Lehigh After Dark (LAD)

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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
  • "Rolling Through the Decades" - An event to kick off the Spring '19 semester featured a roller rink in Lamberton Hall.

 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 comedy shows- every week offers something fun and different with the opportunity to socialize and meet new people across campus.

Here are some examples of past LAD events:

  • 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!

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