First dates can be awkward. Lighten up the mood by taking your date to one of these cool events going on around the city this weekend.
If the events don’t seem to interest you, the prices sure will. All of the events listed below are $20 or less and most of them are free.
Don’t worry, we won’t let your date know you didn’t come up with the plans yourself.
The start of a weeklong eating and drinking event. You will also have a chance to win a t-shirt.
We are 1 week away from our favorite event of the year! That's right, Sausage Fest starts on the 15th and runs through the 21st! Swing by for house made sausages and German style beers! We'll be pouring Marzens, Bavarian Hefeweizen, Keller Pilsners, Dopplebocks, Maibocks, Kolsch, Berliners, and Helles Lagers, all from local breweries! #oktoberfest #sausagefest #germanstyle #eatlocal #drinklocal #joellovesgregg #standardtap
The Anne D’harnoncourt Sculpture Garden
Start your weekend off with a clear mind. Bring your own mat to this yoga class with a view.
The Mysteries / Cassandra Nguyen
Rock ‘n’ roll show at this Northern Liberties venue. Food, drinks, and a welcoming atmosphere.
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Well-known artist Cai Guo-Qiang’s largest public art show in 10 years. Going on until October 8.
Artists from around the world come together to showcase their art at this event. Going on all weekend.
Spruce Street Harbor Park
Art and craft vendors, food, games, hammocks, and live entertainment.
Gates of Laurel Hill Cemetery
Two neighborhoods gather to sell reasonably priced crafts and more. Food and beer available for purchase.
Pick a friend and let the games begin. Flip cup, corn hole, and beer pong are just some of the games going on with chances to win prizes.
Think you have what it takes to be the Fishtown Hops Fall Beer ALEympics champion? Head to FishtownHops.com to sign up for a day of beer and competition with friends. May the best ALEympian win! (Saturday, 9/16 from 4-6pm) . . #fallfest #compete #beer #olympics #fall #autumn #event #free #friends #team #champion #braggingrights #winner #gold #silver #bronze #drink #eat #philly #saturday #views #prize #cheers #athletic #fun
Philly AIDS Thrift
Live music, a dunk tank, food trucks, beer, and more. Kid-friendly with plenty of activities.
More than just your local art show. There will be photographers, live music, live painting, and of course, booze and pancakes.
Bottle Bar East
Just because the summer is over doesn’t mean the BBQs have to stop. Small menu with items under $10 and plenty of beer to try.
Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe
A casual 20 to 25 mile ride through the city. Two rules apply: a water bottle and a helmet or no ride.
Philadelphia’s Magic Garden
Live music and frozen treats for sale at the grand opening of Philly Free Week. Access to the indoor galleries, exhibits, and more.
Food, games, live music, and more.
Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
Celebrate Brazilian culture with food, music, dancing, and more. This is the last multicultural festival of the season.