Calendar of Events

Events in the Delaware Beaches

Calendar: All dates and times are subject to change; please call ahead or go online before attending.

Many events listed on our website have been canceled or postponed due to the Covid-19 emergency. It is best to call ahead or check with organizer’s websites to verify the status of any local event. When we have a list of 2020-2021 verified events we will post them here.


44th Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale

• Friday, Oct. 2 - Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020 • Time: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM • Downtown Rehoboth

It is a weekend for deals and fabulous finds! Shopping in downtown Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, and Route One has never offered more merchandise at discount prices! The sale begins Friday and ends on Sunday running from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily (store hours may vary).

Historic Lewes Farmers Market Wednesday Market

• Saturday, Oct. 3 - Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 • Recurring weekly on Saturday • Time: 8:00 PM to 11:00 AM

On October 3, 2020, the Saturday Fall Market begins at Richard A. Shields Elementary School parking lot and continues through November 21, 2020. The Market continues its fall season at Shields with 24 vendors through November 21 (Saturday before Thanksgiving). Your favorite market vendors will be there offering all the bounties of fall harvest: Brussel sprouts, carrots, peppers, lettuces, broccoli, cabbage, kales, sweet potatoes, ginger, winter squashes (including pumpkins), apples, cider, mushrooms, chicken, pork, freshly laid eggs, breads, jams and jellies, pastries, honey and flower bouquets.

Beach Brunch

• Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM •

Meals On Wheels Delaware is pleased to announce the Beach Brunch fundraiser on Sunday, October 11th from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Due to the pandemic and the safety of our guests and sponsors, we are modifying the Beach Brunch this year. NEW FORMAT: Participating restaurants will offer a special Beach Brunch for two as a take-out or dine-in prefix option. Brunch options include cocktails or beer for two. Guests can pick up or dine in at the location of their choice during the designated hours noted. Throughout the week prior, we will have a special virtual auction including five pairs of Adirondack chairs designed by local artists, a Holiday Decor package and other surprises. Please join us in supporting Meals On Wheels programs in your local community and across Delaware which deliver nutritious meals to more than 4,000 homebound seniors each year.

Local Cuisine Restaurant Week

• Wednesday, Oct. 21 - Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020 • Recurring daily •

The restaurant week will kick-off the launch of a new website “”. This website will be an all-in-one resource for dining, lodging, and eat + stay packages. Restaurant filter options will give locals and visitors an all in one guide to dinning in The Quiet Resorts, whether it is outdoor dining with a view of the ocean or a quaint coffee cafe.

Santa's House on the Boardwalk

• Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 • Time: 1:00 PM •

Santa's House will be open during the Rehoboth Beach Tree Lighting on November 27, 2020 and weekends in December until Christmas. Don'y miss the light displays along the boardwalk too. Stay tuned for the full 2020 schedule! Sponsorship Opportunities Available. Santa’s House is located on the Rehoboth Boardwalk at the end of Rehoboth Avenue. Make sure to stop by and tell Santa your Christmas wish list! There is no charge to visit Santa; donations are appreciated. Remember to bring your camera! Sponsorship Opportunities Available.

Lewes Historical Society's 47th Christmas House Tour of Lewes

• Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 • Lewes Historical Society, 110 Shipcarpenter St., Lewes, DE

Feel the spirit of the season while experiencing historic Lewes and nine private home decorated for the season!