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 Stranger Things Snow Ball Dance Party to a Mardi Gras celebration and everything in between, find your plans this weekend with Cheap Date.
Friday, Feb. 9
Isla Verde Cafe
Bring out your dancing shoes for Latin Night, where you can enjoy all of your favorite music such as salsa, reggaeton, and Merengue. The dance party starts at 9 pm.
Visitors can enjoy free samples of Devil’s Backbone Brewery Company products at AbvBev. The tasting goes from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Temple Performing Arts Center
Head to the Symphony on a budget with this free concert hosted by Temple University’s Symphony Orchestra. This Grammy-nominated orchestra will surely fulfill your craving for classical music.
Landmark’s Ritz Movie Theatres Philadelphia
Grab your popcorn and head to the theatre for a screening of The Room. The movie starts at 11:59 pm, so don’t be late.
Saturday, Feb. 10
Roll out of bed and head to the PhilaMOCA for your favorite Saturday Morning Cartoons. Audience members will receive complimentary cereal to enjoy during the showing. The theme for this month is video games. The cartoons will begin at noon.
Take a break from fighting the Demogorgons and celebrate ’80s style. Guests are encouraged to cosplay and/or wear prom attire. The dance starts at 10 pm.
You can now buy advanced tickets to the Snow Ball Dance Party to skip the line and guarantee a spot at the party here at @voltagephilly! Retro formalwear and/or cosplay encouraged but totally optional! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – #riotnerd #voltagelounge #voltagephilly #philly #event #snowballdance #strangerthings #cosplay #retro #dance #2018
Blue Cross Riverrink
From 2 to 6 pm you’ll be able to enjoy samples from a variety of vendors such as Chickie’s & Pete’s, Franklin Fountain, and Garces Group. Beer and wine samples will also be available.
The Fillmore Philadelphia
Join the DJs at the Fillmore for all of your favorite rap music and Drake hits. The party starts at 9 pm.
Party New Orleans style at Mardi Gras 2018. Everyone is encouraged to wear purple, yellow, and green. The event will also feature hula hoop dancers, DJs, stilt walkers, and a $500 cash balloon drop. The celebration last from 9 pm to 2 am.
One Liberty Observation Deck
Take your love to a new level at Liberty One Observation Deck. Indulge in cheese, chocolate, and wine while enjoying a beautiful view of Philly from 57 floors above the city. This event takes place from 5 to 8 pm.
Say cheese (and then eat it). Enjoy the best views and delicious samples from Di Bruno Bros. at our Love Above Philly event. Link in bio. #PhillyFromTheTop #LoveAbovePhilly #philly . . . #therealphilly #visitphilly #Philadelphia #igers_philly #whyilovephilly #phillypulse #instaphilly #phillygram #discoverPHL #visitPA #philadelphia_citylife #phillyprimeshots #phillyunknown #215shooters #jj_philadelphia #phillymasters #phillyigers #explore215 #pcpotd #igers_philly_street #ourphilly #datenight #valentinesday #love
Embrace the winter weather by enjoying ice sculptures and an Arctic Village. If you get hungry along the journey, you can also enjoy wine and cheese samplings and other snacks. This event begins at 5 pm.
Taller Puertorriqueno, Inc.
This unique open mic night allows poets to share their work. Audience members can also enjoy vendors and food while supporting local artists.
Head to the 2nd floor of Tattooed Mom for mixer event featuring arts & crafts, activities, and raffles. Some vendors will be selling items, such as Cake Bits and Batter & Crumbs. So make sure to bring your wallet to take home some tasty treats. The event starts at 1 pm.