May 12, 2023 — Pennsylvania-born, world renowned singer/songwriter Taylor Swift is set to make her Eras Tour debut at Lincoln Financial Field for three back-to-back performances on Friday, May 12, Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14, and Philadelphia’s top retailers, restaurants, and bars, are ready for it with thematic, fun-filled offerings and events for Swifties near and far to partake in all weekend long.Locales including The Dutch, Latchkey, Xfinity Live!, and Assembly Rooftop Lounge are celebrating the homecoming of the Wyomissing native with musically-themed cocktails, spirited drag brunches, over-the-top pregames, dance parties, tailgating, and much more.
The Dutch, the popular breakfast, lunch, and dinner eatery with a focus on reinventing the Pennsylvania Dutch classics, is debuting a trio of craft cocktails inspired by the Berks County native and her vast catalog of hit singles, available from Friday, May 12 through Sunday, May 14. Imbibers looking to enjoy a tasty tipple in Taylor Swift’s honor can do so by sipping on the Lavender Haze ($15), composed of gin, sparkling wine, simple syrup, lemon juice, and garnished with butterfly pea flowers, Getaway (Side)Car ($15), fashioned with Jamaican rum, cognac, pineapple shrub, and lime juice, and White Horse ($15), prepared with pear and cardamom-infused vodka, house-made coffee liqueur, and topped with a cream float.
Hours of operation: Monday through Friday from 8am – 3pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 8am – 2pm for brunch service, and Wednesday and Thursday from 5 – 9pm, Friday and Saturday from 5 – 10pm, and Sunday from 5 – 9pm for dinner service
1537 S. 11th Street | 215.551.5000 | www.thedutchphilly.com
Latchkey, East Passyunk Avenue’s independently-owned vinyl record and retail store and Best of Philly 2022® winner, is pulling out all the stops for Taylor Swift’s weekend-long schedule of concerts at Lincoln Financial Field, kicking off with Latchkey’s Taylor Swift Concert Pre-Game on Friday, May 12 from 5 – 7PM. All Taylor Swift vinyl (including exclusive copies of Swift’s latest record-breaking album Midnights) will be 10% off, DJ Marc Faletti will be spinning Taylor Swift tunes (digitally), and complimentary glasses of a mini-cocktail aptly dubbed “Red” will be provided for those 21+ in attendance.
Additionally, those partaking in the first-ever pregame at Latchkey can join in on “Era’s (Latchkey’s Version)”, an expertly curated Taylor Swift-centric board game which includes a mix of Tay-Tay trivia and monopoly-style gameplay for any number of players. Two boards will be available for folks to jump in and play.
Hours of operation: Tuesday through Wednesday from 12 – 6pm, Thursday through Friday from 12 – 7pm, Saturday from 11am – 7pm, and Sunday from 11am – 6pm
1502 East Passyunk Avenue | 215.315.8985 | www.shoplatchkey.com
Xfinity Live!, the dynamic sports-anchored super-venue located in the heart of South Philadelphia, located just steps from Lincoln Financial Field, is hosting the ultimate Taylor Swift pregame party in partnership with Le Petite Fete, on May 12, 13, and 14. Prior to each concert, Xfinity Live! will host Tay-Gates, an immersive pregame party featuring a DJ, an iconic dance party, curated themed cocktails, photo booths & activations, costume contest & more! The party will be hosted in Xfinity Live!’s outside plaza and Bud Light Seltzer Stage. Tickets are $50 each and include admission and access to a complimentary food buffet. Tickets to the stadium concert are not required to attend the Tay-Gate experiences. This is an all-ages event, guests must be over 21 to drink.
Additionally, this Saturday, May 6, Xfinity Live! Is getting Swifties hyped for next weekend with The Swifty Drag Brunch, hosted by Brittany Lynn and Philly’s Drag Mafia. From 11 am – 2pm, attendees will enjoy fabulous performances accompanied by Taylor Swift’s biggest hits, paired with brunch favorites such as Banana French Toast, Monte Cristo, Enchiladas, Nachos, and Pretzel Bites, plus Taylor Swift inspired cocktails. Swifties can reserve a picnic table for 6 at $30 per person(must purchase 6 seats). Bar seats are also available for purchase at $25 per person.
1100 Pattison Ave. | 267.534.4264 |
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Assembly Rooftop Lounge, The Logan Hotel’s year-round swanky rooftop cocktail bar and lounge, invites local Swifties and those traveling into the city for the concert, to stop by for a themed cocktail next weekend. In celebration of Taylor Swifts Era’s Tour May 12th, 13th and 14th, Assembly Rooftop Lounge will be serving up a Lavender Haze ($16) with butterfly tea infused Stateside Vodka, St. Germain, lime, and club soda. The perfect blend that will make anyone just want to stay.
1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | 215.783.4171 | www.assemblyrooftop.com