Fireworks, Festivals and Flowers- it’s a triple threat weekend that spells F-U-N! WARNING… this list will make you feel like a kid when the ice cream truck rolls down the block; giddy with excitement and unsure of what to choose, but you know whatever it is will be a treat. Let us help you decide, here’s our top event picks for the weekend (see for yourself)— Friday, June 10, to Sunday, June 12. From the Colonial BBQ Competition to Pets in the Park and from Smyrna at Night to A New Night Downtown and of course a weekend filled with Blue Rocks Baseball action, there’s plenty to keep you moving this weekend and beyond!

Remember, this is just a TEASE, check out a full listing of events on the calendar of events page.


What’s Happening & Where this Weekend!


Weird and Awful Music Festival 2016

Weird and Awful Music Festival

This festival is primarily focused on the independent music scene. The Weird and Awful Music Festival is jam packed with a slew of talent from all different genres including Pop, Alternative, Hip Hop, and Rock.

Smyrna at Night 2016

Smyrna at Night

Music will be staggered at local venues throughout the evening. Admission is free and there is fun for all ages! Enjoy the food trucks, outdoor games, craft vendors, restaurant specials, and more!

Hagley Fireworks

Fireworks at Hagley

Hagley’s fireworks have been called “The Best Fireworks in Delaware.” This members-only event features a full evening of family activities ending with a spectacular display of pyrotechnics.


Blue Rocks vs. Salem Red Sox

Head to Frawley Stadium to see the Wilmington Blue Rocks take on the Salem Red Sox on Friday night! .dpufThe first 1,000 kids in through the gates will receive an anti-tobacco t-shirt, plus it’s Fireworks Friday!

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Holy Trinity Greek Festival

Take you on a trip to the Old Country where you can close your eyes and imagine yourself in a Greek village where locals are celebrating an annual event.


Separation Day New Castle Delaware 2016

Separation Day in New Castle

Delaware celebrates Separation Day in Old New Castle Friday & Saturday! Celebrate our 240th year of independence from Pennsylvania and the British Crown with Arts and Crafts Festival, Beer Festival, Colonial BBQ Competition, live music, food trucks and much much more!
MOT Flower Show 2016

Flower Show on Main

The Middletown-Odessa Garden Club will celebrate National Garden Week with its Flower Show on Main Friday and Saturday at the Gibby Center for the Arts. The flower show will include three design categories…
A New Night 2016

A New Night Downtown

Stroll from curb to curb, as the street is closed to vehicular traffic and our businesses and community organizations show off their best wares, services and foods. There will be live music curbside, games for kids, Art on the Lawn, fun activities and moon bounces!

Farm to Fork 2016

Farm to Fork

Farm to Fork will feature six(6) Rolling Revolution food trucks, craft brews from Dogfish Head, live music, a bonfire, lawn games, hayrides, and more!  Each food truck will feature a signature “Coverdale Dish.”

Pets in the Park

A festival for animals featuring Dock Dogs…don’t forget to register Buster! 30+ pet vendors, a chance to win 25,000, Dock Dogs competition, kids fun area, DJ, and much more!
Richard Raw Word Warrior

Richard Raw “Word Warrior” Album Release Concert

Lyrical wordsmith and music phenom Richard Raw, is taking the industry by storm with his unique blend of soul, spoken word, funk and hip-hop. “Word Warrior” is Richard Raw’s fourth studio album and is set to be released on the same night.


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Shrek the Musical

“Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue.
 Delaware Chamber Music

Delaware Chamber Music Festival

The Delaware Chamber Music Festival celebrates its 31st season with this weekend long celebration. Sunday’s show: “Say It in a Folk Song.” See event for more information about the performances for Friday & Saturday.

Summer Concert Series in Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series.
Sunday, June 12th: Malarkey Brothers — Celtic folk/Rock Band

Movers & Shakers Delaware 2015Movers & Shakers Positive Ripple!

At the hub of Moving & Shaking are 10 North Delawareans. They came, they empowered and without a doubt, they will continue to pay it forward throughout New Castle County and far, far beyond. Sit down, take 102 seconds from your day and hear their voices and listen to their messages  – we can assure you this will not be the last time you connect with these Top 10. This video is just the tip of the iceberg of one incredibly happening and awe-inspiring evening we shared in April honoring those who give back over and over again to our LOCAL communities, “an emmy award winning” version filled with empowering and inspiring messages sprinkled with a touch of blue, but of course. BE empowered. Celebrate Impact! Pay IT Forward!!!