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Delaware Festivals

Join the fun at Delaware's exciting statewide festivals throughout the year. From high flying action at the World Championship Punkin' Chunkin' or jamming out at the Firefly Music Festival, Delaware festivals are a great way to discover Delaware. Delaware festivals embrace the state's history and heritage, highlight the local flavor and showcase the beauty of Delaware's coastal landscapes.

Scroll through the top statewide Delaware festivals below and use the Delaware online Trip Builder to customize your visit and add events to your travel plan! For travelers interested in planning group tours for Delaware festivals, contact the Delaware Tourism Office at 866-284-7483.

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Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

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"Barenaked Ladies" at The Freeman Stage

July 23, 2014
Among the truths we hold to be self-evident are these: Canadian bands can play their butts off, and they can also bring the funny. No outfit hailing from north of the border embodies these paired virtues more engagingly than the Barenaked Ladies, whose fusion of hooks and yuks has resulted in more than 14 million albums sold, as well as putting myriad fannies in the seats of concert halls and amphitheaters around the world. More

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"Hamlet" at Rockwood Park

July 23 – 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)
  • Visit Website
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

Wednesdays Farm Fun Days with Story Time

July 23 – September 24, 2014
  • Location: Coverdale Farm
  • Address: 543 Way Rd, Greenville, DE 19807
  • Venue: Coverdale Farm
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: 12:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.
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Join us every Wednesday for an informal day on the farm. Take a self-guided visit to see Coverdale's animals, dig in the vegetable garden, and test your skills at a farm scavenger hunt. Bring a lunch to enjoy under the oak trees. Listen to a favorite farm story read by fun farm staff. More

Downtown Wilmington Farmers Market

July 23 – October 15, 2014
  • Location: Rodney Square
  • Address: Between 10th & 11th Streets and Market & King Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
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he Square comes to life each Wednesday beneath the statue of Caesar Rodney, for whom the park is named. The Farmers Market offers an array of the freshest local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers. The 2014 season of the Downtown Wilmington Farmers Market at Rodney Square will begin May 7th and operate every Wednesday, rain or shine, through October 15th from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M., except for June 20th for the Jazz Fest. More

Thursday Jul 24, 2014

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"Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line" at The Freeman Stage

July 24, 2014
Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line are a traveling carnival of acoustic Americana. The high energy, Nashville-based quintet perform Struthers' original story-songs with tight, three part harmonies, fiddle, claw-hammer banjo, acoustic guitar, bass and drums. Struthers was catapulted into the spotlight when she led her band to a blue ribbon at the prestigious 2010 Telluride Bluegrass Festival. The band is touring in support of their latest album, Carnival. More

"Saving Mr. Banks" at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

July 24, 2014
When Walt Disney's daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, P.L. Travers' Mary Poppins (1964), he made them a promise - one that he didn't realize would take 20 years to keep. In his quest to obtain the rights, Walt comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely no intention of letting her beloved magical nanny get mauled by the Hollywood machine. But, as the books stop selling and money grows short, Travers reluctantly agrees to go to Los… More

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"Hamlet" at Rockwood Park

July 24 – 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)
  • Visit Website
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

Friday Jul 25, 2014

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"78th Army Band" at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

July 25, 2014
Enjoy the 78th Army Band at Rehoboth Beach Band Stand on July 25th, 2014 from 8:00 P.M. to 9:15 P.M.! More

"Dave Mason's Traffic Jam" at The Freeman Stage

July 25, 2014
Dave Mason is a living rock legend. He struck international gold with his debut album "Alone Together", which is considered a seminal rock classic. In 2004, Mason was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work with the groundbreaking group Traffic. More

Presbyterian Cemetery Lantern Tour

July 25, 2014
Both children and adults enjoy the First State Heritage Park's candlelit walking tours – there’s history, humor, and sorrow in the stories of real people from Delaware’s past centuries. On this tour you will visit by lantern light the Presbyterian Church of Dover’s historic cemetery, where many prominent Delawareans and their families are buried. Among them is Delaware’s great statesman John M. Clayton and Revolutionary War hero Colonel John Haslet, who died at… More

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Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

July 25, 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 Friday
  • 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 25 – 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)
  • Visit Website
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

Saturday Jul 26, 2014

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"Kinderman" at The Freeman Stage

July 26, 2014
The Kinderman Show is a highly interactive program of original call and response songs, chants, rhythms, movement games and storytelling that engages and enchants audiences from age two to age 100. Audience members who come as strangers will leave as friends once they experience Kinderman's contagious energy! More

"North of Mason Dixon (NOMaD)" at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

July 26, 2014
North Of Mason Dixon, aka NOMaD, made a tremendous splash on the regional country scene in late 2004 after placing third in a highly publicized, country showdown competition; Since then, this steadily climbing, beyond high energy act has garnered a great deal of success and shows no signs of slowing down. More

"The White Party" at the Indian River Life-Saving Station

July 26, 2014
The most exclusive party at the beach! Come show your support for the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation and the Arts by attending our annual White Party fundraiser. Enjoy lush, white cocktails, fabulous food, live auction, and dancing under the stars. Casual white beach attire requested. Get your tickets early, as this event always sells out! Join us for THE party of the year! More

On-Going Events

Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings

Starting July 26, 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.
  • Visit Website
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 26, 2014
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 26 – 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)
  • Visit Website
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

Guild Fine Craft Fair

July 26 – 27, 2014
  • Location: Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Address: 815 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Venue: Chase Center on the Riverfront
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. (Saturday), 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Sunday)
  • Visit Website
The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen celebrates its 8th anniversary as the Brandywine Valley’s largest premier fine craft fair featuring more than 190 independent local and regional craft artists! Loyal art patrons and craft collectors from around the region descend on Wilmington in search of invigorating contemporary and heritage fine crafts. The 2014 fair features thousands of designs from independent American artists including furniture, clothing, jewelry, sculpture and fine art. This… More

Sunday Jul 27, 2014

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"Nothin’ But Trouble Band" at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

July 27, 2014
This four piece regional touring band plays a blend of original and classic Americana music with two of the hottest guitar players this side of the Mississippi River. Four singers and songwriters you will never get board listening to this group perform. The energy they put out is contagious the songwriting funny and very catchy. With four part harmonies this group will leave you wanting more trouble. More

"The Beach Boys" at The Freeman Stage

July 27, 2014
You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they've had and how many millions of albums they've sold. But these conventional measurements fall short when you're assessing the impact of The Beach Boys. Happily for us all, The Beach Boys continue to create and perform with the same bold imagination and style that marked their explosive debut over 50 years ago. More

Wild West Robbery on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

July 27, 2014
Guard your valuables, wives and children! Black Bart and his gang seize the train, but can they outsmart the sheriff and steal the railroad's payroll? It may come down to an old-fashioned shoot-out to decide who keeps it. This is a 2-hour round-trip to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove. Reservations recommended. More

Co-op Farmers' Market

July 27 – November 16, 2014
Meet local farmers and choose from just-picked produce, try delicious artisan foods, listen to live music, buy locally hand-crafted goods and get to know folks in your community better. Every Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the parking lot of Newark Natural Foods Co-op. Rain or Shine! More

On-Going Events

Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings

Starting July 27, 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.
  • Visit Website
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

"Hamlet" at Rockwood Park

July 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)
  • Visit Website
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
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