First Friday: The weather’s warm, so why not take a stroll throughout Old City tonight. Peak into the dozen or so art galleries between Front and Third, and Market and Vine Streets to see local artists work and enjoy free cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. From street art to installations, you’ll find unique one-of-a-kind pieces for a steal. Stay out all night in Old City and grab dinner or drinks. Old City, Philadelphia, PA 19106, Free, 5 p.m.
Vampire Weekend: Rock-pop group, Vampire Weekend is live at the Electric Factory tonight. The group started at Columbia University and has since soared in popularity thanks to their self-titled album release in 2008 and recent album, Contra. Their distinctive sound and mainstream market appeal has even landed a few celebrities like Joe Jonas, Lil Jon, RZA, and Jake Gyllenhaal in their latest video. See them tonight for under $30. Plus, if you can’t make the show tonight, the group will be back in June for the Roots Picnic. Electric Factory, 421 North 7 Street, Philadelphia, pa. 19123, $28, 8:30 p.m.
Cotton Tails: Hop down the bunny trail all the way to McFadden’s tonight. Ladies who dress as a bunny receive reduced admission as well as a chance to win cash and prizes in the Sexiest “Cotton Tail” contest. Drink specials include $5 Red Bull and Smirnoff vodkas from 9 p.m. until 11 p.m. and $2 Bud Light bottles all night long. Dance to the music of Dozia and score candy and prizes from the sexy Easter bunnies walking around with eggs. McFadden’s Saloon, 461 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, pa. 19123, +21, Free, 9 p.m.