Top 5 July Events in the Delaware Beaches

Top 5 July Events in the Delaware Beaches

Lewes, Bethany Beach, Rehoboth Beach July events

Image from Brook Hedge/Lewes Chamber

Mark Your Calendar for these July Events in the Delaware Beaches

The month of July is full of fun and exciting events in the Delaware Beaches, from Lewes, Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach to Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island. Whether you’re searching for family-friendly events, food and drink events, live music or free festivals, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from. Here are our top five events happening in the Delaware Beaches during July.

Top 5 July Events in the Delaware Beaches

July 4: Lewes Old Fashioned 4th of July

While you can celebrate the Fourth of July in many locations within the Delaware Beaches, the Old Fashioned 4th of July in Lewes is not to be missed. This patriotic, family-friendly event features children’s games, a boat parade, live music and fireworks. The highlight of the Independence Day celebration is the Doo-Dah Parade, which allows any and everyone to jump right in and join.

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July 9–10: 70th Annual Cottage Tour of Art

The Rehoboth Art League hosts the 70th Annual Cottage Tour of Art, showcasing a distinct selection of homes in the Rehoboth Beach area. Experience this two-day self-guided tour and the various landscapes, interiors and architectural designs of these homes.

July 13: 39th Annual Sandcastle Contest

Delaware Seashore State Park invites everyone to watch and participate in the 39th Annual Sandcastle Contest. No experience is required, and the competition is free to enter. Sandcastles will be judged on originality/creativity, structural complexity, aesthetic appeal and the use of natural material.

July 13: Lewes Summer Craft Fair

Head to Lewes for the Summer Craft Fair, presented by the Lewes Historical Society. Learn why Lewes is such an exciting destination for craft buyers. The Lewes Summer Craft Fair will feature well-known craftspeople from across the region and Eastern Shore. Proceeds benefit educational and preservation programs at The Lewes Historical Society.

July 14: Indian River Marina Seafood and Arts Festival

Enjoy seafood, art and live music at the Indian River Marina Seafood and Arts Festival. This annual event will feature children’s activities and entertainment, fresh seafood, art vendors and live music. Experience all this festival has to offer against the backdrop of the beautiful Indian River Marina.