ve managed to survive for so many years at this fascinating exhibit.

Super Bowl Tailgate Block Party – St. Stephen’s Green

February 4 11:00 AM

St. Stephen’s Green

Philadelphia, PA

This family-friendly Super Bowl tailgate will shut down 17th Avenue. Enjoy face painting, corn hole, a costume contest (even for dogs!) and plenty of other fun while cheering for the Eagles!

Super Bowl Tailgating- The Fillmore

February 4 3:30 PM

The Fillmore

Philadelphia, PA

Come and enjoy this all-ages watch party event on Sunday. Feast from the mouthwatering buffet and enjoy giveaways and live broadcasts from the event.

Friends and Fam Game Day- Punchline Philly

February 4 4:00 PM

Punch Line Philly

Philadelphia, PA

Watch the Super Bowl at Punchline! Purchase a buffet ticket and reserve your seat for this exciting viewing party.

Super Bowl Viewing Party- Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest

February 4 6:00 PM

Delaware River Waterfront

Philadelphia, PA

Featuring all you can eat provided by Chickie’s and Pete’s, humongous 12 foot screens, and an open bar. Enjoy cheering for the hometown team at this watch party inside the heated lodge at Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest.

 

Philadelphia And Southern New Jersey Shore Events This Week

There’s plenty to keep everyone in the family entertained this week in Philly. From shopping to breakfast with trains, there’s a ton to keep everyone busy!

The Macy’s Christmas Light Show at Macy’s Center City

November 24 – December 31

A classic Philadelphia tradition this time of year. Come see the lights and hear the Wanamaker Grand Organ.

Christmas Village

Ends December 24

Visit LOVE Park for this Christmas market modeled after a traditional German Christmas market, featuring over 80 vendors selling crafts, gifts, and food.

The Dillworth Park Wintergarten

With a diverse calendar of exciting winter events, the Dillworth Park Wintergarten has seasonal activities for everyone, including skating, cocktails, craft classes, and college nights.

D&M’s Pop Up Shop

December 4-8

Drexel University’s Design and Merchandising program hosts this pop-up shop. Shop for handmade gifts for everyone on your list, including yourself!

Breakfast with the Trains

Saturdays Dec 9- Sat Dec 16

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the trains at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Included with admission is this exclusive look at the museum’s trains, breakfast, and a commemorative gift.

A Philly POPS Christmas

Ends December 19

A Christmas favorite. Join the Philly POPS for this annual concert featuring holiday favorites and appearances by several local choirs and vocalists.

Handmade: Indoor Holiday Market and Philly Small Press Faire

Saturday, December 9
Grab a few more presents for under the tree while supporting local artists and craftspeople. This market features shopping, workshops, and free children’s activities.

Herr’s Snack Factory Christmas Lights

Ends January 1

Load everyone in the car and enjoy this free drive through the light display on the campus of the Herr’s Snack factory.

Events In NJ This Week

Atlantic City Christmas Parade

Sunday, December 10

Join Atlantic City’s Biggest Christmas Parade to date, featuring floats, trucks, cars, celebrities, dancers, cheer squads, animals, clowns, armed forces marching band, and more.

Tree Lighting Ceremony Ventnor

Friday, December 15

Bring the kids to the tree lighting ceremony in Ventnor where they can warm up with hot chocolate and visit with a surprise guest.

Ventnor Holiday Art Show and Sale

December 15-16

The event will feature work of local artists including handmade pottery, jewelry, mosaics, paintings, glass and more.  Come shop and enjoy refreshments and live music.