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

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2015 EVENTS!


Happy Birthday Abby!
Saturday, January 18
157th Birthday Festival "Abby & the Arts"
Contest for local students-winners announced
Birthday Cake at 1pm & Free Climbs all day

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2014 EVENTS!

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, February 14 thru 16
DeLIGHTful Date Days – two climbs for the price of one! Bring your sweetie… More Information... 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
“An Evening of Romance & Renewal”
7:00 PM,
A donation of $25 per couple includes the ceremony, tower climb, and champagne toast.  More Information... VALENTINE'S DAY GROUP VOW RENEWAL AT ABSECON LIGHTHOUSE, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH, AT 7PM

Absecon Lighthouse is hosting "An Evening of Romance & Renewal" for Valentine's Day, Friday, February 14th. Couples are invited to take part in a group Vow Renewal ceremony by a non-denominational minister in the Keeper's Cottage at 7pm, followed by a champagne toast of congratulations. What better way to set the mood for a romantic dinner out in Atlantic City afterward? A donation of $25 per couple includes the ceremony, tower climb, and champagne toast.

But wait! - You don't have to be married to get romantic at the lighthouse, because hours of operation will be extended and the lighthouse will be open for climbing from 11am until 7:30pm on Valentine's Day. Climb the lighthouse tower with the one you love before heading out to a romantic dinner. Absecon Lighthouse is a proud member of the AC GLBT Alliance, and invites all couples to this romantic evening. You are invited to make a reservation by calling the lighthouse at 609-449-1360.

Saturday, March 22
"Lit With a Dim Bulb" Murder Mystery
7:00 pm, doors open 6:30pm
$25 per person
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Sunday, May 11
Mothers Day – Moms Climb Free

Sunday, May 18
Pirate Activity Day
11:00 am With The Philadelphia Fight Ensemble
$12 for kids, $6 for adults
"The Hunt for the Golden Albatross" at 1:00 pm followed by a Pirate Cruise aboard Atlantic City's 'Cruisin One.  More Information...

Friday, June 6
Golf Tournament

1:30pm Shotgun Start
$100 per player McCullough's Emerald Links, Egg Harbor Township**  More Information (PDF)

Friday, June 13
"By The Light of The Moon"
Atlantic City has a stunning skyline at night, and to top it off, a full moon will float up from the ocean and join the magnificent lights of the city on Friday, June 13th.  If you'd like to see the only 360 degree view of this breathtaking panorama, grab your date for a memorable, romantic experience. Absecon Lighthouse will be open for a full moon climb on Friday, June 13th, with the last climb at 9pm. 
Tickets are just $15 and include the full moon climb, snacks, & soft spirits.  You don’t want to miss this recession-busting date night out!

Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15
Fathers Day Weekend– Fathers to a free climb on Father’s Day weekend! 
And if Dad makes it all the way to the top and gets an “I Climbed Absecon Lighthouse” card, he can show it at Tony Boloney’s Pizza on Oriental Ave. and get a free slice of pizza! 

Sunday, June 22
"Doggies DO AC" Dog Fashion Show
Entry Fee: $20 donation - prizes awarded in themed categories
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Wednesdays: July 9, 16, 23 & 30 - August 6, 13, 20
Wacky Wednesdays at the Lighthouse
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Avoid the summertime heat or come in during a rainy day to keep your children occupied by participating in our "Wacky Wednesdays" in July and August!  Seven different themes happen on seven different Wednesdays. There are arts and crafts for the kids, as well as theme related movies playing during the scheduled hours. NEW for 2014: Two more weeks of fun with our “Superheroes and Villains” and “Dinosaurs" themes.  Kids can decorate a dinosaur egg, create their own superhero or villain, decorate a flower pot, create a popsicle stick sleigh ornament, make a paper-plate aquarium, make a crown or coat of arms, and design a mermaid or treasure map.

Saturday, July 12
"SYMPHONY & SOUL" Live Music, Wine Tasting & Full Moon Climb
Enjoy fine wine & the rising moon on our wrap around Keeper's Cottage Porch - last climb at 9:00 pm
$30 per person, includes light snacks
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Lighthouse Thursday, August 7
August 7, National Lighthouse Day
Kids Climb Free!
The lighthouse will be open from 10am to 8pm, and the last climb is at 7:30pm. 
Adult admission is $7, seniors $5, AC residents $3, and Active Military are always free. 
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Sunday, August 10
"By The Light of The Moon"
Absecon Lighthouse will be open for nighttime climbs - last climb at 8:00 pm
$10 per person, includes snacks & beverages

Tuesday, September 9
"By The Light of The Moon"
Absecon Lighthouse will be open for nighttime climbs - last climb at 8:00 pm
$10 per person, includes snacks & beverages

Saturday & Sunday, October 18 & 19"
Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey
Regular admission
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Charter House
Thursday, October 23
Luscious Libations for the Lighthouse
5:30pm, $60 pp
Chart House, Golden Nugget
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Saturday October 25
Haunted Lighthouse Tours
5:00pm, 6:00 pm, 7:00pm, & 8:00pm
$20 per person, includes snacks & beverages
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Ugly Holiday Sweater

Saturday, December 6
Plaid Party and Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$20 per person, includes professional carolers, snacks & holiday cheer
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