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  • Lehigh After Dark banner with logo
  • Student trying out a stunt jump at Lehigh After Dark "Nightvision" event.
  • Students enjoy pizza and snacks before comedy show "The Best of Second City"
  • Trivia, Thursday nights @ Lamberton at 10pm
  • "Lucy's Escape"- a Halloween event at Linderman Library featured a psychic, magician, DJ, and escape room
  • Fusion After Party at Lamberton Hall- a cross-cultural event held by BSU and ACS showcasing the diversity of the various cultural dance groups that make up Lehigh.

 Lehigh After Dark helps provide fun, non-alcoholic events on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights.


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Lehigh After Dark (LAD) helps create a vibrant campus nightlife by sponsoring a variety of social options that do not focus on alcohol. LAD funds undergraduate student groups to create and host fun and exciting events that are held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights and are open to the campus community.

Lehigh After Dark events are typically co-sponsored by undergraduate on-campus clubs and organizations but are open for all students to attend. Events range from weekly trivia nights to athletic challenges; open mic nights to trips to local businesses - every week offers something fun and different with the opportunity to socialize and meet new people across campus.

Here are some LAD events held in 2017-2018:

  • Art Classes
  • Battle of the Bands
  • Boardwalk Carnival
  • Bonfire
  • Casino Night
  • Color Me Mine Painting Party
  • Comedy Show
  • Cultural and ethnic activities
    • Yalda Night
    • Nouroz Night
    • Purim Masquerade
    • Garba
    • Latin Carnival
    • Iranian Culture Night
  • Dance themed-events
  • Silent Disco
  • De-stress After Dark
  • Diner en Blanc (& Brown)
  • Drag Show
  • Intramural Sports Tournaments (basketball, volleyball, dodgeball, Badminton)
  • Latin Carnival
  • March Madness Viewing Party
  • Open Mic Night
  • Outdoor Movie Viewings
  • Trampoline park
  • Ice skating
  • Bowling
  • A Capella Championship | Philadelphia
  • Radio City Rockettes | NYC
  • Trivia
  • Trips to athletic events
  • Trips to major cities
  • Wingo (wings and Bingo!)

.... And many more!


What is the Lehigh After Dark Event Activity Fund?

The Lehigh After Dark Activity Fund has been established to provide support for programs that provide students with quality social, cultural, intellectual and community development activities that do not focus on alcohol and are open to the entire Lehigh community.

Lehigh awards funding to undergraduate student groups on an ongoing basis for events held on or off of Lehigh's campus, and may be used to cover a variety of activity expenses that include food, security, transportation, facility rental, publicity, or prizes.

How can I apply for Funding from Lehigh After Dark?

Do you have an idea for a fun, fresh and exciting event? If so, we encourage you to check out the funding guidelines and apply today!

How can I get involved with Lehigh After Dark?

Lehigh After Dark is a student powered organization that is always seeking the help and partnership of interested members of the campus community.  If you are a student who is interested in becoming an active member, a staff member who wants to get involved with the LAD committee or a community partner who is interested in featuring their local business to students, get in touch with us! indark@lehigh.edu

Attention students: Be a Lehigh After Dark Ambassador! The LAD Ambassador program is YOUR way to get behind the scenes with Lehigh After Dark. Help get your friends and organizations involved with LAD, plan large-scale events, brainstorm new ideas, give feedback and get some AWESOME perks along the way.  

E-mail indark@lehigh.edu for more information

Find out more about Lehigh After Dark

How it got started here on our campus

Read about one of our signature events, Diner en Blanc (and Brown)

The LAD Ambassador Program

Brown and White Article About Adding Ambassador Program

Why this student thinks LAD is a great organization at Lehigh


Contact Information

Lehigh after Dark
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA 18015



Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:00pm to Friday, January 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Come out to Hawk's Nest each Thursday night for a trivia competition! The winning team each week gets a choice of awesome prizes. First 20 people to arrive receive a free Hawk's Nest milkshake coupon! Bring your friends and get ready for some trivia
Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 9:00pm to Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 12:00am
On Saturday, January 26th, Lamberton Hall is being turned into a roller-skating rink! Come to Lamberton starting at 9 pm to celebrate music through the decades from the 60's through today! Wear your favorite decade style and enjoy free roller-skating, food, giveaways, vintage arcade games, music, and more!
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 10:00pm to Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 2:00am
Be Your Own gives all members of the Lehigh community an opportunity to explore their roots and origins through art. This allows expression of the discovery of origins or processing of migration through borders, either voluntarily and involuntarily.
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 9:00pm to Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Join Break the Silence Peer Educators, the Office of Gender Violence Education and Support, and Lehigh After Dark for the 5 Senses of Consent on Valentine's Day weekend (2/15). A burlesque themed event in Williams Global Commons at 9 pm will provide the opportunity to learn about, engage in, and practice consent in order to prevent gender violence on campus. The event will include a Burlesque performance and workshop, interactive stations, free food, and giveaways!