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Party Scene

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2 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Barely any parties. You have to know people to even know about a party if there even is one.

3 College Junior

Party Scene: Haven't really been to any parties because that's just not my scene, and my friends and I just either hang out on campus, or find something else to do.

3 College Junior

Party Scene: It is a dry campus so there probably aren't a lot of parties ON campus. But, there is usually some party going on at off campus housing.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: All bars and clubs are in Philly for most part. Closest ones are like 10 minutes away and best are in center Philly like 20 minutes away.

4 College Freshman

Party Scene: Parties are good if you are at the right one. Tower parties and sports team parties are the way to go. The people who say they think party scene sucks just do not go to parties and do not know the life.

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Arcadia is not a huge party school, but parties can be found. The close proximity to Philadelphia leads to a good time any day of the week. Nightlife is more of a weekend thing on campus, but one can always find something to do. This is not a school for being drunk and crazy all the time, though there certainly are a few people who do just that. Arcadia is more laid-back than anything else, but the occasional off-campus house party is not unusual. Most people just like to hang out with a few friends or take a trip to the city for fun.

Facts & Statistics

Primary Areas with Nightlife
  • Jenkintown
  • Philadelphia
Useful Resources for Nightlife
www.campusphilly.org
Closing Time
2 a.m.
Cheapest Place to Get a Drink
Jerzee's Glenside Sports Bar and Grill

Club ListingsWhat's This?

Tierra Colombiana

4535 N. Fifth St.

Philadelphia

(215) 324-6086

www.tierracolombianaonline.com

Reed's Sports Bar & Nightclub

1486 Shippack Pike

Philadelphia

(215) 922-7500

www.reedsbluebell.com

Bar ListingsWhat's This?

Keswick Tavern

294 N. Keswick Ave.

Glenside

(215) 886-4277

www.keswicktavern.net

Plush Restaurant and Nightspot

256 Keswick Ave.

Glenside

(215) 576-9501

www.plushlounge.org

Jerzee's Glenside Sports Bar and Grill

2609 Mt. Carmel Ave.

Glenside

(215) 572-1105

www.jerzeesglenside.com

Edgehill Tavern

32 Limekiln Pike

Glenside

(215) 576-9498

www.edgehilltavern.com

G G Brewers Brewing Company

282 N. Keswick Ave.

Glenside

(215) 887-0809

www.ggbrewers.com

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus bar and club scene on the following topics    Based on 82 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Convenience to get to
  • Cover charges
  • Distance from campus
  • Drink prices
  • Fun
  • Variety/number of options

What is the party scene like on campus?    Based on 76 responses

  • 0% Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
  • 8% Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
  • 12% Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
  • 36% Good parties are few and far between.
  • 45% Parties? What parties?

What is the biggest party event of the year?    Based on 42 responses

  • 55% Spring Fling
  • 24% Nothing.
  • 14% We have a lot that I cannot decide the "biggest"
  • 5% Athletic teams' parties
  • 2% Knight madness

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