Here is a round-up of some of the great events and things to do in Delaware this weekend. While you’re enjoying Delaware, please share travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Instagram and Pinterest and tag your post #Delagram.

23rd annual Spring Delmarva Birding Weekend
Friday, April 26, 2019 – Sunday, April 28, 2019
Dover
The event features guided bird watching field trips in some of the East Coast’s premier wildlife refuges and parks. Delaware’s most famous birding hot spot, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge near Dover, Delaware, offers a cornucopia of birding opportunities – from salt marsh and bay beach to freshwater ponds and rich, deciduous woodlands.

Costuming the Crown
Friday, April 26, 2019 – Sunday, April 28, 2019
Wilmington
10:00 a.m.
Winterthur Museum. Garden, and Library present Costuming the Crown. From the dazzling gold of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robe to the simple sophistication of Princess Margaret’s wedding dress, from the majesty of royal crowns and tiaras to the comfort of clothes worn in private family moments, Costuming THE CROWN will feature 40 iconic costumes from the beloved Emmy® award-winning Netflix series, a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

Baconfest
Friday, April 26, 2019 – Sunday, April 28, 2019
Rehoboth Beach
Over 20 Locations in Dewey Beach & Rehoboth Beach are participating in Baconfest! Making this an all weekend Bacon Blowout!! Stop by participating locations for happy hour & dinner specials. Events will be happening all weekend long! To celebrate the bacon winner, don’t miss the awards ceremony at The Starboard on Sunday.

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour
Friday, April 26, 2019
Laurel
5:00 p.m.
$6
Enjoy the baldcypress swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond State Park. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the baldcypress tree.

Ocean to Bay Bike Tour
Friday, April 26, 2019 – Sunday, April 28, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  
Bethany Beach
Join more than 2,500 cyclists of all levels in the Quiet Resorts for a cycling tour through Sussex County’s beautiful beaches, bays, and beyond! This award-winning event offers cyclists a 30-, 50-, metric century, and century ride on flat terrain – the perfect destination for an early season spring ride. Celebrating 30 years, this year’s event will feature special anniversary celebrations!

Delaware Goes to War
Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Lewes
Travel back in time to WWII during this annual living history event! For one day each year, Fort Miles comes to life with re-enactors who portray what the Fort would have been like during World War II. Enjoy live music, plotting room demonstrations, artillery demonstrations, and more. Don't miss the biggest day of the year at Fort Miles!

Fort Delaware Opens for the Season
Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Delaware City
Fort Delaware opens for the season on Saturday, April 27! Aboard the ferry to Pea Patch Island and travel back in time to the summer of 1864 when Fort Delaware served as a Civil War prison. Tour the parade ground, officers’ quarters, barracks, kitchen, blacksmith shop and ordnance room. Hear stories of great escapes, and watch as the Fort’s Columbiad cannon fires a gunpowder charge! Engage with fort historians dressed in period clothing, and hear stories of those who lived at the fort.

Dewey Doodle Romp
Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Dewey Beach
$15  
The Doodles in Dewey Doodle Romp is the largest fun loving doodle get together in the U.S. Bring your doodle and enjoy the sunshine on the beach!

The Doo Wop Project
Saturday, April 27, 2019
8:00 p.m.
Wilmington
$40
From bop to pop the evolution of a sound! 3 parts Jersey Boys, 2 parts Motown: The Musical and "not your grandma's doo wop", these five charismatic, handsome, triple threat Broadway stars with their hot 5-piece band -- tear it up, with musicality, dancing and showmanship not found with any other group in the world! They "re-doo" classic Doo Wop songs from the 50's and 60's and make 'em sound fresh and new and they take contemporary pop hits!

2nd Annual Delaware Firkin Fest!
Sunday, April 28, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Rehoboth Beach
$40
Time for the 2nd Annual Firkin Fest at Revelation!! 14 Delaware breweries showcasing Real Delaware Ales! Ticket includes, a commemorative tasting glass, unlimited samples of all cask ales, and live music.

Mt. Cuba Wildflower Celebration
Sunday, April 28, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hockessin
Enjoy a magnificent display of spring blooms at our annual signature event. Stroll through our native plant gardens at the peak of their glory and enjoy live music, gardening activities, family programming, and more. A variety of food selections are available for purchase. Native plants will be available for purchase, while supplies last.