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
The Freeman Stage at Bayside Schedule
Where to Golf in Southern/Sussex County
Things to Do in Delaware on Trip Advisor
All About Historic Milton
Our Favorite Festivals, Annual Events, Benefits and Live Performances
NOV 2 - 12 Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
Here in Rehoboth Beach, Lewes and the new Cinema Art Theater. This film festival is the oldest and largest event of its kind in the State of Delaware. 2017 finds the RBIFF celebrating its 20th year, and the award-winning festival has developed into a mid-Atlantic fall destination event for film enthusiasts from more than fifteen states. The nine+ day event offers a wide variety of American and international features, documentaries, and short films. The films are always amazing and we try to see as many as possible every year. Find out more about the festival and how to purchase passes by Clicking Here!
NOV 3 Reflections Show - Milton Arts Guild Opening Reception & Sale
The Milton Arts Guild members interpret the concept of reflections in traditional and modern abstract forms and expressions ranging from pottery and sculpture to acrylic, oil and watercolor paintings. The show opening is November 3rd from 5pm until 7pm at their gallery, 310 Walnut Street, Milton, DE. For more info visit here - miltonartsguild.org
THROUGH NOV 19 Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens
Chrysanthemum Festival is an extraordinary blend of horticulture and artistry, preserving an ancient Asian art Chrysanthform while showcasing innovative plant-growing techniques. Discover more than 20,000 blooming chrysanthemums nurtured and trained by our horticulture experts, some for more than a year, to resemble clouds, torches, spirals, fans, 13-foot arches and more. For more information VISIT HERE.
NOV 4 - 5 2017 Rehoboth Art League 33rd Annual Holiday Fair - Fine Craft Show
The 2017 Holiday Fair will feature more than two dozen artisans exhibiting and selling their work, including jewelry, glassworks, pottery, clay sculpture, painting, woodworking, mixed media, and decorative and wearable fiber creations. Lunch served in the Children's Studio, and Dogfish Head will be offering craft beer in our 'Paynter's Pub.' Tickets: weekend entry fee of $5 per adult and children under 12 are free. Event held 10am-4pm at the Rehoboth Art League, located at 12 Dodds Lane, in Henlopen Acres. Visit HERE for more information.
NOV 10-12 54th Annual Delaware Antiques Show
Sixty of the country’s most distinguished dealers present the finest offerings of American antiques and decorative arts, including furniture, paintings, rugs, ceramics, silver, jewelry, and more. Held at the Chase Center on The Riverfront in Wilmington. Tickets are $15 per nonmember; $13 per Member; children under 12 free. Ticket is valid for all three days and includes all lectures as well as the special exhibition. For more information, visit http://www.winterthur.org/das.
NOV 12 Veterans Apple Pie Social at the Judge Morris Estate
Happening 1:00 - 3:00 - Judge Morris Estate - White Clay Creek State Park, Newark DE. Honor Veterans at the park’s annual Apple Pie Social. Hear firsthand what being a Veteran means and how we can honor them for their service. We will be serving coffee and apple pie, courtesy of Perkins Restaurant. Free Call to register 302-368-6900. For information email: email@example.com
NOV 14 - DEC 31 Holidays in Odessa
Step back in time at the Historic Odessa's annual holiday celebration - a seasonal tradition of interpreting scenes from classic literature. This season the celebration lasts from November 14 through December 31, 2017. Historic Odessa is open to the public in the fall and winter, Monday by reservation, Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM and Sunday 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM. To see more info calendar of special events happening through the holiday season, VISIT HERE.
NOV 17-19 Opening Weekend of Winter WonderFEST
Holiday fun kicks off with Dashing Through the Show Grand Opening Weekend, November 17th-19th. During the DASHING Weekend, explore the Lights Spectacular on foot and get up close & personal with the lights by participating in a 1 mile FUN walk or the timed 5K Run Walk and Dog Walk. All while raising money for those in need throughout Sussex County Delaware! The Lights Specatular will be nestled within a new route in the Cape Henlopen State Park Campground, and feature 30% more lights! Winter WonderFEST will run Nov 17 - Dec 31. For more information, visit http://wonderfestde.org
NOV 17-19 Bethany Beach Food and Wine Festival
Nosh on bites from your favorite restaurants and enjoy the area’s best wines at the Bethany Beach Ocean Suites Food & Wine Festival. Tickets include wine and food samples and commemorative wine glass. Win door prizes, bid on auction prizes and enjoy live music throughout the day! Tickets are $45. Proceeds to benefit the Food Bank of Delaware. For more info and tickets, CLICK HERE.
NOV 22 Winterthur Yuletide Jazz & Wine Series
Wednesdays: November 22 & 29; December 6, 13 & 20, 5:30–8:00 pm - Celebrate the season with live jazz and a glass of wine in the festive atmosphere of Winterthur’s Galleries Reception Atrium.
Cash wine and beer bar; fruit and cheese for purchase. Yuletide Jazz and Wine is $5 per Member. $10 per nonmember. $5 students. 13 and under are free. Nonmember Jazz and Wine ticket purchasers may upgrade their ticket to a Yuletide Tour that evening for an additional $10. Advance registrations strongly recommended,
spaces fill early. VISIT HERE
for more info.
NOV 24-25 Dewey Sip and Shop at Dewey Artist Collaboration
Why shop the big box stores when you can shop local for the Holidays! Join in for the 3rd Annual Dewey Sip and Shop, Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Featuring local artwork, goods, and services along with live music and tastes of quality local craft brews from
Big Oyster Brewery,
Crooked Hammock Brewery,
Gary's Dewey Beach Grill,
Dewey Beer Company, and
Standard Distributing Company! Find out more information here.
NOV 24 - DEC 10 Miracle on 34th Street The Musical- Clear Space Theater
Enjoy this holiday classic from Meredith Willson, the writer of the musical theater classic THE MUSIC MAN! Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn't want her six-year-old daughter Susan's head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor Fred Gailey tries to woo Doris by charming Susan and taking her to see Santa Claus at Macy's, where Doris works. Doris is not impressed -but when it turns out Macy's Santa may in fact be the real Kris Kringle, a wave of love spreads across New York City that melts even the most cynical hearts. Based on the 20th Century Fox Picture with story by Valentine Davies and screenplay by George Seaton. For tickets and more info, visit http://www.clearspacetheatre.org
NOV 30 Lewes Annual Merchants Hospitality Night
November 30th from 5-8pm, join the businesses of the Historic Lewes Commercial district, as they git into the holiday spirit. Along Second Street, they will host an evening of shopping with complimentary treats and refreshments. Join in the fun a with live music, plus the kids can expect a visit from Santa! Don't miss this fun annual event. Check out more info here.
DEC 2 Christmas Tour of Lewes 2017
Experience historic Lewes, Delaware as nine homeowners open their doors to the community during the Society's signature event, "A Christmas Tour of Lewes." Historical society properties are decorated for the season, a greens sale and antiques and collectibles sale is held, and other community organizations welcome visitors as the First Town in the First State readies itself for the holidays. The Tour is open 10 am - 4 pm and is held rain, snow, or shine. You can Purchase tickets HERE