Mark Your Calendar for these October Events in the Delaware Beaches
The month of October 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. Be sure to pick up a Delaware Beaches Visitors Guide to find even more events happening throughout the year.
Top 5 October Events in the Delaware Beaches
Here are our top five events happening in Bethany Beach, Rehoboth Beach and Lewes during October.
Oct. 4–6: Fall Sidewalk Sale
Shop along downtown Rehoboth Beach during the Fall Sidewalk Sale. All weekend long, browse the local shops at discounted prices.
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Oct. 4–6: Oktoberfest
Celebrate Oktoberfest at Crooked Hammock Brewery. Sip German beer paired with German-inspired food. Sunday, Crooked Hammock will offer an Oktoberfest-themed brunch. The family-friendly, weekend-long event will also have live music and activities for kids.
Oct. 5: Boast the Coast Maritime Festival
Honor Lewes’ maritime heritage during the Boast the Coast Maritime Festival. This festival will feature several free events at the park adjacent to the City Dock on the canal. Perfect for the whole family, there will be children’s activities, including face painting and balloon art, along with boat tours, seafood tastings and more.
Oct. 19: Bark on the Boards
Bring your pet to the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk for a day of fun on Saturday, Oct. 19. Treat your dog to Bark on the Boards and enjoy live music, dock dog diving, a pet psychic, costume contest and more. There will also be inflatables and games for the kids, as well as yoga with puppies and even more activities for the whole family. This event will support the Brandywine Valley SPCA.
Oct. 25–27: Sea Witch Festival
One of Rehoboth Beach’s most popular events, the Sea Witch Festival returns for its 30th anniversary. The free, family-friendly festival is made up of several events and activities, including a 5K race, costume parade, live music, beach games, hayrides, trick-or-treating and so much more.
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