Verlon Thompson Returns to Lorain for a Lighthouse Benefit

Please circle Wednesday, July 27, 2022, for the return performance of professional songwriter, singer and guitarist, Verlon Thompson.  Verlon’s 2017 concert for the Lighthouse was sold out.  This Lighthouse Benefit is again presented by Bob & Diane Gradisek and Ron Cocco of Clark & Post Architects.  The event will be held at the Black River Landings Transportation Center, 421 Black… Read more →

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 22, 2022 from 3:00 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 →

The Lighthouse is now OPEN for Sunset Dinners and Lighthouse Tours

We are now taking reservations ONLY for our fabulous Sunset Dinners and tours of the historic Lorain Lighthouse – for more information and to purchase tickets, visit Sunset Dinners & Tours page Due to the COVID-19 virus, to limit the spread of this disease and rely on their sense of personal responsibility and accountability to others, we request that all guests… Read more →

2022 – Lorain Lighthouse “Fireworks Picnic” – SOLD OUT, THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT

The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation is celebrating the Fourth of July with a “Fireworks Picnic”.  This Lighthouse event will be held on Monday July 4, 2022 (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 picnic will be… 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 →

New Lighthouse Ornament

The Lorain Lighthouse Foundation has commissioned Old World Christmas (a U.S. Company) to again create a Lighthouse ornament for the upcoming Christmas season. It is a 3 dimensional-shaped lighthouse (4″ square and 5″ tall), made of wood, and it is LIGHTED. The new ornament, shown below, at a cost of $30 is now available as follows: CASH OR CHECK only… 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 →

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 →

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 →

Lorain Lighthouse voted 2021 “Best” Lake Erie Lighthouse

For the 8th 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 →