11 Must Do 'MMR Events to Check Out this October

By now you have probably checked out Kathy Romano's Fall Activities Blog full of family friendly events and festivals around there area. Well, there's more!

Here are 11 MUST DO events hosted by your favorite 'MMR DJs to add to your calendar...

Philly Pops a Star Wars Celebration

Friday, 10/20 - Sunday, 10/22

The Philly Pops helped us wake up some unsuspecting kids for the first day of school (video) now it's time for the entire ensemble to bring the music of John Williams to the stage. Accompanying the Star Wars score be selections from  E.T.Raiders of the Lost ArkJaws, and Harry Potter and the Star Wars galaxy of characters.

 

Brauhaus Schmitz Oktoberfest 

Friday, 10/6 - Sunday, 10/8

This weekend long beer festival transforms the  23rd Street Armory into a true Oktoberfest Beer Hall with Beer from world famous Hofbrauhaus, traditional Oktoberfest foods, live music, and more. With four different sessions to choose from, we recommend going Friday night and when you can grab a beir & brezel with Marisa Magnatta and the MM-aRmy.

 

"On Your Marc" Sneak Preview Tour

Friday, 10/13

Preston and Steve will be at The Troc hosting an interactive sneak preview event showcasing the documentary based on Marc Summer's one-man play 'The Life and Slimes of Marc Summers'. This event is going to be a party: music from Uncle Jake and the 18 Wheel Gang and Chico's Vibe, Q&A with Marc after the film and 'Double Dare' style games. Bring a change of clothes if you want to get slimed!

 

Monster Mash Ball on the Spirit of Philadelphia

Saturday, 10/28 (technically midnight Sunday morning)

MMR's full time vampire, Jacky Bam Bam, will host this ghoulishly fun Halloween cruise on the Delaware River. Get ready for DJ and dancing, a moonlight buffet menu, unbeatable nighttime views of Philadelphia and of course a costume contest.

 

Rock Allegiance

Saturday, 10/7

This day long festival of head banging, heart pounding rock has a new home this year, taking over BB&T Pavilion and Wiggins Waterfront Park. 3 stages of non-stop, killer tunes from bands like Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Halestorm, Mastadon, Steel Panther, Gojira, In This Moment, Radkey, and many, many more! Look for Brent Porche broadcasting live from the WMMR tent 3 - 7pm.

 

MMR's Day Off in the Dirt

Friday, 10/27

This Jaxon's Jeep Club event at Rausch Creek Off-Road Park sold out super quick, but we're giving you a shot to win your way in; visit of the ticket raids listed here to get tires dirty with the gang.

 

Cream of the Scream

Various nights & locations

The Preston & Steve Show annual tour of the best hunts and attractions spotlights a different stop each week. Listen weekday morning to score passes to join the gang or visit the page to see where they have been and where they're going (and who peed their pants)

 

Pierre Presents: J. Roddy Walston and the Business

Thursday, 10/19

The latest concert in our series of lunchtime performances. These intimate shows begin with one of those legendary Pierre Robert interviews then the lights go down the bands rocks the stage. Definitely one of those "I was there when..." type of shows. Listen to Pierre to win tickets.

 

PAWS Mutt Strut

Saturday, 10/14

The dog walk and fall festival includes: a pet costume contest, talent contest, "Ask the Vet & Trainer" booths, agility course, photo booth, paw print/painting station, adoptable dogs, live music, food trucks, and is hosted by our favorite pet lover, Steve Morrison.

 

Bud Light Thursday Night Huddle

Every Thursday, various locations

Hosted by a different member of the 'MMR  staff each week, join the Bud Light Thursday Night Huddle to win Eagles tickets, sideline passes and autographed Eagles limited edition Birds gear, koozies and more all courtesy of Bud Light. Did we mention calendar girls, selfie station and giant JENGA too?

 

Shyamaween

Saturday, 10/28

The best Halloween party in Philadelphia hosted by director, M. Night Shyamalan and his wife, Bhavna. This charitable event benefits their foundation working to poverty and inequality in communities around the world. And it's a damn good time! Besides the amazing food, open bar and non-stop dancing, Split star James McAvoy was there taking a break from filming. Word is there are few other big names in town filming this year...

 

This is just a taste of what's planned this month. Visit the Events Page on wmmr.com for a full list of concerts, charity events & more!