COASTAL DELAWARE EVENTS

COASTAL DELAWARE EVENTS
  • Rehoboth Walking Food Tour
    On-Going Event: 1/1/2018 - 12/30/2018
    Tuesdays, Fridays & Sundays year-round. A 3-hour culinary adventure. Food tastings, wine, beer & cocktails followed by a delicious lunch. $49. Advance purchase required. Downtown Rehoboth Beach. 800-979-3370  www.eatingrehoboth.com
  • Historic Lewes Farmers Market
    On-Going Event: 5/5/2018 - 9/29/2018
    Saturdays. Locally grown foods. 8am-12pm. Oct. 7- Nov. 18 open 9am-noon at Shields Elementary School parking lot. George H.P. Smith Park, Lewes. 302-644-1436  www.historiclewesfarmersmarket.org
  • Yoga on the Beach
    On-Going Event: 5/25/2018 - 9/11/2018
    Daily. Welcome the day with asanas & flowing movement or sun salutations. Bethany Beach bandstand. 302-539-8011  www.townofbethanybeach.com
  • Bethany Beach Farmers Market
    On-Going Event: 6/3/2018 - 9/2/2018
    Sundays. Local fruits, vegetables, flowers & other locally sourced items. 8am-12pm. Garfield Pkwy. & Pennsylvania Ave. 302-539-8011  www.townofbethanybeach.com
  • Family Movie Night on the Beach
    On-Going Event: 6/4/2018 - 8/20/2018
    Mondays. Bring beach chair or blanket. Start approx. 8:30pm. Dagsworthy St., Dewey Beach. 302-227-6446  www.beach-fun.com
  • Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market
    On-Going Event: 6/5/2018 - 10/30/2018
    Tuesdays. Rain or shine. Over 35 vendors selling vegetables, fruit, meat, seafood, prepared foods & baked goods. 12-4pm. Grove Park, Rehoboth Beach. 302-249-7878  www.rbfarmersmarket.com
  • Summer Concert Series
    On-Going Event: 6/5/2018 - 8/28/2018
    Tuesdays 7-9pm. Free. Bring a beach chair. Stango Park, Lewes. 302-645-8073  www.leweschamber.com
  • Cinema Art Theater Independent Film Screenings
    On-Going Event: 6/6/2018 - 9/2/2018
    Wednesdays-Sundays. Multiple screenings Wed.-Sat. One screening Sun. Check online for showtimes. Snacks available for purchase. Admission. Cinema Art Theater, Lewes. 302-645-9095  www.rehobothfilm.com
  • Summer Concert Series
    On-Going Event: 6/8/2018 - 9/2/2018
    Fridays-Sundays. Live entertainment 7:30pm. Memorial Day weekend shows Sat. & Sun. only. Bethany Beach bandstand. 302-539-8011  www.townofbethanybeach.com
  • Movies on the Beach
    On-Going Event: 6/11/2018 - 8/27/2018
    Mondays. Movie starts at dusk.  Beach off Garfield Pkwy., Bethany Beach. 302-539-8011  www.townofbethanybeach.com
  • Bonfires on the Beach
    On-Going Event: 6/12/2018 - 8/22/2018
    Tuesdays & Wednesdays. Bring beach chairs & marshmallows. 7-9pm. Dagsworthy St., Dewey Beach. 302-227-6446  www.beach-fun.com
  • Bonfire on the Beach
    On-Going Event: 6/14/2018 - 8/30/2018
    Thursdays 8-10pm. Campbell Place. 302-539-8011  www.townofbethanybeach.com
  • Wine Tasting & Art Auction
    7/18/2018
    Benefits Kinfolk. Tickets $30 at the door. 5:30-8:30pm. Virden Conference Center, Lewes. 302-645-6971  www.beach-fun.com
  • 10th Annual Seafood and Arts Festival
    7/21/2018
    Fresh seafood, live music, fun activities for kids, artists & vendors. 10am-5pm. Indian River Marina, Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-3071  www.destateparks.com
  • Angola by the Bay Craft Fair
    7/21/2018
    Over 100 potters, jewelers & carpenters. Free. Refreshments available. 9am-3pm. Woodland Circle, Lewes. 302-945-2700  www.angolabythebay.org
  • Dewey Beach Patrol 10k/5k
    7/21/2018
    Ten Sisters of Dewey Beach Run/Walk Series 2018. Registration 7am. Race 8am. Entry fee.  Dewey Beach. 302-654-6400  www.races2run.com
  • 27th Annual Beach & Bay Cottage Tour
    7/25/2018 - 7/26/2018
    Benefits the Friends of the South Coastal Library. Tour exceptional homes. Tickets $30. 9:30am-4pm.  Bethany Beach. 302-537-5828  www.beachandbaycottagetour.com
  • 80th Annual Members Fine Art Exhibition
    On-Going Event: 7/27/2018 - 9/3/2018
    Daily. A variety of mediums by over 125 of the Rehoboth Art League?s member artists. Open to the public. Corkran & Tubbs Galleries, Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-8408  www.rehobothartleague.org
  • 16th The College Day 5k and Kiddie K
    7/29/2018
    Ten Sisters of Dewey Beach Run/Walk Series 2018. Wear your college colors for special prizes. Registration 7am. Ivy 5k race 8am. Kiddie K 7:50am. Entry fee for Ivy 5k. Dewey Beach. 302-654-6400  www.races2run.com
  • 2018 Outdoor Antiques Show
    8/4/2018
    High-quality antique dealers feature 18th to early 20th century antiques. 9am-4pm. Admission $5, children under 12 free.  Lewes Historical Society Complex, Lewes. 302-645-7670  www.historiclewes.org
  • 45th Annual Outdoor Fine Art & Fine Craft Show
    8/4/2018 - 8/5/2018
    100 artists. Refreshments, music & children's entertainment. Sat. 10am-5pm. Sun. 10am-4pm. Admission. Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-8408  www.rehobothartleague.org
  • Run For The Paws 5k & 1-Mile Pet Walk
    8/4/2018
    Registration 6:45-7:45am. Race 8am. Starboard Restaurant hosts post-race party & awards. Dewey Beach. 302-644-8952  www.seashorestriders.com
  • 10th Annual Greene Turtle Run 10k/5k
    8/5/2018
    Benefits the Harry K Foundation. Registration 7:15am. Race 8:15am. Entry fee. Lewes. 302-654-6400  www.races2run.com
  • Brews, BBQ and Bushes
    8/5/2018
    Relaxed event with classes on shrubbery, a shrub sale, plenty of food & drink. 4-7pm. East Coast Garden Center, Millsboro.  302-945-3489  www.eastcoastgardencenter.com
  • Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding
    8/10/2018 - 8/12/2018
    Riders meet 8:30am. Competition 9am. Dewey Beach. 302-227-4011  www.skimusa.org
  • 44th Annual Outdoor Fine Art & Fine Craft Show
    8/11/2018 - 8/12/2018
    100 artists. Refreshments, music & children's entertainment. Sat. 10am-5pm. Sun. 10am-4pm. Admission. Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-8408  www.rehobothartleague.org
  • East of Maui SUP Sprint Challenge
    8/15/2018
    4pm. 2-mile stand-up paddleboard race & 1-mile race for beginners. Complimentary dinner buffet. North Beach Restaurant, Dewey Beach. 302-245-0304  www.rehoboth.com
  • 5th Breast Fest 5k
    8/18/2018
    Ten Sisters of Dewey Beach Run/Walk Series 2018. Wear something pink. Registration 7am. Race 8am. Entry fee. Dewey Beach. 302-654-6400  www.races2run.com
  • Am Skate Jam
    8/18/2018
    12pm. All-amateur skate contest with street & bowl events. Epworth Skate Park, Rehoboth Beach. 302-245-0304  www.rehoboth.com
  • RBVFC Fire Fightin' 5K Run/Walk
    8/19/2018
    8am. Benefits Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company. Registration 6:30am-7:55am at Station 86. Tech T's, water stops, refreshments & post-race party.  Rehoboth Beach. 302-644-8952  www.seashorestriders.com
  • Bargains on the Broadkill Summer Festival
    8/25/2018
    9am-3pm. Over 50 vendors, jewelry, goodies & food. Great Duck Race offers cash prizes. Top prize $500.  Milton Memorial Park, Milton. 302-684-1101  www.historicmilton.com
  • Children's Beach House Beach Barbecue
    8/25/2018
    Music, food & drinks. 6:30-10pm. Admission. Children's Beach House, Lewes. 302-645-9184  www.cbhinc.org
  • Sundance Racing Festival: Land & Sea
    8/26/2018
    5k run; 1-mile walk; half-mile swim; or biathlon. All events at 8am. Rehoboth Beach. 302-644-8952  www.seashorestriders.com
  • Summer's End 5k
    9/2/2018
    Ten Sisters of Dewey Beach Run/Walk Series 2018. Registration 7am. Race 8am. Entry fee.  Dewey Beach. 302-654-6400  www.races2run.com
  • Movies on the Beach
    9/7/2018 - 9/28/2018
    Fridays. Movie starts at dusk.  Bethany Beach bandstand. 302-539-8011  www.townofbethanybeach.com
  • 12th Annual Chocolate Tasting & Bake Sale
    9/8/2018
    1-4pm. In the Officer's Club.  Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. 302-644-2356  www.friendsofcapehenlopen.org
  • 40th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival
    9/8/2018
    10am-5pm. Over 100 artists displaying jewelry, glass, pottery, paintings, and much more. Live music, interactive mural, and a silent auction. Downtown Bethany Beach. 302-539-2100  www.bethanybeachartsfestival.com
  • 40th Annual Sandcastle & Sculpture Contest
    9/8/2018
    8:30am-5pm. Winners announced 5pm.  Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-6446  www.beach-fun.com
  • 41st Gary P Lister Bottle & Cork 10-Miler & 5k
    9/8/2018
    Ten Sisters of Dewey Beach Run/Walk Series 2018. Registration 6:45am. Race 8am. Entry fee.  Dagsworthy St., Dewey Beach. 302-654-6400  www.races2run.com
  • Lighthouse Sunset Cruise
    9/8/2018
    Call to reserve space. $35 each. Bring drinks & snacks. 7-9pm. Anglers Fishing Center, Lewes. 302-226-3866  www.delawarebaylights.org
  • Cannonball 5k Run & Trenny Elliott Memorial Walk
    9/9/2018
    Registration 7:30am. Race 8:30am. Designed to be a tour of Historic Lewes. Lewes Historical Society Complex, Lewes. 302-645-7670  www.historiclewes.org
  • 20th Annual Chautauqua Tent Shows
    9/13/2018 - 9/15/2018
    Unique education & entertainment under a large tent with reenactors who personify celebrated historical WWI era figures. Zwaanendael Park, Lewes. 302-645-8073  www.leweschamber.com
  • 6th Annual Lewes Dragon Boat Festival
    9/16/2018
    9am-2pm. Teams race traditional dragon boats for fun, fitness & fundraising. Benefits Sussex Academy. Canalfront Park, Downtown Lewes. 302-856-3636  www.lewesdragonboat.com
  • 41st Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner
    9/17/2018
    Pre-tournament dinner & auction Sun. 5pm. Tournament 12:30pm Mon. Benefits Meals on Wheels. Registration required. Rehoboth Beach Yacht and Country Club, Rehoboth Beach. 302-645-7449  www.beachmeals.com
  • 19th Annual Jean and Joan Golf Tournament
    9/24/2018
    11am. Benefits Tunnell Cancer Center. Entry fee includes green & cart fees, lunch, memorial gift, snacks, drinks, post cocktail & dinner with silent & live auction. Kings Creek Country Club, Rehoboth Beach. 302-644-2900  www.beebemedicalfoundation.org
  • Greyhounds Reach the Beach
    10/4/2018 - 10/7/2018
    Celebrate greyhound adoption. Top speakers, small group seminars, vendors & ice cream social. 11am-5pm. Dewey Beach.   www.grtb.org
  • 42nd Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale
    10/5/2018 - 10/7/2018
    Great deals & fabulous finds. 10am-8pm. Times may vary per store. Downtown Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-6446  www.beach-fun.com
  • Dewey Goes Pink
    10/6/2018
    5k race or 1.5-mile walk. Proceeds fight against breast cancer. The Starboard, Dewey Beach. 302-644-6844  www.debreastcancer.org
  • Lewes Fall Craft Fair
    10/6/2018
    Crafts, festive live music & food. 9am-4pm. Admission $5. Children 12 & under Free. Lewes Historical Society Complex, Lewes. 302-645-7670  www.historiclewes.org
  • Oktoberfest
    10/6/2018
    Authentic Munich feel, German fare from local restaurants, Dogfish Head brews, wines, oom-pah band, Bavarian folk dancing & children's activities. Lewes Canalfront Park, Lewes. 302-645-2795  www.lewescanalfrontpark.org
  • Bark on the Boards
    10/7/2018
    Enjoy a leisurely stroll on the boardwalk. Plus fun activities. 12-2pm. Lake Gerar Park, Rehoboth Beach. 302-856-6361  www.delspca.org
  • Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival
    10/11/2018 - 10/14/2018
    Celebrating over 25 years of smooth jazz at different venues throughout the area. Fashion Show & more. Rehoboth Beach.   www.rehobothjazz.com
  • 29th Annual Sea Witch Festival
    10/26/2018 - 10/28/2018
    Parade, cackling contest, best costumed dog parade, face painting, games, arts & crafts, food & music. 10am-5pm. Downtown Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-6446  www.beach-fun.com
  • Children's Fantasy Trail
    10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018
    Trick-or-Treat for candy & toys with storybook characters along a jack-o-lantern lined trail. Singing, juggling & magic. Sat. 6-8pm. Sun. 6-7:30pm. $5 admission. Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes. 302-645-8073  www.leweschamber.com
  • Trunks for Treats
    10/31/2018
    Safe, non-gory, fun-filled Halloween. 6-8pm.  Conley's United Methodist Church, Lewes. 302-945-1881  www.conleysumc.org
  • Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
    11/1/2018 - 11/11/2018
    Showcasing the best American & international films including features, documentaries & shorts. Entertaining & fun activities, delicious food & craft beers.  Movies at Midway, Rehoboth Beach. 302-645-9095  www.rehobothfilm.com
  • 3rd Annual Delaware Resorts 55+ Expo
    11/3/2018
    Premier showcase of products & services to enhance the life of the 55+ community. Free. 9am-5pm. Cape Henlopen High School. 302-236-0857  www.rehobothtoday.com/55expo
  • Holiday Fair Art & Craft Show
    11/3/2018 - 11/4/2018
    Over 30 artisans including jewelry, glasswork, pottery, clay sculpture, painting & woodworking. 10am-4pm. Admission. Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-8408  www.rehobothartleague.org
  • 31st Annual Beebe Ball
    11/17/2018
    6-10pm. Party band Blue Label. Decadent dining, exciting auctions & gaming tables. Nassau Valley Vineyards, Lewes. 302-645-3300  www.beebehce.org
  • Holiday Tree Lighting & Sing-A-Long
    11/23/2018
    Holiday sing-along &l tree lighting at the bandstand. 6:30pm. Downtown Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-6181  www.cityofrehoboth.com
  • It's a Wonderful Life
    11/30/2018 - 12/2/2018
    Live theater. Call to buy tickets. Fri. & Sat. 7:30pm. Sun. 2pm. Possum Hall, Georgetown. 302-856-4560  www.possumpointplayers.org
  • Winter White Sale
    11/30/2018
    100+ local & regional artists. Funds support CBH. 6:30-9:30pm. Lewes. 302-645-9184  www.cbhinc.org
  • 8th Annual Open House Hospitality Day
    12/1/2018
    10am-4pm. Corkran, Ventures & Tubbs Galleries. See website for details. Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-8408  www.rehobothartleague.org
  • Animal Lovers Fur Ball
    12/1/2018
    Black tie, sit-down dinner, open bar, live music, dancing, & silent auction. Go online for more details. Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center, Rehoboth Beach. 302-856-6361  www.delspca.org
  • Christmas Tour of Lewes
    12/1/2018
    Self-guided tour through historic homes decorated for the season. Christmas antiques & collectibles sale & bake sale.  Lewes. 302-645-7670  www.historiclewes.org
  • Lewes Christmas Parade
    12/1/2018
    5-6:45pm. Parade 5pm. Immediately following will be the Christmas Tree lighting in Zwaanendael Park & caroling around the tree.  Lewes. 302-645-8073  www.leweschamber.com
  • Milton Holly Festival
    12/8/2018
    9am-3pm. Crafts, artwork, jewelry & holiday gifts. Food available. Santa will be there.  Front St., Milton. 302-684-1101  www.historicmilton.com
  • Seashore Marathon and 1/2 Marathon
    12/8/2018
    7am. Tech shirts & medals for all who finish.  Rehoboth Beach.   www.rbmarathon.com
  • Dewey Ball Drop
    12/31/2018
    Festivities begin 11:30pm. Dewey Beach. 302-228-3701  www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
  • Dewey Dunk
    1/1/2019
    Registration 11am. Begins at noon. $20 fee includes bonfire, T-shirt & wristband for post-dunk discounts at Dewey restaurants & businesses. Dewey Beach. 302-228-3701  www.deweybusinesspartnership.com