“The 21st annual Hair O’ the Dog will be our biggest and boldest to date, filled with glamour, excitement, and top-notch entertainment,” says the party's organizer, Buffy Harakidas, director of marketing and special events for Chorus Communications and Metrospect Events. This year, the Crystal Tea Room will transform into a vacationer’s dream as guests hop from the Ibiza VIP room, to the Vegas-inspired ballroom, to the super-exclusive Miami bottle-service lounge. 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., 100 E. Penn Sq., 215-627-5100
Spend the evening enjoying breathtaking performances from the Philadelphia Orchestra with conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and special guest Al Pacino for the Academy of Music’s 158th anniversary event—the only fundraising event benefiting the academy. Guests attending the subsequent ball will be treated to more entertainment, dancing, and an unforgettable dinner to conclude the night. 7:30-9 p.m. concert, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. ball, Hyatt at the Bellevue, 240 S. Broad St., 215-893-1999
Whether you're into driving or dancing... or a combination of both, be sure to join Philadelphia’s elite and the evening's host, Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation, for this black-tie preview of the city's highly anticipated car show. The Garces Group will provide delicious eats while the JellyRoll band will give guests something to dance to as they peruse some of the finest automobiles around. 7-11:30 p.m., Pennsylvania Convention Center, 215-418-4700
Who doesn't love a dinner party for a cause? Your chance to attend one is here with the American Heart Association’s upcoming event held in honor of its dedication to supporting and promoting healthy lifestyles and advancements in research for cardiovascular diseases and strokes. Guests at the ball will be treated to silent and live auctions as well as a delectable dinner and live entertainment. 6 p.m. Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel
Purchase tickets here. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.
Locals and out-of-towners get giddy about the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s annual flower show, so to treat its biggest fans, the organization will host an exclusive black-tie party offering a sneak peak of the convention center's show floor. With a cocktail in hand, attendees will have the chance to stroll through the beautiful blooms, landscapes, and designs and wish for the speedy arrival of spring. 7 p.m., Pennsylvania Convention Center, 215-418-4700