Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (8/4-8/6) | Philly Views
August 2, 2017

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (8/4-8/6)

Written by Erin Kelly


8.4

First Friday: The Science of Shelley’s “Frankenstein”

Chemical Heritage Foundation

Free

Guest speakers and hands-on activities. See the experiments that motivated Mary Shelley.

 

First Friday Salsa Night

The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons

Free

Live salsa music all night. Get there early for a free salsa dance lesson.

 

Live Local First Friday

Philadelphia Brewing Company

Free

Food, drinks, and a live performance by The Ardvark Felon.

 

’90s Dance Party

La Peg Brasserie at Fringe Arts

Free

Taking you back to the 1990s with hip hop and R&B hits played by DJ Dame Luz.

 

Summer Outdoor Movie

Clark Park

Free

Catch “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” on the big screen before the nice weather is gone. For more outdoor movies in Philly click here.

 

8.5

Sloppy Copy

Fleisher Art Memorial

Free

Local screen printers and artists are celebrated at this one day festival. Food trucks and music showcase by Ranch Jams.

 

Jam at the Docks

Dockside Bar at Dave & Buster’s

$10

Several bands performing throughout the night. Drinks available for purchase.

 

1990s and 2000s Party

The Moshulu

$10 to $15

Party on the water while listening to throwback songs from the ’90s and ’00s.

 

Nalani & Sarina / Evan Wize

Boot & Saddle

$12

Two bands performing at this South Philly venue. Food and drinks available for purchase.

Pipe Richmond Glass Art Show

Creep Records Store

Free

Several glassblowers will have their work available for purchase along with refreshments and music.

 

8.6

2nd Street Festival

N 2nd Street from Germantown to Spring Garden

Free

Food and handmade items available for purchase. Prepare for live performances and beer gardens for over six blocks.

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R5 Punk Rock Flea Market

Spruce Street Harbor Park

Free

Check out several vendors and artists selling unique items or just chill in a hammock.

 

Sweat & Sip

City Tap University City

Free

All workout levels are welcome to join these weekly classes. This week is a pilates class with brunchafterwards.

 

Vegan Pop Mini Flea Market

Tattooed Mom

Free

Vegan food and crafts available for purchase from several vendors. Shop and enter the raffle for prizes.

 

Frog Bikes Demo Day

Firth & Wilson Transport Cycles

Free

Bring the kids to test out these bikes made specifically for children. While you’re at the shop, check out the variety of bikes and merchandise available for adults.

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