Here is a round-up of some of the great things to do. While you’re enjoying Delaware, please share travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Instagram and Pinterest and tag your post #Delagram.

Punkin Chunkin
Friday, November 4 – Sunday, November 6, 2016
Times vary
Wheatley Farm – Bridgeville
This signature pumpkin-launching event fuels innovative engineering and science-based ideas that draw spectators from all over. It’s exciting, fun and a Delaware original. The event cultivates the odd, challenging, and competitive quest for distance that inspires creativity, ingenuity, teamwork, and passion.

Rehoboth Independent Film Festival
Friday, November 4 – Sunday, November 13, 2016
Times vary
Lewes and Rehoboth Beach
Since its inaugural event in 1998, the award winning Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival has developed into a premiere, Mid-Atlantic cultural event. The multi-day Festival showcases many of the best American and international films including features, documentaries, and shorts.

Autumn Hayrides
Friday, November 4 – Saturday, November 5, 2016
Times vary
Brandywine Creek State Park
Bring your friends for a good old-fashioned hayride around the park. Ride lasts 45 minutes and is followed by a campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic). Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by noon the day before the hayride. Call to reserve your spot. 

Brews, spirits & eats! Progressive Dinner
Friday, November 4, 2016
6:00 – 9:00 PM, 7:00 – 10:00 PM
Blue Earl Brewing Company, Brick Works Brewing & Eats, and Painted Stave Distilling would like to invite you to indulge in all the best Smyrna has to offer with their first progressive dinner. This will be a 3-course meal, with each course served at a different location.

Wilmington Beer Week
Saturday, November 5 – Saturday, November 12, 2016
All day
Various locations
Prices vary per event
Wilmington Beer Week is a week-long celebration of craft beer featuring Wilmington’s Premier Craft Destinations!

First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair
Saturday, November 5, 2016
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Green in Dover
Leave the 21st century behind at the First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair which recreates the sights and sounds of the autumn market fairs held on The Green in Dover in the mid-1700s. Enjoy free fun for all ages –all with an 18th-century twist! Rain or shine. 

Delaware by Hand Fall Fair
Saturday, November 5, 2016
9:00 AM
Biggs Museum of American Art
Join the Biggs and our Delaware by Hand artists for a trunk show to coincide with First State Heritage Park’s 18th Century Market. This event features high quality, handmade works by local artists who have created items that are geared toward the holiday season.

Exploring the Bluebird Box Trail
Saturday, November 5, 2016
9:00 – 11:00 AM
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Cars: $4, Bike/Hike: $2
The program will cover the plight of the Eastern Bluebird and how conservation activities can benefit the species. The group will walk a 1 - 1/2 mile section of the Refuge, exploring the bluebird nest boxes and the different kinds of wildlife that use them. The program is a hands-on experience for both youth and adults. bring a bag lunch and picnic at the Visitors Center Pavilion after the program.

Rehoboth Art League Annual Holiday Fair – Fine Craft Show
Saturday, November 5 – Sunday, November 6, 2016
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Rehoboth Beach
The Rehoboth Art League is happy to bring back another year of Holiday fun with our 27th Annual Holiday Fair – Fine Craft Show. Patrons can stroll the Historic Homestead, Chambers Studio, Paynter Studio and the Corkran galleries to select the perfect gifts for family, friends and themselves. The 2016 Holiday Fair will feature over 25 artisans exhibiting and selling their work, including jewelry, glassworks, pottery, clay sculpture, painting, woodworking, mixed media, and decorative and wearable fiber creations.

Steamin’ Days at Auburn Heights
Sunday, November 6, 2016
12:30 – 4:30 PM
Auburn Heights Preserve
Prices vary
Don't miss these exciting days filled with old-fashioned fun for the whole family. Ride in the 1/8-size steam trains and antique autos, see the world's largest operating collection of Stanley Steamers, sample free popcorn from a steam-powered popper, and enjoy family fun for all ages. The ticket prices vary depending upon the type of package, for more information call 302-239-2385.

Final Weekend: Autumn Leaf Special
Saturday, October 8 – Sunday, November 6, 2016
11:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Wilmington & Western Railroad
Adults: $14-18, Kids: $13-17 (2-12: $12-16, under 2: free)
Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On weekends, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, or 2½-hour round-trips to Hockessin. Bring your camera and behold the best that the Red Clay Valley has to offer. Reservations are strongly suggested, sell out is likely. Please check our schedule at for specific departure dates and times.

Bonus trip ideas:
Sip your way along the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail.
Take a step back in time on the Delaware History Trail.
Discover new adventures on the Delaware Outdoor Trail.
Dine out on the Delaware Culinary Trail.
Explore the outdoors on the Delaware Geocaching Trail.
Discover the top things to do in Delaware.