2022 is your year to head out into the sunshine and soak in some fresh air and fun vibes at Delaware’s best summer festivals.


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Delawre Fireworks

Firefly Music Festival

Freeman Arts Pavilion
Enjoy live entertainment at an outdoor pavilion near the beaches. With weekly line-ups from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

St. Anthony's Italian Festival (June 12 - 19)
Enjoy live music, entertainment and authentic Italian cuisine.

Clifford Brown Jazz Festival (June 15 - 18)
Experience a multi-day outdoor festival in the City of Wilmington.

Fourth of July celebrations (statewide, July 4)
From Newark in the north, to Dover to the beaches, 2022’s Independence Day celebrations are an ideal way to celebrate.

Delaware State Fair (Harrington, July 21-30)
Head to Harrington for superstar performances from Trace Adkins, Nelly, Toby Mac and Hank Williams, Jr.

Ladybug Music Festival (July 30, Milford)
Absolutely free and absolutely fabulous, Ladybug puts the spotlight on female music artists

Bettie James Fest (Milton, Aug. 13)
Milton country star Jimmie Allen hosts and headlines a stellar lineup of music acts: We The Kings, Lainey Wilson, Neon Union, Chayce Beckham, JJ Rupp and Kounty.

2022 BMW Championship (Wilmington Country Club, Aug. 16-22)
Thrilling action is guaranteed as the top 70 PGA golfers in the world battle it out.

Olde Tyme Peach Festival (Middletown, Aug. 20)
The juicy perfection of the state’s sweetest fruit is the focus of this festival full of fun for all ages.

Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest (Newark, Sept. 9-11)
Gather under the big tent for the best in German food, music and fun.

Amish Country Bike Tour (Dover, Sept. 10)
Spend the weekend riding and relaxing through some of Delaware’s most beautiful countryside.

Brandywine Festival of the Arts (Wilmington, Sept. 10-11)
Delaware’s largest celebration of the visual arts is a perfect spot for relaxing by the river and shopping for unique art.

Nanticoke Powwow (Milton, Sept. 10-11)
The focus is on dance, song and family celebration as Delaware’s biggest Native American tribe honors its long heritage.

Dewey End of Season Beach Party (Dewey Beach, Sept. 17)
For the past 40 years, beachgoers have celebrated the end of another sunny season with a day of revelry and fun.

Firefly Music Festival (Dover, Sept. 22-25)
See why people from around the country head to Dover’s Woodlands for world-class music and fun.