The Perfect Weekend in Wilmington
Follow the path along the river and find a weekend you will never forget. Wilmington, Delaware is a unique getaway acquainted with delicious dining spots, exciting entertainment, and endless places to enjoy. This list is just a small piece of all that Wilmington has to offer, go explore!
Places to Dine
Downtown: DECO Wilmington
DECO food hall has it all! No matter what you’re craving one of their 8 unique restaurants are sure to satisfy. Indulge in an array of flavors from sweet and savory Chicken and Waffles, to made-to-order Pho noodles.
TIP: Check out their nightly and weekend events to learn something new, or listen to live music while enjoying a delicious dinner.
Brunch: Legal Grounds Café
Legal Grounds Café is a bright and cozy brunch spot that will get your day started the right way! With an extensive list of coffee that is almost too pretty to drink and delectable brunch favorites. Savor menu items from Salmon Avocado Toast to Homestyle PB&J.
Riverfront Dining: Harry's Savoy Grill
After a fun-filled day on the Riverfront Wilmington, enjoy delicious wines accompanied by savory steaks and seafood. Create your own surf & turf with options like Maine Lobster Tail and Harry’s Award Winning Prime Rib. Named “Best Date Night Restaurant,” “Best Restaurant in Wilmington,” by Delaware Today this spot is sure to satisfy!
Where to Stay
Hotel Du Pont
Expect the best of everything when spending your weekend at Hotel DuPont. This hotel is beautifully furnished and is filled with flawless details through every hall. With nightly events in the lobby, and an unmatched dining experience you won’t ever want to leave!
The Westin Wilmington offers a relaxed atmosphere with modern amenities and personal touches. This refreshing stay is nestled in the perfect spot to explore many of the surrounding areas on the Riverfront. Comfy beds, city views and even an indoor pool await!
Top Things to Do in Wilmington
To add some excitement to your weekend check out an unforgettable show at The Queen. Their lineup is jam packed with great events like a Drag Diva Brunch, and Led Zeppelin and Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Bands. No matter the show you will feel like you are at the party of the year in this Downtown Wilmington staple.
Playhouse on Rodney Square
The Playhouse has an incredible lineup of shows and a pleasant yet professional atmosphere. Including music, comedy, Broadway, and variety shows that can intrigue your mind and ignite your soul. Catch musicals like The Color Purple behind their gorgeous red curtain.
If you are looking for something everyone can enjoy don’t miss out on visiting Riverfront Wilmington. Riverfront Wilmington combines its rich history with a host of attractions that bring great food, entertainment, and shopping to the city. You could spend an entire day hanging out here either playing mini golf, exploring a museum, or taking a ride on the River Taxi.
Must go-to spot
As if visiting the Riverfront wasn’t enough excitement, Constitution Yards Beer Garden is a go-to destination unto itself. Featuring a tasty list of craft beers, frozen cocktails, and classic backyard BBQ. Try out their Axe-Throwing Range for an exhilarating competition or take in the atmosphere in one of their cozy beach chairs. Eat, drink, relax and play at this one-of-a-kind hangout spot.
Spend your Sunday taking a relaxing stroll through the 253 stunning acres of Hagley Museum. This historic heart and soul of Wilmington will have you gasping at its natural beauty. Plan to spend 2-3 hours on our property if you wish to do a guided tour, see demonstrations and exhibitions, or explore the grounds.