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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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Saturday Sep 13, 2014

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"Cynthia Holiday" at The Freeman Stage

September 13, 2014
Cynthia Holiday is a real crowd pleaser and her renditions of straight-ahead jazz, blues and pop standards are full of swing, improvisation and soul. Early on Cynthia was a dancer, studying for years with the Garden State Ballet Company and teaching dance during college years. But singing was her true love and she began studying classical voice and then switched to the jazz vocal program. More

"Joe Baione Sextet" at The Freeman Stage

September 13, 2014
Joe Baione has a passion for all things jazz. While he is making his mark on the jazz scene with his powerful performances on the vibes, he is also ensuring the future of jazz through his teaching and producing projects that make jazz more accessible in his community. Baione has won several awards including "Emerging Jazz Artist" in 2005 by Philadelphia Weekly and "Rising Star of Tomorrow" by Jazz at Lincoln Center. More

"KJ Denhert" at The Freeman Stage

September 13, 2014
KJ's performances will move you to laugh, to dance and even to cry. Her special blend of urban folk & jazz has earned her four Independent Music Award nominations and in '09, she was named as one of Jazz.com's top female vocalists. She's appeared at scores of festivals and has residencies at the '55 Bar', Smoke in NYC, at the Baz Bar in St. Barth's, and the prestigious Umbria Jazz Festival in Italy. More

Delaware Park - Owner's Day

September 13, 2014
  • Location: Delaware Park
  • Address: 777 Delaware Park Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • Times: First race post time is 1:15 P.M.
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Everything unique and special with the tradition of horse racing at Delaware Park will be on full display. More

Civil War Skirmish Weekend on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

September 13 – 14, 2014
Travel with troops for a 2¼-hour round-trip train ride to the site of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces. You'll see men and women dressed in authentic period costumes using weapons of that time. More

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Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings

Starting September 13, 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

Sunday Sep 14, 2014

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Civil War Skirmish Weekend on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

September 14, 2014
Travel with troops for a 2¼-hour round-trip train ride to the site of a skirmish between Union and Confederate forces. You'll see men and women dressed in authentic period costumes using weapons of that time. More

Co-op Farmers' Market

September 14 – 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

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Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings

Starting September 14, 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

Tuesday Sep 16, 2014

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16 Mile Taphouse Monthly Beer Event

Starting September 16, 2014
Let's Ring in the New Year with Beer!!! 16 Mile Taphouse is hosting their Monthly Beer Event. The 16 of every month they'll be creating a new tradition. Every month they'll pick one of the 16 Mile Brews and it will be infused 4 or 5 different ways. Meet Brewery VIP's and be the first to try the latest brews. They're changing the beer dinner game, and making a night filled with excitement and fun. More

Fifer Fall Fest

September 16 – November 1, 2014
  • Address: 1919 Allabands Mill Rd., Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934
  • Venue: Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Monday- Friday), 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Saturday)
  • Visit Website
Enjoy the Corn Maze Fun Park- 6 acre corn maze with trivia stations, observation deck, and new Farm Scene Investigation (F.S.I.) game, mini corn maze (great for ages 5 and under), pumpkin painting supplies, super straw slides, spider straw castle with farm volleyball, 2- zip swings, pony hop races, mini straw maze, tractor tricycles and pedal carts, corn crib, scarecrow corn tunnel, rubber ducky races, pumpkin checkers, pumpkin bowling and pumpkin tic-tac-toe games, tetherball and… More

Wednesday Sep 17, 2014

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Wednesdays Farm Fun Days with Story Time

September 17 – 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

September 17 – 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

Fifer Fall Fest

September 17 – November 1, 2014
  • Address: 1919 Allabands Mill Rd., Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934
  • Venue: Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Monday- Friday), 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Saturday)
  • Visit Website
Enjoy the Corn Maze Fun Park- 6 acre corn maze with trivia stations, observation deck, and new Farm Scene Investigation (F.S.I.) game, mini corn maze (great for ages 5 and under), pumpkin painting supplies, super straw slides, spider straw castle with farm volleyball, 2- zip swings, pony hop races, mini straw maze, tractor tricycles and pedal carts, corn crib, scarecrow corn tunnel, rubber ducky races, pumpkin checkers, pumpkin bowling and pumpkin tic-tac-toe games, tetherball and… More

Thursday Sep 18, 2014

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Fifer Fall Fest

September 18 – November 1, 2014
  • Address: 1919 Allabands Mill Rd., Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934
  • Venue: Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Monday- Friday), 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Saturday)
  • Visit Website
Enjoy the Corn Maze Fun Park- 6 acre corn maze with trivia stations, observation deck, and new Farm Scene Investigation (F.S.I.) game, mini corn maze (great for ages 5 and under), pumpkin painting supplies, super straw slides, spider straw castle with farm volleyball, 2- zip swings, pony hop races, mini straw maze, tractor tricycles and pedal carts, corn crib, scarecrow corn tunnel, rubber ducky races, pumpkin checkers, pumpkin bowling and pumpkin tic-tac-toe games, tetherball and… More

Friday Sep 19, 2014

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Royal Blue Buffet Dinner Train at Wilmington and Western Railroad

September 19, 2014
Enjoy railroad dining as it should be: aboard a moving train in our vintage 1920s-era railroad cars. You'll enjoy a buffet-style dinner on a 2-hour evening excursion through the Red Clay Valley to the town of Ashland. Ticket price includes train fare, appetizers, salad, entree, assorted desserts and non-alcoholic beverages (soda/coffee/tea). This event is powered by one of our historic diesel locomotives. More

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Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest

September 19 – 21, 2014
  • Location: Delaware Saengerbund and Library Association
  • Address: 49 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 12:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. (Sunday), 5:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. (Friday), 12:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. (Saturday)
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A three-day annual festival, where visitors will experience authentic German specialities including Bratwurst, Weisswuurst, potato salad and traditional plum cake, Bavarian bands, folk dancing, amusement rides, games and more. The opening parade will be held on Friday at 7:00 P.M. The parade features the Muenchner Kindl, Munich Child, symbol of the city of Munich which leads the opening parade of the Munich Oktoberfest.  More

Fifer Fall Fest

September 19 – November 1, 2014
  • Address: 1919 Allabands Mill Rd., Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934
  • Venue: Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Monday- Friday), 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Saturday)
  • Visit Website
Enjoy the Corn Maze Fun Park- 6 acre corn maze with trivia stations, observation deck, and new Farm Scene Investigation (F.S.I.) game, mini corn maze (great for ages 5 and under), pumpkin painting supplies, super straw slides, spider straw castle with farm volleyball, 2- zip swings, pony hop races, mini straw maze, tractor tricycles and pedal carts, corn crib, scarecrow corn tunnel, rubber ducky races, pumpkin checkers, pumpkin bowling and pumpkin tic-tac-toe games, tetherball and… More

Saturday Sep 20, 2014

On-Going Events

Harvest Ridge Winery Guided Tours & Tastings

Starting September 20, 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

Christina River Cruise on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

September 20 – 21, 2014
  • Location: Kalmar Nyckel
  • Address: 1124 E. 7th St., Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Venue: Kalmar Nyckel
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 2:00 P.M. - 3:30 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

Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest

September 20 – 21, 2014
  • Location: Delaware Saengerbund and Library Association
  • Address: 49 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 12:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. (Sunday), 5:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. (Friday), 12:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. (Saturday)
  • Visit Website
A three-day annual festival, where visitors will experience authentic German specialities including Bratwurst, Weisswuurst, potato salad and traditional plum cake, Bavarian bands, folk dancing, amusement rides, games and more. The opening parade will be held on Friday at 7:00 P.M. The parade features the Muenchner Kindl, Munich Child, symbol of the city of Munich which leads the opening parade of the Munich Oktoberfest.  More

Pirate Sail on the Kalmar Nyckel – Tall Ship of Delaware

September 20 – 21, 2014
  • Location: Kalmar Nyckel
  • Address: 1124 E. 7th St., Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Venue: Kalmar Nyckel
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: 11:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
  • 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

Saturday Farm Fun Days with Special Guests

September 20 – 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

Fifer Fall Fest

September 20 – November 1, 2014
  • Address: 1919 Allabands Mill Rd., Camden-Wyoming, DE 19934
  • Venue: Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Times: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Monday- Friday), 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Saturday)
  • Visit Website
Enjoy the Corn Maze Fun Park- 6 acre corn maze with trivia stations, observation deck, and new Farm Scene Investigation (F.S.I.) game, mini corn maze (great for ages 5 and under), pumpkin painting supplies, super straw slides, spider straw castle with farm volleyball, 2- zip swings, pony hop races, mini straw maze, tractor tricycles and pedal carts, corn crib, scarecrow corn tunnel, rubber ducky races, pumpkin checkers, pumpkin bowling and pumpkin tic-tac-toe games, tetherball and… More

Sunday Sep 21, 2014

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Piedmont Prospector on the Wilmington and Western Railroad

September 21, 2014
Explore the geologic history of the Delaware Appalachian Piedmont, which contains rock dating from 440 million back to 1.2 billion years ago. Delaware Geologic Survey scientist William "Sandy" Schenck, P.G., will lead you on a 4-hour round-trip tour up the line and will discuss how these rocks came to be. Several stops will be made along the trip to get up close with geology. You'll even have an opportunity to pan for garnets in the Red Clay Creek! More
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