Tonight Picks: Night Market Arrives In Fishtown Rain Or Shine, Mural Arts’ Open Source, Pier 68 Debut And More

Don’t let a little rain keep you inside, Philly, there’s still a ton going on all over the city this evening.

Night Market goes on tonight rain or shine and hits Fishtown for the first time ever. Visit the foodie festival for eats from more than 85 food trucks and local restaurants, live music, drinks and more.

Open Source, Mural Arts’ month-long citywide exhibition, debuts tonight with an artist talk at Eastern State Penitentiary. Hear from one of the Open Source artists about his installation at Dilworth Park.

Our top picks for tonight, below.

Night Market Fishtown

What: A little rain won’t stop Night Market from hitting Fishtown (Girard and Frankford avenues to be exact) for the first time ever. Head to the food-filled festival for eats and drinks from more than 85 food trucks, local restaurants and vendors. Also enjoy live music and performances at the festival.
When: Thursday, October 1, 6-10 p.m.
Where: Fishtown, Frankford and Girard avenues
Cost: Pay as you go

Pier 68 Opens Today

What: Today is opening day for Pier 68, the latest addition to the Delaware River Waterfront. Located behind the Walmart parking lot in South Philly, the new park promises fishing, lounging and an area for picnicking.
When: Thursday, October 1
Where: Pier 68, 1751 S. Columbus Boulevard

Red Bull Art of Can Philadelphia

What: Starting today, Red Bull Art of Can — a nationwide creative competition and public art exhibition– begins at Dilworth Park. Head to Dilworth to browse a locally curated selection of 30 works by Art of Can finalists.
When: Thursday, October 1
Where: Dilworth Park at City Hall, 15th & Market Streets
Cost: Free

Mural Arts’ Open Source Presents Sam Durant Artist Talk

What: Mural Arts’ Open Source, a open-air, citywide art exhibition, starts today with a free artist talk at Eastern State Penitentiary from Sam Durant, an Open Source artist whose work can be seen at Dilworth Park. Hear him speak about his installation at this evening discussion.
When: Thursday, October 1, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue
Cost: Free

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More events, below.

Discounted Four-Course Menu at Sbraga

What: Today is the final day to score a discounted dinner at Sbraga as it celebrates its four-year anniversary with a discount on its four-course dinner. Tonight, the dinner costs $39 instead of the regular $55.
When: Thursday, October 1
Where: Sbraga, 440 S. Broad Street
Cost: $39 plus tax and gratuity

Grand Opening of The Fillmore in Fishtown

What: Tonight, The Fillmore, a new music space for Fishtown, opens with a show by Hall and Oates. Tonight’s concert is sold out, but be sure to look at The Fillmore’s events calendar for a full rundown of upcoming shows.
When: For complete calendar of upcoming shows, click here
Where: The Fillmore Philadelphia, 1100 Canal Street
Cost: Varies

Last Night Celebration of Beer at Varga Bar

What: Goose Island Brewing Company is in town to celebrate its great brews, and is ending its visit to Philadelphia with a final night celebration at Varga Bar. Look forward to flowing Goose Island brews and $4 drafts.
When: Varga Bar, 941 Spruce Street
Where: Thursday, October 1, 10 p.m.
Cost: Pay as you go

Main Line Restaurant Week

What: The towns of the Main Line celebrate their dining scene with Main Line Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants include White Dog Cafe Wayne, Legal Seafoods and Blue Bell Inn.
When: Thursday, October 1
Where: Participating Restaurants
Cost: $30 or $50, depending on the restaurant

World Sake Day Celebration at Yakitori Boy

What: Yakitori Boy in Chinatown celebrates World Sake Day with a sake hour from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets get you a three-hour open bar, small bites and sake education and a tasting with a sake expert.
When: Thursday, October 1, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Yakitori Boy, 211 N. 11th Street
Cost: $46



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