Not only in theatres or art galleries, many of the arts and entertainment events in the district can be found in smaller venues, such as those featuring intimate film screenings, author readings, intimate music performance, and more. Check out each venues’ individual listings for the wide variety of events in the South Street area.
Atomic City Comics
638 South Street
Hosts regular screenings of Sci-Fi classics and new features, discussions, gaming and more.
619 S 2nd Street
Frequent book readings including storytime for kids, poetry readings, and bestselling author appearances. This location is also part of the Philadelphia First Person Arts Festival.
Philadelphia Magic Gardens
1020 South Street
Multipurpose summer spot for small concerts, readings and great public events.
530 South Street
A South Street staple, Tattooed Mom’s hosts art shows, poetry readings, craft nights, theme parties, live music and staged readings and… and… oh and they happen to be a bar with a dynamite menu and great specials too. Consistently ranked as one of the top places to hangout by Philly Magazine. Never the same thing twice; always worth the trip.
South Street Cinema
327 South Street
The 40 seat screening room and art gallery will feature rare cult films, classic films and independent features from local filmmakers. South Street Cinema is a program presented by the South Street Headhouse District to offer more arts and energy to Philadelphia’s Bright Lights Entertainment District and is made possible with support from Triad Realty and Society Hill Playhouse.