Memorial Day is upon us, which means summer is finally here! It’s opening weekend for some of Delaware’s favorite attractions. Here is a round-up of some of the great events and things to do this weekend. While you’re enjoying Delaware, please share travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Instagram and Pinterest and tag your post #Delagram.

Opening weekend: Riverwalk Minigolf
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
Wilmington Riverfront
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.

Opening weekend: Cruise aboard the Riverboat Queen
Thursday, May 25 – September 28, 2017
10:30 AM, 3:30 PM, 5:30 PM
Wilmington Riverfront
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. 

Opening weekend: Jungle Jim’s Water Park
Saturday, May 27, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Rehoboth Beach
Enjoy giant slides, a 900-foot lazy river, wave pool and much more! Jungle Jim’s is located in Rehoboth Beach!

Opening weekend: Killens Pond Water Park
Saturday, May 27, 2017
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Killens Pond State Park
Come swim in the refreshing Killens Pond Water Park with a mushroom fountain, floating lily pad fun walk, ground water jets and slides!

Opening weekend: Rehoboth Beach Bandstand
Saturday, May 27, 2017
8:00 PM 
Downtown Rehoboth Beach
The Rehoboth Beach Bandstand provides music and entertainment in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The Rehoboth Bandstand Summer Concert Series takes place every year from mid-June through August with free entertainment since 1963.

Winterthur After Hours
Friday, May 26, 2017
5:30 – 8:00 PM
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Pay what you wish
Winterthur After Hours presents families and adults with an opportunity to explore Winterthur in the evening. Enjoy music, our beer garden, and a variety of offerings that enhance our local treasure. Beer, wine, and food available for purchase. Explore the Galleries and grounds and enjoy a sunset tram ride around Winterthur’s barns and outbuildings. Husband and wife Indie Folk Pop duo Tino & Ashley perform at this Winterthur After Hours.

14th Annual Horseshoe Crab & Shorebird Festival
Saturday, May 27, 2017
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Milton Memorial Park
This festival celebrates horseshoe crabs, shorebirds, and other natural resources while encouraging citizen awareness and participation in wildlife-dependent recreation. Activities occur at the Milton Municipal Park and Prime Hook NWR. Milton Municipal Park will feature music, a tent with exhibits from environmental organizations, food, children’s activities, the Horseshoe Crab Express train ride, scavenger hunts, art show, canoe rentals, boat rides, and games.

Bowers Beach Buccaneer Bash
Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Sunday, May 28, 2017
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Bowers Beach Maritime Museum
Let your inner Pirate out in The Golden Age of Piracy. Meet Blackbeard, Charles Vane, Anne Bonny and Delaware's own Levi (BlueBeard) West. sword fights, cannons, pirate reenactors, militia, puppets, theater group, and music by The Brigands and Pirates for Sail. Family friendly activities for children. There will be food and craft vendors and cruises on The Captain's Lady.

Poseiden Festival
Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Thursday, June 1, 2017
Times vary
Bethany Beach Bandstand
The Poseidon Festival is a way for the community to celebrate the sea while learning about ways to prepare for potential coastal emergencies.  The Town of Bethany Beach will host a variety of ocean-inspired entertainment and theme nights at the Bandstand and Nature Center (807 Garfield Parkway) while addressing potential emergency-related concerns.  They will be distributing Emergency Preparedness booklets while supplies last.  

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.