Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (8/18-8/20) | Philly Views
August 16, 2017

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (8/18-8/20)

Written by Erin Kelly


8.18

Pon De Barbary

The Barbary

$5 to $7

Major dance party upstairs with DJs spinning Sean Paul, dancehall, reggaeton, and more. Kanye loves Kanye night going on downstairs.

 

Smooth Jazz with Grace Kelly

Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing

Free

One of the last Friday nights to check out jazz and blues live performances by nationally-known artists.

 

That Friday Night Jawn

Kung Fu Necktie

$5

Check out the local dance scene with WhiteRice, Gummibear, and BeeTee Beats performing. Cheap drinks and a good party vibe.

 

Food & Flicks

Eakins Oval

Free

Bring your own blanket or chair to this outdoor viewing of Invincible. Get there early to listen to ’80s and ’90s music and get some grub from food trucks.

 

 

8.19

Beer Yoga

Bourbon & Branch

$20

Bring your own mat to this event, which happens on every third Saturday. All yoga levels are welcome.

 

Artist Reception: Ripley Nichols

The Resource Exchange

Free

Stop by this South Kensington spot and see the works of Ripley Nichols. Her printmaking, paintings, and tapestries will be on display.

 

Liberty Lands Market

Liberty Lands

Free

Homemade ice cream, women’s jewelry, and local food available for purchase.

 

40th Street Summer Series

40th and Walnut Streets

Free

One of the last times to experience this event this summer. Outdoor concert with giveaways and free samples.

 

BBQ & Brews Fest

Fishtown Hops

Free

Beers, limited BBQ menu items, free bourbon tasting, live blues music, and food trucks.

 

8.20

Instagram Scavenger Hunt

Evil Genius Beer Company

Free

Charge your phones and be ready to play. Gather a team of five people and head to some of Fishtown’s favorite drinking spots.

 

League of Legends IV

Bourbon & Branch

$10 t0 $15

A gathering of vendors, designers, and artists performing hip hop and R&B.

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Caribbean Festival

Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing

Free

Celebrate the Caribbean way. Food, drinks, and performances going on all day.

 

School of Rock Summer Festival and Benefit 

The Foundry at The Filmore

$12 to $15

Musical performances with songs from the ’60s, Pearl Jam, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more. All proceeds go to assisting families with paying for the Philadelphia School of Rock program.

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