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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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Friday Aug 01, 2014

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"Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience" at The Freeman Stage

August 1, 2014
Shaun Johnson's Big Band Experience blends the musical stylings of Tony Bennett and Michael Buble to create a contemporary big band sound with a pop flair. This show's up-tempo set will include well known songs from a multitude of eras, originals from some of Shaun's favorite Nashville writers and requested selections from fans. This concert will include plenty of audience interaction, and a cadre of fantastic players! More

Art on the Town

August 1, 2014
Sponsored by the City of Wilmington, Art on the Town is a great way to view the exhibitions in our galleries and visit the artist studios during our extended gallery hours. Held on the first Friday of the month, Art on the Town is free and open to the public. More

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Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

August 01 – 29, 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

Saturday Aug 02, 2014

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"Alice in Wonderland by Hampstead Stage Company" at The Freeman Stage

August 2, 2014
Lewis Carroll's immortal classic, "Alice in Wonderland", is a wonderful tale about a young girl, whose boredom takes her on a journey of the imagination, creating a wonderland of characters. Through Alice's imagination, ordinary everyday things become extraordinary. Through this story, the Hampstead Stage Company hopes to encourage children to enjoy using their imagination and triumph over their fears. More

"Oliver by Clear Space Theatre Company" at The Freeman Stage

August 2, 2014
Based on Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, this timeless family musical follows young Oliver on his journey from orphanage to the seedy underground of London to finding his family. Consider yourself part of the family! Performed by local's favorite Clear Space Theatre Company. More

Peach Ice Cream Day at Fifer Orchards

August 2, 2014
Fifer Orchards is proud to continue the legacy of harvesting fresh Delaware peaches. The Country Store will be stocked with all your favorites including Fifer peaches, sweet corn, cantaloupes, tomatoes, summer veggies, jams and jellies, bakery items and more. Enjoy free live music, hayrides, barrel train rides, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, rock climbing wall and bunjee jump, catterpillar obstacle course/slide and various other activities with your family. Make sure to try the… More

Rehoboth Beach Sandcastle Contest

August 2, 2014
  • Location: Fisherman's Beach - North end of the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
  • Times: Begins at 8:30 a.m. Judging begins at 3:00 p.m.
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CATEGORIES: Adult, Children & Smiley's Choice (ages 6 & under) divisions; prizes will be awarded. There will also be a People's Choice Award. Sponsored by the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce More

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First Saturdays at "Johnson Victrola Museum"

Starting August 2, 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 August 2, 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

August 2, 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

Sunday Aug 03, 2014

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Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings

Starting August 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

Children's Day on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

August 3, 2014
Enjoy the special discount days for children and have a great time with family and friends at Western and Wilmington Railroad. More

Steamin' Days at Auburn Heights

August 03 – November 2, 2014
  • Location: Auburn Heights Preserve
  • Address: 3000 Creek Rd., Yorklyn, DE 19736
  • Venue: Auburn Heights Preserve
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Sunday
  • Times: 12:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
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Don't miss these exciting days filled with old-fashioned fun for the whole family. Ride in the 1/8-size steam trains and antique autos, see the world's largest operating collection of Stanley Steamers, sample free popcorn from a steam-powered popper, and enjoy family fun for all ages. The ticket prices vary depending upon the type of package, for more information call 302-239-2385. More

Monday Aug 04, 2014

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"Salisbury University Kids Camp: Color Explosion" at The Freeman Stage

August 4, 2014
One-day interactive arts camp include healthy snack and drink. Campers must bring lunch. Enrollment is limited to 25 campers, the cost is $30.00 per day. More

Tuesday Aug 05, 2014

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By Kids, For Kids- Nation of Innovation

August 05 – 09, 2014
Discover the Industrial Revolution at Hagley! Investigate the changes in power, technology, and industry from the nineteenth century to today's world. Visitors will explore and interact with innovations of the past, present, and even explore what the future has to hold! This program is developed by Hagley's Youth Leadership Program. Activities are included in regular admission and free for members. More

Thursday Aug 07, 2014

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"The Tempest by Olney Theatre" at The Freeman Stage

August 7, 2014
Shakespeare's glorious tale of magical creatures, love and forgiveness on a faraway island is sure to captivate audiences. This is the story of Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, as he plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place using illusion and skillful manipulation. He conjures up a storm to lure his brother Antonio and the King Alonso of Naples to the island. There, his scheming brings about the revelation of Antonio's lowly nature, the redemption of the King, and the… More

Friday Aug 08, 2014

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"Firefall" at The Freeman Stage

August 8, 2014
The genealogy and musical roots of Firefall run deep in the fertile soil of American folk/rock music. In the current live shows, the band continues to expand on their distinctive and melodic sound. Their much loved hits are faithfully recreated with a freshness rare in live performance of such classics. In keeping with the times, the shows often include acoustic "mini sets" and extended jams, which speak directly to the ever growing new generation of fans. More

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

August 08 – 09, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal-Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 5:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
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The Kalmar Nyckel offers a wide array of sailing opportunities - from April through October. 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

On-Going Events

Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

August 08 – 29, 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

Saturday Aug 09, 2014

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"Creating Whimsical Masterpieces with John Donato" at The Freeman Stage

August 9, 2014
Renowned local artist John Donato will delight children during his energetic and educational painting class. John's art is like walking into a smile factory. Your child will enjoy "hands-on" learning from John to create a masterpiece using one of John's high-spirited characters and the blasts of color his art is known for. More

"Jennifer Nettles - That Girl Tour 2014" at The Freeman Stage

August 9, 2014
Jennifer Nettles, lead vocalist for international super duo Sugarland, has become one of the most popular singer-songwriters in music today. Nettles has won five ASCAP awards for her songwriting abilities, and in 2008 individually received a Grammy Award, ACM Award and CMA Award for penning the emotionally charged, platinum-selling No. 1 hit "Stay." More

By Kids, For Kids- Nation of Innovation

August 9, 2014
Discover the Industrial Revolution at Hagley! Investigate the changes in power, technology, and industry from the nineteenth century to today's world. Visitors will explore and interact with innovations of the past, present, and even explore what the future has to hold! This program is developed by Hagley's Youth Leadership Program. Activities are included in regular admission and free for members. More

Deck Tour on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

August 9, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
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Join the crew for a memorable deck tour of Kalmar Nyckel. Our crew will talk with guests about the ship, its special place in history and what made it unique in 1638 and today. Kids can ring our ship's bell, march around the capstan, and steer the ship using the whipstaff (1630's helm technology predating the wheel). Check out her carvings from the dock before you step aboard. The stern carvings are all newly-painted with period-correct hues, and our gilded figurehead, "Leo the… More

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

August 9, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal-Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 5:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
  • Visit Website
The Kalmar Nyckel offers a wide array of sailing opportunities - from April through October. 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

SummerFest 2014 on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

August 9, 2014
Come and enjoy one of the last Saturdays of Summer at the Wilmington & Western! Our steam locomotive will be pulling trains to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove on a 1½-hour round-trip. While at the grove, you'll enjoy a half-hour layover along the banks of the Red Clay Creek. Plus, there will be summertime food and activities throughout the day in the Greenbank Station parking lot. More
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