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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 27, 2015

Calendar of Events

Erie Bayhawks @ Delaware 87ers

March 27, 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

Herb Alpert & Lani Hall

March 27, 2015
"The festive sound of Herb Alpert's trumpet is instantly recognizable and always welcome;” says The New York Times, "its effervescence makes you happy.” That distinctive golden trumpet sound, with a little Latin spice, made Alpert a huge pop music star in the 1960s and ‘70s as leader of the Tijuana Brass, producing six number one hits, eight Grammy Awards, and more than 40 million album sales. After a break from show business, Alpert is back with his wife, singer Lani… More

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

March 27 – 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

Company: A Musical Comedy at the Clear Space Theatre Company

March 27 – 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 27 – 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

March 27 – 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 27 – 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 27, 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 27, 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 27 – 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 28, 2015

Calendar of Events

Twin Lakes Brewing Company Brewery Tour and Tasting

Starting March 28, 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.)
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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

An Introduction to the Night Sky at Bellevue State Park

March 28, 2015
Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn about constellations and how to observe the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Meet at the Hunter Barn parking lot. More

Beach Ride & Walk at Cape Henlopen State Park

March 28, 2015
Bring your steed to the state park for a relaxing ride on the beach. Don't own a horse? Don't worry. Bring your sneakers for a lovely seaside stroll. Those who raise $50 or more will also receive a free t-shirt, and prizes are available in a variety of categories. All proceeds will benefit Southern Delaware Therapeutic & Recreational Horseback Riding. This nonprofit provides horse-assisted therapy programs for disabled people in Kent and Sussex counties. More

Bellevue Bunny Egg Hunt at Bellevue State Park

March 28, 2015
Rabbits don't REALLY lay eggs...but our special Bellevue Bunnies do! Come search them out. Bring a basket and meet on the patio behind the Arts Center. Ages 2 to 8. Call (302) 761-6963 to pre-register by March 26; space is limited! More

Introduction to Surf Fishing at Delaware Seashore State Park

March 28, 2015
Have you always wanted to try surf fishing but weren't sure how to get started? If so, this program is for you! Everything from fish identification to proper casting techniques will be covered in this 3-hour program. Rods, reels, and bait are provided. Must have a fishing license and FIN number, and be at least 10; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Pre-registration required. Please call (302) 227-6991 to register. More

Newark's Annual Wine and Dine Downtown

March 28, 2015
  • Location: Downtown Newark - Main Street
  • Times: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Visit Website
This culinary and wine extravaganza will feature a dazzling array of tasty delights prepared by the chefs of downtown Newark’s very own restaurants, complemented by fine wines from around the world. Participating restaurants select wines to feature and choose a menu to showcase the restaurant’s culinary abilities. To participate, pick up a glass at any participating restaurant and pay as you go. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age with proper I.D. to participate in wine… More

Science Saturday: Heat and Fire at the Hagley Museum

March 28, 2015
Experiment and innovate with our series of family activities: Science Saturdays. Families work creatively together to solve a problem or make an improvement. Activities are included in regular admission and free for members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. More

SWINGTIME Featuring THE JIVE ACES with Special Guest The Tinseltown Jitterbugs

March 28, 2015
Direct from London, THE JIVE ACES are internationally-renowned for their superior musicianship, spectacular stage show and their energetic renditions of fresh arrangements of Swing/Jive/R&B classics by such great artists such as Louis Prima, Cab Calloway, Bobby Darin, Louis Armstrong, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. Having become the first ever band to reach the semi finals of Britain's Got Talent in 2012,The Jive Aces have truly established themselves as the UK's top Jive & Swing band.… More

Easter Bunny Express at the Wilmington & Western Railroad

March 28 – 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
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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

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

March 28 – 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

Easter EggStravaganZoo at 3 Palms Petting Zoo

March 28 – April 4, 2015
  • Address: 924 Blackbird Forest Road, Clayton, DE 19938
  • Venue: 3 Palms Petting Zoo
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Join us for a fun filled day of Easter joy! The Easter Bunny has planned a special egg hunt for the kids. Followed by hands on fun with everyone's Easter favorites: baby chicks & ducks, sheep, rabbits, mini-pigs/goats, and more! Don't forget your camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny& Mother Goose! Sat, Mar 28, 2015 & Sat, Apr 4, 2015. Rain Date: Mar 29th Easter Egg Hunt 11 am to 5 pm $2.00 per child More

Company: A Musical Comedy at the Clear Space Theatre Company

March 28 – 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 28 – 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

March 28 – 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

Bird Walk Series at Brandywine Creek State Park

March 28 – May 30, 2015
Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group and provide tips and advice to all interested birders. No program fee. More
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