5 Extraordinary Nighttime Activities to Try for Fun

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Who said the fun needs to stop once the sun goes down? Some of the best memories come once work is over and evening playtime begins. The world’s a different place at nighttime, and you see things in a different way. If you’re a night owl looking for fun thrills, we suggest planning some nighttime activities.

Here at The Adventure Park, we also like to continue the fun into the night. We have an incredible experience that you, your friends and your family will absolutely love: Glow in the Park (more on that later). No matter what late-night activities you love, just make sure you bring a sense of adventure with you (oh, and extra clothing if it’s chilly!).

So whether it’s date night or you’re simply looking for fun things to do at night with your friends, here are 5 of the best nighttime activities you can try for fun adventures.

1. Host a Party Around a Campfire

You can make a campfire party extra special in so many ways. Invite your loved ones, provide a blanket or two and make some drinks (frothy hot chocolates are always a winner).

There’s something therapeutic about sitting by an open fire. Toast some marshmallows, wrap up warm and sing some classic campfire songs. It’s all about creating a cozy atmosphere to sit back and watch the stars.

If you’re looking for fun things to do on a Friday night and don’t want to host your own campfire party, you can join us at The Adventure Park for our Firepit Fridays. Extend your visit with us and unwind by our crackling campfire after your climb. Your feet will probably need the rest!

You and your fellow climbers can share your experiences or simply take in the after dark sights and sounds of the forest. Best of all, you can cook up a tasty batch of gooey s’mores. Fire Pit Fridays are the best date idea too. Is there anything more romantic than cozying up around a roaring fire?

2. Stargaze With the Best Equipment

If you’re looking for fun things to do at night, how about stargazing? Choose a warm night with a clear sky and find a spot to camp for the evening. There’s something magical about being outside with nature once the stars are out.

Having the best equipment makes late night stargazing activities far more fascinating too. So get yourself a pair of binoculars or a telescope if you want to see the constellations or passing satellites up close.

3. Enjoy a Night Hike

Looking for spontaneous things to do on a Friday night when you’re bored and restless? Why not try a night hike? You can get the heart really pumping by taking your usual hiking trail once the sun goes down. Plus, an evening walk can help you relax and boost your mood at the end of a long day.

Just make sure you bring the essentials with you: a light (preferably a headlamp), a backpack with including water and an energy snack) and an appropriate deterrent (sprays or alarms) if you live in an area with predators.

You can also explore the paths around our parks during your nighttime visit. Even the non-climbing guests in your party will have access to our grounds. They’re more than welcome to freely explore our site free of charge while the rest of you enjoy your climb.

4. Make the Most of Our Last Call Tickets

If you’re looking for fun things to do at night, how about visiting our parks in the last couple hours before we close? We make sure we’re open till late so all you night owls get a chance to climb too.

Here at The Adventure Park, we’re big on helping you save money wherever possible. That’s why we have Last Call tickets. These are reduced-priced tickets with all the same capabilities as standard-priced ones for the last few hours before we close. They include two hours of climbing and a 30-minute orientation.

5. Visit Our Glow in the Park Events

One of the most beautiful nighttime activities you can experience is right here at The Adventure Park: our extraordinary Glow in the Park events. Once dusk arrives and the sun begins to set, our adventure courses transform into a magical and musical spectacle.

So what can you expect at our Glow in the Park nights?

  • 2 hours of late-night climbing and ziplining along the various treetop trails (including 30 minutes for harnessing and a mandatory safety briefing).
  • Safety LED lights to guide you along the treetop trails and direct you through the paths ahead.
  • An unbeatable atmosphere of colorful lights and themed music (ranging from 80s rock classics to modern pop).

These tickets sell out super fast, so don’t miss out. Glow in the Park is available at Long Island, Virginia Beach, Nashville, Fairfield County and Storrs locations. Find a location nearest to you for more information.

Choose The Adventure Park for Nighttime Activities and Spontaneous Things to Do

Forget day time. You can experience world-class nighttime activities here at The Adventure Park.

Looking for fun things to do on a Friday night? Climb and then unwind at our Firepit Fridays! Looking for action-packed and adrenaline-filled nighttime activities? Book your tickets at one of our Glow in the Park events. We’re masters in providing fun for all the family!

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about our late-night activities.

Ready to try our courses out for yourself? Visit our Park location and book your adventure today! 

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