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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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Tuesday Sep 02, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

September 2, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first… More

Wednesday Sep 03, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

September 3, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first… More

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Twin Lakes Brewing Company Brewery Tour and Tasting

Starting September 3, 2014
  • 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

On-Going Events

Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

September 03 – 06, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. (Sunday), 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. (Monday), 12:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. (Wednesday), 1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. (Thursday), 4:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. (Saturday)
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Come Sail on Kalmar Nyckel, the Tall Ship of Delaware. Landlubbers - come walk the plank of this authentic seagoing re-creation of a 17th-Century Dutch Pinnace. Our crew don pirate and sailor garb, and guests are encouraged to dress up as well. The kids will enjoy a pirate story or help raise the Jolly Roger, and the adults will enjoy a history talk. Both kids and adults can try their hand at a scavenger hunt with a treasure at the end! See the ship's cannons and imagine being at the helm of… More

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

September 03 – 07, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 2:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Monday), 4:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (Wednesday), 4:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (Thursday), 4:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. (Sunday)
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The Kalmar Nyckel offers a wide array of sailing opportunities - from April through October. Guests are invited to haul lines, set sails, and enjoy tales of the original Kalmar Nyckel. While tickets may also be purchased at the dock prior to a scheduled sail, it is best to make reservations. More

Wednesdays Farm Fun Days with Story Time

September 03 – 24, 2014
  • Location: Coverdale Farm
  • Address: 543 Way Rd, Greenville, DE 19807
  • Venue: Coverdale Farm
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: 12:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.
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Join us every Wednesday for an informal day on the farm. Take a self-guided visit to see Coverdale's animals, dig in the vegetable garden, and test your skills at a farm scavenger hunt. Bring a lunch to enjoy under the oak trees. Listen to a favorite farm story read by fun farm staff. More

Downtown Wilmington Farmers Market

September 03 – October 15, 2014
  • Location: Rodney Square
  • Address: Between 10th & 11th Streets and Market & King Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
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he Square comes to life each Wednesday beneath the statue of Caesar Rodney, for whom the park is named. The Farmers Market offers an array of the freshest local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers. The 2014 season of the Downtown Wilmington Farmers Market at Rodney Square will begin May 7th and operate every Wednesday, rain or shine, through October 15th from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M., except for June 20th for the Jazz Fest. More

Thursday Sep 04, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

September 4, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first… More

On-Going Events

Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

September 04 – 06, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. (Sunday), 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. (Monday), 12:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. (Wednesday), 1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. (Thursday), 4:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. (Saturday)
  • Visit Website
Come Sail on Kalmar Nyckel, the Tall Ship of Delaware. Landlubbers - come walk the plank of this authentic seagoing re-creation of a 17th-Century Dutch Pinnace. Our crew don pirate and sailor garb, and guests are encouraged to dress up as well. The kids will enjoy a pirate story or help raise the Jolly Roger, and the adults will enjoy a history talk. Both kids and adults can try their hand at a scavenger hunt with a treasure at the end! See the ship's cannons and imagine being at the helm of… More

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

September 04 – 07, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 2:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Monday), 4:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (Wednesday), 4:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (Thursday), 4:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. (Sunday)
  • Visit Website
The Kalmar Nyckel offers a wide array of sailing opportunities - from April through October. Guests are invited to haul lines, set sails, and enjoy tales of the original Kalmar Nyckel. While tickets may also be purchased at the dock prior to a scheduled sail, it is best to make reservations. More

Eating Lewes - Culinary Tour

September 04 – October 30, 2014
  • Location: Eating Lewes
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 2 weeks on Thursday
  • Times: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Eating Lewes is a 3-hour culinary adventure through historic Lewes, Delaware! You will enjoy exclusive members-only food & beverage tastings at six of Lewes' best eateries, including a surprise specialty shop.    The tours occur on various Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. The meeting location will be provided upon purchase of tickets. More

Friday Sep 05, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

September 5, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first… More

Calendar of Events

"Bruce in the USA" at The Freeman Stage

September 5, 2014
Bruce in the USA is much more than just another tribute band. This high-energy musical experience is a note-perfect and visually accurate recreation of a Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band show. The Bruce in the USA Band consists of seasoned world class professional musicians. This powerhouse band has taken this genre of performance art to a new level, making it the World's #1 Tribute to the E Street Band's musical legacy. More

Harvest Ridge Food and Music Evening

September 5, 2014
Throughout the summer and into the fall we will be hosting food and music evenings at the winery with special hours. No reservations are required! All prices are dependent on individual food and wine purchases. This Food and Music Event has a BLUES theme! With Bethany Blues cooking and Adam Murray singing the blues, it will be a relaxing way to kick off your weekend! More

Presbyterian Cemetery Lantern Tour

September 5, 2014
Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries. On this tour you will visit by lantern light the Presbyterian Church of Dover’s historic cemetery, where many prominent Delawareans and their families are buried. Among them is Delaware’s great statesman John M. Clayton and Revolutionary War hero Colonel John Haslet, who died at… More

On-Going Events

Eating Rehoboth - Culinary Tour

September 05 – October 26, 2014
  • Location: Eating Rehoboth
  • Venue: Eating Rehoboth
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday
  • Times: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Eating Rehoboth is a 3-hour culinary adventure through downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware! You will enjoy exclusive food tastings at five of Rehoboth's best restaurants, paired with delicious wines, local beers or signature cocktails.   Tours also include specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues. The tours occur two days a week (Friday and Sunday) from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and begins at either Hotel Rehoboth or the The Bellmoor Inn. More

Saturday Sep 06, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

September 6, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downton Abbey® and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in the first… More

Calendar of Events

Twin Lakes Brewing Company Brewery Tour and Tasting

Starting September 6, 2014
  • 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

"Black & Tan Celebration" at The Freeman Stage

September 6, 2014
Don't miss a wonderful evening celebrating the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation and it's program, The Freeman Stage at Bayside! Join us for cocktails and appetizers on the lawn including the traditional Black & Tan Beer as well as Black & Tan cocktails! The dinner menu will feature steak and lobster tail with delicious sides and dessert. After dinner, the deck and lawn will be open for music and specialty bars, including scotch & cigars! More

"Joshua M. Freeman Foundation Golf Tournament" at The Freeman Stage

September 6, 2014
Join us for most exclusive golf event on the shore, the Joshua M Freeman Foundation Golf Tournament! While on the course, various stations will be available for lunch and beverages as well as some of Josh's favorite traditions-cigars, scotch tasting, and music. Don't miss this fun filled day of celebrating the art of golf and the legacy of Josh Freeman. Foursome fee includes 4 tickets to Black & Tan Celebration. More

Amish Country Bike Tour

September 6, 2014
  • Address: 411 Legislative Avenue, Dover, DE 19901
  • Times: Registration: 7-10am/Mass Start 8am/Optional Start Times 7-10am
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Delaware's Annual Amish Country Bike Tour--One of the state's largest and most established cycling event. The bike tour, suited for all ages and abilities, includes 15, 25, 50, 62 and 100-mile loops through the flatlands of Delaware's Amish farmlands. Rest stops include the famous "Pie Stop" at the Amish Schoolhouse, where members of the Amish community and other volunteers serve locally-baked pies and cookies. Several additional food stops will be included, featuring healthy… More

Football- University of Delaware vs Delaware State

September 6, 2014
Catch the 2014 football season at the University of Delaware. More

Historic Odessa Brewfest

September 6, 2014
Beer, food, music... and more The Odessa Brewfest is intended to be an opportunity to sample some of the best regional and national craft beers accompanied by great food, great music, and great people. More

Milton Historical Society Best of Milton Auction and Party

September 6, 2014
The 9th Annual Best of Milton Auction will be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 5 to 8 pm. It promises to be a rip roaring evening because this year the “The Best of Milton Auction…Goes 1920’s!” This fun-filled evening will be the bee’s knees with silent and live auctions, tasty hors d’oeuvres and desserts including King’s Homemade Ice Cream, live music and conviviality. A cash bar will offer a selection of wine, Dogfish Head beer, and soft… More

Walking Tour: H2 Oh!

September 6, 2014
Discover the evolution of water power at Hagley from the water wheel to the steam engine. Experience how the DuPont Company harnessed the power of the Brandywine making black powder for more than 120 years. The tour includes a stop at Hagley’s ongoing turbine restoration project. Be prepared to get wet! The tour is adult- and kid-friendly. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. Included in price of admission and free for members. Reservations requested, call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. … More
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