2021 – Lorain Lighthouse “Fireworks Picnic”

SOLD OUT Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets for this year’s Fireworks Picnic.  We are glad to have you back after having to cancel it last year.  Now, let’s pray for good weather!!! It is BACK. After having to cancel the 2020 fireworks picnic due To Covid-19, the Lorain Lighthouse Foundation is bringing back the 4th of July picnic at the… Read more →

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 $130 (includes tip). Gift certificates are also available for a… 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 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 →

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 →

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 →