Gift Certificates for Father’s Day

Looking for a gift idea for Dad on Father’s Day? How about a gift certificate for a Lorain Lighthouse “Sunset” dinner – The perfect way to honor your father and treat him to a great dinner paired with wine plus a fantastic Lake Erie sunset. The cost per person is $150 (includes tip). Gift certificates are also available for a… Read more →

2023 – Lorain Lighthouse “Fireworks Picnic”

The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation is celebrating the Fourth of July with a “Fireworks Picnic”.  This Lighthouse event will be held on Tuesday July 4, 2023 (weather permitting) and offers a “spectacular” view of the annual fireworks display sponsored by the Lorain Port and Financing Authority.   The fireworks will be launched from the Port Authority’s Mile Long Pier. The “Fireworks” picnic will… 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 nine 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 →

Thank You for Your Donations

Lorain Lighthouse Donations This list is our way of thanking individuals, families, organizations and businesses for their monetary donations, material donations or other gifts to the Lorain Lighthouse Foundation.  Thanks to donors like these, the Lorain Lighthouse Foundation is able to cover the expenses for the continued operation and capital improvements of the Lorain Lighthouse and to our endowment fund… Read more →

New Lighthouse Ornament for 2022

The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation has commissioned ChemArt Company of Lincoln Rhode Island (a U.S. Company) to design a Lighthouse ornament for the 2022 Christmas season. Beacon Design by ChemArt creates custom keepsake ornaments made 100% in the USA from solid brass in a variety of finishes. Our ornament is a 2 dimensional-shaped lighthouse. The new ornament, shown below, at a… Read more →

Lorain Lighthouse voted 2022 “Best” Lake Erie Lighthouse

For the 9th year in a row, the Lorain Lighthouse again won the honor of the BEST lighthouse on Lake Erie, as voted by the readers of Lake Erie magazine. Please extend a thank you to all your friends that voted for “The Jewel” again this year.  Read more →

New Merchandise from Anne Cate Collection

The Lorain Lighthouse has purchased new merchandise for 2022 from the Anne Cate Collection. Anne Cate is a Made in America (Cleveland, Ohio) accessories brand and manufacturer specializing in skyline silhouette purses and other simplistic accessories. Her products tell a story, a story that is unique to each design. The Lighthouse merchandise features 3 Lorain skyline landmarks – the Lorain… 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 440-752-8955. To purchase Lighthouse Tour gift certificate, call Ron at 440-752-8955. All major credit cards accepted. 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 – 2023 to the Lighthouse Foundation for review.  Rental fees are outlined on the application. Read more →

Donate to the Lorain Lighthouse Foundation

The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation, Inc., an IRC section 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit, charitable foundation, was created in 1989 and incorporated on December 26, 1989 under the laws of the State of Ohio and commenced operations on January 1, 1990, to spearhead the preservation of the Lorain Lighthouse. It was also established to maintain the history and integrity of Lorain’s Waterfront. … Read more →