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JUN 21–25 The Annual DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival
In Rodney Square in Wilmington, this is a FREE event. VisitDelaware.com says, “one of the only forms of music that
JUN 25-26 New Castle County Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood
Experience family fun for children of all ages at Delaware’s Largest Family Picnic... the New Castle County Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park. Featuring vendors, live music, local restaurants, crafters and local creameries serving the region’s best ice creams, you won’t want to miss this! For more information, call 302-690-5555 or visit http://rockwoodicecream.com/
JUN 25-26 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival
Saturday, 9am - 4pm, Sunday, 9am - 3pm. The Lewes Historical Society presents the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lewes. 2016 is the seventh year for this event and will feature more than seventy sea glass artists and other coastal artists. Enjoy delicious food and cool treats all weekend. Jimmy G will be playing Steel Drums on Saturday from 10am-2pm. Bring your glass shards and bottles, the specialist will be available to identify your treasures on-site on Sunday from 9am-3pm. Admission to the festival is $5 per person; children under 12 free. http://www.leweschamber.com/event/community-events/2016-mid-atlantic-sea-glass-coastal-arts-festival
JUL 3 Rehoboth Beach 4th Of July Fireworks
Celebrate July 3rd with a spectacular fireworks display by Zambelli Fireworks Internationale – launched from the beach, south of Rehoboth Avenue and visible up and down the boardwalk and beach at approximately 9:15pm. There will be entertainment at the bandstand. The Funsters will be performing from 8pm – 9:15pm prior to the fireworks and then again until 11:00 p.m. following the fireworks. For more information visit www.rehobothbandstand.com.
Date: Sunday, July 3,
Location: The Rehoboth Beach Main Street on the Boardwalk and Shoreline
JUL 3 Cape May/Lewes Ferry's July 4th Fireworks Cruise 2016
5pm-11pm. Departing from Lewes on board the M/V Delaware, you will see an incredible fireworks display on the Delaware Bay. Onboard, listen to live music from Glass Onion at the 3rd deck Lido Bar. This is a ticketed event. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase. http://www.capemaylewesferry.com/Admin_Calendar/tabid/1231/ctl/Details/Mid/733/ItemID/4096/Default.aspx?ContainerSrc=[G]Containers/DarkKnight/PageTitle_Blue
JUL 4 Middletown 4th of July Fireworks
6-10pm. 4th of July Fireworks sponsored by the Town of Middletown will be held at dusk/dark at Silver Lake Park. Food will be sold by non-profits. No pets, no bikes, no skateboards, no alcohol, no open flames, no personal fireworks allowed.
JUL 4 Lewes Fourth of July Celebration
JUL 4 A Celebration of Independence in the Capital of the First State6pm: Old Fashioned Fourth of July Parade. Enjoy a patriotic parade with music, marchers, antique cars and more through downtown Dover. The parade route is along State Street, starting at Hazel Road and ending just past The Green. 6:45pm:Smooth Sounds Dance Band, 7:45pm:Opening Ceremony featuring C-17 flyover, Pledge of Allegiance, and National Anthem, led by Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen in front of Legislative Hall. 8pm: 287th Army Band of the Delaware National Guard’s concert of patriotic, pop and band classics in front of Legislative Hall, leading up to the fireworks show at Dusk – About 9:20pm: The 2016 Dover Fourth of July fireworks show, set to music from the Broadway hip-hop phenomenon “Hamilton.” http://www.dover4thofjuly.com/index.html
JUL 4 4th of July Festivities in Milton
10am. The Town of Milton will celebrate our nation’s birthday when independence was declared from British rule, has been celebrated for 240 years with flags, parades, picnics, games and patriotic pride in Milton Memorial Park beginning at 10am. http://www.visitsoutherndelaware.com/events/4th-july-festivities-milton
JUL 4 Bethany Beach 4th of July Parade & CelebrationNoon til… the 33rd Annual Bethany Beach Independence Day Celebration will kick off with a parade at noon and take its traditional 2-mile route through town. The Downtowners Fancy Brigade Mummers band from Philadelphia and the 1st Delaware Regiment Fife and Drum Corp will provide musical entertainment. The horseshoe-throwing contest occurs at 2pm at the southwest corner of the Christian Church grounds. Fireworks will complete the day at dusk.There is no rain date. For updates, visit the Town’s website, www.townofbethanybeach.com
JUL 30 People's Festival - 4Peace Tribute to Bob Marley
Before he became an icon, Bob Marley lived with his mother in Wilmington, Delaware working as a lab assistant at DuPont and on the line at the Chrysler plant. Today, his legacy is celebrated every year at the Annual Peoples' Festival 4 Peace Tribute to Bob Marley, where artists jam on two stages in Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park, and attendees wander between the Drum Circle, Children's Village and International Food Court. For more information visit http://www.peoplesfestival.com/
AUG 5-7 Riverfront Blues Festival
One amazing 3day, outdoor blues festival held on the Wilmington waterfront. The 2016 Riverfront Blues Festival brings the best of the blues to Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park in Wilmington. This annual Wilmington tradition is
AUG 19 An Evening with Gladys Knight
7:30pm, the Freeman Stage in Bethany Beach. The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of the greatest. VThe Empress of Soul has enjoyed No. 1 hits in Pop, Gospel, R&B and Adult Contemporary, and has triumphed in film, television, and live performance. She is a seven-time Grammy winner, she participated in the 14th season of “Dancing with the Stars.” This fall marked the release of her first mainstream dance record, “Just A Little” in nearly 20 years. Fixed Seating provided; Tickets are required for ALL patrons, including infants and children. For tickets and more information, visit http://freemanstage.org/event/an-evening-with-gladys-knight/
AUG 20 Middletown Olde-Tyme Peach Festival
9am-4pm. A Bit of Sweetness at the end of the Summer, the 2016 Middletown Peach Festival draws 30K people with local artists, entertainment for the kids and a peach pie contest. Beginning at 9am with the annual Peach parade on Broad Street, many of the activities are centered around Main Street. Entertainment is scheduled throughout the day around town. There are activities for children, a local artist exhibit, historical exhibits, a peach pie contest, crafts, music, food, games, and of course – Peaches! The Peach Festival is a rain-or-shine event! For more information, visit http://www.middletownpeachfestival.com/
AUG 27-28 The Big August Quarterly
With over 200 years 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 and is held throughout Wilmington. Share the heritage, music, crafts, singing, stage performances, children events, storytelling, vendors, food arts, African clothing, books and national known recording artists. Visit http://www.augustquarterly.org/ or call 302-655-5231 for more information.
AUG 27 5th Annual Delaware Burger Battle
Rain or shine, the battle between the buns brings together the best