Weekend Guide - DelawareHere’s the NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com fabulously fun weekend guide for Friday, August 23rd thru Sunday, August 25th. Enjoy happening events in and around North Delaware, New Castle County from BIG Burger Throw Downs and Music Festivals to BINGO A-Go-Go and All American Day 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…


August Quarterly FestivalAugust Quarterly Festival | Wilmington

The Nations Oldest African American Festival celebrating religious freedom, freedom of speech and the right of assembly.  Come share the heritage, music, crafts, singing, stage performances, children events, storytelling, vendors, food arts, African clothing, books and national known recording artist.  For more information visit: August Quarterly Festival | Wilmington

1984-ShadyLady-80's Vinyl80’s Vinyl Night with DJ SHADYLADY | 1984

Arcade games, Craft Beers and DJ SHADYLADY spinning 80’s “Vinyl Only” music. All your 80’s babies and lovers, this is the place and night for you! For more info: 80’s Vinyl Night with DJ SHADYLADY / 1984


DCM-End-of-Summer-BashEnd of Summer Bash at DCM | Wilmington

Delaware Children’s Museum will end their summer season with an indoor/outdoor “End of Summer” Bash for the whole family on August 23rd and adoptable dogs from DHA, setting off a total of 300 soda geysers (diet soda and MENTOS), makng giant-sized bubbles & much much more…Visit: End of Summer Bash at Delaware Childrens MuseumSATurday-North-Delawhere-weekend-event-guide-delaware

wilmington_burger_battle delawareWilmington Burger Battle | Twin Lakes Brewery

Delaware’s Only Burger Throw-down – Who’s Got the Best Burger?  This outdoor, rain-or-shine Battle pits restaurants from northern Delaware (and beyond) against each other in competition for BEST Burger…The event is open to the public and proceeds support the Ministry of Caring’s Emmanuel Dining Room.  For more information visit: Wilmington Burger Battle/ Twin Lakes Brewery

Zumba partyKick Off Your Shoes Zumba Party | New Castle

The Real Charitable Housewives of Delaware in partnership with Shake It! Fitness Studio, are holding a Zumbathon for Shoes 2 Share!! $15/person and ALL money goes to charity! (no prior Zumba experience necessary…just come out and shake it for charity!!) For more information visit: Kick Off Your Shoes Zumba Party | New Castle

Dover Downs Brew Fest3rd Annual Brew Fest | Dover Downs

Microbreweries from the Mid-Atlantic region will be featured, including but not limited to; Dogfish Head Brewery, Evil Genius Beer and Fordham Brewery.  Live entertainment, food and games will be featured. For more information visit: 3rd Annual Brew Fest / Dover Downs

LuauBingo-Delaware-PrideBingo-A-Go-Go ~ Hula Luau | Delaware City

Bingo-A-Go-Go is the primary fundraiser for Delaware Pride Inc. a non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1998. Bingo-A-Go-Go helps provide funding for the Annual GLBTA Delaware Pride Festival. For more information visit: Bingo-A-Go-Go ~ Hula Luau


home_lineup-Brandywine Folk FestivalBrandywine Folk Festival | Kennett Square, PA

Cross the border this weekend for the 2nd Annual Brandywine Folk Festival proudly presented by The Brandywine Folk Collective. This years event will be held at the beautiful Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square, PA. Featuring over 30 national and international acts, dozens of vendors, beer-gardens, and games/activities for kids. The Brandywine Folk Festival aims to unite the unique stylings of many different musicians while creating a family friendly atmosphere, giving back to our community, and providing aid for charity (SPARC Southeastern Pennsylvania Autism Resource Center). For more info, visit Brandywine Folk Festival | Kennett Square, PA

paw-paw-folk fest 2013-delaware-state-parks2nd Annual Pawpaw Folk Festival | Wilmington

Come out for a unique folk experience during this day of music, storytelling, “down home” food, folk artists, and pawpaw tasting. Not too sure what a Pawpaw is?  Try taste testings and other great recipes.  For more info, visit 2nd Annual Pawpaw Folk FestivalSUNday-weekend-guide-north-delawhere-happening-guide-delaware

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

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 information, visit Bellevue State Park Summer Concert Series.

Delaware Art Museum WilmingtonDelaware Art Museum | FREE Sundays

Free Sundays: Admission to the Museum is free to all visitors on Sundays. The admission fee is waived thanks to support from generous individuals. For more info, visit Delaware Art Museum | FREE Sundays


baseballAll American Day | Hagley Museum

Join Hagley Musem on August 25th for All-American Day! This fun family event features a historically accurate nineteenth-century “Base Ball” game between Diamond State Base Ball Club and Flemington Neshanock Base Ball Club. Come early for batting practice and to try out some other traditional nineteenth-century games, such as hoop-and-stick and tug of war.  For more information visit: All American Day / Hagley Museum