Across the Rehoboth Beach surrounds, you’ll find a packed calendar of seasonal festivals. Whether the Lewes Tulip Festival is your cup of tea, or you rather fancy a pint at one of the several Oktoberfests, you’ll have plenty of options to keep busy.

FESTIVALS, the Rehoboth surrounds (within 20-25 min)

SPRING (March – May)

•           Chocolate Festival, Rehoboth

•           Lewes Tulip Festival

•           Camp Rehoboth Women’s Fest, Rehoboth

•           Dewey Beach Bacon Fest

•           Dewey Beach Pop Fest

•           Coastal Delaware Running Festival

•           Annual Dewey Beach Arts Fest, Dagsworthy St Juried Art & Craft Show

•           Annual Maritime Festival, Lewes

SUMMER (June – August)

•           Bocce Fest, 16 Mile Brewery

•           Summer Vibes Fest, Dewey Beach

•           Beach Goes Blue…And Red and White Too!

•           Rehoboth VegFest

•           Mid Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival, Lewes

AUTUMN (September – October)

•           Rehoboth Beach Garlic Festival

•           Lewes Oktoberfest

•           Dewey Beach Music Conference and Festival

•           Lewes History Book Festival

•           Sea Witch Halloween and Fiddlers Festival, Rehoboth

•           Boast the Coast Maritime Festival, Zwaanendael Maritime Program, Boat Parade, Lewes

•           Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival

•           True Blue Jazz Fest, Rehoboth Beach

WINTER (November – December)

•           Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival

•           Winter WonderFEST, Lewes

FESTIVALS, a bit further afoot (within 40-55 min)

SPRING (March – May)

•           Annual Bug and Bud Festival, Milford

•           Live for Chocolate, Seaford

•           Peace, Love, and Horseshoe Crab Festival, Dupont Nature Center, Milford

•           Annual Milton Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival

SUMMER (June – August)

•           Nanticoke Riverfest, Seaford

•           Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival, Seaford

•           Millsboro Stars & Stripes

AUTUMN (September – October)

•           Milford Riverwalk Freedom Festival

•           Nanticoke Indian Powwow, Millsboro

•           Ladybug Music Festival, Milford

•           Festival Hispano, Georgetown

•           Wings and Wheels, Georgetown

•           Apple Scrapple Festival, Bridgeville

•           The Big Draw DE, Milford

WINTER (November – December)

•           Return Day, Georgetown

•           Milton Holly Festival


Rehoboth Beach Film Society, 107 Truitt Ave., Rehoboth Beach

Coastal Concerts, P.O. Box 685, Lewes phone: (888) 212-6458

Southern Delaware Choral Society, P.O. Box 444, Rehoboth Beach

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As Delaware works through the best precautions for handling COVID, some locations may have limited capacity, require reservations or have adjusted hours, so contact them for day to day changes before your visit.

Please remember your face covering and hand sanitizer for all visits, as well as social distancing. Please stay home when you feel under the weather.

SPECIAL TIP: As you travel, look for a blue shield-shaped stick to denote participation in Delaware’s small business ‘Customer Protection Standard’ program, complying with statewide safety standards.

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