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 live music to star gazing and everything in between, find your plans this weekend with Cheap Date.
The Schuylkill Center
From 8 to 10 pm learn how to stargaze while roasting marshmallows. It’s kind of a perfect night out.
Time travel back to the ’80s for the cult classic Back to the Future. Starting at 7 pm there will be a pop-up photo booth, dancing, and food trucks. Event is BYOB (blanket).
Good Good Comedy Theatre
Can you guess who is sober? Sixteen comedians, and all but one is stoned. Guess right and win prizes. Show runs rom 8:30 to 10 pm.
The Twisted Tail
Little Red Rooster Blues Band will be playing at The Twisted Tail, so if you want to spice up your night out at the bar, come see a show while drowning your weekday work sorrows. Show starts at 8 pm.
This week, Ready Player One is playing in Dilworth Park at 8:30 pm. Make sure to get there early though because the first 100 people get free popcorn. Also, don’t forget to bring your own blanket!
Thanks to everyone who came out to #PicturesInThePark last week! It’s back Friday in #DilworthPark, with A Wrinkle in Time! Film starts at 8:30 w/ free popcorn for the first 100 people from @tdbank_us. Stop by before the movie at 7:30 for #PitchersInThePark with music, @budlight specials and @phillyfilmsociety movie trivia! #phillyfilms #outdoormovies
O’ Neil’s Pub
Challenge your friends to a sing (scream) off and see who can belt out the best notes. Karaoke starts at 10 pm.
Repair the World: Philadelphia
Come out noon to 4 pm and support these vendors! This event celebrates businesses that are vegan and LGBTQIA+ and includes a baking demo from 1 to 2 pm.
Pay what you wish
Pretend to be Picasso, or find your inner artist. It can’t be that hard, right?
Fleisher Art Memorial
From noon to 5 pm this outdoor festival will celebrate local screen printers and artists, along with live music and food trucks.
Thomas Paine Plaza
If you’re a plant mom or dad looking for more babies, get on down to Thomas Paine Plaza at noon where the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) Farm for the City will be hosting a plant giveaway. This is a first come, first serve basis.
The Raven Lounge
Calling all indie/alt rock music fans. DJ Reed Streets will be throwing down an epic dance party from 10 pm to 2 am.
JTown Hot Yoga
Stretch away the Sunday scaries with acoustic guitar tunes from 5:30 to 6:45 pm.
International House Philadelphia
Two groups had 48 hours to each write, shoot, and edit a film. From 1 to 3 pm and 3 to 5 pm there will be two viewing sessions to watch each of these two films.
Evil Genius Beer Company
Cure a Sunday morning hangover with yoga and more beer! Your ticket gets ya a free beer along with the class. Class starts at 10 am and is BYOM.
Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
Cold War Kids is headlining this month’s summer block party concert, along with Bishop Briggs, Robert DeLong, Alice Merton, and Deadfellow. Doors open at 1 pm and the music goes all day.
It’s called a day long because there’s drinking and dancing and live music all day long. Don’t miss it.