Get Out and Get LOCAL!

Delaware Events, Regional Performances, Festivals and More...


No matter where you are, there's plenty to do in Delaware. Here are some links to get you started.

VisitDelaware-Delaware State's Tourism Site

Delaware Scene Statewide Arts Calendar

Wilmington-Brandywine Valley Attractions

What's Happening by North DelaWhere Magazine

Kent County/Central Delaware Attractions and Events

Delaware Business Now. News Now. Not Later.

Southern DE Tourism-Attractions and Events

Lewes News & Events

Lewes Summer Concert Series

Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Events

Rehoboth Beach Bandstand Summer Schedule

Bethany-Fenwick Events

The Freeman Stage at Bayside Schedule

Where to Golf in Southern/Sussex County

Things to Do in Delaware on Trip Advisor

Rehoboth Foodie

All About Historic Milton

Our Favorite Festivals, Annual Events, Benefits and Live Performances

AUG 4 - Brews, BBQ & Bushes

4-7pm at the East Coast Garden Center in Millsboro. Celebrate International Beer Day with local brews, wine BBQ from Bethany Blues and classes on bushes! Proceeds benefit Cordrey Charities, which supports Kids, Education & Environment in Sussex County. More information, http://www.eastcoastgardencenter.com/classes-events/event/414-brews-bbq-bushes.html

AUG 5   2017 Outdoor Antiques Show

9am-4pm at the Lewes Historical Society at 110 Shipcarpenter Street in Lewes. This Antiques Show is a Lewes institution! The Lewes Historical Society is celebrating the 54th Anniversary of its Outdoor Antiques Show. High quality antiques dealers participate in the show, featuring 18th century to early 20th century antiques. All pieces are authentic and represent a wide range of prices. There is something for every taste and every level of collecting sophistication at the show.  Enjoy festive live music and delicious food. https://www.leweschamber.com/event/community-events/2017-outdoor-antiques-show

AUG 5   Rehoboth Beach Ball

7pm at Kings Creek Country Club. The wide range of live and silent auction items, delicious food and great dance music by Bob Hughes make this one of the most popular events in the area. This year’s theme is the "Castles in the Sand." Beach Chic attire and open seating make this event casual and relaxed. This is our biggest fund raiser of the year! Tickets start at $100 for members. Ticket information, sponsorship and volunteer information, or if you are a business wanting to donate an auction item, please call the Museum at 302-227-7310. http://www.rehobothbeachmuseum.org/index.php/beach-ball

Aug 5  - Delaware SPCA's Annual 5K Run for Paws

8am-noon. Join hundreds of animal lovers as they take to the streets for the Delaware SPCA’s Annual 5K Run in Dewey Beach. Stay after the race for fun, refreshments and an awards ceremony hosted by The Starboard Restaurant. http://www.delspca.org/events/run-for-the-paws/

AUG 5-6   Rehoboth Art League's 44th Annual Outdoor Fine Art and Fine Craft Show

SAT 10am- 5pm/SUN 10- 4pm. Over 125 artists and artisans from around the country will display and sell their fine art and fine crafts amidst the Rehoboth Art League's 3.5 acre historic wooded campus in Henlopen Acres. A juried event yielding exceptional work, many of the artists also demonstrate their creativity.  The Outdoor Show is not just a fine art and fine crafts show, but is a fun summer event full of activities, including great food, music, historic tours, face-painting, artist demonstrations, gallery exhibits, beautiful gardens, the historic Homestead, and a Dogfish Head Beer Garden.  For more information, please visit www.rehobothartleague.org.

AUG 6   Randi Lee Ashcroft

5-8pm at Bluecoast Rehoboth. Randi Lee Ashcroft, the well-known Country performer will be on the Bluecoast Acoustic Stage. Bluecoast Rehoboth hosts a variety of musicians every Wednesday-Sunday on the outdoor stage with a fire pit and outside bar thru September. More information http://www.bluecoastrehoboth.com/

AUG 10 - Best of Delaware

6-9pm. The Best of Delaware® Party is a fun event that celebrates excellence and raises funds for worthy local causes. The people, places, services and restaurants that have received an esteemed Best of Delaware® award use this night to showcase why they are worthy of their title. Guests are excited to get out, see old friends, make new ones, dance, drink, and sample the vast array of delicious food and enjoyable products offered by our winners. Enjoy live entertainment by Jellyroll and a few other surprises. http://www.bestofde.com

AUG 11  Milton Arts Guild Opening Reception and Sale – 8X8 – Anonymous Show

5-7pm at the Gallery at 310 Walnut Street in Milton. The Milton Arts Guild members have been creating paintings that are all anonymous and all 8X8. Dazzle your visual senses, the show runs until September 19th and the gallery hours are from 11am to 3pm Wednesday through Saturday. For further information, visit www.miltonartsguild.org

AUG 11-13  Summer Vibes Fest

9am. A multi-day festival highlighting the Southern Delaware beach culture and summer spirit through Skimboarding, Skateboarding, Stand Up Paddle, Music, and Art! Friday, Saturday, and Sunday August 11-13 at 9am Zap Pro/Am World Championships of Skimboarding at the famous shore break at Dagsworthy St. Beach in Dewey Beach. https://alleyoopskim.com/collections/events/products/summer-vibes-fest

AUG 12-13   Rehoboth Art League's 44th Annual Outdoor Fine Art and Fine Craft Show

SAT 10am- 5pm/SUN 10- 4pm. Over 125 artists and artisans from around the country will display and sell their fine art and fine crafts amidst the Rehoboth Art League's 3.5 acre historic wooded campus in Henlopen Acres. A juried event yielding exceptional work, many of the artists also demonstrate their creativity.  The Outdoor Show is not just a fine art and fine crafts show, but is a fun summer event full of activities, including great food, music, historic tours, face-painting, artist demonstrations, gallery exhibits, beautiful gardens, the historic Homestead, and a Dogfish Head Beer Garden.  For more information, please visit www.rehobothartleague.org.

AUG 18-19 Summer Vibes Fest

Friday at 4pm. East of Maui SUP Sprint Challenge at North Beach 125 McKinley St. in Dewey Beach. This is a 3 mile Stand Up Paddle race on the bay at the North Beach Bar/Beach club. This event concludes with complimentary dinner buffet for Summer Vibes Event participants. Saturday at 11am Rehoboth Am Skate Jam at Epworth Skate Park: 19285 Holland Glade Road Rehoboth Beach. This is an all amateur skate contest with street and bowl event. https://alleyoopskim.com/collections/events/products/summer-vibes-fest

AUG 19  10th Annual Lewes Creative Writers' Conference

8:30am-4pm at the Lewes Public Library. Nationally and internationally known writers, including nature writer Lisa Couturier and poet Gerry LaFemina, will lead open sessions and small workshops in poetry, novel, short stories, flash fiction, memoir, and personal essay. Lunchtime Chats will include readings by 2017 Delaware Division of the Arts Fellows in Literature. The evening before the Conference on Friday, August 18 at 5 p.m., the library will host readings by workshop leaders. For more information and to register for free, please contact Lewes Library.

AUG 19 - Corvette Club’s 18th Annual Spectacular Open Car Show

8am-2pm at 1 State Chevrolet in Georgetown. FREE. Enjoy music, food, silent and a Chinese auction. Proceeds will be donated to Justin's Beach House in Bethany Beach. http://www.beachcomberscorvetteclub.org/car-show

AUG 19   Savor the Wish

7-11pm at Nassau Valley Vineyards in Lewes. Make-A-Wish® Delaware’s Savor the Wish, is an evening event featuring Delaware’s finest cuisines and beverages. Enjoy food and drink tastings from a variety of fantastic local restaurants, live music by the Funsters, and an expansive silent auction. Savor the Wish will raise vital funds to help grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions throughout the state of Delaware! http://philasv.wish.org/ways-to-help/savor-the-wish

AUG 20-27  August Quarterly

Come and celebrate the Nation’s Oldest African American Festival celebrating religious freedom, freedom of speech and the right of assembly. Share the heritage, music, crafts, singing, stage performances, children events, storytelling, vendors, food arts, African clothing, books and national known recording artist. With more than two centuries of history, the Big August Quarterly is the nation's oldest African American festival celebrating the freedom of speech, the freedom of religion and rights of all people to peacefully assemble. Once an important part of the Underground Railroad system, the August Quarterly remains a festival of reunions and religious revival for people for families and friends. The festival is held at the Harriet-Tubman Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington, DE with activities for children and adults with music, vendors and fun for all! More information, visit http://www.augustquarterly.org/

AUG 26   18th Annual Broadkill River Canoe & Kayak Race

The 18th Annual Broadkill River Canoe & Kayak Race will take place on August 26th at 10 a.m. This one's a don't-miss, so contact Maryellen Kiernan at mare@irisheyespub.com for the lowdown! irisheyespub.com

AUG 26  Bargains on the Broadkill and the Great Duck Race

9am-3pm at Milton Memorial Park. A summertime tradition, historic Milton’s Bargains on the Broadkill is an opportunity for Milton residents to turn their unused possessions into a bit of cash. It features over 50 vendors of arts and crafts, jewelry, goodies and food. The Great Duck Race offers participants the opportunity to win cash prizes to the top 25 winners. For more information, visit http://www.historicmilton.com/event/bargains-on-the-broadkill/

SEP 2-3   Sundance 2017—Rainbow XXX: Solar NRG Auction and Dance Party

The 30th anniversary of Sundance will be held on Labor Day weekend in Rehoboth Beach. Sundance 2017—Rainbow XXX: Solar NRG is a two-night event. Saturday, September 2, from 7-10pm, is the silent and live auction with auctioneer Lorne Crawford, a cocktail buffet, and an open bar all night. Sunday, September 3, from 8pm-2 m, the dance party grooves with music by DJ/Remixer Joe Gauthreaux, lights by Paul Turner, and an open bar. Tickets and info at http://www.camprehoboth.com/events/sundance-2017

SEP 9-10  Brandywine Festival Of Arts

More than 250 artists from around the country travel to Brandywine Park in Wilmington, Delaware every year on the first weekend after Labor Day for this juried art exhibition, an early fall tradition for almost 20,000 attendees. Booths feature fine art, jewelry, leather crafting, furniture design, woodworking, metal work, sculpture, pottery, photography, and other wearable and decorative art alongside a local food court, music performances and children's activities. http://www.brandywinearts.com/

SEP 9-10  32nd Annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival

Check out the mile long festival celebrating Kennett Square’s number one cash crop– the mushroom. The Festival features a day of culinary events, growing exhibits, children’s entertainment, and 200 plus vendors. On the streets of "The Mushroom Capital of the World," vendors and restaurants set up shop to pay homage to Kennett Square's famous fungi. You'll find mushroom tacos, mushroom risottos, mushroom soups and mushroom ice cream. Stay for the National Fried Mushroom Eating Competition, enter the Cute-As-A-Button (Mushroom) baby photo contest, and meet celebrity chefs inside the Culinary Tent. Visit http://mushroomfestival.org/

SEP 9  39th Annual Sandcastle Contest

8:30am-5pm on the beach between Brooklyn Ave. and Hickman St. in Rehoboth Beach. The 39th Annual Sandcastle Contest finds teams expressing their artistic flair in the sand; past creations include a breakfast meal, Funland rides, Pyramids, Dolphins, Olympic athletes and of course traditional sandcastles. Open to both adults and children, sculptures may be started at any time on the day of competition, but must be completed for judging by 3pm.  Participants may register their entry anytime between 8:30am-2:30pm.  Beachgoers who would rather watch than create are welcome to view the incredible creations upon their completion beginning at 3pm free of charge.  The contest Winners will be announced at approximately 5:00 PM.  This event is WEATHER DEPENDENT. FREE SCULPTING LESSONS ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8. For more information, call (302) 227 – 6446  or visit the Chamber website at www.beach-fun.com

SEP 9   7th Annual  Wings of Hope Butterfly Release

10am-1pm at the Medical Arts Building on Route 24. The 7th Annual Wings of Hope is a  Butterfly Release to benefit Cancer Support Community Delaware. The event is highlighted by the release of 250 Monarch butterflies in recognition of family, friends and neighbors throughout Sussex County whose lives have been impacted by cancer. A free, community-wide event for all ages also includes an amazing display of thousands of paper butterflies, live music from local musicians, children's activities, and a variety of craft vendors and food trucks. For more information, visit https://www.cancersupportdelaware.org/wingsofhope.php

SEP 9   Milton Townwide Yard Sale

9am-3pm All around the town, you can look for treasures or put a price on your lovingly used stuff. http://www.historicmilton.com/event/fall-townwide-yardsale/

SEP 9   Walk to Defeat ALS

8am-noon. This is an annual fun fundraiser to raise much needed contributions to aid those suffering from this terrible disease and to fund the research to end it. Teams walk in unity to honor loved ones, deceased or current patients.  Music and food gives this a festive atmosphere. http://www.alsphiladelphia.org/

SEP 9   King Cole Cannery Celebrity Chef Cook-off

5-8pm at the Milton Fire Hall. At the Milton Historical Society’s 2017 King Cole Cannery Celebrity Chef Cook-Off, chefs will prepare culinary creations featuring vegetables and fruits that would have been canned at the former King Cole Cannery located in Milton.  Participating chefs are from restaurants located in Milton, Rehoboth Beach, Lewes and Milford.  Guests at this event will enjoy sampling the creations of our celebrity chefs and then vote to determine the winner.  For some added spice, the evening will include music, the King Cole Celebrity Raffle and a cash bar.  Tickets are $45 for non-members and at the door.  MHS members pay $35 for tickets purchased before September 8. Don’t wait!  Tickets are limited to the first 200 paid tickets. https://www.visitsoutherndelaware.com/events/king-cole-cannery-celebrity-chef-cook-0

SEP 10    The Elwood Bishop Duo

5-8pm at Bluecoast Rehoboth. The Elwood Bishop Duo takes the Bluecoast Acoustic Stage with funky Jazz and groovy vocals. Bluecoast Rehoboth hosts a variety of musicians every Wednesday-Sunday on the outdoor stage with a fire pit and outside bar thru September. More information http://www.bluecoastrehoboth.com/

SEP 11   2017 Village Improvement Association Golf Tournament

8am at Kings Creek Country Club in Rehoboth. Shamble format, your entry includes Golf fees with cart Continental Breakfast, Lunch following the tournament, 50/50 Raffle and $20 Bundle. There’s more information at https://www.rehobothbeachvia.org/golf-tournament/

SEP 15-17  Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest

Friday: 5pm-11pm, Satyrday 12- 11pm and Sunday 12-6pm. From the opening oompahs of the Friday night parade until the last bratwurst is gone, the Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest, hosted in Newark, is a three-day celebration of German food and culture ... and, of course, beer. The men wear lederhosen. The women wear dirndls. It's not unusual to see a United States Senator or two speaking before the tapping of the first keg (and having a sip immediately after). Admission: $8 per person. Prost! http://www.delawaresaengerbund.org/v5_Oktoberfest.shtml

SEP 24  Fall FantaSea Fete Live & Silent Auction

5-7pm at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club. Open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live and Silent Auction that benefits Meals on Wheels. More information at  http://www.mealsonwheels-lr.com/event/fall-fantasea-fete-live-silent-auction/

SEP 25  40th Annual Harry Derrickson Memorial Golf Tournament

10am-5:30pm at the Rehoboth Beach Country Club. The tournament includes lunch, 2 mulligans per player, longest drive contest, gift bag, on-course beverages and awards ceremony with beer and lite fare. More information at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/40th-annual-harry-derrickson-memorial-golf-tournament-tickets-28837601041/

SEP 30  Trinity Foundation Golf Tournament

The Trinity Foundation’s annual golf tournament is scheduled for September 30th at Heritage Shores in Bridgeville, DE. Sponsorships for the annual Charity Golf Tournament are $100 and up. It's an excellent advertising opportunity for a great cause. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the Trinity Foundation’s causes, which include donations to youth activities and leadership, health awareness events, and fighting hunger in our local communities. For more information, visit https://trinitylogistics.com/about-us/trinity-foundation/upcoming-events/?utm_source=Golf+Tournament&utm_campaign=ac9fc04379-GOLFTOURNAMENT&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_9da64f3a95-ac9fc04379-84199389

Got Questions? We've got answers!

By giving us your phone number and email address, you are giving Active Adults Realty permission to contact you via email or phone.

Copyright © 2017 | Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. | Privacy Policy
Real Estate Web Design by Dakno Marketing.