Mansion by Candlelight at Blennerhassett Island

For two nights only! Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park will take on a new look when hundreds of candles light the way from the sternwheeler landing to the mansion. During this event, take a trip back to the year 1805, as the Blennerhassetts host a party on the island. On this autumn evening, electricity is banished when the mansion and the island are transformed into a flame-lit world of the 18th-century. Reservations required in advance for this event and sold on a first come, first served basis by calling 304-420-4800.

Tickets include sternwheeler ride, horse-drawn wagon ride and access to the Blennerhassett Mansion and planned activities. prices are $35 for adults and $25 for children ages 3-12. Dinner also is available, at an additional cost of $15 per person. Credit cards accepted. Dinner times are 6:15, 6:45, 7:15, 7:45 and 8:15 p.m.

The sternwheeler will depart from Civitan Park in Belpre, Ohio at 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m. Returns times are 8:30, 9, 9:30, 10 and 10:30 p.m.

Event Details

  • Start Date: October 13, 2017
  • End Date: October 13, 2017