As part of our Lakeside Online series, come behind the curtain with Daniel Meyer, Music Director & Conductor of the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra, to get a sneak peek of the symphony’s upcoming 60th season. 

This one-hour discussion takes place on Zoom at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. Meyer will discuss the pieces and ensembles that inspire him and engage thousands of Lakesiders each summer. Registration is free. Reserve your spot now
Looking for an internship, summer employment or field experience at Lakeside? This summer, earn income while having fun in the sun, meeting travelers and developing new friendships.

Employment opportunities are available in hospitality, recreation, programming, finance, advancement, marketing, group sales and operations. View jobs and apply online.

We'll also host a Job Fair on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Wesley Lodge. Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with supervisors and learn more about positions that might interest you. Whether you have worked at Lakeside before or are looking for something new, consider joining the Lakeside team to support an incredible 2023 summer season.
This May, birders from across the country will return to Northwest Ohio, the Warbler Capital of the World, to celebrate The Biggest Week in American Birding. To welcome birding enthusiasts and families to the Marblehead Peninsula, Lakeside Chautauqua will host free birding lectures and films from May 8-13.

While you visit Lakeside, walk the nature trails and lakefront path for scenic views of Lake Erie, pack a picnic and enjoy the many parks and playgrounds, shop and dine in the downtown business district and Village of Marblehead, and explore nearby birding hotspots like the Marblehead Lighthouse, Meadowbrook Marsh and Magee Marsh Wildlife Area.

View the schedule of events and plan your getaway to Lakeside. Discount lodging available. See details.
This winter and spring, Lakesiders will graciously open their homes to host gatherings around Florida and Ohio. It will be a time for fellowship and reconnection with Lakeside friends.

  • Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. – Naples, Florida
  • Friday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Venice, Florida
  • Friday, March 3 at 6 p.m. – Wooster, Ohio
  • Thursday, March 9 at 7 p.m. – Westlake, Ohio
  • Friday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. – Lyndhurst, Ohio
  • Sunday, March 19 at 2 p.m. - Lakeside, Ohio

At each gathering, Lakeside staff will give an overview of the past year and provide 150th Anniversary highlights. Space is limited at some locations, so RSVP early. Additional locations may be added over the coming weeks.
Lakeside welcomes Rev. Dr. James Harnish, a United Methodist pastor and author from Longwood, Florida as Preacher of the Week in August. This week’s preacher is supported by the Hottenroth Family. 
Join Dr. Adam Met, writer, activist and bassist for the multi-platinum band AJR, as he speaks in Hoover Auditorium. Met’s interests bridge the worlds of music, sustainability, law, academia, policy, marketing and technology. 
The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players are sure to bring excitement and fun to their performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s first operetta, H.M.S. Pinafore.
This shuffleboard tournament for ages 12 and under. There’s no entry fee, and all equipment is provided to participants. Sign up on the day of the tournament. 
This year's Northwestern Ohio Gladiolus Show will take place in Wesley Lodge. A variety of gladiolus arrangements will be on display for this open-entry show. Lakesiders may bring gladioli on Saturday morning to receive assistance in exhibiting. 
Family Packages are back for Lakeside’s 150th Anniversary! This summer, we’re offering an $875 Weekday Family Package and a $950 Weekend Family Package to make your summer vacation planning easy and more affordable. Save on select vacation dates in June, July and August with these deals. See details.
Lakeside Chautauqua
To enrich the quality of life for all people, to foster traditional Christian values, and to nurture relationships through opportunities for renewal and growth – spiritually, intellectually, culturally and physically – while preserving Lakeside’s heritage.