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.
Thursday Mar 21, 2013
March 21 – 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!
Calendar of Events
March 21, 2013
Think&Drink with Delaware Historical Society, Hagley, and World Café Live Mix history and great stories with a grilled cheese and beer tasting at World Café Live. Enjoy a short talk on historical beer brewing processes given by Hagley Museum and Library, a short walking tour along Market Street given by the Delaware Historical Society, and a beer tasting and food pairing at World Café Live. Cost is $25 for non-members and $20 for members. Reservations are required. The…
March 21 – 31, 2013
Duke’s dynamic and colorful paintings reveal a diverse cast of characters attempting to negotiate the chaotic urban environment around them.
March 21 – 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.
March 21 – December 31, 2013
- Location: Green Room, Hotel du Pont
Address: 11th and Market St.,
Wilmington, DE 19801
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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,…
March 21, 2013
Enjoy a short talk on beer given by Hagley Museum and Library, a short walking tour along Market Street given by the Delaware Historical Society, and a grilled cheese and beer tasting at World Cafe Live. The event begins at Old Town Hall, Fifth and Market Streets, Wilmington, Delaware 19801 Reservations are required. $20/Delaware Historical Society & Hagley Museum and Library Members $25/Non-members (please note: Payment is secured through PayPal, but you do not need a PayPal account to pay…