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.

Fort Christina Open
Friday, May 28 – Monday, September 5, 2016
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wilmington Riverfront
With its re-opening for the summer of 2016, one of the cornerstones of Delaware history will again be accessible to visitors traveling to the First State, to residents looking to learn more about Delaware’s rich cultural heritage and to all those who simply seek a green space in an urban environment. Fort Christina National Historic Landmark marks the approximate location where a group of Swedish and Finnish colonists from the ships Kalmar Nyckel and Fogel Grip landed on a natural wharf of rocks in 1638. 

Hotel California
Friday, June 3, 2016
8:00 PM
Grand Opera House
Faithfully re-creating some of pop music’s most cherished songs – “Lyin’ Eyes,” “Desperado,” “Take It Easy,” and of course, “Hotel California” – this tribute show captures the distinctive magic of the era of So-Cal folk-rock. The band members, accomplished musicians in their own right who have performed with Van Halen, Peter Frampton, James Brown, and the Doobie Brothers, have toured the world for more than two decades, preserving the tight harmonies and powerful songcraft of the original Eagles for grateful fans.

National Trails Day
Saturday, June 4, 2016
9:00 AM
Cape Henlopen State Park
Meet at the Beach Picnic Pavilion to help with the trail clean-up and other projects. All volunteers are welcome, and lunch is provided.

South Side Shootout
Saturday, June 4 – Sunday, June 5, 2016
9:00 AM
Delaware Seashore State Park
Line up along the beach at Delaware Seashore State Park for the South Side Shoot Out. The country's best skimboarders - pros, semi-pros and amateurs - will compete for big prizes in the waves of the Atlantic off the Delaware coast.

Tour the Governor’s House
Saturday, June 4, 2016
10:00 AM
First State Heritage Park
Enjoy guided tours of the official residence of Delaware’s Governor since 1965, and Hall House, the Governor’s guest house.

Beach Goes Blue
Saturday, June 4, 2016
12:00 – 9:00 PM
Rehoboth and Dewey Beaches
Something New...Something Blue! We have something for you if you wear something BLUE! Lower Case Blues Band performance on the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand with all things blue or blueberry...from pancakes, ice cream, turnovers, cobbler & cheesecake to blueberry wine & cocktails. Blue shoe walks, runs & sprints with a “Wild, Blue Yonder Find Amelia” Contest and after dark Blue Beach Glow. Keep your eye on the sky for a potential daylight surprise!

Broad Creek Bike & Breek with Dogfish Head and Abbott’s Grill
Saturday, June 4, 2016
7:00 AM
North Laurel Elementary School
The Broad Creek Bike and Brew Tour, featuring Dogfish Head Beer and food from Abbott’s Grill is sponsored by the Laurel Chamber of Commerce located in historic Laurel Delaware. The fifth annual bike tour takes you through the beautiful community of Laurel and the surrounding areas. Completion of the ride is optional. Dogfish Head Beer and chicken barbeque provided by Abbot’s Grill at the finish party at Janosik Park on the Broad Creek

Free Day in the Park
Sunday, June 5, 2016 
All day
Almost All Delaware State Parks
People will have a special opportunity June 5 to “Visit Delaware,” for Delaware State Parks’ “Free Day in the Park,” thanks to the Delaware Tourism Office – Visit Delaware. Every state park will be free to enter that day – excluding Fort Delaware, State Line Beach and the Brandywine Zoo. Park goers can enjoy beaches, rocky trails and everything in between throughout Delaware. For additional fees families can also experience things like zip-lining through the trees or horseback riding at Lums Pond, biking with the Rail Explorers on the Wilmington-Western Railroad through Auburn Heights and much more.

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 or call 302-227-2772.

Steamin’ Day Birthday Bash at Auburn Heights
Sunday, June 5, 2016 
12:30 – 4:30 PM
Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights
This year the Marshall Steam Museum has two birthdays to celebrate. In 1916 our Rauch & Lang Electric Car and Stanley Touring Model 725 rolled out of the factory and into the world. During this special birthday celebration, sign a giant birthday card, enjoy a special photo op, complete with props, with the two birthday cars, make your own vintage-inspired “operator’s” license to take home, and of course enjoy birthday cake!

Wilmington River Taxi
Friday, May 6 – Sunday, June 5, 2016
All day
Wilmington Riverfront
Adults: $7, Kids: $5
Cruise the Christina River on the River Taxi. Experience Wilmington’s Riverfront as you have never seen it before. Just sit back, relax and let the captain do the navigating while you experience Wilmington’s revitalized Riverfront. The River Taxi holds 36 passengers and can be boarded from six docks located along the riverfront.

Kalmar Nyckel Sails 2016
Saturday, May 14 – September 18, 2016
Times vary
Wilmington, Lewes & other locations on the East Coast
Adults: $35, Kids: $20
Join the crew of the historic Kalmar Nyckel for a sail. Guests are invited to haul lines, set sails, and enjoy tales of the original Kalmar Nyckel, all while experiencing the beautiful riverfront and historic locations!

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.