Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Dec. 1 to 3 | Philly Views
November 29, 2017

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Dec. 1 to 3

Written by Jamie Walsh

There is never a dull weekend in Philadelphia, but with so much going on, it’s easy to overlook some of the more affordable events that would make for the perfect date night.

Cheap Date is a guide to weekend events that are $20 and under. No matter who you chose to head out on the town with this weekend, Philly Views has you covered.


Friday, 12.1

Havana Nights

World Cafe Live


Settle in upstairs at World Cafe Live for a free night of Cuban food, cocktails, and music provided by Philly’s own Cuban band, Conjunto.


The Lucas Brothers

Helium Comedy Club


Two fresh-faced, must-watch comedic brothers make their way to Philly for a special event at the Helium Comedy Club. With appearances in 22 Jump Street and The Grinder, Kenny and Keith Lucas are an act you can’t miss.

22 jump street #thelucasbrothers #thelucasbrothersmovingco #thelucasbros

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That’s So Disney

University of Pennsylvania


Take your date out to enjoy an evening that will bring you both back to your childhood. Disney A Cappella will be hosting its fall show in Houston Hall.



200 S 12th St.


Bearlesque returns for First Friday this weekend. Enjoy an adult night out with the classical acts of the men of Bearlesque starting at 10 pm. It’s also followed by a huge dance party.


Saturday, 12.2

’70s Night

Draught Horse


Take a trip back to the 1970s while helping raise money for Jenna’s Blessing Bags for the Homeless, an organization started in honor of Jenna Burleigh, a Temple University student who was killed earlier this year. Hard cider and mac and cheese specials will be available, followed by a raffle and a night of ’70s music and dancing.

Choose one. #horselife

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The Underpants

Temple University Randal Theater


A witty satire adapted from the Carl Sternheim classic, Die Hose. It tells the story of how the Maske family’s lives are thrown into absolute chaos when wife Louise’s pants fall down during a town parade.


A Christmas Carol

Walnut Street Theatre


Start the Christmas season off right by enjoying the Walnut Street Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol.

Sunday, 12.3

Holiday Bazaar

Greensgrow Farms


Support local Philadelphia artists and start crossing things off your holiday shopping list with homemade gifts from artists and makers.


The Dean’s List

Philadelphia Improv Theater


Three students from the PHIT Training Center are chosen at random and paired with a veteran performer for an improv performance like no other.


Pete Hill / Kirby and the Vibe Tribe / Doc Baker / Jake Cassman

The Barbary


A nice mix of local and traveling bands.

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