Lewes Canal with boats

Weekend Things to Do in Delaware: March 10-12, 2023 

The approaching weekend is in sight, accompanied by more than a few St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, but also by plenty of other things to do in Delaware. There are loads of plays and performances across the state, and a beloved Southern Delaware bar is ready to celebrate its 16th birthday. Cheers! 


“Boeing, Boeing” 
Wilmington Drama League, Wilmington 
March 10-12 
8 p.m. 
Tickets: $12-$20 
Head to the Wilmington Drama League as they get their season started with “Boeing, Boeing,” a funny farce about a pilot desperately trying to juggle the affections of three different women. 

“The Book of Mormon” 
The Playhouse on Rodney Square, Wilmington 
March 10-12 
Shows at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. 
Tickets: $58-$117 
The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." Here's your chance to see “Book of Mormon,” a nine-time Tony Award winner, at the historic Playhouse Theatre. 

Candlelight Tours 
Rockwood Park & Museum, Wilmington 
March 10 
6:30-8 p.m. 
Tickets: $20 
This stunning mansion glows with a special charm by candlelight, letting you experience the interiors just as the owners did so many years ago. 

Delaware Blue Coats vs. College Park Skyhawks 
Chase Fieldhouse, Wilmington 
March 11 
7 p.m. 
Tickets: $13-$64 
Enjoy an NBA G League matchup at the Chase Fieldhouse, conveniently located near some of the city’s most entertaining Riverfront restaurants! 

Wilmington St. Patrick’s Day Parade 
4th and King Streets, Wilmington 
March 11 
12-4 p.m. 
Tickets: None required 
It’s been too long since Wilmington celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a big parade, enjoyably followed by Irish step dancing and revelry. 

Out & About St. Paddy’s Day Loop 
March 11 
2 p.m.-1 a.m. 
Tickets: $10 cover provides admission to all clubs 
Bounce from club to club in your finest green attire -- prizes awarded for best St. Paddy’s Day spirit. Be on the lookout for the photographer! 

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony 
The Queen, Wilmington 
March 11 
8 p.m.-12 a.m. 
Tickets: $43-$88 
Don't miss the iconic hip hop act Bone Thugs-N-Harmony as they bring their Grammy-winning talent to Wilmington. 

“The Simon & Garfunkel Story” 
The Grand Opera House, Wilmington 
March 12 
7 p.m. 
Tickets: $45-$51 
The coast-to-coast tour of this internationally acclaimed hit show has arrived in Delaware, where the Grand Opera House will serve as a stunning venue for the fun. 


Free Tour: Women of the Biggs 
The Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover 
March 10-11 
11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. 
Tickets:  None required 
The museum is offering free hour-long tours highlighting art done by female artists. (Continues on weekends through March.) 

Folk Concert: Isabel Angela and Hazel Raven 
Old State House, Dover 
March 10 
7:30-8:30 p.m. 
Tickets: None required 
Enjoy a free folk concert in one of Downtown Dover’s loveliest historic buildings as Isabel Angela and Hazel Raven take the stage at the Old State House for a Friends of Folk Concert.   

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival  
Downtown Dover  
March 11 
Tickets: None required 
The big parade is back this year, and it’s bigger and better than ever! Enjoy music DJs, food trucks, kids’ games and freebies (be sure to bring those lawn chairs!). 


16th Season Opening Party 
Nalu Surf Bar & Grill, Dewey Beach 
March 9-12 
Times vary 
Tickets: None required 
This festive Hawaiian-themed beach bar and restaurant celebrates its 16th year with a three-day party, featuring a different band each day. 

Mentalist: Jon Stetson 
Dickens Parlour Theatre, Millville 
March 10 
5 p.m.-12 a.m. 
Tickets: adult $52; child $35
Mind reading has never been this much fun! Mentalist Jon Stetson is coming to Dickens Parlour Theatre, where he will step inside people's heads to see what they’re thinking. 

Haunted Histories Paranormal Tour 
Lewes Historical Society, Lewes 
March 10-11 
8-10:30 p.m. 
Tickets: $20 
It’s not even Halloween yet, and the town of Lewes simply cannot wait. On this two-hour tour, Lewes Historical Society and First State Paranormal Investigations invite you to hear the true tales of long-ago residents of both the historic Cannonball and Burton Ingram Houses. 

St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festivities 
Downtown Milton 
March 12 
1 p.m.-12 a.m. 
Tickets: None required 
Gather near the Milton Theatre and get ready for a day of Irish joy and live music, featuring Lower Case Blues and the Al Frantic Band.