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

Boo at the Zoo
Friday, October 21 – Saturday, October 22, 2016
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Brandywine Zoo
Trick-or-Treat at the Brandywine Zoo! 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!

A Tribute to George Harrison
Friday, October 21, 2016
8:00 PM
World Café Live at The Queen
Enjoy a full evening of 24 George Harrison songs performed by a full band of accomplished regional musicians coming together for this special presentation. A cross section of his catalog including songs written while in the Beatles and the highly acclaimed post-Beatle triple album All Things Must Pass. A true representation of the original songs featuring the sitar, horn section and full vocals. Don’t miss this special event!

Boo-B-Que by the Sea
Friday, October 21 – Saturday, October 22, 2016
Friday: 4:00 PM, Saturday: 3:30 – 8:00 PM
Delaware Seashore State Park
$5 (plus park admission)
There's so much to do, see, and EAT! We'll have a barbecue competition, parade + costume contest, low-digit surf-fishing tag auction, live music, Jeep show, kids games, a craft beer garden and so much more! 

Candlelight Tour of Mt. Pleasant Meeting House & Cemetery
Friday, October 21, 2016
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Bellevue State Park
Learn the history of the Mt. Pleasant Meeting House and tour the Cemetery by candlelight. Look for some familiar names on the grave stones and perhaps “meet” some of these ghosts from the past. Join us if you dare. Program is intended for adults; however children are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

William Penn Day
Saturday, October 22, 2016
10:15 AM – 6:30 PM
New Castle Court House Museum
Series of programs commemorating the 334th anniversary of Penn’s disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in the New World.

Saturday, October 22, 2016
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Brandywine Creek State Park
Join us for this family fun event! We will make scarecrows, decorate pumpkins, play games, make spooky crafts, enjoy treats, and you can even take a fun hayride! Meet at the nature center and follow the signs for Hootenanny fun! Be sure to register for the Friends Pumpkin Carving competition that follows at 2:00pm. ($5 per child for crafts/activities/games) ($5 per person adult or child for hayride)

Hayrides at Hagley
Saturday, October 15 – Sunday, October 30, 2016
11:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Hagley Museum & Library
Free with admission
Families can take a hayride along the Brandywine to experience the beautiful fall foliage in the Powder Yard. Guests can create fall-themed crafts, and see a gunpowder explosion, roll mill in action, and working nineteenth-century machines.

Constitution Yards
All weekend
Times vary
Wilmington Riverfront
Constitution Yards, a 20,000 s.f. outdoor seasonal beer garden makes its home at Justison Landing, along the Christina Riverwalk. Helping to round out what has already become the area’s go-to place for summertime fun, Constitution Yards features an ever-changing rotation of craft beers, frozen cocktails, classic summer BBQ fare, and plenty of space for backyard games like corn hole toss, bocce, and wiffleball. Eat, drink, relax, or play; Constitution Yards is an urban waterfront destination unto itself.

Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park
Friday, October 7 – Saturday, October 29, 2016
6:30 and 9:30 PM 
Fort Delaware
Participate in an actual paranormal investigation of Fort Delaware. Visit areas where paranormal activity has been suspected, along with investigators from Diamond State Ghost Investigators. At each area we will use EMFs, data recorders, and temperature sensors to search for paranormal activity. Visitors are welcome to bring their own equipment as long as it is easy to transport.

Fifer Fall Fest
Saturday, September 24 – Monday, October 31, 2016
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fifer Orchards
Corn Maze Fun Park: 6 acre corn maze, straw slides, zip swings, games, pumpkin painting and more - Saturday extras: Hayrides, pumpkin train, farm animal exhibit, pony rides, live music and local food vendors - U-Pick apples (only available on Fridays and Saturdays during apple harvest) - U-Pick pumpkins (available during pumpkin harvest) .. and so much more

Ghosts in the Graveyard at Old Swedes
Saturday, October 15 – Saturday, October 22, 2016
6:30 – 9:00 PM
Old Swedes Church
$10 (Kids 12-17: $6)
Hear ghostly tales and legends. See if you can solve the mystery of the late night bell ringing at Old Swedes. Reservations required. Tours are an hour long and begin every 30 minutes.

Tour of the Refuge
Sunday, October 23, 2016
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Free w/ admission
Join volunteer, Ray Cullom, for a tour of the Refuge. Find out how the Refuge is managed for wildlife, visit different habitats, and walk a trail. Meet at the Visitor Center. Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair from the Visitor Center.

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.

Langhorne Slim & The Law
Sunday, October 23, 2016
7:00 PM
World Café Live at the Queen
'The Spirit Moves' is Langhorne's newest artistic attempt to refine the wildness. The result is an effervescent collection of his now-signature, cinematic, joyful noise, rooted in folk, soul, and blues. Out on Dualtone Records on August 7th, 2015, the album marks his second with rock-solid band The Law, and the highly anticipated follow-up to 2012's critically acclaimed 'The Way We Move.'

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.
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