Top10-FallFestivals-DelawareCelebrate, explore and frolick in some of North Delaware’s most happening and infamous LOCAL fall festivals – most rain or shine – in chronological order. From Nascar and ROCKfest to Fringe, Fright and Harvest Moons, there’s indeed a festival here for everyone. Mark your calendars and bookmark this page! Want more? Check out’s event calendar 24/7.

– 2014 FALL Festival GUIDE –

frightland-middletown-delawareFrightFest | Frightland Middletown

Sept. 26-Nov. 1

Delaware’s largest complex known as the Disney World of Haunt. Located on 1300 acres bordering the C&D Canal along Route 13 in St. Georges, Delaware, Frightland features eight terrifying haunted attractions, including haunted houses, haunted barns, haunted hayrides, a zombie ghost town, and more! Make your Halloween special by visiting Frightland’s haunted houses. Frightland is known for having everything for your haunting pleasure. For more information, visit FrightFest | Frightland Middletown

Delaware Auto Show 20142014 DELAWARE AUTO SHOW | Wilmington

October 3-5

Find your next car, or dream a little about the possibilities, at the Delaware Auto Show.  This family-fun event is a great day out, and allows you to kick the tires of the latest 2015 model automobiles all in one place, and all indoors.  Check out the latest and greatest model cars.  Lots of family fun and beautiful machines including Rolls Royce, Bentley, Corvette, Maserati and Lamborghini. Be sure to test drive a Toyota or even have a vintage driving experience behind the wheel of a 1965 Shelby Cobra (additional fee), plus plenty of vendors and special appearances from Spiderman and Captain America.  For more information, visit 2014 DELAWARE AUTO SHOW | Wilmington

RiverTowns_Ride & Festival Delaware City & New CastleRiver Towns Ride & Festival 2014

October 4

Celebrating historic New Castle & Delaware City The second annual River Towns Ride & Festival is a one-day joint festival held between the two historic Delaware waterfront towns of New Castle and Delaware City. For more information, visit River Towns Ride & Festival 2014

main-street-middletownRocktoberfest 2014

October 4

Celebrate October in Middletown in grand style with a festival that has it all:  Beer, Wine, Food, Car Show, Corn hole tournament & more … vendors available all day. For more information, visit Rocktoberfest 2014

Harvest Moon Festival DelawareHarvest Moon Festival 2014~ Coverdale Farm

October 4

Family fun down on the farm!  The Harvest Moon Festival features fun activities for all ages! Our fall festival, located on the scenic Coverdale Farm Preserve, features fun activities for all ages. Enjoy artisan demonstrations, children’s activities and crafts, raptor programs, pony rides, corn maze, farm animal experiences, hayrides, music, food trucks and much more. For more information, visit Harvest Moon Festival 2014~ Coverdale Farm

vindemmia-wine-food-festivalThe 11th Annual Vendemmia da Vinci

October 11

Join the fun and festivities of the 11th annual Vendemmia da Vinci Wine Festival for a celebration of the Italian grape harvest. Hosted by the Societa’ da Vinci, a charitable organization designated to promote and advance the rich cultural heritage of the Italian people through education, service, charity and community events, the festival will feature Italian wine and food samplings, an Italian beer garden, live entertainment, a silent auction and more. For more information, visit The 11th Annual Vendemmia da Vinci

woodside-creameryAnnual Art & Craft Fall Festival

Featuring original paintings, prints and fine crafts from local artists. Meet the artists themselves! Try a free sample of Woodside’s new ice cream flavor. There will be activities for the children including pumpkin painting, and scarecrow making, so you can bring the whole family. For more information, visit Annual Art & Craft Fall Festival


Sleep-Under-the-StarsSleep Under the Stars

October 25

A day (and night) of free, safe family fun. Paint a pumpkin, stuff a scarecrow, and go on a Hayride and visit the Kids Corral. Learn a new line dance, play games, watch a spooky movie, and dance to music. Top it off with dinner and s’mores around the bonfire, and camp overnight in the park.Bring your own goodies for tent-to-tent trick-or-treating. Be sure to decorate your tent and wear your best costume! For more information, visit Sleep Under the Stars


Delaware-Antique-Show-201451st Annual Delaware Antiques Show

November 7-9

The Delaware Antiques Show has long been recognized as one of the nation’s most highly acclaimed antiques shows, highlighting the best of American antiques and decorative arts. This November, the show begins a second half–century, promising a continued spectacular showcase of art, antiques, and design. For more information, visit 51st Annual Delaware Antiques Show

Wilmington-Fringe-Festival-Live2014 Live Fringe Wilmington Festival

November 19 – 23

Live Fringe presents Delaware’s most outrageous and edgy live performances by local, regional and national artists. Improv, dance, comedy, clowns, magic, drama, musical theater and the indescribable can be experienced in local theaters, vacant storefronts and unexpected spaces.  The Live Fringe Preview Party  kicks-off the festival with three-minute “samples” by each of the performing artists at World Café Live at the Queen. For more information, visit 2014 Live Fringe Wilmington Festival