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Weekends Things to Do in Delaware, April 28-30, 2023

Feeling a need for speed? It’s NASCAR weekend in Delaware, with three days of fast-paced excitement coming to the Monster Mile in Dover. Away from the track, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Delaware this weekend, from beer bashes to wildflower festivals, and big helpings of fine food for everyone to enjoy.


Wildflower Weekend
Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin
April 28-30
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tickets: Free-$10
This is one of Delaware’s most spectacular spots for viewing spring’s colorful arrival, accompanied by three days of live music, gardening activities, outdoor family fun, and more.

Wilmington City Restaurant Week
Various restaurants in Wilmington
April 28-29
No set time
Tickets: None required
This is the last weekend to catch some of Wilmington’s best chefs for a deep discount: Just pick a participating restaurant, then enjoy lunch for just $15, or dinner for $30-$50.

Brewing For a Better Community
Carter Farm, Townsend
April 29
4-8 p.m.
Have a brew for a good cause as you enjoy live music, a country barbecue with a pig roast, hayrides, a bonfire, plenty of games to play, and marshmallows to roast.

Ag Day
University of Delaware’s Townsend Hall, Newark
April 29
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tickets: None required
You don’t have to be a farmer (or even a gardener) to enjoy Ag Day, the University of Delaware’s annual celebration of earth’s good bounty. Get ready for food, entertainment, animals, plant sales, educational exhibits and absolutely delicious UDairy ice cream.

Celebrity Chefs Brunch
DuPont Country Club, Wilmington
April 30
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: $75-$175
Be there for one of the culinary events of the year as celebrity chefs dish up some exquisite tastings accompanied by cocktails, live entertainment and a silent auction.


Dover Motor Speedway, Dover
April 28-30
Times vary
Tickets: $65-$96
The Monster Mile will be roaring this weekend, with thrilling races each day leading up to Sunday’s main event, the Würth 400. Be sure to check out the fun FanZone outside the track before you head inside!

Play: The Odd Couple
Second Street Players/Riverfront Theatre, Milford
April 28-30
Showtimes vary
Tickets: $20
This is the comedy matchup that everyone loves: Slovenly Oscar Madison, and the neat freak Felix Unger, perhaps the most delightful mismatch of all time.

Bug and Bud Festival
Downtown Milford
April 29
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tickets: None required
This outdoor celebration puts the focus on two of Milford’s most cherished symbols, the ladybug and nature itself. Enjoy a day filled with craft vendors, artists, and musicians along the scenic river through the center of town.

CAMP Rehoboth Women's Fest 2023
Rehoboth Beach
April 27-30
Times vary
Tickets: $10-$75
This is the biggest event in the Mid Atlantic specifically created for women, giving everyone a chance to meet old friends and make some new ones while enjoying sports events, speed dating, performances, dancing and so much more.

Doodles in Dewey
Dewey Beach
April 28-30
Times vary
Tickets: None required
You don’t have to own a Labradoodle (or even be one) to attend this celebration, which features a pet costume parade, a “Doodle Romp” on the beach, and soothing beach yoga sessions.

Rehoboth Beach Gumbo Crawl
In and around Rehoboth Beach
April 29
1-4 p.m.
Tickets: $20
You might want to skip breakfast Saturday, because it’s going to be a day devoted to enjoying big bowls of gumbo at any (or all) of 15 participating Rehoboth restaurants.

Sea Glass at the Seashore
Delaware Seashore State Park, Rehoboth Beach
April 29
10-11:30 a.m.
Tickets: $8
Families will love learning about the origins of sea glass, scouring the coastline for a piece of history, then creating a unique keepsake of their own.