flip flopsAre you ready for the heat wave? It’s a good thing we have some cool events this weekend to keep you happy! Check out our top event picks for the weekend: Friday, August 12- Sunday, August 14.  From the Chinese Festival to Family Fun Day and from Delaware on Tap to Cirque Italia, there’s plenty to in North Delaware and slightly beyond to keep you on the move this weekend!

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

What’s Happening & Where This Weekend!



Arden Food Truck Happy Hour August 2016Arden Food Truck Happy Hour

Rolling Revolution is teaming up with Arden Gild Hall to put on an awesome Happy Hour with 8 of its food truck members! Expect awesome food, live music, and beer. There will even be a fire spinning show!

parentsnightoutParents Night Out: Darting Dragonfly

Set Mom and Dad loose to have dinner along Wilmington’s Riverfront while you stay at DuPont Environmental Education Center (DEEC) and have a blast enjoying games and activities. Try your luck at catching DEEC’s dragonflies with insect nets. How many different species can we find?

Chinese FestivalChinese Festival

Come for the authentic cuisine, Chinese performances, folk dances, exhibits, martial arts, and children’s programs. Activities will take place both indoors and outside.


Delaware Vegan Festival 2016Delaware Vegan Festival

Come celebrate the vegan lifestyle with food tastings, cooking demos, speakers, natural products, live entertainment, and more!

Family Fun Day Carousel Park 2016Family Fun Day & Food Trucks

Family Fun Day returns to Carousel Park on August 13 with new fun activities for the whole family! Play soccer with the Philadelphia Union,  see Jungle John’s Jurassic Show, and meet mascots Pikachu and Charmander while you play “Pokemon Go”!  Enjoy fishing, games, face painting, DJ and dancing, magic show, more than 15 great food trucks and demonstrations by the New Castle County Mounted Patrol and K9 Units.  You can also meet Brian Soscia from the Soscia Network on WSTW. Bring your rod and bait for catch-and-release fishing at the Enchanted Lake. Limited loaner rods will be available. All ages. Free.

Delaware On Tap

Sample over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries.  Plus, hang out in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase, and great vendors.
They’ve shared the stage with the likes of Jann Arden, Tom Cochrane, Richie Havens and Arlo Guthrie and performed at some of North America’s highest profile music festivals. Among them the New Orleans Jazz Fest, Mariposa and the 50th Anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival in 2009 – where Dala were the only Canadian act invited to play

Cirque ItaliaCirque Italia

We are proud to be the first traveling WATER circus in the US! Our extraordinary stage holds 35,000 gallons of water and features a dynamic lid which lifts 35 feet into the air, allowing water to fall like rain from above as fountains dazzle below! This incredible show takes place under our majestic white and blue big top tent which came all the way from Italy……..Inside we have such a theatrical and intimate setup, you just might forget you are under a circus tent!

Water Works @ Hagley

Plunge into the fun of water with water balloon games, boat races, and more. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.