10+ things to expect at the 2016 Blue Carpet BashThis is the MOST happening post we write each year! And it’s the time when our in-boxes are imploding, the smart phones have gone silently dumb and the ipads are requesting a help app and good ol’ fashion pen and paper. Without a doubt, it’s all worth it. We couldn’t be more excited to share some of the most happening events ahead for those of you venturing out to celebrate this grandiose BLUE evening with us at The 3rd Annual North Delaware Happening List Blue Carpet Bash on Thursday, June 23rd at the Waterfall. We are in awe of YOU! Are YOU ready for this? Here’s the fast forward edition – Blue Carpet, Papparazzi, Awards, Blue Lights, Live Music, DEL-ebrities, Blue Glam, Photos, Blue Cocktails, Happening Video, Blue Strut, The View, AMAZing Finale all while paying it forward. Can you dig it? 21+ – leave the kids at home for this one.

SugarHill PhotographyUpon Arrival

As you venture up Philadelphia Pike and on to the Waterfall grounds  – watch, you just might be exposed by the paparazzi, Courtesy of SugarHill Inc Photography. Go ahead do a BIG worthy happening strut towards the grand entrance including 24 feet of Electric Blue Carpet. Welcome to the 2016 Blue Carpet Bash!

Guest Check In

As you parade inside, you’ll greet our MOST Happening BLUE Team at guest check in. There, you’ll dot your “i’s” and cross your “t’s”.  Then head to mix & mingle for a bit, grab one of our signature cocktails, the infamous “BLUE Carpetini”  to quickly quench your thirst and get ready for the BIG time.

Happening List 2015Dress Code: Blue

P.A.U.S.E.  H.E.R.E. >> If you haven’t heard, we hit it ELECTRIC BLUE! Yes, we know you might not have a spec of blue, so be custom creative for fleek sakes! Think outside the box. Accessorize as you wish – even blue hair is acceptable here.  Hey Ladies- Morgan’s of Delaware in Wilmington will offer some mini wardrobe overs on site ~ whether you want to accessorize or redress, they may just have the pop of blue you need, ready and waiting for you. BLUE ALERT!! This year we will have 3 fabulous awards for all those fashionistas who like to make a statement – One award each for the male and female adorning The Most Happening BLUE whatever and One award for the Most Happening BLUE Entourage (blue group). Let’s see what you’ve got. Voting will occur some time Thursday evening by our NDH mystery judging panel. Let’s Make BLUE happen.

The Most Happening AwardsHappening List 2015

Do we have awards? H*ll yes! You earned it, right? We will have custom awards the night of the event for Winners in attendance who have pre-registered. You can pick them up at the Awards table when you arrive. Then pose for a photo with your award on the Blue Carpet and pass ’em back to our NDH team to hold for you while you mix and mingle. Please don’t forget to pick them up again at the end of the evening. Hey FANS, we’ll even have a special award for you amongst the photo booth fan club on the Blue Carpet presented by ICON DJs! Yep, we’ve got y’all covered.

Celebrating YOU!

Give our 260+ Winners a virtual round of applause or how about a standing ovation for  Finalists and Nominees too! What an absolute honor to be nominated by you, the adorning people of Northern Delaware, New Castle County! View all the Winners here

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DEL-ibrities2016 BASH DElebrities

Get ready to strike a BLUE pose amongst some of DELAWARE’s most prestigious and renowned celebrities – we like to call them our DEL-ibrities.

    • Rose Buckley, 2016 International Ms. Delaware and  2015 Ms. Delaware United States
    • Charlie-Maxx & John , WJBR-99.5-FM’s premier DJs and Winners of the 2016 Radio Personality Happening List Category
    • Sofi Tyler, her song “Monotony” is in the family movie “High Strung” and can be found on iTunes
    • Kyle McMahon, regular contributor to Huffington Post, a 111/Warner recording artist K.Mac (Kyle Mac) currently working on his debut SchizoSONIC, 4 time guest on the Emmy winning Oprah’s Lifeclass, with a recently signed a book deal  MAN UP! An Action Plan For Fathers and WINNER of 2015 and 2016 Most Happening Famous Delawarean.

Happening List 2015Scrumptious Delights

We have an amazing array of 30+  Hors d’Oeuvres to satisfy the most tempted palates including cheesesteak spring rolls, crab rangoon, shrimp wrapped in bacon, and much more – thanks to the amazing banquet team at The Waterfall.  Oh please, do. not. miss. the Chef’s selection action stations including: Pasta, Pan Asian, Mashed Potato Bar, Carving Station and more. Think we’ve got the full Monty to meet hopefully every dietary need and fill your bellies!  And to tame that sweet tooth, we’ve got — Half Baked Patisserie, Winner of Most Happening Cupcake, whipping up an amazing sweet treat with a special “happening” touch and our very own Happening Blue Candy Bar! Oh my, make sure you don’t miss this sweet spread.

Mixing it UP!

AMAZing, Voted the People’s Choice Entertainer of the YEAR! Delivering The Most Happening party mix with a spectacular light show to glam up the dance floor for the 3rd year in a row, DJ Amaze  The MOST HAPPENING DJ around – ICON DJs, will be spinning the tunes, lighting us up BLUE.

Amaze is DJ/Artist & Host and voted The Happening List Entertainer of the Year! His events are as diverse as his playlist: From Anniversaries, Clubs, Elementary Schools and everything in between! He is a Spring Break Legend having done tours in Cancun, Nassau, and Punta Cana Dominican Republic. His remixes and hype party tracks have been featured on both Crooklyn Clan & Av8 Records as well as commercial Radio. Currently, while continuing his career as a DJ/Artist, Amaze also works through Community & Music Programs to offer DJ Classes, and Music Technology Workshops, and Special Programs for Youths, Teens, and anyone interested in learning the art!Happening List 2015

the bullbuckersBrass PUmping!

A big sound from the small wonder the Bullbuckers– Most Happening Band Winner – will be jamming LIVE with us at half time.  The band’s debut CD has received accolades in four international songwriting contests (John Lennon Songwriting Contest, UK Songwriting Contest, The Great American Song Contest, & The ASA International Category for the Australian Songwriters Association) along with honors in their region. Influenced by the roots of American and Caribbean music, the Bullbuckers are Inspired by Boss Tunes, Irie Vibes, Soul, and Rock & Roll. The band has melded these bold, real, gritty, sounds into a cauldron of boiling sounds that is familiar yet distinctly their own. Wear your dancing shoes!

Lights, Camera, and MORE Action!North Delaware Happening List Bash Video Preview

It’s never enough for us to put YOU in the spotlight. So here’s your 10 seconds+ of fame. We are filming – yes it’s NDH-TV on the BLUE carpet. Be ready as Q&A may be in play. NDH TV will be compiled and magically edited post event by CineMavericks Media, 3 time Winner of the Most Happening Wedding Videographer. Be sure to stay tuned to NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com once the blue has worn off.


The View

Our host with the MOST, The Waterfall Banquet Center.  After you’ve taken in all the glitz and glam inside, be sure to head out to Waterfall’s super stretch deck for a cocktail, a breath of fresh air and a few moments with that spectacular view that will wondering if you are truly in the small wonder. BLUE it UP!

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Blue Glitter & FacePainting

Oh! And Blue Glitter and Face Paint for everyone not just the little ones – Party Business will be offering the GLAM with glitter face and body painting –  this is where YOU become a moving canvas. Dori is an award winning artist who has been a face painter for over ten years! She loves art in all forms but most especially painting people – just watch as she creates thru pure imagination. She calls people “moving canvasses”.

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Signature SIPS

We’ll have ample full cash bars to ensure you are fully hydrated. To appease us, you must try the BLUE-CARPETINI, our signature NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com drink! The cash bar is full. And there will be plenty of water and alternatives on hand to quench your every thirst.  Put it on our Tab…well the first one anyway!blue happening list cocktails


Everything we do at NorthDelaWHEREHappening.com has purpose. We #lovelocal! $3 of every ticket purchase will be automatically donated on your behalf to Kids Runway for Research kidsrunwayforresearch.com,  2016 Winner of The Happening List – Everything North Delaware Charity Category. Kids Runway for Research raises awareness and support for the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders while providing childhood cancer survivors the opportunity to “shine”. Kids Runway for Research is a non-profit organization with 501c3 status held by the Delaware Community Foundation.  Award Donation Check presentation at The Bash!

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Quick Recap of the Blue Carpet Bash

Blue Carpet, Papparazzi, Awards, Blue Lights, Live Music, DEL-ebrities, Blue Glam, Photos, Blue Cocktails, Glitz & Glam, Happening TV, Blue Strut, The View, AMAZing Finale all while paying it forward. Ova! All in all, we ask that you simply relax, enjoy the evening and by all means, HAVE SOME FLIPPING FUN! Be positively contagious.

Thank You to our Marquis Sponsor, Paddy’s!

Paddy’s, Home Improvement WINNER

Happening List Winner badge 2016Paddy’s Roofing, Siding, & Chimneys is a fully licensed and insured, self-owned and operated business based out of Newark, Delaware.  The owner, Patrick “Paddy” is a Newark native who has been servicing the area for 15+ years.  His rapidly growing business now employs multiple crews to help the tri-state area with all of their homes exterior needs.  From a gutter cleaning to a full roof replacement, they take pride in all work and always leave their customers happy.  Paddy’s goal is to provide dependable, quality workmanship at a quality price with outstanding customer service.  “At Paddy’s Roofing, we’ve got you covered!”

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Purchase Tickets

Advance ticket purchase is required for all attendees – Winners, Finalists, Nominees & Fans.   Purchase tickets below. We expect to sell out again this year and tickets will NOT be sold at the door. 21+ event.