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Mark Your Calendar for these August Events in the Delaware Beaches
The month of August 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 August.
Top 5 August Events in the Delaware Beaches
Aug. 3: Outdoor Antiques and Vintage Show
The Lewes Historical Society will celebrate the 55th anniversary of its Outdoor Antiques and Vintage Show. This day-long show will feature high-quality antiques and vintage dealers with 18th– and 20th-century items. Many of these unique items will be available for purchase. Browse an array of vintage and antique items for every taste and budget.
Aug. 3–4 and 10–11: Outdoor Fine Art & Fine Craft Show
For two weekends in August, browse over 125 artists and artisans from around the country during the 46th Annual Outdoor Fine Art & Fine Craft Show. This annual juried show is held outdoors, rain or shine, at the Rehoboth Art League. In addition to checking out the one-of-a-kind works from the artists, guests can also take historic tours, enjoy children’s activities, watch artists demonstrations, stroll the gardens and more. Refreshments and a Dogfish Head beer garden will also be on site.
Aug. 9–11: Summer Vibes Fest
Experience a multi-day festival that highlights Delaware’s beach culture. The Summer Vibes Fest will feature skimboarding, skateboarding, stand up paddleboarding, live music, art and more.
Aug. 24: Paddlefest 2019
Spend a day on the water at Delaware Seashore State Park’s Paddlefest 2019. Paddlefest is a four-mile course through the salt marsh creeks of the state park. Along the route, knowledgeable staff members will be stationed to talk about the local wildlife and history, as well as hand out snacks. This year’s Paddlefest will conclude with an after party featuring food, drinks, music, kid’s activities and more.
Click here to read more about Delaware Seashore State Park.
Aug. 24: The Children’s Beach House Annual Beach BBQ
Raise money for children with special needs while indulging in delicious barbecue at The Children’s Beach House Annual Beach BBQ. Spend the evening eating barbecue, sipping on cocktails and listening to live music at this causal summer event.