List of All Festival Events
FREE screening of Black Gold: A Film About Coffee and Trade.
The Grindcore House, 1515 S 4th St. at 8:30pm
Stop by the Cinefest table on First Friday at the Arden Theater! Previewing all new festival trailers,
full festival program schedule on display, program guides available, tickets on sale
and free beer
provided by the Arden!
The Arden Theatre. 40 N. 2nd Street. FREE. 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Opening Night Party at the Philadelphia Independence Visitors Center!
Come celebrate the opening of Cinefest 2011 with an evening under the stars. Dance and celebrate with a live DJ, special guests, and a generously stocked bar provided by Blue Coat Gin, Smirnoff Vodka, Barefoot Wine and Smart Water. Discount voucher parking will be available for the underground lot at the Independence Visitors Center.
Combination Ticket (film & party): $35 public/$30 PCA & PSF Members.
Party only: $25 Public/$20 PCA & PFS Members.
Independence Visitors Center. 1 N Independence Mall West. 9:30pm - 1:00am. 21+
Dock Street Fair in Old City.
An all day event featuring live music, comedy acts presented by 247 comedy radio, filmmaker interviews hosted by Scrapple TV, Positano Coast outdoor seating, vendors, games, fun and more! The festivities kick off at noon, don't miss it!
214 Walnut Street (Outside Ritz 5 & Positano Coast on the cobblestone)
FREE for all. 12pm - 10pm
Tony Jaa Fest
- A Muay Thai day long celebration of our favorite Asian Action Star. Featuring the Ong Bak: Thai Warrior trilogy (1-3)
on the Piazza at Schmidt’s JUMBO-TRON. Brace yourself for live martial arts demonstrations by Sitan Gym (Muay Thai), Platoon Fitness (Jiu Jitsu) and Cool Hearts Gym (Krav Maga).
The Piazza at Schmidt’s at 2nd St. & Germantown Ave. FREE for all. 10am - 6pm
Bowl Cinefest PARTY!
Once your adrenaline is pumping from Tony Jaa Fest
, come join us, upstairs at North Bowl,
for a tasty buffet, drink specials, billiards, video games and of course, bowling!
North Bowl Lounge n Lanes. 909 N. 2nd Street. No Cover fee. 9:00pm - 1:00am. 21+
The Phantasmagoria Award: John Carpenter. Movie Monday!
Enjoy a screening of the classic, Big Trouble in Little China
(1986) and Award Presentation to the master of horror, John Carpenter. Arrive before 7pm, get a FREE beer & a bag of popcorn.
Trocadero Theatre. 1003 Arch St. Show starts at 8pm. 21+ only
$3 tickets will be sold at the door only (includes $3 towards a drink)
Come see The Legend of Sofa Kingdom
(a documentary about Quizzo in Philly) at 6:30pm at the Painted Bride. Afterwards, meet one of the stars of the film, Johnny Goodtimes as he presents The Quizzo Championship. Test your skill against legendary team Sofa Kingdom.
Drink specials and prizes!
The Plough & The Stars.123 Chestnut St. 8:00pm - 10pm. No cover. 21+
Keep the celebration going at the Triumph Brewery Cinefest Party
with drink specials, delicious food, hilarious Cinefest trailers and special guests!
Triumph Brewery. 117 Chestnut St. 9:00pm-1:00am. No cover. 21+
Special Trocadero Event! American: The Bill Hicks Story.
The screening will be followed by stand up comedy, trivia and prizes! Cash bar. Buy your tickets in advance to avoid the sellout!
Trocadero Theatre. 1003 Arch St. Show starts at 9:15pm. 17 to enter, 21 to drink.
National Mechanics Karaoke Showdown.
Come sing your heart out while enjoying drink specials and the best veggie burgers in the city!
National Mechanics. 22 South 3rd St. No cover. 9:00pm -1:00am. 21+
Special Trocadero Event!
Screening of Fubar: Balls to the Walls
. Dress like a rocker and wail on the mic after the film at the Heavy Metal Karaoke Costume Party! Prizes for the Costume Contest Winners! Cash bar.
Dude! Buy your tickets in advance to avoid the sellout!
Trocadero Theatre. 1003 Arch St. Show starts at 8:00pm. 17+ to enter, 21+ to drink.
You just can't get enough Karaoke? Rock out as hard as you can at the Mexican Post Karaoke Fiesta!
Drink specials and delicious tex/mex cuisine.
Mexican Post. 104 Chestnut St. No cover. 9:00pm - 1:00am. 21+
Closing Night Party at Positano Coast!
Check out one of the most exotic spots in old city. Music, dancing, a sumptuous buffet, drink specials and plenty of festival guests to meet as we bid farewell to another great year of spectacular films.
Combination Ticket (film & party): $25 public / $20 PCA & PSF Members.
Party only: $15 Public / $10 PCA & PFS Members.
Positano Coast. 212 Walnut Street, 2nd floor. 9:00pm- 1:00am. 21+