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Fall Festivals in Delaware

As the green of a Delaware summer turns into the golds and reds of autumn, an inspiring sense of celebration and fun arises in Delaware as the season for festival begins. Here are just a few festivals happening this fall:

The Beer, Wine & Spirits Festival is the only festival in Delaware that offers all of the state’s vintners, brewers and distillers at one event.

Tours of the paranormal scare up a good time across northern Delaware. You can search for the supernatural at sites like Fort Delaware State Park, Old Swedes Church and Bellevue Hall.

Delaware Wine and Beer FestivalAt the Delaware beaches, weekends are full of family-friendly fall festival fun and affordable things to do. The Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler’s Festival in Rehoboth Beach lets kids and adults alike embrace their inner child with costumes and games. The Freeman Stage at Bayside’s Arts & Jazz Festival features top acts in mid-September.

The Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival is a great way to catch cool music in a cool seaside town full of shopping and dining temptations.

Fall’s also a great time for sampling the delicious handcrafted beverages of Delaware’s breweries on DE on Tap.

Here is just a sampling of what you can do this fall:


September
Ladybug FestivalHagley Car Show
Amish Country Bike Tour
Nanticoke Indian Powwow
Brandywine Festival of the Arts
Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest
End of Season Beach Party in Dewey Beach
Freeman Stage at Bayside Arts & Jazz Festival
Hagley Car Show
Fifer Orchards Fall Festival
St. Hedwig Polish Festival
Taste of Newark
Wilmington and Western Railroad Fall Tour


October 
Annual Rehoboth Fall Sidewalk SaleRehooboth Beach Jazz Festival
NASCAR racing at Dover International Speedway
Lewes Craft Fair
Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival
Delaware Wine and Beer Festival
Hagley Craft Fair
Blue Soul Fest
Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler’s Festival
Leipsic Oyster Festival


November 
Analog-A-Go-Go
First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
Rehoboth Art League Annual Holiday Fair- Fine Craft Show
Winter WonderFest

Searching for more events and festivals, please scroll through the Delaware events calendar.