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Festivals, Parades, and Community Events 2014

          June

 NASCAR Racing – May 30, Dover  http://www.doverspeedway.com/

UD Alumni Weekend – June 6 – 8, 2014 Newark, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 302-831-2341

Newark – Newark Day – Date and time TBD 

Special Olympics Summer Games, June 6-7, 2014, Newark - http://www.sode.org/events/

Wilmington - Greek Festival - Dates usually 1st week of June TBD , http://www.holytrinitywilmington.org/greekfestival/greekfestde.htm.

Pike Creek/ Marshallton – St. John the Beloved Carnival – usually first week in June. http://www.sjbde.org/

Separation Day – June TBD – Usually second Saturday in June (14th this year). New Castle, participants wear colonial clothing - http://newcastlecity.delaware.gov/visitors-information/all-events-listing/separation-day/

Wilmington - St. Anthony’s Italian Festival -June TBD usually 2nd week, 2014 -  http://www.stanthonysfestival.com/.

Wilmington - DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival – June 19 – 22, 2014, Wilmington http://www.cliffordbrownjazzfest.com/default.aspx. 

Firefly Festival, June 19 - 22, 2014 Dover (may want  to avoid traffic) http://fireflyfestival.com/

B+ Foundation 5K, June 20, 2014, Wilmington, http://www.bepositive.org/b-events.html

Chinese Festival – June TBD usually second to last week in June, Hockessin Chinese Cultural Center -  http://chinesefestival.org/location.html

Newark - Blue Gold Game – June 21, 2014- http://www.blue-gold.org/

Ice Cream Festival – June 28 – 29, 2014, Rockwood Mansion - http://rockwoodicecream.com/

 

          July

Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks – July 4, 2014, Hockessin.  Parade in afternoon No Rain Date - http://www.hgrotary.org/July_4.html.

Fourth of July Fireworks and Liberty Day - July 4 - 6 – 10:30 pm UD Athletic Complex (rain date July 5th Fireworks only), Newark

Fireworks, July 4, 2014, Rehoboth.  http://www.rehoboth.com/events-a-activities/2014-calendar-of-events.html?view=detail&eventID=207

Fireworks – July TBD, 2014. Elsmere  Usually falls off the main event.

Nanticoke Riverfest - July TBD (usually 2nd weekend), 2014, Seaford  http://www.nanticokeriverfest.com/

Holy Family Church SummerFest – July TBD (usually 2nd weekend), 2014, Newark http://www.holyfamilynewark.org/www.holyfamilysummerfest.com

Delaware State Fair - July 17 – 26, 2014, Harrington http://www.delawarestatefair.com/

Delaware City Day & Fireworks and Parade (open to Candidates)– July 19, (TBD ), 2014, Delaware City - http://www.delawarecityday.com/

Elkton, MD – Cecil County Fair – July 18 – 26, 2012 -  http://www.cecilcountyfair.org/

St. Catherine’s Festival – July usually last weekend of July, 2014 - http://www.scswilmde.org/

Newark – Downtown Annual Food & Brew Festival – July 26 (TBD), 2014 – http://www.newarkfoodandbrewfest.com/

 

          August

Riverfront Blues Festival – Usually 1st weekend in August, Wilmington. – Tubman Garrett Park - www.RiverfrontBluesFest.com

Peach Festival - Date TBD (Probably Aug 2, 2014 based on history), Wyoming - http://wyoming.delaware.gov/committees/peach-festival/

Peach Festival & Parade – August 16, 2014, Middletown - http://www.middletownpeachfestival.com/?page_id=17

Run or Dye 5K August TBD, Dover, http://www.runordye.com/

Hispano Festival, August (late august Saturday), Milford, - http://elcentrocultural.org/events/

 

          September

Brandywine Art Festival – Sept TBD, 2014, Wilmington - http://www.brandywinearts.com/

Amish Country Bike Tour –Sept. 6, 2014, Dover https://www.bikereg.com/Net/amishcountrybiketour2014

American Heart Association Walk – Sept 7, 2014 – 8 am, Wilmington. http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/2012-Wilmington-Heart-Walk_UCM_305410_Event.jsp

Wilmington – Polish Festival – Sept (TBD Usually 3rd weekend), 2014 - http://www.polishfestival.net/index.html

Newark – Community Day – Sept. 21, 2014 – 11 am – 4 pm (rain date Sept 28rd) – UD Green - More Information

Festival Hispano & Parade– Sept TBD, 2014, Wilmington http://www.festivalhispanodelaware.com/ (link doesn’t work)

Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest Sept. 19 – 21, 2014, Newark http://www.delawaresaengerbund.org/v5_Oktoberfest.shtml

Indian Festival – TBD, 2014, Newark  - http://www.delawareindia.com/events.html

Art on the Green – Sept usually last or 2nd to last Saturday, 2014, New Castle (rain date week later).

Middletown – Delaware Mud Run – Sept TBD (end of Sept), 2014 – Frightland - http://www.delawaremudrun.com/

Fire Prevention Fair & Open House TBD, Talleyville - http://talleyvillefireco.org/

NASCAR – Sept 26- 28, 2014, Dover - http://www.doverspeedway.com/

Taste of Newark – Sunday Sept 28(TBD), 2014 –Newark, http://enjoydowntownnewark.com/events/annual-taste-newark-0

          October

Fall Community Clean up – Oct 4, 2014, Newark - http://www.cityofnewarkde.us/index.aspx?NID=738

Boast the Coast Maritime Festival and Lighted Boat Parade – Oct 4, 2014, Lewes 11- 5 pm, boat parade at 4 pm – w/ UD’s Annual Coast Day http://www.leweschamber.com/

Apple Scrapple Festival - Oct  (usually 2nd weekend), 2014, Bridgeville http://www.applescrapple.com/

Delaware Wine and Beer Festival – Oct 19, 2014 (TBD?), Dover. http://www.delawarewineandbeerfestival.com/

Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler’s Festival - Oct 24-26, 2012, Rehoboth. http://www.beach-fun.com/Sea-Witch-Halloween-Fiddlers-Festival/.  http://www.rehoboth.com/events-a-activities/2014-calendar-of-events.html?view=detail&eventID=201

Pumpkin Chunkin  - Oct 24 - 26, 2014, Bridgeville http://www.punkinchunkin.com/

Halloween Parade – Oct 26, 2014, Newark – 3 pm - followed by trick or treat on Main Street - http://www.cityofnewarkde.us/index.aspx?nid=739

Fringe Festival – TBD 2014. Wilmington-  http://fringewilmingtonde.com/

 

 

          November

Return Day – Nov 6, 2014, (Thursday after election) Georgetown - http://www.returnday.org/

Turkey Trot – November 22 – 9 am 10K and 5K follows, Newark -  More Information

Indian Diwali Festival – Date TBD, holiday in November, Kent & Sussex organization) - http://www.iusde.org/

Jaycee’s Christmas Parade – Saturday afternoon after Thanksgiving at 11 am, Wilmington. Only elected official can march, unless you area associated w/ a group in the parade.  Better to work the crowd.  http://www.wilmingtonjaycees.com/parade_info.htm

 

          December

Christmas in Odessa - Dates TBD. Usually 1st Saturday.  2014 marks 50th anniversary of event. Odessa. http://christmasinodessa.com/. 

Holly Festival- Dates TBD, usually 2nd Saturday. Milton. http://www.historicmilton.com/events.html

Newark – Winter Festival – Dec 5, 2014 (rain date Dec 6, 2014) – Academy Lawn – 6 – 8 pm

Reindeer Run – Dec 5, 2014 – Newark, Special Olympics Fundraiser http://www.sode.org/

Tree Lighting – TBD, Elsmere http://elsmere.delaware.gov/

Holiday Parade – TBD, Elsmere contact Fire Hall at (302) 999-0183. http://elsmere.delaware.gov/

 

 

 

 

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