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Groundhog Day Fun in Philly

Looking for something fun & quirky to do on Groundhog Day this Thursday? Check these out…

Groundhog Day Hawaiian Shirt Beer Breakfast & Lucky Cat Beer Prognostication


In what has become an annual party on February 2nd since 2002, Northeast Philly’s Grey Lodge Pub (located at 6235 Frankford Avenue) will pay homage to PA’s wily whistlepig tradition in Punxsutawney, PA by hosting the Groundhog Day Beer Breakfast. They’ll have special beers, like the breakfast-themed Manayunk French Toast Cruch and tasty early morning fare such as the Honolulu breakfast (grilled Spam, crispy potatoes, scrambled eggs and cheddar cheese).

Don’t forget your Hawaiian shirt to chase the winter blues away and because you might just win something in the Hawaiian Shirt Contest! They’ll also have a Hula Hoop Contest and Yards Dance Off, among other fun activities. Sounds like a hoot & holler to us!

Doors open at 7 a.m. (earliest allowed by law) and activities run throughout the morning into the afternoon or until you pass out drunk. For a full list of Groundhog Day events at the Grey Lodge Pub, click here.

Groundhog Day on Loop at North Bowl


Looking for something less… intense? Enjoy the Bill Murray classic Groundhog Day on loop all day long along with Groundhog Day drink specials at North Bowl (located 909 North 2nd Street in Northern Liberties).

Union Taco to Match All Groundhog Day Food Orders from February 7th to 9th for Free

Chef Nick Farina is channeling his inner Bill Murray and giving customers the opportunity to replicate their February 2nd Union Taco dining experience by matching all Groundhog Day food orders and offering them for free from Tuesday, February 7th through Thursday, February 9th at his Union Taco locations in Flourtown and Manayunk.

All customers who purchase food from Union Taco on Groundhog Day are welcome to return the following Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday — with their receipt in hand — to receive the same order they previously placed at no charge. If a customer orders five burritos on Groundhog Day, he is welcome to five free burritos while the special is available.

Know of any other fun Groundhog Day activities? Let us know and we’ll add it here.

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