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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 Jul 12, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

July 12, 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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Twin Lakes Brewing Company Brewery Tour and Tasting

Starting July 12, 2014
  • Location: Twin Lakes Brewing Company
  • Address: 4210 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807
  • Venue: Twin Lakes Brewing Company
  • Times: Wednesday (Open from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - tour at 5:00 p.m.); Saturdays (Open from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - tour at 1:00 p.m.)
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Enjoy a relaxed and personalized tour at Twin Lakes Brewing Company as they guide you through the history of beer and brewing plus, their unique brewing process and traditions. More

"Big Bad Voodoo Daddy" at The Freeman Stage

July 12, 2014
2013 marked the 20th Anniversary of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's remarkable arrival onto the music scene. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy hit pop music superstardom with their appearance in front of millions during the halftime show of the 1999 Super Bowl, while their 2003 New Orleans inspired album, Save My Soul, shifted focus to playing theaters, performing arts centers, and large outdoor venues to selling out shows at the Hollywood Bowl, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Lincoln Center, Chastain Park and Constitution… More

"Donna Washington - Storyteller" at The Freeman Stage

July 12, 2014
Donna Washington is an award winning storyteller, published author, and educator, who uses dynamic vocal pyrotechnics, an elastic face, and exuberant energy to transport listeners to the far corners of the earth through stories. You will laugh, snort, and stare in wonder. Her tales will take you from the American South, across the Pacific, through Asia, down through Europe, across Africa, through South America, and back again. More

"Tim Laushey Orchestra" at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

July 12, 2014
From his first professional job at age 14 to the present, drummer Tim Laushey has provided both listeners and dancers to a driving, swinging beat that is as fresh today as it was when he first fell under the spell of drumming legend Gene Krupa. More

A Day in the Garden

July 12, 2014
  • Location: Sussex County Extensions Office, Carvel Research and Education Center
  • Address: 16483 County Seat Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947
  • Times: 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM
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A family friendly event. Meander through specialty garden areas, explore, take pictures. Learn about various plants that do well in Delaware. Bring a sick plant to our clinic. Drop in on mini-workshops and exhibits, experts will be on hand to help. Brings the kids to enjoy our children’s garden. Visit our plant sale. More

Annual Sandcastle Contest at Delaware Seashore State Park

July 12, 2014
  • Location: Delaware Seashore State Park
  • Address: 39415 Inlet Road, Rehoboth Beach, 19971
  • Times: Begins at 9:30 a.m.
Come and be a part of the sandcastle building tradition that’s been happening at Delaware Seashore State Park for over 30 years! Amateurs and experienced builders are welcome to participate. Prizes will be awarded in two categories. More

Smyrna Craft Beer, Wine & Food Festival

July 12, 2014
  • Location: Market Street Plaza
  • Address: Market Street Plaza, Smyrna, DE 19977
  • Times: 2:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
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The 3rd annual Smyrna Craft Beer, Wine & Food Festival features craft beers and wines for tasting, craft vendors, and food selections from area restaurants. With live music, a reptile show, face-painting for the kids, and great food and drink, this event has something for everyone. And all proceeds go to local charities! More

Kayaking "Station Cove"

July 12 – August 12, 2014
Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay and catch a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along the way, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that makes up this dynamic ecosystem. Participants will receive basic kayaking instruction and all equipment. Pre-registration required. Age: 13 and up Cost: $35 per person More

On-Going Events

Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings

Starting July 12, 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

Nanticoke Riverfest

July 12, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Friday 5-11pm, Saturday 7:15am-11pm
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The Nanticoke Riverfest is a community festival that celebrates the Nanticoke River and the revitalized Downtown district. It features live entertainment, craft and food vendors, a pageant, children's activities, art showcase, classic car,and motorcycle shows. River-orientated activities include an hour long inner tube "Float In", canoe and kayak races, a duck calling competition, a "Duck Dash" rubber-duck race in the river, a Mayor's Challenge competition and cultural… More

Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

July 12 – 19, 2014
  • Location: Wilmington and Western Railroad
  • Address: Greenbank Station 2201 Newport Gap Pk, Wilmington, DE 19808
  • Venue: Wilmington and Western Railroad
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: 12:30 P.M. and 2:30 P.M.
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Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip train ride up the Red Clay Valley to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to have a picnic or simply admire the natural surroundings. More

"Hamlet" at Rockwood Park

July 12 – 27, 2014
  • Location: Rockwood Park
  • Address: 4651 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, DE 19803
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 6:00 P.M. (Sunday), 7:30 P.M. (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday)
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A prince returns home. His father, murdered. His mother, wed to his uncle. The ghosts of his past, restless. What follows: Love. Confusion. Betrayal. Self-doubt. Violence. Revenge. During the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth, DSF celebrates by presenting the Bard's most famous play. Bring your own blankets or chairs, pack a picnic, come for the pre-show entertainment, and enjoy Shakespeare outdoors at what Delaware Today calls "summer's must-do event." More

An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware

July 12 – 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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