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.

Art Comes Alive Plein Air
Friday, September 30 – Sunday, October 2, 2016
Times vary
Bethany Beach Ocean Suites
$40
Art comes alive this September 30 through October 2 in Bethany Beach as local artists paint our beautiful coast and quaint town during the first Bethany Beach Ocean Suites Plein Air.

Delmarva Paddling Weekend
Friday, September 30 – Sunday, October 2, 2016
Times vary
Laurel
Prices very 
In 2015, both Laurel, Delaware, and Snow Hill, MD, began meeting with citizens, businesses, government agencies and non-profit organizations to search for new strategies for building low-impact tourism programs around paddling, cycling, birding, and heritage. The inaugural Delmarva Paddling Weekend was the first joint effort between the two towns.

Dewey Golden Jubilee
Friday, September 30 – Sunday, October 2, 2016
Times vary
Dewey Beach
Free
Join for a golden (retriever) filled weekend. What could be better than to enjoy the fun an d the sun on Dewey’s dog-friendly beaches with your best fur-friends!

Lewes Merchants Fall Sidewalk Sale
Friday, September 30 – Sunday, October 2, 2016
Times vary
Downtown Lewes
$10-75
Stroll through the Lewes Merchants’ Fall Sidewalk Sale, which takes place throughout Historic Lewes Commercial District.

Constitution Yards
All weekend
Times vary
Wilmington Riverfront
Free
Constitution Yards, a 20,000 s.f. outdoor seasonal beer garden makes its home at Justison Landing, along the Christina Riverwalk. Helping to round out what has already become the area’s go-to place for summertime fun, Constitution Yards features an ever-changing rotation of craft beers, frozen cocktails, classic summer BBQ fare, and plenty of space for backyard games like corn hole toss, bocce, and wiffleball. Eat, drink, relax, or play; Constitution Yards is an urban waterfront destination unto itself.

NASCAR Race Weekend
Friday, September 30 – Sunday, October 2, 2016
Times vary
Dover International Speedway
Prices vary
NASCAR comes to Dover with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the NASCAR Xfinity Series and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series. Dover offers a variety of fan friendly and family value ticket packages.

Wings & Wheels
Friday, September 30 - Saturday, October 1, 2016
Friday: 6:00 – 9:00 PM, Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Delaware Coastal Airport
$45
This year they welcome back Smooth Sound -- a local, 16-piece Big Band playing those beloved big band tunes and swing songs from the likes of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and others. Come dressed in '40s fashion if you like, but definitely be ready to hit the dance floor! In addition, the night will feature the ultimate Abbott & Costello Tribute Show for your entertainment. More than just impersonators, this duo lives and breathes the famous comedians. You will enjoy a full-course Dinner provided by Lighthouse Catering, and local craft beer favorite, 16 Mile Brewery will be on tap for your pleasure with $3.00 drafts. (BYOB Wine)

Fifer Fall Fest
Saturday, September 24 – Monday, October 31, 2016
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fifer Orchards
Free
Corn Maze Fun Park: 6 acre corn maze, straw slides, zip swings, games, pumpkin painting and more - Saturday extras: Hayrides, pumpkin train, farm animal exhibit, pony rides, live music and local food vendors - U-Pick apples (only available on Fridays and Saturdays during apple harvest) - U-Pick pumpkins (available during pumpkin harvest) .. and so much more

Winterthur After Hours: Truck & Tractor Preview for Adults
Friday, September 30, 2016
5:30 – 8:30 PM
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Pay what you wish
Start your weekend with a little early evening socializing. Listen to live music, stop by a gallery chat, jump into an outside conversation about the house and garden, or take a walk. Snacks, beer, and wine available for purchase.

Dewey Beach Elvis Festival
Friday, September 30 – Saturday, October 1, 2016
Times vary
Rusty Rudder
Prices vary
Dewey Beach Elvis Festival will be held September 30 and October 1, 2016 at the Rusty Rudder in Dewey Beach, DE.

Boast the Coast Maritime Festival
Saturday, October 1, 2016
11:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Lewes Canalfront Park
Free
Boast the Coast is a city-sponsored, maritime festival. It is held annually in Lewes in conjunction with the University of Delaware's Coast Day celebration. The highlight of this fun-filled day is the lighted boat parade on the canal running through town.

Escape to Lewes Open Water Classic
Saturday, October 1, 2016
11:15 AM
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal
$139-149

Welcome to the Inaugural Escape to Lewes Open Water Swim Classic. The Delaware Breakwater in the National Harbor of Refuge serves as the backdrop for this amazing open water swimming event in Lewes, DE. Swimmers of all ability levels will be able to test their skills in a one of a kind event!

Grand Reopening: Delaware History Museum & Opening of New Center for African American Heritage
Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Delaware History Museum
Free
The Delaware Historical Society is proud to announce the reopening of the Delaware History Museum and the opening of the new Center for African American Heritage. The grand reopening kicks off with a ribbon cutting followed by fun educational programs and activities inside the museum and performances on North Market Street.

Harvest Moon Festival Music Stage 2016
Saturday, October 1 – Sunday, October 2, 2016
11:00 AM
Coverdale Farm Preserve
$0-7
The festival features fun activities for all ages. Enjoy artisan demonstrations, children's activities and crafts, raptor programs, pony rides, corn maze, farm animal experiences, hayrides, food trucks, and great live music all day long.

River Towns Ride & Festival
Saturday, October 1, 2016
11:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Delaware City and Historic New Castle
Free
Celebrating Historic New Castle & Delaware City: this free event will take place rain or shine and will feature food, music, vendors, craft beer and family fun at both locations! There will be Cycling Time Trials from the City of New Castle to Delaware City and recreational bike rides between the two cities for all ability levels.

Truck & Tractor Day
Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Winterthur Museum, Library & Garden
Free with admission
Calling all kids (big and small)! Come explore tractors and other farm equipment, climb a tree like a real arborist, take a hayride, do arts and crafts in the Brown Horticulture Learning Center, dress up with firefighter gear, and even milk a mechanical cow. Rain-or-shine event. Members free. Included with admission.

Steamin’ Days at Auburn Heights
Sunday, October 2, 2016
12:30 – 4:30 PM
Auburn Heights Preserve
Prices vary
Don't miss these exciting days filled with old-fashioned fun for the whole family. Ride in the 1/8-size steam trains and antique autos, see the world's largest operating collection of Stanley Steamers, sample free popcorn from a steam-powered popper, and enjoy family fun for all ages. The ticket prices vary depending upon the type of package, for more information call 302-239-2385.

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