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

Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival
Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20, 2019
Rehoboth Beach
When fall approaches and the weather in Rehoboth Beach is cooling down, the music is just starting to heat up! Established in 1989, the Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival has been bringing national and international Grammy Award winning artists to Coastal Southern Delaware. Visit the site for schedules and more.

OctoBIRDfest
Friday, October 18, 2019
1 p.m.
Various
Pair a great Delmarva birding experiences with award-winning craft brews. Join in a pre-planned itinerary of Delaware birding hotspots, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge and Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. A late afternoon Tally Rally will be hosted at Dogfish Head Brewery in Milton.

Boo-B-Que
Friday, October 18, 2019 – Saturday, October 19, 2019
Bethany Beach
Comprised of two events at Delaware Seashore State Park, a pro BBQ competition sanctioned by Kansas City Barbecue Society® and Full Saturday Festival, Boo-B-Que creates a weekend of fun for everyone.

The Great Delaware Pumpkin Carve Festival
Friday, October 18, 2019 – Saturday, October 19, 2019
5 – 9. p.m.
$5-10
Harrington
The 2019 festivities and activities include: the Pumpkin Trail, fall food favorites, seasonal beverages and drinks, costume contests, trick-or-treating, a bonfire, kids activities including a blow-up obstacle course and mini pumpkin craft, spooky bumper cars on ice, public skating, and more!

Boo at the Zoo
Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20, 2019
5 – 7 p.m.
$5
Wilmington
Celebrate Halloween Brandywine Zoo-style with this merry, not scary, event. Kids can trick-or-treat through the zoo as it gets dark in their Halloween costumes!

Hayride Express on the Wilmington & Western Railroad
Friday, October 18, 2019
7 p.m.
$13-15
Enjoy a one-hour round-trip evening ride through the Red Clay Valley to Ashland on an original railroad flatcar converted especially for hayrides. This train does not stop or lay over at the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove. Reservations recommended.

Lantern Tour of the Green
Friday, October 18, 2019
7 and 8:30 p.m.
$10
Dover
Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on the Green.

Dogfish Head I.P.A.
Saturday, October 19, 2019
7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Milton
The Dogfish Head I.P.A. (I Pedal A Lot) scenic ride begins and ends at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, and travels throughout Sussex County, Delaware. Tickets include a sweet bike route, stocked aid stations, an event long sleeve shirt (as long as you register by 7/15), a stainless steel tall boy beer can, tasty post-ride grub, live music, and two Dogfish Head craft beers (for riders over 21 only - must have ID).

Blackbird Creek Fall Festival
Saturday, October 19, 2019
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Townsend
Join in a day of free family fun at the Blackbird Creek Fall Festival at the Blackbird at the Blackbird Creek Reserve. This annual festival, hosted by the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve, fosters stewardship of the Delaware Bayshore by celebrating the richness of estuaries and Delaware’s cultural traditions.

Hagley Craft Fair
Saturday, October 19, 2019
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wilmington
More than fifty talented artisans from the Mid-Atlantic area will display and sell fine arts, crafts, and gourmet items. The show features works in wood, pottery, jewelry, fibers, metal, and other media, and includes a specialty outdoor food market.

Fall Fest Saturday’s at Fifer’s
Saturday, October 19, 2019
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wyoming
Enjoy a corn maze fun park, pumpkin patch, U-pick apples, farm tours, local food, and more!

Wings & Whiskey
Saturday, October 19, 2019
12 – 4 p.m.
Smyrna
Local food trucks compete to win the chicken trophy, plus we'll be releasing a small-batch one off whiskey! This year's Whiskey is a collaboration with Fordham & Dominion. We Distilled their Oktoberfest beer & let it rest in one of our rye barrels for 3 years. It has rich, nutty notes perfect for a night around the fire.

Acoustic Vibes in the Vineyard
Saturday, October 19, 2019
1 – 4 p.m.
Frankford
Enjoy a glass or bottle of wine on the patio while listening to great live music at Salted Vines Vineyard and Winery.

Cheesetoberfest 2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
1 – 5 p.m.
$20-60
Dover
Cheesetoberfest is an all-out, no holds barred, Grilled Cheese/Mac N Cheese competition, being held at Fordham & Dominion Brewing, that featuring local restaurants battling it out to see who will be this year’s Grand Cheezmo! Brewery staff and volunteers will be pouring award winning Octoberfest, along with Spiced Harvest Ale, Oak Barrel Stout, Rams Head IPA, Copperhead Ale, and Helles Lager.

Autumn Leaf Special on the Wilmington and Western Railroad
Sunday, October 20, 2019
12:30 p.m.
$14-16
Wilmington
Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. Take a 1 1/2-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove or 2 1/2-hour round-trips to Hockessin. 

Seasonally scary adventures are in full swing across Delaware. See top haunted sites, tours and more here. View top Halloween festivals and events here.