A project of the Afterschool Alliance

Event Themes and Ideas

Lights On Afterschool events can take any form—you can find hundreds of ideas in our searchable events database! Get inspiration from other Lights On Afterschool celebrations and search by theme, event type, and difficulty. You can even look at what other programs in your region have done in previous years.

Here are some of the most popular ways people celebrate:

There are many more ideas in our Event Ideas Database. Or, explore some of our top themes for Lights On Afterschool events: