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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is open 7 days a week and hosts a series of events throughout the week. The iconic red lighthouse has been part of Jupiter’s history since its construction in 1853.

Here is a list of the events happening at the Lighthouse this month.

Twilight Yoga at the Light: Monday February 11th, 18th, and 25th
Come and join in on the ultimate yoga class outside underneath the stars and lighthouse. Mary Veal will be teaching yoga at sunset every Monday at 6 pm. The classes last approximately 1 hour, and all are welcomed to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring a yoga mat, water bottle and a flashlight. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the class and meet at the Museum. Classes are weather permitting, so be sure to check the

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their Family Adventure Day series on Saturday, February 16th from 10 am to 1 pm.

Family Adventure Days are part of the Lighthouse’s new series that is aimed for families and features family activities, sea-inspired and educational events, and adventures about Florida’s history. Next Saturday the event will be featured around Keepers and Life Savers. The day will include arts and crafts, games, story-telling, hands on activities and water and rescue demonstrations.

Activities for the day will start at and will continue until 12 pm. Guests are asked to bring their own picnic lunches that will be served at 12 pm. Don’t forget the bring the picnic blanket, sunscreen, and swimming gear for activities near

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting a Valentine’s Day themed event on Tuesday, February 12th from 10:30 am to 12 pm. The event is the Valentine Blooms and Bubbly Brunch and will be held in the Quarterdeck Room of the lighthouse.

The brunch will feature an elegant floral arranging brunch with Myra Khan from Alice’s Table. Guest will create their own floral masterpieces and will be able to take it home for the special day. Tools and Flowers will be provided as well as expert instructions for the perfect arrangement.

Tickets and registration are required prior to the event. Tickets are $65 dollars per person, and a portion of your ticket will be donated to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum. Space is very limited so get your tickets

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse sits on top of a grassy mount overlooking Jupiter and the Inlet. The red lighthouse has been a part of Jupiter’s culture since it began construction in 1853. Today the lighthouse is open 7 days a week and hosts a series of events throughout the week.

Here is a list of events happening at the lighthouse this January.

Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Wednesday, January 16th, January 23rd, and January 30th
Visitors can climb to the top of the lighthouse and take in the wonderful views while watching the light turn on to brighten the sky. You’ll also be able to tour the lighthouse watch room to see how everything works. The tour is approximately 75 minutes and costs $20 dollars per person and $15 dollars for Lighthouse members. The

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting a Fishing 101 For Kids next Saturday, January 19th from 10 am to 1 pm.

The new program is part of their new Family Adventure Day series and will feature family activities, sea- inspired educational events and adventures about Florida’s history. The day will include a meet and greet with important characters in Jupiter’s history, learning how to fish, story-telling, arts and crafts, live demonstrations, and much more.

Activities for the day start at 10 am to 12 pm, at noon you’ll be able to take a lunch break and enjoy your own picnic lunch. All are welcomed to attend this family day at the Lighthouse and grounds but children planning on climbing up to the top of the Lighthouse must be at least 48”

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting a sunset tour on November 2st, 2018 at 5:00 pm. There’s no view quite like a Jupiter sunset from the top of the lighthouse, and participants get to witness the original light turning on to illuminate the night sky as well as an inside look at the interworkings of the lighthouse watchroom.

The tour will be for about 75 minutes, and is required pre-purchased tickets are $20 per person or $15 for lighthouse members. You may purchase them by calling 561-747-8380 X101.

For more information, go here.


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Photo Courtesy: Jennifer Martin Yoga

With beautiful weather all year round, there are many more options to stay fit in sunny Jupiter Florida than an indoor gym.

“It’s a blessing to be able to exercise outside any time of the year,” says Jennifer Martin, an internationally recognized spiritual life coach and expert yoga teacher. “Here in Florida, I have the unique opportunity to teach outdoor classes, because we enjoy the benefits of great weather. That’s not necessarily the case elsewhere, so I highly recommend heading outside and enjoying the warm sun for a powerful workout.”

There is so much potential to get out and explore, but here are 6 outdoor workout spots near Jupiter to keep you feeling fantastic!

Jupiter Dog Beach

Who says you

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On November 17th, The Jupiter Lighthouse is hosting their annual twilight fundraiser, Rendezvous at the Light, 6-9:30 PM.

Join WPTV Chief Meteorologist Steve Weagle for a delightful fundraiser in a truly unique setting overlooking the Jupiter Intracoastal from the grounds of the locally treasured Jupiter Lighthouse. Guests will enjoy delectable food and refreshments, as well as a silent auction and an open bar.

All proceeds benefit the Loxahatchee River Historical Society, a 501c3 non-profit organization Keep The Light Shining.

TICKETS: $75 per person, $700 for 10 people

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Jupiter’s beloved local landmark, the Jupiter Lighthouse, was authorized by Congress to be built in 1853, and construction of the tower was completed in May of 1860, with the official lighting commenced on July 10th, 1860. From 1860 to 1939, more than 70 different keepers maintained this 108-foot lighthouse, until the civilian lighthouse service merged with the United States Coast Guard in 1939. Military personnel remained its keepers until it was automated in 1987. The Jupiter Lighthouse remains a treasured local landmark and an active Aid to Navigation, with 1 of only 13 active 1st Order Fresnel lenses in the entire United States!


The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum opened in 1973, and is operated by the Loxahatchee River Historical

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On August 25th, 2018, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse will be hosting a moonrise tour to view the full moon from the top of the lighthouse.

On this day, the moon will be in “Waxing Gibbous” phase, meaning it is more than 50% illuminated but not yet a full moon, with the complete full moon actually happening at 7:56 am the next morning.  However, the moon will be high in the eastern sky around sunset, and will be 99% illuminated, providing for an all-around picturesque view.

According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the August full moon is called the Sturgeon Moon because sturgeon (a type of northern fish) are more easily caught in August during this moon. Hopefully, in true South Florida style, the stars will align and lucky fisherman will be calling this

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