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Event Calendar

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 Mar 09, 2013

Featured Events

MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival

March 09 – 10, 2013
  • Location: Various locations in Northern Delaware
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Please check the schedule
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The MidAtlantic Food + Wine Feast is a world-class, four-day festival designed for connoisseurs of fine wines and spirits, and adventurous cuisine. Experience exceptional cuisine of world-class chefs, meet accomplished winemakers, sip and savor extraordinary wines including 100 point wines as well as collect rare and fine wines offered for bid at a live auction with Charles Curtis, MW, Head of Wine, Christies Asia as guest auctioneer. More

Glow: Living Lights

March 09 – 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 March 9, 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

Birding 101

March 9, 2013
Lean the basics of identification, how to navigate a field guide, and the proper use of binoculars. If time allows, participants will have a chance to practice their birding skills with a park naturalist. Pre-registration required. $4 per person. More

Mythica: Celtic Music with Attitude!

March 9, 2013
Formed in 2005, Mythica is one of the most unique, intriguing, and eclectic Celtic bands in the U.S. today. Take the instrumentation of Loreena McKennitt, add the vocal power of Sinead O’Connor, and mix in the rock of the Cranberries, and you have Mythica. Featuring rock arrangements of traditional Irish tunes, and award-winning original songs, each performance by Mythica is infused with electricity and raw emotion. Collectively wielding over a dozen instruments, Mythica pushes the… More

Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts 14th Annual Spring Art Show

March 09 – 10, 2013
  • Location: Hagley Museum's Soda House
  • Address: 298 Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Friday, March 8 Opening reception: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, March 9: 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sunday. March 10: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Pay once and visit all weekend
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Over 70 outstanding Brandywine Valley artists will exhibit and sell original art including paintings, sculpture, porcelain, ceramics, jewelry and limited edition reproductions. For a complete list of participating artists please visit www.DFVA.org. This year's honored artist is award winning local artist, Barbara Neville, who works in pastel, oil and watercolor. This year's show will present an opportunity to win original miniature works of art painted by some of the participating artists. A… More

The Producers- A Mel Brooks Musical

March 09 – 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

March 09 – 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

March 09 – 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

March 09 – 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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