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.

Crooked Hammock Brewery Oktoberfest
Thursday, October 6 – Sunday, October 9, 2016
Times vary
Crooked Hammock Brewery
Join Crooked Hammock Brewery to celebrate the season at their very first Oktoberfest festival! Chef Matt Reardon has created a very special menu for the occasion. They'll also have plenty of live music lined up, a brand new beer in the works and they'll definitely be dressed for the occasion.

Greyhounds Reach the Beach
Thursday, October 6 – Sunday, October 9, 2016
Times vary
Rehoboth and Dewey Beaches
Greyhounds Reach the Beach is an event held for greyhound and sighthound owners held every Columbus Day weekend in the ocean side communities of Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The event celebrates our greyhounds, creates awareness of the need for foster and adoptive homes, and raises some funds to support greyhound adoption.

Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale
Friday, October 7 – Sunday, October 9, 2016
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Downtown Rehoboth and Dewey Beaches
The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce announces the 40th Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale. The sale begins Friday, October 7th and ends on Sunday, October 9th, running from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily (store hours may vary).It is a weekend for deals and fabulous finds! Shopping in downtown Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, and Route One has never offered more merchandise at bargain prices!

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

Delaware Auto Show
Friday, October 7 – Sunday, October 9, 2016
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Chase Center on the Riverfront
Find your next car, or dream a little about the possibilities, at the 2016 Delaware Auto Show. This family-fun event is a great day out, and allows you to see the latest 2017 model automobiles all in one place. Whether you are searching for your next car brand or want to pick your dream car, the Delaware Auto Show is the perfect place to spend your weekend. Check out the latest and greatest model cars from Ford, Chevrolet, Mercedes, BMW, Dodge, Toyota, Jeep, Ram, Chrysler, Fiat, Tesla, and a whole lot more. Lots of family fun and beautiful machines including Rolls Royce, Bentley, Corvette, Maserati and Lamborghini, as appeared in 2015.

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.

Cheesetoberfest at Fordham and Dominion Brewing
Saturday, October 8, 2016
2:00 PM
Fordham & Dominion Brewing
Cheestoberfest is a grilled cheese competition held at Fordham & Dominion Brewing that features 20 Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Philadelphia restaurants.

Milton’s Annual Broadkill Banjos and Seafood Festival
Saturday, October 8, 2016
12:00 PM
Milton Memorial Park
Milton's Annual Broadkill Banjos & Seafood Festival presents 5 hours of live music provided by 5 talented different Bluegrass Bands. Free Admission! Affordable delicious seafood available all day from local restaurants. Bring Chairs and spend the day. No smoking or alcohol beverages allowed in Milton Park.

Southern Delaware Wine, Food & Music Festival
Saturday, October 8, 2016
12:00 – 4:00 PM
Independence Hall
The 2nd Annual SoDel Fest returns with great wine, top culinary talent, local musical acts, craft spirits and brewers from across Delaware to California, Argentina, Italy & beyond. Come and experience a culinary scene like no other in Sussex County. The festival will include 18 local restaurants and over 35 wines and spirits! There will be a 100-pt wine tasting hosted by Larry O'Brien, Master Sommelier, and Brand Champion of the Jackson Family Estates.

Second Saturdays Garden Walks
Saturday, October 8, 2016
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Included with admission
“Autumn Color, Flowers, and Fruits” Join Winterthur's horticulture staff for monthly garden walks highlighting interesting and seldom seen parts of the Winterthur landscape. Walks begin at the Visitor Center. Weather permitting. Wear comfortable shoes. Members free. Included with admission.

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.
Explore the outdoors on the Delaware Geocaching Trail.
Dine out on the Delaware Culinary Trail.
Discover the top things to do in Delaware.