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 Event: April 27-April 30, 2023

No more gala formalwear or assigned seating! This four-day event features a pop-up art show featuring more than 20 artists, a VIP cocktail party, and a celebration of this year’s two Lighthouse Beacon of Light Humanitarian Award honorees. Dr. Victor Garcia and Barbara Turner are community leaders having an undeniable and positive impact in service to young people and families in our community. The celebration includes dinner by the bite, an open bar, live art demonstrations, entertainment, and a silent auction. Proceeds support Lighthouse services. Click here for sponsorship and event details.

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 bar crawl in Over-the-Rhine is hosted each fall 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 Nataly Wickham at 513-487-6775 or nwickham@lys.org.