Looking for something fun to do with that special someone on a budget? Or perhaps a fun night out for yourself? Phillyfunguide has you covered! Here is a list of this week's date ideas that you may not have thought of in and around Philadelphia, for when dinner and a movie just isn't cutting it. Treat yo'self to an affordable night out with your significant other: most of these events are $25 or less!
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Happy hour never has to end with all-day, $1 margaritas at participating Applebee's restaurants for the ENTIRE month of October!! You heard (read?) us right, as a part of their month-long Neighborhood Appreciation Month, participating Applebee's restaurants will be offering 10-ounce margaritas for just ONE DOLLAR! You can't beat it, so you might as well join it!!
What's cuter than a night out painting pumkpins?! Tavern on Broad is hosting a Pumpkin Paint Night this Wednesday evening from 5-9pm. Just $10 grants you a pumpkin, paint materials and exclusive drink specials, along with live music and a prize for best-painted pumpkin.
Get spooked with the Laurel Hill Cemetery this weekend! Get into the Hallo-spirit with Soul Crawl, Laurel Hill's classic Halloween flashlight tour. Join an experienced tour guide armed with just a flashlight and will as you tour the grounds of the cemetery, learn the stories behind them and end with a bonfire and cocktail specials.
Join The Painted Bride Art Center as they celebrate the 20th Anniversary of their spoken word festival Day of the Poet (DOTP). Once a monthly headline for nine seasons, DOTP returns to honor the movement pioneered by the event, and the spirits of poets past, present and future. Guests will welcome back DOTP alumni Trapeta Mayson, Rich Medina, Twin Poets, DJ Razor Ramon, Ursula Rucker, and festival founder, curator, and Spoken Word legend Kevin O’Neill, along with an open mic lottery, guests from NYC and more!
Burlesque and a TED-style lecture sesh, how can you go wrong? This unique new show from famed local burlesque producer and performer HoneyTree EvilEye and Burlesqueadelphia juxtaposes tantalizing striptease with TEDx-style lectures from the same performers. Topics will range from cellular immunotherapy, the history of fairy tales, using yoga to treat depression, the Head Start program, and the importance of dental health. You definitely won't wanna miss this one!
West Philly community farm Greensgrow is hosting a Music Night this Saturday! Bring your own picnic, or enjoy some of the BBQ and beverages provided while you enjoy live music from local artists Think Like Midnight and Qiana Ganges and Brian Jordan.
Check out these other low-cost and free events in the Philadelphia area!