Special Events

Special Events

Whether you want to help plan, volunteer, be a sponsor or simply attend, we look forward to working with you.


The Beacon of Light Humanitarian Awards Gala: Saturday, April 9, 2022

Each year Lighthouse honors exemplary leaders who are having an undeniable and positive impact on our community with its prestigious Beacon of Light Humanitarian Award. Honorees are recognized for leadership and service, community impact, and involvement with children, youth, and families. We celebrate the accomplishments of our community’s outstanding individuals at a gala each spring.  Lighthouse is proud to recognize the 2022 Beacon of Light Humanitarians: Phillip and Gail Holloman, Moira Weir, and Barbara Weyand. Each is a shining example of leadership in improving the lives of young people and families in need. Join us as we celebrate and recognize their accomplishments on Saturday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Cincinnati. Proceeds from the gala support Lighthouse services. Click here for more information and to sponsor the 2022 Gala.

Light Up with Art! May 18-20, 2022

More than 35 artists will display and sell a diverse collection of creations during this 3-day event at the Peterloon Estate in Indian Hill. There will also be live demonstrations to enjoy. A cocktail party and outdoor lunch will be available for sponsorship or purchase. The event is free and open to the public. Click here for additional details and to see how you can support Light Up with Art!

Fall Event

This annual event in a private home includes lunch by the bite from some of Cincinnati’s finest restaurants and caterers, wine by the glass, demonstrations, a raffle, and unique experiences to bid on through the silent auction.

Happy Holidays Gift Drive

Looking for a special way to make a difference for Lighthouse youth and families during the holiday season? Consider fulfilling a wish list for a child or family, hosting a giving tree at your school or office, or buying gifts from our most needed items wish list!


This annual bar crawl in Over-the-Rhine is hosted by the Lighthouse Young Professionals Committee. Funds raised from this event support services provided to young people and families by Lighthouse.

For more information about how you can make a difference through our special events or become an Annual Events Sponsor, please contact:
Special Events Coordinator Tammy Cuevas at 513-487-6775 or tcuevas@lys.org.