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Weekend Things to Do in Delaware, May 19-21, 2023

It’s surely a weekend for getting outside and exploring things to do in Delaware, whether you prefer some exciting bicycle racing, a soothing outdoor arts festival, or even a splashy boat ride. There’s all that and more happening in Delaware this weekend!



Wilmington Grand Prix
May 19-21
Times vary
Tickets: None required
Gather by the side of the road and cheer your favorite pro cyclist as they race for glory. Before and after, enjoy food trucks, craft beer and live music!

The Grateful Allman Band Experience
The Queen, Wilmington
May 20
8 p.m.
Tickets: $12
Here’s a wonderfully rockin’ tribute show for everyone who’s a fan of The Band, The Grateful Dead and The Allman Brothers Band. Featuring an all-star lineup from some of the best mid-Atlantic regional bands.

Brandywine River ShadFest and 5K Run
Brandywine Park, Wilmington
May 20
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tickets: None required
Celebrate the restoration of the historic Brandywine River and the return of the American Shad with a family-friendly 5k, and a riverside festival featuring live music, fishing lessons, games, and food and craft vendors.

Bellefonte Arts Festival
Brandywine Boulevard, Wilmington
May 20
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tickets: None required. Enjoy the spring weather and get outside for a day shopping, dancing and sampling food trucks at this arts-focused fest.

Day in Old New Castle
Downtown Historic New Castle
May 20
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tickets: $25 adult; $5 children
This is the oldest house and garden tour in the nation, featuring more than 40 historic home and garden tours. Be sure to get a tour of Delaware’s Tall Ship, then hang out and enjoy music and food.


Open Cockpit Day
Air Mobility Command Museum, Dover
May 20
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tickets: None required
You can literally step into our nation’s aviation history at the Air Mobility Command Museum, which is offering a special opportunity to see inside the glorious old aircraft!


Lewes Maritime Day
Canalfront Park, Lewes
May 20
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tickets: None required
Head for the waterside to celebrate America's proud maritime history with boat tours, boat rides, seafaring stories, and much more!

Rehoboth Beach Arts Festival
Grove Park, Rehoboth Beach
May 20
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tickets: None required
Head for downtown Rehoboth Beach's picturesque Grove Park, where artists will showcase and sell original, quality artwork.