The weekend is here, and for many it lasts four days into the July 4th holiday.
If you’re looking for a place to watch fireworks on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday, we’ve got a rundown of statewide options.
And for the rest of the weekend, here is a round-up of some of the great events and things to do. While you’re enjoying Delaware, please share travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Instagram and Pinterest and tag your post #Delagram.
Friday, June 30, 2017
Freeman Stage at Bayside
Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist … it’s no wonder that Jay Leno is widely characterized as “the hardest working man in show business.”
Friday, June 30, 2017
Delaware Seashore State Park
While the bulk of park visitors are enjoying the beaches of Delaware Seashore State Park, few take the time to experience the peace and wildlife of the bayside.
Summer Nights at Mt. Cuba
Friday, June 23, 2017
4:00 – 8:00 PM
Mt. Cuba Center
On Fridays in June, explore the idyllic gardens of Mt. Cuba Center after-hours for Summer Nights. Unwind from your week and relax with an evening in the gardens. Grab a bite to eat and enjoy casual lawn games while listening to music on the terrace. Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase, and each week features different live entertainment. Occurs on Fridays in June, rain or shine.
40th Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Bellevue State Park
Bellevue State Park is turning forty! Come celebrate with us and the Friends of Bellevue State Park on Sunday, July 2, with a day full of family-friendly activities and events. Complete a park-wide scavenger hunt for prizes while enjoying food trucks, ice cream, and children’s activities In the evening, enjoy a free concert featuring Kategory 5 playing the hits of the 70s while adults can visit our craft beer garden on the patio. End the evening with an introduction to observing the night sky program in the field.
Thursday, May 25 – Saturday, October 14, 2017
Mon. – Thurs. – 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Fri. & Sat. – 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Sun. – 12:00 – 8:00 PM
Riverwalk Mini Golf is an 18-hole miniature golf course located right along the Wilmington Riverwalk! This beautifully lanscaped mini golf course was designed by Harris Miniature Golf of Wildwood, New Jersey and features many of the colors and plant life found along the Riverfront, including the iconic Tom Burke birdhouses.
Cruise aboard the Riverboat Queen
Thursday, May 25 – September 28, 2017
10:30 AM, 3:30 PM, 5:30 PM
Welcome aboard the most unique blend of “Riverfront Wilmington Entertainment”, a two-hour cruise on the iconic restored Paddlewheeler Skipper Liner, The Riverboat Queen. Experience wining & dining on the water! The Riverboat Queen offers weekly scenic Sunday brunch & Thursday dinner cruises.
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.