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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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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.)
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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

First Saturday of March at First State Heritage Park

March 7, 2015
  • Location: Johnson Victrola Museum, The Old State House, Delaware Public Archives, Biggs Museum of American Art
  • Address: The Green, Dover, DE 19901
  • Venue: John Bell House
  • Times: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Visit Website
There are tons of family fun events scheduled for the first Saturday of March. You can help out at Suffrage Headquarters by making campaign buttons, signs and flowers. Take a walking tour of historic Dover. Learn about some of the Victor Records Company’s earliest and most successful female recording artists at the Johnson Victrola Museum. And take a tour of the Governor’s House. There are many more things to do this day, and it's all free. Go to the website for details More

Morning Bird Walk at Trap Pond State Park

March 7, 2015
Calling all birders! Meet at the Nature Center for a leisurely walk around the picnic area and spillway to learn some basics of bird watching. Experienced birders are welcome too! We will supply binoculars and guides. More

Nautical Flag Art at Delaware Seashore State Park

March 7, 2015
Historically and even today, ship-to-ship communication has a language all its own. Explore the history and meanings behind the International Signal Code, then paint your own Nautical Flag message on a rustic piece of wood to hang in your home. Pre-registration required. Please call (302) 227-6991 to register. $18 per person. Ages 10+ More

Star Wars Day at the Brandywine Zoo

March 7, 2015
Bring your camera during the first day of our Spring Opening! The Empire invades the Brandywine Zoo today! Meet some of your favorite Star Wars characters and even take photos with them! It's free to take photos with the characters, but donations are encouraged. All donations will benefit the Delaware Zoological Society. More

The Flying Karamazov Brothers

March 7, 2015
Returning to The Grand for the first time in nearly ten years, The Flying Karamazov Brothers have been entertaining audiences for decades with their inventive mix of juggling mastery and outrageous 33. Their flamboyant physical skills incorporate all sorts of unusual airborne objects: knives, bottles, appliances, food, and even dry ice. The Brothers – who do not fly, are not Russian or even relatives – have appeared on Broadway, in film, in theaters around the world, and in a classic… More

War of The Roses - Delaware's Battle for Women's Suffrage

March 7, 2015
  • Location: First State Heritage Park - John Bell House
  • Address: 25 The Green, Dover, DE 19901
  • Venue: The Old State House
  • Times: 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
  • Visit Website
This living history debate will transport you back to the dramatic days of the women’s suffrage movement. Show your support and let your voice be heard! Suffrage Headquarters 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. John Bell House on The Green; Help out at Suffrage Headquarters before the War of the Roses! Everyone can help the suffragists prepare for their upcoming rally by making campaign buttons, signs and flowers. Hear the stories of the struggle for women’s right to vote! More

Murder Mystery at the Mansion in Bellevue State Park

March 07 – 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

Winter Weekends at Hagley Museum

March 07 – 08, 2015
Guests can explore three floors of exhibitions in the Visitor Center, stroll along the river through dozens of historic structures from the Industrial Revolution, and explore the gardens and grounds of Eleutherian Mills at a self-guided pace. Demonstrations of historic machinery, gunpowder explosions, and coal-fired steam engine operations happen throughout the day. The Workers' Hill community is open for visits including the Belin House Organic Cafe. Complimentary timed tickets for guided… More

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

March 07 – 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
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