Tonight Picks: Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Night Market West Oak Lane, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Brothers And More

The city is abuzz with blockbuster events all over. The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll brings $1 deals to Cedar Park, Night Market returns to West Oak Lane and more. (Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia)

Blockbuster events and major festivals of all sort fill the city this evening as Night Market, the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll and an alfresco movie night pop up across Philadelphia.

Food trucks of all sort — pizza, tacos, dessert, cheese and much more — fill Ogontz Avenues with more than 50 food trucks for Night Market West Oak Lane, a super popular food truck festival complete with live entertainment, beverage vendors, an on-site Visit Philly photo booth and more. The festival runs from 6 to 10 p.m. Check out our full guide.

The Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll serves up affordable food and drink deals from more than 30 West Philly restaurants and a healthy dose of music and family-friendly fun, too. Indulge in $1 bites from popular spots like Little Baby’s Ice Cream, Milk and Honey Market and Gold Standard Cafe.

Due to the rainy weather tonight, the Schuylkill Banks’ first outdoor movie night at Grays Ferry Crescent has been canceled. No need to fear, the rain date for tonight’s movie, Despicable Me 2, is August 28.

Our top picks for tonight, below.

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll: The ultimate deal-seekers festival, the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll returns tonight from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cancel any dinner plans and head out for $1 deals from more than 30 West Philly vendors lining the street from 43rd to 50th Streets on Baltimore Avenue. Enjoy eats from Green Line Cafe, Gold Standard Cafe, Desi Village, Little Baby’s Ice Cream and much more. Numerous food trucks will also set up shop at the event, too. Check out our full guide to the action, right here.

When: Thursday, June 19, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: 43rd to 50th Streets on Baltimore Avenue
Cost: Pay as you go

Night Market West Oak Lane: More fine food takes over another street across town as, Night Market West Oak Lane returns. Tonight from 6 to 10 p.m., indulge in an array of mobile eats as food trucks from all over the city make their way to the super popular festival. The fine street food ranges from delicious standbys like tacos al pastor and pepperoni pizzato imaginative fare like peanut butter, bacon, cheddar and pickle sandwiches. Drool. Live music and entertainment round out the festivities. Be sure to stop by the free Visit Philly pop-up photo booth at Ogontz Avenue and Walnut Lane. Check out our full Night Market guide.

When: Thursday, June 19, 6-10 p.m.
Where: 72nd and Ogontz avenues
Cost: Pay as you go

Free Beer and Cheese Happy Hour at Di Bruno Bros.: Di Bruno Bros. at Franklin Market celebrates Thursday with its free weekly beer and cheese happy hour. Tonight, sip samples from three breweries — Ommegang, Victory and Flying Fish — and nosh on perfectly paired cheese, too. Happy hour is from 5 to 7 p.m. and is completely free.

When: Thursday, June 19, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Di Bruno Bros. Franklin Market, 9th and Sansom Streets
Cost: Free
 

The $1 deals keep on coming at the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, tonight from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia)

More happenings, below.

Third Thursdee at Pizza Brain: Tonight, an awesome food collaboration takes the spotlight at Pizza Brain and Little Baby’s for their recurring Third Thursdee event as Federal Donuts joins the ranks. Enjoy a fried chicken-inspired pizza and a donut-inspired pizza, and fill up on Thai-centric ice cream. Pair your eats with complimentary beer from Yards Brewing Company, too.

When: Thursday, June 19, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Pizza Brain, 2313 Frankford Avenue
Cost: Pay as you go

Liberty to Go to See at The Cliveden: As part of Historic Germantown’s Juneteenth programming, the Cliveden teams up with the New Freedom Theatre and Philadelphia Young Playwrights to present Liberty to Go to See, a performance based on the Chew Family Papers which are documents about the Chew family’s plantations and slaves. The show kicks off tonight at 7 p.m. and tickets are $12 per person.

When: Thursday, June 19, 7 p.m.
Where: The Cliveden, 6401 Germantown Avenue
Cost: $12

National Martini Day at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House: Raise a glass to the martini as Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House celebrates National Martini Day with food and drink specials for the after-work crowd. From 5 to 6 p.m., enjoy complimentary cheesesteak dumplings, and all night sip the restaurant’s VIP Martinis at a discounted price — from $14 to $10.

When: Thursday, June 19, 5-11 p.m.
Where: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, 1426-28 Chestnut Street
Cost: Pay as you go

Summer Solstice Salsa Party at Morris Arboretum: Celebrate the summer solstice at Morris Arboretum as it hosts a salsa party tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. The Café Con Pan Band is slated to provide attendees with salsa favorites beginning at 7 p.m. Pre-show activities begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are required and are available online.

When: Thursday, June 19, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Cost: $8 member adult, $4 member child under 12, $16 non-member adult, $8 non-member child under 12

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