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2020 DELAWARE - MAY to AUGUST 2020

(See also: 2019  -  2017  -  2016  -  2015)


May 1, 2020
School Lunch Hero Day
A chance to showcase the difference school nutrition professionals make for every child who comes through the cafeteria.

May 2, 2020
Dover Days Festival
Dover, Delaware
Delaware's Quaint Villages.  The 87th Annual Dover Days Festival, is one of Delaware’s largest and longest-running free events, is entirely dedicated to promoting our state’s heritage and culture.

May 10, 2020 - MOTHER'S DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.

May 31-June 5, 2020  Coastal Delaware Restaurant Week
Various locations, Delaware
Sample the best cuisine of Coastal Delaware. Prix Fixe menus at $25 - $35 - $45.  A portion of the proceeds will be donatedo Meals on Wheels.

July 4, 2020 - 4TH OF JULY - Nationwide
There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration

2019 DELAWARE - MAY to AUGUST 2019
waiting for new dates

May 1, 2019 - Delaware Small Bites - Wilmington, Delaware
Over 10 area restaurants, caterers and food trucks will compete for your favorite bite.  ONE BITE on a tasting spoon from each restaurant  Some wine, beer and mead samples will be available too. Some of the restaurants may include Steak & Main, Ole Tapas, Tagpuan, Chef Rock's Kitchen, Sonora at the David Finney Inn, I Don't Give a Fork and several other.  Must be 21 or older to attend.  Proceeds will benefit 1 person for a culinary scholarship and a local non-profit.

May 18, 2019  Strawberry Festival - Wyoming, Delaware
Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store.  U-Pick strawberries, hayrides, family fun activities Food Fest - Local restaurants featuring lunch options, strawberry ice cream, smoothies, shortcakes and more. Free live music Country Store with fresh fruits and veggies, bakery and unique specialty foods. See you at the farm!


May 25, 2019
Annual Horseshoe Crab & Shorebird Festival
Milton, Delaware
Family friendly, eco-friendly festival. This festival celebrates horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds, long considered by many to be a natural wonder of Delaware Bay.

June 3-8, 2019
44th Annual Holy Trinity Greek Festival
Wilmington, Delaware
Join us as you experience the aromas of authentic food cooking before your eyes, the sounds of ethnic music and the sights of our own Greek Terpsechorian Youth Folk dance group.  Homemade traditional comfort food like Pastichio (Greek Lasagna), Moussaka (Eggplant, Potato and Seasoned Beef Casserole), Dolmades (Stuffed Grape Leaves) and Spanakopita (Spinach Pie) are served in the Hellenic Community Center daily from 11am - 11 pm.  Items such as Gyro, Souvlaki, Lamb Sandwiches and Calamari are prepared outside daily from 5 pm-11 pm where you can grab a table and enjoy your meal while listening to live Greek music nightly.

July 18-20, 2019  Red Clay Valley Sommerfest - Wilmington, Delaware
St. Hedwig Catholic Church of Wilmington, Wilmington & Western Railroad, Appleton Catering have partnered to create this brand new event for Delaware residents of both Wilmington & the Red Clay Valley to enjoy. The event was created to be an immediate continuation of the famous Polish Festival, held annually at the Wilmington Riverfront.

July 18-27, 2019  Delaware State Fair - Harrington, Delaware
For nearly a century, the Delaware State Fair has hosted a wide variety of exhibits, with over 3,000 exhibitors competing in categories from Angus beef cattle to zinnias. Culinary competitions include the Blueberry Blow-out Contest, Crazy Over Cupcakes Contest, Homemade Ice Cream Making Contest, Wild Men & Women Cooking Contest, and More!  Attendance: 300,000.

July 19-21, 2019 - Sous Vide Summit - Wilmington, Delaware
Join us for an incredible, first of its kind conference for sous vide cooks while spending the weekend with some of the foremost experts in sous vide cooking! There will be fantastic education, interactive panels, demos and tastings, book signings / meet and greets, exhibit booths featuring the latest in sous vide technology and accessories and much more!

August 3, 2019  Annual Peach Festival - Wyoming, Delaware
Activities include a parade, live music, crafters, community displays, children's area, and peach dessert contest.

August 24, 2019  Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Festival
Harrington, Delaware
Celebrating its 10th year in 2019 and is the only statewide festival for this industry. This year’s event will take place at the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village from 11am-4pm and will incorporate a collaboration with Delaware’s agriculture industry.  The event features beer, wine and spirits tastings, meet the brewer opportunities, a mechanical bull, special demonstrations, food trucks, live music, outdoor games, special exhibits, guided tours of the Agricultural Museum, and an event store for alcohol-makers to sell collectables.

2017 DELAWARE - MAY to AUGUST 2017

waiting for new dates

June 10, 2017 - VegFest Rehoboth - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
The Rehoboth Beach VegFest is a FREE outdoor festival celebrating the very best of vegetarian eating in and around the area. This outdoor festival features dozens of exhibitors, cooking demonstrations, speakers, and more – it’s got something for everyone from our friends and family to our four-legged companions. (Delaware SPCA)

2016 DELAWARE - MAY to AUGUST 2016

waiting for new dates

June 25, 2016  Blueberry Festival - Camden, Delaware
Fifer Orchards Farm & Country Store.  Family Fun and Free Live Music.  U-Pick blueberries, hayrides, family fun activities Food Fest - Local restaurants featuring lunch options, blueberry ice cream, smoothies, shortcakes and more. Free live music Country Store with fresh fruits and veggies, bakery and unique specialty foods. See you at the farm!

2015 DELAWARE - MAY to AUGUST 2015

waiting for new dates

May 13-17, 2015  MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival
Various locations, Delaware



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