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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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Thursday Mar 05, 2015

Calendar of Events

Explore The Monster Tours at Dover International Speedway

Starting March 5, 2015
Go behind-the-scens of the Dover International Speedway. Get priviledged access to the pit road, victory lane, Miles the Monster and the infield media center.Tours will be held if weather permits. It will not be held on holidays or two weeks prior to each NASCAR race weekend. More

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

Starting March 5, 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

One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen and The Works

March 5, 2015
One Night of Queen performed by Gary Mullen & The Works is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of one of the greatest rock band of all time and its flamboyant lead singer Freddie Mercury. They have been hailed as the World's Premiere Queen Tribute Band and have received rave reviews from over 500 Performing Arts Centers in the USA since 2008. Over the past 10 years, Gary Mullen & The Works have performed their show, One Night of Queen, to sold-out… More

Writers In Wilmington: Cristina Garcia at the Delaware Art Museum

March 5, 2015
Cristina Garcia is the author of seven novels, including: Dreaming in Cuban, The Agüero Sisters, and, most recently, the darkly comedic King of Cuba. One of the most acclaimed contemporary American novelists, García's work has been nominated for a National Book Award and translated into 14 languages. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers' Award, a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, and an NEA grant. More

4th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition at DSU Arts Center/Gallery

March 05 – 13, 2015
  • Location: Delaware State University
  • Address: 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Times: Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:30 pm; Saturday, March 7 - 12:00-4:00 pm; Award Reception: March 14 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Visit Website
Sponsored by The National Arts Program® in support and cooperation with the State of Delaware and the Delaware Division of the Arts, the exhibit is judged by professional artists and visual art professionals in Amateur, Intermediate, Professional, and Youth classifications, and it is free to all. The Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition is designed to give artists at all skill levels a unique opportunity to exhibit their creative work and to compete for cash prizes. More

Winter Weekday Guided Tour

March 05 – 13, 2015
Visitors may take a two-hour guided tour of Hagley’s 235-acre site. Stops include Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office of the DuPont Company; a restored nineteenth-century machine shop; and restored workers’ community. Please note: Eleutherian Mills will be closed for restoration beginning March 2. Visitors may also walk through the Powder Yard or browse exhibitions in the Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Use Hagley’s… More

Portable Fire: A History of Match Safes at the Delaware Art Museum

March 05 – 15, 2015
  • Location: Delaware Art Museum
  • 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
In the mid-19th century, the small utilitarian cases made to hold the modern striking match evolved into an array of imaginative designs, inventive techniques, and seemingly endless subjects in miniature. Over 300 match safes- including 60 rare examples and a broad selection mass produced by the rapidly developing technologies of the late 19th century-are on view in this community-curated exhibition. The guest curators are Neil Shapiro, author of Gorham Match Safes, Exceptional Match Safes, and… More

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

March 05 – 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

On-Going Events

Historic Dover Walking Tours

Starting March 5, 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

Friday Mar 06, 2015

Calendar of Events

Art Is Tasty at the Delaware Art Museum

Starting March 6, 2015
Join the Delaware Art Museum for this noontime lunch series on the first Friday of every month. Art is Tasty pairs an engaging 30-minute discussion about a work of art with a delicious lunch in the Thronson Café. (Café lunch voucher included in price).The following is the schedule for the year: February 6: Water Willow, Dante Gabriel Rossetti March 6: Wild Sunflowers and Coke Oven Smoke, Charles Burchfield April 3: New York City, Elliott Erwitt May 1: Marooned, Howard Pyle June 5:… More

Dog Dogs Member Preview at the Delaware Art Museum

March 6, 2015
Members and their guests only Celebrate the opening of Elliott Erwitt: Dog Dogs. Museum Members are invited to participate in a contest matching pets to their owners, and enjoy live music by Tony Mowen. Become “Best in Show” in our doggy photo booth and hoist a trophy, don the ribbon, and pose with our doggy props. Local animal awareness organizations will be on hand to provide adoption and welfare education. All guests will receive a “doggy bag” of goodies. A great time… More

Fort Wayne Mad Ants @ Delaware 87ers

March 6, 2015
Enjoy the fast-paced excitement and buzz of pro basketball at a Delaware 87ers game, which features the top minor league prospects of the Philadelphia 76ers battling rivals from around the country. Conveniently located and affordably priced, 87ers games tip off regularly at Newark's Bob Carpenter Center, just of the Interstate 95 exit and close to shopping, dining and more. Parking is always free -- and be sure to check out the Kids Zone. More

Gaelic Storm

March 6, 2015
Gaelic Storm, perennial Grand favorites, is back in full-force for the 4th concert in 5 years with their energetic renditions of traditional Irish and Scottish music. As many hundreds of thousands of record buyers and live music lovers know, Gaelic Storm is "a whirlwind ruckus” (Village Voice) that tours over two hundred days per year and play high-energy, foot-stomping, feel-good harmonies. The quintet showcases Gaelic Storm's signature acoustic sound with a brand new batch of… More

Sap Moon Hike at White Clay Creek State Park

March 6, 2015
The warmer weather is on its way and the sap is beginning to flow. It's a perfect time to enjoy a look at what the Early Americans called the "sap moon." More

Murder Mystery at the Mansion in Bellevue State Park

March 06 – 08, 2015
Join us for our first murder mystery at Bellevue Hall. The year is 1943, you've just entered Bellevue Hall owned by a wealthy businessman...although you are expecting to attend a party tonight, you'll soon find that your host is a little under the weather, six feet under that is. More

4th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition at DSU Arts Center/Gallery

March 06 – 13, 2015
  • Location: Delaware State University
  • Address: 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Times: Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:30 pm; Saturday, March 7 - 12:00-4:00 pm; Award Reception: March 14 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Visit Website
Sponsored by The National Arts Program® in support and cooperation with the State of Delaware and the Delaware Division of the Arts, the exhibit is judged by professional artists and visual art professionals in Amateur, Intermediate, Professional, and Youth classifications, and it is free to all. The Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition is designed to give artists at all skill levels a unique opportunity to exhibit their creative work and to compete for cash prizes. More

Winter Weekday Guided Tour

March 06 – 13, 2015
Visitors may take a two-hour guided tour of Hagley’s 235-acre site. Stops include Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America; the First Office of the DuPont Company; a restored nineteenth-century machine shop; and restored workers’ community. Please note: Eleutherian Mills will be closed for restoration beginning March 2. Visitors may also walk through the Powder Yard or browse exhibitions in the Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Use Hagley’s… More

Portable Fire: A History of Match Safes at the Delaware Art Museum

March 06 – 15, 2015
  • Location: Delaware Art Museum
  • 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
In the mid-19th century, the small utilitarian cases made to hold the modern striking match evolved into an array of imaginative designs, inventive techniques, and seemingly endless subjects in miniature. Over 300 match safes- including 60 rare examples and a broad selection mass produced by the rapidly developing technologies of the late 19th century-are on view in this community-curated exhibition. The guest curators are Neil Shapiro, author of Gorham Match Safes, Exceptional Match Safes, and… More

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

March 06 – 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

On-Going Events

Dover's First Fridays

Starting March 6, 2015
  • Location: Downtown Dover
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
  • Times: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Visit Website
Shop in Downtown Dover for tax-free specials every First Friday of the month. There will be musicians and live entertainment each month. More

Historic Dover Walking Tours

Starting March 6, 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

Glory of Stories at the Delaware Art Museum

March 06 – May 29, 2015
  • Location: Delaware Art Museum
  • Address: 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
  • Venue: Delaware Art Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Times: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Visit Website
Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to art and the Museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. This program encourages learning through discovery, exploration, and hands-on experiences. Ages 3-6.February 13 The Shape of My Heart by Mark Sperring February 20 The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers February 27 Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal March 6 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds March 13 Perfect Square by… More

Saturday Mar 07, 2015

Calendar of Events

Twin Lakes Brewing Company Brewery Tour and Tasting

Starting March 7, 2015
  • Location: Twin Lakes Brewing Company
  • Address: 4210 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807
  • Venue: Twin Lakes Brewing Company
  • 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

25th Annual Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival

March 7, 2015
The 25th Anniversary of the Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival is Saturday, March 7, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. This year will feature only professional entries in seven categories including: Brownie, Cake, Candy, Cookie, Pie, Other, and Showpiece. To commemorate the Festival's Silver Anniversary, many new events are planned plus a limited number of V.I.P Golden Tickets. The $20 V.I.P ticket allows two-hour early event admission from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 25 tastes.… More

Container Gardening at Killens Pond State Park

March 7, 2015
Want fresh vegetables but lack the land to garden? This program goes over the best vegetables and plants to grow in small areas with the biggest yield. We will also touch on how to use small spaces most efficiently. More
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