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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 08, 2014

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"US Army Jazz Ambassadors" at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

August 8, 2014
The Jazz Ambassadors-America's Big Band is the official touring big band of the United States Army. This 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969, has received great acclaim both at home and abroad performing America's original art form, jazz. More

Old Methodist Cemetery Lantern Tour

August 8, 2014
The stories of those buried in this historic cemetery help reveal the meanings behind the elaborate rituals associated with death and mourning in the 19th-century as you are guided among the ornately decorated tombstones of the Wesley United Methodist Church’s old historic cemetery. Uncover the meanings of the carefully chosen and crafted funeral art that decorates the tombs of the high and low alike and what those symbols might reveal about the people buried beneath them. Varied and often… 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.
  • 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

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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

"New Inca Son" at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

August 9, 2014
The richness of Andean folklore comes alive with New Inca Son, "proud bearer of an indispensable cultural legacy." New Inca Son has won the Boston Music Award; Los Angeles Music Award for "Best World Traditional Group;" and the "Independent Music Award," for "Best Original World Music Song." More

BocceFest 2014

August 9, 2014
Join Major League Bocce and Dogfish Head for the second annual BocceFest at the Cape-May-Lewes Ferry in Lewes, DE on Saturday, August 9th! Games will start at 11:00 am. In addition to the bocce tournament, there will be live music throughout the day. All participants will receive a team t-shirt, discounted drafts of Dogfish Head, food specials, and more! And of course there will be fantastic prizes for the winning bocce teams. Teams need a minimum of four players to complete, but are welcome to… 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.
  • Visit Website
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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Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings

Starting August 9, 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

Saturday Farm Fun Days with Special Guests

August 09 – 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

Sunday Aug 10, 2014

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"Oh BOY!" at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

August 10, 2014
OH BOY! A Tribute to Buddy Holly has been phenomenally successful playing to packed houses and bandstands. Part of the show includes the group performing the music of Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper. OH BOY! expands beyond that list to include artists like Eddie Cochran, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Vincent, Ricky Nelson and Link Wray. More

Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

August 10 – 11, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. and 5:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. (Sunday); 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. (Monday)
  • Visit Website
Come Sail on Kalmar Nyckel, the Tall Ship of Delaware. Landlubbers - come walk the plank of this authentic seagoing re-creation of a 17th-Century Dutch Pinnace. Our crew don pirate and sailor garb, and guests are encouraged to dress up as well.The kids will enjoy a pirate story or help raise the Jolly Roger, and the adults will enjoy a history talk. Both kids and adults can try their hand at a scavenger hunt with a treasure at the end! See the ship's cannons and imagine being at the helm of… More

Co-op Farmers' Market

August 10 – 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 August 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

Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

August 10 – 31, 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

Monday Aug 11, 2014

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"Salisbury University Kids Camp: Recycle, Reduce, Reuse" at The Freeman Stage

August 11, 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

Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

August 11, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. and 5:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. (Sunday); 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. (Monday)
  • Visit Website
Come Sail on Kalmar Nyckel, the Tall Ship of Delaware. Landlubbers - come walk the plank of this authentic seagoing re-creation of a 17th-Century Dutch Pinnace. Our crew don pirate and sailor garb, and guests are encouraged to dress up as well.The kids will enjoy a pirate story or help raise the Jolly Roger, and the adults will enjoy a history talk. Both kids and adults can try their hand at a scavenger hunt with a treasure at the end! See the ship's cannons and imagine being at the helm of… More

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014

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"David Nail" at The Freeman Stage

August 13, 2014
Since his debut in 2009, David Nail has made a career of singing songs that few artists dare touch in contemporary country music: sad songs. Now, David has taken a refreshed mindset and used it to shape his trail-blazing third album.  More

On-Going Events

Wednesdays Farm Fun Days with Story Time

August 13 – 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.
  • Visit Website
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

August 13 – 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.
  • Visit Website
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 Aug 14, 2014

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"Tommy Edward as Sir Rod" at The Freeman Stage

August 14, 2014
Tommy Edward as SIR ROD STEWART is in it's 15th year running. Tommy Edward has captured the wild hair, the sweet soulful raspy voice and the body language of the real Rod Stewart himself. Combining the image of Rod Stewart with contests, sing-alongs, fans on-stage, balloons, freebies, family photos, costume changes, and a great band, Tommy Edward wins over packed houses every night. More
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