Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Mar. 30 to April 1 | Philly Views
March 26, 2018

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Mar. 30 to April 1

Written by Breanna Perez

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 comedy shows to Easter brunches, and everything in between, find your plans this weekend with Cheap Date.


Friday, 3.30

“Weeding Out The Stoned” Comedy Show

Good Good Comedy

This unique comedy show is going to knock your socks off with sixteen comedians. What’s the twist? Only one of them are sober. Weed out the sober comedians among others who are stoned while answering trivia questions throughout the night.


Guilty Pleasures Last Show

Philly Improv Theater

Guilty Pleasures will be running its last show. It is one of Philly’s longest-running comedy shows with Philadelphia’s funniest comedians.


March Philly Fish Fry

University of Pennsylvania 
$10 to $12

Philly Fish Fry is a monthly Lindy Hop social dance that calls all beginner and intermediate dancers. Lessons are from 8 to 9 pm and the social dance follows right after until midnight. This Friday is the third Philly Fish Fry of the year. There will also be a live band present and a dance competition throughout the night.



Saturday, 3.31

Film Screening and Book Signing

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

$5 to $7

End Women’s History Month with this screening of the award winning documentary, “Justice is a Black Woman: The Life & Work of Constance Baker Motley.” The screening will be followed by a discussion of “Constance Baker Motley: One Woman’s Fight for Civil Rights and Equal Justice Under Law.” Attendees will have the chance to get their copy of the book signed.


Good Libations Market

Greensgrow Farms

Try the local ciders from Ploughman Farm Cider, Commonwealth Cider, and Kurant Cider at this market. They will also be stocked with local products, including organic dairy, meats, and produce. This event is from 10 am to 2 pm.



The Red Lady

4056 Ridge Ave

East Falls will be getting a pop-up speakeasy where there will be craft cocktails, beers, ciders, and wine. This event is first come first serve basis and runs through May 26. This event begins at 7 pm.


Spring Break Fashion Show

2300 Arena

The 6th Annual Spring Break Fashion Show, presented by IAmAroleMODEL, will feature amazing designers, models, and performances. This show begins at 7 pm.


Sunday, 4.1

Easter Sunday Brunch

Brauhaus Schmitz


Enjoy your Easter Sunday with the Easter Parade at 12:30 pm and, of course, a tasty brunch. Brauhaus Schmitz will be having Easter Brunch specials as well as the regular lunch menu. Specials include Rabbit Benedict, Pfannkuchen (pancakes), Osterschinken, Bavarian Breakfast, and an American Breakfast.


Pop-Up Museum

Eastern State Penitentiary

The Eastern State Penitentiary is flooded with history that visitors don’t see, including photos, magazines, weapons, and more. Since it is impossible to show these artifacts year-round, this pop-up exhibition will give visitors a chance to dig deeper into the penitentiary’s history.


Drink Samples

Infusion Lounge Philly


At this event you will learn about different alcohol concoctions from the ’20s and Philly’s favorites during the Prohibition Era. This demonstration is done by a seasoned bartender and will run from 3 to 6 pm.


Art Gab

Good Good Comedy

This is the kick off for Five Dollar Comedy Week, which will be a 7-day comedy festival with 30 brand new shows. Art Gab will give an inside perspective on everything arts and culture. This show is at 7 pm.

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