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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 19, 2014

Featured Events

Costumes of Downton Abbey®

July 19, 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 19, 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

"Robert Eric – Tribute to Billy Joel" at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

July 19, 2014
Robert Eric began his Piano Man tribute with the group "Big Shot" in 2003 playing in the Long Island Area. Toured with as Billy Joel in "Rocksplosion" 2004-2005 playing throughout the New York/Metropolitan Area. Known as "Philly's Piano Man", he performs regularly at Ceasars, Harrahs, Trump Marina, Hylton, and the entire Jersey Coast. Currently, Frank has the band and Robert keeping a busy schedule of clubs, events, festivals and universities. More

"Wynton Marsalis with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra" at The Freeman Stage

July 19, 2014
Over the last few years, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra has performed collaborations with many of the world's leading symphony orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, the Russian National Orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Boston, Chicago and London Symphony Orchestras, the Orchestra Esperimentale in São Paolo, Brazil and others. Hailed as "an extraordinarily versatile orchestra" by The Los Angeles Times, the JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA is… More

36th Annual Great Wyoming Buffalo Stampede – 5K & 10K

July 19, 2014
  • Location: Wyoming Park
  • Address: 327 Third Street, Wyoming, DE 19934
  • Times: 8:00 A.M.
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The Stampede, which consists of 5 and 10-kilometer races, is the largest event of its kind in Kent County, and attracts runners and walkers from all over the state and surrounding region. Approximately 500 registrants and an equal number of family members and friends are expected to gather at 8:00 A.M. in the Wyoming Park on Saturday, July 19th, for the 36th running of the Stampede. After the event, nearly all will celebrate at the annual post-race party and awards ceremony at the… More

By Kids, For Kids - H2Oh!: The Amazing Power of Water

July 19, 2014
Dive into the amazing world of water- without getting wet! From aquatic life to astounding innovations, water influences both our daily life and the future. Discover how the Brandywine River shaped the world in the nineteenth century, and chill out with some watery treats. This program is developed by Hagley's Youth Leadership Program. Activities are included in regular admission and free for members. More

Shopping the Sears Catalog at the Beach

July 19, 2014
Join us at the Rehoboth Beach History Museum for a special hands-on program! While we have had the same needs over time, we had different means by which to meet those needs in 1900 in comparison to today. Children will have the opportunity to handle artifacts from the 1900s that can be seen and shopped for in the Sears Roebuck Catalog from 1908. Children ages 5 and up & their families may attend for FREE! Pizza and soda will be provided by the Rehoboth Beach Historical Society. Reservations… More

Amtrak Exhibit Train at the Delaware State Fair

July 19 – 20, 2014
  • Address: 18500 S. Dupont Hwy, Harrington, DE 19952
  • Venue: Delaware State Fair
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Sat. 11:00am-7:00pm, Sun. 11:00am-6:00pm
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Can you hear the sound of a whistle? That’s the Amtrak Exhibit Train coming to the Delaware State Fair on Saturday, July 19 from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm and Sunday, July 20 from 11:00am – 6:00pm. Climb aboard and tour a free exhibit to learn about Amtrak’s history and catch a glimpse into the company’s future. Displays include vintage advertising, past menus and dinnerware, period uniforms, photographs, and other items of memorabilia from Amtrak’s creation in 1971… More

Delaware State Fair

July 19 – 26, 2014
Experience dynamic entertainers, thrilling carnival rides, and great exhibits on agriculture in Delaware. Every year, the fair continues its tradition of being "Bigger and Better Than Ever." More

Kayaking "Station Cove"

July 19 – 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 19, 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

Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

July 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 19 – 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 19 – 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

Saturday Farm Fun Days with Special Guests

July 19 – September 27, 2014
  • Location: Coverdale Farm
  • Address: 543 Way Rd, Greenville, DE 19807
  • Venue: Coverdale Farm
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 3 weeks on Saturday
  • Times: 8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
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Join us the 3rd Saturday of each month this summer to help take care of our animals. Milk the cow, feed animmals, and more. Stay after chores for a quiet stroll around the farm and pack a snack to enjoy at the picnic tables. More

 

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