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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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Saturday Jan 26, 2013

Featured Events

Downtown Newark's Restaurant Week

January 26 – 27, 2013
  • Location: Downtown Newark Restaurants
  • Address: Main Street, Newark, DE 19711
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Lunch and dinners
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For one week only, Downtown Newark hosts a culinary celebration highlighting our fabulous restaurants and their offerings -- diverse enough to please any palate, and at prices to suit any purse! Say hello to a new restaurant, or come back to an old favorite. Everyone can eat downtown! More

Glow: Living Lights

January 26 – May 27, 2013
From fireflies and glowworms to alien-looking creatures in the sea, many unusual animals are lighting up the dark. Come see why in this enlightening special exhibit! More

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Brewery Tour

Starting January 26, 2013
  • Address: 1284 McD Drive, Dover, DE 19901
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 11:00 AM, 12:30, 2:00 and 3:00 PM
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Take a tour and sample some Delaware Craft Beer! The best deal in town, for $5 you get the tour, samples of beer, and a pint glass to take home. Sample our signature beers, Hop Mountain and Fordham Copperhead, as well as the Delaware Beer Bracket winner, Oak Barrel Stout. More

Full Moon Hike

January 26, 2013
Full Moon Hike Saturday, January 26 7p.m. $3 per person Join us on a nighttime hike lit by the full moon. We won’t (hopefully) need flashlights on this winter walk. Meet at the Campground Amphitheater More

James Galea Australia's No. 1 Magician

January 26, 2013
Australia’s no. 1 magician and global YouTube sensation, James Galea injects new life into the art of magic with his unique, cutting-edge style fused with a wicked sense of humor. "I don't know how he does it, but [he] blows my mind every time I see him." - Ellen DeGeneres More

Peanut Butter and Jams welcomes The Cat's Pajamas

January 26, 2013
Buckle your seatbelts -- The Cat's Pajamas is taking your whole family on a musical joyride! It's high-octane kid-rock with a musical comedy twist, featuring 4 foot sharks, pirates, movie stars and a family dance party! Join The Cat's Pajamas as they celebrate their new release Backseat Driver with a band guaranteed to delight all ages. Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! More

Praying Mantis Entertainment Presents Sledgehammer, Fading Fear, Lowdown 302, The Source and Bodhil

January 26, 2013
Praying Mantis Entertainment presents an evening of Delaware local hard rock featuring Sledgehammer’s CD Release, Fading Fear and Lowdown 302. More

Tracy Grammer

January 26, 2013
A favorite on the folk circuit, Tracy Grammer is primarily known as a sensitive, creative song interpreter, with warm vocals, a girl-next-door stage presence, pristine fingerstyle guitar, and an unshakeable dedication to celebrating the legacy of her late partner, songwriter Dave Carter. Her quick wit and writer's eye also make her a powerful story teller, and it's often the case that at the end of the night, audiences can't decide which they loved better -- the songs, or the stories behind… More

Young Country: Rural Themes in Art

January 26 – 27, 2013
Young Country specifically examines how artists living in “fringe” art centers are re-defining ideas of fine art, class, and “country” in America. More

The Brothers Quay: Through the Weeping Glass

January 26 – 31, 2013
Timothy and Stephen Quay are American-born stop-motion animators whose latest film brings to life the medical history and intrigue behind the Mutter Museum’s collection of 19th century scientific anomalies. More

Freak Antique: Contemporary Art Curios

January 26 – February 10, 2013
Freak Antique: Contemporary Art Curios DuPont II GalleryOctober 27, 2012 – February 10, 2013 Great expeditions, colonialism, geographic wonders, industrialization, genetic mutations, freak shows, and classical antiquity are some of the subjects of this exhibition-as-cabinet-of-curiosities. More

Rise and Fall: Monumental Duct Tape Drawings by Joe Girandola

January 26 – February 10, 2013
Girandola uses duct tape to render local, national and global cultural icons. From the Taj Mahal to vintage cars and L.A. diners, his large-scale canvasses reflect layered social commentary through a folk vernacular. More

The Producers- A Mel Brooks Musical

January 26 – March 17, 2013
NCT Opens the 2013 Season with The Producers- A Mel Brooks Musical! ARDENTOWN, DE: New Candlelight Theatre (NCT) is kicking off the 2013 season with the hilarious Mel Brooks musical, The Producers. Winner of 12 TONY Awards, there is no better way to celebrate the craziness of live theater than to present this brilliant satire about a famed Broadway producers, his nerdy young accountant and their money making scheme to produce the “Worst Show on Broadway.” New Candlelight Theatre is… More

Benjamin Duke: Thresholds

January 26 – March 31, 2013
Duke’s dynamic and colorful paintings reveal a diverse cast of characters attempting to negotiate the chaotic urban environment around them. More

John Williams: Homeward Reflections

January 26 – March 31, 2013
Williams creates drawings and sculpture that address ideas of home ownership in the United States. For this exhibition, the artist photographed and made drawings of homes in Wilmington, which he incorporates into his DCCA solo exhibition. More

Centennial Tea Service at Hotel DuPont

January 26 – December 31, 2013
  • Location: Green Room, Hotel du Pont
  • Address: 11th and Market St., Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Venue: Green Room, Hotel du Pont
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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The Centennial Tea features our new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration.  This tea is infused with a burst of pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality, to commemorate our commitment for 100 years.  Also featured at our Centennial Tea are various blends from the Delaware Art Museum and several DuPont Estates in the Brandywine Valley.  Choose from Longwood, Winterthur, Hagley, and Nemours teas. Throughout the year,… More

 

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