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.
Friday Mar 28, 2014
March 28, 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…
Calendar of Events
March 28, 2014
Catch all of the Delaware 87ers action as they take on Erie. Games are held at the Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, Delaware. The Delaware 87ers are an official NBA D-league affiliate team for the Philadelphia 76ers. Purchase tickets online now.
March 28, 2014
Prepare your senses for Harvest Ridge Winery's First Annual Wine & Food Truck Competition! Winery tours and wine tastings will take place all while a lineup of hunger-inducing food trucks from all over the Mid Atlantic region are parked outside! 10% of all wine sale proceeds will be donated to The Wounded Warrior Project. Don't miss your opportunity to sample everything Harvest Ridge Winery and these food trucks have to offer, and support a worthy cause!
March 28, 2014
The Hit Men are original musicians from The Four Seasons that have reunited to perform from a catalog of solid gold pop and rock songs from the 1960s and ‘70s. They enliven their crowd-pleasing show with personal stories of their stellar careers and the artists with whom they have shared concert stages around the world.
March 28 – 30, 2014
An all new production complete with the Tony-award winning score and book that has inspired theatergoers since the very first note of “The Impossible Dream” was heard on opening night. Enter the mind and the world of Don Quixote as he pursues his quest for the impossible dream. Against all odds, a man sees good and innocence in a world filled with darkness and despair. This lyrical and amusing adventure is a classic tale of the triumph of a man over his own follies.
March 28 – 31, 2014
Seventy-five years ago on October 27, 1938, a brand new material named nylon was announced to the public. Created in DuPont’s labs, nylon replaced silk in the ladies hosiery industry. Nylon was so popular that its early sales created near riots because demand was so high. Hagley’s exhibition will discuss the early development of nylon and its impact on the fashion industry. Exhibition included with admission. The exhibition will be open through March 31, 2014.
March 28 – April 6, 2014
- Location: Clear Space Theatre Company
Address: 20 Baltimore Avenue,
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Clear Space Theatre Company
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
Times: 6:00 P.M. (Opening night March 21, 2014); 3:00 P.M. (Sunday), 7:00 P.M. (Friday and Saturday)
Join King Arthur, Guinevere and Lancelot in one of the most beautiful musicals of all time, with classics like "If Ever I Would Leave You", "How To Handle a Woman" and the title song "Camelot" in their all-new production at Clear Space Theatre Company.
March 28 – August 31, 2014
Planned and created by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs in partnership with the Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware, the exhibit explores the First State's role in the pre-Civil War network of secret routes and safe houses used by black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. Focusing on two Delawareans who played important roles in this illegal and clandestine…