At the end of a long day of work or sightseeing, shopping or visiting friends, heading out to enjoy Philadelphia at night can oftentimes be the best part of your day. Whether your idea of a great time is settling into a seat at the Kimmel Center to take in some culture, catching a band at World Cafe Live for a few hours, or wandering through shops and boutiques as part of First Friday, there's sure to be plenty for you to do here.
Fortunately, 10Best helps you narrow down the many clubs, bars music venues and performance halls here to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Philadelphia nightlife on your own, with the confidence of finding just the right venue and experience for your group. We distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you won't want to miss. Explore music venues, art galleries, restaurants, bars, clubs, shopping, and even a casino. Find the option that will round out your city experience the best. If you've got enough time, perhaps you'll want to try several of the places on our list!