Top Delaware festivals and events in 2015

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All the top Delaware festivals for the 2015 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 2015 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 2015 and 2015. 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.

Upcoming festivals and Delaware events

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

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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Delaware festivals in September 2016

  • Arden Fair in Arden, Delaware
  • Boardwalk Arts Festival in Bethany Beach, Delaware
  • Hispanic Festival in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Newark Film Festival in Newark, Delaware
  • Oktoberfest in Newark, Delaware
  • Riverwalk Festival in Milford, Delaware

Fifer Fall Fest

Fifer Fall Fest 2015 September 16th to October 31st Enter to 10am-5pm Monday-Friday Enter to 10am-4pm Saturday **Closed Sundays** Corn Maze Activity Area includes: -6 acre corn maze with trivia stations and observation deck -Mini corn maze 5 and under -Free small pumpkin included in admission -Pumpkin painting -Super straw slides -Spider straw castle with farm volleyball -New! Zip swing -Pony hop races -Mini straw maze -Tractor tricycles -Corn crib -Rubber ducky races.

Delaware festivals in October 2016

October, 2015

  • Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler’s Festival in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
  • Henry C Conrad Alumni Association Craft Show in Woodcrest, Delaware
  • Fashion Truck & Mobile Boutique Tour in Lake Park, Delaware
  • Halloween Hoopla and 5k in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Annual Artisan\’s Festival in Bethany Beach, Delaware
  • Delaware Wine and Beer Festival in Dover, Delaware
  • 8th Annual Wings & Wheels Fall Festaval in Georgetown, Delaware
  • Woodside Farm\’s Art & Craft Fall Festival in Hockessin, Delaware
  • Woodside Farm\’s Art and Craft Fall Festival in Hockessin, Delaware
  • Regional Juried Biannual Show in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
  • The Downtown Dixieland Band to perform Sea Witch Festival in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
  • Dupont Country Club Fall Craft Show in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Hagley Craft Fair in Wilmington, Delaware

Delaware festivals in November 2015

November 14, 2015

  • Thy Geekdom Con in Claymont, Delaware
  • Saint John the Beloved Holiday Craft Show in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Thy Geekdom Con in Wilmington, Delaware

November 20, 2015

  • Dover Mall Christmas Mistletoe Market in Dover, Delaware

November 21, 2015

  • Holiday Craft Show in Townsend, Delaware

November, 2015

  • World Championship Punkin Chunkin in Dover, Delaware
  • Holiday Fair Fine Craft Show in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
  • Delaware City Holiday Bazaar in Delaware City, Delaware
  • New Castle Moose Holiday Bazaar & Craft Show in New Castle, Delaware

World Championship Punkin Chunkin
Royal Farms to Bridgeville, Delaware
11/02 to 11/02 2015 to Dover Officers’ Spouses Club Craft & Holiday Show
Delaware State Fairgrounds to Harrington, Delaware
Saint John the Beloved Holiday Craft Show
St. John the Beloved Church Hall to Wilmington, Delaware

Delaware festivals in December 2015

December, 2015

  • Christmas in Odessa in Odessa, Delaware

Yuletide at Winterthur
December 1, 2015 to January 1, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Experience traditions of the past and dazzling entertaining displays in this special wintertime tour. Whether you are taking in the breathtakingly decorated trees, the colorful and exquisite room and food displays, or the winter wonderland of the garden, Yuletide at Winterthur is sure to be a feast for your eyes. In addition to the magical Yuletide tour, a full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright.

 

Fashion Meets Science: Introducing Nylon
December 1, 2015 to March 31, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 9:30-4:30

Seventy-five years ago on October 27, 1938, a brand new material named nylon was announced to the public. Created in DuPont’s labs, nylon replaced silk in the ladies hosiery industry. Nylon was so popular that its early sales created near riots because demand was so high. Hagley’s exhibition will discuss the early development of nylon and its impact on the fashion industry. Exhibition included with admission. The exhibition will be open through March 31, 2015.
On-Going Events

 

Femfolio festival
December 1, 2015 to January 12, 2015
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Times: Wed-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 12-4 p.m.

Special exhibit on view in Gallery 9: This print portfolio assembles 20 women artists important to the feminist art movement of the 1970s, published by the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
Brewery Tour
Starting December 4, 2015
1284 McD Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Times: 5 and 6PM

Take a tour and sample some Delaware Craft Beer! The best deal in town, for $5 you get the tour, five samples, and a pint glass to take home. Sample our signature beers, Oak Barrel Stout and Hop Mountain.
Christmas at Hagley
December 04 to 28, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 9:30-4:30

See the du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, dressed for the holidays. Check hagley.org/events.html for activities, such as carolers, sales at the Hagley Store, and other events. Closed Christmas.
Centennial Tea Service at Hotel DuPont
December 04 to 31, 2015
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
11th and Market St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Centennial Tea features our new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration. This tea is infused with a burst of pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality, to commemorate our commitment for 100 years. Also featured at our Centennial Tea are various blends from the Delaware Art Museum and several DuPont Estates in the Brandywine Valley. Choose from Longwood, Winterthur, Hagley, and Nemours teas. Throughout the year,.
Yuletide at Winterthur
December 4, 2015 to January 1, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

American Moderns features 57 paintings and sculptures that highlight changes in American art and culture during the fascinating half-century from 1910 through 1960. The exhibition’s major themes include cubist experiments, images of modern structures, and stylized renditions of traditional subjects, such as landscapes and still life arrangements. The pictures feature a cast of engaging characters including a tattoo artist, a confidence man, boxers, and independent women.
The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection
December 4, 2015 to January 5, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am-5:00pm

On loan from the Birmingham Museum of Art, this unique exhibition features hand-painted portraits of individual eyes. In this late-18th-century art form, fragile watercolors were meticulously dabbed on tiny pieces of ivory ensconced in jewelry forms. Lavishly adorned with jewels, the portraits set into brooches, rings, lockets, pendants, small boxes, toothpick cases, most from England, are few in number. The collection the Skiers have assembled is considered the largest of its kind, with only.
Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience
December 4, 2015 to January 6, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Music and lyrics by Neil Bartram, book by Brian Hill, directed by Bud Martin. Through the rich melodies of this heartwarming musical, the audience accompanies two friends through their adventures, struggles and discovery that love is what binds us together.
Femfolio
December 4, 2015 to January 12, 2015
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Times: Wed-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 12-4 p.m.

Special exhibit on view in Gallery 9: This print portfolio assembles 20 women artists important to the feminist art movement of the 1970s, published by the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.

Newark Winterfest
December 6, 2015
Academy Building Lawn

Caroling, roasted chestnuts, hot chocolate and cider, tree lighting, ice carvings, and a visit from Santa. Contact City Of Newark Parks and Recreation Department for more information at 302-366-7060 more
Art is Social: Ugly Sweater Party
December 6, 2015
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum

Loustau transforms the DCCA atrium into a sweeping exhibition of origami birds. Arranged in voluminous flocks that appear to fly through the museum, Loustau states that the dynamic sculpture reflects how we “swarm around news flashes or current trends.” more

Brewery Tour
Starting December 25, 2015
1284 McD Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Times: 5 and 6PM

Take a tour and sample some Delaware Craft Beer! The best deal in town, for $5 you get the tour, five samples, and a pint glass to take home. Sample our signature beers, Oak Barrel Stout and Hop Mountain.
Christmas at Hagley
December 25 to 28, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 9:30-4:30
December 25, 2015 to June 13, 2015
Delaware Historical Society
505 Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Delaware Historical Society
Recurrence: Recurring every week day
Times: 11AM-4PM

Forging Faith, Building Freedom, a special exhibition opening in the Delaware History Museum in September, will explore Delaware’s many contributions to the development of African American faith and religious institutions in the United States, part of the nation’s ongoing quest for freedom and equality for all. The exhibition will honor four remarkable Delawareans who led in the development of independent African American churches in the early 1800s: Richard Allen, Absalom Jones,.
Thursday Dec 26, 2015

Christmas at Hagley
December 26 to 28, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 9:30-4:30

See the du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, dressed for the holidays. Check hagley.org/events.html for activities, such as carolers, sales at the Hagley Store, and other events. Closed Christmas.
Centennial Tea Service at Hotel DuPont
December 26 to 31, 2015
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
11th and Market St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Centennial Tea features our new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration. This tea is infused with a burst of pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality, to commemorate our commitment for 100 years. Also featured at our Centennial Tea are various blends from the Delaware Art Museum and several DuPont Estates in the Brandywine Valley. Choose from Longwood, Winterthur, Hagley, and Nemours teas. Throughout the year,.
Yuletide at Winterthur
December 26, 2015 to January 1, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Experience traditions of the past and dazzling entertaining displays in this special wintertime tour. Whether you are taking in the breathtakingly decorated trees, the colorful and exquisite room and food displays, or the winter wonderland of the garden, Yuletide at Winterthur is sure to be a feast for your eyes. In addition to the magical Yuletide tour, a full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright.
American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell
December 26, 2015 to January 5, 2015
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

American Moderns features 57 paintings and sculptures that highlight changes in American art and culture during the fascinating half-century from 1910 through 1960. The exhibition’s major themes include cubist experiments, images of modern structures, and stylized renditions of traditional subjects, such as landscapes and still life arrangements. The pictures feature a cast of engaging characters including a tattoo artist, a confidence man, boxers, and independent women.
The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection
December 26, 2015 to January 5, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am-5:00pm

On loan from the Birmingham Museum of Art, this unique exhibition features hand-painted portraits of individual eyes. In this late-18th-century art form, fragile watercolors were meticulously dabbed on tiny pieces of ivory ensconced in jewelry forms. Lavishly adorned with jewels, the portraits set into brooches, rings, lockets, pendants, small boxes, toothpick cases, most from England, are few in number. The collection the Skiers have assembled is considered the largest of its kind, with only.
Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience
December 26, 2015 to January 6, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The latest major exhibition at Winterthur delves into how maps in the 18th and 19th centuries they were key to the American experience and became the social glue that bound a young nation into a community. The exhibition features traditional maps on paper rare and interesting map–related objects from Winterthur’s collection, illustrating American’s changing interactions with maps.
Fashion Meets Science: Introducing Nylon
December 26, 2015 to March 31, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 9:30-4:30

Seventy-five years ago on October 27, 1938, a brand new material named nylon was announced to the public. Created in DuPont’s labs, nylon replaced silk in the ladies hosiery industry. Nylon was so popular that its early sales created near riots because demand was so high. Hagley’s exhibition will discuss the early development of nylon and its impact on the fashion industry. Exhibition included with admission. The exhibition will be open through March 31, 2015.

Femfolio
December 26, 2015 to January 12, 2015
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Times: Wed-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 12-4 p.m.

Special exhibit on view in Gallery 9: This print portfolio assembles 20 women artists important to the feminist art movement of the 1970s, published by the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
Erica Loustau: Exodus
December 26, 2015 to February 17, 2015
200 South Madison St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
Recurrence: Recurring daily

 

Christmas at Hagley
December 27 to 28, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 9:30-4:30

See the du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, dressed for the holidays. Check hagley.org/events.html for activities, such as carolers, sales at the Hagley Store, and other events. Closed Christmas.
Centennial Tea Service at Hotel DuPont
December 27 to 31, 2015
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
11th and Market St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Centennial Tea features our new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration. This tea is infused with a burst of pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality, to commemorate our commitment for 100 years. Also featured at our Centennial Tea are various blends from the Delaware Art Museum and several DuPont Estates in the Brandywine Valley. Choose from Longwood, Winterthur, Hagley, and Nemours teas. Throughout the year,.
Yuletide at Winterthur
December 27, 2015 to January 1, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Experience traditions of the past and dazzling entertaining displays in this special wintertime tour. Whether you are taking in the breathtakingly decorated trees, the colorful and exquisite room and food displays, or the winter wonderland of the garden, Yuletide at Winterthur is sure to be a feast for your eyes. In addition to the magical Yuletide tour, a full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright.
American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell
December 27, 2015 to January 5, 2015
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

American Moderns features 57 paintings and sculptures that highlight changes in American art and culture during the fascinating half-century from 1910 through 1960. The exhibition’s major themes include cubist experiments, images of modern structures, and stylized renditions of traditional subjects, such as landscapes and still life arrangements. The pictures feature a cast of engaging characters including a tattoo artist, a confidence man, boxers, and independent women.

Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience
December 27, 2015 to January 6, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The latest major exhibition at Winterthur delves into how maps in the 18th and 19th centuries they were key to the American experience and became the social glue that bound a young nation into a community. The exhibition features traditional maps on paper rare and interesting map–related objects from Winterthur’s collection, illustrating American’s changing interactions with maps.
Fashion Meets Science: Introducing Nylon
December 27, 2015 to March 31, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 9:30-4:30

Seventy-five years ago on October 27, 1938, a brand new material named nylon was announced to the public. Created in DuPont’s labs, nylon replaced silk in the ladies hosiery industry. Nylon was so popular that its early sales created near riots because demand was so high. Hagley’s exhibition will discuss the early development of nylon and its impact on the fashion industry. Exhibition included with admission. The exhibition will be open through March 31, 2015.
On-Going Events
Eating Rehoboth to Culinary Tour
Starting December 27, 2015
Eating Rehoboth
Eating Rehoboth
Times: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Eating Rehoboth is a 3-hour culinary adventure through downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware! You will enjoy exclusive food tastings at five of Rehoboth’s best restaurants, paired with delicious wines, local beers or signature cocktails. Tours also include specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues. Three of Rehoboth’s top restaurateurs have been nominated for prestigious James Beard Awards for culinary excellence. The tours occur two days a week Friday and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. -.
Femfolio
December 27, 2015 to January 12, 2015
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Times: Wed-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 12-4 p.m.

Special exhibit on view in Gallery 9: This print portfolio assembles 20 women artists important to the feminist art movement of the 1970s, published by the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
Erica Loustau: Exodus
December 27, 2015 to February 17, 2015
200 South Madison St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
Recurrence: Recurring daily

Loustau transforms the DCCA atrium into a sweeping exhibition of origami birds. Arranged in voluminous flocks that appear to fly through the museum, Loustau states that the dynamic sculpture reflects how we “swarm around news flashes or current trends.” more
“Forging Faith, Building Freedom” exhibit
December 27, 2015 to June 13, 2015
Delaware Historical Society
505 Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Delaware Historical Society
Recurrence: Recurring every week day
Times: 11AM-4PM

Forging Faith, Building Freedom, a special exhibition opening in the Delaware History Museum in September, will explore Delaware’s many contributions to the development of African American faith and religious institutions in the United States, part of the nation’s ongoing quest for freedom and equality for all. The exhibition will honor four remarkable Delawareans who led in the development of independent African American churches in the early 1800s: Richard Allen, Absalom Jones,.
Saturday Dec 28, 2015
Brewery Tour
Starting December 28, 2015
1284 McD Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
Times: 12:30 and 2:00PM

Take a tour and sample some Delaware Craft Beer! The best deal in town, for $5 you get the tour, five samples, and a pint glass to take home. Sample our signature beers, Hop Mountain and Fordham Copperhead, as well as the Delaware Beer Bracket winner, Oak Barrel Stout.
Christmas at Hagley
December 28, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 9:30-4:30

See the du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, dressed for the holidays. Check hagley.org/events.html for activities, such as carolers, sales at the Hagley Store, and other events. Closed Christmas.
Centennial Tea Service at Hotel DuPont
December 28 to 31, 2015
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
11th and Market St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Centennial Tea features our new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration. This tea is infused with a burst of pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality, to commemorate our commitment for 100 years. Also featured at our Centennial Tea are various blends from the Delaware Art Museum and several DuPont Estates in the Brandywine Valley. Choose from Longwood, Winterthur, Hagley, and Nemours teas. Throughout the year,.
Yuletide at Winterthur
December 28, 2015 to January 1, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Experience traditions of the past and dazzling entertaining displays in this special wintertime tour. Whether you are taking in the breathtakingly decorated trees, the colorful and exquisite room and food displays, or the winter wonderland of the garden, Yuletide at Winterthur is sure to be a feast for your eyes. In addition to the magical Yuletide tour, a full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright.
American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell
December 28, 2015 to January 5, 2015
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

American Moderns features 57 paintings and sculptures that highlight changes in American art and culture during the fascinating half-century from 1910 through 1960. The exhibition’s major themes include cubist experiments, images of modern structures, and stylized renditions of traditional subjects, such as landscapes and still life arrangements. The pictures feature a cast of engaging characters including a tattoo artist, a confidence man, boxers, and independent women.
Make Your Own New Year’s Calling Gift
December 28, 2015 to January 5, 2015
United States
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
Times: 9:30-4:30

Participate in the long-standing du Pont family tradition of presenting small, handcrafted gifts to those you visit on New Year’s Day. Children and adults can learn about the tradition and make their own calling gifts on weekends. Included with admission. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 and Jan. 4-5 more
The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection
December 28, 2015 to January 5, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am-5:00pm

On loan from the Birmingham Museum of Art, this unique exhibition features hand-painted portraits of individual eyes. In this late-18th-century art form, fragile watercolors were meticulously dabbed on tiny pieces of ivory ensconced in jewelry forms. Lavishly adorned with jewels, the portraits set into brooches, rings, lockets, pendants, small boxes, toothpick cases, most from England, are few in number. The collection the Skiers have assembled is considered the largest of its kind, with only.
Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience
December 28, 2015 to January 6, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The latest major exhibition at Winterthur delves into how maps in the 18th and 19th centuries they were key to the American experience and became the social glue that bound a young nation into a community. The exhibition features traditional maps on paper rare and interesting map–related objects from Winterthur’s collection, illustrating American’s changing interactions with maps.
Fashion Meets Science: Introducing Nylon
December 28, 2015 to March 31, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 9:30-4:30

Seventy-five years ago on October 27, 1938, a brand new material named nylon was announced to the public. Created in DuPont’s labs, nylon replaced silk in the ladies hosiery industry. Nylon was so popular that its early sales created near riots because demand was so high. Hagley’s exhibition will discuss the early development of nylon and its impact on the fashion industry. Exhibition included with admission. The exhibition will be open through March 31, 2015.
On-Going Events
Femfolio
December 28, 2015 to January 12, 2015
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Times: Wed-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 12-4 p.m.

Special exhibit on view in Gallery 9: This print portfolio assembles 20 women artists important to the feminist art movement of the 1970s, published by the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
Erica Loustau: Exodus
December 28, 2015 to February 17, 2015
200 South Madison St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
Recurrence: Recurring daily

Loustau transforms the DCCA atrium into a sweeping exhibition of origami birds. Arranged in voluminous flocks that appear to fly through the museum, Loustau states that the dynamic sculpture reflects how we “swarm around news flashes or current trends.” more
Sunday Dec 29, 2015

Centennial Tea Service at Hotel DuPont
December 29 to 31, 2015
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
11th and Market St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Centennial Tea features our new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration. This tea is infused with a burst of pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality, to commemorate our commitment for 100 years. Also featured at our Centennial Tea are various blends from the Delaware Art Museum and several DuPont Estates in the Brandywine Valley. Choose from Longwood, Winterthur, Hagley, and Nemours teas. Throughout the year,.
Yuletide at Winterthur
December 29, 2015 to January 1, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Experience traditions of the past and dazzling entertaining displays in this special wintertime tour. Whether you are taking in the breathtakingly decorated trees, the colorful and exquisite room and food displays, or the winter wonderland of the garden, Yuletide at Winterthur is sure to be a feast for your eyes. In addition to the magical Yuletide tour, a full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright.
American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell
December 29, 2015 to January 5, 2015
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

American Moderns features 57 paintings and sculptures that highlight changes in American art and culture during the fascinating half-century from 1910 through 1960. The exhibition’s major themes include cubist experiments, images of modern structures, and stylized renditions of traditional subjects, such as landscapes and still life arrangements. The pictures feature a cast of engaging characters including a tattoo artist, a confidence man, boxers, and independent women.
Make Your Own New Year’s Calling Gift
December 29, 2015 to January 5, 2015
United States
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
Times: 9:30-4:30

Participate in the long-standing du Pont family tradition of presenting small, handcrafted gifts to those you visit on New Year’s Day. Children and adults can learn about the tradition and make their own calling gifts on weekends. Included with admission. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 and Jan. 4-5 more
The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection
December 29, 2015 to January 5, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am-5:00pm

On loan from the Birmingham Museum of Art, this unique exhibition features hand-painted portraits of individual eyes. In this late-18th-century art form, fragile watercolors were meticulously dabbed on tiny pieces of ivory ensconced in jewelry forms. Lavishly adorned with jewels, the portraits set into brooches, rings, lockets, pendants, small boxes, toothpick cases, most from England, are few in number. The collection the Skiers have assembled is considered the largest of its kind, with only.
Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience
December 29, 2015 to January 6, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The latest major exhibition at Winterthur delves into how maps in the 18th and 19th centuries they were key to the American experience and became the social glue that bound a young nation into a community. The exhibition features traditional maps on paper rare and interesting map–related objects from Winterthur’s collection, illustrating American’s changing interactions with maps.
Fashion Meets Science: Introducing Nylon
December 29, 2015 to March 31, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 9:30-4:30

Seventy-five years ago on October 27, 1938, a brand new material named nylon was announced to the public. Created in DuPont’s labs, nylon replaced silk in the ladies hosiery industry. Nylon was so popular that its early sales created near riots because demand was so high. Hagley’s exhibition will discuss the early development of nylon and its impact on the fashion industry. Exhibition included with admission. The exhibition will be open through March 31, 2015.
On-Going Events
Eating Rehoboth to Culinary Tour
Starting December 29, 2015
Eating Rehoboth
Eating Rehoboth
Times: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Eating Rehoboth is a 3-hour culinary adventure through downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware! You will enjoy exclusive food tastings at five of Rehoboth’s best restaurants, paired with delicious wines, local beers or signature cocktails. Tours also include specialty food shops and beachy outdoor venues. Three of Rehoboth’s top restaurateurs have been nominated for prestigious James Beard Awards for culinary excellence. The tours occur two days a week Friday and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. -.
Femfolio
December 29, 2015 to January 12, 2015
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Times: Wed-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 12-4 p.m.

Special exhibit on view in Gallery 9: This print portfolio assembles 20 women artists important to the feminist art movement of the 1970s, published by the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
Erica Loustau: Exodus
December 29, 2015 to February 17, 2015
200 South Madison St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
Recurrence: Recurring daily

Loustau transforms the DCCA atrium into a sweeping exhibition of origami birds. Arranged in voluminous flocks that appear to fly through the museum, Loustau states that the dynamic sculpture reflects how we “swarm around news flashes or current trends.” more
Monday Dec 30, 2015

Centennial Tea Service at Hotel DuPont
December 30 to 31, 2015
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
11th and Market St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Centennial Tea features our new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration. This tea is infused with a burst of pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality, to commemorate our commitment for 100 years. Also featured at our Centennial Tea are various blends from the Delaware Art Museum and several DuPont Estates in the Brandywine Valley. Choose from Longwood, Winterthur, Hagley, and Nemours teas. Throughout the year,.
Yuletide at Winterthur
December 30, 2015 to January 1, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Experience traditions of the past and dazzling entertaining displays in this special wintertime tour. Whether you are taking in the breathtakingly decorated trees, the colorful and exquisite room and food displays, or the winter wonderland of the garden, Yuletide at Winterthur is sure to be a feast for your eyes. In addition to the magical Yuletide tour, a full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright.
American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell
December 30, 2015 to January 5, 2015
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

American Moderns features 57 paintings and sculptures that highlight changes in American art and culture during the fascinating half-century from 1910 through 1960. The exhibition’s major themes include cubist experiments, images of modern structures, and stylized renditions of traditional subjects, such as landscapes and still life arrangements. The pictures feature a cast of engaging characters including a tattoo artist, a confidence man, boxers, and independent women.
The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection
December 30, 2015 to January 5, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am-5:00pm

On loan from the Birmingham Museum of Art, this unique exhibition features hand-painted portraits of individual eyes. In this late-18th-century art form, fragile watercolors were meticulously dabbed on tiny pieces of ivory ensconced in jewelry forms. Lavishly adorned with jewels, the portraits set into brooches, rings, lockets, pendants, small boxes, toothpick cases, most from England, are few in number. The collection the Skiers have assembled is considered the largest of its kind, with only.
Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience
December 30, 2015 to January 6, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The latest major exhibition at Winterthur delves into how maps in the 18th and 19th centuries they were key to the American experience and became the social glue that bound a young nation into a community. The exhibition features traditional maps on paper rare and interesting map–related objects from Winterthur’s collection, illustrating American’s changing interactions with maps.
Fashion Meets Science: Introducing Nylon
December 30, 2015 to March 31, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 9:30-4:30

Seventy-five years ago on October 27, 1938, a brand new material named nylon was announced to the public. Created in DuPont’s labs, nylon replaced silk in the ladies hosiery industry. Nylon was so popular that its early sales created near riots because demand was so high. Hagley’s exhibition will discuss the early development of nylon and its impact on the fashion industry. Exhibition included with admission. The exhibition will be open through March 31, 2015.
On-Going Events
Erica Loustau: Exodus
December 30, 2015 to February 17, 2015
200 South Madison St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
Recurrence: Recurring daily

Loustau transforms the DCCA atrium into a sweeping exhibition of origami birds. Arranged in voluminous flocks that appear to fly through the museum, Loustau states that the dynamic sculpture reflects how we “swarm around news flashes or current trends.” more
“Forging Faith, Building Freedom” exhibit
December 30, 2015 to June 13, 2015
Delaware Historical Society
505 Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Delaware Historical Society
Recurrence: Recurring every week day
Times: 11AM-4PM

Forging Faith, Building Freedom, a special exhibition opening in the Delaware History Museum in September, will explore Delaware’s many contributions to the development of African American faith and religious institutions in the United States, part of the nation’s ongoing quest for freedom and equality for all. The exhibition will honor four remarkable Delawareans who led in the development of independent African American churches in the early 1800s: Richard Allen, Absalom Jones,.
Tuesday Dec 31, 2015

Centennial Tea Service at Hotel DuPont
December 31, 2015
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
11th and Market St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Green Room, Hotel du Pont
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Centennial Tea features our new centennial tea blend, created especially for the Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration. This tea is infused with a burst of pineapple, the international symbol of hospitality, to commemorate our commitment for 100 years. Also featured at our Centennial Tea are various blends from the Delaware Art Museum and several DuPont Estates in the Brandywine Valley. Choose from Longwood, Winterthur, Hagley, and Nemours teas. Throughout the year,.
Yuletide at Winterthur
December 31, 2015 to January 1, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Experience traditions of the past and dazzling entertaining displays in this special wintertime tour. Whether you are taking in the breathtakingly decorated trees, the colorful and exquisite room and food displays, or the winter wonderland of the garden, Yuletide at Winterthur is sure to be a feast for your eyes. In addition to the magical Yuletide tour, a full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright.
American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell
December 31, 2015 to January 5, 2015
2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806
Delaware Art Museum
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

American Moderns features 57 paintings and sculptures that highlight changes in American art and culture during the fascinating half-century from 1910 through 1960. The exhibition’s major themes include cubist experiments, images of modern structures, and stylized renditions of traditional subjects, such as landscapes and still life arrangements. The pictures feature a cast of engaging characters including a tattoo artist, a confidence man, boxers, and independent women.
The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection
December 31, 2015 to January 5, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily
Times: 10:00 am-5:00pm

On loan from the Birmingham Museum of Art, this unique exhibition features hand-painted portraits of individual eyes. In this late-18th-century art form, fragile watercolors were meticulously dabbed on tiny pieces of ivory ensconced in jewelry forms. Lavishly adorned with jewels, the portraits set into brooches, rings, lockets, pendants, small boxes, toothpick cases, most from England, are few in number. The collection the Skiers have assembled is considered the largest of its kind, with only.
Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience
December 31, 2015 to January 6, 2015
5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Recurrence: Recurring daily

The latest major exhibition at Winterthur delves into how maps in the 18th and 19th centuries they were key to the American experience and became the social glue that bound a young nation into a community. The exhibition features traditional maps on paper rare and interesting map–related objects from Winterthur’s collection, illustrating American’s changing interactions with maps.
Fashion Meets Science: Introducing Nylon
December 31, 2015 to March 31, 2015
201 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19807
Hagley Museum and Library
Recurrence: Recurring daily

Seventy-five years ago on October 27, 1938, a brand new material named nylon was announced to the public. Created in DuPont’s labs, nylon replaced silk in the ladies hosiery industry. Nylon was so popular that its early sales created near riots because demand was so high. Hagley’s exhibition will discuss the early development of nylon and its impact on the fashion industry. Exhibition included with admission. The exhibition will be open through March 31, 2015.
On-Going Events
Erica Loustau: Exodus
December 31, 2015 to February 17, 2015
200 South Madison St., Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
Recurrence: Recurring daily

Loustau transforms the DCCA atrium into a sweeping exhibition of origami birds. Arranged in voluminous flocks that appear to fly through the museum, Loustau states that the dynamic sculpture reflects how we “swarm around news flashes or current trends.” more
“Forging Faith, Building Freedom” exhibit
December 31, 2015 to June 13, 2015
Delaware Historical Society
505 Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Delaware Historical Society
Recurrence: Recurring every week day
Times: 11AM-4PM

Forging Faith, Building Freedom, a special exhibition opening in the Delaware History Museum in September, will explore Delaware’s many contributions to the development of African American faith and religious institutions in the United States, part of the nation’s ongoing quest for freedom and equality for all. The exhibition will honor four remarkable Delawareans who led in the development of independent African American churches in the early 1800s: Richard Allen, Absalom Jones,.
Wednesday Jan 01, 2015

Delaware festivals in January 2015

Brewery Tour
Starting January 1, 2015
1284 McD Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901
Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Times: 5 and 6PM

Take a tour and sample some Delaware Craft Beer! The best deal in town, for $5 you get the tour, five samples, and a pint glass to take home. Sample our signature beers, Oak Barrel Stout and Hop Mountain.

Delaware festivals in February 2016

February, 2016

  • Hockessin Art Festival in Hockessin, Delaware

Delaware festivals in March 2016

March, 2016

  • Delaware Home Show in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Fall Delaware Home Show in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Spring Delaware Home & Garden Show in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Wilmington Winter Bluegrass Festival in Wilmington, Delaware

5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

Delaware festivals in April 2016

April, 2016

  • Dewey Beach PopFest in Dewey Beach, Delaware
  • Whole Life Expo in Newark, Delaware

April 1, 2015 to January 4, 2015

5105 Kennett Pk Rt 52, Winterthur, Delaware 19735

is an original show of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Approximately 35 historically accurate costumes from the television show will be displayed with photographs and vignettes inspired by the fictional program and by real life at Winterthur. Visitors will have a chance to step into and experience the world of Downtown Abbey and the contrasting world of Winterthur founder Henry Francis du Pont and his contemporaries in.

Delaware festivals in May 2016

  • Central Delaware Jazz/Blues Festivals in Felton, Delaware
  • Horseshoe Crab Festival in Milton, Delaware
  • Old Dover Days in Dover, Delaware
  • PopFest in Dewey Beach, Delaware
  • Towne & Country Fair in Seaford, Delaware

Dover Days Festival
411 Legislative Avenue

Three days of family fun including parade, pet parade, maypole dancing, Amish quilt auction, car show, antique tractor show, 150+ crafts vendors, Kids Zone, carnival rides, encampments, Energy Village, history events, Houses of Kent, historic house tour of 40 historic homes. doverdaysfestival/ more

Delaware festivals in June 2016

  • Delmarva Chicken Festival in Millsboro, Delaware

Delaware festivals in July 2016

 

Delaware festivals in August 2016

  • 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

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Top 10 Delaware festivals and events

Delaware best events and festivities
Complete list of all the top Delaware festivals and events for 2015 and 2015.
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three-ring circus
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April Fools Day tradition
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exposition
Thanksgiving observance
fete
Sacrament
Pig Roast wingding
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May Day show
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commemoration
gaiety
regale
Italian festival
revelry
hoopla
bazaar
grind show
outdoor celebration
Halloween shindig
carnival
merrymaking
banquet
arts and craft festival
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expo
ceromonial hash bash
Mardi Gras
heyday
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ragbag
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barbecue
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New Year’s Day spree
German festival
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Christmas show
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