For weekend trip ideas in Delaware, here is a guide to all things outdoor movies, great eats, historic spots, things to do at the beach, and more!
Funland Closing Weekend
Enjoy the last weekend of fun at Funland for the season. The park offers great entertainment for the whole family
Fall fun at Fifers Orchards
Appointments are available for u-pick apples and pumpkins, and a pac-man themed corn maze. Stop by the farm store for the one-of-a-kind apple cider donuts, apple cider slushies, ice cream and more!
Fort Delaware River Cruises
Gain a new view of an old treasure in history. Reserve your spot for Fort Delaware River Cruises today
First State Heritage Park Tours
Join one of our talented historical interpreters for a stroll back into the past in Downtown Dover!
Fall movies at Wilmington Blue Rocks
Grab your favorite hoodie & meet us on The Riverfront. We've got the popcorn. The Blue Rocks "Fall Movie Series" runs THIS WEEKEND at Frawley Stadium!
9/25 Harry Potter and The Sorcerers stone
9/26 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Leftys Summer Drive in
Just pull up and park with your crew in your favorite ride, then sit back and relax while you watch great classic movies and chow on awesome Lefty's grub, served car-side.
9/26 ET – The Extra Terrestrial
Killens Pond Wagon Ride
Feel the fall spirit on a leisurely wagon ride through the beautiful greenery and pond-side views at Killens Pond State Park.
Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival
The Historical Society will be focusing on the historic origins of sea glass and will be putting emphasis on the authenticity of shards at the show. It will feature nearly seventy sea glass and coastal artists including decoy carvers and waterfowl artists. Tickets are required and are limited to 1-1/2 hour time slots.
Shakespeare in the Garden
Delaware Shakespeare will fill the Copeland Sculpture Garden with a program of theatrical selections inspired by artwork in the garden. Following an interactive opening, the audience will be split into small groups and led throughout the grounds for Shakespeare experiences with 1-2 performers at six different sculptures.
Wilmington and Western Railroad - Mt. Cuba Meteor – Diesel
Take a leisurely 1½-hour round-trip ride up the Red Clay Valley to our Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, where you'll enjoy a ½-hour layover to have a picnic or simply admire the natural surroundings.
Bonus weekend adventure ideas:
Start checking off your fall bucket list early with these top things to do
- Explore your craft beer taste buds when you travel to locations on the DE on Tap app. Be sure to check in to each brewery you try out for your chance to win a prize!
- Find the perfect Insta-worthy moment and experience a new one-of-a-kind experience on the Delaware Discoveries Trail. Explore nine pieces of interactive street artwork throughout the state that you won’t see anywhere else.
- Enjoy the expected nice weather this weekend outdoors when you dine at these top outdoor dining spots for Fall
- Where to stay - From affordable hotels to scenic campgrounds, plan your quick weekend getaway with one of these comfy places to stay
Before visiting Delaware be sure to view our Go-To-Guide for tips on how to #ExploreSafelyDE. Please remember to plan ahead and maintain social distancing. Please wear a face covering and bring hand sanitizer. Make sure to review guidelines before arriving at your destination. Some locations may be operating under different capacity or require reservations. Please remember to stay home if you are sick.