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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 Oct 02, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

October 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

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Love Letters

October 02 – 05, 2014
Written by A.R. Gurney and Directed by Bud Martin. The Pulitzer Prize-winning two character play explores the bittersweet relationship between Andrew Makepeace Lad III and Melissa Gardner. Over the span of fifty years, the two sympathize (and amiably bicker) throughout marriages, children, divorces, love affairs, and careers that take them down different paths. As the actors read the letters aloud, what is created is an evocative, touching, and frequently funny reflection that makes it… More

On-Going Events

Eating Lewes - Culinary Tour

October 02 – 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

Fifer Fall Fest

October 02 – November 1, 2014
  • Address: 1919 Allabands Mill Rd., Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934
  • Venue: Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Monday- Friday), 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Saturday)
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Enjoy the Corn Maze Fun Park- 6 acre corn maze with trivia stations, observation deck, and new Farm Scene Investigation (F.S.I.) game, mini corn maze (great for ages 5 and under), pumpkin painting supplies, super straw slides, spider straw castle with farm volleyball, 2- zip swings, pony hop races, mini straw maze, tractor tricycles and pedal carts, corn crib, scarecrow corn tunnel, rubber ducky races, pumpkin checkers, pumpkin bowling and pumpkin tic-tac-toe games, tetherball and… More

Friday Oct 03, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

October 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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COME TOGETHER - A BEATLES TRIBUTE CONCERT

October 3, 2014
City Theater Company kicks off their 2014-2015 season with a huge concert at World Cafe Live at The Queen: COME TOGETHER, an evening of Beatles music performed by 17 singers, a six-piece rock band, a nine-piece horn section, and a string quartet. Popular WIlmington rocker Joe Trainor produces the event after last year's highly successful Jesus Christ Superstar in Concert. Proceeds for this epic event benefit City Theater Company, now in its 21st year as Delaware's Off-Broadway. CTC attracts… More

"38th Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale" at Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Resort Area

October 03 – 05, 2014
  • Location: Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Resort Area
  • Address: 501 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Visit Website
The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce announces their 38th Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale. The sale begins Friday, October 3rd and ends on Sunday, October 5th, running from 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. daily (store hours may vary). Find deals galore at the Sidewalk Sale. The Rehoboth Beach – Dewey Beach resort area has something for everyone! More

Love Letters

October 03 – 05, 2014
Written by A.R. Gurney and Directed by Bud Martin. The Pulitzer Prize-winning two character play explores the bittersweet relationship between Andrew Makepeace Lad III and Melissa Gardner. Over the span of fifty years, the two sympathize (and amiably bicker) throughout marriages, children, divorces, love affairs, and careers that take them down different paths. As the actors read the letters aloud, what is created is an evocative, touching, and frequently funny reflection that makes it… More

Boo! at the Zoo!

October 03 – November 1, 2014
  • Address: 924 Blackbird Forest Road, Clayton, DE 19938
  • Venue: 3 Palms Petting Zoo
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Blackbird Forest is spooky enough at night; join us for a fun-filled walk through the haunted Zoo! We have a graveyard, scarecrows, pumpkins, spiders, and a few other surprises along the way! Spooky, NOT scary, family friendly, & great for kids. See the Zoo in a different light, at night! It’s the best time to see Rosie, Peaches, & the Skunks in action. Warm cider & marshmallows for roasting will be provided! Admission: $10/5-person group Additional donations help the animals… More

Treasures and Tales of Italy's Guardia di Finanza Art Recovery Team

October 03 – December 21, 2014
“Treasures and Tales of Italy’s Art Recovery Team”, a show featuring 120 pieces of priceless works of Etruscan and Greco-Roman art, dating from 2,700 years ago. They are exhibited alongside the engaging stories of their recovery from ruthless art thieves. The show will run from October 3rd to December 21st at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington, Delaware. Concurrently, the Old College Museum at the University of Delaware in Newark will host an additional exhibition, mainly… More

On-Going Events

2014 Delaware Auto Show

October 03 – 05, 2014
NEW 2015 models, superheroes, raffles and more! Perfect fun filled indoor event for the entire family. More

Eating Rehoboth - Culinary Tour

October 03 – 26, 2014
  • Location: Eating Rehoboth
  • Venue: Eating Rehoboth
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday
  • Times: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Visit Website
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

Fifer Fall Fest

October 03 – November 1, 2014
  • Address: 1919 Allabands Mill Rd., Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934
  • Venue: Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Monday- Friday), 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Saturday)
  • Visit Website
Enjoy the Corn Maze Fun Park- 6 acre corn maze with trivia stations, observation deck, and new Farm Scene Investigation (F.S.I.) game, mini corn maze (great for ages 5 and under), pumpkin painting supplies, super straw slides, spider straw castle with farm volleyball, 2- zip swings, pony hop races, mini straw maze, tractor tricycles and pedal carts, corn crib, scarecrow corn tunnel, rubber ducky races, pumpkin checkers, pumpkin bowling and pumpkin tic-tac-toe games, tetherball and… More

Treasures and Tales of Italy's Art Recovery Team

October 03 – December 21, 2014
  • Location: Grand Opera House
  • Address: 818 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Venue: Grand Opera House
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: varies
  • Visit Website
The International Council of Delaware presents "Treasures and Tales of Italy's Art Recovery Team", a show featuring 120 pieces of priceless works of Etruscan and Greco-Roman art, dating from 2,700 years ago. They are exhibited alongside the engaging stories of their recovery from ruthless art thieves. This exhibit, making its only U.S. appearance in Delaware, comes on the heels of several successful shows of recovered art in Italy. More

Saturday Oct 04, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

October 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

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Twin Lakes Brewing Company Brewery Tour and Tasting

Starting October 4, 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

Boast the Coast Maritime Festival & Lighted Boat Parade

October 4, 2014
Boast the Coast is a city-sponsored, maritime festival. It is held annually in Lewes in conjunction with the University of Delaware's Coast Day celebration. The highlight of this fun-filled day is the lighted boat parade on the canal running through town. The Boast the Coast activities in 1812 Park and at the City Dock begin at 11 a.m. Other events taking place that day include the Lewes Historical Society Craft Show, the Lewes in Bloom Fall Plant Sale beginning at 9 a.m. and the Historic… More

Cheesetoberfest

October 4, 2014
Like last year, the event will be featuring fifteen Delmarva restaurants in the grilled cheese competition. The Philadelphia German Brass Band will be entertaining everyone with some great music for this auspicious event. However, as an added addition this year, the event will also be featuring fifteen restaurants to the macaroni and cheese competition. Book your tickets soon! More

Football- University of Delaware vs Sacred Heart

October 4, 2014
Catch the 2014 football season at the University of Delaware. More

River Towns Ride & Festival in New Castle and Delaware City

October 4, 2014
The River Towns Ride & Festival spans both of these historic towns.  Family festival, Craft Beer Festival,. cycling time trial, recreational bike rides and more.  Complimentary bus service between the two locations.  More

Truck and Tractor Day

October 4, 2014
Calling on kids (big and small)! Come explore tractors and other farm equipment, take a hayride, do arts and crafts in the Brown Center, dress up with firefighter gear, and even milk a mechanical cow. Members free. Included with admission. Rain or shine event. More

Walking Tour: “H2 Oh!”

October 4, 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 are requested, call 302-658-2400, ext.… More

Wings & Wheels 2014, A Georgetown Fall Festival

October 4, 2014
  • Location: Sussex County Airport
  • Address: 21553 Rudder Lane, Georgetown, DE 19947
  • Times: 10:00 A.M.
  • Visit Website
Enjoy the Seventh Annual Wings & Wheel that with fly-in of vintage planes, huge car show, WWII re-enactors w/full encampment, crew from the first bombing raid on Japan and crew from the last bomber raid on Japan this year. The event will have craft and food vendors, and entertainment all day. More

"38th Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale" at Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Resort Area

October 04 – 05, 2014
  • Location: Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Resort Area
  • Address: 501 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Visit Website
The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce announces their 38th Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale. The sale begins Friday, October 3rd and ends on Sunday, October 5th, running from 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. daily (store hours may vary). Find deals galore at the Sidewalk Sale. The Rehoboth Beach – Dewey Beach resort area has something for everyone! More

Love Letters

October 04 – 05, 2014
Written by A.R. Gurney and Directed by Bud Martin. The Pulitzer Prize-winning two character play explores the bittersweet relationship between Andrew Makepeace Lad III and Melissa Gardner. Over the span of fifty years, the two sympathize (and amiably bicker) throughout marriages, children, divorces, love affairs, and careers that take them down different paths. As the actors read the letters aloud, what is created is an evocative, touching, and frequently funny reflection that makes it… More
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