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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The great thing about springtime is that you can finally start going on dates outside! Art in the Open is a biennial event across Philadelphia that celebrates artists and their relationships to the urban environment. The event makes for a great date because it allows you to explore different parts of the city, from Fairmount to South Street, learn about art and artists, and, it’s totally free! Grab your guy or gal this weekend and experience art in this unique way.
Unleash your inner Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze from Ghost in this introduction workshop at The Clay Studio! Let’s Make! explores the basics of centering clay and throwing things like bowls and cylinders on the wheel. While the class is $40, it is as affordable as it gets when it comes to creating with clay. Plus, you and your partner will create something together and have a great time!
This spring, nothing beats sipping on beer and strolling through Franklin Square as it is illuminated by the spectacular Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival. No matter your age or budget, the festival is truly the perfect date night. You can marvel at the installations, play mini-golf and even watch special performances beginning on May 1 all the way until June 30.
Bring your date to the theater to experience a new twist on an old Shakespeare classic! Romeo and Juliet: A Requiem follows the traumatized parents of the young couple in an inventive new way that becomes an act of truth and reconciliation. You have until May 27 to catch these soliloquies and sonnets at the People’s Light in Malvern, PA.
Grab a drink and enjoy the PHS Pop Up Garden on South Street with your better half. Not only is it a romantic spot full of twinkling lights and plants, it also has great deals on drinks and food. The Pop Up Garden is open every single day, starting on May 3 through the fall, making it the ideal place to meet up after work or on a special Saturday night.
Check out these other low-cost and free events in the Philadelphia area!