Events 10/18-24: Harvest Festival, The Witch Market, Wizard School, Witch CRAFT Beer Crawl & More!

Some of the most interesting events happening  from Friday, October 18th to Thursday, October 24th. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


All That 90s Party

October 18th

Voltage Lounge

421 N 7th St

Cost: Free with RSVP, $10 at door

The ultimate nineties night, All That 90s Party with DJ Marco breaking down the 90s and reconstructing the decade at Voltage Lounge. DJ Marco will be spinning Rap, R&B, New Jack Swing, House, Grunge, Alternative, Electronic and Pop music.


Harvest Festival

October 19th

Reading Terminal Market

51 N 12th St

Cost: Free

The biggest and best Harvest Festival yet! Filbert Street will be transformed into a beautiful harvest scene full of hay and a pumpkin patch. Sample local foods from the Pennsylvania harvest, live music, arts and crafts, hay rides, an outdoor beer garden, live animals from the Philadelphia Zoo and more!


PHLbloggers Small Business Summit

October 19th

Old City Collective

222B Race St

Cost: $35 – $50

A half-day workshop for small businesses and people wanting to become entrepreneurs. Topics will include social media, website content creation, taxes and accounting, mood board design, and transitioning into entrepreneurship.


The Witch Market

October 20th

Pretzel Park Farmers Market

4300 Silverwood St

Cost: Free

An autumn afternoon of pure magic, the Witch Market is a small, intimate space that brings together strange shopping vendors, tarot and poetry readings, and sweet treats within the confines of the beautiful Pretzel Park. With a curated selection of fifteen magical vendors featuring their locally-crafted and bewitching wares, the Witch Market is an enchanting destination for the witches, wanderers and strange souls. A Black Cat Clothiers x Witch’s Way Craft collaboration presented by the Friends of Pretzel Park.


Dunk a Dallas Fan

October 20th

Morris Animal Refuge

1242 Lombard St

Cost: $20, $25 at door

Tailgate the 8:20 pm Eagles game against the Cowboys by dunking a Cowboy’s fan! Get pumped for the away game against the Cowboys by sending some winning energy through the air to Wentz, Cox, and the entire Eagles team at this one of a kind tailgate. All event proceeds go to saving lives at Morris Animal Refuge.


Taco Showdown Philly

October 22th

Warehouse on Watts

923 N Watts St

Cost: $40

It’s a TACO SHOWDOWN. Local Philly chefs and restaurants go head-to-head serving up their best taco and your VOTE determines who gets the #BESTBITE. You get to be the judge. With each purchased ticket, you get to sample every vendor and submit your vote on who was the best based on creativity and taste!


Brews & Views

October 22-24

Free Library of Philadelphia

1901 Vine Street

Cost: Free

Sip on craft beer, wine, and cocktails while you enjoy the breathtaking view of the Philadelphia Skyline from the The Free Library’s rooftop beer garden. This event is free and open to everyone, food from Brûlée catering and drinks will be available for purchase.


East Passyunk Witch CRAFT Beer Crawl

October 23rd

1904 East Passyunk Ave

Cost: $6.66 Door Price: $10

Let East Passyunk Avenue cast its spell on you during the 10th Annual Witch CRAFT Beer Crawl! Enjoy seasonal craft beers at close to 20 bars and restaurants along the Avenue.


Wizard School

October 24th

Franklin Institute

222 North 20th St

Cost: $25

Class is in session at The Franklin School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. From potions to fantastic beasts— explore the mystical side of science as The Franklin Institute transforms into a wonderland of science on this enchanted evening. Recreate your favorite witches’ spells with some simple tricks of perception, quirks of chemistry, and far-out physics. Discover the real-world history of witches and wizards, meet the world’s largest owl species, use simple circuits to make your own magic wands, and more! Plus, solve the Wizard School riddles and do your part to stop the Dark Lord as you scavenge the museum for the five hidden Horcruxes before the explosive finale.