Our Favorite Events & Things to Do in Philadelphia in March 2017

While the weather is still frosty in Philadelphia in March, there are plenty of ways to heat up your visit to Center City with a host of the hottest annual events happening in the city this spring. From food fests to flowers to flowing taps of beer and wine, our favorite things to do this March can be found in the heart of Downtown Philadelphia, including a couple of the year’s most anticipated events taking place on-site at The Rittenhouse.

  • Philly Craft Beer Festival Saturday, March 4, 2017

Back for its 11th year as one of the top beer festivals in America, the award-winning Philly Craft Beer Fest is your chance to sample over 200 beers from local and national craft breweries, plus pub grub from Philadelphia’s hottest food trucks, at the iconic Navy Yard.

  • The Rittenhouse Cellar Tasting – Sunday, March 5, 2017

A special event for your inner sommelier, The Rittenhouse will open its award-winning wine cellar with a selection of 60 specialty wines available for tasting. Taking place in the newly redesigned Grand Ballroom, this wine tasting event is not just a chance to sample unique wines, but also to learn about their origins and complex flavor profiles so you can become an in-the-know vinophile. Get tickets for The Rittenhouse Cellar Tasting and plan your visit to include an overnight stay in Center City, Philadelphia so you can imbibe like a pro!

  • The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show – March 11 – 19, 2017

What better way to welcome spring than a visit to the Philadelphia Flower Show? The annual production of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is your chance to get up close and smell the roses of this year’s unique showcase, Holland: Flowering the World, featuring fantastical floral, plant, and landscaping displays, as well as the innovative eco-designs and modern urban greening efforts of the Netherlands.

  • Philadelphia Wine Week March 19 – 26, 2017

Now that you’ve learned the art of winemaking, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test as Philadelphia Wine Week descends on area restaurants and bars, including our very own Lacroix. Featuring exclusive wine tastings, flights, and pairings with specialty menus, Philadelphia Wine Week at Lacroix promises to be an exciting adventure for your palate.

Looking for more things to do in Philadelphia this spring or any time of year? Browse our events calendar, consult our guide to attractions in Center City, and plan your perfect getaway to Philadelphia.