Spirit of Philadelphia Leaderboard

Drink Your Way Through Philly Tech Week, April 19-27

Technological tippling
Drink Your Way Through Philly Tech Week, April 19-27

The third annual Philly Tech Week Presented by AT&T takes over Philadelphia in late April. There are more than 85 events scheduled, and to help you have the most fun while learning and networking, we’ve pulled the happenings that involve a few drinks.

Philly Geek Brunch
8–9:30 AM, Friday, April 19; $20
Green Eggs Cafe (212 S. 13th St.)
Join the early kick-off crowd at this Midtown Village bruncherie for a great morning wakeup. Your ticket brings bottomless coffee, tea and juice, an entree and a side (they're big portions) and also some free booze to mix in. Tickets here.

PONG Played on the Cira Centre
8–10 PM, Friday, April 19 and 8–10 PM, Wednesday, April 24
Art Museum Steps
Kick off Philly Tech Week by watching the world's largest video game played on the side of the Cira Centre, an awesome spectacle that will take place thanks to the efforts of Drexel's Dr. Frank Lee. For a chance to play the game yourself, enter the lottery at Ph.ly/Pong, or just RSVP to watch here. Drink details aren't locked down yet, but we hear there might a taste or two to be had.

Drink Philly Digital Arts Gallery
6–9 PM, Saturday, April 20
Drink Philly World Headquarters (239 Chestnut St., Suite 2B)
We couldn’t wait to have another art showing, and this one will take on a tech focus. Per usual, we’ll offer beer and snacks. Stay tuned for more details here and on this site.

Zapping the Aliens and Saving the Universe While Drinking Beer
6–9 PM, Sunday, April 21
Grey Lodge Pub (6235 Frankford Ave.)
This is a great excuse to get out to the Northeast and visit one of Philly’s best beer bars. Scoats and co. will be hooking up retro video games so you can zap aliens while drinking from the giant draft list. Look for techno music on the jukebox and maybe some eight bit tunes too. Details here and here.

Philly Give and Get
7–10 PM, Thursday, April 26; donation $10–$100
National Mechanics (22 S. 3rd St.)
This charity “date” auction combines professional networking with community engagement. Basically, you’ll get a chance to bid on hanging out with some of the coolest and most-connected folks in Philly. Plus, everything benefits the Philadelphia Center for Arts and Technology. Bring some cash and a desire to go on an adventure and learn something new. No smooching required. RSVP here.

Philly Tech Week Signature Event
6–9 PM, Friday, April 26; $30
Urban Outfitters Headquarters at the Navy Yard
Join the rest of the Philly tech crowd for an open beer/wine bar, plenty of hors d’oeuvres and a huge exhibit hall of local technology to play with. It’s a great way to close out the week and follow up on all the connections you’ve made. RSVP here. (Check out a video from last year's party here)

Make & Toss “Light Graffiti”
8 PM–midnight, Saturday, April 27
3rd Ward (12276 N. 4th St.)
The newly opened coworking and maker space above Girard Avenue is hosting a cocktail party (with both food and drink provided) where you’ll also get to make LED magnets. The “toss” part comes in when you head out to Germantown Avenue and throw the glowing bits up on buildings, creating “light graffiti.” RSVP here.

 

Event Date: 04/19,04/19,04/20,04/21,04/26,04/26
Event Time: Varies
Location: Various Locations
Price: Varies
Website: phillytechweek.com

Recent Articles
spacer

Feedback

How are we doing? Tell us what you like or don't like and how we can improve. We would love to hear your thoughts!

*Name:
*E-mail:
*Suggestions:
 
Saint Benjamin Brewing Company in Kensington Opens New Brewpub

Saint Benjamin Brewing Company in Kensington Opens New Brewpub

Saint Benjamin Brewery has expanded its brewhouse in Kensington....read more ›

by Drink Philly May 3, 2016
Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2016 in Philadelphia

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2016 in Philadelphia

Here's where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Philadelphia....read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio May 3, 2016
SPONSORED
Skybrunch Rectanlge Ad
Best Bars For Outdoor Drinking in Philadelphia, 2016

Best Bars For Outdoor Drinking in Philadelphia, 2016

Whether it's to enjoy the first warm breezes of spring or the summer's sunshine, Philadelphia is full of great places to drink in the great outdoors....read more ›

by Drink Philly Mar 10, 2016
Ready Your Lightsaber for Standard Tap's May the Fourth Galactic Pageant

Ready Your Lightsaber for Standard Tap's May the Fourth Galactic Pageant

One lucky Jedi Master or Sith Lord will walk away with his or her own BB8 bluetooth droid at this costume page...read more ›

by Drink Philly Apr 4, 2016
Head To Spirit Forward & The Renegade Company's Cocktail Pop-Up in Queen Village, May 8 & 9

Head To Spirit Forward & The Renegade Company's Cocktail Pop-Up in Queen Village, May 8 & 9

Spirit Forward & The Renegade Company are co-hosting a springtime garden party on May 8 & 9....read more ›

by Drink Philly May 3, 2016
The Best Breweries Within 100 Miles of Philadelphia

The Best Breweries Within 100 Miles of Philadelphia

Consider this your Philly brewery bucket list. We've listed the best breweries around the Philadelphia area....read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio May 2, 2016
Your Day-by-Day Guide to the Best Events During the Philadelphia Craft Brewers Conference

Your Day-by-Day Guide to the Best Events During the Philadelphia Craft Brewers Conference

Check out the best events associated with the Philadelphia Craft Brewers Conference....read more ›

by Drink Philly May 2, 2016
The Mutter Museum Will Host a One-Night Beer Garden, May 26

The Mutter Museum Will Host a One-Night Beer Garden, May 26

The Mutter Museum is hosting a beer garden on one night only - Thursday, May 26....read more ›

by Drink Philly May 2, 2016
The Inventor of St. Germain, Robert J. Cooper, Has Passed Away at 39

The Inventor of St. Germain, Robert J. Cooper, Has Passed Away at 39

The inventor of St. Germain passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016....read more ›

by Alexander Frane May 2, 2016
SPONSORED
View all Articles

Sign up to get weekly drinking news, bar reviews, events and more sent directly to your inbox!

Close