Weekend Guide - DelawareWowza, we’re looking at an action packed weekend and  NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com has Your fabulous weekend guide for Friday, July 26th thru Sunday, July 28th. Enjoy happening events in and around North Delaware, New Castle County from a Demolition Derby to The Peoples Music Festival and just about everything in between. Our weekend guide offers fun for everyone heat, rain or shine! Don’t forget to get the most from your visit – Check out fun in the weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sortable calendar of events.

Without further ado –

Here’s our hottest picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend in North Delaware…


Delaware-State-Fair-2013Delaware State Fair | Harrington

The 94th annual Delaware State Fair is host to concerts by local and national acts like 3 Doors Down~performing this weekend~  kiddie rides, regular carnival rides, a homebrew beer competition, nightly parades, demolition derby and a pig-kissing contest. Come “Celebrate What’s Great”. For more info and entertainment line-up, visit Delaware State Fair | Harrington

delaware-Shakespeare-FestivalDelaware Shakespeare Festival |Rockwood Park

Ah, young love. Nothing can part best friends, Proteus and Valentine–except love. Valentine departs to see the world, leaving Proteus to pine after his Julia. When Proteus visits Valentine abroad, he quickly falls head over heels for Valentine’s new-found love, Silvia. A comedy about love, friendship, betrayal, forgiveness…and a dog. Rockwood Park. Continues through July 28, 2013. For more info, visit Delaware Shakespeare Festival.

Fridays after 5 - DCM$5 Fridays After 5pm | Delaware Children’s Museum

Delaware Children’s Museum is staying open late ’til 8 every Friday in the summer (starting Friday, June 21). Admission starts at just $5 per person after 5pm! Extra summer hours = extra DCM fun. For more info, visit $5 Fridays After 5pm | Delaware Children’s Museum

VA Car Show-Delaware6th Annual Welcome Home the Troops Car Show | Elsmere

Join us to celebrate our brothers and sisters return from their dedicated missions.  This is a “family friendly” exhibition.  All the proceeds will be donated to the Wilmington Veterans Administration Medical Center.  World class automobiles will be featured and presented by their owners.  Car clubs from MD, PA, and NJ areas will also be in attendance.  A judging of classes will take place with trophies to the winners. Music, Food, Raffles, Face Painting & Prizes!  For more information visit: Welcome Home Troops Car Show

Peoples-FestivalPeoples’ Festival for Peace | Tribute to Bob Marley

The Annual Peoples’ Festival for Peace is a Tribute to Bob Marley held on July 27th from Noon to 10 p.m. in Wilmington, Delaware.   A Day full of Fun in the sun for the Whole Family at The Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park in Wilmington’s Waterfront. 8 Top ranking artists will be jammin from 2 stages all day long!  Enjoy some Irie Vibes, Food, Drum, Dance, Arts & Crafts and so much more!  Check out Peoples’ Festival for Peace.

kid-superheroGiddy Up & Go Racing Club | Family Fun Day

It’s Super Hero Saturday! Kids, bring your parents out to the live horse races on Saturday, July 27th. Join the party in Delaware Parks’ Grove for Family Fun Day! Bouncy House, Bouncy Slide, Pony Rides, Face Painters and Membership Cards for the kids. Check out Giddy Up & Go Racing for more information.

Newark-Food-Brew-Festival-Delaware10th Annual Newark Food & Brew Festival

Enjoy unique beers, creative cuisine, live music, sidewalk performers and a sidewalk sale at the 10th Annual Newark Food & Brew Fest held Saturday, July 27. The event, which regularly draws thousands to Downtown Newark, is the winner of the 2010 Downtown Delaware Award for Best Retail Event.


Pennsylvania Guild of CraftsmenPennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair | Wilmington

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen celebrates its 7th anniversary as the Brandywine Valley’s largest premier fine craft fair. The event, held at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, features the work of more than 190 independent craftsmen with a passion for impeccable technique, unique vision, and thoughtful design. Craft patrons and collectors from around the region converge annually on Wilmington to celebrate authentic handmade style. For more information visit Guild Fine Craft Fair

summer-concerts-state-of-DelawareBellevue State Park Summer Concert Series

Sunday and Thursday evenings this summer, enjoy FREE Summer Concert Series! Bring a picnic and blanket or lawn chair for ultimate comfort. The summer line-up consists of something for everyone, from blues and jazz to swing and big band music. To find out more informaton visit Bellevue State Park Summer Concert Series.