Top Delaware festivals and events in 2017

DE festivals and events

All the top Delaware festivals for the 2017 season offer some very great celebrations to check out each month.  If you have an event that you would like added, please fill out our festival form in the menu above.

Delaware has been selected #1 in best carnival and fairs in the nation with their 2017 line-up!  Congratulations to all the hard work by event organizers and the entire DE community!

Here is your complete list of all Delaware festivals and events schedule for 2016 and 2017. Great events for the festival season in DE, all for the love of fun!  There are also a lot of great festivals in western DE this year, so be sure to check out the event dates and times.

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Delaware events by season

  • Summer events in Delaware
  • Fall events in Delaware
  • Winter events in Delaware
  • Spring events in Delaware

Top 10 Delaware festivals and events

Here’s some of our favorites

  1. Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival
  2. Firefly Music Festival
  3. Delaware State Fair
  4. Delaware Shakespeare Festival
  5. Clifford Brown Jazz Festival
  6. Wilmington Flower Market
  7. Apple Scrapple Festival
  8. Punkin Chunkin AKA Pumpkin Chunkin festival AKA Pumpkin Chunking
  9. Harrington State Fair AKA  Harrington Fair
  10. Dover Days
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Check out these events in Delaware, visitor’s highest rated fests

  • Dover Music festival
  • Microbrew Festival
  • Delaware music festival
  • East Coast Music festival
  • Delaware Shakespeare fest
  • Delaware Arts fest
  • Delaware Peach Festival
  • Bob Marley Festival
  • Water Gap Festival
  • Jazz Festival in Delaware
  • Polish festival
  • Delaware Italian festival
Delaware best events and festivities
Complete list of all the top Delaware festivals and events for 2015 and 2017.
Delaware festivals
Date Published: 10/01/2017
Delaware Festivals gets 5 stars out of 5 for their great line up of festivals and events for the 2017 and 2017 festivities.
4 / 4 stars

Delaware festivals in March

  • Delaware Home Show in Wilmington, Delaware

Delaware festivals in April

  • Whole Life Expo in Newark, Delaware

Delaware festivals in May

  • Old Dover Days in Dover, Delaware
  • PopFest in Dewey Beach, Delaware

Delaware festivals in June

  • Delmarva Chicken Festival in Millsboro, Delaware

Delaware festivals in July

Here are the top July festivals in Delaware for 2017

Delaware festivals in August 2017

  • Big Thursday Festival in Millsboro, Delaware
  • Delmarva Blue Crab Festival in Milton, Delaware
  • Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival in Seaford, Delaware
  • Sandcastle Contest in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
What Delaware fests mean?

Delaware events have a strong definition.  Visit the top events and words associated with the fests in DE.

dance festival
Easter Egg Hunt
4th of July fireworks celebration
wine festival
April Fools Day

Thanksgiving observance
Pig Roast wingding
art festival
food festival
street fair
Dutch festival
May Day show
Italian festival
arts and craft festival
hash bash
Mardi Gras
county fair
feast day
annual event
seasonal festivals and fairs
state fair
New Year’s Day spree
German festival
Martin Luther King tribute
Christmas show

Delaware festivals in September 2017

  1. Riverwalk Freedom Festival – The Riverwalk Freedom Festival is a great event held in Milford on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  2. Wilmington Hispanic Festival – The Wilmington Hispanic Festival is a great event held in Wilmington on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  3. Route 13 Speedway Fair – The Route 13 Speedway Fair is a great event held in Delmar on September 09, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  4. Brandywine Festival of the Arts – The Brandywine Festival of the Arts is a great event held in Wilmington on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  5. Brandywine Festival of the Arts – The Brandywine Festival of the Arts is a great event held in Wilmington on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  6. Dewey Beach Music Conference and Festival – The Dewey Beach Music Conference and Festival is a great event held in Dewey Beach on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  7. Delmarva Folk Festival – The Delmarva Folk Festival is a great event held in Hartly on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  8. Fall Delaware Home and Garden Show – The Fall Delaware Home and Garden Show is a great event held in Newark on September 19, 2015 to September 20, 2017.
  • Arden Fair in Arden, Delaware
  • Hispanic Festival in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Riverwalk Festival in Milford, Delaware
  • Fifer Fall Fest

Delaware festivals in October 2017

Here are your top rated Delaware 2017 October art festivals, and DE county fairs and music fests this month!

Delaware Wine and Beer Festival in Dover, Delaware

Sea Witch Festival in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Delaware festivals in November 2017

Holiday Craft Show in Townsend, Delaware

Punkin Chunkin in Dover, Delaware

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Delaware state fair festival

Delaware festivals in December 2017

Here are the top rated events annually with the greatest Delaware Winter festivals, and Delaware Christmas festivavls in December.

  • Christmas in Odessa in Odessa, Delaware
  • Ugly Sweater Party at 2301 Kentmere Parkway in Wilmington, Delaware

Delaware festivals in January 2017

Brewery Tour at 1284 McD Drive in Dover, Delaware 19901

Delaware festivals in February 2017

Here are the top February festivals to check out this year.

  • Hockessin Art Festival in Hockessin, Delaware

Top rated Delaware August festivals and top things to do for 2016

DE festivals and events

Here are the top festivals and events in Delaware this August.  The 2016 top things to do in Delaware from all ranges of festival genre; top DE music festivals, art festivals, beer and wine and much more.

The top events in some of the biggest cities in Delaware as well.  To see a detailed list of all the top Wilmington, Dover, Newark, Middletown, and Smyrna events – just click on the links. The best New Castle County fairs from east to west in the great state.

The top 25 festivals in Delaware get high marks for this August
Date Published: 07/02/2016
The top 25 festivals in Delaware this August overall get a 4.5 rating out of 2132 visitor votes and reviews
4.5 / 5 stars
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Delaware festivals and events this August

Wilmington, Delaware – The top 25 Delaware events and festivals this August. Top festivals and events in Delaware this August. Check out some of the top things to do in the state this month. The hottest music festivals, art festivals, and food festivals this month. Some of the best events from Wilmington, Dover, Newark..
August 27, 2016 – August 27, 2016
Bargains on the Broadkill will be held in Milton
August 20, 2016 – August 20, 2016
Olde-Tyme Peach Festival will be held in Middletown
August 06, 2016 – August 14, 2016
Outdoor Fine Art and Fine Craft Exhibit will be held in Rehoboth Beach
August 06, 2016 – August 06, 2016
Delaware Pride Festival will be held in Dover
August 26, 2016 – August 28, 2016
Dover Mall Home and Lifestyle Show will be held in Dover
August 05, 2016 – August 07, 2016
Riverfront Blues Fest will be held in Wilmington
August 30, 2015 – August 30, 2015
Delmarva Pagan Pride Festival will be held in Dover
August 06, 2016 – August 06, 2016
Wyoming Peach Festival will be held in Wyoming
August 2016 events calendar for Delaware. Featured events in August 2016. August in Delaware is glorious. Enjoy some of the state’s best outdoor festivals as well as great indoor events such as art festivals and film festivals. Delaware also has a great history of music festivals and the season kicks off with some amazing street festivals. Get your groove on and rock out with your dingy out.

Great reasons to drink in Wilmington or Dover this month. The arrival of August 2016 events in Delaware means summer’s just around the corner. Find things to do, festivals and more.. Take a look at some of the top August festivals in Delaware. Delaware has a rich history of festival and celebrations and this August will be sure to blow you away. You’ll find information on events, lodging, festival ratings, reviews, and much more.. This section lists the best Delaware events and festivals for August..

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Delaware events calendar for August 2016. Best festivals, fun things to do, weekend street fairs, kids activities, and free entertainment in 2016. See below for a complete list of the top Delaware events and festivals.. Over 100 festivals in Delaware you cant miss this August. Things to do in Delaware, United States – Delaware events and attractions in August
Riverfront Blues Fest
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Wyoming Peach Festival

  1. Delaware Pride Festival
  2. Outdoor Fine Art and Fine Craft Exhibit

Here is our complete directory of the top things to do in Delaware this August including all the great DE fairs, dance festivals, and the Italian festival.

Looking for lodging in Delaware for these events?

Don’t miss out on some of the great Summer music festivals in 2016

Top 3 events this August in Delaware

Here are the top August festivals and events to check out this 3.  The best art festivals, music fests, food festivals, New Castle County county fairs, and much more. The best Summer things to do this Newark

Looking for info on vending at festivals?

If you are looking to join the ranks of festival fanatics in Delaware that are making amazing $$$ selling customized festival products at the next big event this August, visit for customized shot glasses and vending products to maximize your profits and have fun at the same time.
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Top August events and festivals in Delaware

Here are the top 3 events in Delaware this Summer. The August events with the highest rating and the most unique in the state.

  1. Wyoming Peach Festival
  2. Delaware Pride Festival
  3. Riverfront Blues Fest

Delaware Marathon

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The Delaware Marathon is one of the greatest events and most unique festivity in all of Delaware

So what do you think about the Delaware Marathon?? Leave a comment below to rate this festival, add updates, and discuss the Delaware Marathon and what you love best about it.
Delaware Marathon, May DE events
The Delaware Marathon will be yet another chance this May for runners to visit the wall and sponser the group wall post. Visit the group and the site by going to the Wilmington Delaware event with other athletes that love doing relay events, half marathons or the full Monty race with updates. The Happiest time in Delaware is in May during this Marathon. By the way, Vira Katolik is one of the most beautiful girls in the state.. seriously, check this cutie out!! Girls should take note of this jogging thing instead of make up…

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Delaware Marathon dates

Each year the Delaware Marathon is held annually in May. Mark your calendars because this years festival is going to be one for the ages. Mark your calendars! The 2015 Delaware Marathon will be held May 10 to

Top reasons you can’t miss Delaware Marathon

Best reasons Delaware Marathon 2015 will be unique. The top 5 reasons to check out the Delaware Marathon this year and the greatest events from 2014 and 2015 will be back again this year!

  1. The Delaware Marathon is one of the top events annually in the great city and community of Wilmington
  2. Great area to meet healthy humans that like to jog.
  3. Nothing else to do in Delaware in 2015, or 2016 for that matter
  4. Jogging can help you live a longer life. Unless you get hit by a car while jogging, then it can shorten your life.. So yeah, avoid getting hit by cars and you should be alright.

Another reason you can’t miss it..

Hot girls, according to some of the Marathon runners!

Oh you wouldn’t believe how hot some of these girls are!  And sometimes I just can’t stop thinking about them while I’m jogging!  Like I mentioned before on Vira, just crazy sexy chicks running with parts shaking just the way I like it!!

Doug White is a leader in the Delaware running community and nicknamed the Marathon Man.  Along with buddy Wayne Kursh of the Marathon Shop, these two men are running on empty looking for the perfect woman to "take this across the finish line".

Delaware Marathon history and info

The Delaware Marathon event has a rich history in the community and will blow you away with how loving and affectionate this celebration is.
Festival Genre: The Delaware Marathon is a marathon and will be one of the top in the nation this year! The organizers are lovely people besides that are some of the brightest minds in the entire state!

Address of Delaware Marathon

If you’d like to attend the festival, here’s all the information you’ll need for this great event.
Discover Bank Delaware Marathon
Wilmington, Delaware
The Delaware Marathon has a rich history in Wilmington and is one of the most amazing community event in Delaware. You can’t miss out on the festival that is going to break all the rules this year in one of the most anticipated festivals the state has seen in years.
To visit their official site, please visit them at
Top reasons Delaware Marathon will be the Top Fest of 2015

Best reasons Delaware Marathon 2015 will be unique

Vote on the Delaware Marathon for top event in 2015 by liking this event or posting about it on facebook, or via a comment here or on our Facebook page and letting your voice be heard for the 2015 Best Festival bracket Challenge.

Check out what the Wilmington Delaware festival scene is all about. It's all about that Bass, that bass.. blah blah blah.
Delaware Marathon
Date Published: 03/25/2015
The review of the last Delaware Marathon to use as a gauge and guide in anticipation of the 2015 festival!! This thing is going to be CRA-CRA in Wilmington.
10 / 10 stars

Top 3 recommended festivals across the nation today

Ohio State Fair logo 2014

Top 3 recommended festivals across the nation today

  1. California Mid State Fair – California Mid State Fair July 16 to July 27, 2014 Paso Robles
  2. Delaware State Fair – Delaware State Fair July 17 to July 26, 2014 Harrington
  3. Ohio state fair July 23 – August 3, 2014 Columbus

The Delaware State Fair is the annual state fair for Delaware in Harrington.

Concert lineup for the Ohio State Fair

2014 Ohio State Fair Concerts

Boyz II Men
with special guest Christon Gray
Date/time: Thurs., July 24, 7 pm

Lady Antebellum
with special guest Joe Nichols
Date/time: Fri., July 25, 7 pm

Lady Antebellum
“Takin’ Care of Business”
with Bachman & Turner / Blue Öyster Cult / Foghat

Blue Oyster Cult Foghat
Scotty McCreery
with special guest Brynn Marie

Jesus Culture tickets
Date/time: Mon., July 28, 7 pm

Jesus Culture
The Beach Boys / America
Date/time: Tues., July 29, 7:30 pm

The Beach BoysAmerica
Heart / Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
Date/time: Wed., July 30, 7 pm

HeartJoan Jett
Aretha Franklin
Date/time: Thurs., July 31, 7 pm

McCLAIN with China Anne McClain / Trevor Jackson
Date/time: Fri., Aug. 1, 7 pm

Trevor Jackson
UVC 28 Professional MMA

Ohio Lottery Cash Explosion
Road to Riches Show

Sale of Champions Livestock Auction
Date/time: Sun., Aug. 3, 2 pm
Price: Free