Upcoming Events

 Ohio Historical Marker Dedication

Friday, June 30, 2017

Ohio Historical Marker Dedication
with Distinguished Guest
11am at the Mile-long Pier

  Fireworks Picnic at the Lighthouse

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Fireworks Picnic at the Lighthouse
(weather permitting)
8pm – 11pm $100 per person
For Reservations, call 440-984-1012
Boat to depart from the Black River Wharf Boat Launch
There is a limited number of reservations available for this event, so please call early.

  Lorain Lighthouse Sunset Wine Dinners


The 2017 Lorain Lighthouse Sunset Wine Dinners will start on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 and run every Tuesday thru Tuesday, September 12, 2017 (weather permitting). This is a fantastic way to celebrate a special occasion and catch one of Ohio’s most beautiful sunsets. The evening includes a boat ride (departing from the Spitzer Lakeside Marina – 301 Lakeside Ave.) to and from the lighthouse and a brief guided tour of the lighthouse. The dinner, including a wine paired with each course, is catered by the Jackalope Lakeside Restaurant. The cost per person is $125 and the reservation can be made by calling 440-984-1012.  The is a limited number of 18 reservations available for each dinner, so please call early.



2017 Lorain Lighthouse Tours

2017 Lorain Lighthouse Tours

Tours of the Lorain Lighthouse are available during the summer months departing by boat from the Black River Landing. Tour boats depart every half hour. Tickets for the boat ride and tour are $20.00. They are available online here (starting in spring of 2017) or at the Lorain Port Authority office located at 319 Black River Ln, Lorain, OH 44052 on Black River Landing.  You may also make reservations by calling the Port Authority at 440.204.2269.

Reservations have priority over walk-ins.

Proceeds go to the Lighthouse restoration and maintenance.  Financial support is always needed and all donations are welcome – visit DONATE TO THE LIGHTHOUSE to make a donation.

Thank you and we will see you out at the Lighthouse!


  3rd Saturday    11:00am – 12:30pm

 14th Wednesday    5:00pm – 6:30pm

 30th Friday             5:00pm – 6:30pm


1st Saturday    11:00am – 12:30pm

2nd  Sunday      12:30pm – 2:00pm

 19th Wednesday   5:00pm – 6:30pm


    2nd   Wednesday   5:00pm-6:30pm

   12th Saturday    11:00am – 12:30pm

26th Saturday    11:00am – 12:30pm


2nd Saturday  11:00am – 12:30pm