5 Fun Philly Group Activities You Should Be Doing With Your Friends
Escape The Room
1528 Walnut St. | 267.603.4355 | Book Here
If you’re looking for a fun and interactive activity this is a great option. Essentially you and your friends are placed in a room and have to solve puzzles within a certain time frame in order to escape or as the website states, “While it looks like any other ordinary room, it’s actually a mystery puzzle. Find the hidden objects, figure out the clues and solve the puzzles to earn your freedom. You have 60 minutes, so be quick!” Escape the Room costs $28 per/person and although the total time is an hour it’s definitely an activity you’ll want to experience more than once.
Cooking Classes & Challenge Dinners
4207 Walnut St. | 215.222.4200
For all you foodies out there The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College offers some of the coolest and unique cooking classes and challenge dinners for groups. Their “challenge dinners” are available in various categories such wine challenge dinner, Sommelier challenge dinner, and beer challenge dinner. Although, your group may not be preparing foods, these dinners challenge you to pair the best wines or beers with each of the 4 courses being served. If you are looking for a more traditional culinary experience their cooking classes are hands on and feature different types of cuisines to choose from such as Caribbean Hawaiian, and Italian. Prices vary on the types of classes you choose.
Exotic Car Ride-Along & Driving With Imagine Lifestyle
3501 Haddonfield Road. | 866-436-3514 | Groupon Deal
If you’re looking for more of an adrenaline rush, exotic car company Imagine Lifestyle offers ride-along and driving experiences in some of the hottest cars on the planet. Although their main site lists prices that can seem pretty hefty, Imagine Lifestyle often lists deals on sites such as Groupon & Living Social. Currently they are advertising $99 high-speed ride-alongs and $149 for a 3 lap driving experience that takes place outside of the Wells Fargo Center. For gearheads this is an awesome activity that you and your friends will be talking about for years to come.
Improv, Stand-up, & Sketch Comedy Classes at The Philly Improv Theater
For a laugh-out-loud and upbeat time The Philly Improv Theater offers classes in several forms of comedic art. Your group can choose from improv, stand-up, and sketch comedy classes. Guaranteed to be a fun time this is a great opportunity to be a kid a gain and share laughs while creating memories. If you aren’t too confident of your comedic prowess, the theater does offer free Improve classes as well.
Public Scavenger Hunts by Watson Adventure
866-811-4111 | Scavenger Hunt Info
If you want to enjoy the outdoors and take in the sites and sounds of Philly while having an awesome time, then check out the public scavenger hunts. Watson Adventure offers an array of scavenger hunts and mystery solving cases with themes such as The Murder at the Art Museum, The Secrets of Old Philadelphia, and The Haunted Philadelphia Scavenger Hunt. There’s pretty much a theme for any type of group. Definitely a way to bond with friends while enjoying the city.