Surf the 2018 Calendar of Events at the Delaware Beaches
There is always something happening along the coast. Here are a few highlights.
The Freeman Stage in Selbyville presents top-notch concerts featuring local and national artists throughout summer.
Thru Sept. 29 • Historic Lewes Farmers Market • Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, George H.P. Smith Park, Dupont and Johnson avenues, Lewes
Thru October • Milton Farmers Market • Fridays, 3-6 p.m., 6 Village Center Blvd., Milton
June 1-Sept. 16 • Freeman Stage events and concerts • Local and national artists, Selbyville
June 3-Sept. 2 • Bethany Beach Farmers Market • Sundays, 8 a.m.-noon, Garfield Parkway and Pennsylvania Ave., Bethany Beach
June 5-Oct. (TBD) • Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market • Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Grove Park, Rehoboth Beach
June 6-Aug. 19 • Historic Lewes Farmers Market • Wednesdays, at Crooked Hammock Brewery, Crooked Hammock Way and Kings Highway
June 7-Aug. 19 • Lewes Canalfront Park activities • Features Zumba and yoga classes, plus a series of concerts
June 12-Aug. 28 • Stango Park Free Summer Concert Series • Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., Stango Park, Lewes
June 13-Aug. 29 • Bonfire on the Beach • Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., the beach at Dagsworthy Street, Dewey Beach. The kickoff event is a kids’ beach party on June 13 at 6 p.m.
June 15-Sept. 1 • Rehoboth Beach Bandstand Free Concert Series • Fridays-Sundays, 8-9:15 p.m.
June 17-Sept. 8 • Fenwick Island Farmers Market • Fridays, 8 a.m.-noon, Del. 1 and Essex Street, Fenwick
July 2-Aug. 20 • Monday Night Movies on the Beach • 8:30 p.m., Dagsworthy Avenue and the beach, Dewey Beach, 227–2233
June 2 • Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show • 10 a.m.-5p.m., Bethany Beach Boardwalk
June 2 • Beebe Beach Bash • A benefit for the Beebe Medical Foundation, beginning at 6 p.m., Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal, Lewes
June 3-8 • Coastal Delaware Restaurant Week • Prix-fixe meals at participating restaurants
June 9 • Beach Goes Red, White & Blue • Sponsored by the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce, USO Delaware and Delaware’s First Responders. The event features free musical entertainment at the Rehoboth Bandstand, the Military Village by USO Delaware and demonstrations by local, county and state First Responders.
June 9 • Rehoboth Beach VegFest • 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 19285 Holland Glade Road
June 16 • Lewes Garden Tour • 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lewes
June 23-24 • Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival • Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal
June 23 • 22nd Annual Running of the Bull • The Starboard Restaurant, Dewey Beach
July 1 • Rehoboth Beach Independence Day celebration • Beginning at 9:15 p.m.
July 4 • Lewes Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration • 9 a.m.-10 p.m., with a parade of floats, the Doo Dah Parade and new this year, fireworks.
July 4 • Bethany Beach Independence Day celebration • Parade starts at noon, concert at the bandstand. The theme this year is Happy Birthday, America.
July 7 • St. Peter’s 50th Annual Art Show • 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Lewes
July 10-11 • 69th Annual Cottage Tour of Art • 10 a.m.-3 p.m., tour of private homes and cottages to benefit the Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach
July 14 • The White Party • Benefiting the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation, 6 p.m., The Freeman Stage at Bayside, Selbyville
July 14 • Lewes Summer Craft Fair • 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lewes Historic Complex, 110 Shipcarpenter St., Lewes
July 21 • 10th Annual Seafood and Art Festival • 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Indian River Marina
July 25-26 • Beach & Bay Cottage Tour • Benefits the Friends of the South Coastal Library, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., 537-5828
Aug. 4 • 54th annual Lewes Historical Society Antique Show • 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lewes Historical Society, 110 Shipcarpenter St., Lewes
Aug. 4-5 and Aug. 11-12 • 45th Annual Outdoor Fine Art and Fine Craft Show • Benefits the Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach
Aug. 10-12 • The Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding • 9 a.m., Dewey Beach