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What’s New at the Delaware Beaches in 2022?

Delaware’s beach towns are gearing up for a sizzling summer season with a lineup of fresh attractions, ranging from restaurants to theatres to concerts. 

Hammys Milkshakes
Sugar Planet
Dewey Beach Yoga
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Freeman Arts Pavilion
Ocean View Brewing

Delaware’s beach towns are gearing up for a sizzling summer season with a lineup of fresh attractions, ranging from restaurants to theatres to concerts. 

Here’s an early season peek of what’s new at Southern Delaware’s coastal resorts: 


Bethany Blues Express is the new take-out option from popular BBQ spot Bethany Blues. 18385 Coastal Highway. 

The sleek new Hyatt House Lewes / Rehoboth Beach is open, with 105 rooms and 36 suites. 

The Lewes Line public transportation system is up and running, providing $1 mini-bus trips to points in and around town, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. through Sept. 30. 

Lewes Oyster House has foodies anticipating its opening this summer at 108 Second St. 

Rehoboth Beach

Above the Dunes has opened in the Green Turtle’s spot at 101 S. Boardwalk. 

Agave, long a hit in downtown Lewes, now has a new location. 19178 Coastal Hwy. 

Arena’s Pub is now open at 18756 Coastal Highway, adding to this family-owned lineup of restaurants. 

Hammy’s Burgers & Shakes will be bringing a menu full of decadent milkshakes for kids and adults, along with more than 30 burger creations. 19266 Coastal Hwy. 

House of Axe is now open: “Come prepared with a good throwing arm and closed-toed shoes.” 20644 Coastal Hwy. 

Sugar Planet now offering some out-of-this-world sweet treats. 161 Rehoboth Ave. 

Taco Reho has supplemented its popular food truck with a sit-down restaurant. 18784 Coastal Hwy. 

Dewey Beach

Beachin Bash will set up and break down your beach bonfire, and bring all the fixins for a cozy celebration in the sand. Serving Rehoboth and Dewey. 

Dewey Beach Yoga has started beach yoga sessions on the Dickinson Avenue beach. 

The Starboard Claw is coming at the former site of Hammerheads, featuring ribs from Bethany Blues, along with the legendary Ed’s Famous Chicken. 

Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach’s Dinker-Irvin Museum has opened its doors for tours of a now-vanished way of life at the beach. 318 Garfield Parkway. 

Hotel Bethany Beach has opened just two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, with 101 rooms and complimentary mini-golf. 39642 Jefferson Bridge Road. 

Fenwick Island and Beyond…

Dogfish Head Brewery is planning beer-and-cheese tasting tours this summer. 6 Cannery Village Center, Milton. 

The popular Fins Ale House & Raw Bar has opened an outpost at West Fenwick’s Bayville Shopping Center, on the site of the former Smitty McGee’s. 37234 Lighthouse Rd, Selbyville. 

Freeman Arts Pavilion will host some top acts this summer, including Patti LaBelle, Pat Benatar, John Fogerty & Elvis Costello. 31806 Lakeview Drive, Selbyville. 

The new 60-seat Dickens Parlour Theatre just west of Bethany Beach is a great new companion to the popular Good Earth Market & Restaurant

Matt’s Fish Camp has a new outpost in Fenwick that’s expected to be the latest hit for the SoDel Concepts restaurant group. 

The Millville Boardwalk entertainment center has added space, seating and a live stage. 35287 Atlantic Ave., Millville. 

Ocean View Brewing Co. adds to the coastal brewpub scene at 85 Atlantic Ave. in Ocean View.