Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 & Under, June 8 to 10 | Philly Views
June 5, 2018

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 & Under, June 8 to 10

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, pizza parties to Pride Month parties and everything in between, find your plans this weekend with Cheap Date.


Friday 6.8

Late Night Pizza Party

Cinder Copper & Lace


Reminiscent of those middle school sleepovers filled with pizza, makeovers, and movies? Well, Cinder is bringing back a blast from your past with $3 slices of pizza and $5 drafts courtesy of Pizza Boy Brewery in celebration of Philly Beer Week.


Midnight Madness Movie

Ritz at the Bourse

Tommy Wiseau’s The Room has a BIG reputation. The Room will be playing at midnight at the Ritz, so you can come and judge for yourself whether it’s the worst movie ever or a Hollywood legend (or both).


Parquet Courts Concert

Union Transfer

The New York indie-rock band Parquet Courts is stopping in Philly on its summer tour, so if your playlist is getting dry, go and check out some live music at one of Philly’s best concert venues. Doors open at 7:30 pm.


DJ Deejay Boat Party

The Deck

If you get seasick, maybe sit this one out, but for all of you who don’t mind the waves, this boat party boasts throwback tunes and a major dance party. Party starts at 10 pm.


Saturday 6.9

Fishtown FestivAle

Frankford Hall

From noon to 8 pm, Fishtown will be the hub of a street festival beginning at Frankfurt Hall. There will be activities, live music, and of course food and beer, as this year’s event highlights Fishtown’s dining, shops, and local artists.


Live Band Karaoke Night

Johnny Brenda’s 

This is no ordinary karaoke night. Pat Finnerty and The Full Band will be providing the live music to all of your favorite songs to sing (or scream) to. Doors open at 8 pm.


Philly Veg Fest

Bainbridge Green

From 11 am to 4 pm Veg Fest will be celebrating vegan and plant-based living with cooking demonstrations and live music, as well as vegan food vendors and shopping.


PIFA Street Fair

Broad Street from City Hall to South Street

PIFA always knows how to end its festival with a bang, and this year is no exception. It features street performers, interactive activities, carnival games, food vendors, live music, an Olympic high dive performance, virtual reality swings, super slides, oh and a ferris wheel that’ll be casually chillin’ on Broad Street. It’s NBD. Street Fair lasts 11 am to 7 pm.


What’s My Line? Comedy Show

Good Good Comedy Theater

From 7 to 8:30 pm Good Good Comedy will be hosting a live tribute to the classic TV gameshow What’s My Line?, so come out and see if these comedians can guess your “line” of work.


Sunday 6.10

LGBT Pride Parade and Festival


It’s Philly’s 30th Pride Day Festival this year, which means we’re not just celebrating the LBGTQ+ community, but the history and progress of our city! The parade will take place in the Gayborhood at 11:30 am, and the festival will continue at Penn’s Landing starting at noon. Get ready for a celebratory day full of food, drinks, and live performances.

Large crowded at the Pride Festival! #phillygaypride #gayphilly #lgbtphilly #lesbianphilly

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Bachata & Salsa Lesson

Art Museum Steps

Show off your dance moves (or at least try them out) with this bachata and salsa lesson at the Art Museum. This dance social lasts 5 to 7 pm.


Pride Brunch

Cuba Libre 

When the Philly Pride parade wraps up, you can head over to 2nd & Market for complimentary apps and a cash bar. The event is free, but space is limited so be sure to register ahead of time.



Flambo Caribbean Restaurant  
$10 to $20

$10 will get you general admission to this brunch party, and $20 will get you bottomless mimosas until 4 pm. Event starts at noon.


Peach Kelli Pop Concert

Kung Fu Necktie

Known for their Ramones-structured rock songs, Peach Kelli will be performing at this Fishtown venue. Opening for Peach Kelli will be South Philly’s own psychedelic pop group Mavis the Dog, and The 1910 Chainsaw Company whose music has been compared to a tidal wave of vintage style psychedelic pop. We’ll see you there.

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