Events

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COVID 19 Update

Stay Tuned For Event Updates

Our scheduled events for the summer are currently on hold due to COVID 19 guidelines. Please check back for more updates as we get them.

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News

Currently

Lighthouse Now Open

Lighthouse Museum, Tower, Gift Shop and

Lens Building are OPEN!

Face Masks are optional for all visitors

Footwear Required

Open Daily 10 am - 5 pm

Tower Open 10 am - 4:30 pm on weekends

Call for availability weekdays

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Online Gift Shop

You can now shop our gift shop from the comfort of your home! Head over to our gift shop page to get some Fire Island Lighthouse products and help support the preservation society. Click here to check it out

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full event list

           Special Events

          April- June 2022

 

April

Saturday       9         Light Keepers Behind the Scenes Tour

                                 9 am – Follow one of our present day Lighthouse Keepers on his rounds.  This bottom to top                                        tour takes you from the auxiliary generator and the Light Keepers workshop in the basement of                                    the Keeper’s Quarters to the beacon in the lantern room of the lighthouse tower. Learn how                                          Lighthouse Keepers in the 1860’s to 2020 maintained the light.  Includes a tour of the Lens                                           Building, which houses our original first order Fresnel Lens, and the Boat House.  Tour takes                                         approximately 2 ½ hours.  $15 for FILPS Members/$20 for non-members – Reservations                                                 required. Limit 10 people.

Saturday       23       Evening Tower Tour

                                 7 pm- Experience the sunset from a new perspective.  View the sunset from the top of the                                             Lighthouse.  Bring a flashlight for your walk back to parking field #5 RMSP.  $20 for FILPS                                                members/ $25 for non-members.  Reservations required.  Sunset 7:41 pm

 

June

Saturday       11        Horseshoe Crab Program

                                  6:30 pm- Learn about Horseshoe Crabs and watch them come ashore to lay their eggs while                                        reveling in the beauty of the evening on a June beach.   Suggested donation $2 per person.

                                  Tower open until 8 pm. at regular fees.

 

Saturday        11        Light Keepers Behind the Scenes Tour

                                  9 am – Follow one of our present day Lighthouse Keepers on his rounds.  This bottom to top                                        tour takes you from the auxiliary generator and the Light Keepers workshop in the basement of                                    the Keeper’s Quarters to the beacon in the lantern room of the lighthouse tower. Learn how                                          Lighthouse Keepers in the 1860’s to 2020 maintained the light.  Includes a tour of the Lens                                           Building, which houses our original first order Fresnel Lens, and the Boat House.  Tour takes                                         approximately 2 ½ hours.   .  $15 for FILPS Members/$20 for non-members – Reservations                                             required. Limit 10 people.

  Keep your eye on our web site for our new fundraiser Bootleggers Best -Craft Cocktail Competition presented by the Fire Island Lighthouse Prohibition Society on July 16th and our annual Craft Beer Tasting on September 17th. 

       Contact events@fireislandlighthouse.com for advanced notice of              tickets going on sale.