The first full week of March is booked solid with awesome things to do to keep Philly residents and visitors plenty busy.
Many inspiring and enlightening events celebrating the talent, achievements and successes of women take place this week as Women’s History Month continues. Highlights include an author event with two prominent feminist writers; a showcase of works-in-progress by women and non-binary performing artists; and a festival highlighting women and non-binary comedians.
The blockbuster PHS Philadelphia Flower Show continues this week as well, attracting and inspiring hundreds of thousands of attendees with its groovy theme and stunning floral designs before wrapping up on Sunday.
Another annual spectacle, the Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade, ends the week with a spirited promenade featuring Irish dancing performances, traditional Irish music and decorated floats.
And Philadelphia’s food scene thrives with the city’s top chefs, food writers and restaurateurs coming together for the annual Philly Chef Conference at Drexel University. Guests can enjoy panels, lectures and — naturally — some very delicious food.
Check out all of our picks for this week in Philly, below.