Located on the Atlantic coast, the state of Delaware packs a huge number of experiences into its tiny size. In its coastal regions, beach fans will find an endless supply of pristine sand and crashing waves. In Delaware's urban centers, tourists and residents can take advantage of cultural events, museums, special festivals and more.
- Dover, Del. in Dover, DE
During the first weekend in May, the community comes together to welcome spring and to commemorate the heritage of the capital city. Anyone attending the event has the opportunity to tour the historic location that offers walking tours, tours of historic houses and interesting facts about Dover. The numerous festivities include a main street parade, a children's parade, animal and auto shows and live performances. Take part in the Maypole dance, watch the fireworks and enjoy the food and camaraderie.
- State Fairgrounds 18500 South DuPont Highway Harrington, DE 19952 in Harrington, DE
For almost 100 years, the community hosted this gala event that celebrates the efforts of local farmers and ranchers.
- Dover, Delaware in Dover, DE
The September event provides the opportunity to see the beautiful countryside dotted with Amish farms while getting exercise at the same time. Individuals or teams of riders embark on circular paths spanning anywhere from 15 to 100 miles in length. At designated stops along the way, Amish families offer a number of delicious home baked goods in addition to musical entertainment. At the end of the day, participants are invited to an after tour party at the Legislative Mall where a picnic lunch, activities and more live entertainment awaits.
For four days during the middle of October, Rehoboth Beach says good-bye to summer and welcomes the fall season with the gala jazz festival offering daily concerts at five venues located throughout the community. Local bars and restaurants join in on the celebration by providing unique dining choices. Diners also enjoy live entertainment with their meals. Locals and visiting jazz fans alike come to hear renditions performed by everyone from new talent to celebrity guests.
- Rehoboth Beach, Del. in Rehoboth beach, DE
For a weekend toward the end of October, locals offer a number of activities geared toward celebrating Halloween. The fun begins with a family movie presented in Grove Park. Guests are also welcome to take a hayride, participate in beach games, compete in the broom tossing contest and go trick-or-treating by the light of lanterns. The event also features a number of events that include a costume parade and a costumed dog parade. Enjoy a historical tour of the community by trolley car and hear the music provided by live bands.
- Rehoboth, Delaware in Rehoboth Beach, DE
The 2020 edition of the Film Festival will take place in a new, partially virtual, format: Movie fans and film industry professionals alike gather every November for this amazing five-day event that showcases around 100 American and International films deemed to be the best in their genre. The entries consist of everything from full-length features to shorts and documentaries and contain a variety of subject matter. In addition to the chance to see the movies, guests may attend seminars, visit with celebrity guests and attend other special events. A special Children's Cinema Corner provides entertainment for younger film fans.