Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Feb. 16 to 18 | Philly Views
February 12, 2018

Cheap Date: Philly Events for $20 and Under, Feb. 16 to 18

Written by Breanna Perez

You deserve to have a good weekend, and Philly Views can help you with that. Cheap Date is a guide to weekend events that are $20 and under. It doesn’t matter if it’s a first date, 100th date, or just something to do with friends.

From a Chinese New Year celebration to Philadelphia quizzo, and everything in between, find your plans this weekend with Cheap Date.


Friday, 2.16

Get Pegged Cabaret, February


This event is partnered with the William Way LGBT Community Center. Beginning at 10:30 pm, Get Pegged will be hosting entertainment from various performers of Philadelphia and New York.


Gimmick Anniversary Show

Philly Improv Theater

This late-night talk show consists of inappropriate discussion and free booze. This event is from 11 pm to midnight.


Karaoke Night

Dilworth Park

The Rothman Institute Orthopedics Cabin will be hosting karaoke night in Philly for anyone who wants to sing the night away while enjoying drinks and food. This event is from 6 to 9 pm.


Marvel’s Black Panther Hip Hop Night


For all the avid cosplayers of Philly, this one’s for you. Come dressed as your favorite superhero in preparation for the premier of Marvel’s Black Panther. This 21+ costume party will be held from 10 pm until 2 am.


Saturday, 2.17

Lincoln Financial Field Tour

Lincoln Financial Field

The Super Bowl may be over but the hype about our victory definitely isn’t. From 1:45 until 5 pm, you can take a tour of the Lincoln Financial Field.


Philadelphia Mardi Gras Bar Crawl

The Gaslight

Who doesn’t love a Mardi Gras parade? This Saturday, there will be exclusive specials and free entry for each Old City bar on this bar crawl list. If you complete the bar crawl, you get a free Mardi Gras T-shirt. This event is “rain, snow or shine” with registration opening at 2 pm.


Philly Beer Yoga for February

Bourbon & Branch

This monthly event is back with a unique twist to your yoga routine. Starting at 2 pm, you can drink your favorite beers during a relaxing yoga session. This event is for any yoga level. General Admission includes the beer, but bring your own yoga mat.


Chinese New Year Celebration

Reading Terminal Market

From 10 am to 2 pm, you can indulge in the Chinese culture while celebrating the Year of the (under)Dog. There will be food demonstrations, Chinese Martial Arts shows, Lion Dance performances, and more.



Philadelphia Brewing Company

This event is hosted by the Philadelphia Brewing Company and the Pennsylvania SPCA. You can enjoy drinks from Philadelphia Brewing Company while playing with the furry friends that are up for adoption. This event is from noon to 3 pm.


Sunday, 2.18

Grace Dance Theater 6th Annual Black History Celebration

Performance Garage

To commemorate Black History Month, go out and enjoy Philadelphia’s talented dance companies. This events has two times for this Sunday: 3 or 7 pm.


Wine and Spirits Fest

Sugarhouse Casino

Summoning all the winos of Philly – this event’s for you. This Sunday from noon to 4 pm, Sugarhouse Casino will be hosting two sessions of wine sampling for free. Sampling is unlimited, but don’t overdo it.


The Taco Bowl

Hi Spot Bowling Lanes

General admission gives you access to shoes, lanes, and a taco bar. To make it even better, this venue is BYOB. This event is from 2:30 to 4:30 pm.


The Office Quizzo

World Cafe Live

Team up with your trivia-loving friends and go test your knowledge of the best sitcoms of our generation. Due to an overwhelming interest in the event, there will be two sessions of quizzo: 2:30 and 7:30 pm. Winners will get prizes, including the chance to win a $100 gift card or concert tickets.


Sunday’s Free Improv Jam

Philly Improv Theater

Enjoy the spotlight at Philly improv for a fun and supportive night. This event invites and encourages improv actors of all levels. This event occurs every Sunday until February 25.

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