Spirt of Philadelphia First Friday 2017 Leaderboard

Philly Barskee League: Indoor Fun for Everyone

Philly Barskee League: Indoor Fun for Everyone

What’s more fun than sitting at a bar with nothing to do? Rolling balls up a hill for points — AKA skeeball! And what’s more fun than playing random skeeball games? Playing in fierce-but-friendly competition against other teams, of course. The Philly Barskee League starts its winter season this month, and new members are welcome.

Run by United Social Sports, the Philly Barksee League is bringing the trend to our city. League nights take place Wednesdays and Thursdays at Buffalo Billiards in Old City, and feature beer and food specials during games, which run from 7–9:30 PM.

One of the best things about skeeball is anyone can play — no athletic prowess required. To participate, sign up online here. The cost is $45 per person for the season (depending on when you sign up), and teams can have between 5–12 people on them. Your entry fee includes all the games for the whole season, plus a unique Philly Barskee shirt for your team.

Each team plays at least two matches per night, and up to 20 teams are scheduled for each evening, so you’re sure to meet people and possibly even make new lifelong friends (...or rivals, if you beat them too often). At the end of the season, there’s a free party with lots of beer, and the league champions are awarded a three-liter glass boot as a trophy.

Easy indoor fun with easy access to a bar? Sounds like a winter winner.

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:
 
You Can Now Age Spirits with Ultrasound Technology

You Can Now Age Spirits with Ultrasound Technology

Aging in a barrel can certainly add subtlety, richness, and complexity to whiskey, brandy, rum, and other liquors. But researchers in Spain may have f...read more ›

by Alexander Frane Feb 17, 2017
These Philly Bars & Restaurateurs Scored 2017 James Beard Award Nominations

These Philly Bars & Restaurateurs Scored 2017 James Beard Award Nominations

Several Philadelphia bars and restaurants scored coveted James Beard Award nominations for the 2017 season, an...read more ›

by Drink Philly Feb 17, 2017
SPONSORED
Skybrunch Rectanlge Ad
The Whole Foods Market in Fairmount is Now Selling Wines by the Bottle

The Whole Foods Market in Fairmount is Now Selling Wines by the Bottle

The massive Whole Foods Market in Fairmount has had a few bars since its opening, but it is also now selling b...read more ›

by Drink Philly Feb 16, 2017
Head to Standard Tap on Tuesdays for their Publetters Series

Head to Standard Tap on Tuesdays for their Publetters Series

Ever miss the time-honored tradition of sitting down and writing a letter by hand? On Tuesday evenings every week, Standard Tap has you covered with t...read more ›

by Drink Philly Feb 16, 2017
The 13th Annual Brewer's Plate is Back at the Kimmel Center, March 5

The 13th Annual Brewer's Plate is Back at the Kimmel Center, March 5

Spring is coming, and so is the 13th Annual Brewer's Plate at the Kimmel Center. On Sunday, March 5, Philadelp...read more ›

by Drink Philly Feb 16, 2017
Sneak Peek of Philadelphia Distilling's New Fishtown Location, Opening February 20

Sneak Peek of Philadelphia Distilling's New Fishtown Location, Opening February 20

Philadelphia Distilling is moving to a bigger and better location in Fishtown, and their brand new distillery,...read more ›

by Drink Philly Feb 13, 2017
Volver's Gordana Kostovski is Townsend's Newest Sommelier

Volver's Gordana Kostovski is Townsend's Newest Sommelier

Philadelphia Magazine & Foobooz are reporting that Gordana Kostovski, formerly of Volver, is the new sommelier at Tod Wentz's East Passyunk spot, Town...read more ›

by Drink Philly Feb 10, 2017
Fourth Annual Philly Wine Week Kicks Off With Opening Corks Gala, March 19

Fourth Annual Philly Wine Week Kicks Off With Opening Corks Gala, March 19

Philly Wine Week, which is now in its fourth year, begins on Sunday, March 19 and ends on Sunday, March 26, an...read more ›

by Drink Philly Feb 10, 2017
Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day 2017 in Philadelphia

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day 2017 in Philadelphia

Whether you're flying solo this year, plan on only celebrating Galentine's Day, or have a special person in your life to enjoy the day with, here are ...read more ›

by Jessie Donofrio Feb 10, 2017
SPONSORED
View all Articles

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

Close