Music | Reggaeton and Latin Trap Night

Music of these genres has been dominating the charts as of late. Get into it with the tunes of all the big trap artists on the radio right now - Cardi B, J Balvin, Rosalia and way more. | 11 pm. $5. The Foundry, 29 E. Allen St.

Outdoors | Made in Philadelphia Fall Market

Buying local is always the way to go. Bring in the new season with all the goodies you could imagine. This weekend-long market will feature plenty of artisans and one-of-a-kind items each day. | 11 am. Free. Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th St.

LGBTQ | Euphoria: A Qunify OutFest Party

It’s never felt better to just be yourself. Celebrate you at this party that’s all about being true to who you are. Philly AIDS Thrift will also be offering up some cool clothing items for you all to check out. | 10 pm. $5-$20. Love City Brewing Co., 1023 Hamilton St.

Party | Freedom Party PHL

This jawn usually goes down in NYC, but it’s here for a special night. Come attend an old school dance party for the ages. It’s been acclaimed as one of the best several times over, and is a highly sought-after nightlife experience. | 10 pm. $10. Moshulu, 401 S. Columbus Blvd.


Dance | Frisky Friday

There would be nothing more terrifying than a monster that knows how to pole dance. After all, it does take an insane amount of strength to do so. However, this introductory class is open to any ghoul in training who wants to learn how to turn a few tricks on the pole. Costumes are welcome. | 8:30 pm. $18. 1301 Locust St.

Classy shit | Monsters Ball Masquerade

A classy affair to honor a historical landmark. Come in cocktail attire and disguised behind a mask to honor all the work put in to preserve and restore the Academy of Music. | 8 pm. $125. The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia, 10 Ave. of the Arts.

Museum jawns | Friday Remix

Spend a night at the museum the cool way. The entire historical building is yours to listen in on live performances, enjoy some food and drinks and gaze at some beautiful art. | 6 pm. $28. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.



Badass hip-hop from down on the bayou. This cousin duo really broke out onto the scene with first studio album “I Want to Die in New Orleans.” Now, they’re living large, and recently collaborated on a track with Travis Barker of Blink-182. | 8:30 pm. $40-$45. Franklin Music Hall, 421 N. 7th St.


Interests | Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The land we built this city on used to belong to the Lenni-Lenape. Let’s honor their beautiful culture with this day on a site where a sacred tree once stood. 11 am. Prices vary. Penn Treaty Park, 1301 N. Beach St.

Festival | Harvest Festival

Parks and Recreation superfans unite to celebrate the ultimate fall festival. We cried when we had to say “bye bye” to Lil’ Sebastian, but we smiled when we saw how big of a success the Harvest Fest was. Recreate that proud moment by showing up and turning up for the fest. | 12 pm. Free. Evil Genius Beer Co., 1727 N. Front St.


LGBTQ | Philly Trans March

March for the cause no matter your gender identity. Our greatest power as people is mobilizing and make our voices heard. | 1 pm. Free. Malcolm X Park, 5100 Pine St.

Festival | Mums and Mutts Fall Festival

You should never miss the chance to support animal rescues. Celebrate the beauty of the fall season at this tenth annual festival, where adoptable pets will be there to cuddle up to you.  | 11 am. $10. Burke Playground, 2nd and Jackson Sts.

Interests | Antique and Vintage Flea Market/Sidewalk Sale

There are some items that you just can’t get anywhere else other than an antique flea market. See what local artisans have to offer while taking a stroll along Passyunk. Maybe you should get someone to hold your wallet for you so you don’t impulsively buy everything. | 8 am. Free. Locations vary along E. Passyunk Ave.

Music | Roots, Rock and Research

This benefit concert is in support of the A.J Drexel Autism Institute. Raise some awareness while raising the roof to some awesome rock acts. | 6 pm. $40-$80. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.

Music | Five Iron Frenzy

Sounds like a golf outing, but ok. Little do you know, though, that these guys are some of the most powerful ska artists out there. Kick and flail in the pit to their upbeat tunes. | 8 pm. $25. First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St.


Food & Drink | Philadelphia Wing Festival

Do you prefer drumsticks or flats? No matter your preference, all wing enthusiasts are welcome to chow down at this food fest. Try all of the juiciest wings that Philly food spots have to offer. | 2 pm. $13. 2300 Arena, 2300 S. Swanson St.


LGBTQ | OutFest

One of the nation’s largest celebrations where you can celebrate being you. This also happens to be the largest National Coming Out Day celebration in the country, which falls on Oct. 11. | 12 pm. Free. Locations vary.

LGBTQ | Sunday Tea: OutFest Edition

Spill it all on the floor at this special edition of the legendary dance party. You know everybody will be feeling themselves here even more than usual. All are welcome to this inclusive party that is especially QTPOC centered. | 5 pm. $10. Chatayee Thai, 1227 Walnut St.

Party | The Thrifty Disco

By night, this neighborhood staple thrift store is turned into a funky little disco for this party. This time, it’s celebrating local radio station WKDU’s electronic music marathon. Dance nonstop | 10 pm. Prices vary. Philly AIDS Thrift, 710 S. 5th St.

Art | Arts in the Parlor

Barbara Whiteman – the founder of the Philadelphia Doll Museum - will be here to teach us all a history lesson. She’ll be showing us some of the oldest existing European dolls that tell stories of African-American history. | 4 pm. $10. Paul Robeson House, 4951 Walnut St.


Interests | Sexy Cigar Sundays

Oh, baby. Sit in a smoky room and puff on a fat cigar with your friends. Only the sexiest are given access, so all of you should get in just fine. | 4 pm. Free. Mirage Lounge, 119 South St.

Music | Shovels and Rope

This isn’t a serial killer’s shopping list - it’s the music that dreams are made of. This married couple makes some sounds that explore their life together. They’re great multitaskers who have written a children’s book, created a music festival and starred in a film about themselves. | 8 pm. $25-$99. Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.

Music | Quiz

Don’t worry, we’re not going to test you on anything. However, you should be ready for an unforgettable DJ experience. You can certainly learn a lot from his ability to party. | 10 pm. $20. NOTO, 1209 Vine St.

Food & Drink | Vegan Chili Cook-Off

Do you think you have what it takes to be the next vegan chili champion? Only a lucky few hold this title, and you could be one. This event perfectly coincides with the start of Philly Vegan Restaurant Week. | 12 pm. $10. Philadelphia Urban Creators, 2315 N. 11th St.


Comedy | Daniel van Kirk

This guy’s voice and face have been given to plenty of podcasts and guest appearances on TV shows. Now is your chance to see him in real life right before your eyes. Don’t blink, though - this comedy magician might pull some tricks on you. | 8 pm. $16. Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th St.


Pennywise cosplay at 2017 Montreal Comiccon.

Interests | It Skate Party

Get the hell away from that clown at this fitting Halloween-themed roller skate session. Good thing you’re on skates, because that motherfucker will be catching up fast. Just try not to punch him in the face out of terror - this isn’t a movie, and there’s actually a real human being inside that costume. | 6 pm. Free. Rolling Thunder Skating Rink, 7017 E. Roosevelt Blvd.

Theater | Barrymore Awards

Honor the shining stars of the local theatre scene. Philly theatre groups and performers will be awarded for their efforts in keeping this vivid art alive and well in the city. | 5 pm. $50-$80. Bok, 800 Mifflin St.


Interests | Carnivorous Plant Exchange

This plant swap isn’t for those who want some pretty plant for their kitchen. It’s for those savages ready to be the parent of an insect eating badass. Who needs an exterminator when you have one of these bad boys? | 5 pm. $7. Mutter Museum, 19 S. 22nd St.

Music | The Black Keys

We haven’t seen these guys come around in about five years. They broke out back on the road after releasing their newest album, “Let’s Rock.” Rock it out with them in one of Philly’s biggest venues. | 7 pm. Prices vary. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.

Music | Mr. Twin Sister

This band really took off after undergoing a name change in 2014 and having its lead singer cast in the Veronica Mars movie. Since then, it’s hard to forget their name and their unique sound. Come out of your cage for a little synthpop disco tonight. | 8 pm. $13. Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 N. Frankford Ave.

Interests | Philly Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Another city celebration of the indigenous people that once resided here. Come out for Aztec dancers and native musicians performing, and for plenty of family-friendly activities. | 10 am. Free. Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd.

Music | Penelope Isles

This name gives us visions of pineapples in our heads for some reason. However, this band’s music is far from sweet and tropical. It’s gritty, guitar heavy and the textbook definition of good rock music. | 8 pm. $15. Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St.


Art | Art Opening and Reception

Nothing better than local breweries supporting local artists. Come see the opening of this display featuring the works of 16 Philly artists. All the work is available for sale, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Fleischer Art Memorial. | 6 pm. Free. Dock Street Brewery, 2118 Washington Ave.

Spring Landscape Orchard Nature Wood Branch Tree

Spring Landscape Orchard Nature Wood Branch Tree

Outdoors | Orchard Planting Day

Do your part in keeping Philly beautiful. Volunteer to plant something in the orchard at Penn Park. You’ll forever know you contributed to an ever-growing green space. | 12 pm. Free. Penn Park, 3000 Walnut St.

Art | Emerge

Think of this as a rite of passage into becoming a better person. This interactive art event provides a space where we can all come together to celebrate change and connecting with your higher self. Each person in attendance will receive a heart rate monitor, which will change the lighting throughout the night. | 7 pm. $15. Philly Art Collective, 253 N. 3rd St.

Music | Philadelphia Music Week: Kickoff Concert

Get ready for an entire week of the finest musical Philly talent. We pretty much get that every week, but this time it’s super special. Start the week on the right foot with a free performance by musicians from the Curtis Institute of Music. | 1 pm. Free. Dilworth Park, 1500 Market St.

Festival | B.PHL Innovation Festival

This city breeds people that go against the grain. Let’s honor all those innovators who have been brought up in our area. This three-day festival was designed to bring attention to Philly’s role in innovative arts, technologies, films, music and more. | 9 am. $250. G. Fred DiBona Jr. Building, 1900 Market St.

Interests | Science: Then and Now

Yay, science is fun! Explore all the major discoveries made in the science world and inform yourself on something you may not have known. Let’s not deny science’s huge role in our world. | 6:30 pm. Free. Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut St.


Music | Greta Van Fleet

They’re this generation’s Led Zeppelin. You’ve probably heard that a thousand times before, but it’s really true. They’ve got the sound and the vibe, minus all the psychedelics - we think. | 8 pm. $39.50-$80. The Met Philly, 858 N. Broad St.

Music | IDK

We don’t really know either, but it’s ok. All we know is that this guy turns out some of the best trap we’ve ever heard. Come see him ignorantly deliver knowledge in a venue near you. | 8 pm. $16. The Foundry, 29 E. Allen St.


Interests | Amplifying Our Voices

Writing can help you heal from any traumatic events in your life. Join Women in Transition for a night of empowerment where you can feel free to share poetry that means something to you. | 6:30 pm. Prices vary. Friends Free Library of Germantown Friends School, 5418 Germantown Ave.

LGBTQ | Melangerie

Witness some killer performances from an all QPOC cast. This show aims to show the talent and community of the performers who will candidly share their life experiences through their art. | 8 pm. $10. Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor St.

Party | A Different Kind of Latin Night

How is it any different, you may ask? Well, we don’t really know, but if they’re saying it’s different, then it has to be. Come check out live performances from several Latin artists that are there to help you celebrate the culture. | 8:30 pm. $10. Bourbon and Branch, 705 N. 2nd St.


Trivia | Batman Movie Trivia

Flex your knowledge of the extensive Batman movie collection. You could be rolling high like Bruce Wayne by the end of the night if you get all these trivia questions right. If not, you’re probably just a straight up joker. | 7:30 pm. Free. The Field House, 1150 Filbert St.

Music | Chris Bullock Boomtown

This guy usually plays with the band Snarky Puppy, but he’s exploring some new sounds on his own. His solo act infuses influences of jazz, hip-hop and more into one funky unique sound. | 8 pm. $10. MilkBoy, 1100 Chestnut St.

Discussion | The Natural History of Sexuality in America

We didn’t start to look into the science of sex until the 19th century. This discussion will be centered around the natural history of the 18th century that set the stage for the sexology - the science of sex - that we know today. | 5:30 pm. Free. The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1314 Locust St.


Music | Steel Panther

We can’t think of a name any more heavy metal than that. These guys are the quintessential Bret Michaels-type rockers. Long hair, bandanas, tons of tattoos and a lot of attitude. | 8 pm. $29.50. Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South St.

Film | Artifishal Screening and Panel

Wild-caught fish isn’t as sustainable as you may think. This film exposes the fish hatchery industry that wastes millions of dollars and pollutes our oceans. | 7 pm. Free. Howard Gittis Student Center at Temple University, 1755 N. 13th St.


Music | Natasha Bedingfield

If you ever watched The Hills - or merely existed in the early 2000s- you know who Bedingfield is. Her hit song “Unwritten” was the theme song of the MTV show, and she relentlessly topped the music charts throughout the decade. She’s still relevant and extremely talented today. | 8 pm. $35. Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.

Outdoors | Glow in the Park

The preservation of parks is crucial to the bright future of our city. Light up the night and bring your kids out to show them just how awesome Philly green spaces are. | 6 pm. $75. Fairmount Park Horticultural Center, 100 N. Horticultural Dr.

Party | It’s a Movie

Smile, you’re on candid camera! Every moment of this iconic dance party will be captured. Don’t be afraid to get a little ratchet - everybody else will probably be doing it too. | 10 pm. $3. The Barbary, 951 Frankford Ave.


Comedy | Ali Wong

A stand-up tour where Wong (probably) won’t be pregnant. We love her because of all her wise cracks about being Asian, being a mother, being an Asian mother and more. No cell phones are allowed, so maybe she’ll be filming the show for her next Netflix special. | 7 pm. $69.50-$144. The Met Philly, 858 N. Broad St.

Music | Issa Philly Vibe

Catch a vibe at this solid hip-hop showcase. Some of Philly’s best hidden talented artists will take the stage to show off what they have. If you have some chops on you and want to be heard, this is the place. | 8 pm. $10. MilkBoy, 1100 Chestnut St.

Family Fun | Spooky Mini Golf

Play a fun game of putt-putt all throughout the month of October. This is a perfectly non-scary Halloween-themed event to bring your scaredy-cat kids to. | 6 pm. $10. Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th St.

Music | Moonchild

Children of the moon rejoice under one roof. These three musicians each play a plethora of instruments. This lends itself to an alternative sound, full of influences from plenty of genres and styles. | 8 pm. $23.50. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.

Party | Barcade 15th Anniversary

This bar has become a staple in its neighborhood since coming to Philly. They originally started as a neighborhood spot in Brooklyn back in 2004, but since then have expanded to eight locations. Let’s celebrate their success. | 12 pm. Free. Barcade, 1114 Frankford Ave.


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