Happy Hour Haunts
From Belgian beers to ritzy cocktails, Philadelphia is sure to please your palate.
1150 Filbert Street.
Happy Hour, Monday through Friday, 4–7 p.m.
Too cold to go outside? The Field House is attached to the convention center: No need to venture into the cold for some happy hour fun.
1903 Chestnut Street.
Happy Hour at the Pub is every Monday–Friday, 7–9 p.m.
It caters to young professionals with inexpensive prices, neon signs, and pinball machines.
Eulogy Belgian Tavern
136 Chestnut Street.
Enjoy Happy Hour Monday–Friday, 4:30–6:30 p.m. with Stella Artois, Leffe, and Hoegaarden.
Eulogy was ranked as the fifth best beer restaurant in the United States by ratebeer.com because of its extensive list of Belgian beers.
255 South Camac Street.
An award-winning gay and lesbian bar in Philadelphia. Happy hour is 5:30–7:30 p.m., with deals on beer, wine, drinks, and martinis.
212 Walnut Street., 2nd Floor.
Sunday–Friday Happy Hour, 4:30–7:30 p.m., featuring beers, signature cocktails such as the Positano Lemon Drop, and wines by the glass. With an award-winning mixologist behind the bar, the drinks and entertainment are sure to please.
Clubs and Lounges
It's time to take off those boots that were made for walking and hop into your dancing shoes.
10 S. 2nd Street.
Friday and Saturday, 11:30 p.m.–12:30 a.m., the action heats up with Latin rhythms as professional salsa dancers perform in the dining room.
1705 Chancellor Street.
Stir lounge is a mix of the area's gay professional men and women, offering a variety of Stir signature cocktails, wine, and beer. There is a modern bar with a mix of musical venues every day.
Vango Lounge and Sky Bar
116 S. 18th Street.
(215) 568-1020. From drinks to food to dance,Vango Lounge and Sky Bar is the only place you'll need to be.
The Raven Lounge
1718 Sansom Street.
You may not run into Edgar Allen Poe, but you will definitely leave reciting “Once upon a midnight dreary …”
The Piano Bar
1939 Arch Street.
Request your favorite tune by the piano man, but be sure to sing along.
Sisters Restaurant and Nightclub
1320 Chancellor Street.
Philadelphia's largest women's bar has a restaurant, dance area, lower level game room, and a popular Sunday brunch buffet.
North Bowl Lounge and Lanes
909 N. 2nd Street.
The place is retro-chic, in that orange and tan '70s basement vibe, and the vintage lanes are still intact. Full bar and tasty bites round it out as the perfect nighttime destination; just be sure to bring your competitive edge.
You may need a little something to tickle your funny bone after a long day of learning. Sit back, relax, and have a giggle or two!
Helium Comedy Club
2031 Sansom Street.
Helium Comedy Club is a state of the art venue that brings great talent to an intimate theater.
221 South Street.
Located on South Street near Penn's Landing, it offers nationally acclaimed comedians every week.
Improv Comedy: The N Crowd
257 N. 3rd Street.
The N Crowd is a short-form improv comedy troupe that performs every Friday in Philadelphia.
What better way to warm up on a chilly Philly night than with a glass, or bottle, of wine!
Vintage Wine Bar and Bistro
129 S. 13th Street.
Vintage focuses on wine and the food that it complements. They offer more than 60 wines by the glass and another 20 or so by the bottle representing regions, countries, and varietals from around the world.
Tria 123 S. 18th Street.
(215) 972- 8742
Tria Cafe is the friendly corner bar in which you can relax with friends over some of the world's most wonderful wines, cheeses, and beers.
Chick's Café and Wine Bar
614 S. 7th Street.
Chick's is a neighborhood bar with a welcoming, casual, and friendly atmosphere. They offer 40 wines by the glass, 8 draft and 14 bottled beers, a creative cocktail list, and a drink-friendly, seasonal smallplate food menu.