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.
Saturday, February 4 – Monday, May 29, 2017
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Delaware Museum of Natural History
Adults: $9, Kids (3-17): $7, Seniors: $8, Under 3: Free
Uncover the facts, fictions, and fossils of Dinosaur Revolution as you LIVE LARGE in reptilian role-play activities at the Delaware Museum of Natural History's newest special exhibit. Undertake three Mesozoic Missions spanning 150 million years and mimic dinosaur behavior; become a junior paleontologist and find evidence of your dinosaur doings; learn why dinosaurs are one of the most successful survivors in earth’s history; and unearth a shocking discovery: dinosaurs may not be extinct! Open during Museum hours: Monday - Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Sunday noon to 4:30 p.m.
Horizon Riverfront Rink
Friday, November 25, 2016 – Tuesday, February 28, 2017
$5-8 ($3 for skate rental)
Justison Landing Green, will be transformed into Wilmington’s own “Rockefeller Center” with holiday decorations, twinkling lights, and festive music. The beautiful green grassy area will give way to a 72’ x 120’ skating rink. The rink will be able to accommodate approximately 350 skaters at a time. Horizon Services Riverfront Rink will not only bring a fun winter tradition of skating to downtown Wilmington, it will also offer numerous programs and promotions throughout the skating season.
Friday, February 17, 2017
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Enjoy fantastic bay views, while sampling the finest wines, hors d'oeuvres, and delicious meal entrees. Food items will be selected based on specific wine selections - menus are coming soon! A cash bar will also be available at the event. To reserve your spot, please contact our Customer Service Department at 1.800.643.3779 from 8:30am - 4:30pm daily. Dates January 13th, 2017 February 17th, 2017 March 10th, 2017 Time: 4:30PM - 7:30PM Cost : $65/adult Location : Lewes Terminal Wine Host : Outlet Liquors Catered by : On The Rocks Culinary Team, Chef Ingrid Dellatorre Entertainment : Cathy Gorman Menus:
First State Ballet Elegant Souls: A Triple Bill
Saturday, February 18 - Sunday, February 19, 2017
Saturday: 7:00 PM, Sunday: 2:00 PM
Grand Opera House
Delaware's professional ballet company under the artistic direction of Kirov trained Pasha Kambalov presents an exciting program that reveals the range of the company's repertoire. The program includes Walpurgis Night from Charles Gounod's opera Faust, the classical beauty of the Grand Pas Classique from the ballet Raymonda and the premiere of Elegant Souls by highly honored choreographer Viktor Plotnikov.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Trap Pond State Park
Trap Pond wasn't always a park. Come out for a ride in our haywagon and find out about the Native Americans, pioneers, and farers who were here before us. Call 302-875-5163 to register.
Free Admission to the Delaware Art Museum
Every Sunday (and Thursday evenings)
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Delaware Art Museum
The Museum will be open to the public on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in 2015. Thursday evenings after 4:00 p.m. will be free and Sundays will remain free all day. The Museum Store and Thronson Café will also be open. Extended hours are made possible by generous Museum supporters and the Longwood Foundation. Visit delart.org for more information.
Bonus trip ideas:
Discover new adventures on the Delaware Outdoor Trail.
Dine out on the Delaware Culinary Trail.
Explore the outdoors on the Delaware Geocaching Trail.
Take a step back in time on the Delaware History Trail.
Sip your way along the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail.
Discover the top things to do in Delaware.