Since this favorite annual event can’t be hosted in the beautiful Fire Island Lighthouse galleries this year, FILPS has teamed up with Seas Cartography to bring us the art show virtually. All artwork can be viewed and purchased online at https://www.fireislandlighthouse.com/artshow2020 through July 12, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society. Also take this … Full Story
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. Reduced Tower Tours until 9 pm. Suggested donation $2 per person. Bring a light jacket appropriate for outdoors that time of year, as well as a flashlight for your return trip. Due to the … Full Story
Performance artist Joseph Smith will present a “Living Art” presentation to the public about how Robert Moses influenced Fire Island and the Fire Island Lighthouse. Smith has wowed Fire Island audiences before with his portrayal of Augustin Fresnel in the past, and his one-man show about the legendary New York planner has gained much acclaim. Meet in the lends building … Full Story
Bill Bleyer, a Pulitzer-prize winning former staff writer for Newsday, will share fascinating facts from his latest book, Long Island and the Sea: A Maritime History. Mr. Bleyer’s talk will cover the development of submarines and torpedoes tested in our local waters, the landing of Pan Am Clippers in Port Washington, the adventures of Thomas Welcome Roys, the first captain … Full Story
Come enjoy the scenery from the top of the tower as the sunrises. Tour includes a “Light” breakfast. Bring a flashlight for your walk to the lighthouse. Come early to enjoy the pre-dawn colors as you walk from Field 5 at Robert Moses State Park. The Lighthouse will close after the tower tour. $20 for FILPS members/ $25 for non-members. … Full Story
Experience the sunrise from a new perspective. View the sunrise from the top of the Lighthouse. – $15 for FILPS members/$20 for non-members. Reservations Required. Sunrise 6:28 a.m.
Come enjoy the sunset with your “someone special”. Climb the Tower then enjoy “Light” refreshments. Watch the sunset on the terrace. A free flower and chocolates will be given out to couples with reservations. $50 per couple – Reservations required.
Meet at the Robert Moses State Park Field #5 at 10 am. Join us for a guided walk around the western end of the National Seashore. Learn about how the beach reacts to erosion and how the flora and fauna interact with the winter weather. Bring binoculars if you have them. No fee for the walk. Regular fee for the … Full Story
Relive this historic event with us. Santa arrives at the Lighthouse. Great photo opportunity! Come early. Free
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.