Summer Market Lighthouse tours

The Sumer Market, in conjunction with the Lorain Lighthouse Foundation, is offering tours of the historic Lorain Lighthouse on Friday July 23, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Trips depart every hour from the Black River Landing Dock located at 319 Black River Lane in Lorain. This cruise involves a shuttle ride to and from the historic Lorain Lighthouse, as… Read more →

Lorain Lighthouse Receives U.S. Lighthouse Society Grant

The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation was selected by the United States Lighthouse Society Board of Directors as one of the 35 organizations to receive a $1,000 grant to assist with the expenses of business operations in 2021, given the continued impact of the pandemic on visitation and traditional revenue sources. The Society received 82 applications, which was a significant increase from… Read more →

Gift Certificates for Mother’s Day

Looking for a gift idea for Mom on Mother’s Day? How about a gift certificate for a Lorain Lighthouse “Sunset” dinner – The perfect way to honor your mother and treat her to a great dinner paired with wine plus a fantastic Lake Erie sunset. Gift certificates are also available for a tour of the Lighthouse? Call Ron at 440-282-7137… Read more →

Vote for the Best Lake Erie Lighthouse

The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation, Inc. hopes area residents will cast a ballot for the Lorain Lighthouse on Lake Erie. For the past seven years, the Lorain Lighthouse has been named the best lighthouse in the “Best of Lake Erie” contest sponsored by Cleveland -based Lake Erie Living magazine. This year’s Lake Erie Living magazine’s voting for the best lighthouse on… Read more →

Lighthouse License Plate now available

The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation has commissioned a license plate that can be placed on the front of your car (Ohio recently passed legislation to make front plates optional). The plates sell for $20 and can be purchased by calling Carolyn at 440-960-2301 or Ron at 440-282-7137. The license plates are also now available at the Lorain Port and Financing Authority… Read more →

Lorain Lighthouse Closed

The Lorain Lighthouse is CLOSED for the winter.  Thank you to all who visited our Historic Lighthouse in 2020 especially in COVID-19 shortened season – we appreciate your interest and continued support. There are no more events scheduled at the Lighthouse for the remainder of the year.  Tours and sunset dinners will resume next year starting in June – please… Read more →

Lighthouse Special Events & Tours

Any person and/or group may schedule a private special event (wedding, anniversary or special occasion) at the Lighthouse. All private special events will be required to submit a Special Event Application – 2021 to the Lighthouse Foundation for review.  Rental fees are outlined on the application. Read more →

Beautiful Lighthouse Video

This past summer, Christopher and Julie First visited the Lorain Lighthouse with our volunteers Frank Sipkovsky and Jim Lumadue. The intent of their visit was to film the Lighthouse for a video presentation to be added to their website – First to Travel. They filmed from our boat, from the lighthouse area itself (launching a drone as well) and limited… Read more →

Lorain Lighthouse voted 2020 “Best” Lake Erie Lighthouse

For the 7th year in a row, the Lorain Lighthouse again won the honor of the BEST lighthouse on Lake Erie. It was officially announced in the Sept/Oct  Lake Erie Living issue. Please extend a thank you to all your friends that voted for “The Jewel” again this year.  Read more →

Gift Certificates Now Available

Give a Lighthouse Gift Certificate for birthdays, anniversaries or any other special occasion!!! The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation has gift certificates available for purchase for our Lighthouse “Sunset” Dinners and Lighthouse Tours. To purchase a Sunset Wine Dinner gift certificate, call Ron at 440-282-7137. To purchase Lighthouse Tour gift certificate, call Ron at 440-282-7137. All major credit cards accepted. Read more →