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Top May 2024 Events in the Delaware Beaches

Mark Your Calendar for these May Events in the Delaware Beaches

By Chris Murphy

The month of March 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.

Here are our top five events happening in Bethany Beach, Rehoboth Beach and Lewes during May.

May 3-5: Lewes Merchants’ Spring Sidewalk Sale

Shop the sales in and around the Lewes Historic and Commercial District while you are visiting the Annual British Motorcar Show at the Lewes Ferry Terminal!

May 11: Dewey Beach Arts Festival

Dewey Business Partnership proudly announces the Annual Dewey Beach Arts Festival, an outdoor juried fine art and craft show in the heart of Dewey Beach, Delaware. Free parking and admission!

May 18: Boat Drinks Bacchanal

12 to 5 p.m., Northbeach in Dewey Beach. The Delaware Seashore Parrot Head Club will hold its 25th Boat Drinks Bacchanal to benefit Pathways to Success, which prepares individuals for successful lives through mentoring and education.

The event will feature music by Jimmy and the Parrots, games, raffles, a silent auction and an open bar. Tickets are $75 through eventbrite and will go on sale to the public in late February. For more information, go to deseashorephc.com.

May 24-26: Poseidon Festival

Bethany Beaches, Poseidon Festival is bigger and better than ever! Come out to downtown Bethany Beach on May 24-26, 2024. Live sand sculpting, pirates and mermaids, island music, bubble magic, luau, Marina Science Camp and emergency meet and greet.

Want more Events?

CALENDAR: Check out our Delaware Beaches calendar of events to help plan your activities!

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