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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 08/02/13 to 08/04/13

Here are just a few of the events happening around Delaware this weekend! While you are visiting Delaware, use our mobile site to search for nearby restaurants, hotels and attractions at http://m.visitdelaware.com. Share your Delaware travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Pinterest or Instagram + tag your post with #Delagram.

Zip line at Lums Pond State Park by Go Ape
Ongoing
The first and only zip line and treetop adventure course in Delaware, located south of Wilmington and just minutes from I-95 in Bear.  Four zip lines take you high over Lums Pond, the largest freshwater pond in Delaware. $55/adults; $25-35/kids. Reservations are required.

Riverfront Blues Festival
August 2 – 4, 2013
The Riverfront Blues Festival is a 3-day, outdoor music festival held on the riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware.

Eating Rehoboth – Culinary Tour
Every Friday and Sunday
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$45/person
Eating Rehoboth is a 3-hour culinary adventure through downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware! You will enjoy exclusive food tastings at five of Rehoboth's best restaurants, paired with delicious wines, local beers or signature cocktails.

35th Annual Rehoboth Beach Sandcastle Contest
Saturday, August 3, 2013
Begins at 8:30 a.m. and judging begins at 3:00 p.m.
Be a spectator or participant in a fun day of being sand castle and sculptures. The contest will occur on the north end of the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk.

50th Annual Lewes Antique Show
Saturday, August 3, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Nearly 60 high quality dealers participate in the show that features 18th century to early 20th century antiques. All pieces are authentic and represent a wide range of prices. There is something for every taste and every level of collecting sophistication at the show. 

Peach Ice Cream Day at Fifer Orchards
Saturday, August 3, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Celebrate everything peach flavored and experience life on the farm at Fifer Orchards’ Peach Ice Cream Day featuring hay rides, educational tours, petting zoo, local food artisans and much more.

Brewery tour at Fordham Old Dominion Brewing
Saturday, August 3, 2013
Tours begin at 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Take a tour and sample some Delaware Craft Beer! The best deal in town, for $5 you get the tour, five samples, and a pint glass to take home.

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – docked at the Cape May Lewes Ferry Terminal
Sunday, August 4, 2013
3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Kalmar Nyckel, a gorgeous tall ship replica, will be docked at the Cape May Lewes Ferry terminal through September 2nd offering 2 ½ hour public sails and deck tours.

Senior Softball World Series
August 4 – 10, 2013
Watch as some of the best Little League Senior Softball players in the world step up to bat and come to Delaware to see who wins this year’s World Series.

Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware Culinary Trail
Delaware Geocaching Trail
Delaware History Trail
Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
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Categories: Things to Do

posted on: Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 12:18 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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