A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
Tuesday, November 15 – Sunday, November 20, 2016
Playhouse on Rodney Square
Come experience this Broadway favorite at the Playhouse on Rodney Square!
Autumn Shores Getaway
Friday, November 18 – Sunday, November 20, 2016
Delaware Seashore State Park
An exclusive weekend getaway package this fall at Delaware Seashore! The Autumn Shores Getaway is back by popular demand, and will include a variety of programs, several meals, and the option of a discounted rate for a 2-night stay at the beautiful, waterfront cottages positioned along the Indian River Inlet. The weekend will focus on the natural beauty of Delaware’s coast in the fall, something many summertime visitors do not get the opportunity to experience.
OPENING WEEKEND: Winter WonderFEST
Friday, November 18 – Sunday, January 1, 2017
Cape Henlopen State Park/Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal
Drive through Cape Henlopen State Park filled with the bright, beautiful colors of the two-mile “Light Spectacular” holiday light show, which includes more than 60 awe-inspiring displays. Enjoy the fun at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal, which will become the “Christmas Village.” The village will have an ice skating rink, live music, indoor holiday workshops, a strolling Santa and carnival rides, including a giant Ferris wheel. Park gates open at 5 PM. The tour is open Thursday through Sunday until Dec. 21. From then until Jan. 1, it will be open every night. Admission to Light Spectacular is $15 for cars, $30 for vans, and $50 for busses. Discounts are available in advance for groups bringing multiple vehicles. The Christmas Village Nov. 25. It is open Friday and Saturday through Dec. 22 and then every day between Dec. 23 and Jan. 1.
OPENING WEEKEND: Holidays in Odessa
Tuesday, November 15 – Saturday, December 31, 2016
Step back in time at the Historic Odessa's annual Holiday Celebration - a seasonal tradition of interpreting scenes from classic literature. This year you're invited to tour the National Historic Register Wilson-Warner House transformed into vignettes inspired by E.T.A. Hoffman's tale of The Nutcracker and The Mouse King ; 2016 celebrates the book’s bicentennial (200 years) reacquainting us with the beloved characters and remembering fantastic scenes.
Bike Ride on the Refuge
Saturday, November 19, 2016
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Join Tina Watson for an eight-mile bike ride on the Refuge. The group will make several stops for bird identification and to discuss wildlife management techniques. Bicycle should have hybrid tires. Don’t forget your helmet and check the air in your tires! Meet at the Visitor Center.
OPENING WEEKEND: Nemours Mansion & Gardens Holiday Tours
Saturday, November 19, 2016 – January 8, 2017
Nemours Mansion & Gardens
Experience rooms beautifully decorated with historical artifacts, enjoy dazzling Christmas trees decked out with hand-painted ornaments and decorations from the early 1900s to the present. Come discover the elegance of Nemours Mansion during the holidays.
OPENING WEEKEND: Yuletide at Winterthur
Saturday, November 19, 2016 – Sunday, January 8, 2017
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Included with admission
Delight in and be inspired by visions of holidays of old at our annual Yuletide tour and celebration.
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.