Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (9/1-9/3) | Philly Views
August 30, 2017

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under (9/1-9/3)

Written by Erin Kelly


9.1

First Friday Salsa Night

The Schmidt’s Commons

Free

Free salsa dance lessons before a live performance by Siempre Salsa Philly.

 

First Friday Live Local

Philadelphia Brewing Company

Free

Live performance by Satellite Hearts. Beers, ciders, and sandwiches available for purchase.

 

The Schizophonics / The Improbables / The Stents / The Rebel Set

PhilaMOCA

$10 to $12

Close out the summer with four bands putting on a rock ‘n’ roll, garage punk, and heavy soul show.

 

Summer Outdoor Movie

Clark Park

Free

One of the last outdoor viewings this summer. Bring your own blankets. chairs, and appetite with snacks available for purchase.

 

Parks on Tap

Clark Park

Free

Food, beer, and wine in a West Philly park. Chill out in hammocks, play games, and bring your dog.

 

9.2

Framework / Ground / Mother Moon / Ex Dementia / ExoVoid

Ortlieb’s

$10 to $12

Death, black, and thrash metal show going on at this Northern Liberties venue. Cool vibe with a younger crowd.

 

Wolf Dem / KT Caustic / Teknacolor Ninja

Kung Fu Necktie

$5

Techno music, interactive visual stimulation, and a fundraiser at this small venue. Cheap Date bonus points for the “Wall of Shame” cheap beer selection.

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End of Summer Party with Dave P

Dolphin Tavern

$5

Well-known Philadelphia DJ performing all night for an end of the summer party. Local dive bar with a good dance floor.

 

Music Game Show

Bob & Barbara’s Lounge

Free

Play with a chance to win a cash prize. Laid back, friendly environment, and cheap drinks.

 

Study Hall: Improv Comedy

PHIT Comedy

$12

Professors and academic friends gather to tell real and hilarious stories about history and science.

 

9.3

Fireworks on the Delaware

Independence Seaport Museum

$16

One of the best places to watch the fireworks Labor Day Weekend. Live music and a great family experience.

 

Funeral for a Friend

South Philly Comics

Free

If you haven’t already, this is the last day to check out this awesome comic book store before everything is gone. Sales are expected to be going on.

 

Pay What You Wish First Sunday

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pay What You Wish

A chance to learn about different cultures and art periods at whatever price you chose to pay. New exhibits to check out and a lot of history.

 

Jay-Z Night

The Barbary

$5

Hear Jay-Z hits and songs from anyone he has ever worked with. Fun place with a good crowd.

 

’80s Night

Howl at the Moon

Free

Drink specials, costume contest, prizes, and a lot of live music you can dance to.

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