WeekendIt’s a full on festival weekend, check out our must do events for Friday, July 24th- Sunday, July 26th in North Delaware and slightly beyond. From The State Fair to the Dancing in the Park Food Truck Festival and from The Peoples Festival to the Hip Hop Festival and so much more. NorthDelaWHEREhappening.com has the most happening events for adults, families and kids to fill up your weekend. Don’t be left in the dark, this is just a taste of what’s happening, so don’t forget to take a look at the rest of this weekend’s happening events and weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sortable calendar of events.


delaware state fair 2015 logo Delaware State Fair | Harrington

Enjoy the best people watching Delaware has to offer! The Delaware State Fair is rich in history, with over 90 years of fair memories. Summertime in Central Delaware can mean only one thing: A glorious mash-up of deep-fried treats, live music, rodeos and demolition derbies. For more info, see Delaware State Fair | Harrington


GhostGhost Stories at Port Penn

an evening of ghost stories and legends from Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore.  The family-friendly event will include tales about Fort Delaware, Phantoms at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, and more. For more info, see Ghost Stories at Port Penn


Delaware Shakespeare FestivalDelaware Shakespeare Festival ~ The Taming of the Shrew

Outdoor Shakespeare entertaining the whole family. The best place to watch theatre in the summer is outdoors. Delaware Shakespeare Festival presents Shakespeare under the stars on the lush grounds of Rockwood Park. For more info, see Delaware Shakespeare Festival ~ The Taming of the Shrew



Peoples Festival21st Annual Peoples Festival 4Peace & Tribute to Bob Marley

Come  in Peace, Unity and ”One Love” to the first place, outside of Jamaica, Bob Marley called home: Wilmington, Delaware. Enjoy the best Caribbean and International cuisine in our food court and quench your thirst in our Beer Garden, while listening and dancing to live music all day! For more info, see 21st Annual Peoples Festival 4Peace & Tribute to Bob Marley

Newark FoodBrew_Logo 2015Newark Food & Brew Festival

features craft and imported beers, creative cuisine, live music and sidewalk performers. This event showcases more than 40 craft and imported beers paired with food from 17 of downtown Newark’s finest restaurants. For more info, see Newark Food & Brew Festival

FreeReignFlyer_FestivalFree Reign: Hip Hop Cultural Arts Festival

Come out and enjoy a trip through the world of the hip hop culture and learn the origin of these arts. This day is guaranteed to entertain with our live graffiti competition and exciting dance and rap cyphers all the while hearing some of the best hip hop, pop, house tracks ever. For more info, see Free Reign: Hip Hop Cultural Arts Festival

Stewarts Brew FestStewart’s Brewing Company 20th Anniversary Outdoor Beer Fest

Enjoy the best beer our region has to offer under the SBC tent!  Thirteen Breweries to taste including: Stewart’s, Iron Hill, Dogfish, Fordham/Old Dominion, Flying Fish, 3rd Wave, 16 Mile, Mispillion, Argilla, Heavy Seas, Weyerbacher, Sly Fox, and Yards. For more info, see Stewart’s Brewing Company 20th Anniversary Outdoor Beer Fest


New Castle County ‎Dancing in the Park & Food Truck FestivalDancing in the Park & Food Truck Festival

Dancing in the Park is a FREE family-friendly event presented in conjunction with National Dance Day 2015. Come and eat from one or more of the 15 food vendors, learn the National Dance Day routine and then perform as a large group flash mob style. Other demonstrations include; Line Dancing, Contemporary Salsa, Disco, and Bollywood. After the dance, stay and rock the night away to a live family concert. For more info, see Dancing in the Park & Food Truck Festival

Web-RCP22-RightCoastPro-Wrestling-Delaware-Community-Entertainment-Event[1]RightCoastPro’s “Festivus 2015″ – Family-Friendly Sports Entertainment

This top-rated and voted “Best Family Friendly In Delaware” event features a community based, high-energy professional wrestling show at an affordable price that will entertain fans of all ages!  Featuring a Championship Tournament to crown a new RightCoastPro Heavyweight Champion, a title that was relinquished by Nicholas Sohlo after he held the title for only 30 days. For more info, see RightCoastPro’s “Festivus 2015″ – Family-Friendly Sports Entertainment


SUNday-weekend-guide-north-delawhere-happening-guide-delawarewilmington-western-railroadWild West Robbery – Wilmington & Western Railroad

Wild West re-enactment~Guard your valuables, wives and children! Black Bart and his gang seize the train, but can they outsmart the sheriff and steal the railroad’s payroll? It may come down to an old-fashioned shoot-out to decide who keeps it. For more info, see Wild West Robbery – Wilmington & Western Railroad


Crossing The River Beef and Beer

Come show your support while enjoying a night of fun, games and prizes with an awesome dinner created by the Skyline Grill. Entertainment includes: DJ TED ROCK, Auction (25+ Raffle Prizes), 50/50, a grand prize, a dozen contests and gifts and dancing. For more info, see Crossing The River Beef and Beer


SUMMER festivalsSummer Festivals 2015

Sink into steamy 2015 Summer fun! Celebrate, explore and relish in some of North Delaware’s most happening and infamous LOCAL summer festivals – rain or shine – in chronological order. * Peace. Music. Art. Food. Brews. Sweets. Cars. * #LoveLocal. Sounds like the ultimate summer mix. Mark your calendars. Circle back. The 2015 Summer Festival Guide is Presented by Brandywine Museum and Garden Alliance and the Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport to 11 of the Brandywine Valley’s distinctive attractions. See all the summer festivals,