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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 Jul 03, 2015

Featured Events

Cape May-Lewes Ferry Fireworks Cruise

July 3, 2015
Catch a spectacular fireworks display from the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. Aboard the ferry, you will get perfect view of this year’s fireworks extravaganza. Check-in begins at 5:00 p.m., Boarding begins at 6:45 p.m. The cruise departs Lewes at 7:15 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 800-643-3779. More

Calendar of Events

Art Is Tasty at the Delaware Art Museum

Starting July 3, 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

Evening Pontoon Boat Tours at Trap Pond State Park

Starting July 3, 2015
  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
  • Venue: Trap Pond State Park
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Times: 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m & 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
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Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on your leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our most famous residents, the baldcypress tree. More

Campground Campfire at Trap Pond State Park

July 3, 2015
Join park staff for a great kickoff to the weekend. Learn what the park has to offer while enjoying a cozy campfire. More

Friday Night Campfires at Trap Pond State Park

July 3, 2015
Bring the family to our weekly campfire. Enjoy light snacks and learn about the history, nature and activities at Trap Pond. Meet at the campground pavilion. More

Full Moon Kayak at Lums Pond State Park

July 3, 2015
Enjoy an evening of kayaking under the moonlight. Bring water and a flashlight. Participants must have basic kayak skill and must be 14 or older. Rain date is the following evening. Meets at the boathouse in Area 2. More

“Unraveling Stories” Exhibition at the Hagley Museum

July 03 – 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

Layering Constructs: Margo Allman, Charles Burwell, Antonio Puri at the Delaware Art Museum

July 03 – August 2, 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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Part of the Outlooks Exhibition Series, this exhibition brings together three contemporary abstract artists who use layering in their work. The works range from emotional and geometric to organic and meditative. Allman has explored layering three-dimensional forms on a two-dimensional surface, while Burwell's multi-layered approaches to painting prompt reflections on the elasticity of time, space, and perception. Puri's work often links emblems of Eastern and Western cultures, incorporating… More

Kayaking "Station Cove"

July 03 – August 14, 2015
Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay and catch a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along the way, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem. Participants will receive basic kayaking instruction and all equipment. Pre-registration required. Age: 13 and up Cost: $35 per person More

Summer Concert Series at Killens Pond State Park

July 03 – August 14, 2015
Bring the family and friends out to the park for an evening of music and dancing on Friday evenings during the summer months. Break out the beach chairs, and relax. All concerts are held in the Sports Complex Area. Upcoming Concerts at Killens Pond: Friday, June 12 Ride the Goat (New and Classic Rock) Friday, June 19 Flatland Drive (Bluegrass) Friday, June 26 Milford Community Band (Smooth Sound Dance Band) Friday, July 3 Tydewater (Country) Friday, July 10 Nice Like Dat… More

Drew Leshko: Relics

July 03 – August 16, 2015
  • Location: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
  • Address: 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Venue: Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: Various Times
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Drew Leshko's architecturally based, miniature wall-hanging sculptures document buildings in his Philadelphia neighborhood with extraordinary accuracy. By carving, cutting, and layering varieties of paper and wood, Leshko creates a scaled-down, three-dimensional archive of Philadelphia buildings in transition, often buildings that have been slated to be razed or redeveloped. Leshko hopes viewers will think about history, preservation, gentrification, and how aspects of our culture are constantly… More

Summertime at 3 Palms Zoo

July 03 – August 29, 2015
  • Address: 924 Blackbird Forest Road, Clayton, DE 19938
  • Venue: 3 Palms Petting Zoo
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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Everyone is invited to join us for special extended hours this Summer! Friday and Saturday Evenings we will remain open, weather permitting, until 10 p.m.! This is your rare opportunity to see the nocturnal animals awake & active followed by a live hand feeding of Tick-Tock the Alligator! As always, the fire pit will be lit for roasting of marshmallows provided. The special night time ambiance you've come to anticipate from 3 Palms Zoo & Education Center will be in all its glory. Make… More

Layering Constructs at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

July 03 – September 6, 2015
From the conceptual to the physical process of putting one form over another, three renowned artists Margo Allman, Charles Bruwell, and Antonio Puri approach and use the process of layering in unique and personal ways. This is a joint exhibition with the Delaware Art Museum's presentation of "Layering Constructs: Margo Allman, Charles Burwell, Antonio Puri." More

Summer Concert Series at the Bethany Beach Bandstand

July 03 – September 6, 2015
  • Location: Bethany Beach Bandstand
  • Address: 1 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE 19930
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 7:30 p.m.
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A detailed list of performances is listed on our website. More

The Puzzling World Of John Sloan

July 03 – September 6, 2015
Between 1900 and 1910, John Sloan produced a weekly series of word and picture puzzles for the Sunday supplement of the Philadelphia Press, one of the country’s leading illustrated newspapers. The Puzzling World of John Sloan will explore this little-known facet of Sloan’s early newspaper career, presenting more than 25 works from the Museum’s collection. On view for the first time, the puzzles demonstrate the artist’s imagination and verbal and visual wit, as well as the… More

Dream Streets: Art In Wilmington 1970–1990

July 03 – September 27, 2015
During the 1970s and 1980s, Wilmingtonians witnessed a flourishing artistic community and the establishment of many of the cultural pillars that continue to support the visual and performing arts within the city today. Organizations such as the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, the Delaware Humanities Forum, and the Delaware Theatre Company were founded during this period, as well as commercial galleries and city-supported arts initiatives. This landmark exhibition will plot the… More

On-Going Events

Dover's First Fridays

Starting July 3, 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

Moving Wall Visits Dover

July 03 – 05, 2015
  • Location: Vietnam Memorial Park
  • Address: South Little Creek Road behind Kent County Levy Court, Dover, DE
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 24 hours
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The Wall That Heals exhibition features a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. It is approximately 250 feet in length, and like the original Memorial is erected in a chevron-shape. The replica is constructed of powder-coated aluminum, supported by an aluminum frame, and is made up of 24 individual panels. It is approximately 250 feet in length, and like the original Memorial is erected in a chevron-shape.  The replica is constructed of powder-coated… More

Kayaking Station Cove

July 03 – August 14, 2015
Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay and catch a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along the way, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem. More

"Brewing in Delaware & 20 Off-Centered Years of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery" Exhibit

July 03 – October 3, 2015
  • Location: Ellegood House & Blacksmith Shop
  • Address: 110 Shipcarpenter St, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Venue: Lewes Historical Society
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10am-4pm
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“History of Brewing in Delaware & 20 Off-Centered Years of Dogfish Head” examines 400 years of brewing in Delaware.  Brands like Diamond State dominated the local beer market for decades until Prohibition and then were able to survive until 1955 when the doors to the last commercial brewery closed.  No story about brewing in Delaware would be complete without a look at the craft beer movement today and the incredible story of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery.  From the… More

Eating Rehoboth - Walking Food Tours of Rehoboth

July 03 – October 30, 2015
  • 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 & Spa. More

Saturday Jul 04, 2015

Calendar of Events

Boating Through History at Trap Pond State Park

Starting July 4, 2015
  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
  • Venue: Trap Pond State Park
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 2:00 p.m.
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What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat? We will explore the pond in search of animals eating and drinking, and some just wading around. More

Pontoon Boat Tour: Wildlife from the Water at Trap Pond State Park

Starting July 4, 2015
What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat? We will explore the pond in search of animals eating and drinking, and some just wading around. More

4th of July Celebration on the Wilmington Riverfront

July 4, 2015
Celebrate the 2015 July 4th Celebration on the Riverfront in Tubman-Garrett Park. Beginning at 2:00 p.m., the festivities will include rides, games, and a 50-foot obstacle course. Plus, fireworks at dusk! There will also be historical reenactments and a crab feast. More

4th of July Events in Middletown

July 4, 2015
  • Location: Silver Lake Park, Middletown
  • Address: 200 E. Cochran Street, Middletown, DE 19709
  • Times: Parade: 10 a.m.; Fireworks: at dark
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10 a.m. – 6th annual 4th of July Parade sponsored by the Middletown Jaycees. Steps off at Everett Meredith Middle School on South Broad Street, travels up Broad to West Main Street, travels on Main Street to S. Scott Street. Disbands at its starting point. For more information about the parade, visit www.middletownjaycees.org Fireworks – At dark. Silver Lake Park, 200 E. Cochran Street, Middletown. Park opens at 6 p.m. More
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