31st Annual Sea Witch Festival® Returns to Rehoboth Beach

By Kelsey Thomas

Get Ready for a Wicked Good Time

The Annual Sea Witch Festival®, one of Rehoboth’s favorite holiday traditions, is coming back October 29-31, 2021. Packed with an endless variety of Halloween-themed games and scheduled activities, this family friendly event is certainly one to look forward to. It is so spook-tacular in fact, that HGTV.com included it in their picks of “21 Great Fall Festivals.”

The Sea Witch® Program this year is full of schedules and information pertaining to 30+ activities taking place during the festival. While there are many things to look forward to in this year’s event, we have selected a list of just a few of the incredible things you can expect while attending The Sea Witch Festival®.

Costume Parades (Dogs Welcome!)

Two parades will take place. One is for people and the other is specifically made to show off your pup’s Halloween regalia.

Indoor & Outdoor Vendors

Shopping galore! Take a walk around and experience artisans and vendors selling and educating the public about their handcrafted products.

Sea Witch Hunt

This free hunt for witches provides participants with the opportunity to win awesome prizes. People travel from site to site, collecting clues to make their best guess in the end.

Live Bandstand Entertainment

Live music will take place at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand. Some artists include Junior Wilson and Chatty, Blue Cat Blues Band and The Jimmies, 80’s Flashback Back.

Trick or Treating

Collect as much candy as you can carry with your kiddos in Dewey Beach or Downtown Rehoboth. Participating businesses will have signs in their windows.

Kid’s Beach Games

Games include Hula Twist Off, Slippery Swords, Monster Stomp and much more. They are free to participate in and everyone gets a ribbon.

4th Street Fall Fest

A variety of activities will be happening at The Cultured Pearl Restaurant, The Shops at the Pearl Mall and Coho’s Market and Grill.

Fall Classic Racing Festival

Tie up those laces and get to steppin’! There will be a 5k and a half-marathon.

Scarecrow Trail & Show

Vote on your favorite scarecrow creation that you’ll see over span of the festival.


A fall classic, hayrides are such an awesome experience for any age. Climb aboard, and celebrate the season.

50/50 Raffle

Enter for your chance to win big prizes!

… & Much More!

There is so much to look forward to with this festival in Rehoboth. Get ready to have a ghoully good time.

See our full calendar of events for more things to do in the Delaware Beaches.