Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Oct. 27 to 29 | Philly Views
October 25, 2017

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Oct. 27 to 29

Written by Erin Kelly

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 classic Halloween parties to cultural festivals, and everything in between, find your plans this weekend with Cheap Date.


Friday, 10.27

Retro Video Game Day



A BYOB event for all lovers of old school video games. Come out to play the classics and participate in Tetris and Mario Kart tournaments.


The Glow: A Jack O’Lantern Experience

West Fairmount Park

$10 to $16

The very last weekend to check out this event. Bring your cameras because there’s going to be a ton of interesting pumpkins there.


Sunset Yoga

The Anne D’harnoncourt Sculpture Garden

The last outdoor yoga class of the year. Feel free to get into the Halloween spirit and dress up accordingly.


Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Schmidt’s Commons


A full performance by Transylvanian Nipple Productions. You are encouraged to dress up so you can participate in the costume contest, get there early for the pre-show, and check out the prop bags for sale.


I Remember Halloween Party



An all night event with tarot car readings, Halloween music, free candy, a costume contest, and more.


Saturday, 10.28

DJ Deejay Halloween Costume Party

Silk City Diner Bar & Lounge

$5 to $10

DJ Deejay playing throwbacks from the ’90s and ’00s.


Halloween Movie Marathon: Hocus Pocus

The Schmidt’s Commons


Watch this classic about three sisters who try and steal the souls of children on Halloween night. Bring your own chair to this event.


Outdoor Choir Concert

Palmer Park


Sister Cities Girl Choir puts on a show at Palmer Park with sing-alongs, a dad dance-off, and more. Bring your own blanket or chair.


Bar Crawl Fundraiser

Fat Tuesday’s

$15 to $20

Come out to support the Philadelphia Women’s Rugby Football Club. Drink specials, games, and costumes.


Philly Free Streets

3rd and Chestnut to 5th and Indiana Ave


Take a walk or bike your way through Philadelphia’s Historic District with car-free streets. View cool sites, restaurants, beer gardens, art galleries, and more.


Sunday, 10.29

Diwali: Festival of Lights Celebration

Reading Terminal Market


Sample Indian food, watch cultural performances, with mehndi hand painting, and a free cooking demo.


Drag Your Ass to Brunch

Bourbon & Branch

$5 to $15

Prepare to be entertained by Spooky Brittany Lynn and the Philly Drag Mafia. Pancakes, prizes, and drink specials.


Halloween Picnic and Parade

Laurel Hill Cemetery


If you love Halloween, you’ll love spending the day in this historic cemetery. Purchase snacks or bring your own, hay rides, readings, a pumpkin patch, and more.


The American Indie / Fontaine / Polar Bear Lars


$10 to $12

Check out awesome indie and electronic bands at this intimate venue. Cheap drinks and food.


Walking Dead Viewing Party

Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.


If you’re obsessed with The Walking Dead, you want to watch with people who are too. Be here every Sunday to watch every episode on the big screen.

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