The 5 best places to drink beer in Philly this weekend

Philadelphia 51 weekends out of the year, the best places to swill some suds in Philly are its sweet beer bars or badass beer gardens, but this weekend they're... technically probably still those places, but our Weekend Playbook's got five pretty great ones too...

Friday, September 5th: Enjoy a $10 burger and beer combo at Varga Bar every Friday throughout the fall from 11am-3pm. Continue Reading

Friday, September 5th: First Friday Park After Dark is back in all its glory at the Race Street Pier. It's hosted by FringeArts, so you can watch performances and explore Old City galleries, many with free libations for the sake of art.

Saturday, September 6th: Try dozens of craft beers at the Great Philadelphia Craft Beer Crawl in Fairmount/Art Museum. The $20 ticket gets you two beer samples at a dozen participating bars, plus deals on pub food.

Saturday, September 6th: If that’s not enough for you, the Delaware River Craft Brewfest will feature samples of craft beers and ciders from around the country.

Sunday, September 7th: Center City District Restaurant Week begins today, which means you can score $35 three-course meals at spots you normally can’t afford (like Buddakan and XIX), but it also means you should keep an eye out for drink specials at your favorite bars like The Twisted Tail and Devil’s Alley.