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Lighthouse Festival Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fair & Square Matinee

Started a weekend birthday celebration with a matinee at the Lighthouse Theatre. Quaint venue and... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Anne D
Ontario, Canada
Lighthouse Theatre Getaway Package

The Getaway Package to see any play here is perfect. It includes two theatre tickets, your choice... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Marj C
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Located in the heart of Port Dover, the Lighthouse Festival Theatre is committed to nurturing the community's value for arts and culture while fostering and promoting professional live theatre.
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247 Main St, Port Dover, Ontario N0A 1N0, Canada
+1 519-583-2221
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Started a weekend birthday celebration with a matinee at the Lighthouse Theatre. Quaint venue and play!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anne D
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The Getaway Package to see any play here is perfect. It includes two theatre tickets, your choice of 3 hotels - we chose The Erie Beach Hotel that is walking distance from everything, as well as a $40 dinner voucher for the Erie Beach Cove...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marj C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We went to see Fair & Square at this theatre. We found the seats to be roomy and comfortable. Good view of the stage. Nice decor, large refreshment area. The play was well done and very funny. Friendly helpful staff when booking and at theatre....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 20 August 2018

It's difficult to judge any theatre on the basis of just one play. The facility is lovely, and I'll likely give it a try again at some point. However, I found the current production - "Fair and Square" - to be at best, mildly amusing,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We went to the theatre as part of a package. The theatre was very nice and well kept. The show we saw was great and quite funny. There is an elevator for those with mobility issues. There's also a bar if you want to have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

The is a small quaint friendly theatre. We have been several times and enjoy ourselves. The staff is excellent and friendly. It is comfortable in the main lobby and inviting The shows are excellent. We have seen comedy, and mystery. Booking early is a must...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank brad1133
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This little theatre has the most wonderful plays .As a season holder you get theatre at its best .The actors and actresses are from all over Canada .The sets are fantastic and realistic.The performances are so good you hate when intermission comes .The seats are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nadine g
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Been here a couple of times. The plays are usually good and designed to appeal to an audience that just wants to be entertained with a few laughs on a hot summer day - nothing very deep here. The theatre itself is in an old...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Once again this year we attended an excellent performance at the Lighthouse theatre in the pretty little Lake Erie Port, Port Dover. The theatre itself is just the right size acoustics are very good and all seats allow great viewing. my wife and I prefer...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank blacklocus
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite things, are visiting the theatre in PD. I have loved every show that I have seen! Screwball comedy last week was a hoot! Totaly sold out. Warmly recommended!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Barbara B
29 January 2018|
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Response from FindaKitchen | Reviewed this property |
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Response from ELFDUDE | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Shows change every three weeks or so! New production just started I believe this week! They even have matinee performances