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Halloween is finally here. Dress your best for numerous costume contests then break out your boots and sweaters for these fall festivals. Tag your events out and about in Philadelphia with #ThisWeekinPhilly.

Monday, October 30

  • Celebrate culture and fashion at Dashiki Night In Philly. This commemoration is based off of Dashiki Day, a day where Pan-Africans celebrate their roots by wearing dashikis. Munch on delicious food from some of the top restaurants in Philly while enjoying a live DJ.
  • The orange and black are going up against the Coyotes in our favorite arena. Grab your tickets now and support the Philadelphia Flyers. The skates hit the ice at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, October 31 (Happy Halloween!)

  • Drinking and driving is not cool, and Lowenthal & Abrams Injury Attorneys agrees. From 6 p.m. to 10 a.m, Halloween night, the firm is willing to reimburse you for your Uber, Lyft, and Taxi rides, up to $30. To qualify, riders must be 21+.
  • Dress your best for Yakitori Boy’s* Halloween party and win one of the many incredible prizes. Jam out with your friends with the help of $2 karaoke specials while sipping on reduced-priced drinks. The party lasts until 2 a.m.
  • Put on your fangs for a night of festive dining at Hyatt at The Bellevue with a screening of the 1931 original Dracula. Come dressed as the classic vampire or in your finest 1930’s attire for a chance to win a dinner for you and a guest at XIX Restaurant.

Wednesday, November 1

  • The famous Phantom of the Opera is coming to the Kimmel Center for a musical show. Sit back, relax, and sing along to the well-known songs like “Music Of the Night” and “Masquerade.”
  • After 45 days of fun-filled events, Global Philly* 2017 is coming to an end. As one of the final events, filmmaker, Boaz Dvir presents his newest film, Cojot: A Holocaust Survivor Takes History Into His Own Hands. The film starts rolling at 7 p.m.

Thursday, November 2

  • Gear up in flannels, scarves, and boots and head over to the Philadelphia History Museum for the Hometown Harvest Party! Enjoy seasonal cocktails, fall ciders, while supporting future field trips for Philly schools.
  • Temple’s football team takes on the Navy at Lincoln Financial Field. Cheer on the home team Owls as they play against the Midshipmen. 
  • JPMorgan & Chase presents HUE: A Tech Talk For Women of Color at WeWork Center City. Gain insights to diversity in entrepreneurial culture with full agenda including dinner, an interactive panel, and fireside chat.

Friday, November 3

  • Good Good Comedy Theatre is presenting the Best Show In Town, literally. Whether you’re looking for a date night or a night out with friends, everyone is guaranteed to laugh until they cry. The show starts at 8:30 p.m.
  • Trust the process and spend your evening at the Wells Fargo Center cheering on the Philadelphia 76ers as they take on the Pacers. The game is set to start at 7 p.m.
  • Iconic jeweler, LAGOS, presents its highly-anticipated sample sale over two weekends. Shop hundreds of styles including the signature LAGOS Caviar design at their 5th Street showroom.
  • Join Temple students, environmental justice activists, business innovators, and other leaders in sustainability at Students for Zero Waste 2017. Come together to discuss sustainability, share skills, and collaborate on solutions to waste both on campus and throughout Philadelphia.

Saturday, November 4

  • The Annual Great Harvest Cider and Beer Festival is back once again! Celebrate fall with your favorite ciders, seasonal beers, wines, and so much more. Pair up your beverage of choice with a meal from one of the 10 food trucks. Bring the family or even a date with fun for everyone in store!
  • ArtUnited is hosting a pop-up art exhibit, with over 30 Philly native artists, called Creative Disruption: A Visual Protest For Social Change. The event will feature visual art displays/installations, live painting, performances, beverages, and much more.

Sunday, November 5


* Global Philadelphia and Yakitori Boy  are clients of Philly PR Girl.