As you get ready to pack for your trip to the Delaware State Fair or Firefly Music Festival in Delaware next week, here are some ideas to make the most of your trip! For information about how to travel to Delaware, visit

Restaurant 55Dinning suggestions around the event areas:
Abbotts Grill – located in Milford. American cuisine and bar
Cool Springs Fish Bar and Restaurant – located in Dover. Seafood cuisine
McGlynns Pub and Restaurant – located in Dover. American and Irish cuisine
Restaurant 55 – located in Dover. Casual dining with rotating tap selection
Sheridan’s Irish Pub and Restaurant – located in Smyrna. Traditional Irish fare and American cuisine   

If you’re not staying in Dover, we suggest the following restaurants:
Beach area:
Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats - The official beer of the Firefly Music Festival. If you loved their Firefly Ale, you must visit the brewpub
Henlopen City Oyster House – located in Rehoboth Beach. Seafood cuisine with taps selection
Summer House – located in Rehoboth Beach. American cuisine

Harry's Seafood GrillWilmington area:
Harry’s Seafood Grill – located near I-95 in Wilmington. Seafood cuisine and worldwide selection of wine
Iron Hill Brewery on the Wilmington Riverfront – American cuisine and locally brewed beers

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For travelers planning to stay a few extra days, here are some suggestions for things to do in Delaware:

• Sample local brews and wines along the Delaware Wine and Ale Trail. Download your passport ahead of time and earn your chance to receive a limited edition wine glass or beer mug.

Delaware Beach• Visit Delaware’s award-winning beaches, after all of the rocking out at Firefly and fun times at the Fair, you can pull up a beach chair and just enjoy the views!

• Stock up on the latest fashions and take advantage of Delaware’s tax-free shopping before you leave! Great way to buy more for less.

• For the outdoorsy folks, visit one of Delaware’s beautiful State Parks for a round of disc golf, kayaking or hiking. Or you can embark on treasure hunt with the Delaware Geocaching Trail.

Still can’t decide what to do? Use our online Travel Guide while you’re visiting or ask us on social media for suggestions! We hope you have a great trip to Delaware.