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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 29, 2014

Calendar of Events

"Invincible: A Glorious Tribute to Michael Jackson" at The Freeman Stage

August 29, 2014
Join us as we celebrate the King of Pop's birthday and present a thrilling theatrical experience with an emotional connection to Michael Jackson's essence! Featuring the early moments with his brothers to his stratospheric rise to become one of the greatest entertainers of all time! This multi-media spectacular includes Michael Jackson's greatest hits: "Billie Jean," "Beat It,","Thriller," "Smooth Criminal," and more! This exhilarating performance includes… More

"The Crawdaddies" at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

August 29, 2014
A band founded in 1995 on the premise of "why not, it might just work," The Crawdaddies infuse Cajun, Zydeco, Blues, Ska, Roots, Rock and Reggae into an incomparable, groove-laden sound that is unquestionably its own.  More

Lantern Tour of the Dover Green

August 29, 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. Join historical interpreters from the First State Heritage Park dressed in colonial attire as they relate the stories of historic Dover. The Dover’s public square was the site of markets and fairs, suffragists and abolitionists, soldiers and slaves, lawmakers and law breakers. Hear tales… More

On-Going Events

Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

August 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

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

August 29 – 31, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 12:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. (Friday), 1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. (Saturday), 1:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Sunday)
  • 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

Saturday Aug 30, 2014

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"Mike Hines & the Look" at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

August 30, 2014
Mike Hines, also known as Mike Hines and The Look, is a high energy dance band that plays r&b, hip hop, pop, old school funk; along with a small taste of motown and disco. They're a 6 piece band that always gets the crowd involved and performs like there's no tomorrow. They're the ultimate party band and when they play, nobody sits down. More

"Sciencetellers" at The Freeman Stage

August 30, 2014
Sciencetellers combines storytelling, comedy, and exciting science experiments into a dynamic and highly interactive learning experience. For ten years we've been delighting children and their families with our energetic and unique style of immersion storytelling."If you're in the room, you're part of the story!" More

"Season Finale Fireworks Celebration: Opera on a Summer Night" at The Freeman Stage

August 30, 2014
Join us for an exciting evening of music as we present The Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra with guest soloists from OperaDelaware. Audiences will delight in this collaborative performance. These talented, local organizations will perform classical pieces to enjoy, to be energized by, and to be inspired by. Be sure to come early to get a great view of the fantastic fireworks finale, another Freeman Stage tradition! More

On-Going Events

Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings

Starting August 30, 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

Hockessin Flyer on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

August 30, 2014
Relax aboard our train as we take you on a 2½-hour round-trip ride along the entire length of our line to the town of Hockessin. You'll enjoy a 20-minute layover in downtown Hockessin to browse the local shops or grab a bite to eat. More

Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

August 30, 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

Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

August 30, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (Sunday), 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. (Wednesday & Thursday), 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. (Saturday)
  • 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

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

August 30 – 31, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 12:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. (Friday), 1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. (Saturday), 1:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Sunday)
  • 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

Saturday Farm Fun Days with Special Guests

August 30 – 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.
  • Visit Website
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 31, 2014

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Co-op Farmers' Market

August 31 – 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 31, 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 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

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

August 31, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 12:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. (Friday), 1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. (Saturday), 1:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Sunday)
  • 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

Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

August 31 – September 6, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. (Sunday), 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. (Monday), 12:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. (Wednesday), 1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. (Thursday), 4:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. (Saturday)
  • 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

Monday Sep 01, 2014

On-Going Events

Mt. Cuba Meteor on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

September 1, 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

Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

September 01 – 06, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. (Sunday), 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. (Monday), 12:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. (Wednesday), 1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. (Thursday), 4:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. (Saturday)
  • 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

Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

September 01 – 07, 2014
  • Location: Lewes Ferry Terminal - Public Pier
  • Address: 43 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
  • Times: 2:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Monday), 4:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (Wednesday), 4:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. (Thursday), 4:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. (Sunday)
  • 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
Showing 1-47 of 47 events

 

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