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Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 08/09/13 to 08/11/13

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.

Centennial Tea Service at Hotel du Pont (Green Room)
Recurring daily
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Centennial Tea in the elegant Green Room at the Hotel du Pont features a new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration. This tea is infused with a burst of pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality, to commemorate our commitment for 100 years.

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.

New 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.

Experience summer fun at Killens Pond Water Park
Friday (11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.); Saturday and Sunday (10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.)
From the Mushroom Fountain to the adventure-filled Floating Lily Pad Fun Walk, the pool's exciting interactive water features give visitors of all ages plenty of reasons to head for the park. Swirl down one of our two 27-foot high, 205-foot long twisting and turning water slides, ending with a splash in a specially designed splash pool.

East Coast Skimboarding Championships
August 10 – 11, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Catch some amazing wave-riding action from amateur divisions on up to the pros. The championship will take place at Swede Street in Dewey Beach.

Rehoboth Art League Outdoor Show
August 10 – 18, 2013 (Saturdays and Sundays only)
Saturday (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.); Sunday (10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
More than a hundred artists working in a variety of media will set up shop and sell their creations at this annual art extravaganza set on a shaded and picturesque campus. A great day for browsing, buying or just strolling from tent to tent while enjoying the food and music.

Brewery tour at Old Dominion Brewing
Saturday, August 10, 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.

Take a Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel
Saturday, August 10, 2013
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Reservations can be made online
Ahoy Mateys! Visit the Kalmar Nyckel, the Tall Ship of Delaware. Landlubbers -- come walk the plank of this authentic seagoing re-creation of a 17th Century Dutch pinnace. Join our captain and a crew of salty pirates for a festive experience on the high seas!

Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware Culinary Trail
Delaware Geocaching Trail
Delaware History Trail
Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
Top things to do

 

posted on: Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 2:36 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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
Top things to do

 

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

Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 07/26/13 to 07/28/13

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. 

New 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.

Delaware State Fair
Recurring until July 27, 2013
Experience fun rides, big name entertainment and delicious fair food.

Catch a Wilmington Blue Rocks game + Fireworks
Friday, July 26, 2013
Begins at 7:05 p.m.
Celebrate Christmas in July as the Wilmington Blue Rocks take on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans with the game ending in a fireworks display over the stadium. 

Classic Album Live: The Beatles - Abbey Road at Freeman Stage
Friday, July 26, 2013
Begins at 7:00 p.m.
A handpicked collection of world-class musicians will come together to perform, in its entirety, one of the most influential popular music recordings of all time, the rock masterpiece Abbey Road.

Historic Lewes Farmers' Market
Saturday, July 27, 2013
8:00 a.m. - Noon
Visit Historic Lewes and shop local with over 35 vendors offering fresh produce, eggs, fruits, baked good, meats, fish, cut-flowers and herbs. Plus, learn from local chefs, master gardeners and sustainable agriculture experts. 

Delaware Breakwater Lighthouse Tours
Saturday, July 27, 2013
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Take a tour the Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse and the Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse. Reservations are required.  

Brewery tour at Fordham Old Dominion Brewing
Saturday, July 27, 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.

Downtown Newark Food & Brew Festival
Saturday, July 27, 2013
2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sample savory beers and tasty dishes on Main Street in Newark, Delaware. The first 2,500 guests will receive a commemorative tasting mug. Shuttle service is available. 

2013 Dover Air Force Base Car, Truck and Bike Show
Sunday, July 28, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Music, food and fun plus show cars, trucks and bikes.

Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware Culinary Trail

Delaware Geocaching Trail
Delaware History Trail
Delaware Wine and Ale Trail

Top things to do 

 

posted on: Friday, Jul 26, 2013 11:56 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 07/12/13 to 07/14/13

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.

New 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.

Opening of 'The Legacy of Currier and Ives: Shaping the American Spirit' exhibit at Biggs Museum of American Art
July 11, 2013 – October 27, 2013
Many of the images serve to document a wide variety of social trends and attitudes that reflect American culture during the nineteenth century. The Legacy of Currier & Ives allows visitors to experience American history and society through the extraordinary images produced by the legendary firm who called themselves "Printmakers to the People.

Nanticoke Riverfest 2013
July 12 – 13, 2013
Float down the Nanticoke River on inner tubes with friends, enjoying the summer sun. Then stick around for vendors, pageants, a treasure hunt, fishing tournament, motorcycle show, car show and more!

Delaware Shakespeare Festival
July 12 – 18, 2013
Show begins at 6:15 p.m.
Delaware Shakespeare Festival presents Shakespeare under the stars in a fun, family-friendly environment on the lush grounds of Rockwood Park.
This year’s performance will be the youthful romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona.

Lewes Historical Society Craft Show
Saturday, July 13, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Craftspeople from around the mid-Atlantic region will showcase their media at the Lewes History Society Complex.

33rd Annual Sandcastle Contest at Delaware Seashore State Park
July 13, 2013
Begins at 9:30 a.m.
Come and be a part of the sandcastle building tradition that’s been happening at Delaware Seashore State Park for over 30 years! Amateurs and experienced builders are welcome to participate. Prizes will be awarded in two categories.

Smyrna Craft Beer, Wine and Food Festival
July 13, 2013
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy local brews, wine and food plus, live entertainment at Market Street Plaza in Smyrna. Admission is $35.00 for admittance and 10 tasting ticket for beer and wine. Tickets for designated drivers and children are also available.

Free admission to the Delaware Art Museum on Sundays
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Explore collections and exhibits for free every Sunday at the Delaware Art Museum.

Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware Culinary Trail
Delaware Geocaching Trail
Delaware History Trail
Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
Top things to do

 

posted on: Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 3:57 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Fourth of July in Delaware – Travel tips

From fireworks on the beach to family BBQs in a scenic state park, plan to spend July 4th in Delaware! For a list of events including fireworks displays, please click here. Read below for travel tips and resources for visiting Delaware.

Flag on the beach Delaware Search on your phone for nearby restaurants, hotels and attractions including Yelp and Tripadvisor reviews at http://m.visitdelaware.com.

Find Delaware deals including discounts at attractions, hotels and on vacation rentals at http://www.visitdelaware.com/visitors/coupons-special-offers.

Planning a July 4th BBQ? Learn how to pick and eat a steamed crab from a Delaware waterman and be the envy at your crab feast! Or serve up some local flavor by offering local wine and beer from the locations on the Delaware Wine and Ale Trail.

Download the DelDOT App for traffic information on either the Android or iPhone for free. On the app, click the traffic map icon and choose the traffic or advisories filter to view current traffic information. If you’re on a desktop computer, you can view an interactive traffic map at http://www.deldot.gov/traffic/map.ejs.

Delaware Beach area tips:

Learn more about Delaware Beaches including things to do in Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach and Dewey at http://www.visitdelaware.com/things-to-do/beaches.

The Cape May Lewes Ferry is a 90-minute scenic ride for travelers visiting the Delaware beach area. Vehicle and foot passengers can purchase tickets online or at the ferry terminal. If you’re a vehicle passenger reservations are highly recommended. The ferry offers a Fireworks Cruise on July 3rd.

Jolly Trolley The Jolly Trolley Shuttle Service is a convenient way to travel between Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach. The Jolly Trolley will be running till Labor Day weekend on the following schedule: Saturdays & Sundays (8:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.); Weekdays (8:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.). Rates are $3.00 one-way and $5.00 round trip.

Use the DART First State’s Park and Ride lot located on Shuttle Rd. off of Delaware Rt. 1, north of Rehoboth Avenue to ride in comfort to the outlets, boardwalk and beach areas. Park for $8.00 and receive up to 4 free unlimited ride daily bus passes. All buses are air conditioned and equipped with wheelchair lifts and can carry 2 bikes. DART’s Route 305 Beach Connection, operates from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekends and provides service from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach on Friday – Sunday nights. For more information, go to http://www.dartfirststate.com/index.shtml

Please check with the individual beach towns or chambers of commerce for details about parking, pets on the beach, beach rules and regulations, etc. If you are visiting Rehoboth Beach, create a ParkMobile account ahead time to pay for parking.

Most importantly, have tons of fun!! Share your travel photos with us on Pinterest and Instagram by following VisitDelaware and tagging your posts with #Delagram.

 

posted on: Monday, Jul 1, 2013 4:43 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 06/28/13 to 06/30/13

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.

New 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.

Clear Space Theatre presents: La Cage Aux Folles
June 28 – 29, 2013
Show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Welcome to the home of Zaza and the notorious Les Cagelles, where glitz, glamour, and “A Little More Mascara” are the norm. Starring Christopher Peterson.

An Evening in Paris Party at the Delaware Art Museum
Friday, June 28, 2013
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
$5/person, Free for members
Liven up your social calendar with a trip to The City of Lights for this summer soiree. Grab a French-themed cocktail, enjoy lively entertainment and light snacks, and mingle with Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School models. All are welcome; free admission if you come in 1920s and 1930s vintage-style French attire. Cash bar and snacks available for purchase.

Paddle Fenwick: Paddle festival and race 
June 29 – 30, 2013
Begins at 10:00 a.m.
Enjoy a weekend festival of Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) board fun racing featuring a 5.0 mile course for the fast and furious paddlers and a 2.5 mile run for the fun and festive paddlers.

Old Fashioned Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park 
June 29 – 30, 2013
Saturday (11:00 a.m. – 6:00p.m.); Sunday (11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Spend the day experiencing family fun for children of all ages at the Old Fashioned Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park; featuring business vendors, artists, crafters, live music, local restaurants and dairies serving the region's best food and ice cream.

Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel (Docked in Wilmington) 
Saturday, June 29, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Come walk the plank on the Kalmar Nyckel a re-creation of a 17th Century Dutch pinnace. Join the captain and a crew of salty pirates for a festive experience on the high seas! Book a sail online. The ship will be docked at the Wilmington Riverfront.

Brewery tour at Old Dominion Brewing 
Saturday, June 29, 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.

An Irish evening with Andy Cooney and his Band at the Freeman Stage 
Saturday, June 29, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Andy’s outstanding voice and dynamic stage presence makes him a favorite with audiences as he renders songs ranging from all-time favorites like “Danny Boy” to his hit records “The Irish Wedding Song” and “Daughter of Mine”.

Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware Culinary Trail
Delaware Geocaching Trail
Delaware History Trail
Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
Top things to do

 

posted on: Friday, Jun 28, 2013 12:02 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 06/21/13 to 06/23/13

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.

Attending the Firefly Music Festival in Delaware? Click here for tips on things to do after the festival and tips for what to pack! Tickets are still available on the Firefly Festival website.

DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival
June 19 – 22, 2013
Various times
The DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is a free, weeklong outdoor music festival in downtown Wilmington, Delaware.

Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival
June 22 – 23, 2013
Saturday (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.); Sunday (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
More than 60 sea glass artists will be joined by various coastal artists, decoy carvers and waterfowl artists at the Lewes historic complex for the Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival filled with decorative sea treasures.

Delaware Breakwater Lighthouse Tour

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Begins at 11:00 a.m.

Spend a few hours on the water enjoying a boat tour of two iconic Delaware lighthouses. Tours depart from the pier located behind the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lewes, DE. Reservations required. Please call 302-644-7046.

Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel (Docked in Wilmington)
Saturday, June 22, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Come walk the plank on the Kalmar Nyckel a re-creation of a 17th Century Dutch pinnace. Join the captain and a crew of salty pirates for a festive experience on the high seas! Book a sail online. The ship will be docked at the Wilmington Riverfront.

Brewery tour at Old Dominion Brewing
Saturday, June 22, 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.

Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware Culinary Trail
Delaware Geocaching Trail
Delaware History Trail
Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
Top things to do

 

posted on: Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 9:51 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Roundup: Things to do in Delaware after the Firefly Music Festival

Attending Firefly this year? Make it a mini-vacay by extending your stay in Delaware with these fun travel ideas all within a 45-minute drive from the Firefly Music Festival area!

Delaware Beach  • Visit Delaware’s beautiful beaches! Pull up a beach chair, go windsurfing, play some volleyball or enjoy the scenic views.

   • Still in the mood for some good music? Enjoy a night out in Dewey Beach for an exciting bar scene. Or head north for live entertainment at the World Café Live at the Queen.

   • If you love Dogfish Head’s Firefly ale, then you should definitely sample local brews and wines along the Delaware Wine and Ale Trail. Download your passport ahead of time and earn your chance to receive a limited-edition wine glass or beer mug.

   • Love being outdoors? Visit one of Delaware’s beautiful State Parks for camping, kayaking, disc golf or hiking.

Sambo's Tavern  • Find foodie heaven on the Delaware Culinary Trail. Dine at iconic restaurants around the state, complete the passport and you’ll receive the “First State Plates” cookbook for delicious DIY recipes! Including, fresh seafood at Sambo’s Tavern (about a 15 minute drive from Firefly). Learn how to pick and eat steamed crabs while watching this YouTube video!

• Buy more for less! Stock up on the latest fashions before you leave with Delaware’s tax-free shopping!

If you’re still undecided, view the online Delaware Travel Guide or tweet Delaware Tourism for suggestions! We hope you have a great trip to Delaware.

 

posted on: Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 9:31 AM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

What to pack for the Firefly Music Festival in Delaware

Amazing music lineup, check! Place to stay, check! Super excited, double check! Now, what should you pack for this awesome outdoors music funfest in the Woodlands? Here are some must-have items for Firefly Music Festival weekend!

1) Cash! Firefly is a cash only event. There will be ATMs available throughout the grounds.

2) A reusable water bottle. Free water refill stations are located throughout the festival grounds and Firefly will offer a limited edition water bottle for purchase. (Your water bottle will have to be empty when entering the grounds and glass containers are not permitted).

Firefly Music Festival What to Pack3) Comfy shoes! With the jam-packed schedule and new festival activities, you’ll need a good pair of sneakers or sturdy sandals after being on your feet all day and night!

4) Phone charger. Charging stations will be located around the festival grounds and trust us, you will definitely need to recharge after taking tons of photos and videos of your Firefly adventure! Oh, and don’t forget your phone! (Verizon and AT&T each have 4G towers that have been installed in the festival area).

5) A camera, of course! You’ll want to catch every moment with your friends on camera! (Non-professional cameras are allowed in the festival).

6) A wristwatch. Just in case your phone loses battery, you’ll have a back up option for knowing how much time you’ll have till the next show starts.

7) Sunscreen, bug spray, sunglasses, hat…prepare for the elements!

8) Rain ponchos or a waterproof jacket with a hood! Fingers crossed for a sunny weekend but just in case you’ll need a couple of rain ponchos or a light jacket to keep you dry! (Umbrellas are not permitted at the festival).

9) A blanket with room to share! Sit back, relax and enjoy the sounds of Firefly with your friends.

10) A nice sized purse or backpack to carry all of the essential items! Personal lockers will be available at the festival.

11) Sanitary wipes, antibacterial sanitizer, dry shampoo, travel sized deodorant…anything you’ll need to get through three days outdoors.

12) What to wear? Something to make you stand out in the crowd and most importantly something comfortable! Remember it’ll be about 80 degrees, outside all day so, think shorts, sundresses and light colors!

Ready to hit the road? Create your own Firefly Pandora station to get pumped up and visit the Delaware Tourism mobile site for suggestions for places to dine and things to do in the area. For more information about what is permitted on the festival grounds, visit the Firefly Music Festival website.

 

posted on: Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 2:25 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

Events Around Delaware for the Weekend of 06/07/13 to 06/09/13

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. Or find Delaware deals at http://www.visitdelaware.com/visitors/coupons-special-offers.

Tour First State Heritage Park
Most sites open on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Learn about the First State’s history heritage at the Welcome Center and galleries, discover an outstanding collection of 18th to 21st Century Delaware and American Art at the Biggs Museum and take a tour of the Old State House built in 1791.

Rehoboth Beach Restaurant Week
June 2 – 8, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Come and visit the beach for a day, an overnight, or better still, the entire week for dining out-heaven. Restaurant week features fabulous 3-course dinners all over town. Restaurants will be offering menus with $30 or $20 prix-fixe dinners for a full week in June. Some restaurants are even serving special lunch menus at $10 & $15.

Wilmington Greek Festival
June 4 – 8, 2013
Enjoy homemade Greek food, desserts, and ethnic music and dance performances. For more information, call (302) 584-2846.

Historic Lewes Farmers’ Market
Saturday, June 8, 2013
8:00 a.m. – Noon
Visit historic Lewes and shop local with over 35 vendors offering fresh produce, eggs, fruits, baked good, meats, fish, cut-flowers and herbs. Plus, learn from local chefs, master gardeners and sustainable agriculture experts.

Delaware Breakwater Lighthouse Tour
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Begins at 11:00 a.m.
Spend a few hours on the water enjoying a boat tour of two iconic Delaware lighthouses. Tours depart from the pier located behind the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lewes, DE. Reservations required. Please call 302-644-7046.

Separation Day Celebration in historic New Castle
Saturday, June 8, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Festivities include a parade, amusement rides, an Olde Time Baseball demo and fireworks! For more information, call (302) 322-9802.

Brewery tour at Old Dominion Brewing
Saturday, June 8, 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.

St. Anthony’s Italian Festival
June 9 – 16, 2013
Sunday – 2:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Monday to Friday – 5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.; Saturday – 2:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Enjoy authentic cuisine and traditional Italian music and dancing! For more information, call (302) 983-3200.

Bonus trip ideas:
Delaware Culinary Trail
Delaware Geocaching Trail
Delaware History Trail
Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
Top things to do

 

posted on: Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 12:26 PM
by: Delaware Tourism Office

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