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Bespoke events....the possibilities are endless!
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Lighthouse beacon
Emily Brunner grew up in the lighthouse.
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Children's Party and Lighthouse tour with Bob Taylor
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Private event location: Hudson-Athens Lighthouse

Book Your Special event at the lighthouse. Lighthouse opens starting May and close end September.

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  • Your money is safe, we pay your host 2 days after check-in.
  • 100% refund in the unlikely event the host cancels.
  • Changing booking details is always free.
  • Access to urgent phone line during your booking.
  • Book Co2 positive, we compensate 3 times more than we emit.

Lighthouse highlights

  1. Private events
  2. Parties
  3. Photo shoots
  1. Movie coming
  2. Private (boat) tours
  3. No overnight stays

Lighthouse summary

FOR PRIVATE EVENTS, PARTIES, PHOTO SHOOT, FILM VENUE (no overnight stays. Sorry, the app required us to put a minimum number of bedroom and bed even when it does not apply.)

Available months: May to September

Make your private event, birthday party, intimate wedding, dinner rehearsal, corporate party, fund raising or photo shoot special and unique. The 1874 Hudson-Athens Lighthouse is located along the mighty Hudson River, between the towns of Athens, NY and Hudson, NY. 

As part of your event, the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society offers boat transportation for guests, caterers and event planners, private tours of the unique lighthouse and drone videography.  

Our bespoke package and partnership with event planners will make your dream party a success and an experience that will be remembered and talked about for a lifetime!

Sunset schedule are also available.

Please message us here for more information and custom pricing.  We have different options and pricing for small private group tour, private party for 20 people or less, private party for maximum 35 people, weekend schedule, sunset schedule, and more.

Rates here include boat transportation, private tour and drone videography. Food, catering and event planning and insurance are separate.  We also have preferred caterers and can recommend some events planners for you in the area to set up, cater and coordinate your event.

Maximum capacity is 30-40 people inclusive of caterers and staff (if any).

The Hudson-Athens Preservation Society is a non-profit organization run by dedicated volunteers, who are the "lightkeepers".  Built in 1874, the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse is among the very few remaining lighthouses right in the middle of the Hudson River.  It takes a lot of labor of love and finances to maintain such a beautiful, architectural and historical marvel.

We have public Saturday tours scheduled in the summer or you can schedule a private tour for you and your family, should you want to check the lighthouse for your event.  Send us a message for more information and scheduling.


Lighthouse description

The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse is a Second Empire architectural style lighthouse located in the Hudson River between Hudson and Athens, New York.

We'll transport you in time to 1874 as we ferry you to the lighthouse and imagine how the lighthouse keepers and their families lived in the lighthouse.

The lighthouse has an open deck outside that can accommodate 2 picnic tables and chairs with 360 views of the water and amazing sunset views.  Inside, there is a connecting living room and kitchen area that can also provide more seating and a buffet table.  Simple picnic lunches are also an option.  The second floor has 2 rooms and 1 gift shop room.  And at the very top of the lighthouse is the beacon, where people can climb up, a few at a time, to get a better 360 view of the Hudson River.

As you eat out on the deck, you may be able to see sailboats and ships passing by.

Boat transportation can leave from either the town of Athens or the town of Hudson.

The town of Athens is a very nice quaint town with interesting shops and restaurants.

The town of Hudson is a much bigger town that has a good selection of hotels, shops and restaurants.  It's been featured in numerous travel magazine as one of the 10 best places to visit in the US.



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Property type


Payment policy

25-75% or 50-50% or 100% (read more)

Cancellation policy

Security deposit


Check in/out time

Please, ask owner


1 Bedroom, 2 Sleeps

King size beds: 1

Holiday type

Historic / sightseeing

Lake / riverside

Outdoor facilities

Sun loungers

Outdoor deck with picnic tables.


Sea views
Mountain views

Panoramic views


Lighthouse owner


Hudson-Athens Lighthouse is one of the very few lighthouses in the middle of the Hudson River. I am just one of the many volunteer lightkeepers that want to preserve our beloved lighthouse and its history for many generations to come.

Response time
Normally within 10 hours
Language spoken

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