Welcome summer safely with an at-home Memorial Day celebration! View these top tips for making the day great below.

Enjoy a tasty meal – Whether you choose takeout or grilling out on the barbecue, you’ll find plenty of options. From fresh cuts from the local butcher shop to farm fresh veggies from a Delaware produce stand, view tips for creating a delicious meal here.

Savor a yummy dessert – Make Memorial Day sweet with a dessert from one of these top spots doing takeout or curb side pickup or get a little more creative by picking up fresh fruit to dip in chocolate from a local farm stand or toast some marshmallows for s’mores over the grill or a bonfire.

Toast to summer with a Delaware craft beverage – Fill the cooler with a crisp Delaware brew. You can also celebrate with a glass of wine or one of these great signature cocktails from Delaware’s distilleries.

Backyard scavenger hunts – Keep the kids occupied while they enjoy the fresh air when you create an outdoor scavenger hunt. Get inspired with this list from Mt. Cuba Center.

Get crafty – Make some fun arts and crafts (indoors or out) when you pick up a kit for the kids or grownups from Dirty Hands in Rehoboth Beach. You can also make some projects using just some crayons and paper with these print-at-home coloring books from Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library or Visit Delaware.

Brain Games – Make learning at home super fun with a carry-out project from the Great STEMporium. The kids can choose from projects like pasta towers, solar ovens for cooking sweet treats, educational solar system themed bead jewelry and more!

The Kid Zone – Visit the YMCA of Delaware’s virtual kid zone to get ideas for fun projects like tie-dye, learn beginner sports skills, and follow guided family workouts or sign up for their 12 Burst Challenge which features a dozen daily five-minute family-friendly exercises.

Stretch your legs – Walking or biking around the neighborhood is a great way to get some exercise and fresh air. Be sure to stick with members of your household and practice social distancing when enjoying public spaces.