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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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Sunday May 04, 2014

On-Going Events

Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

May 04 – 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 Sunday
  • 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

Wednesday May 07, 2014

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"Are You My Mother?" at DuPont Environmental Education Center

May 7, 2014
Spring has sprung and babies have the run of the marsh. Look at tadpoles, hunt for nests and maybe even find goslings. Match the marsh babies to the marsh mommies. Enjoy a short walk and snack. More

Burt and Me

May 7, 2014
Burt & Me is a musical comedy featuring the incredible music of the legendary duo of Burt Bacharach & Hal David with book by Larry McKenna. In a special arrangement with Burt Bacharach and the estate of Hal David for the use of 20 of the most popular Bacharach/David songs, this show tells the story of Joe & Lacey, two high school sweethearts who share a love of basketball and the music of Burt Bacharach. When their paths cross several years later, Joe tries to rekindle their romance… More

Thursday May 08, 2014

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Back Burner Ride to Dine Train on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

May 8, 2014
Break-up the workweek by riding our vintage 1929 railcar to the Back Burner Restaurant in Hockessin for delicious entrees and delectable desserts. The restaurant is located adjacent to our tracks so we'll take you from station to restaurant in comfort. Hors d'oeuvres are served on board, while dinner and dessert are served at the restaurant. Reservation is required for this event. More

Blue Rocks vs. Lynchburg Hillcats

May 8, 2014
Every Thursday night home game, get four field box seats, four hot dogs and four sodas for just $44. Come help the Blue Rocks defend Frawley Stadium from a zombie hoard on Night of the Rocking Dead Night. Come out to Frawley to show your support for all of the State of Delaware's employees on State of Delaware Employees Night. More

Burt and Me

May 8, 2014
Burt & Me is a musical comedy featuring the incredible music of the legendary duo of Burt Bacharach & Hal David with book by Larry McKenna. In a special arrangement with Burt Bacharach and the estate of Hal David for the use of 20 of the most popular Bacharach/David songs, this show tells the story of Joe & Lacey, two high school sweethearts who share a love of basketball and the music of Burt Bacharach. When their paths cross several years later, Joe tries to rekindle their romance… More

Kalmar Nyckel Lecture Series

May 8, 2014
"50 Years of Underwater Archaeology at the Smithsonian" will be presented by Paul F. Johnston who is the Curator of Maritime History at the Smithsonian Institution. Now in its 6th year, the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation's annual lecture series brings world class scholars and speakers to the greater Delaware community as part of their mission "to preserve and promote Delaware's cultural and maritime heritage for the education and enrichment of all." This year they highlight the… More

On-Going Events

Wilmington Flower Market

May 08 – 10, 2014
  • Location: Wilmington Flower Market
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
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Benefiting children's organizations throughout Delaware since 1921, this fun annual outdoor festival features rides, games, crafts, live music, delicious foods, a wide variety of vendors and lots of vegetables, plants and flowers in Wilmington's beautiful Rockford Park. Visit our website for more information. More

Friday May 09, 2014

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Blue Rocks vs. Lynchburg Hillcats

May 9, 2014
Every Friday Blue Rocks home game in 2014 will feature a post-game fireworks show. This week's fireworks are presented by M&T Bank. Come to Frawley Stadium on Friday, May 9th and celebrate the halfway point to Halloween! More

Burt and Me

May 9, 2014
Burt & Me is a musical comedy featuring the incredible music of the legendary duo of Burt Bacharach & Hal David with book by Larry McKenna. In a special arrangement with Burt Bacharach and the estate of Hal David for the use of 20 of the most popular Bacharach/David songs, this show tells the story of Joe & Lacey, two high school sweethearts who share a love of basketball and the music of Burt Bacharach. When their paths cross several years later, Joe tries to rekindle their romance… More

Christina Pato

May 9, 2014
An active recording artist and performer since she was just 12 years old, Ms. Pato has released four solo Gaita recordings as well as two piano recordings. Ms. Pato has given more than 500 concerts with her own band many of which have been recorded and broadcasted on the BBC, TVG, CNN and RTVE. More

National Public Gardens Day 2014 at Mt. Cuba Center

May 9, 2014
Celebrate America's public garden heritage with Mt. Cuba Center! On National Public Gardens Day enjoy a complimentary visit to Mt. Cuba Center. Relax in our garden, eat a picnic lunch, or take a leisurely stroll observing nature. Participate in staff-led excursions and take home a free native plant. No reservations required. More

On-Going Events

"Anything Goes" at New Candlelight Theatre

May 09 – 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.
  • Visit Website
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

Wilmington Flower Market

May 09 – 10, 2014
  • Location: Wilmington Flower Market
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Visit Website
Benefiting children's organizations throughout Delaware since 1921, this fun annual outdoor festival features rides, games, crafts, live music, delicious foods, a wide variety of vendors and lots of vegetables, plants and flowers in Wilmington's beautiful Rockford Park. Visit our website for more information. More

Saturday May 10, 2014

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3rd Annual Dewey Beach Arts Festival

May 10, 2014
  • Location: Dewey Beach
  • Address: 509 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
  • Venue: Dewey Beach
  • Times: 9:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
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The Third Annual Dewey Beach Art Fest will take place outdoors on the bayside of Dagsworthy Avenue which is in the center of town and intersects with four lane Coastal Highway, Route One. This is a free day of family fun and activities such as Live Music throughout the day of the festival, food vendors from the Dewey Business Partnership, face painting/balloon art creations, magic shows, student art gallery, free gift wrapping for Mother's Day, children's activities in partnership with the… More

Blue Rocks vs. Lynchburg Hillcats

May 10, 2014
Buy your tickets online for a Saturday home game and you can be chosen as our #GoMo Fan of the Game. Prizes include game recognition and a prize pack. Every Saturday home game will feature fan interaction through social media all game long. The first 1,000 fans through the gates on May 10th will receive a 2013 Kayla Miller Bobblehead courtesy of Dynamic Physical Therapy. Come to Frawley Stadium on Saturday, May 10th to watch Breakin' BBoy McCoy bust a move all over the field. Come out to Frawley… More

Burt and Me

May 10, 2014
Burt & Me is a musical comedy featuring the incredible music of the legendary duo of Burt Bacharach & Hal David with book by Larry McKenna. In a special arrangement with Burt Bacharach and the estate of Hal David for the use of 20 of the most popular Bacharach/David songs, this show tells the story of Joe & Lacey, two high school sweethearts who share a love of basketball and the music of Burt Bacharach. When their paths cross several years later, Joe tries to rekindle their romance… More

Lewes Artists' Studio Tour

May 10, 2014
Lewes Artists and Artisans open their private studios to the public! Maps will be available at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center (120 Kings Highway). More

National Train Day at Auburn Heights

May 10, 2014
Visit Auburn Heights Preserve for a lovely spring day in celebration of National Train Day. Enjoy train-related crafts, activities, and story time in the Marshall Steam Museum and take a ride on our diesel-style train. More

On-Going Events

Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings

Starting May 10, 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

"Anything Goes" at New Candlelight Theatre

May 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.
  • Visit Website
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

Wilmington Flower Market

May 10, 2014
  • Location: Wilmington Flower Market
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Visit Website
Benefiting children's organizations throughout Delaware since 1921, this fun annual outdoor festival features rides, games, crafts, live music, delicious foods, a wide variety of vendors and lots of vegetables, plants and flowers in Wilmington's beautiful Rockford Park. Visit our website for more information. More

Pinocchio presented by The Children's Theatre, Inc.

May 10 – 11, 2014
  • Location: Schwartz Center for the Arts
  • Address: 226 S. State St., Dover, DE 19901
  • Venue: Schwartz Center for the Arts
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 2:00 P.M. (Sunday), 7:00 P.M. (Saturday)
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Set in Italy, this version tells the beloved tale of Pinocchio, a boy-sized puppet built by the caring puppet maker, Geppetto. Knowing of his longing for a son, the Blue Fairy brings Pinocchio to life as a reward for Geppetto's remarkably generous spirit. From the Land Of The Toys to the belly of a whale, Pinocchio learns that no love is greater than that of a parent for a child. More

Sunday May 11, 2014

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Blue Rocks vs. Lynchburg Hillcats

May 11, 2014
Come out to Frawley Stadium for any Sunday Home Game and celebrate Sunday Family Funday with the Blue Rocks. More

Burt and Me

May 11, 2014
Burt & Me is a musical comedy featuring the incredible music of the legendary duo of Burt Bacharach & Hal David with book by Larry McKenna. In a special arrangement with Burt Bacharach and the estate of Hal David for the use of 20 of the most popular Bacharach/David songs, this show tells the story of Joe & Lacey, two high school sweethearts who share a love of basketball and the music of Burt Bacharach. When their paths cross several years later, Joe tries to rekindle their romance… More
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