JULY 4th Celebrations
Looking for a place to celebrate Independence Day and get a great view of the fireworks? Check out our roundup of all the best places to celebrate the 4th of July all up and down Coastal Delaware. Read here!
JUL 2 & EVERY OTHER TUESDAY- Truckin' Tuesday Food and Music Festival - Milton
Come to the Original & Premier Sussex County Food Truck Live Music Event! SIX Tuesday nights this summer forget about doing dishes and head down to the Milton Historical Society lot at the corner of Union and Magnolia for a fabulous meal with your neighbors and friends. We bring together the most delicious food trucks on earth for an easy-going night out that won’t break the bank, and you can walk home afterwards! NOT FROM MILTON? You won’t find a friendlier small town to hang out in. In addition to the food trucks, we have many award-winning restaurants around town. If you haven’t yet been to Milton, you’re missing out!
JUL 9-10 - Rehoboth Art League Cottage Tour
Homes on this event's two-day self-paced tour always have verry different landscapes, exterior and architectural desings, ranging from historically significant to contemporary and eco-friendly. Tour homes from 10am - 3pm, rain or shine. For tickets go to rehobothartleague.org.
JUL 12-18 - Summer Festival: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars. On the Summer Festival stage in Rockwood Park, Wilmington, Delaware Shakespeare presents The Merry Wives of Windsor , Shakespeare’s ridiculously bold comedy of wooing and trickery. Barrymore Award-winner Krista Apple, Beatrice in last summer’s Much Ado About Nothing , directs this raucous production with all-original music by Michael Hahn. For tickets and more information, visit here.
JUL 13 - Lewes Historical Society Summer Craft Fair
With its wealth of historical sites, museums, unique shops, restaurants and pristine beaches, Lewes is an exciting destination for craft buyers and visitors alike. The Lewes Summer Craft Fair is well known for the exceptional quality of the craftspeople, including artisits from across Delmarva and the Eastern Shore. More than 60 artisans exhibiting a variety of media rangign from metalwork to woodworking. Located at the Lewes Historical Society. Admission is $5, children under 12 Free. For more information visit historiclewes.org.
JUL 13 - Nanticoke Riverfest
On Saturday, July 13 in downtown Seaford from 9am-9pm. Events include a "Float-In" at 4pm, where particpants launch on innertubes and personal floats at First State OMS on Riverside Drive. Other events include an all-day Artist Alley on Pine Street, a bike raffle, car show, decorating contest, duck dash and more. Visit nanticokeriverfest.com for more info.
JUL 12-13 - Lewes Antique Show & Sale
From 10am-5pm at Betheel United Methodist Church, the show and sale will feature quality antiques and collectibles from 24 regional dealers. Entry is $5 and allows admission for both days. For more info, visit bethellewes.org.
JUL 18-27 - Delaware State Fair
This year, the Delaware State Fair will celebrate 100 years of Family Fun! The 10 day fair features a large midway area with rides, concessions, free entertainment and livestock displays. The M&T Grandstand will feature acts including Reba McEntire, Gladys Knight, Sugarland, Dan+Shay, Bethel Music, Darci Lynne and Brantley Gilbert, among others. Admissions is $9 for adults, $4 for youth and children under 5 are free. Visit delawarestatefair.com for more info.
JUL 19 - The Ladybug Music Festival
A free celebration of women in music - this is an all-ages live music block party! The 8th Annual Ladybug Music Festival, presented by Chase and supported by the City of Wilmington, is returning to Market Street in Downtown Wilmington DE. Noted as the largest of its kind in the U.S., this two-day block party style music festival will feature over 100 acts, including emerging and established women artists.
JUL 24-25 - 2019 Beach and Bay Cottage Tour
From 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Spend a day strolling the charming streets of Bethany Beach. Explore 10 local houses and pick up new decorating tips along the way. Help support your local library! Organized by the Friends of the South Coastal Library. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the library or online. Tickets are $35 each and are valid for both tour dates.
AUG 2-3 - Jazz & Film Noir Festival
Kicking off in Downtown Milford on Friday August 2nd with a opening reception featuring live jazz music at the Causey Mansion. Classic fims from the early 1940s to the late 1950s shown both evenings and Jesus Love Temple. For up to date information visit downtownmilford.org.
AUG 3-4 - Rehoboth Art League's 46th Annual Outdoor Fine Art & Craft Show
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. Show will be held from 10am-5pm Saturday, and 1oam-4pm on Sunday. For more info visit rehobothartleage.org.
AUG 3 - Lewes Historical Society Oudoor Antiques and Vintage Show
High quality antiques and vintage dealers will be participating in this show, featuring 18th century to early 20th century antiques and a unique selection of vintage items. All pieces are authentic and represent a wide range of prices. There is something for every taste. Form 9am-4pm at 110 Shipcarpenter St, Lewes. Admission is $5 per person, children under 12 free. Proceeds to benefit the society for its educational and preservation programming. Visit historiclewes.org.
AUG 3 - Wyoming Peach Festival
From 9am-3pm, Railroad Avenue, Wyoming. Festival features live entertainment on the hour, as well as crafters, vendors, food, community displays, a children's area and plenty of peach-themed activities including a peach dessert competition. The Peach Festival parade kicks off at 9am. Go to wyoming.delaware.gov for more info
AUG 6 - Restaurant Olympics - Dewey Beach
At the Rusty Rudder, 113 Dickinson St, Dewey Beach. Local restaurants will face off in a variety of competitions on land and sean in a party-liek atmosphere. Only one restaurant staff will be named champion! For information visit deweybusinesspartnership.com.
AUG 15 - Full Moon Cruise
Full moon cruise to see the Sturgeon Moon on August 15 with Cape Water Tours and Taxi. During our Full Moon Cruise we will depart Anglers Road just after sunset and sail out into the Delaware Bay for an unobstructed view of the night sky. Don’t miss this special opportunity! As always, you are welcome to bring snacks and beverages of your choice. Visit here for more info.
AUG 24 - Paddlefest 2019
At the Delaware Seashore State Park, in Rehoboth Beach. A four-mile course meanders through salt marsh creeks of the park. Along the way, park staff will be stationed on the course to talk about wildlife, local history and hand out snacks. This year's event will feature an after-party with food, drink, music and kid's activities. Visit Here for more information.
AUG 24 - Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival
At the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village in Dover. In its 10th year, the festival is a collaboration with Delaware's agriculture industry. VIP-only tastings and dinner take palce 2:30-4pm; general admission is from 4 to 7:30pm. Go to debeerwinespirits.com for tickets and more information.
AUG 31 - Broadkill Music Festival
At Milton Memorial Park, 113 Union St, from 11am-7:30pm. Music, food and fun along the Broadkill River as bands take the stage all day in Milton. Acts include Cathy Gorman, Dave Herscher, No Spare Time, The Timmons Family, LSD Band and Tydewater.
AUG 31 - Freeman Stage's End-of-Season Fireworks with Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra
Taking place at 7pm at 31750 Lake View Drive, Selbyville. $10 reservation guarantees a seat for this event or bring your own chair. For more information visit freemanstage.org.