Another lively Wednesday night is on deck in Philly with happy hours, an outdoor movie screening, a neighborhood restaurant week, museum events and much, much more.
Tonight, Night Out Restaurant Week reigns in Fishtown, Northern Liberties and along Penn’s Landing. Head out for $35 meal deals at spots like the Moshulu, Heritage, Morgan’s Pier, Cantina dos Segundos and more.
Tonight is also the second-to-last week for Center City Sips, don’t miss the chance to sip discounted drinks and enjoy discounted food at more than 80 bars in the area.
Remember, the Philadelphia Parking Authority offers free meter parking in Center City after 5 p.m. on Wednesday evenings (except for rush-hour zones, which are free after 6:30 p.m.). The boundaries are from the Delaware River to the Schuylkill River and from Bainbridge to Spring Garden streets.
• Restaurant Week in Fishtown, Northern Liberties and Penn’s Landing
Night Out Restaurant Week continues at top eateries in Fishtown, Northern Liberties and Penn’s Landing. Restaurants like Heritage, Morgan’s Pier, Bardot Cafe, Girard Brasserie & Bruncherie and Bar Ferdinand will be serving up $35 three-course dinners tonight. Click here for our picks.
When: Wednesday, August 26
Where: Fishtown, Northern Liberties and Penn’s Landing
Cost: $35 plus tax and gratuity
• Center City Sips
It’s the second-to-last week for Center City Sips — a citywide happy hour at more than 80 bars. Head out for $5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-price appetizers at top spots like Updtown Beer Garden, Drury Beer Garden, Bank and Bourbon, Bru Craft and Wurst, Charlie was a sinner., The Foodery and Garces Trading Company.
When: Wednesday, August 26, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Participating Bars
Cost: $5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-price appetizers
• Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
It’s pay-what-you-wish Wednesday at the Art Museum! In addition to the regular programming — outdoor yoga, after-hours tours, crafts and more — the museum is celebrating the final Wednesday of the month with a discussion from exhibition curators and a performance by First Person Arts.
When: Wednesday, August 26, 5-8:45 p.m.
Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost: Pay what you wish
• Passyunk Passeggiata in East Passyunk
After work, enjoy live music, extended happy hour, dining specials, extended store hours and a farmers market for the weekly Passyunk Passeggiata event. The fun kicks off with the Singing Fountain farmers’ market at 3 p.m. and continues until 8 p.m. with happy hour, dining deals, shopping, music and more. Listen for music at both the Mifflin Triangle and the Singing Fountain.
When: Wednesday, August 26, 3-8 p.m.
Where: Along East Passyunk Avenue
Cost: Pay as you go
• Free Screening of Dirty Dancing at La Peg
Tonight, La Peg at FringeArts continues its free movie series with an outdoor screening of Dirty Dancing. Watch the ever-popular flick while taking in views of the Delaware River and Ben Franklin Bridge. Tonight is the final night of the summer series, so don’t miss it!
When: Wednesday, August 26, 8:30 p.m.
Where: La Peg, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard
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