Events

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Stay Tuned For Event Updates

The 4th annual Light-haus Keepers Craft Tasting

is scheduled for Saturday October 8, 2022

Tickets will go fast

For advanced notice of ticket sales

email events@fireislandlighthouse.com

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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

Museum is open daily 10 am - 5 pm

Tower & Lens Bldg. open daily 10 am - 4:30 pm

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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

      October - December 2022

October

Saturday       8      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 2022 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      8     3rd Annual Light-Haus Keeper's Craft Tasting

                            3pm - 6 pm on the terrace.  Fore early notice of ticket sales, email                                                                                      events@fireislandlighthouse.com and submit your email address.  Tickets go on sale

                            September 21st at 7 pm. through our website.

Monday       10     Drums Along Fire Island

                              10am - 3 pm.  Montaukett Indian Nation visits the Lighthouse.  Young Blood Singers and                                              drummers, Montaukett Woman's Circle Dancers.  Free

November

Friday           11     Thank you to all our United States Veterans!

                               Free Tower Tours during regular operating hours to all veterans who served in the military. 

 

Saturday        26     Tree Trimming Event

                                10 am – 3 pm.  Kick off the holiday season by helping us decorate our holiday tree.  Bring a                                           handmade ornament relating to the sea, nature or the Lighthouse to hang on our tree.  Free                                         hot  chocolate and cookies.

 

Saturday         26     Thanksgiving Weekend Evening Tower Tour

                                  5 pm - Experience the Lighthouse at night while working off some of those holiday calories.                                          Bring a flashlight for your walk back to the parking field.  $20 for FILPS Members/$25 for non-                                       members – Reservations Required.  Sunset 5:36 pm. 
 

December

Saturday        10      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 2022 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        10       20th Annual Reenactment of the Flying Santa

                                 11:30 am to 12:30 pm– Relive this historic event with us.  Santa arrives at the Lighthouse.  Great                                    photo opportunity!  Come early.  Dress for the weather. Free 

Call 631-583-5901 for reservations