Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 & Under, May 25 to 27 | Philly Views
May 23, 2018

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 & Under, May 25 to 27

Written by Bernie Rodgers

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 an all female artist dance party night to some classic movies, and everything in between, find your plans this weekend with Cheap Date.

Also, if you want to know where to watch fireworks in Philadelphia for the holiday, we got you on that, too.


Friday, 5.25

Retro Friday: Seven Samurai

South Street Cinema


This classic of samurai cinema is playing at this South Street theater. It starts at 7 pm.

Hip-Hop with Sevon Wright

954 Dance Movement


It’s pretty rare you can find a dance class for such an affordable price. Have a different type of date with this event from 8 to 9 pm.


Saved by the Bar: An 8 to the Bar A Cappella Experience

Mitchell Auditorium of Drexel University


The Drexel and Temple University acapella groups are holding this completely free show! It begins at 7:30 pm.


Saturday, 5.26

Super Saturday Matinee: Samurai Jack

South Street Cinema


Come catch a screening of this cartoon ’90s classic about your favorite samurai warrior. It lasts from 2 to 4 pm.


Homegirl: All Female Artists Night

Kung Fu Necktie


If you’ve been craving an all-girl anthems playlist, then this is the event for both you and your date! It starts at 10 pm.


Art Star Pop-Up Market

Spruce Street Harbor Park


This pop-up market will feature over a dozen different craft vendors. Come relax by the waterside and pick up a few presents. It lasts from noon to 5 pm.


U.S. Air Force Band “Full Spectrum” and Fireworks

Penn’s Landing


Come catch this romantic event displaying the first waterfront firework show of the summer! Also, there’s a free concert, too. It lasts from 7:30 to 9 pm.


Sunday, 5.27

Sunday Funnies: Army of Darkness

South Street Cinema


This theater is screening Sam Raimi’s masterpiece from 6 to 8 pm.


U UP? Comedy Showcase and Open Mic

Fergie’s Pub


This Center City pub is hosting a comedy show and open mic night this Sunday. Bring a date and laugh from 8:30 pm to 1:45 am.


CORE + The Dean’s List

Philly Improv Theater

Free (Donations Encouraged)

Come out and catch this improv comedy show. It lasts from 8 to 9 pm.

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