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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.
Lighthouse Now Open
Lighthouse Tower and Gift Shop are NOW OPEN!
Masks are required for all visitors
Social Distancing Enforced
Occupancy Limits Apply
Open Daily 10 am - 5 pm
Tower Open 10 am - 4:30 pm
full event list
Saturday 6 Living History
2pm-The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society invites you to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Fire Island Lighthouse Lens Building with a “Conversation with Augustin Fresnel.” The creator of the Fresnel lens that revolutionized lighthouses all over the world. Living history performer Joseph Smith will present as Augustin Fresnel and speak about his lens and their applications. Suggested donation $5 per person.
Saturday 13 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 Light house Keepers in the 1860’s to 2021 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 1/2 hours. $15 for FILPS members/$20 for non members-Reservations required. Limit 10 people.
Saturday 27 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.
Saturday 11 18th 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. Free
All events require participants to wear masks. Social distancing is enforced.
Occupancy limits apply.