North Delaware’s 2013 Festive Fall Guide. Celebrate, explore and relish 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 NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com’s event calendar 24/7.
– 2013 FALL Festivals –
Race Weekend | Nascar is Back in Dover
Sunday, Sept 29th
High speed fun for everyone in the Capitol City! The Chase is on in the First State as another tripleheader weekend of NASCAR action returns! Anyone that has ever been to a race weekend at Dover International Speedway knows the action goes far beyond the track, as the entertainment outside the oval is non-stop all weekend long and most events are FREE and open to the public. From the action in the FanZone and Monster FunZone, to driver appearances and autograph sessions, FREE concerts and so much more, race weekend at the Monster Mile is a true party for all ages! For more info, visit Race Weekend | Nascar is Back in Dover.
FrightFest | Frightland Middletown
Now thru Sunday, Nov 2nd
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 info, visit FrightFest | Frightland Middletown
2013 Delaware Auto Show |Wilmington Riverfront
Friday, Oct 4th – Sunday, Oct 6th
Last year DAS celebrated their biggest and best event yet, attracting a record 25,000 people in attendance. The 2013 Delaware Auto Show at the Chase Center on the Riverfront is going to be even bigger and better this year. Check out the listing of events, activities and appearances including Delaware’s Own Miss Delaware, Rebecca Jackson. Fun for the entire family! For more info, visit 2013 Delaware Auto Show
Harvest Moon Festival | Coverdale Farm Preserve|Greenville
Saturday, Oct 5th
Two days of fun on the farm for the whole family. Stroll through the farm complex and learn about the resident livestock, weave your way through a corn maze, take a ride on a draft-horse-drawn hay wagon, shop at our farmers’ market and nibble on wonderful treats while listening to music on our main music stage. New this year! Painted Sky Alpaca Farm! Meet alpacas up close and personal. Learn more about these gentle and inquisitive animals. RAIN or SHINE. For more info, visit Harvest Moon Festival | Coverdale Farm Preserve.
Rivertowns Ride & Festival | New Castle & Delaware City
Saturday, Oct 5th
The first annual River Towns Ride & Festival is a one-day event that is the first joint festival held between the two historic Delaware waterfront towns of New Castle and Delaware City. While cyclists traverse between the two towns, festivals will be held in each town’s main square: The Green in Historic New Castle and Battery Park in Historic Delaware City. Activities include live music, rides, attractions, games, tours, vendors, food and drink. RAIN or SHINE. For more info, visit Rivertowns Ride & Festival.
ROCKtoberFest | Middletown
Saturday, Oct 5th
Celebrate October in Middletown grand style with a festival that has it all: Beer, Wine, Food, Car Show, Corn hole tournament & more … vendors available all day. Come out and vote for your favorite band! For more info, visit ROCKtoberFest | Middletown.
Delaware PRIDE Festival | Delaware City
Saturday, Oct 19th
The largest GLBT Event in Delaware. This year’s Festival will be hosted for the 2nd year by Miss Reading Pride Celebration 2013 ~ Miss Gracie Freebush. In 2013, we saw historic achievements within Delaware with the passing of the Same-Sex Marriage Bill & the passing of the Transgender Nondiscrimination Law, which we expect to lead to a historic turnout at this year’s Delaware Pride Festival for our state to come together and celebrate these achievements. For more info, visit Delaware PRIDE Festival | Delaware City
Hagley Craft Fair | Hagley Museum
Saturday, Oct 19th – Sunday, Oct 20th
This artisans’ marketplace brings talented artisans from the Mid-Atlantic area to display and sell fine arts and crafts. This premier show will feature works in wood, pottery, jewelry, fibers, metal, and other media. For more info, visit Hagley Craft Fair | Hagley Museum
Don’t miss these exciting Steamin’ days filled with old-fashioned fun for the whole family. Marshall Steam Museum — celebrating the magic age of steam and life at the dawn of the automotive age!
2013 Fringe Wilmington Festival
Wednesday, Oct 30th – Sunday, Nov 3rd
Fringe Wilmington is a celebration of unconventional & experimental art. Fringe Wilmington gives artists of all creative disciplines an opportunity to explore the outer edges of their art. Extreme art stimulates more than just your mind—it also stimulates your appetite! While your visiting, check out the LOCAL restaurants, located all along the Fringe Wilmington Festival performance route, where you’ll find a ton of dining options, from tapas and pizza to New American and Indian cuisine. RAIN or SHINE. For more info, visit 2013 Fringe Wilmington Festival
50th Annual Delaware Antiques Show
Friday, Nov 8th –Sunday, Nov 10th
One of the nation’s most highly acclaimed antiques shows celebrates its 50th anniversary with a spectacular showcase of art, antiques, and design! Featuring the finest offerings from more than 60 distinguished dealers, the Delaware Antiques Show highlights the best of American antiques and decorative arts. Join us for a full schedule of exciting show features sure to captivate the sophisticated and new collector alike. For more info, visit 50th Annual Delaware Antiques Show
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