Weekend events in Delaware, August 25 – August 28

Here is a round-up of some of the great events and things to do in Delaware this weekend. While you’re enjoying Delaware, please share travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Instagram and Pinterest and tag your post #Delagram.

Mornings in the Gardenmt cuba flower
Friday, August 25, 2017
7:00-10:00 AM
Mount Cuba Center
Free with general admission
Birders, photographers and early risers are invited to experience the Gardens in the cool of the morning.

Classic Albums Live - Creedence Clearwater Revival - at The Freeman Stage
Friday, August 25, 2017
7:00 PM
Freeman Stage at Bayside
$25
Classic Albums Live has earned their reputation of performing rock music’s most influential albums live on stage. Featuring a roster of world-class musicians from across the globe, they will perform Creedence Clearwater Revival’s greatest hits exactly as you remember hearing them.

Rock The Boat on the Cape May Lewes Ferry!
Friday, Aug. 25, 2017
5:15 PM to 8:25 PM
Cape May Lewes Ferry Terminal
$18/adult, $9/child, free/5 and under
You don't want to miss out on this awesome ferry experience with live music to dance the night away on this ride! Price includes a round-trip foot passenger ticket and entertainment.

Pea Patch History Tours at Fort Delaware State Park
August 25-28, 2017
6:30 & 9:30 PM
Fort Delaware State Park
$40
Take a ½ mile ferry ride back in time to summer of 1864 and explore what used to house Confederate prisoners of war. Pack a lunch and spend the day learning the history of Fort Delaware.

tacosDelaware Taco Festival
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Frawley Stadium
$14.99 or $54.99        
Bring your appetite to the second annual Delaware Taco Festival this weekend! This year’s festival has more food, music, activities and family fun.

 

 

Celebrate the Bay - Kayak Paddlefest
Saturday, August 26, 2017
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Delaware Seashore State Park
Free with park entry
Paddle your way through history and wildlife at the Delaware Seashore State Park. After a 3 mile trip, receive a certificate of completion and enjoy delicious food from the food truck.

The Great Train Robbery
Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:30 & 3:00 PM
Greenbank Station
Adult: $20; Senior: $19; Children: $18; Children Under 2: FREE
Bring the kids and watch as the cast of Act 1 Productions captures the train with their villains, desperados, renegades, outlaws, music and singers! Get on board for a fun-filled afternoon.

Campfire Circle at Cape Henlopen State Park
Saturday, August 26, 2017
7:30 PM
Cape Henlopen State Park
Free
Take a "guided tour" of the night through stories, songs, and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Don’t forget to bring your chair and marshmallows!

Visit Constitution Yards Beer GardenConstitution Yards
Reoccurring daily until Sunday, September 3, 2017
Monday–Thursday, 4–9 p.m.; Friday, 2 p.m.–12 a.m.; Saturday, 12 p.m.–12 a.m.; and Sunday, 12–9 p.m.
Wilmington Riverfront
Free
Constitution Yards is a seasonal beer garden featuring 30,000 sq. ft of outdoor space at Justison Landing, along the Christina Riverwalk. Constitution Yards features classic backyard BBQ fare, an ever-changing rotation of craft beers, frozen cocktails, and plenty of space for backyard games like corn hole toss, badminton, bocce, life-size jenga and a full sized wiffleball field. Eat, drink, relax and play; Constitution Yards is an urban waterfront destination unto itself.

Star Party at Trap Pond State Park
Saturday, August 26, 2017
8:30 PM
Trap Pond State Park 
One of the best spots in Delaware to view the outstanding night sky!

Sunday Jamz on the Cape May Lewes Ferry
Sunday, August 27, 2017
3:15 – 6:25 PM
Cape May Lewes Ferry Terminal
$9-$19, free 5 and under
Join us for the second year of Sunday JAMZ --  low key, live music on a roundtrip Ferry cruise . For just $1 more than the usual roundtrip fare, guests get $1 off every beverage during the voyage as well as live entertainment during the trip.

Riverwalk Minigolf
Thursday, May 25 – Saturday, October 14, 2017
Mon. – Thurs. – 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Fri. & Sat. – 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Sun. – 12:00 – 8:00 PM
Wilmington Riverfront
$8
Riverwalk Mini Golf is an 18-hole miniature golf course located right along the Wilmington Riverwalk! This beautifully landscaped mini golf course was designed by Harris Miniature Golf of Wildwood, New Jersey and features many of the colors and plant life found along the Riverfront, including the iconic Tom Burke birdhouses.

 

Bonus trip ideas:
Discover new adventures on the Delaware Outdoor Trail.
Dine out on the Delaware Culinary Trail.
Explore the outdoors on the Delaware Geocaching Trail.
Take a step back in time on the Delaware History Trail.
Sip your way along the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail.
Discover the top things to do in Delaware.