Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events in the Delaware Beaches

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

Top 5 Events
May 24–27: Poseidon Festival
A variety of ocean-inspired entertainment and fun theme nights. Bethany Beach Bandstand. 302-539-8011.

June 2–7: Coastal Delaware Restaurant Week
Sample the best cuisine in Coastal Delaware with prix fixe menus available. Locations throughout the Delaware Beaches.

July 4: Lewes’ Old Fashioned Fourth of July
Old fashioned games the whole family will love, followed by a Boat Parade on the Canal. 9 a.m.–10 p.m. Downtown Lewes. 302-645-8073.

Sept. 7: Sandcastle Contest
Watch as teams express their artistic flair in the sand. Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-6446.

Oct. 25–27: 30th Annual Sea Witch Halloween Festival
Costume Parade, trick-or-treat with the merchants, pet parade, children’s games, Fiddlers Contest, hayrides and much, much more! Rehoboth & Dewey Beach Resort Areas. 302-227-6446.

Ongoing Events
Until Oct. 29: Rehoboth Beach Farmers’ Market
Real food, real farmers and real community. The Rehoboth Beach Farmers’ Market is held every Tuesday rain or shine. 11 a.m. Grove Park, Rehoboth.

May 3, June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6: Fenwick First Fridays
Explore Fenwick Island on the first Friday of each month. Participating retailers and restaurants will offer specials and promos. Free. 302-539-2100.

May 4–Sept. 28: Historic Lewes Farmers Market
Every Saturday, visit the market for fresh produce and local charm. George H. P. Smith Park, Lewes. 302-644-1436.

June 1–Sept. 1: Bethany Beach Summer Concert Series
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday come out for live music. Free. Bethany Beach Bandstand. 302-539-8011.

June 2–Sept. 1: Bethany Beach Farmers Market
Every Sunday, this market features local vendors. 8 a.m.–noon. Corner of Garfield Parkway and Pennsylvania Avenue, Bethany Beach.

June 17–Aug. 26: Movies on the Beach
Every Monday night, grab a spot on the beach to watch family-friendly movies. Free. On the beach off Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach. 302-539-8011.

June 11–Aug. 27: Stango Park Summer Concert Series
Every Tuesday evening features fun and energetic concerts. Free. 7 p.m. Stango Park, Lewes. 302-645-8073.

June 14–Sept. 6: Fenwick Island Farmers Market
Open Monday and Friday, the market provides an abundance of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables for locals and visitors to savor and enjoy. 8 a.m.–noon. Route 1 & Essex Street, Fenwick Island. 302-436-5589.

July 11, July 25, Aug. 9: Cinema in the Park
Enjoy a family-friendly movie in the park. Don’t forget to bring your own beach blankets, chairs and snacks. 8 p.m. Lewes Canal Waterfront. 302-645-2795.

July 18, Aug. 1, Aug. 15, Aug. 29: Concerts in the Park
Bring your own beach blankets, chairs and snacks, then settle in for an evening of family-friendly entertainment. Free. 7 p.m. Lewes Canal Waterfront. 302-645-2795.

Nov.–Dec.: Winter WonderFEST
The two-mile light spectacular is a drive-thru light show with more than 60 awe-inspiring displays that brighten the night. Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. Dates to be determined. Visit for more information or call 302-727-0221.