Fall 2021

Join us for exciting events this Fall semester!

Silent Disco Roller Skating

  • Date: Thursday, December 2
  • Time: 9 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Barnes Center at the Arch
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

Ready to dance and skate? Join us for a groovy night of roller skating. If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 11/29/21.


Cosmic Bowling

  • Date: Friday, December 3
  • Time: 10:30 PM-1:30 AM
  • Location: Strike ‘N’ Spare
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 11/29/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 12/1/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Buses leave from College Place at 10:30pm (accessible bus available) 

STRIKE! Go for that perfect 300 at Orange After Dark’s Cosmic Bowling Night! Don’t miss this awesome glow-in-the-dark event, complete with free food! Ticket includes bowling, shoe rental, food, and transportation to and from the venue.
If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 11/29/21.


Drag Queen Bingo

  • Date: Saturday, December 4
  • Time: 10 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Schine Underground
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend. 

Join us for Drag Queen Bingo and enjoy an entertaining night of performances and your chance to win prizes! If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 11/29/21.


End of Year Formal

  • Date: Thursday, December 9
  • Time: 10 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Regency Ballroom, Sheraton Hotel
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

Dance your heart out at Orange After Dark End of Year Formal featuring music, a DJ, food, and photo ops. If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 12/2/21.


Comedian Adam Grabowski

  • Date: Friday, December 10
  • Time: 10-11:30 PM
  • Location: Schine Underground
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

Ready to laugh? Comedian Adam Grabowski, who has performed around the country and on  America’s Got Talent, joins us for an exclusive performance. If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 12/3/21.


Pancake Breakfast Stressbuster

  • Date: Sunday, December 12
  • Time: 10 PM-1 AM
  • Location: Goldstein Auditorium
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

Finals got you stressed out? Grab some breakfast food and participate in stress-free activities just in time for finals week.
If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 12/5/21.


Past Events

  • Date: Friday, September 3
  • Time: 8 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Goldstein Auditorium
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

Play a few rounds of laser tag with Orange After Dark!

  • Date: Saturday, September 4
  • Time: 10:30 PM-1:30 AM
  • Location: Strike ‘N’ Spare Lanes
  • Ticket Info: Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 8/30/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 9/1/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Busses leave from College Place at 10:30pm (accessible bus available). 

STRIKE! Go for that perfect 300 at Orange After Dark’s Cosmic Bowling Night! Don’t miss this awesome glow-in-the-dark event, complete with free food! Ticket includes bowling, shoe rental, food, and transportation to and from the venue.

  • Date: Sunday, September 5
  • Time: 8:30 PM-11 PM
  • Location: Target (3657 W. Genesee St.)
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Busses will leave from College Place and Goldstein Student Center on South Campus beginning at 8:30pm (accessible bus available) and will continue shuttling back and forth from Target until the last departure from campus at 11pm.

Join Orange After Dark for a fun and entertaining shopping night at Target! This event provides the perfect opportunity to purchase essentials for the start of the school year.

  • Date: Thursday, September 9
  • Time: 10 PM-11:30 PM
  • Location: Schine Underground
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

Master stage hypnotist Pete Mamos captivates audiences around the country with his comedy stage hypnosis performances. Pete combines audience participation, comedy, music, and mystery to create his entertaining presentations.

  • Date: Friday, September 10
  • Time: 9 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Barnes Center at the Arch
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket required. Valid SUID required to attend. 

Join us in the Barnes center as we celebrate the start of the 2021 Football season and start the countdown to Homecoming. Games, food, music, giveaways and more!

  • Date: Saturday, September 11
  • Time: 10:30 PM-1 AM
  • Location: Destiny USA
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link)!  Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Buses leave from College Place at 10:30pm (accessible bus available)

This venue promises an experience like none other. Apex Entertainment has it all; multi-level laser tag, bowling, virtual reality rides and games, bumper cars, food, and beverage, along with over 50 arcade games! Ticket includes access to the entire venue, arcade tokens, food, and transportation to and from the venue. Please note: No backpacks will be allowed in the venue.

  • Date: Thursday, September 16
  • Time: 10 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Goldstein Auditorium

In just about two hours, you will be guided, step-by-step, through a painting so that you come up with your own unique masterpiece that you will be amazed YOU created! We provide everything you will need: canvas (16×20), paints (acrylic), brushes and even a smock. You just bring your fun-loving friends and we’ll make sure your inner Picasso is unleashed. At the end of the night you get to take home your new masterpiece. Doors open at 9:30pm, instruction begins promptly at 10:00pm.

  • Date: Friday, September 17
  • Time: 9:30 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Big Dons Wild River Mini Golf
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 9/6/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 9/15/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Busses leave from College place at 9:30 PM (accessible bus available)

Relax and spend quality time with friends while playing their resort level miniature golf course, or challenge yourself with test your skills and accuracy with outdoor laser tag.

  • Date: Saturday, September 18
  • Time: 10 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Women’s Building Field
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket required. Valid SUID required to attend.

Join us outside on the Women’s Building Field for a screening of In the Heights. Bring your own blankets and watch the recent summer blockbuster movie musical extravaganza! Watch the trailer here. Movie will be shown with open captions. 

  • Date: Thursday, September 23
  • Time: 10 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Grant Auditorium
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

Join us for a night of playing bingo and a chance to win a full bag of groceries!

  • Date: Friday, September 24
  • Time: 10 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Central Rock Gym
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 9/13/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 9/22/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Buses will depart from College Place (in front of Life Sciences) at 10pm (accessible bus available). 

Get ready to rock! Check out Central New York’s largest rock climbing facility. We will have activities for climbers of all experience and ability levels. Ticket includes climbing, access to the fitness center, food, and transportation to and from the venue. Please bring clean, dry sneakers separately to climb.

  • Date: Saturday, September 25
  • Time: 9 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Spaghetti Warehouse
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 9/13/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 9/22/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Busses leave from College Place at 9pm (accessible bus available)

Work in teams at this interactive event to solve the mystery! Ticket includes dinner, interactive murder mystery show, and transportation to and from the venue.

  • Date: Thursday, September 30
  • Time: 10 PM-12:30 AM
  • Location: Get Air Trampoline Park
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 9/20/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 9/29/21. Ticket, completed online waiver (link) and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Buses will depart from College Place at 10pm (accessible bus available)

Get Air! features thousands of square feet of side-by-side trampolines, dodgeball, a slackline, fidget ladder and ninja course. Ticket includes two hours of jump time, jump socks (required to jump), food, and transportation to and from the venue.

  • Date: Friday, October 1
  • Time: 10 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Grant Auditorium
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

How much do you know about your roommate, suitemate, significant other, friend, or teammate?! In this game show, students compete by answering questions about each other to find out who knows the most! Whichever team answers the most questions correctly wins!

  • Date: Saturday, October 2
  • Time: 7 PM, 9 PM, 11 PM
  • Location: Schine Underground
  • Ticket Info: Free tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 9/20/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 9/29/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.

  • Date: Thursday, October 7
  • Time: 10:30 PM-1 AM
  • Location: Destiny USA
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 9/27/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 10/6/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Buses leave from College Place at 10:30pm (accessible bus available)

Enjoy a night filled with classic arcade games, video games and more! Win tickets and claim your prize. Ticket includes pre-loaded power card, unlimited video game play, food, and transportation to and from the venue. Please note: No backpacks will be allowed in the venue. If you require accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 9/30/21.

  • Date: Friday, October 8
  • Time: 10-11:30 PM
  • Location: Goldstein Auditorium
  • Ticket Info: Free! In-person participants we be welcomed on a first-come basis. If you wish to participate virtually, please fill out this form by 5pm on Friday, 10/8: link. Valid SUID required to attend for students. 

Bring some friends or join a team of up to 6 people (each team must have at least one student) at this interactive event to answer questions from all walks of knowledge in a casual atmosphere. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third place teams. ***Instruction begins promptly at 10pm. If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/1/21.

  • Date: Saturday, October 9
  • Time: 7-10 PM
  • Location: Women’s Building Field
  • Ticket Info: Free! Fill out this form to attend: link. Valid SUID required to attend. 

Join Orange After Dark for fun, family-friendly activities at our Slice of Life Family Fun Night! If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/2/21.

  • Date: Thursday, October 14
  • Time: 10 PM-12:30 AM
  • Location: Destiny USA
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 10/4/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 10/13/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Busses leave from College Place at 10pm (accessible bus available).

WonderWorks is an amusement park for the mind with 40,000 square feet of “edu-tainment”. The attraction combines education and entertainment with more than 100 hands-on exhibits that challenge the mind and spark the imagination. The venue also features a 4D XD simulator ride, a laser tag arena, and the World’s Largest Suspended Indoor Ropes Course. Ticket includes access to the entire venue, food, and transportation to and from the venue. Please note: closed-toe shoes are required for the Indoor Ropes Course. If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/7/21.

  • Date: Friday, October 15
  • Time: 9 PM-1 AM
  • Location: Schine Underground
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

It’s Fall in New York state, and it’s the perfect time to celebrate the great outdoors! Join OAD for our camping themed Midterm Stressbuster on Friday for crafts, snacks, a screening of Up, and more! If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/8/21. 

  • Date: Saturday, October 16
  • Time: 9 PM-1AM
  • Location: Schine Underground, 304s, second floor conference rooms, Atrium
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

It’s Fall in New York state, and it’s the perfect time to celebrate the great outdoors! Join OAD for our camping themed Midterm Stressbuster on Saturday for massage chairs, a photo booth, snacks, a screening of Camp Rock, giveaways, and more! If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/9/21.

  • Date: Thursday, October 21
  • Time: 9 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Greek Peak Mountain Resort
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 10/11/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 10/20/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Buses leave from College Place at 9pm (accessible bus available)

Make a splash with perfect 84 degree weather at the Cascades Indoor Waterpark! With more than 150,000 gallons of water, over 500 feet of water slides, and lots of splashes and sprays, staying indoors has never been this much fun! All swimming abilities are welcome. Ticket includes water park, arcade tokens, food, and transportation to and from the venue. Please bring a towel, bathing suit, and change of clothes.
If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/14/21.

  • Date: Friday, October 22
  • Time: 10:30 PM-12:30 AM
  • Location: Fright Nights
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 10/11/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 10/20/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Buses leave from College Place at 10:30pm (accessible bus available)

Join Orange After Dark at The Fright Nights, CNY’s largest and spookiest haunted attraction. Students should dress warmly. Although the area has an overhead, it is still exposed to outside temperatures. Please note, strobe lights may be used at this event. Ticket includes event wristband and transportation to and from venue. Students driving themselves should get a wristband from the ticket window at the event before entering the houses. If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/15/21.

  • Date: Saturday, October 23
  • Time: 9 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Goldstein Auditorium
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend. 

Join Orange After Dark and the Center for International Services and learn how to play new games from a variety of cultures. You won’t want to miss it! If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/16/21.

  • Date: Friday, October 29
  • Time: 10:30 PM-12:30 AM
  • Location: The Fright Nights, 1 Lepage Pl, Syracuse
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 10/18/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 10/27/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Buses leave from College Place at 10:30pm (accessible bus available)

Join Orange After Dark at The Fright Nights, CNY’s largest and spookiest haunted attraction. Students should dress warmly. Although the area has an overhead, it is still exposed to outside temperatures. Please note, strobe lights may be used at this event. Ticket includes event wristband and transportation to and from venue. Students driving themselves should get a wristband from the ticket window at the event before entering the houses. If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/22/21.

  • Date: Saturday, October 30
  • Time: 9 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Tennity Ice Pavilion
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

Ready for a spooky scary night of skating? Wear your costumes and join us at Tennity Ice Pavilion on South Campus for ice skating!
If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/23/21.

  • Date: Sunday, October 31
  • Time: 8-11 PM
  • Location: Schine Underground
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

Happy Halloween! Join Orange After Dark in all things spooky season and enjoy hauntingly activities, including a haunted house in Schine Underground! See you there…if you dare.
If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/24/21.

  • Date: Thursday, November 4
  • Time: 10 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Grant Auditorium
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend.

Join us for a night of playing bingo and a chance to win a full bag of groceries! If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/28/21.

  • Date: Friday, November 5
  • Time: 9:30 PM-1 AM
  • Location: Regal Cinemas, Destiny USA
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 10/25/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 11/3/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Busses leave from College Place at 9:30pm (accessible bus available)

The Eternals, a race of immortal beings with superhuman powers who have secretly lived on Earth for thousands of years, reunite to battle the evil Deviants.  Watch the trailer hereIf you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/28/21.

  • Date: Saturday, November 6
  • Time: 9:30 PM and 11 PM time slots available
  • Location: Destiny USA
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 10/25/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 11/3/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Buses will leave from College Place at 9:30pm and 11pm  (accessible bus available)

Work in teams to find clues, solve puzzles, and complete challenges in order to “escape the mystery room”!
Please note: There will be two group time slots available for this event. Tickets will be available for both 9:30 and 11pm time slots. If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 10/29/21.

  • Date: Friday, November 12
  • Time: 9-11 PM and 11 PM-1 AM
  • Location: Schine Underground and 304s
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket necessary. Valid SUID required to attend. 

Make your own creations and crafts with Orange After Dark! Crafting will end at 11pm followed by a comedy performance in the Underground. If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 11/5/21.

  • Date: Saturday, November 13
  • Time: 9:30 PM-1 AM
  • Location: Regal Cinemas, Destiny USA
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 11/1/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 11/10/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Busses leave from College Place at 9:30pm (accessible bus available).

If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 11/6/21. 

  • Date: Thursday, November 18
  • Time: 10:30 PM-1:30 AM
  • Location: Destiny USA
  • Ticket Info: $3 tickets available online at the Student Box Office (link) starting 11/8/21. If any tickets remain, tickets will be available to graduate students starting 11/17/21. Ticket and valid SUID required to attend.
  • Transportation: Buses leave College Place at 10:30pm (accessible bus available)

Enjoy a night filled with classic arcade games, video games and more! Win tickets and claim your prize. Ticket includes pre-loaded power card, unlimited video game play, food, and transportation to and from the venue. Please note: No backpacks will be allowed in the venue.
If you require accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 11/11/21.

  • Date: Friday, November 19
  • Time: 10 PM-12 AM
  • Location: Schine Underground
  • Ticket Info: Free! No ticket needed. Valid SUID required to attend. 

Test your knowledge for another Trivia Night with Orange After Dark! Come with friends or join a team and compete for your chance to win prizes. If you require any accommodations, please email oad@syr.edu by 11/12/21.