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The Point Arena Lighthouse is home to a number of special events throughout the year. From holiday celebrations to educational programs, there is a lot going on at the Point. Please review the calendar below for the dates and times of our offerings, and be sure to scroll down for detailed information on such events as the monthly Night Tour, Lighthouse Lecture Series, Wind & Whale Celebration, Cruise the Coast and more.

Check back frequently for updates and mark your own calendar with something special to do at the Lighthouse this month!

Saturday, October 19

10am-3:30pm

Saturday, October 19

4 p.m.

Tuesday, November 12

Gates 5 pm | Tour 5:30pm

Saturday, November 16

4 p.m.

Wednesday, December 11

Gates 5 pm | Tour 5:30pm

Saturday, December 21

Lighthouse Lecture Series

         CANCELLED

4pm

Friday, January 10

Gates 5:30 pm | Tour 6pm

Saturday, January 11

Gates 6:30 pm | Tour 7pm

Saturday, February 8

Gates 5:30 pm | Tour 6pm

Monday, March 9

Gates 7 pm | Tour 7:30pm

Tuesday, April 7

Gates 7:30 pm | Tour 8pm

Saturday, April 18

10am – 3:30pm

Thursday, May 7

Gates 8:30 pm | Tour 9pm

Friday, June 5

Gates 8:30 pm | Tour 9pm

Saturday, June 6

Gates 9:30 pm | Tour 10pm

Friday, July 3

Gates 8:30 pm | Tour 9pm

Saturday, August 1

Gates 8 pm | Tour 8:30pm

Monday, August 3

Gates 8:30 pm | Tour 9pm

Friday, August 7

10am – 4:30pm

Tuesday, September 1

Gates 7:30 pm | Tour 8pm

Saturday, September 19

4pm

Thursday, October 1

Gates 7 pm | Tour 7:30pm

Saturday, October 31

Gates 6:30 pm | Tour 7pm

Monday, November 30

Gates 5 pm | Tour 5:30pm

Tuesday, December 29

Gates 5 pm | Tour 5:30pm

Night Tours Every Full Moon!

Join us for the unique experience of climbing the 145 steps to the top of the Lighthouse Tower at night and enjoying an unparalleled view of the full moon – weather permitting, of course!  Night Tours are held most every full moon year round.

Point Arena Lighthouse Full Moon by Tom Birdsell

Our October 12 Night Tour sold out.  Our next one is the  Full Beaver Moon Night Tour on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. 

Reservations required!  The tour is limited to 20 guests, so we recommend you make your reservations well in advance of the tour date but at least 3 days before the date of the tour.  Call 877-725-4448, ext. 1 or 707-882-2809, ext. 1 to make your reservations.  Only $30 per person or $25 per person for two or more guests.  

*NOTE: Tours will take place regardless of the weather conditions if the minimum number of guests sign up. Guests understand that visibility could be limited due to fog, rain, etc. and there is no guarantee that the full moon will be visible during the tour.

Lighthouse Lecture Series

On Saturday, October 19 at 4 p.m B Bryan Preserve Hoof Stock Managers Eunice Contreras & Zane Krakowski will present “I am a Zookeeper” as part of the Lighthouse Lecture Series.

Ever wonder what exactly a zookeeper does at the 110 acre B Bryan Preserve in Point Arena?  Well, come to this lecture and find out!

Eunice Contreras and the boys

Zane Krakowski

B Bryan Preserve was founded in Point Arena in 2004 by owners Dr. Frank Mello and Judy Bryan Mello. BBP is one of a handful of private facilities certified by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The facility is known for their breeding of Roan, Sable and Greater Kudu antelope, three species of Zebra as well as a bachelor group of male Nubian giraffe. Recent additions to the preserve are a herd of Black Wildebeest and African Cape Buffalo.  The Preserve is open for visits daily by advance reservation. They also offer lodging in cottages on property.

For this Lecture Series presentation only the admission will be $7.50 per person, but that will include one raffle ticket.  B Bryan Preserve will be offering a raffle prize of a two person B Bryan Preserve tour and goodie bag ($150 value) to benefit the Lighthouse. Additional raffle tickets to improve your chances of winning are $5 each or five for $20.  Drawing will be held at the conclusion of the lecture and you must be present to win. Please call 877-725-4448 ext. 1 or 707-882-2809 ext. 1 for more information or to make a reservation.