Events

For more information on any event or to reserve tickets, please call 609-449-1360. Most events require reservations.

EVENTS ARE HELD AT THE LIGHTHOUSE UNLESS NOTED**

Sunday, January 13
Honoring Absecon Lighthouse’s 162nd Birthday

Free Climbs for All, 11am to 3:30pm

Happy Birthday Abby! Wednesday, January 15
Margarita Madness 163rd Birthday Party

Hard Rock Café Backstage
5:30pm – 7:30pm, $60 per person: Nibbles, Live Music, Margarita Tastings & Silent Auction
More Information

Saturday, January 18
Honoring Absecon Lighthouse’s 163rd Birthday

Free Climbs for All, 11am to 3:30pm


DATE WEEKEND FEBRUARY 15 & 16: YOU AND YOUR DATE CLIMB FOR THE PRICE OF ONE!

Hours of operation are 11am to 4pm both days with the last climb at 3:30pm. Absecon Lighthouse is a state-owned historic property administered by the non-profit Inlet Public/Private Association. Located at 31 So. Rhode Island Avenue in Atlantic City, it is open to visitors Thursday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Absecon Lighthouse received a general operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of Cultural Affairs in the Department of State. For more information about Absecon Lighthouse and its programs call (609) 449-1360

Friday, February 14
Group Vow Renewal and Toast

Doors Open at 5:30 – LIVE MUSIC! Vow Ceremony, Champagne & Dancing!
Couples make private donation to participate based on the event's value to them (minimum donation $40)

Sunday, May 10, Mother’s Day – Moms Climb Free

Friday, June 5
“Full Strawberry Moon” Climb

Absecon Lighthouse will be open for nighttime climbs - last climb at 8:30 pm
$10 per person, includes snacks & beverages

Sunday, June 21, Father’s Day – Dads Climb Free

Sunday, July 5
“By The Light of The Moon”

Absecon Lighthouse will be open for nighttime climbs - last climb at 8:30 pm
$10 per person, includes snacks & beverages

July 8, 15, 22, & 29 – August 5, 12 & 19
Wacky Wednesdays at the Lighthouse

11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Salty Sea, Pirates & Mermaids, Fairy Tales, Gifts of The Garden, Dinosaurs, Outer Space, & the Zany Zoo
Included with Regular Admission - Themes change weekly
More Information/ Theme Schedule

Sunday, August 3
“Full Sturgeon Moon” Climb

Absecon Lighthouse will be open for nighttime climbs - last climb at 8:30 pm
$10 per person, includes snacks & beverages

Friday, August 7
National Lighthouse Day

Kids 11 & under climb free
Lighthouse Lawn Party & Festival, LIVE MUSIC & Wine Tasting at the lighthouse (ticket price & times to be determined)

Wednesday, September 2
“By The Light of The Moon” Climb

Absecon Lighthouse will be open for nighttime climbs - last climb at 8:30 pm
$10 per person, includes snacks & beverages

Saturday, September 26
Atlantic City’s Pumpkin Patch

AC Families are invited to pick a pumpkin!
11am to 3pm

Saturday & Sunday, October 17 & 18
Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey

Regular admission, kids 11 and under are free

Saturday, October 24
Haunted Lighthouse Tours

6:00pm and 7:00pm
$20 per person, includes snacks & beverages
Ghost Investigation with NJ Researchers of Paranormal Evidence 8pm, $45pp

Saturday, December 12
Luminary Light Festival

5pm to 7pm
Live Violin Music & Caroling, light a personal luminary, specialty cheeses & wine tasting
$20 per person donation