IN Southern Delaware

Take a day trip or go away for the weekend, explore and take pleasure  in some of Southern Delaware’s most happening and renowned fall festivals – well worth the trip – in chronological order. From Coast Day to the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival with Punkin Chunkin,  Jazz Fest, Sea-Witch and a few others in-between, there’s indeed a festival here for everyone. Mark your calendars and bookmark this page! Want more? Check out NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com’s event calendar 24/7.

– 2014 FALL Festival GUIDE ~Below the Canal-

Wing-Wheels-Festival7th Annual Wings & Wheels Fall Festival

October 4

This festival features a “Fly In” of vintage planes and a huge car show with classic cars, trucks and more. There will be WW II Re-enactments, food vendors, craft vendors, musical entertainment, games and events for the kids. For more information, visit 7th Annual Wings & Wheels Fall Festival

coast-dayCoast Day 2014

October 5

This year’s Coast Day theme, “Weather and Climate: On Our Radar,” sheds light on the environmental and human forces that play a role in extreme weather events and the world’s changing climate. Visitors will have an opportunity to explore how coastal communities and ocean ecosystems are being impacted.  Also, we will learn how scientists and planners are looking to the future.

For more festival information, visit Coast Day 2014

Apple-Scrapple-FestivalApple-Scrapple Festival

October 10-11

Festival festivities begin at 4:00 pm on Friday evening with the carnival, food court and street dance. Things start up again on Saturday morning with an “all you can eat” scrapple breakfast from 7:00 to 11:00 am. The rest of the day is filled with carnival rides, kids’ games, scrapple chunkin’, scrapple carving, live entertainment, car show, tractor pull, trade show, two craft shows.  Not to mention that you will find every and any kind of food that you can imagine. Menu includes, but is not limited to, apple fritters, scrapple sandwiches, oyster sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecue beef sandwiches, ice cream and much more. The Festival is handicapped accessible.

For more information, visit Apple-Scrapple Festival

Delaware-Wine-BeerDelaware Wine and Beer Festival

October 11

“Drink Local, Eat Local, Buy Local” is the perfect theme for the fifth annual event that blends Delaware’s finest wineries, breweries and distilleries into one great event. In fact, it’s the only festival in Delaware that offers all its vintners, brewers and distillers at one event. A number of select local eateries will be preparing Delaware delacasies such as seafood, barbecue and even cupcakes made with local wine and beer. So get your taste buds fired up for the Fifth Annual Delaware Wine & Beer Festival, sponsored by Kent County Tourism. The event was named a Top 100 USA Event by the American Bus Association for 2014. Great libations, excellent food, fine live music, things to do and the perfect atmosphere! Be there!

For more information, visit Delaware Wine and Beer Festival

Rehoboth-Jazz-FestivalRehoboth Beach Jazz Festival

October 16-19

The 2014 Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival will occur at different venues throughout the area.  Celebrating 25 years of smooth jazz! Look for Friday night at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center, Saturday afternoon at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, a Jazz Fest Fashion Show and much more!

For more information, visit Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival

25th Annual Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler’s Festival

October 24-26

Wicked, Wild & Wonderful!  Head to Rehoboth for the 25th anniversary celebration of the Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddlers’ Festival – October 24-26, 2014!  The Festival takes place in Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach with a Costume Parade, Dog Parade, Trick or Treating, Fun and Silly Games & Activities, Live Bandstand Entertainment, Lantern Tours, 5K Race and much more!  

You must see it to believe it!  For more information, visit 25th Annual Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler’s Festival

punkin-chunkin-2014Punkin Chunkin 2014

October 24-26

CANCELLED! A signature pumpkin-launching event event that fuels innovative engineering and science-based ideas and that draw spectators from all over. Punkin Chunkin cultivates the odd, challenging, and competitive quest for distance that inspires creativity, ingenuity, teamwork, and passion. It is this very dedication that drives teams to compete using science and engineering skills and brings spectators to the gate.  

Another, must see it to believe it event! For more information, visit Punkin Chunkin 2014

rehoboth-film-festivalRehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival

November 5-9

Since its inaugural event in 1998, the award winning Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival has developed into a premiere, Mid-Atlantic cultural event. The five-day Festival showcases many of the best American and international films including features, documentaries, and shorts. The Festival also offers informative seminars, opportunities to converse with celebrity guests, as well as special events.  

For more information, visit Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival