Posts by Erin Kelly | Philly Views
Temple University graduate and resident of Northeast Philadelphia. Hobbies include eating and spending time with my dog. I can be reached at

Where To Get Your Pumpkin Spice Fix This Fall

Summer is over and the cooler months are among us in Philadelphia, whether we’re ready for it or not. That means fall festivals, haunted hay rides, scary movies, football games,

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (9/1-9/3)

First Friday Salsa Night
The Schmidt’s Commons


Free salsa dance lessons before a live performance by Siempre Salsa Philly.

First Friday Live Local
Philadelphia Brewing Company


Live performance by Satellite Hearts. Beers, ciders, and sandwiches

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (8/25-8/27)

Tyvek / Olivia Neutron-John / Control Top
Everybody Hits


Watch several performances at this BYOB venue. Batting cages set a nice backdrop for live music.

Budweiser Clydesdales Show
Fishtown Hops


Take advantage of the only

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (8/18-8/20)

Pon De Barbary
The Barbary

$5 to $7

Major dance party upstairs with DJs spinning Sean Paul, dancehall, reggaeton, and more. Kanye loves Kanye night going on downstairs.

Smooth Jazz with Grace Kelly
Great Plaza

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (8/11-8/13)

Big Highway
The Schmidt’s Commons


Blues band known to give an upbeat performance. Kid-friendly environment with food and drinks available for purchase.

Midnight Madness: ‘The Room’
Ritz at The Bourse


Arguably one of the best worst

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (8/4-8/6)

First Friday: The Science of Shelley’s “Frankenstein”
Chemical Heritage Foundation


Guest speakers and hands-on activities. See the experiments that motivated Mary Shelley.

First Friday Salsa Night
The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons


Live salsa music all