Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (8/25-8/27) | Philly Views
August 23, 2017

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (8/25-8/27)

Written by Erin Kelly


8.25

Tyvek / Olivia Neutron-John / Control Top

Everybody Hits

Free

Watch several performances at this BYOB venue. Batting cages set a nice backdrop for live music.

 

Budweiser Clydesdales Show

Fishtown Hops

Free

Take advantage of the only time the Budweiser Clydesdales will be in Philadelphia this year. Take pictures, drink beer, and stick around for live music.

 

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights

Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing

Free

Lin Rountree will be performing at this outdoor event. This is your last chance to enjoy jazz and blues talent this summer at Penn’s Landing.

 

2000s Indie Night

The Foundry

$2

Some of the best music that you might have forgotten about will be played by DJ Grotzy Versace. Prepare for a huge dance party.

 

Pictures in the Park

Dilworth Park

Free

Catch Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in Center City. Food and drink are available for purchase.

 

The Morelings / Parrot Dream / Gorgeous Porch

Bourbon & Branch

$8 to $10

Indie rock and pop show going on at this Northern Liberties venue. Good food and extensive selection of bourbon.

 

8.26

Makers Market

The Schmidt’s Commons

Free

Two of your favorite things can be done here, shopping and drinking. Shop handmade goods by crafters and artists.

 

Work the Box Reloaded

Kung Fu Necktie

Free

Several DJs performing at this event for one night only. Club music and dancing at this Fishtown dive.

 

Summer Block Party

The Open Kitchen Sculpture Garden

$5

Live music, workshops, craft vendors, and a lot more. All donations go directly to building the garden in South Kensington.

 

Food Truck Fest

Franklin Square

$10

Ten bucks gets you a free drink and one voting ticket for the winner. Choose from a bunch of food trucks and check out some live music.

 

Crafts and Curiosities

Laurel Hill Cemetery 

$5

Unusual antiques and items available for purchase at this event. It also includes self-guided tours through the cemetery, beer, and food.

 

Beyond the Bars

Johnny Brenda’s

$10

A benefit show featuring, Reef the Lost Cauze, Hezekiah, and The Bul Bey. Proceeds go toward providing the youth with a creative outlet.

 

8.27

WTF! Road Ride

Fairmount Bicycles

Free

Twenty-five- to thirty-mile bike ride through Philadelphia. Be sure to bring snacks and water for the ride. Bike rentals available through the shop.

 

BBE Backyard BBQ

Bottle Bar East

Free

Food, beer, and fun at this Fishtown spot. Offerings include BBQ sandwiches and sides along with beer from Evil Genius Beer Company.

 

The Middle GroundFriends at the Falls / Cold Weather Company / Timur & The Squad

The Barbary

$7

Alternative folk, pop, and rock show at this popular venue. Prepare to dance because you won’t see many people standing around.

 

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