Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Jan. 26 to 28 | Philly Views
January 23, 2018

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Jan. 26 to 28

Written by Breanna Perez

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 a ’90s dance party to a lively yoga session, and everything in between, find your plans this weekend with Cheap Date.


Friday, Jan. 26

DJ Deejay ’90s Party! and ’00s Party!

The Barbary


Who doesn’t like to live out their glory days? The ‘90s were known for some of the best music, shows, and fashion trends. Here’s an event that satisfies it all. So, put on your favorite overalls, windbreakers, or graphic tees and go dance the night away.


WXPN 88.5 Welcomes: Sunflower Bean at Everybody Hits

Everybody Hits Philadelphia

$12 to $14

See some psychedelic indie pop at the batting cages. Door open at 8 pm and the show starts at 9.


Octave Cat / Grimace Federation

Johnny Brenda’s

$14 to 16

If you are 21 and older, here’s another performance for you. Show begins at 9:15 pm.


Yoga + Live Music Workshop

Wake Up Yoga

$18 to $20

Who needs to go to a club/bar when you can have the perfect mix of relaxation and music in this 90-minute yoga workshop. Whether you are a beginner or an expert in yoga, you are welcome to this event. This is a perfect way to shake off the work week.


Sketch Comedy: Philly Comedy Wrestling

Improv Theatre


This unique show features live wrestling with a twist. Starting at 9 pm, the writers will provide commentary and sketches to create an hour long comedic show. Can’t make it on Friday? Don’t fret, they will be performing on Saturday as well.


Saturday, Jan. 27

Social Saturday’s: Boozy Cheesecakes

The Institute


Food and booze … say less, Philly. The Institute is serving up a large selection of liquor-infused cheesecakes and hand crafted cocktails from 3 to 9 pm .


Dee-1 Slingshot David Tour

The Foundry


This New Orleans rapper takes the stage at The Foundry, repping his latest album Slingshot David


Social Singles Mixer

Mad Rex


You know what they say: ‘New Year, New Me.’ So, why not add new connections into the mix? If you’re looking for a change to start off 2018, Med Rex will be hosting a Singles Mixer. Drink specials, light appetizers, and ice-breaker activities will be provided. The mixer begins at 7 pm, but is followed by a DJ who will play until 2 am.


The Adult ’90s Party

B-Side Complex


This club is hosting a ’90s party from 9 pm until 2 am.


Chinese New Year

Penn Museum


The Chinese New Year is here, and Penn Museum is hosting the celebration for the 37th straight year. This festivities kick off at 11 am with a mix of activities and performances through the day until about 4 pm.


The Official 2018 Philadelphia Auto Show

The Pennsylvania Convention Center


This is the first day of the Philadelphia Auto Show, which runs through February 4. The show features 40+ worldwide manufacturers and over 700 classic automobiles. It is an easy-to-navigate display of both pre-production and futuristic automobiles.

Almost a week. Link in bio. #PhillyAutoShow

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Sunday, Jan. 28

Love Me Some Comedy Hosted By Skeet Carter

Punch Line Philly


Laugh off the fact that the week is already starting with some live comedy at Punch Line Philly. The events starts at 8:30 pm.


Live On Walnut – Straight Outta Philly

Toasted Walnut Bar and Kitchen


Straight Outta Philly is hosting a night filled with live performances from female hip-hop and r&b artists. Monie & Meek, Firenation, Dark Matter, Ladi J, Sadge and TheVault + are among the performers, who will take the stage from 7:30 to 11:30 pm.


Jazz at The Library Bar

The Rittenhouse


The Rittenhouse will be hosting jazz night every Friday and Saturday through July in its Library Bar. To find out which jazz artist will be performing check out the calendar.

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