For weekend trip ideas in Delaware, here is a guide to all things historic tours, great eats, seasonal favorites, and more!

The Grand Cinema at Bellevue State Park 
Wilmington 
November 13-14
Enjoy a movie under the stars at the beautiful Bellevue State Park. Popcorn and drinks will be included with your ticket. 
Friday 11/13 Hairspray
Saturday 11/14 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory 

Grain on the Rocks Live Music 
Lewes 
November 13-14
Crushes, crab covered pretzels, waterfront views, and live music too! Plan to visit Grain on the Rocks this weekend for a relaxing evening listening to live music. 

Open air tours - Read House and Gardens 
New Castle 
November 14-15 
Explore the history of tastemaking in Old New Castle with an all-new guided walk around the neighborhood. 

Holiday Shoppes at the Delaware State Fair 
Harrington 
November 14
Get ready for a shopping experience that is best shared with friends! Over 60 Crafters and Vendors are gathering for the very first Holiday Shoppes at the Delaware State Fair.

Old Fashioned Christmas Open House 
Bridgeville 
November 14
Christmas Open House at 2 convenient locations in one small town. Enjoy, discounts, door prizes, refreshments, a visit from Mrs. Claus, kids crafts and plenty of photo opportunities.

Fort Miles Lantern Tour 
Lewes 
November 14 
In 1943 World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and hear about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. 

Bonus weekend adventure ideas:
Start checking off your fall bucket list early with these top things to do

  • Give back this weekend. We've rounded up 20 ways you can give back in 2020 from shopping local to spreading holiday cheer 

  • Start planning your Thanksgiving meal with this list of restaurants offering take-out and dine in specials 

  • Explore your craft beer taste buds when you travel to locations on the DE on Tap app. Be sure to check in to each brewery you try out for your chance to win a prize! Most breweries offer live music on the weekends.

  • Find the perfect Insta-worthy moment and experience a new one-of-a-kind experience on the Delaware Discoveries Trail. Explore nine pieces of interactive street artwork throughout the state that you won’t see anywhere else.

  • Where to stay - From affordable hotels to scenic campgrounds, plan your quick weekend getaway with one of these comfy places to stay

Before visiting Delaware be sure to view our Go-To-Guide for tips on how to #ExploreSafelyDE. Please remember to plan ahead and maintain social distancing. Please wear a face covering and bring hand sanitizer. Make sure to review guidelines before arriving at your destination. Some locations may be operating under different capacity or require reservations. Please remember to stay home if you are sick.