Music Festivals and Events

Delaware keeps it rocking with music festivals and events all year long, whether it’s with legendary artists at Firefly Music Festival, the country accent of the Delaware State Fair, or big-name bands and jam sessions down in Dewey Beach.

Delaware State Fair Stage
Opera House Delaware
Lady Bug Festival Stage
  • Firefly Music Festival : Dover
    Firefly Music Festival is three summer days filled with top-name bands and tens of thousands of music lovers.
  • OperaDelaware Festival (April/May) : Wilmington
    Featuring classic pieces and modern shows, the OperaDelaware Festival showcases the best of opera annually.
  • Clifford Brown Jazz Festival (June) : Downtown Wilmington
    Held in tribute to the Wilmington man who was one of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time, the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival routinely features top musicians, and always offers free admission.
  • Riverfront Blues Festival (July) : Wilmington
    Blues acts take the stage one after the other at this laid-back event on the banks of the Christina River.
  • Ladybug Music Festival (July/September) : Wilmington/Milford
    This celebration of women and music features talented musicians from all musical genres during the weekend-long outdoor festival.
  • Delaware State Fair (July) : Harrington
    With a lineup to please any country-lover, this 10-day summer fair is filled with festive food and carnival rides and touts top country acts like Sugarland and Reba McEntire.
  • Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival (October) : Rehoboth Beach
    Held at intimate venues in and around the Delaware beaches, the annual Jazz Festival has been a spring ritual for more than 25 years, highlighted by such national acts as Al Green and Queen Latifah.
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