Maritime Lighthouse Tower Lights

As the newest landmark on the West Waterfront of the City of Sturgeon Bay, DCMM is establishing a tradition of changing the colors of the exterior lights of the Jim Kress Maritime Lighthouse Tower to recognize important occasions, holidays, and organizations throughout the year.

DCMM decides on the schedule of colors in December, and is able to program the lights for the year, thanks to the state-of-the-art Color Kinetics architectural lighting system installed by Northern Electric Inc. (NEI)

Maritime Lighthouse Tower lights will celebrate and/or commemorate the following:

We are not able to ‘rent’ the tower for light choices to any individual or private party. However, we are open to suggestions for new/different occasions to honor; please email us with your suggestions at