Lorain Lighthouse on Fox 8 “New Day Cleveland” Morning show

The Lorain Lighthouse was featured on the July 26, 2021 Cleveland Fox 8 Morning show New Day Cleveland.  Natalie Herbick visited the Lighthouse on June 28, 2021 to tape the show.  It was a beautiful day to visit the Lighthouse, and Natalie certainly enjoyed her visit and tour. She asked many questions about the Lighthouse, it’s history and the events we… 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. It will be 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Amazon Smile

Support the Lorain Lighthouse Foundation by shopping with Amazon. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at Amazon. 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 →