wknd happening July 4thHands down this weekend is the most patriotic of the year in and around North Delaware. Check out The Most Happening weekend event picks for Friday, July 3rd – Sunday, July 5th. From the 4th of July Fireworks, Festivals and Parades Guide to live music, to fireworks fizzle, FREE Parking in Newark, Sales, Steamin Sundays and Being a Hero.  NorthDelaWHEREhappening.com has the most happening event picks for adults, families and kids to fill up your weekend. Find more happening events in the weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sortable calendar.

WHAT’s Happening & WHERE this weekend in North Delaware!


FRIday-Events-North-Delaware-NewCastleCountyBilly Penn BurgerBilly Penn Burger Live | Carousel Park Farmers Market

Jangle folk, jazz, heart, rhythm and blue-eyed soul. Billy Penn Burger writes songs that make other songwriters say, “I wish I wrote that song.” Learn more, visit Billy Penn Burger Live | Carousel Park Farmers Market

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The City of Newark Offices are closed on Friday, July 3rd and for YOU, that means parking Downtown in all municipal metered spaces and pay to park lots is FREE (FREE on Saturday the 4th too!), and Newark Parks & Recreation has put together an awesome celebration tomorrow at the University of Delaware athletic complex. Come join us!

Independence DayBlue Rocks Independence Day Celebration 

Blue Rocks vs. Lynchburg Hillcats. There’s no better way to celebrate America’s birthday then taking in a night of America’s past time! Join the Blue Rocks as we honor America! Post-game Fireworks Extravaganza. See more, here Blue Rocks Independence Day Celebration


inclusion means everyone 5kInclusion Means Everyone 5K

The Inaugural Inclusion means Everyone 5K is a run/walk for everyone no matter what their ability. Join us in Delaware’s first all inclusion 5K event and help us celebrate everyone’s independence with a bang on the 4th of July! Learn more, visit Inclusion Means Everyone 5K

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Fizzling Fireworks | Delaware Children’s Museum

Crack! Bang! Fizzle! Sound familiar? Celebrate the fourth of July with the DCM as they create fireworks this week from one handy dandy kitchen tool. Afterward, explore our patriotic water beads, paint on the easels, and relax on the squishy mats with a friend and a good book. Learn more, visit Fizzling Fireworks | Delaware Children’s Museum

Blood Bank of DelawareBe a Hero July 4th, Give Blood

Looking for something “special” to do this weekend? Pay it forward –  Donate now till July 10th to be eligible to win a $250 TD Bank gift card! Open on Saturday, July 4th. Come celebrate Independence Day with us!‪#‎delmarvablood‬ ‪#‎IndependenceDay #delagood‬. Make an appointment today! 1 888 8-BLOOD-8 www.DelmarvaBlood.org


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Ski Bum Fourth of July Sale | Newark

Come out to the Ski Bum July 1-July 5, 2015 for a great Fourth of July Sale! Buy one Get one 50% Off and Mix and Match All 20% Off offers. More info, visit Ski Bum Fourth of July Sale | Newark


Shape Escape“Shape Escape” – PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families 

Escape off the page with the first JULY morning of three-dimensional art-making in response to sculpture from the Brandywine’s collection, both inside the Museum and on its grounds. FREE Admission. Learn more, visit “Shape Escape” – PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families 

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Steamin’ Day  visitors can enjoy a steam locomotive firing up demonstration (12:45pm), special guests from the Wilmington & Western Railroad, train-themed kids activities and more! Sunday, July 5; Theme: Small Engines.  Learn more, visit Steaming First Sundays | Marshall Steam Museum



4th_of_july_fireworks_guideFestivals + Fireworks + Parades = Fun!~ July 4th 2015

From top to bottom, we’ve got the state covered.  North Delaware Middletown, Newark, Wilmington, Hockessin, Elsmere, Dover, Lewes Beach, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach and Bethany Beach *whew*! Check out the July 4th Guide to Festivals, Fireworks and Parades all over this great state, click here or the image below.

red-white-blue-cocktailRed, White & Blue Infused Cocktails

Top the weekend off with a party in any glass. Mix up these patriotic infused cocktails and watch the red, white and blue fireworks flair! Fizz, spritz, shots, sangria, snow cones, layer, pop rocks, shakes – we’ve found it all to make your holiday stand tall. Mocktails too. Happy Red, White & Blue to you!  See more, visit Red, White & Blue Infused Cocktails

4th of july poprocksFUN 4th of July Treats

Firecracker Firecracker Boom Boom Boom! Do you feel like being creative and skipping the Bakery this Holiday? If so,  there’s a plethera of great 4th of July dessert ideas from Pinterest, the Food Network and various other web-sites at your fingertips.  The DIY craze is not limited to home projects!  You can learn the tools to create store bought looking desserts, with a twist,  all by yourself.   “Prepare to Impress”  or should we say “Beware to Impress” your friends.  Once you start making all these professional looking treats, you’ll be on Dessert Duty for life! See more, visit FUN 4th of July Treats

Happy July 4th Weekend

North Delaware!