Top 10 events and Festivals
In Delaware, any time of year is the right time for putting on a festival and inviting a crowd. Top things to do in spring always include a few flower fests, and summer brings a lineup of music festivals in Delaware.
Check out 10 of Delaware’s top festivals. This year, you’re invited too!
Mount Cuba Center Wildflower Celebration
Late April, Hockessin
This annual tribute to nature features gardening demonstrations, family fun, live music, and delicious food.
Dover Days Festival
First weekend in May, Dover
This celebration of the capital city’s history includes arts and crafts vendors, walking tours, live entertainment and more.
First Sunday in May, Greenville
A place to see-and-be-seen amid extravagant "tailgate" buffets and lavish hospitality tents. The horse racing is just an added bonus.
NASCAR races at Dover International Speedway
Last weekend in May and last weekend in September, Dover
Race fans can cheer on their favorites as they take on the Monster Mile.
Firefly Music Festival
Third weekend in June, Dover
Unforgettable rock performances are always in store at the East Coast's premier music experience.
Big Barrel Country Music Festival
Last weekend in June, Dover
Country music’s top performers take the stage for three days of fun.
Delaware State Fair
A glorious mashup of deep-fried treats, live music, rodeos, demolition derbies, and some of the nation’s top music acts.
Delaware Junction Festival
The three-day Delaware Junction is an ideal summer campout weekend for country music fans.
Delaware Wine and Beer Festival
Fourth Sunday in October, Dover
Sip beer, wine and spirits from Delaware's finest wineries, breweries and distilleries; shop local artisans’ wares; listen to live music; compete in a keg toss; and play corn hole.
Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler’s Festival
Last weekend of October, Rehoboth Beach
Rehoboth Beach’s annual fall celebration has a costume parade, broom-tossing contest, performances from fiddlers and banjo players, and the Chicken Wing Championship.