What Is Parent’s Night Out?

Drop your student off at Level Up Academy to learn game development skills and enjoy socializing with other like-minded individuals while you get a chance to enjoy a fun-filled evening in Downtown Orlando.

What Are Students Learning?

Although each event is mainly focused around having a fun time, we easily sneak in education. A mix of game design, art, and programming principles are introduced to give context and a “behind the curtain” look at how games are made while they are also able to learn practical lessons such as teamwork, project management, and creativity.

Where does my donation go?

Your admission/donation goes toward providing scholarships to youth in our programs. Donation progress will be posted on our facebook page to show how close we are to reaching our goal.


Allowed Age-Range

Students must be in elementary (ages 7-10) or middle school (ages 11-13).

Drop Off Procedure

Parents drop off their students at Level Up Academy, located within the Orlando Game Space building on Lake Eola. Drop-off begins at 6:00pm EST. When you arrive, ring the doorbell at the front entrance and a Level Up Academy assistant will be there to receive you.

How Pick-Up Works

Pickup for students is by 10:00pm EST at Level Up Academy. Simply ring the doorbell at the Orlando Game Space building on Lake Eola and a Level Up Academy assistant will answer. For safety precautions, the same parent that dropped off your student must be there to pickup that student at our front entrance for sign-out.

Cancellation Policy

We will inform parents of any cancellations due to inclement weather or low attendance 24 hours in advance via your sign-up email.

Food And Drink Policy

Food is not provided as part of admission, however fresh water as well as a fridge and microwave are supplied, so feel free to bring food for your student to eat.

Staff Background Policy

All Level Up Academy staff are background and fingerprint checked using the FBI and Florida law enforcement databases to ensure your students are learning in a safe environment.


FREE Downtown Parking at Lake Eola

Parking is included at no extra charge during the night of your Parent’s Night Out purchase. Simply leave your car at the Orlando Game Space and enjoy scenic Lake Eola and the comforts of Downtown Orlando.


Looking for ideas for your night out? Here’s what we recommend.

Go For A Romantic Stroll Around Lake Eola

Take a stroll around the picturesque Lake Eola as you enjoy the radiant night lights around the center fountain. Throughout your walk make sure to feed the local swans, visit the family of turtles, and take a Swan shaped paddle boat out to the center of the lake to view the center fountain up close.



Enjoy A Mouth-Watering Dinner

Level Up Academy is located near a selection of dining experiences that are sure to delight every palate. Whether your hungry for authentic ramen, tempting tacos, heavenly hamburgers, or choice cocktail bars, you’ll find it at Lake Eola.

We recommend using TripAdvisor and calling ahead to book a seating at your choice restaurant.

Catch The Latest Blockbuster Movie

For generations audiences have been wowed through the power of the cinema.

Whether you’re looking for the a romantic comedy, a harrowing action adventure, or an emotional drama, the cinema is a great choice for a Parent’s Night Out.

Share this experience with your significant other at the nearby Cobb Theater on Orange Street to watch the latest movies in a RealD 3D immersive experience.

Create Lasting Memories At The Great Escape Room

If you and your significant other are up for a challenge, consider visiting The Great Escape Room located near Level Up Academy. Strengthen your communication skills as you work together to solve puzzles and unlock each room. Do you and your significant other have what it takes to make it to the end?

Experience The Latest Hit Plays And Musicals At The Dr. Phillips Theater

Home of the latest and greatest Musicals, Broadway Productions, and Comedians. The Dr. Phillips Theater is your gateway to a world of live entertainment.

Watch The Game At The Amway Arena And Catch Traveling Shows

Root for your home teams as the Orlando Magic NBA and the Orlando Solar Bears Ice Hockey teams compete against their rivals. Check out the Amway Arena website for game dates and be on the lookout for comedians, bands, Cirque Du Soleil, and other traveling shows that appear at the Amway.

Show Your Orlando Pride For The Orlando City Soccer Team

Feel the Orlando Pride as you watch The Lions compete in a showdown for the future of Soccer. Visit the Orlando Soccer Stadium website to plan your Parent’s Night Out around the latest game.