Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Oct. 6 to 8 | Philly Views
October 3, 2017

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Oct. 6 to 8

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 movie screenings to fall festivals, and everything in between, find your plans this weekend with Cheap Date.


Friday, 10.6

Night of Lights

Chestnut Hill Conservancy


Images and film will be presented with live music, interactive elements, and theatrical lights. Kid-friendly event with commercial corridors open late.


Movies Under the Stars & Stripes

Betsy Ross House 


Get your weekend started with this double-feature show. Visitors are encouraged to bring food and a bottle of wine to enjoy the movie with.


Throwback Quizzo & Movie: Hocus Pocus

Prince Theater


The Halloween season is here which means you can fully indulge in everyone’s favorite ’90s scary movie. Bring a team to play Quizzo with and stay for the end of the movie when the winner will be announced.


Fishtown First Friday



Honeygrow headquarters in Fishtown is opening its doors to the public for a free craft fair. Items available for purchase as well as food and drinks.


Philadelphia Sixers vs. Boston Celtics

Wells Fargo Center

$14 to $20

Let’s face it. Sixers tickets won’t be this cheap once the season actually starts. The cheap seats aren’t the best in the house, but you can still #TrustTheProcess for this preseason game.


Saturday, 10.7

Midtown Village Fall Festival

Midtown Village Philadelphia


This event has something for the whole family to get excited about. Food, beer, tons of kids events, and live music.


Revolutionary Germantown Festival

Independence National Historical Park


Several events going on throughout the day. The Cliveden museum will be open for tours, performances, presentations, and a Flag Folding Ceremony.


Battle Back with Evil Genius Beer Company



After the Battle of Germantown, join the troops and celebrate their victory with them. Food, beer, and all proceeds going toward Philadelphia Landmarks.


Rittenhouse Farmers Market

Rittenhouse Square


This farmers market is held year-round, and features foods from farmers all over the region. Seasonal items also available. Check out our full listing of farmers markets organized by day of the week.


BRÜ Fall Festival

BRÜ Craft & Wurst


An entire eight hours of snacks, pulled pork sandwiches, lots of different beers, and live music.


Sunday, 10.8

National Coming Out Day Party



Not only is this the largest LGBT event in the city, it’s also this is the largest NCOD event in the world. Every business throughout the Gayborhood will be participating in this event.

Thank you for another great OutFest! #gayphilly #outfest #outfest2016

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Sunday Morning Yoga

Vault + Vine


Make sure you bring your own mat to this class right out from of Vault + Vine. Be sure to check social media for cancellations.


Second Sunday Show and Tell

Second State Press


Meet other artists and bring any of your work – it doesn’t matter if it’s finished or not. Potluck style, so bring food, beer, and wine to share.


Cemetery Tour

Laurel Hill Cemetery


Now that the weather finally starting to feel like Fall, take a guided tour through this cemetery and learn about its history and architecture. The event is rain or shine, and guests are welcome to bring snacks.


Old City Fest

3rd and Arch Streets


Old City Fest is where you can get a little taste of everything. Fashion, food, art, design, and much more. There will also be a family-fun zone, a fashion show, and live music.

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