Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Feb. 9 to 11 | Philly Views
February 7, 2018

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Feb. 9 to 11

Written by Alexis Rogers

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

Latin Friday with DJ Lebron

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.

Tonight!! No cover to get in! Plenty of FREE parking! Kitchen open late!

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Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company Tasting



Visitors can enjoy free samples of Devil’s Backbone Brewery Company products at AbvBev. The tasting goes from 5 pm to 7 pm.


Temple University Symphony Orchestra

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.


Midnight Madness: The Room

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

Saturday Morning Cartoons



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.


Stranger Things Snow Ball Dance Party

Voltage Lounge


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.


Sweets & Stouts

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.


So Far Gone-Drake Night

The Fillmore Philadelphia

$13 to $15 

Join the DJs at the Fillmore for all of your favorite rap music and Drake hits. The party starts at 9 pm.


Mardi Gras 2018



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.


Sunday, Feb.11

Love Above Philly

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.


Valentine’s on Ice

Chestnut Hill


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.


Voices In Power: A Poetry Open Mic Experience

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.>n&taken-by=voicesinpower_


Vegan Valentine’s Mix Up – Sweets & Meet

Tattooed Mom


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.

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