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Jun 7, 2019
Oct 4, 2019
239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
5:00 pm  - 10:00 pm

During First Friday Movie Nights, a $5 admission includes an after- hours tour of the House, and a movie in the courtyard at dusk. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early and bring food and their favorite beverage to enjoy during the movie.  The series kicks off Friday, June 7 with the B-movie classic, Robot Monster. 


The full schedule for 2019’s First Friday Movie Nights Under the Stars & Stripes:

  • June 7: Robot Monster
  • July 5: War of the Colossal Beast
  • August 2: Revenge of the Creature
  • September 6: Them
  • October 4: Bucket of Blood and Night of the Living Dead


Bucket of Blood plays at 7 p.m., followed by the original Night of the Living Dead slated for 8:15 p.m.  The courtyard opens early, so bring snacks and drinks and make an evening of it.


When:  5 p.m. (movies start at 7 p.m.) – 10 p.m. on Friday, October 4

Where:  The Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch Street

Cost:  $5 at the door or in advance at


The Betsy Ross House is managed by Historic Philadelphia, Inc. HPI enhances the visitor experience and helps strengthen Philadelphia's tourism industry through interpretation and interaction, making our nation's history relevant and real.  Historic Philadelphia, Inc.'s other programs include Once Upon A Nation storytelling, living history tours and Franklin Square.  For more information, call (215) 629-4026 or visit

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