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.

Candlelight Tours at Rockwood Park
Friday, December 13 – Saturday, December 14, 2019
5 – 8 p.m.
Wilmington
Enjoy rare evening tours of the 1800s mansion, where holiday decorations, guides in period-style attire and low-lighting re-create the atmosphere of a Victorian family holiday. 

A Christmas Carol        
Friday, December 13 – Sunday, December 29, 2019
Wilmington
A holiday story and tradition unlike any other returns. Gather your loved ones around the holidays and come see Ebenezer Scrooge at it again in this bold take on a holiday classic.

A Christmas Story
Friday, December 13 – Sunday, December 15, 2019
$14-18
Middletown
Set in the 1940s in the fictional town of Hohman, Indiana, the musical follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker and his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts—an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. 

Elf the Musical
Friday, December 13 – Sunday, December 15, 2019
Milford
With Santa's permission, Buddy the elf embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. He’s determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.

Holiday Lights Express
Friday, December 13 – Sunday, December 15, 2019
$13-15
Wilmington
Enjoy a 45-minute evening ride aboard the Wilmington & Western Railroad’s 100-year-old coaches covered with thousands of holiday lights. Many trackside neighbors also decorate their homes and yards for passengers to enjoy. 

Holidays at Nemours Estate
Friday, December 13 – Sunday, December 29, 2019
Wilmington
Step into the beautiful splendor of this estate decorated with Christmas trees, wreaths, and hundreds of feet of garland. New this year, the Estate will feature a Gift Shop located in the Chauffer’s Garage.

Winter WonderFest
Friday, December 13 – Tuesday, December 31, 2019
5 – 9 p.m.
Milton
The open space of Hudson Fields will be transformed into a holiday wonderland featuring the award winning Light Spectacular drive-through experience, Christmas Carnival, VisitDelaware.com Ice Rink, Schellville, and more!

Holidays at Hagley
Friday, December 13, 2019 – Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Wilmington
Experience the du Pont ancestral home decorated for the holidays and the “Christmas Trees Past and Present” exhibition, celebrating the history of Christmas trees in America. 

Riverfront Ice Skating
Friday, December 13, 2019 – March 1, 2020
Wilmington
The Riverfront Rink will be open 7 days a week with extended hours during the holiday break. 

SantaCon
Saturday, December 14, 2019
8 – 11:30 a.m.
Rehoboth Beach
SantaCon in Rehoboth is simply about having fun! Dress as Santa or any holiday item, come downtown and spread some cheer. Meet at the Bandstand.

Milton Holly Festival
Saturday, December 14, 2019
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Milton
Shop for great gifts and enjoy family-friendly activities plus, pick up your handmade Holly wreath!

Spirit of Christmas Celebration
Saturday, December 14, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
New Castle
The annual Spirit of Christmas event in Old New Castle! Come see all the day has to offer - all the goods for sale in the Fellowship Hall, all the music to be heard in the Meeting House, all the house tours and other offerings through the town.

Cider Fest at Fifer’s
Saturday, December 14, 2019
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wyoming
Make a tradition finding your Christmas tree at Fifer’s while sipping on hot apple cider and enjoying marshmallows by the bonfire. Including free apple cider, farm tours on wagon, and a bonfire.

Celebrate the Season by the Capital Ringers
Saturday, December 14, 2019
2 p.m.
$10-20
Milton
Experience the musical magic of the season come alive with the festive sounds of English handbells and handchimes.

Yuletide at Winterthur
Saturday, December 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Wilmington
Enjoy the beauty and traditions of the season, from historic holiday decorations and celebrations to du Pont family Christmas customs. This year's tour features nearly a dozen decorated Christmas trees. Reservations suggested.

Home for the Holidays Parade
Saturday, December 14, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Dover
Celebrate the holiday season with thousands of sparkling lights during this night-time Christmas parade through the heart of downtown Dover. Stores will be open for holiday shopping and Santa will be at his house on Loockerman Plaza to hear Christmas wishes.

Breakfast with Santa at the Delaware Museum of Natural History
Sunday, December 15, 2019
9 a.m.
$7-14
Wilmington
Ring in the holiday season with family, friends, and a pancake breakfast at DMNH! Be sure to register early for this popular event, where we’ll offer breakfast at the Museum, followed by a visit with Jolly Ole Saint Nick!

Breakfast with Santa at the Brandywine Zoo
Sunday, December 15, 2019
9 a.m.
$19-22
Celebrate the holidays by enjoying a pancake, egg, & sausage breakfast with Santa! Share your holiday wishes with Santa, bring your camera to take photos with him and some animal friends, and enjoy a few up-close animal encounters all before the zoo opens. 

Winter Arts Festival
Sunday, December 15, 2019
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wilmington
Shop for holiday gifts at the Delaware Art Museum created by local artisans while enjoying live music and seasonal decorations.

Bethany Beach Weekend Wonderland
Sunday, December 15, 2019
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Bethany Beach
Celebrate the season in downtown Bethany Beach with an Elf on the Shelf scavenger hunt, cookie decorating, carriage rides, caroling and more!

Holiday Brunch at Hotel DuPont
Sunday, December 15, 2019
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
$29-55
Wilmington
Enjoy a holiday brunch featuring a Caesar salad station, pasta station, roast tom turkey, Black Angus filet mignon, omelet station, waffles, French toast, filet of salmon and a children’s buffet for our little guests.

Holiday Tea at the Milton Theatre
Sunday, December 15, 2019
2 p.m.
Milton
Join us for tea and live entertainment with your favorite characters! Join Elsa, Grinch, and a host of other characters for this audience interactive holiday show.