This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
FREE Arts Activities
FUN for Kids!
June 16 – August 15
The Grand is pleased to announce the return of Wilmington's Summer in the Parks. Last year, we presented 30 different artists/arts organizations in 70 events, serving over 2200 residents throughout the city with FREE arts activities. Now, with the continued support of the City of Wilmington, we are planning for even more FUN with the ARTS! 99 events are scheduled from June 16 through August 15… Look for us in YOUR neighborhood!
Every Weekday Morning @ 9:30-10:30 AM
MONDAY Barbara Hicks Park (Bradford & B Streets)
TUESDAY Tilton Park (N. Franklin – W. 7th & 8th Streets)
WEDNESDAY Tatnall/One Love Park (Tatnall & W. 24th Streets)
THURSDAY Speakman Playground (BBW Park at E. 30th Street)
FRIDAY Kosciuszko Park (Sycamore & S. Broom Streets)
Every Weekday Afternoon @ 12-1 PM
MONDAY Helen Chambers Playground (N. Madison – W. 6th & 7th Streets)
TUESDAY Prices Run (BBW Park at N. Locust & E. 23rd Streets)
WEDNESDAY Haynes Park (N. Franklin – W. 30th & 32nd Streets)
THURSDAY Judy Johnson Park (N. Dupont & W. 3rd Streets)
FRIDAY Holloway/Compton Park (N. Lombard & E. 7th Streets)
Artists include: Barrel of Makers, Christina Cultural Arts Center, Delaware Art Museum, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Delaware Shakespeare Festival, Delaware Steel, E. Shawn Qaissaunee & The Q Factor, First State Ballet Theatre, Funkfest, GCJ Uniques, Habana Sax, Icon DJs, Illstyle & Peace, Janina's World Music, LaFate Gallery, Minas, Nature Jams, OperaDelaware, Pegasus Trio, Philly Vibe Duo, Pieces of a Dream, Shoestring Productions of Brandywine Valley, Simple Gifts, TAHIRA, Umoja Strings, Wilmington Drama League, Wilmington Trap Stars.
Special Afternoon & Evening Events
WED 6/18 6:30PM Tilton Park: Habana Sax
WED 6/25 6:30PM Stapler Park: Diamond State Concert Band
WED 7/2 6:30PM Woodlawn Flats: Better Than Bacon (comedy improv)
FRI 7/11 7PM Old Swedes Church: CCAC Faculty Concert
THU 7/17 6PM Stapler Park: Wilmington Ballet Academy
THU 7/17 6PM Michaels Playground: Alfie Moss/Dexter Koonce Project
FRI 7/18 3PM Holloway/Compton Park: Wilmington Children’s Chorus
FRI 7/25 6:30PM Judy Johnson Park: Fostina Dixon & Winds of Change
THU 7/31 6PM Haynes Park: Music School of Delaware / IVA
WED 8/6 6:30PM Prices Run: Atiba & Carib
FRI 8/15 6PM Union Park Gardens: First State Symphonic Band
All programs/schedules contingent upon weather, subject to change
Sponsored by the City of Wilmington. Produced by The Grand Opera House. Additional support provided by: Astrazeneca, Delmarva Power, and The Wilmington Parking Authority
City of Wilmington
New Castle County
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