Independence Day may be different this year but you can still enjoy delicious bites with your family right at home. View ideas below to make your July 4th cookout great.

Off the grill
Limestone BBQ and Bourbon
Wilmington
BBQ lovers rejoice at the Philthy Feast, perfect for the whole family with 5 different meats and five single-serving sides.

Maverick Texas BBQ
Smyrna
Pick up a sampler with options like brisket, pulled pork or chicken and spicy sausage. Be on the lookout for specials like prime rib!

Smokin D’z Real Pit BBQ
Milton
Choose from barbecue sandwiches, baby back ribs, and more fresh off the grill to make your home “cookout” great.

Fat Daddy’s BBQ
Georgetown
Stay socially distant and enjoy fresh barbecue here when you bring your own blanket for this picnic-style Fourth of July celebration complete with fireworks.

Bethany Blues
Lewes and Bethany Beach
Satisfy every meat lover in the family with a variety platter from Bethany Blues complete with country style sides and cornbread. Call or order online. If you’re staying at or near the Delaware beaches, ask about delivery!

Considering a crab feast? Order crabs from one of these top crabhouses and find even more dining options here.

Farm fresh options
Highland Orchards
Wilmington
Tasty veggies, fruits, canned goods and more are available at Highland Orchards. Please note, only one shopper per family is allowed.

Willey Farms
Townsend
Shop at Willey’s for all your produce needs! Check their Facebook page for special store hours and safety protocol.

Little Wagon Produce
Greenwood
Fresh fruit, veggies, canned goods, eggs, meat and cheese can be bought in store or pre-ordered online.

T.S. Smith & Sons
Bridgeville
Pick up the produce and more that you need at this family-owned market. Check their Facebook page for specials, like fresh chicken from local Perdue farms.

View all farmers’ markets now open for the season here.

Sweet desserts
Woodside Farm Creamery
Hockessin
Stock up on your favorite frozen treats at this dairy farm and creamery where you can pick up pints, quarts, or call ahead for an ice cream cake!

La Baguette Bakery and Catering
Dover
Order ahead to pick up cookies, cupcakes or their famous cruffins! Check their Facebook page to see which flavors are available before you call.

Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
Wyoming
Choose your favorite pies, ice creams and their famous apple cider doughnuts and if you’re watching your waistline, opt for their freshly picked strawberries, blueberries and more.

Dolce Bakery and Coffee Shop
Milford
Pies take center stage this Fourth of July with options of mixed berry, key lime and banana cream. Other options include cupcakes and a Delaware classic – strawberry pretzel salad! Place your order as soon as possible as all items will be made to order!

Frozen Farmer
Bridgeville
From birthday cake confetti ice cream to orange creamsicle “nice cream” pick up a pint of a tasty frozen treats from this shop at Evans Farms.

Brews and more
Wilmington Brew Works
Wilmington
Try a variety of their unique brews when you purchase a couple crowlers. Choose from fruity options like Pommette and Squished by Reality or go with the classics like Cognitive Surplus IPA or Merry Pranks Imperial Lager.

Liquid Alchemy
Wilmington
Get your fill of sweet mead in bottles or growlers. Try Thai-grr, packed with spice or the fruity Sweet-Nothing featuring fresh orange juice.

Crooked Hammock Brewery
Middletown and Lewes
Try one of their beachy brews like Beach Escape, Banana Hammock or Hand of Buddha in the spirit of the season. This laid back brewery also offers delicious eats, so it’s a great one-stop-shop this holiday.

Blue Earl Brewing
Smyrna
From classic lagers to signature IPAs like Hazy Heart, Blue Earl has plenty of great six-pack brews ready to take home, or try a growler of the new, refreshing Black Cherry Hard Seltzer!

Painted Stave Distilling
Smyrna
Known for their handcrafted spirits and classic cocktails, try one of their seasonal options available pre-made and ready to go like Mango Lemonade, Peach Tea or Bee’s Knees. 

Brick Works Brewing and Eats
Smyrna and Millsboro
No matter your choice – burgers, flatbreads, seafood or barbecue, you’ll find a great six-pack or growler to match your meal at this brewpub!

3rd Wave Brewing Co.
Delmar
3rd Wave is all about beach-themed brews, providing the perfect flavors for any summer cookout. Shorebreak Pale Ale and Sandstorm Belgian Tripel are among their most popular signature brews.

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Please remember to plan ahead and maintain social distancing. Please wear a face covering and bring hand sanitizer. Make sure to review guidelines before arriving at your destination. Some locations may be operating under different capacity or require reservations. Please remember to stay home if you are sick.