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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 Apr 04, 2013

Featured Events

Glow: Living Lights

April 04 – 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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55+ Active Adult Expo

April 4, 2013
Free Admission, Free Health Screenings, Free Parking, 100 Vendors, Wellness Center, Special Programs, Job & Volunteer Fairs, Live Entertainment, Giveaways! Enjoy the Ride...55+ and Ready to Roll! Located in the Rollins Center. More

Arturo Sandoval

April 4, 2013
Six-time Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval can burn through an Afro-Cuban groove, tear up a bebop tune, soar over a classical concerto, and sooth with a luscious ballad all with equal power and grace. "..arguably the most prodigious trumpeter of his generation…” - The Guardian More

Bellevue Spring Break Day Camps

April 04 – 05, 2013
  • Address: 720 Carr Road, Wilmington, DE 19809
  • Venue: Bellevue State Park
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day
  • Times: 9 AM to 4 PM
Spring awakening! Coming out of hibernation! Everything is awakening, and we will be able to witness spring at Bellevue. Each day will be filled with new discoveries, hiking and crafts. Campers should pack a bag lunch and snack each day. The registration fee for Spring Break Camp is $175 for the week or $40/day. After care is available until 5:30 p.m. for an additional fee of $30. More

Centennial Tea Service at Hotel DuPont

April 04 – 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

On-Going Events

Colonists' Day

April 4, 2013
  • Location: Fort Christiana Park
  • Address: 1122 E. 7th Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Times: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
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Arriving 375 years ago on the Kalmar Nyckel, the first Europeans settled the Delaware Valley. To celebrate the occasion, the public is invited to Colonists’ Day on April 13. At 11 a.m., a commemorative ceremony will be held at “The Rocks,” Fort Christina Park, where the Swedes and Finns landed. Musical entertainment, historical exhibits, reenactments, colonial craft demonstrations, hands-on activities, Swedish meatballs and baked goods will be available. More

 

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