Backyard Vibes with a Cool Beverage!

When summer’s in full swing, there’s nothing better than sipping an ice-cold brew while you’re having fun in the sun. Stop by these craft beverage locations for the best in outdoor activities, from bocce ball to firepits to lawn games. Chill in the lawn chairs while you enjoy your drink, and don’t forget to check in with the Delaware on Tap app!

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Revelation Craft Brewing
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Dogfish Head Brewing
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Harvest Ridge Winery outdoor shot of property with sunset

Dew Point Brewing Co.
Yorklyn
Head for the picnic tables under the big umbrellas and sip your way through these delicious brews. Toss some horseshoes, relax in the grass and enjoy the live music and scenic surroundings of the historic Garrett Snuff Mill.

Wilmington Brew Works
Wilmington
The shady patio nestled alongside this lovely century-old building is the place to stay and play. Sip a fresh-crafted brew (or some hard cider), and try for the perfect cornhole toss.

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
Wilmington
Take your pick: Iron Hill’s rooftop offers an exquisite view of the Wilmington skyline, and the downstairs open-air patio delivers a soothing setting for enjoying the peaceful river scene.

Volunteer Brewing Company
Middletown
Small-town charm adds soothing vibes to Volunteer’s “back yard,” where you can gather around the fire, nestle into an Adirondack chair, and enjoy live music with your craft brew and food-truck treats. Out font, along Middletown’s main drag, a cozy porch seems perfect for an evening pause.

Painted Stave Distilling
Smyrna
Painted Stave has taken outdoor sipping to a new level with a picturesque patio complete with a lovely pergola, twinkling lights, and performance space. Visit their website to view the food truck and entertainment schedules!

Harvest Ridge Winery
Marydel
Every day is a great day for a glass of vino on the porch at Harvest Ridge. Any seat provides a beautiful view of the grape vines weaving throughout the vineyard.

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Milton
Take in the view from the steampunk treehouse, play a game of horseshoes or simply sip at a picnic table. You can’t go wrong with a summer afternoon or evening at this off-centered brewery.

Revelation Craft Brewery
Milton
Partially tucked inside the Eagle Crest airplane hangar at Hudson Fields, Revelation serves up eight original brews every Friday through Sunday all summer long at the Beer Garden. Relax at a picnic table outside or play a yard game with friends.

Crooked Hammock Brewery
Lewes and Middletown
Known for its tasty eats, great brews and year-round summer vibe, Crooked Hammock’s backyard is now open for the season. Jam to live music in the backyard or hang out at the outdoor bar almost every summer night.