There’s a whole lot going on right now event-wise in Philly, but we felt it a public service to shine a light on the best hot deals in June. So here are the best Groupon deals available in June in Philly (though some of the deals we highlighted last time are still around, too):
1. See Michelle Branch at the TLA
What the deal is: Great American artist Michelle Branch is bringing her “Hopeless Romantic” tour — yes, that’s really what it’s called!!! — to the TLA in August, and you can get a cheap-ish general admission ticket on Groupon. Please come so I’m not alooooooooooone. (See what I did there.) The show’s at 8 p.m. on Aug. 6.
How much it costs: Get a $30 ticket as opposed to a $42 one.
The fine print: The deal obviously expires on Aug. 6.
2. Take a weekend tour and tasting at New Liberty Distillery
What the deal is: Check out New Liberty Distillery in the Olde Kensington area and get a tour of the whiskey-maker’s historic building. The tour also includes four spirit tastings (!)
How much it costs: Get a tour for two for $18 (instead of $30) or a tour for four for $33 (instead of $60).
The fine print: Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase and an online reservation is required. Also, it’s 21+. Duh.
3. Save big on pizza in Fishtown
What the deal is: Score $20 worth of pizza and drinks for just $11 and use it at the new-ish SliCE Pizza in Fishtown. This Girard Avenue location is another outpost of the mini pizza chain that specializes in thin-crust, organic pies.
How much it costs: $11 for $20 worth of food and drink.
The fine print: Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. This SliCE location accepts cash payments only. An ATM is available in at the restaurant.
4. Get a discount on this (honestly weird) 5K experience
What the deal is: Last month, we told you about the “Insane Inflatable 5K” that’s coming to town. And now there’s a discounted Groupon for it. Your registration includes an Insane T-shirt, medal, and runner’s bib, as well as access to the Insane Midway. The event’s taking place beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 5 at Citizen’s Bank Park.
How much it costs: $49 for registration for one (up to $57.75 value)
The fine print: Promotional value expires Aug 5, 2017. There’s a limit of eight tickets per person.
5. Learn how to make a terrarium in a local bar
What the deal is: Social Paint Nite is out. Social Plant Nite is in. Now at local bars in Philly, you can learn how to create a table-top garden or a terrarium with the assistance of professionals… and cocktails, of course. (Drinks aren’t included in the price of the Groupon.)
How much it costs: $25 (instead of $45)
The fine print: Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Online reservation required at Plantnite.com.
6. See Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch and Marilyn Manson
What the deal is: Save big on the price of a general admission ticket to the Monster Energy Rock Allegiance Festival with Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Marilyn Manson and more on Oct. 7 at BB&T Pavilion in Camden. See the full list of who’s performing here.
How much it costs: $30 (as opposed to nearly $60)
The fine print: Promotional value expires on Oct. 7. Limit eight per person.
7. Get discounted Rock ‘N Roll race registration
What the deal is: Groupon is featuring big ol’ discounts for the Rock ‘N Roll Half Marathon and 5K — the race that has bands along the way — taking place on Sept. 16 and 17. Your registration includes race entry, admission to the finish line festival and headliner concert featuring Big Head Todd and the Monsters, admission to the two-day Health & Fitness Expo, live bands on course, technical participant T-shirt, gear check bag, exclusive commemorative finisher medal, digital finisher’s certificate and Runner Perks discounts.
How much it costs:
- $69.99 for one registration in the half marathon (up to $91.98 value)
- $79.99 for one registration in the half marathon (up to $91.98 value)
- $35.99 for one registration in the 5k (up to $48.98 value)
- $45.99 for one registration in the 5k (up to $48.98 value)
The fine print: Promotional value expires Oct. 22. Online registration required by Sept. 10. Must pick up pack during the Health and Fitness Expo on Sept. 15 or 16 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center: Hall E.
8. Snag hoagies for 50% off
What the deal is: Get $20 worth of hoagies for $10 at Slack’s Hoagie Shack in the Northeast (1619 Grant Ave. Suite 14). They describe their hoagies as “like a doughy hug,” so.
How much it costs: $10 for $20 worth of food
The fine print: Promotional value expires 181 days after purchase. Dine in only; not valid for take-out or delivery. Not valid on alcohol.