Young Friends

It’s a festival filled weekend…make the most of it by planning ahead. Check out our top event picks for Friday, September 10- Sunday, September 12. From the Egyptian Festival to the Wilmington Hispanic Festival and from the Save the Valley Music Fest to The Brandywine Festival of the Arts, there’s plenty to do in North Delaware and slightly beyond this weekend!

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

What’s Happening & Where This Weekend!


Save The Valley Music Fest 2016Save the Valley Music Fest

The fourth annual Save The Valley Music Fest showcasing 6 bands – 3 of which are local high school bands, Maryland based blues singer and saxophonist Vanessa Collier, Wilmington’s own Island/Folk/Bluesy hybrid trio The Splashing Pearls will do a rare performance as the local headliner, and the event headliner is Bronze Radio Return, an American indie/roots rock sextet.

CleopatraEgyptian Festival

Egyptian goods like papyrus paintings, scarabs, jewelry, and other traditional wares will be for sale in our market.  Egyptian and Christian artwork such as jewelry, portraits, and statues will also be for sale.

Botanic GardensFall Plant Sale at UDBG

At UDBG plant sales, we offer customers plants that work well here in Delaware and the surrounding area.  We grow, test, and evaluate plants in the UDBG collection and our academic programs vett the plants.


Festival Parade

Wilmington Hispanic Festival & Parade

Celebrate our 40th anniversary of the Wilmington Hispanic festival and parade! Celebrate all weekend long!

brandywine-festival-of-the-artsBrandywine Festival of the Arts 2016

Alongside the paintings, photographs, drawings, and wares showcased, will be live music performances, games, and activities for children, and of course a delicious array of edible fare provided by local restaurants and vendors

Ministry of Caring Crab FeastMinistry of Caring Crab Fest

The Ministry of Caring is happy to announce its first annual Crab Fest!  This festive gathering will feature; Delicious all-you-can-eat crabs, refreshing drinks, live music, games, auctions and lots of friendly people! Proceeds benefit the Ministry of Caring’s three child care centers,

RightCoastPro-Wrestling-DelawareRightCoastPro Wrestling “NO FAULT”

This top-rated and voted 2x “Best Family Friendly In Delaware” event by NorthDelawareHappening magazine readers is bringing back former WWE Superstar Big Gene Snitsky to challenge Chris Steeler for his RCP Heavyweight Champion Title! RightCoastPro is a community based high-energy, professionally produced show at an affordable price right in your neighborhood!


Hit the greens- fees, cart & contests benefiting the Junior League of Wilmington’s mission of training women to be leaders in the community, and its charitable focus on the well-being of girls age 12-18 in Greater Wilmington
Join us for our first cabaret of the season by celebrating all things Disney!  Relax and listen to your favorite Disney songs from the movies, broadway, and theme parks sung by local talent.