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Signature Events


Young Alumni Beer Hall

Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
Location: Great Court, Main Building, 3141 Chestnut Street
Cost: $30 per person; $20 for Classes of 2009 to 2018

The Young Alumni Beer Hall has quickly become the biggest event of Alumni Weekend. Come for food and drinks, activities, music and more as the Great Court transforms into Alumni Weekend’s number one place to party!


Saturday Morning at the Mütter: Alumni Brunch and Discussion

Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: College of Physicians, 19 South 22nd Street
$10 per person 

Join Laura Gitlin, PhD, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP) and James Buehler, MD, clinical professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health, for the discussion The New Normal: Implications for Higher Education of an Aging World, which is an exploration of the demographic shift, the opportunities it presents and the role of Drexel in preparing a healthcare workforce.

Drexel Fest at ANS

Time: Museum access all day; Lunch and program: 12 to 2 p.m.
Location: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Adults: $20 ($15 with ANS membership)
Children 2 to 15: $15 ($10 with ANS membership)
Children under 2: Free

Alumni and their little Dragons and grand-Dragons are taking over the Academy of Natural Sciences at this year’s Drexel Fest. Enjoy lunch featuring the Academy’s famous mac and cheese (who doesn’t love mac and cheese?!) and take your tiny explorers to exhibits, the fossil dig and Outside In – a hands-on zone where inquisitive minds can investigate a forest, visit the seashore, touch live animals and more!

Drexel After Dark

Time: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 
Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Alumni prior to 2008: $75 per person; $125 per couple (use discount code AL2DAD19)
Classes of 2009-2018: $60 per person

This year, Drexel After Dark will be one to remember in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Great Stair Hall. Celebrate the close of another memorable weekend with live music from crowd-favorite, Strangers, upscale food stations and an open bar that includes a signature cocktail voted on by Drexel alumni. You’ll be some of the first visitors to witness the museum’s transformational renovation by Frank Gehry and will have private access to the galleries. Free parking provided in the museum garage.

SOLD OUT: This event has reached capacity. Please email to be added to a waiting list.