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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 May 03, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

May 3, 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… More

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19th Annual British Motorcar Show

May 3, 2014
The Lewes British Motorcar Show “The British are coming...Again!” will welcome a wide array of classic British vehicles to Lewes on Saturday, May 3. It will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Lewes Historical Society Complex, Third and Shipcarpenter Streets in Lewes. More

3rd Annual NatureFest

May 3, 2014
  • Location: United States
  • Address: 201 Hagley Creek Rd., Wilmington, DE 19807
  • Venue: Hagley Museum and Library
  • Times: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
This event celebrates the science and beauty of the natural world with fun, hands-on activities for the whole family. This year’s event will explore the theme of wind. Discover the many ways that wind helps us, from pollinating plants to creating energy. Investigate the birds that soar above the trees and gentle breezes that turn into superstorms. Join a nature hike, explore the E. I. du Pont garden, and take a behind-the-scenes tour of the greenhouse. Eleuthère Irénée… More

Children's Adventure Day

May 3, 2014
Bring the children (ideal for toddlers to 11 years old) to participate in nature activities. Play nature games, make crafts, look for birds,dip net in the ponds, visit with the Blue Goose and Smokey the Bear, and listen to stories and songs about wildlife. Free activities and entrance fee. Free juice and water. Bring a picnic lunch. More

Dewey Beach Popfest

May 3, 2014
  • Location: Rusty Rudder
  • Address: 113 Dickinson St, Dewey Beach, DE 19971
  • Venue: Rusty Rudder
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
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The Rusty Rudder is the place to be during Popfest - a music celebration on four stages featuring Power Pop, BritPop and Pop Punk bands. More

The Arc of Delaware, 5K Run, Walk & Roll and 1 Mile Walk & Roll

May 3, 2014
  • Location: Wild Quail Golf and Country Club,
  • Address: Westville Rd., Wyoming, DE 19934
  • Times: Registration is 8:00 A.M. Event starts at 9:00 A.M. Healthy Kids Run (10 & Under) starts at 8:50 A.M.
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The Arc of Delaware is Celebrating 60 Years with a 5K Run, Walk & Roll and 1 Mile Walk & Roll. The Arc's mission is to benefit the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. More

Venture Outdoors Fest

May 3, 2014
Young Adults 21-35 Grab your crew, scrounge up a tent, strap on your “get-dirty” shoes and get ready for a weekend of outdoor adventure! You choose your adventure at this outdoor recreation event! Rock climbing, kayaking, biking, ziplining, fishing…you name it, we’ve got it, and we want you to try it! On Saturday, May 3rd meet us at Brandywine Creek State Park for a day of outdoor recreation. We’ll shuttle you to and from an outdoor adventure of your choice, give… More

Annual Dover Days Festival

May 03 – 04, 2014
Three days of family fun including parade, pet parade, maypole dancing, Amish quilt auction, car show, antique tractor show, 150+ crafts vendors, Kids Zone, carnival rides, encampments, Energy Village, history events, Houses of Kent, historic house tour of 40 historic homes. http://www.doverdaysfestival.com/ More

Lewes Merchants' Spring Sidewalk Sale

May 03 – 04, 2014
Shop downtown historic Lewes for great deals and finds! More

On-Going Events

First Saturdays at "Johnson Victrola Museum"

Starting May 3, 2014
  • Location: Johnson Victrola Museum
  • Address: 375 S. New St., Dover, DE 19901
  • Venue: Johnson Victrola Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday
  • Times: 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
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A premier collection of its kind, displaying sound recording industry items dating from the 1890's through 1929. The museum honors Eldridge Reeves Johnson of Dover who founded the Victor Talking Machine Company in 1901. Group tours must be scheduled ahead of time. More

Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings

Starting May 3, 2014
  • Location: Harvest Ridge Winery
  • Address: 447 Westville Road, Marydel, DE 19964
  • Venue: Harvest Ridge Winery
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
  • Times: 1:00 P.M. and 3:00 P.M.
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Harvest Ridge Winery is open every day for tastings! For $5, enjoy a flight of 5 of our wines and you may keep the logo glass in which they are served. Guided tours are offered at 1:00 P.M. and 3:00 P.M. on Saturdays and Sundays. More

"Agnes of God" at The Chapel Street Players

May 3, 2014
  • Location: The Chapel Street Players
  • Address: 27 N. Chapal St, Newark, DE 19711
  • Venue: Chapel Street Players
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 8:00 P.M. (Thursday, Friday and Saturday), 2:00 P.M. (Sunday)
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In 1982 this play received twoTony nominations with a win in a single category. It later received three Oscar nominations in 1985. Summoned to a convent, Dr. Martha Livingstone, a court-appointed psychiatrist, is charged with assessing the sanity of a novice accused of murdering her newborn. Miriam Ruth, the Mother Superior, determinedly keeps young Agnes from the doctor, arousing Livingstone's suspicions further. Who killed the infant and who fathered the tiny victim? Livingstone's questions… More

Annual May Market 2014

May 3, 2014
  • Location: Market Square, 2nd & Delaware Streets
  • Address: Historic New Castle, New Castle, DE 19720
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. (Friday), 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Saturday)
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The Annual May Market 2014 features outdoor tents selling native plants, shrubs, herbs and herb baskets as well as baked goods and "Miss Kitty's My Garden to Your Garden" bargains. Indoor tables feature a white elephant sale which includes used books, and a variety of vendors can be found both indoors and out. This is a rain or shine event. More

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

May 3, 2014
The Kalmar Nyckel offers a wide array of sailing opportunities. Enjoy this Christiana River Cruise with your friends and family. Guests are invited to haul lines, set sails, and enjoy tales of the original Kalmar Nyckel. While tickets may also be purchased at the dock prior to a scheduled sail, it is best to make reservations. More

"Native Plant Sale" at Delaware Nature Society

May 03 – 04, 2014
  • Location: Coverdale Farm
  • Address: 543 Way Rd, Greenville, DE 19807
  • Venue: Coverdale Farm
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Sunday), 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Saturday)
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This Native Plant Sale features more than 300 rare, unusual and favorite varieties of native wildflowers, trees, shrubs, ferns and aquatic plants for all growing conditions, including drought-tolerant. Some are introductions from the nearby Mt. Cuba Center and many species attract wildlife such as birds and butterflies. More

M*A*S*H at The Riverfront Theatre

May 03 – 04, 2014
  • Location: The Riverfront Theatre
  • Address: 2 S. Walnut St., Milford, DE 19963
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 8:00 P.M. (Friday and Saturday), 3:00 P.M. (Sunday)
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The comedy, written by Tim Kelley and adapted from the book by Richard Hooker, M*A*S*H is the second show of Second Street Players' 2014 season and is based on the well-known and award-winning movie and TV series. M*A*S*H stands for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, and joining it are two unpredictable madcaps, Hawkeye and Duke. More

"Anything Goes" at New Candlelight Theatre

May 03 – 10, 2014
  • Location: New Candlelight Theatre
  • Address: 2208 Millers Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810
  • Venue: New Candlelight Theatre
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 6:00 P.M.
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It's de-lightful, it's de-lovely, it's Anything Goes! Nothing says "classic" like Cole porter's captivating musical set on the high seas. This unforgettable score includes timeless hits such as You're the Top, i Get a Kick Out of You, Easy to Love, It's DeLovely, and, of course, Anything Goes. Join us on the top deck for this high spirited, toe tapping Tony Award Winning Musical with original book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse. More

"Avenue Q: The Musical" at Clear Space Theatre Company

May 03 – 18, 2014
  • Location: Clear Space Theatre Company
  • Address: 20 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
  • Venue: Clear Space Theatre Company
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 7:00 P.M. (Friday and Saturday), 3:00 P.M. (Sunday)
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Winner of the 2003 Tony® Award for Best Musical, this cheeky satire of "Sesame Street" remains one of the freshest and funniest musicals of the past decade. For adults who can't quite believe they've grown up! Mature Content. More

An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware

May 03 – 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… More


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