Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 & Under, May 18 to 20 | Philly Views
May 16, 2018

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 & Under, May 18 to 20

Written by Bernie Rodgers

You deserve to have a good weekend, and Philly Views can help you with that. Cheap Date is a guide to weekend events that are $20 and under. It doesn’t matter if it’s a first date, 100th date, or just something to do with friends.

From Drake night to Parks on Tap, and everything in between, find your plans this weekend with Cheap Date.


Friday, 5.18

The N Crowd

Philly Improv Theater


Called “Philadelphia’s premiere improv troupe” by Philadelphia Style Magazine, this imprvo group is holding a show this Friday. It starts at 7 pm.


Parks on Tap: Fernhill Park

Fernhill Park


Parks on Tap rolls its outdoor drinking and lounging setup to Fernhill park through May 20. It lasts from 4 to 11 pm.


So Far Gone: Drake Night

The Fillmore Philadelphia


This event features a strictly Drake playlist so come out and party to OVO’s finest. It starts at 9 pm.


Spring Gem Show

Beadworks Philadelphia


If you love jewels and luxury living, then this is the event for you. Come out and see a variety of special stones not typically held at this Passyunk Avenue shop.


Saturday, 5.19

Super Saturday Matinee: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

South Street Cinema


Bring a date to watch this daytime screening of classic cartoon film. It starts at 2 pm.


Class Show: Improv 201 with Rob O’Neill

Philly Improv Theater 


Over the past eight weeks, these PHIT Training Center students have been learning the art of improv performance. Come out and see their progress in this performance at 2 pm.


Philly’s Safe Injection Sites: Separating Fact from Fiction



To clear up any questions about Philly’s extremely progressive decision to open safe injection sites, the co-chair of Philadelphia’s Opioid Task Force will be holding a Q&A. This informative event lasts from 4 to 6 pm.


Swing Dance Workshop

Merge Dance Studio


This beginner’s workshop is giving a lesson on swing dancing. Bring a date and learn some classic moves at this 3:30 pm event.


Sunday, 5.20

Sunday Funnies: Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid

South Street Cinema


This Sunday comedy special is featuring this classic Steve Martin film. It starts at 7 pm.

Doogie Horner kicks off our first Sunday Funnies

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Nature Movie Series: Wall-E

John Heinz Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum


This wildlife center is having a free screening of this beloved futuristic Pixar film. Bring a date and watch it at 7:30 pm.


Open Blues Jam 

The Twisted Tail


This South Philly venue is holding a Sunday blues special. Come listen to some blues from 5 to 9 pm.

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