of each month April to October
Open for tours 1 pm to 4 pm
Dates for 2013
April 21 May 19 June 16 July 21
Aug 18 Sept 15 Oct 20
Sat June 1, 2013
The main part of Bay Day is at the packing sheds in Port Norris, but the lighthouse will be open, too.
to be announced
Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey
October 19 & 20, 2013
East Point will be open for the challenge!
Horseshoe Crabs Mating
Usually hits its peak on the night of the full moon nearest to June 1.
This year there's a full moon on May 25.
Monarch Butterfly Migration
Usually September or October
Monarch Butterflies often stop near East Point Lighthouse on their migration from New England and Canada to their wintering spots in Mexico. Sometimes the trees, especially the cedars, are filled with butterflies taking shelter for the night. It's very difficult to predict this event. It can happen anytime from late August to early November, depending on the temperature and wind direction and other unknowable factors. If you happen to be there when there is a major display, please send pictures.