Sheffield Island Lighthouse Clambake

June 27 - September 19

Capacity is limited. Clambakes do sell out) The U.S. Coast Guard sets limit of 49 passengers on board, no exceptions, this includes all children.

Every summer, the Norwalk Seaport Ferry in South Norwalk carries hundreds of hungry passengers to the historic 1868 Sheffield Island Lighthouse for the Norwalk Seaport Association's famous Thursday Clambakes. A true New England dining experience, the evening allows participants to dine in the festive tented pavilion on the lighthouse lawn, with tours of the lighthouse itself included in the cost. Roundtrip cruise and dinner is either $65 or $79 per person, depending on entree. Vegetarian options available. Advance registration only.

Trip Includes:
Round trip boat ride to Sheffield Island
Panoramic views of Long Island Sound
Tour of historic Sheffield Island Lighthouse
Dinner on the Island provided by Chef Clyde Ripka of Ripka's Beach Cafe

Your boat leaves from the Sheffield Island Lighthouse dock located at 4 North Water Street, Norwalk, CT at the corner of North Water Street and Washington Street in Historic South Norwalk. Parking is available adjacent to the dock and the Norwalk Maritime Center Garage.  Go to for details.

Tickets are non refundable unless there is a weather cancellation.

When making reservations, leave contact information that will be available for day of trip. We may need to contact you if there is a change due to weather conditions: CELL PHONE NUMBER PLEASE
Ticketing fees applied to all reservations.

Sheffield Island with its historic 151-year-old lighthouse, beaches and wildlife refuge offers abundant summer fun for visitors.


Norwalk Seaport Association Dock
4 North Water St.
Norwalk, CT 06854
United States




(203) 838-9444

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