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.

Separation Day Celebration in Old New Castle
Friday, June 10 – Saturday, June 11, 2016
Friday: 5:00 – 10:00 PM, Saturday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Courthouse Square & Battery Park
Free
On Friday, kick off the weekend with lots of food, games and live entertainment in celebration of the day Delaware separated itself and claimed independence from Great Britain. On Saturday, spend the entire day at Historic New Castle. There will be lots of food, games, parades, pageants and live entertainment in celebration of the day Delaware separated itself and claimed independence from Great Britain.

Restaurant Week in Downtown Rehoboth
Sunday, June 5 – Friday, June 10, 2016 
All day
Downtown Rehoboth
$25, $35 or $45
Rehoboth Beach Restaurant Week will run from Sunday, June 5 through Friday, June 10, 2016. Restaurants feature prix-fixe menus that make your culinary adventure both affordable and tempting. Enjoy a 3-course meal priced at $25, $35 or $45 per person, at more than 30 participating downtown Rehoboth restaurants. For more information and a list of participating restaurants please visit the Rehoboth Beach Main Street website www.downtownrb.com or call 302-227-2772.

Holy Trinity Greek Festival
Tuesday, June 7 – Saturday, June 11, 2016
11:00 AM – 11:00 PM 
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Free
The parishioners of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church take you on a trip to the Old Country where you can close your eyes and imagine yourself in a Greek village where locals are celebrating an annual event. Join us as you experience the aromas of authentic food cooking before your eyes, the sounds of ethnic music and the sights of our own Greek Terpsechorian Youth Folk dance group.

Historic Dover Walking Tours
Friday, June 11 – Saturday, June 12, 2016
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
First State Heritage Park
Free
Delve into the rich history of Dover, Delaware with a historic walking tour.

Delmarva Lavender Festival
Saturday, June 11, 2016
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Lavender Fields at Warrington Manor
$20
Lavender Fields has teamed up with Black Hog Farmstead and Mill Pond Garden for a lovely day of garden touring. Learn how to make a lavender wreath, attend a soap making demonstration, learn how to distill lavender essential oil and create culinary sensations with herbes de Provence, get landscaping suggestions, design heirloom lavender-inspired sachets, and find out how to grow and harvest lavender.

Rehoboth Beach VegFest
Saturday, June 11, 2016
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Epworth UMC
Free
The Rehoboth Beach VegFest is a free fun-filled festival at Epworth UMC on Holland Glade Road in Rehoboth Beach. Join us for an inspiring day to explore healthy, sustainable, compassionate living. VegFest features dynamic speakers, tastings, dozens of exhibitors, cooking demos, a yoga village, Nutrition Tent, kids’ activities, adoptable animals, music and more.

Pufferbelly Express/Day
Saturday, June 11 – Sunday, June 12, 2016 
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wilmington & Western Railroad
$10
The Wilmington & Western presents a steam-infused spectacle of exciting musical entertainment, vendors and much more – all rooted in the neo-Victorian themes of the Steampunk culture. Passengers are encouraged to wear their finest Steampunk and Victorian attire. This event is sure to appeal to a wide range of visitors - from Steampunks to railfans to the family looking for a unique weekend outing - there will be something for everyone during the Pufferbelly Steampunk Express!

St. Anthony’s Italian Festival
Saturday, June 11 – Sunday, June 19, 2016 
Times vary
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
Free
The 2015 Festival theme is Abruzzo, a region to which many in Delaware’s Italian-American community trace their ancestry. Throughout the week, the Festival will feature Italian food and drink, classic and modern live music, a dramatic lighting of the historic church building, authentic Italian products, and family rides and games.

First Weekend: Dogfish Head Ales & Spirits Grain to Glass Tour
Saturday, June 11 – Saturday, July 2, 2016 
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM or 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Dogfish Head Brewery
$30
Experience all that awesome goodness that goes into Dogfish Head Ales & Spirits. Meander through normally off-limit parts of the brewery to gain a richer understanding on how they make their off-centered Ales & Spirits, and have a few beers & a cocktail along the way! This is a 21 of age and older event and you MUST wear closed toe shoes and long pants.

Painted Stave Diamond State Rye Whiskey Release
Saturday, June 11, 2016 
12:00 – 6:00 PM
Painted Stave Distillery
Free
Painted Stave Distilling's Rye Whiskey hearkens back to the last legal whiskey made in Delaware before prohibition, a strong rye base with a hint of corn sweetness, then aged in new barrels for a classic finish. This will be the first Rye Whiskey made in Delaware since before prohibition closed the Levy and Gloskings distillery in Dover.

2nd Annual Downtown Milford Brewgrass Festival Presented by Mispillion River Brewing
Saturday, June 12, 2016 
1:00 – 6:00 PM
Bicentennial and Memorial Parks
Free
2nd Annual Downtown Milford Brewgrass Festival Presented by Mispillion River Brewing is on Sunday, June 12th. The festival will offer live bluegrass music, food to purchase, and beer tastings from local Delaware & Maryland breweries.

Final Weekend: Rail Explorers
Thursday, April 21 – Wednesday, June 15, 2016
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
2-person: $75, 4-person: $125
Rail Explorers is the first adventure company to bring you its custom pedal powered Rail Explorer. We have partnered with The Wilmington & Western Railroad to open our Delaware Division. Rail Explorers will offer tours along the beautiful and historic rails near Wilmington, DE. We have Tandem Rail Explorers for 2 people or Quad Rail Explorers for 4 people. Reservations are essential. Hope to see you there!!

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.