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Delaware is home to fun festivals and year-round events, come discover what’s happening during your visit.

During spring, history comes to life with the family-friendly Dover Days Festival and the season blooms into colorful landscapes at the Mt. Cuba Center Wildflower Celebration. As the summer heats up, the East Coast’s premier music experience, Firefly Music Festival, brings big-name music acts to Dover. Then, summer celebrations continue with Fourth of July in the First State, featuring fireworks, concerts and more.

Fall brings high-flying action at the World Championship Punkin Chunkin competition, as well as witches and fiddles during the Sea Witch Halloween and Fiddler’s Festival. In October, get a taste of local wineries and breweries during the Delaware Wine and Beer Festival. To round out the year of fun events, during the holiday season, experience the du Pont mansions decked out in their holiday splendor.

Searching for upcoming events? Visit the Delaware Tourism Office blog for the latest updates on weekend events in Delaware. 

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Sunday Mar 29, 2015

Calendar of Events

Free Admission on All Day Sundays and Thursday Evenings at Delaware Art Museum

Starting March 29, 2015
  • Location: Delaware Art Museum
  • Address: 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
  • Venue: Delaware Art Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday
  • Times: Times for Free Admission: Thursday evenings after 4:00 p.m. and Sundays all day
  • Visit Website
The Museum will be open to the public on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in 2015. Thursday evenings after 4:00 p.m. will be free and Sundays will remain free all day. The Museum Store and Thronson Café will also be open. Extended hours are made possible by generous Museum supporters and the Longwood Foundation. Visit delart.org for more information. More

Cauffiel House Tour at Bellevue State Park

March 29, 2015
Learn about one of the lesser-known historical sites within the park. We will discuss the history of the site, from before construction through its purchase by the Division of Parks and Recreation in 1993. A walking tour of the home will highlight the measures that were taken to make this a simple, yet beautiful place to live. Register by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 27. More

Easter Bunny Express at the Wilmington & Western Railroad

March 29, 2015
  • Location: Wilmington and Western Railroad
  • Address: Greenbank Station 2201 Newport Gap Pk, Wilmington, DE 19808
  • Venue: Wilmington and Western Railroad
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Departures: 12:30 & 2:30 PM
  • Visit Website
The Easter Bunny is making an early visit to our area. He will hop aboard the train for a 1½-hour round-trip ride to Ashland. All kids onboard will get a special Easter treat. Bring your cameras and take selfies with Peter Cottontail himself. More

Eggsciting Easter Event at the Historic Belmont Hall

March 29, 2015
  • Location: Belmont Hall
  • Address: 217 Smyrna Leipsic Road, Smyrna, DE 19977
  • Venue: Belmont Hall
  • Times: 2:00 p.m
  • Visit Website
Join the fun at Historic Belmont Hall. The Eggsciting Easter event will feature an Egg Hunt for Preschoolers only at 2:15 and 2:45 pm., an Egg Roll for K-4th graders at 2:30 and 3:00 pm, Games and Relay Races for all ages. Bring your camera and take photos with the Easter Bunny. Light refreshments will be served. Please preregister and provide the number of preschool and/or elementary age children you plan to bring. More

Fort DuPont Walking Tour

March 29, 2015
oin park staff for a leisurely stroll to discover the history, architecture and the community of this old military post, including the theater, gymnasium, guard house, barracks and officer housing. Learn about plans to bring life to this historic community. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this one-hour trek. More

House Warming Day Afternoon Tea Buffet at Winterthur's Visitor Center

March 29, 2015
Experience the elegance of dining like a du Pont during a special afternoon tea with selections from original menus created by H. F. du Pont for special occasions.Tea will be available at 3 PM. Call for more information. More

March for the Arts Exhibition at the Biggs Museum of American Art

March 29, 2015
  • Location: Biggs Museum of American Art
  • Address: 406 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901
  • Venue: Biggs Museum of American Art
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Tuesday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Sunday: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Visit Website
In support of Youth Art Month, the Museum will host an exhibition of artwork created by Delaware art educators and their students. Schools from across the state have submitted a series of works in a variety of media. More

Sunset Kayak at Lums Pond State Park

March 29, 2015
Paddle into the sunset on a guided tour. Experience the change from day to night on the water. Suitable for beginner paddlers - instruction is provided. Rain date is the following day. Meet at the Boathouse in Area 2. $20 per person More

Tour of the Refuge at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge

March 29, 2015
Join volunteer, Ray Cullom, for a tour of the Refuge. Find out how the Refuge is managed for wildlife, visit different habitats, and walk a trail. Meet at the Visitor Center. More

Company: A Musical Comedy at the Clear Space Theatre Company

March 29 – April 5, 2015
  • Location: Clear Space Theatre Company
  • Address: 20 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
  • Venue: Clear Space Theatre Company
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Various Times
  • Visit Website
This ground-breaking musical examines the pros and cons of marriage as seen through the eyes of Robert, a bachelor celebrating his 35th birthday, who is not encouraged to "take the plunge" as he watches his married friends fight, plan affairs, talk of divorce, and take refuge in recreational substances. In spite of his friends' failings, he comes to the conclusion that there is no point in "Being Alive" unless there is someone to share it with. More

Oscar Wilde’s Salome: Illustrating Death And Desire at the Delaware Art Museum

March 29 – May 10, 2015
  • Address: 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
  • Venue: Delaware Art Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Friday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday: Closed
  • Visit Website
Oscar Wilde’s Salomé: Illustrating Death and Desire will feature artists’ interpretations of this controversial play throughout the ages. The play was banned from production in London in 1893 and was not performed until three years later in Paris. Despite this controversy, the play’s publication, which included illustrations by the symbolist artist Aubrey Beardsley (1894), received significant recognition. The complete set of Beardsley’s lithographic illustrations… More

“Unraveling Stories” Exhibition at the Hagley Museum

March 29 – July 26, 2015
This experimental exhibition invites visitors to dig deeply into one object. Explore the stories what a large, hand-made hooked rug tells about the artistic tradition of hooked rugs, science of experimental materials used in its making, and story of the du Pont family on the Brandywine as illustrated by a member of the family.   In conjunction to the exhibit, there will be guided tours on May 2 & 17 and Curator Talks on May 10, 1 PM 2 PM; May 12, 11 AM & 12 PM Reservations… More

A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & The Art of Everyday Life at Winterthur

March 29, 2015 – January 3, 2016
  • Location: Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
  • Address: 5105 Kennett Pk (Rt 52), Wilmington, DE 19735
  • Venue: Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Museum: Tuesday–Sunday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
  • Visit Website
Explore the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, and pottery, in this exhibition highlighting recent acquisitions from the estate of legendary collector and scholar Frederick S. Weiser.   More

Monday Mar 30, 2015

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“Unraveling Stories” Exhibition at the Hagley Museum

March 30 – July 26, 2015
This experimental exhibition invites visitors to dig deeply into one object. Explore the stories what a large, hand-made hooked rug tells about the artistic tradition of hooked rugs, science of experimental materials used in its making, and story of the du Pont family on the Brandywine as illustrated by a member of the family.   In conjunction to the exhibit, there will be guided tours on May 2 & 17 and Curator Talks on May 10, 1 PM 2 PM; May 12, 11 AM & 12 PM Reservations… More

On-Going Events

Historic Dover Walking Tours

Starting March 30, 2015
  • Location: John Bell House
  • Address: First State Heritage Park, Dover, DE 19901
  • Venue: John Bell House
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Visit Website
Delve into the rich history of Dover, Delaware with a historic walking tour. More

Tuesday Mar 31, 2015

Calendar of Events

Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs at Delaware Art Museum

March 31 – May 23, 2015
  • Address: 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
  • Venue: Delaware Art Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Friday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday: Closed
  • Visit Website
Elliott Erwitt barks at dogs. According to the renowned photographer, that is how he has caught some of his most memorable canine images. Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs features 65 of Erwitt’s best pictures of dogs. Photographed around the world between 1946 and 2004, this selection demonstrates the artist’s affectionate eye and love of surrealist juxtapositions. Funny, poignant, and beautifully composed, these photographs of tiny Chihuahuas, inquisitive poodles, and glowering bulldogs… More

“Unraveling Stories” Exhibition at the Hagley Museum

March 31 – July 26, 2015
This experimental exhibition invites visitors to dig deeply into one object. Explore the stories what a large, hand-made hooked rug tells about the artistic tradition of hooked rugs, science of experimental materials used in its making, and story of the du Pont family on the Brandywine as illustrated by a member of the family.   In conjunction to the exhibit, there will be guided tours on May 2 & 17 and Curator Talks on May 10, 1 PM 2 PM; May 12, 11 AM & 12 PM Reservations… More

A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & The Art of Everyday Life at Winterthur

March 31, 2015 – January 3, 2016
  • Location: Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
  • Address: 5105 Kennett Pk (Rt 52), Wilmington, DE 19735
  • Venue: Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Museum: Tuesday–Sunday 10:00 am–5:00 pm
  • Visit Website
Explore the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles, and pottery, in this exhibition highlighting recent acquisitions from the estate of legendary collector and scholar Frederick S. Weiser.   More

On-Going Events

Historic Dover Walking Tours

Starting March 31, 2015
  • Location: John Bell House
  • Address: First State Heritage Park, Dover, DE 19901
  • Venue: John Bell House
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Visit Website
Delve into the rich history of Dover, Delaware with a historic walking tour. More

Wednesday Apr 01, 2015

Calendar of Events

Twin Lakes Brewing Company Brewery Tour and Tasting

Starting April 1, 2015
  • Location: Twin Lakes Brewing Company
  • Address: 4210 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807
  • Venue: Twin Lakes Brewing Company
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Saturday
  • Times: Wednesday (Open from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - tour at 5:00 p.m.); Saturdays (Open from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - tour at 1:00 p.m.)
  • Visit Website
Enjoy a relaxed and personalized tour at Twin Lakes Brewing Company as they guide you through the history of beer and brewing plus, their unique brewing process and traditions. More

Winterthur Chocolate Festival

April 01 – 05, 2015
The Chocolate Festival is a cocoa-lovers paradise! Enjoy the sweet aroma and taste a variety of delicious sweet treats that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! Winterthur will feature a large selection of chocolates for sampling and purchase. Celebrate all things chocolate! Convenient parking is available directly behind the Museum Store & Café for those attending only the chocolate festival. More

April Wednesdays at Winterthur

April 01 – 29, 2015
Join us at Winterthur's Brown Horticulture Learning Center for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. Walks last 45-60 minutes.No reservations necessary. Dress for the weather and wear walking shoes. April 1 - History of the Greenhouses Join Garden Guide Debra Shedrick for a fun and informative look at the history of greenhouse gardening from as far back as "botaniste" Eleuthère Irénée, founder of the DuPont Company,… More

Spring Blossom Afternoon Tea at the Green Room in the Hotel du Pont

April 01 – 30, 2015
Celebrate the arrival of spring with this fresh take on our favorite afternoon ritual, featuring blooming delicious scones and pastries, with a seasonal selection of savory sandwiches and of course our classic high tea service. More

Oscar Wilde’s Salome: Illustrating Death And Desire at the Delaware Art Museum

April 01 – May 10, 2015
  • Address: 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
  • Venue: Delaware Art Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Friday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday: Closed
  • Visit Website
Oscar Wilde’s Salomé: Illustrating Death and Desire will feature artists’ interpretations of this controversial play throughout the ages. The play was banned from production in London in 1893 and was not performed until three years later in Paris. Despite this controversy, the play’s publication, which included illustrations by the symbolist artist Aubrey Beardsley (1894), received significant recognition. The complete set of Beardsley’s lithographic illustrations… More

Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs at Delaware Art Museum

April 01 – May 23, 2015
  • Address: 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
  • Venue: Delaware Art Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Friday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday: Closed
  • Visit Website
Elliott Erwitt barks at dogs. According to the renowned photographer, that is how he has caught some of his most memorable canine images. Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs features 65 of Erwitt’s best pictures of dogs. Photographed around the world between 1946 and 2004, this selection demonstrates the artist’s affectionate eye and love of surrealist juxtapositions. Funny, poignant, and beautifully composed, these photographs of tiny Chihuahuas, inquisitive poodles, and glowering bulldogs… More
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